Family Flees Flames; Pet Dog Dies In Early Morning Antioch FireA family's pet dog has died and their home destroyed in an early Friday morning fire that roared through both floors of the two-story house, authorities said.
Pleasant Hill Teen Ryan Joseph Completes Amazing Recovery From Hospital Bed To High School GradThere are few words to describe the courage College High School senior Ryan Joseph has displayed over the last two years.
Oakland A's 'Voice Of God' Announcer Roy Steele Has DiedFormer Oakland Coliseum public address announcer Roy Steele's booming voice has remained etched in the memories of A's fans long after his 2005 retirement.
Demonstrators Protest Police Shooting of Hayward Man Outside His HomeAbout 50 protesters rallied outside of the Hayward police department Thursday evening, demonstrating against police brutality -- including an officer-involved-shooting that occurred Wednesday when officers shot a 61-year-old man in front of his house.
Oakland Bishop: Return To Normal Worship Will Take 'Quite Some Time'The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland has told pastors and parishioners that reopening churches for worship will be approached in a deliberative manner and that it "will be quite some time" before returning to familiar ways of worship.
Contra Costa County Partially Opens 4 Buildings As Cooling Centers Amid Hot WeatherResidents in Contra Costa Countycan cool off during this week's hot weather at partially reopened lobbies at county buildings in Antioch, Pleasant Hill, Hercules and Richmond.
Power Out For Days At Oakland RV Park For Homeless Amid Heat WaveThe electricity has been out at Oakland’s safe RV parking site for the homeless for five days in the middle of a heat wave. 
Contra Costa County Health Director Urges Caution When It Comes To ReopeningsHealth Director Dr. Chris Farnitano is well aware of the growing frustrations among Contra Costa County residents with what feels like a glacial pace in reopening area businesses, recreation, schools and society in general amid the coronavirus pandemic.
BART Service Restored To Pittsburg/Bay Point; Fire Crews Knock Down Small BrushfiresBART service was restored between Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point Wednesday night following brush fires near the trackway just north of the North Concord station, BART and fire officials said.
Road Construction To Shut Down Highway 4/Interstate 680 InterchangeThe Contra Costa Transportation Authority and Caltrans will conduct overnight highway and connector ramp closures in the state Highway 4/Interstate Highway 680 interchange starting Thursday night.
Few Options For Contra Costa Residents Seeking To Escape Heat Wave During PandemicTypically, when the temperatures reach the century mark in Contra Costa County, there are standbys to cool down.