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Hercules Man Guilty Of Murder For Role In 2011 Botched Marijuana Robbery In Alameda

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A Hercules man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for his role in an alleged scheme to steal marijuana from a man at an Alameda apartment complex three years ago that resulted […]

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A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART Service Disrupted By East Bay Track Damage

An equipment problem on the tracks has caused major delays Bay Area Rapid Transit service in the East Bay Tuesday afternoon.

08/26/2014

A thief is seen breaking into a car in front of a Concord home using an electronic device to unlock the door. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Concord Thief Uses Mystery Electronic Device To Break Into Car

Thieves are dispensing with the usual smash-and-grab technique and using a high-tech means to break into cars to steal items inside.

08/25/2014

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San Francisco Man Shot Dead In Antioch

Antioch police are asking anyone with information about a deadly early morning shooting to come forward.

08/24/2014

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Wiz Khalifa Cancels SoCal Concert After Fatal Shooting Backstage At Shoreline

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS ) — Police are trying to figure out how a killer made his way backstage at last night’s Wiz Khalifa show in Mountain View with a loaded gun. The shooting happened Friday […]

08/23/2014

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Water Main Break Leaves Huge Sinkhole On Richmond Street

A water main break Saturday afternoon has shut down service to about 30 homes in Richmond.

08/23/2014

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Pittsburg Carl’s Jr. Evacuated When Grease Fire Spreads Beyond Kitchen

Firefighters brought a two-alarm fire at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Pittsburg under control Saturday morning

08/23/2014

19-year-old Jeremy Scott of Martinez reunites with his family at SFO on August 15, 2014, following a tour in Afghanistan. (USO / Bay City News Service)

19-Year-Old Martinez Soldier Returns From Afghanistan To Emotional Welcome

A 19-year-old soldier is headed home to Martinez on Friday afternoon after returning from a tour in Afghanistan.

08/15/2014

Joan Miller (right) teaches a piano lesson to student Fedra Britvic. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Keeps Music From Being Silenced In Schools

When budget cuts began to slash music programs in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District, one woman jumped in to keep it from being silenced altogether. Now this Jefferson Award winner is helping keeping music alive for students.

08/13/2014

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

Contra Costa County Pushes To Sign Up Inmates Now Eligible For Medi-Cal Coverage

Contra Costa County is joining a long list of Bay Area counties to sign up one of the toughest populations for health care— jail inmates.

08/12/2014

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