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Arrest Made After Mom With 2 Kids Interrupt Burglary Inside Pleasant Hill Home

A mother, with her two children in tow, interrupted a burglary inside her home on Tuesday, leading to the eventual arrest of the burglar, police said Wednesday.

03/11/2015

Three puppies rescued from a trash bin at Paso Nogal Park in Pleasant Hill. (Contra Costa Animal Services)

$5,000 Reward Offered To Find Who Left Puppies To Die In Garbage Bag At Pleasant Hill Park

The Humane Society of the U.S. is offering a $5,000 reward for information on the animal cruelty suspect or suspects who sealed three 5-week-old terrier puppies in a garbage bag and left them to die in a Pleasant Hill park last week.

01/27/2015

Three puppies rescued from a trash bin at Paso Nogal Park in Pleasant Hill. (Contra Costa Animal Services)

Dog Finds Abandoned Puppies Alive In Trash Bag At Pleasant Hill Park

Three very young terrier puppies are alive and well after being found in a trash bag Tuesday near a garbage can in Pleasant Hill’s Paso Nogal Park, Contra Costa County animal control officials said.

01/20/2015

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wind-Toppled Trees And Debris Shut San Francisco, East Bay BART Tracks

Tuesday’s high winds are wreaking havoc on BART tracks causing complete shutdowns in San Francisco’s Mission, and in the East Bay.

12/30/2014

A BART train is stopped on the tracks between Concord and North Concord stations after the discovery of a body alongside the tracks, November 3, 2014. (CBS)

Body Found On East Bay BART Tracks; Service Recovering After Partial Shutdown

BART shut down service in both directions between Pleasant Hill and Pittsburg/Bay Point after a body was found on the tracks Monday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.

11/03/2014

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Pleasant Hill Woman Suffers Burns In 1-Alarm Apartment Fire

A woman suffered minor burns in a one-alarm apartment fire in Pleasant Hill Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.

10/19/2014

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Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend

A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.

10/15/2014

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17 Of The Craziest College Courses Currently Offered

“Advance Sailing,” anyone? – Find some these interesting courses here in the Bay Area…

09/13/2014

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BART Service Returns To Normal For Morning Commute On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line

Service was disrupted through the Tuesday evening commute after a train was taken out of service near the Pleasant Hill station, after it had a problem with a wheel component.

08/27/2014

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Pleasant Hill Man Arrested For Alleged Burglary Attempts In Concord Neighborhood

A 30-year-old Pleasant Hill man was arrested after allegedly trying to burglarize homes in Concord’s Dana Farms neighborhood early Wednesday morning, a police lieutenant said.

08/20/2014

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