Contra Costa County
Buy something in Hayward and you’re going to get whacked with a 10% sales tax. Take a few steps outside the city limits and the tax is a half cent cheaper.
Apparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.
More than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon.
The governing board for Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo has voted to start closing down the facility on April 21st.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.