Family Pet Triggers Fiery Concord Gas Station CrashA driver apparently distracted by a pet dog slammed into a pump at a Concord gas station Tuesday, igniting a fireball that consumed the vehicle.
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo Unified Campuses Reopen; Plans For Full-Time In-Person Learning This FallOfficials with the Mount Diablo Unified School District announced Friday plans to offer full-time in-person instruction in the fall, as in-person learning resumes in the district.
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo Unified Looks At Phased Return To In-Person Learning Starting March 22The Mount Diablo Unified School District is looking at beginning the phased return to in-person learning later this month.
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo District Calls On Families To Fill Out Reopening SurveyMount Diablo Unified School District is asking for all families to fill out a survey by next Monday to help the district in its planning for how to reopen schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.
Magnitude 3.1 Quake Rattles East Bay Residents Near ConcordA small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 hit just west of Concord in the East Bay late Thursday afternoon, not far from the epicenter of a quake that happened a week ago.
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.
2 East Bay Men Arrested For Cyberstalking, Sexually Exploiting MinorsTwo men from the East Bay have been arrested on federal charges for allegedly stalking and sexually exploiting at least eight minors over social media platforms, authorities said.
Safeway Settles Hand Sanitizer Price Gouging Lawsuit With Alameda, Contra Costa Counties For $140KDistrict attorneys in Alameda and Contra Costa counties announced a $140,000 settlement with Safeway in a price gouging lawsuit involving hand sanitizer sold during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Concord Tax Measure Mailers Prompt Complaint With Fair Political Practices CommissionA complaint has been filed with the state Fair Political Practices Commission asserting the City of Concord may have spent public money on mailers that were political in nature.
Commuters Avoiding Concord Park & Ride Lot Due To Trash, Car Break-Ins, Homeless CampA popular Park & Ride lot in Concord has turned into a dumping ground. Many drivers said they avoid parking there because of the homeless people who live there, trash, and car break-ins.
Police Searching For Missing Concord Woman With Alzheimer’s, DementiaNorma Atterbury was last seen wearing a purple T shirt with black writing, and brown pants and slippers. She suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Man Shot Outside East Bay Water Park After Argument Turns ViolentA man was shot in the parking lot outside Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, in Concord, according to police.
East Bay School District Bans Chemical Found In Roundup Weed KillerThe Mount Diablo Unified School District voted unanimously to ban the active ingredient found in the Roundup weed killer from school property Monday evening.
Concord Man Allegedly Threatens Mass Shooting At Synagogue In Online Chat RoomPolice in Concord have arrested a man in connection with several crimes related to possession of an illegal assault rifle and for threatening comments the man reportedly made in the chat room of an online gaming platform.
Contra Costa County Works On Improvement Projects For Deadly Concord RoadContra Costa County officials said they've begun a series of improvement projects along a dangerous road in Concord, where six people have died in car crashes the past four years.