Contra Costa

Rich Voisey

Pinole Fire Captain Who Died Of Brain Cancer Honored At Memorial Service

After more than three decades of service, a Pinole fire captain is being honored Saturday for his dedication to protecting the city and surrounding area and for his advocacy for fire service.

03/28/2015

Police Investigation

Pedestrian Killed In Fatal Collision On Morello Ave. In Martinez

Police said a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in Martinez Friday night was a man about 60 years old.

03/28/2015

CHP Patrol Car

Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On I-680 Off-Ramp In Alamo

A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on an Interstate Highway 680 off-ramp in Alamo Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/15/2015

Antioch Bridge

Man’s Threatened Jump From Antioch Bridge Follows Previous Attempt Last Month

A man was taken into custody Sunday after he threatened to jump off the Antioch Bridge, his second such attempt in little over a month

03/15/2015

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Injured In Separate Early-Morning Crashes On I-80 Near Hercules

At least one person was airlifted to a hospital after two crashes early Sunday morning, one involving a vehicle and Contra Costa County fire truck, on Interstate Highway 80 near Hercules.

03/15/2015

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Killer Loose In Albany, East Bay Town’s First Murder In Decade

A 37-year-old woman was found dead in an apparent homicide at her apartment in Albany on Monday afternoon, police said.

03/11/2015

A pit bull attacked its owner in Pinole, leaving the woman seriously injured. (CBS)

Pit Bull Stabbed, Beaten With Bat As It Attacked Woman In Pinole Home; Dog Later Euthanized

Blinky, a 9-year-old pit bull mix that attacked and severely injured a woman at her home in Pinole on Sunday morning, has been euthanized, according to Contra Costa County Animal Services.

03/02/2015

Bob Taylor is sworn in as Mayor of Brentwood. (thepress.net)

Brentwood Mayor Gets 65% Pay Raise Twice In Four Months, Still Earns Below Minimum Wage

Once the increase takes effect, Taylor’s salary will have gone from $6,831 in October, to $17,271 plus medical benefits and other pay.

02/25/2015

Police Investigation

CHP Seeks Driver Involved In Fatal Bay Point Collision With Pedestrian

A driver involved in a collision that allegedly killed a 25-year-old woman from Bay Point late Saturday is at large Sunday, California Highway Patrol officials said.

02/08/2015

Apartments

Residents Of Dilapidated Richmond Public Housing Complex Get Federal Vouchers To Relocate

After years of living with mold, cockroaches and mice, residents of Richmond’s Hacienda public housing complex will soon begin the process of moving to more habitable dwellings, city officials said Friday.

02/06/2015

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