kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Pittsburg

Mendocino coast, california, beach, abalone diver

Abalone Diver From Pittsburg Dies In Mendocino Cliff Fall

Authorities in Mendocino County say an abalone diver died when he fell from a steep cliff after a dive, less than a week after the abalone season’s first fatality was reported.

06/09/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Vegetation Fire Burns About 40 Acres In Bay Point

A vegetation fire burned about 40 acres in Bay Point early Saturday morning and took firefighters nearly five hours to control, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

06/07/2014

Suspects (left to right) Derrick Harper, Roy Gordon Eric Beman were charged with with conspiracy to commit human trafficking, torture, mayhem and kidnapping for extortion in Contra Costa County. (City of Pittsburg)

Three Charged In Brutal Contra Costa County Sex Trafficking Ring

Three Northern California men are facing charges in what prosecutors say was a brutal sex trafficking ring in which women were raped and beaten and one was branded with a clothes iron.

06/06/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Grass Fire Along Delta De Anza Trail In Pittsburg

Crews have extinguished a small grass fire along the Delta de Anza Regional Trail in Pittsburg, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

06/01/2014

Pittsburg Marina

Five Rescued From Boats That Ran Aground Near Pittsburg Marina

Fire crews helped rescue five people from two separate boats that ran aground in shallow water near the Pittsburg Marina Memorial Day weekend.

05/26/2014

(CBS)

Brush Fire Contained After Burning 15-Acres Near Pittsburg

Firefighters have contained a 15-acre brush fire burning in unincorporated Contra Costa County just south of Pittsburg Tuesday evening, a fire dispatcher said.

05/13/2014

Scene of a fatal crash of a car into a canal in Pittsburg near West Leland and Golf Club roads, April 2, 2014. (CBS)

Driver Killed After Plunge Into Pittsburg Canal Identified As Missing Man

A man found dead inside a car submerged in the Contra Costa Canal in Pittsburg Wednesday morning was reported missing by family members Tuesday night, police said.

04/02/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Small Fire Breaks Out Near 40-Acre Pittsburg Brush Fire That Injured Firefighter

Firefighters in Pittsburg quickly put out a small grass fire Friday morning at the site of a three-alarm brush fire that burned 40 acres and sent a firefighter to the hospital Thursday evening and remained at the scene to watch for flare-ups, a fire captain said.

03/21/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Underneath High-Voltage Power Lines In Pittsburg

Firefighters in Pittsburg contained a three-alarm brush fire burning early Thursday evening near power lines at the Pittsburg Power Plant, where 10th Street turns into Willow Pass Road.

03/20/2014

Firefighters douse blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Megantic in Canada's Quebec province on July 6, 2013, sparking explosions that engulfed about 30 buildings in fire. At least 80 people are missing after a driverless oil tanker train derailed and exploded in the small Canadian town of Lac-Megantic, destroying dozens of buildings, a firefighter back from the scene told AFP. AFP PHOTO / François Laplante-Delagrave (Photo credit should read François Laplante-Delagrave/AFP/Getty Images)

Explosion Survivor Warns Of Fracked Oil Trains; Newer Safety Regulations Delayed

A woman who lived through one of the deadliest train derailments ever hopes her experience serves as a wake-up call about allowing highly-volatile fracked crude oil to be transported by rail – as has been proposed in the Bay Area.

03/06/2014

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,912 other followers