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Contra Costa

(CBS SF)

Richmond Restaurant Hacks Yelp By Encouraging Customers To Leave Bad Reviews

Forget impeccable customer service and superb-quality food — one Richmond restaurant is working to become the worst-rated restaurant in the Bay Area as a way to fight back Yelp.

09/18/2014

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Plastic Bag Ban At Walnut Creek Stores Takes Effect Thursday

Starting Thursday, customers at Walnut Creek retailers will have to bring a reusable bag or pay 10 cents for a paper bag to carry their purchases as the city’s plastic bag ban takes effect.

09/18/2014

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Homeless Man Who Walked Into Woman’s Home To Watch TV Arrested In El Cerrito

A 33-year-old homeless man was arrested after walking into a woman’s El Cerrito home and sitting down to watch television with her.

09/13/2014

Walnut Creek Parking Meters

Walnut Creek Parking Meter Glitch Fixed After Malfunction Produced Unwarranted Tickets

A glitch found in some new downtown Walnut Creek parking meters that left at least 100 drivers with unwarranted parking tickets has been fixed.

09/12/2014

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Brentwood Police Officer Hurt When Suspected DUI Driver Plows Into Patrol Car

A Brentwood police officer is recovering today after being injured in a car crash with a suspected drunk driver in Oakley early Thursday morning, police said.

09/11/2014

Richard Contreras

Richmond Man Suspected Driver Of Car That Caused AC Transit Bus To Crash, Injuring 11

Police are seeking the whereabouts of 24-year-old Richard Contreras who is suspected of driving a stolen vehicle that collided with an AC Transit bus which slammed into a house, injuring at least 11 people in Richmond

09/06/2014

AC Transit Bus Crash

AC Transit Bus Collides With Stolen Car, Crashes Into Richmond Home

A bus collided with a home in Richmond Friday night after it was struck by a stolen car fleeing from sheriff’s deputies, causing multiple injuries, according to officials.

09/05/2014

Jorge Luis Perez (Pittsburg Police Dept.)

Police Arrest Driver, Brother In Fatal Pittsburg Hit-And-Run

Two Bay Point brothers have been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 50-year-old woman walking in Pittsburg on Sunday evening, a police captain said Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Interstate 680

Big Rig Catches Fire In Martinez, Blocks Southbound Lanes On Interstate 680

A big-rig carrying vehicles caught fire on southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Martinez Monday afternoon, backing up traffic on the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/01/2014

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Oakley Double Shooting Sends 2 To Hospital, Suspects At Large

A fight at an Oakley house party sent two men to the hospital early Sunday morning.

08/31/2014

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