Lyft Partners With Contra Costa County To Test Self-Driving TechnologySan Francisco-based ride-hailing company Lyft announced Thursday it is partnering with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to further develop its self-driving vehicle technology in Concord.
AutoNation To Pay $3.38 Million To Settle California Environment LawsuitA California court has ordered 57 car dealerships and collision centers that operate as subsidiaries of AutoNation to pay nearly $3.5 million in penalties for illegally disposing of hazardous material.
East Bay Restaurant Re-Inspected And Re-Opened For BusinessA popular East Bay restaurant that was shut down earlier this week reopened after it was reinspected by Contra Costa County health inspectors.
Shallow, Magnitude 2.9 Quake Strikes Near Mount DiabloA shallow earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck Contra Costa County early Monday morning.
East Bay Homeowners On The Hook For Costly Repairs To County Storm DrainsHomeowners in Contra Costa County were shocked to learn they are responsible for leaking sewage pipes under or near their property. The repairs can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
CHP Officer Hurt In Multi-Car Crash On Highway 4 In ConcordA California Highway Patrol officer was hurt when a car plowed into a crash scene under investigation on Highway 4 in Contra Costa County.
'Swatting' Prank 911 Call Led Officers to Storm House in HerculesGuns drawn, police officers stormed a house in Hercules on Dec. 27 after they received a 911 call. It turned out to be a prank known as "swatting."
Man Caught On Camera Siphoning Gas From Contra Costa County VanAuthorities need help identifying a man who has siphoned gasoline several times from a van used to take children to and from family visitations in Contra Costa County.
East Bay Program Subsidizes Low-Income Families Eating HealthyA government program that gives low-income families in the Bay Area a chance to eat healthier practically for free doesn't get many takers, but some workers involved in the program are try to change that.
Bay Area Cities, Counties Receive Sanctuary Warning Letters From DOJThe cities of San Francisco, Berkeley and Fremont were among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Richmond Touts 'Micropads' For Homeless, But Unsure Where To Put ThemAn East Bay city is looking to take people off the streets by creating tiny homes for the homeless, but some say it won't even make a dent in dealing with the issue.
New Ordinances In Contra Costa Clamp Down On Recreational PotA vote in Contra Costa County Tuesday afternoon put some significant restrictions on recreational pot sales.