Pittsburg

Library-A-Go-Go machines restored at BART stations, shopping center on March 25th, 2015

‘Robotic’ Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping Center

Apparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.

03/27/2015

(CBS SF)

Crews Clean Up Chemical Plume Release At Dow Pittsburg Plant

More than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon.

03/27/2015

Images from the crash scene of a big rig into a Pittsburg restaurant near Railroad Ave and Linscheid Drive. (Nic Palmer/CBS)

Big-Rig Driver Killed After Crash Into Pittsburg Building Sets Off 2-Alarm Fire

Firefighters were battling a two-alarm fire Monday morning in Pittsburg that was apparently sparked by a big-rig that crashed into a building, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

03/16/2015

A crash scene at the intersection of Loveridge and East Leland roads in Pittsburg following a police chase of a bank robbery suspect, January 12, 2015. (CBS)

Pittsburg Police Officer, 4 Others Hurt In Chain Reaction Crash During Bank Robber Chase

A Pittsburg police officer responding to a bank robbery got into a crash with two other cars and a motorcycle that sent five people to the hospital Monday afternoon, Pittsburg police said.

01/12/2015

Hazmat crews on the scene after a Pittsburg neighborhood was evacuated on January 7, 2015. (CBS)

Evacuation Order In Pittsburg Neighborhood Lifted, Railcar Not Leaking Propane

An evacuation order in Pittsburg has been lifted Wednesday evening after a leak on a railcar at a Union Pacific Railroad yard that was initially thought to be flammable propane turned out to be lubricating oil, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official.

01/07/2015

Hand-knitted slippers stolen from Evelyn Arms' Pittsburg home. (CBS)

Pittsburg Woman’s Handmade Gifts For Family Members Stolen By Modern-Day Grinch

A Pittsburg woman’s handmade Christmas gifts for her grandchildren were stolen by a modern-day Grinch.

12/24/2014

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Grinch Thieves Break In, Steal Hand-Knitted Christmas Gifts From Pittsburg Grandma’s Home

Evelyn Arms has been knitting slippers to give to her grandchildren as Christmas gifts ever since last summer. All that handiwork was lost, when thieves broke into her Pittsburg home and stole them. All 17 pairs!

12/24/2014

A poster for "The Interview" being installed at a theater in Livermore. (CBS)

Where To Watch ‘The Interview’ Streaming Online Christmas Eve, and In Bay Area Theaters Christmas Day

After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film online on Christmas Eve and in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all.

12/23/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting that killed one person and injured two others on Auburn Drive in Pittsburg on December 14, 2014. (CBS)

Pittsburg 17-Year-Old Arrested In Class, Suspected In Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 2

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a shooting that killed one person and injured two others outside a Pittsburg home on Sunday night, a police captain said Monday.

12/16/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART-AC Transit Expands Transbay Overnight Bus Service To 24th And Mission

BART and AC Transit announced a one-year pilot program that expands overnight bus service between San Francisco and the East Bay with a farther reach in each direction and more frequent running service.

12/09/2014

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