Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.
The Contra Costa County board of supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to adopt the Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan that has been two years in the making.
he California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire started Sunday afternoon on the edge of Mount Diablo State Park.
Police were investing the collapse of a radio communication tower late Sunday night or early Monday morning in Contra Costa County that may be the work of vandals.
Contra Costa County authorities said a police raid led to one of the county’s biggest weapons seizures in years. Officials said Thursday that officers seized 56 guns, 30,000 rounds of ammunition and an unspecified amount of methamphetamine for sale at a Bay Point home.
Opening arguments were heard Tuesday in the trial of a second man accused in the 2009 gang rape of a teenage girl outside a homecoming dance at Richmond High school.
A Contra Costa County prosecutor delivered a graphic opening statement Monday as the trial began for two men charged in the brutal 2009 gang rape of a teen girl at Richmond High School.
A 12-year-old boy who drowned in an Antioch canal over the holiday weekend was visiting a friend whom he had gone to school with in Alameda, a school employee said.
A 13-year-old boy has drowned after ending up in a Contra Costa County canal filled with swift-moving water.
A Southern California woman who kidnapped her infant granddaughter from the child’s Knightsen home in 2011 and tried to pass the child off as her own was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday.