CoCo County Sheriff Criticized For Making Prisoner Info PublicThe Contra Costa County Sheriff is drawing heat for releasing information about jail prisoners that critics say is helping ICE deport people.
Alameda County Sheriff Office Employee Charged With Smuggling Meth, Phone Into Santa Rita JailAn Alameda County Sheriff's Office technician has been arrested for allegedly smuggling a phone and methamphetamine to an inmate at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
10-Year-Old Lafayette Boy On Bike Fatally Struck By Amazon Delivery Vehicle IdentifiedA 10-year-old boy on a bicycle fatally struck by an Amazon delivery vehicle in Lafayette on Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as Leonardo Cellura.
Oakland Zoo Sells Out Its First Public Opening Since PandemicThe Oakland Zoo sold out of tickets Wednesday, the first day the zoo has been open to the public since closing amid COVID-19 shelter orders in March.
Concord City Council Approves Sales Tax Extension, Increase For November BallotConcord voters will be presented in November with a ballot measure on whether to approve extending and increasing a sales tax city leaders expect will raise about $27 million a year for myriad municipal needs.
Reopening: Saliva-Based COVID-19 Testing Site Opens For 2-Day Pilot Run In BerkeleyA saliva-based COVID-19 test will be available for two days starting Wednesday in Berkeley with the aim of increasing the speed and availability of testing, according to city officials.
First, Second Bores Of Caldecott Tunnel Closing Overnight For Maintenance WorkThe first and second bores of the Caldecott Tunnel on Highway 24 will close overnight Tuesday and Wednesday for maintenance work.
Richmond’s New Top Cop Makes History As First Woman To Head City's Police DepartmentPolice Chief Bisa French spent half her adult life working at the Richmond Police Department. Now, as the first woman to head the city's department, she says she is ready to take on the 24/7 job.
Firefighters Contain Point Fire In Concord; Lanes On Highway 4 ReopenA vegetation fire burned along state Highway 4 in Concord on Tuesday afternoon and prompted the closure of highway lanes, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (7/28/20)
Feds Arrest Man Wanted In Murder Of Indiana Police Officer's Son After Foot Chase In OaklandA man wanted in the fatal shootings of a Gary police officer’s son and another man was apprehended in Oakland by federal marshals after he tossed a gun during a foot chase.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Fines For COVID-19 Health Order ViolationsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday used its emergency powers to pass a new ordinance that establishes fines for violations of COVID-19 public health orders including the wearing of face coverings.
Air Quality Officials Issue Alert For Smoky Haze From 5-Alarm San Francisco Blaze The remnants of a massive smoke plume from a 5-alarm fire that raced through several commercial buildings in San Francisco early Tuesday continued to linger miles away, triggering an air quality advisory for the East Bay.
Oakland Police Investigate 3 Homicides In 4 Days; At Least 2 In CustodyPolice are investigating three separate homicides that have happened in Oakland since Saturday that have resulted in two arrests, according to authorities.
Man Shot Dead At Concord Business Park; Suspect ArrestedA man was fatally shot at a Concord business park Monday afternoon and a suspect has been arrested, police said.
Vegetation Fire Blocks Niles Canyon Road In FremontA vegetation fire in Fremont has shut down a major road in the city Tuesday, authorities said.