This week’s Jefferson Award winner is an East Bay teacher who immigrated to the United States 20 years ago. But she has never forgotten the experience of being new to a country and culture.
A man who died during a lengthy standoff with police in El Sobrante over the weekend was shot by police but appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said Wednesday.
A man and woman suspected of burglarizing a home in El Sobrante on Sunday afternoon were arrested after investigators traced them to a residence in Concord.
A man’s wife and children are released to safety, but a 43-year-old man turns a gun on himself in a nearly nine-hour standoff on San Pablo Dam Road.
Two El Sobrante men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing pickup trucks in Marin and Sonoma counties and removing their catalytic converters.