2-Alarm Fire Near Pittsburg Causes $104K In Damage, Displaces 3A fire caused $104,000 in damage and displaced three people Sunday evening from a home in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Pittsburg, fire officials said.
BART Ordered To Pay $1.27 Million In Hazmat SuitBART has been ordered to pay $1.275 million in a settlement for failing to implement hazardous materials business plans at facilities throughout the transit system.
Compost Facility Blamed For Strong Odors In The East BayAn East Bay composting facility has been ordered to stop taking any more green waste shipments at until it gets the smell under control.
Pedestrian Killed On I-80 In Richmond May Have Jumped From OverpassThe incident was first reported when a caller said that a pedestrian may have jumped into traffic from an overpass near McBryde Avenue.
510 Area Code Running Low On Numbers; CPUC Holds HearingsThe CPUC expects that available numbers in the 510 area code will be exhausted by June 2019.
Area Near Contra Costa Road Washout Secured For SafetyAuthorities in Contra Costa County on Thursday have secured the area around a major road washout that happened earlier this week to keep curious local residents safe.
Swollen Creek Washes Out Major Road In Contra Costa CountyA major road through Contra Costa County has been damaged and made impassable because of the recent storms.
New Law Set To End Group Homes As Foster Care OptionNext month, a new state law kicks in to phase out group homes for foster care. KPIX 5 spoke with a former foster child who is hopeful the law will create a more family-like atmosphere for foster kids, especially during the holidays.
East Bay Firefighters To Face Charges In Alleged Drunken Brawl With PoliceTwo Contra Costa County firefighters are facing charges related to an alleged drunken scuffle with Walnut Creek police officers in October, according to the district attorney’s office.
Widow Of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Wants To Change Child's NameThe widow of the gunman who carried out a deadly shooting at a Florida gay nightclub before he was killed has filed a petition in a Contra Costa County court to change the name of their son.
Probation Manager Transformed Contra Costa Juvenile Justice System
CoCo County District Attorney To Pay $45K Fine For Misusing Campaign FundsContra Costa County’s top law enforcement official is facing penalties after illegally using campaign contributions for his own personal use, including travel, hotels, restaurants and movie tickets over a five-year period.