Firefighter Injured Battling Concord Naval Weapons Station BlazeA Concord firefighter suffered a back injury when he tumbled through a floor while battling a blaze in an abandoned apartment building on the city' east side, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
Labor Dispute Continues To Delay Concord Naval Weapons Station Development The master developer and the labor consortium poised to build a new 2,300-acre residential and commercial community on the former Concord Naval Weapons Station land were directed by the Concord City Council Wednesday night to resume meeting and redouble their efforts to break an impasse over labor agreements stalling the project.
Navy Turns Over Concord Weapons Station Land for New Regional ParkMore than 2,200 acres of former Concord Naval Weapons Station land in eastern Concord is now in the hands of the East Bay Regional Park District, which plans to make this land the center of a new park.
Former Concord Naval Weapons Station May Be Site Of New CSU CampusThe former Concord Naval Weapons Station is one of five locations in California that will be studied for a new California State University campus.
Brushfire Erupts At Concord Naval Weapon StationFirefighters battled a 25-acre wildfire Monday that ignited in the rural grassland along a roadside on the sprawling grounds of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.
Old Concord Base Seen As Possible Site To House Detained ImmigrantsThe old Concord Naval Weapons Station has reportedly been mentioned by U.S. Navy officials as a possible site to house tens of thousands of immigrants who have entered the country illegally.
1 Dead In Small Plane Crash At Former Concord Naval Weapons StationA small plane has crashed at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station Monday morning.
Apple Said To Show Interest In Car Testing Facility At Old Concord Naval Weapons StationAdding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that's been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles.
Honda Testing Automated Cars At Former Concord Naval Weapons StationHonda is testing new cars with automated driving at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, the company announced Tuesday.
Mercedes-Benz To Test Self-Driving Cars At Concord Naval Weapons StationSelf-driving cars will soon be zooming around Concord’s Naval Weapons Station under an agreement with Mercedes-Benz to use the station’s vehicle testing facility, Contra Costa Transportation Authority officials announced Wednesday.
Crews Gain Upper Hand On Grass Fire Near Bay Point Near Chemical PlantA three-alarm brush fire in Bay Point grew to about 120 acres but was 90 percent contained Thursday evening, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
Brush Fire Near Concord Scorches More Than 200 AcresA three-alarm brush fire that is burning near Concord Monday afternoon has charred 240 acres and damaged three buildings, a Contra Costa County fire official said.
Veteran, Activist Recalls Losing Legs To Train In Concord ProtestThe Bay Area has been the center of political and social activism for decades. Nearly 25 years after a train ran over him, Brian Willson told CBS 5 why it was all worth it.
East Bay Remains Home To Military Outpost, Is It Safe?The Bay Area is not widely known as a strategic military outpost. But perceptions can be deceiving, as CBS5 discovered.
Concord Plans Redevelopment Of Naval Weapons StationAfter nearly six years, the vision for thousands of acres has been finalized by Concord's City Council, leaving housing advocates and environmentalists alike applauding.