Contra Costa County

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo.

Board Votes To Close Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Next Month

The governing board for Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo has voted to start closing down the facility on April 21st.

03/27/2015

(Photo by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Health Department Warns Of Dangers Of Drinking Raw Milk After 6 Bay Area Residents Fall Ill

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.

03/25/2015

El Cerrito School Lockdown

Man Injured In Shooting Outside El Cerrito High School; 2 Detained

A school in El Cerrito went into lockdown status Friday afternoon after a school resource officer discovered a man with a gunshot wound outside the school, police said.

03/20/2015

California Highway Patrol officers with weapons drawn watch as the driver of an SUV emerges after overturning on Interstate 280 in Los Altos Hills, March 17, 2015. (CBS)

Speeding Driver Arrested After Leading CHP Across 3 Counties Before Crashing In Los Altos Hills

A speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers from Solano County through three more Bay Area counties before crashing on the edge of Los Altos Hills this afternoon, according to the CHP.

03/17/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus Fire

A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.

03/17/2015

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Firefighter Injured, Dog Killed In Pinole House Fire

A residential structure fire in Pinole injured a firefighter, killed a dog and displaced two residents Sunday night, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire officials.

03/16/2015

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

More Than 650 Photos of Nude, Semi-Nude Teens At Center Of East Bay High School Social Media Scandal

Another Bay Area high school has been rocked with a social media scandal. The latest involves several hundred sexually-explicit photos of teenagers in the Lamorinda area of Contra Costa.

03/13/2015

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Suspected Stalker Found With Apparent Grenade In Richmond Motel Room

Police in the East Bay say a man suspected of stalking his ex-girlfriend was arrested at a motel that had to be evacuated after officers found an apparent grenade in his room.

03/12/2015

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Mosquitoes Appear Early In Bay Area’s Mixed Weather And They’re Hungry

Mosquitoes are making their presence felt in the Bay Area almost a month ahead of schedule. The mixed weather has some experts warning it could signal an early start to West Nile virus season.

03/10/2015

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

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