Concord City Council Approves Police Drone Program Despite ProtestsThe Concord City Council unanimously approved a police request for a drone program this week over the protests of residents who cited concerns over privacy and that the $30,000 of seed money for the program comes from Marathon Petroleum.
Concord Police Warn Porch Thieves Getting Bolder As Holiday Season ApproachesA serial package thief was caught on camera lurking around in a Concord neighborhood, getting a jump start on some holiday stealing, going from one home to another in broad daylight.
UPDATE: Concord Pedestrian Killed in Accident Monday is IdentifiedA 72-year-old Union City woman fatally struck by a vehicle in a Concord on Monday morning has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Evangelina Marquez.
Mount Diablo High School In Concord Briefly Locked Down After Student Found With Gun MagazineA lockdown was lifted Monday morning at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord after a student with a gun magazine was located, police said.
73-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck in Concord Pedestrian AccidentA 73-year-old woman died after a vehicle hit her as she was walking Monday morning in Concord, police said.
Sutter Medical Antioch, John Muir Concord Workers To Strike Over Understaffing, Poor Working ConditionsHealth care workers at two East Bay centers are planning to strike next month because of understaffing, poor working conditions and unfair labor practices, union officials said.
Contra Costa DA: 5 Officers Acted Lawfully In 2019 In-Custody Death At Concord ShelterThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said it will not charge five officers in the in-custody death of Steven Hankins at a Concord homeless shelter in 2019.
Concord Memorial Service Honors Local Firefighters, 9/11 HeroesOn Saturday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District held its annual event honoring firefighter Rene Penaloza, the district's 17 other firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty and those firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11.
Injury Crash Shuts Down Willow Pass Road In ConcordNorthbound and southbound lanes of Willow Pass Road in Concord were closed late Monday night following an injury collision.
CA Lawmaker Meets With East Bay Volunteers Helping Afghan Refugees Find Food, Housing, Social ServicesCongressman Mark DeSaulnier met with volunteers at the Noor Islamic Cultural Center in Concord to begin planning relief efforts for Afghans refugees -- food, housing, interpreters, social services and help for families.
Concord Islamic Cultural Center Launches Effort To Aid Afghan Refugees - 'We Can Do Our Part'The president of the board of directors at Concord's Noor Islamic and Cultural Community Center and his congregation want to do their part.
Afghan Americans Rally Support for Refugees at Demonstration in ConcordA rally was held in Concord Saturday, organized by Afghan Americans calling for the U.S. government to allow enough time to get more people out of that country.
Concord Police Officer Rescues Tortoise Trapped In Busy IntersectionA Concord Police Officer recently rescued a 200-pound tortoise from a perilous intersection, department representatives reported Tuesday.
Concord Police Investigate Death of Teen in Possible Accidental OverdosePolice in Concord on Monday confirmed that the department is investigating the death of a 14-year-old child at their home after the ingestion of a pill over the weekend.
Concord City Council Picks New Master Developer Of Former Naval Weapons Station Site In Close VoteThe Concord City Council on Saturday voted 3-2 to exclusively negotiate with a group of developers, including Seeno Homes, to become master developer for the massive former Concord Naval Weapons Station.