A string of boat thefts near Bethel Island over the past month has prompted the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office to increase patrols in the area.
Fill up a single tank of gas and head on a food tour of the Sacramento Delta. Some of the more eclectic food stops we explore include the famed peanut butter and steak sandwiches in Locke, and a taxidermy rib joint in Rio Vista. Yum?
With a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista — at the center of one of the state’s biggest gas fields — should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.
The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search on Sunday for a man who apparently fell overboard while fishing alone in Big Break near Oakley Friday afternoon.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man Monday morning who had been stranded on an island near the mouth of the San Joaquin and Sacramento river deltas for five days, the Coast Guard said.
Two jet skiers were rescued from Frank’s Tract in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.