Reduced Funding Forces Policy Change At East CoCo County Fire DistrictAs fire season ramps up, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is making some tough choices to deal with understaffing that are compromising the district's ability to fight fires.
Oil Drilling May Be Coming Back to Brentwood Next To New HomesOil rigs pumping crude right next to homes may be the norm in Kern County. But not in the Bay Area, and that's why it came as a shock when some East Bay residents found out about a proposal to drill for oil right behind their housing development.
Brentwood Police Explain Release Of Masked Vandalism Suspect Seen In Video With MachetePolice in Brentwood offered some clarification Thursday in regard to a recent incident where a masked vandalism suspect who was seen in surveillance video armed with a machete had been cited and released by officers.
Brentwood Man Wounded When Gunman Opens Fire On VehicleA man who was injured in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting suffered a gunshot wound to the head, but was able to drive to his home and call for help before being airlifted to a hospital late Monday night.
DUI Suspect Arrested After Brentwood Wrong-Way CrashA suspected driver under the influence triggered a wrong-way injury crash in Brentwood late Sunday night, authorities said.
7-Acre Brush Fire Burning In Unincorporated Brentwood ContainedNo structures were damaged by a brush fire that burned about seven acres Friday afternoon off Deer Valley Road in unincorporated Brentwood before being contained, fire officials said.
23-Year-Old Brentwood Man Dies In Solo CrashA 23-year-old Brentwood man was killed Saturday night when the car he was driving veered off Fairview Avenue and into a tree.
Police Arrest Suspect In Brentwood Stabbing; Victim Has SurgeryBrentwood police arrested a suspect in a Saturday night stabbing near Heron Park that left a man with wounds to the chest and hand, police said.
East CoCo County Residents Push for More FirefightersSome fed-up East Contra Costa County neighbors are turning to voters to fix their fire departments' slow response times.
Suspect Arrested In Brentwood Stabbing On New Year's MorningA suspect has been arrested in a Brentwood stabbing that sent a Petaluma man to the hospital with multiple wounds early New Year's Day, police officials said.
Vandals Melt Away Brentwood Christmas TraditionIt’s the biggest night in Brentwood this holiday season as people lined the streets for the Hometown Christmas Parade, but vandals meted away an annual tradition for many families.