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Walnut Creek Ex-Cop Gets 1-Year Sentence For Beating Woman With Baseball Bat

A former Walnut Creek police officer was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and three years of probation with the possibility of electronic home detention two months after donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond in August.

10/10/2014

Sign from a protest at Contra Costa County Animal Services in Martinez on October 8, 2014. The group No Kill Contra Costa wants the shelter to become a no-kill facility. (CBS)

Candlelight Vigil Held For Animals Killed In Contra Costa County Shelter

Dozens of activists held a candlelight vigil in front of Contra Costa Animal Services on Wednesday evening, to urge the shelter to change its ways and become a no-kill facility.

10/08/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Source Of Mysterious Rumbling In Concord-Clayton Area Discovered

The source of a mysterious rumbling in the Concord-Clayton area that had been keeping residents awake at night has been confirmed.

10/08/2014

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Martinez Animal Shelter Recognized For Disaster Relief Program That Meets Federal Guidelines

An animal shelter program in Contra Costa County is getting recognition from supervisors in Martinez for their preparedness in the event of a disaster.

10/07/2014

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30-Year Walnut Creek Police Veteran Charged For Allegedly Beating Woman In Richmond With Baseball Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer has been charged for allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond last month.

09/08/2014

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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Walnut Creek Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Woman With Bat While Wearing Mask

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month.

08/29/2014

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Resident Traps Burglary Suspect Inside Tool Shed For Richmond Police

A burglary suspect in Richmond was locked up twice early Monday morning when a homeowner allegedly saw him breaking into a tool shed and trapped him inside until police arrived to arrest him.

08/25/2014

Image from YouTube video of wrong-way taxi on HIghway 4 in Martinez. (Moiz Qureshi)

Woman Arrested After Stealing Taxi, Driving Wrong Way On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.

08/15/2014

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

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