Gunman Walks Up, Shoots Driver Stopped At Intersection In Walnut CreekSomeone tried to kill the driver of a vehicle that was stopped at an intersection in Walnut Creek late Monday afternoon.
Brentwood School Board Votes For 100% Distance Learning When School Resumes July 28Brentwood school officials voted Monday to continue distance learning when student learning resumes on July 28 during the pandemic.
Hayward Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing Site Closes Early Due To Rush After 4th Of July WeekendThe COVID-19 testing site at Cal State East Bay in Hayward can swab up to 500 people each day. On Monday after the holiday weekend, there were so many people waiting to get tested, they had to shut down the line at 11:30 a.m.
Martinez: Birthplace Of Martinis, DiMaggio Now Home Of Angry Backlash Over Black Lives Matter SignMartinez was a small town in the East Bay, famous for being the birthplace of both Joe DiMaggio and the martini. But thanks to a video gone viral, city leaders fear that now the world sees Martinez as a hostile place for a Black Lives Matter mural.
Grass Fire That Burned Near Rodeo Tank Farm Along I-80 50% ContainedCal Fire and Contra Costa Fire units have reached 50 percent containment on a grass fire that burned close to a Rodeo tank farm Monday afternoon east of I-80, according to fire officials.
4-Alarm Clock Tower Fire Burning Along I-680; All Southbound Lanes ReopenA 4-alarm grass fire burning along both sides of Interstate 680 just north of the Benicia Bridge Monday afternoon forced lanes of the busy East Bay freeway to be closed for about an hour, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Fire Crews Contain Brush Fire In Fremont's Coyote Hills Regional ParkFire crews from Fremont and Alameda County have contained a brush fire in Coyote Hills Regional Park Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
Man Arrested For Pointing Gun At Group Gathered At Martinez 'Black Lives Matter' Street MuralA 30-year-old Martinez man was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of brandishing a loaded firearm and possession of a loaded and concealed weapon after an argument with another person at the "Black Lives Matter" mural downtown, Martinez police said.
Unruly July 4th Crowd Slowed Oakland Fire Response To Emergency CallAn Oakland fire crew was delayed making an emergency medical call July 4th evening when an unruly mob near Lake Merritt blocked its path and climbed onto the engine.
Bay Area Fire Departments Overwhelmed After Illegal Fireworks Spark Dozens of BlazesBay Area fire officials warned that illegal fireworks were creating an extreme fire danger leading into the Fourth of July holiday and, sadly, those predictions came true.
Vandals Deface Martinez 'Black Lives Matter' Street MuralAuthorities intensified their search Sunday for a man and woman who defaced the "Black Lives Matter" mural painted on a downtown Martinez street.
July 4: Contra Costa Firefighters Knock Down Dozens Of Fires Triggered By Illegal FireworksFirefighters in Contra Costa County spent much of the evening on July 4 battling dozens of fires, many caused by fireworks carelessly set off by revelers in the East Bay.
Stray Bullet from Celebratory Gunfire Lands In Oakland Teen's BedroomIt's not unusual for the Garcia family to hear celebratory gunfire and illegal fireworks on a daily basis at their Oakland home. But this past week, the disturbance came dangerously close.
Contra Costa County Braces for 4th of July Fireworks-Set Flare-UpsAfter a very busy Friday night, Contra Costa Fire Protection District is bracing for a hectic Fourth of July.
Sunol Brush Fire Grows to 100 Acres; 30 Percent ContainedA brush fire near the Sunol Regional Wilderness park has burned 100 acres and was 30 percent contained as of 3:30 p.m. Saturday