Contra Costa County
California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile Virus in the state. West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes.
A plan to keep Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open in a drastically scaled-down form is moving forward with a $6 million loan from Contra Costa County.
High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night
A Contra Costa County man who is an inmate at High Desert State Prison in Susanville is being investigated for attempted homicide of another inmate on Thursday.
Three Northern California men are facing charges in what prosecutors say was a brutal sex trafficking ring in which women were raped and beaten and one was branded with a clothes iron.
San Pablo voters in Tuesday’s election have approved a measure to raise the city’s sales tax by a quarter of a cent to fund an emergency medical squad meant to pay for more emergency medical responders if the city’s only fire station closes.
Fire crews helped rescue five people from two separate boats that ran aground in shallow water near the Pittsburg Marina Memorial Day weekend.
Californians seeking a divorce or take care of other legal issues are unable to do so, because of a massive backlog.
A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.
West Contra Costa County voters are starting to mail in their ballots on Measure C, which would levy a 14-cent tax on each square foot of developed property in an effort to keep the financially embattled Doctors Medical Center afloat.