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.
More than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
A Pittsburg woman’s handmade Christmas gifts for her grandchildren were stolen by a modern-day Grinch.
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!
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.
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.
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.