Suspect Arrested In Brick-Throwing Incident On Highway 242 In Concord That Killed GrandmotherA 46-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly tossing bricks onto state Highway 242 in Concord on multiple occasions, including one incident in which a grandmother was killed by a brick while riding with her grandchildren last year.
Officer Struck By Fleeing Vehicle In Hercules; Suspect Arrested After Rodeo BurglaryPolice arrested a 28-year-old Alameda man Wednesday after he allegedly hit an officer with a vehicle while trying to elude arrest.
COVID Vaccine: Concord Drive-Through Site Busy As Contra Costa Ramps Up Vax EffortsContra Costa County is making headway with its increased COVID vaccination efforts Wednesday with the newly opened drive-through mass vaccination site in Concord in full swing.
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: Contra Costa County Provides Debt Relief For Renters and LandlordsContra Costa County is throwing a $75 million lifeline to renters and landlords with a new relief program funded by federal funds provided to the state.
COVID Reopening: Restaurant Regulars Welcome Return of Indoor Dining in ConcordContra Costa and Sonoma counties moved into the red tier on Sunday, permitting restaurants to reopen limited indoor dining. However, just because businesses could open their doors doesn’t mean they did.
MDUSD Delays Decision on Reopening Schools Pending More NegotiationsThe Mount Diablo Unified School District Governing Board put off a decision on how and when to reopen schools on Wednesday night while negotiations continued with the district's teacher's union and other labor partners.
East Bay Landscaper Charged in Stump-Grinder Death of EmployeeThe owner of a Concord-based landscaping company is facing two felony charges for the death of an employee in 2018.
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.
Man Found Shot Dead On Street In ConcordA man was found shot to death on a street in Concord early Monday morning, police said.
COVID: Nearly Half Of MDUSD Survey Respondents So Far Prefer Online LearningEarly results from a survey of families in the Mount Diablo Unified School District show nearly half of them would prefer their students to remain in distance learning for the rest of the school year rather than return to campus via a proposed hybrid model.
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.
7 Arsons Suspects Arrested In Separate Incidents In Contra Costa County Since New YearSeven suspects have been arrested in eight separate arson cases in the East Bay since the beginning of the year, according fire officials.
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.