Contra Costa County
The state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.
The former chairman of a disbanded Contra Costa County health care district has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child porn, Concord police said Thursday.
A 29-year-old Danville music teacher was ordered to stand trial Thursday for allegedly molesting three teenage girls last year, prosecutors said Friday.
Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.
The family of a 9-year-old boy slain Sunday morning in Discovery Bay was unaware that a family friend staying at their house overnight was showing signs of mental illness, their lawyer said Thursday. Meanwhile, the family spoke publicly for the first time about the incident.
A 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death Sunday in Discovery Bay and a teenage family friend is the prime suspect.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Martinez Wednesday morning.
Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials said they got the initial call around 3:30 a.m. of a fire at a home on the 600 block of La Casa Via.
HazMat crews were in route to the Richmond Chevron refinery as a precaution Monday after reports of flaring at the facility.
A woman drove her car onto the slide of a playground in Richmond on Saturday, police said.