CoCo County Deputies Arrest Suspect for Sunday Fatal Shooting in Tara HillsSheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a San Francisco man outside an apartment complex in the Tara Hills neighborhood of Contra Costa County.
COVID Schools: Parents Staging 'Let Them Play' Rallies To Force Restart Of High School SportsCynthia Webster's daughter would have played high school soccer this year had there not been a raging pandemic going on. She doesn't think there's any need for her daughter or any other kids to remain on the sidelines anymore.
Vice President-Elect Harris Invites Oakland Restaurateur to InaugurationDerreck Johnson, founder of the Home of Chicken & Waffles restaurant in Oakland, is packing his bags for a trip to Washington D.C. He grew up with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
COVID Vaccine: Supply Constraints Thwart Rapid Rollout Across Bay AreaWhile Bay Area health officials on Friday said they are ready to ramp up distribution of the COVID vaccine to residents, hope of more doses being available from the federal government may be a false promise.
Oakland Chef Dishes Up 'Democracy Gumbo' To Celebrate VP-Elect Kamala Harris' InaugurationAn Oakland-based chef is helping to celebrate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's inauguration by dishing up one of her favorite foods, seafood gumbo, many years after they were taught by the same teacher.
Early Morning Shooting In East Oakland Hospitalizes ManA shooting in East Oakland early Friday morning sent one man to the hospital, police said.
3 People Shot In Antioch; Suspects SoughtPolice in Antioch were investigating a shooting that sent three people to the hospital Thursday night.
2 Arrested Following Domestic Dispute, Shooting In OaklandA domestic dispute led to a shooting Wednesday evening at an Oakland Housing Authority property, police said.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Near ConcordA magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck Contra Costa County Thursday morning, which was felt in much of the East Bay and other parts of the Bay Area.
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo Unified School District Extends Distance Learning Into MarchSchools in the Mount Diablo Unified School District will continue with distance learning at least into March, the district superintendent said Wednesday night.
UPDATE: COVID Vaccine Wait Could Be Weeks For Eligible Recipients In Contra Costa CountyAlthough people 65 and older are now eligible to register to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, Contra Costa Health Services said Thursday the wait for county residents to get a vaccine appointment could be weeks.
COVID Closures: Livermore Retailer Dom's Outdoor Outfitters To Close PermanentlyA beloved, family-owned sporting goods shop in Livermore has announced it will soon close its doors permanently, done in by financial struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Berkeley Public Library Receives National AwardThe Library Journal, a New York-based trade publication for librarians founded in 1876, says Berkeley's public library was one of just two libraries in California worthy of a five-star rating in 2020.
Berkeley Council Considers Banning Most Gas, Diesel Car Sales By 2027Looking to cut greenhouse gas emissions, leaders in Berkeley are seeking to sharply reduce the number of gas and diesel vehicles sold in the city.
Berkeley Police Arrest Woman After Committing Possible Hate CrimeBerkeley Police arrested a woman Tuesday afternoon after she allegedly committed a hate crime against another woman, police officials said.