Contra Costa County

Passengers would embark/disembark at the San Francisco terminal and at a proposed terminal on the Ford Peninsula on the southern waterfront in the City of Richmond. (photo courtesy of WETA)

Richmond Ferry Terminal Project Approved By County Officials

A plan to establish ferry service between Richmond and San Francisco was approved by Contra Costa County water officials.

03/05/2015

Light Plane

Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Mystery Plane That Crashed In San Pablo Bay

The search was launched after a Contra Costa County teacher reported her students had seen a plane spiraling out of control into the water.

03/05/2015

(Image courtesy Google Maps.)

Residents Ordered To Evacuate Hercules Neighborhood After Construction Crew Hits 4-Inch Gas Line

An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.

03/03/2015

Powerball Ticket Purchased In East Bay Worth Over $1 Million

A Powerball ticket purchased in Concord is worth more than $1 million after Saturday’s drawing, California Lottery officials said.

03/02/2015

(CBS SF)

4 Colorado Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested Following High-Speed Chase In Martinez

Police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with a high-speed chase that ended in a crash Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

(CBS SF)

500 Little League Players Displaced By Tesoro Refinery Strike

Talk about striking out. A bunch of Bay Area Little League players are locked out of their home fields because the company that runs their baseball fields is in the middle of a labor dispute.

02/25/2015

A Walnut Creek man's backyard was turned into a mud pit by a burst EBMUD water pipe. (CBS)

Burst 87-Inch Aqueduct Sends 500,000 Gallons Of Water Into Walnut Creek Backyard

A leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.

02/22/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

Temporary Friday Night Closure For Caldecott Tunnel’s Fourth Bore Due To Emergency Drill

The fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnels will be closed Friday night and part of Saturday morning for its first-ever emergency response drill, a Caltrans spokesman said.

02/20/2015

Retired Hercules Police Officer John Goodner (Antioch Police)

Retired Hercules Cop Charged With Attempted Murder Of Wife

Police said a retired Hercules police officer has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at the home of his estranged wife.

02/20/2015

(Thinkstock)

Teen Struck, Killed By Car In Concord Crosswalk

A 14-year-old boy struck by a car in Concord Wednesday morning died, police said.

02/18/2015

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