Female Victim Fatally Stabbed In Concord Over Weekend, Suspect In CustodyA female victim died in a stabbing in Concord early Saturday morning and the suspect was found not far from the crime scene, police confirmed Monday.
Concord City Council Gets Pushback on Police Vehicle PurchasesWhat figured to be an item on the Concord City Council meeting agenda that would generate little or no public discussion instead prompted talk about the need for a financial audit of local police operations, and more dedication paid to "re-imagining" police services.
Concord Officials Move Ahead On Homelessness, Mental Health TeamsIn what officials view as first steps in creating more comprehensive capability to respond to calls about homelessness and mental-health issues, Concord City Council members on Tuesday approved moving ahead with establishing local teams to do that.
UPDATE: Concord Homeowner Escapes With 2 Dogs Before Fire Engulfs HouseAn East Bay woman managed to escape from her Concord home with her two dogs just moments before the structure was completely engulfed in flames late Friday morning.
Alleged Sureño Gang Members Charged With Selling Drugs, Guns At 'One-Stop' Operation In Concord Parking LotAt least 15 suspected Sureños gang members have been charged by federal and local officials with setting up a 'one-stop' operation in a Concord shopping center parking lot to distribute illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine and sell illegal weapons used in violent crimes across Contra Costa County.
Lafayette Woman Killed In Concord Fatal Hit-And-Run A 35-year-old Lafayette woman has been identified as the victim of a vehicular homicide early Saturday morning in an unincorporated area north of Buchanan Field in Concord.
Concord Police Pursuit Comes To Bizarre End; Car Drives Partially Up Power Pole WirePolice in the East Bay on Friday released photos and details about a Wednesday night vehicle pursuit that came to a strange end with a suspect vehicle driving on top of a second car and partway up a guide wire to a PG&E power pole.
Heat Wave Melts Away Business at Outdoor Restaurants in East BayThe first weeklong heat wave to hit the Bay Area since the pandemic forced restaurants to start outdoor dining was, in the East Bay, an unwelcome challenge to reopening.
'So Grateful' - Concord Waiter Stunned To Receive $1,000 Tip In Venmo ChallengeA waiter in Concord is getting much needed help during these tough times by receiving a $1,000 tip, thanks to a challenge on social media.
East Bay Cities Cry Foul Over Illegal Sports Tournaments at CoCo County ParksSome youth leagues and amateur adult teams have been defying Contra Costa County health orders and playing in full-blown tournaments.
Concord City Council Approves Sales Tax Extension, Increase For November BallotConcord voters will be presented in November with a ballot measure on whether to approve extending and increasing a sales tax city leaders expect will raise about $27 million a year for myriad municipal needs.
Firefighters Contain Point Fire In Concord; Lanes On Highway 4 ReopenA vegetation fire burned along state Highway 4 in Concord on Tuesday afternoon and prompted the closure of highway lanes, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (7/28/20)
Man Shot Dead At Concord Business Park; Suspect ArrestedA man was fatally shot at a Concord business park Monday afternoon and a suspect has been arrested, police said.
Land Use Plan Approved For Park On Concord Naval Weapons Station SiteThe final land use plan for public access improvements and open space preservation at a planned new 2,540-acre regional park on former Concord Naval Weapon Station land.
Contra Costa County Gets Tough On Facemask Restrictions As New COVID-19 Cases SurgeA rise in positive cases of COVID-19 in Contra Costa Country has triggered public health officials to reconsider pausing reopening activities and tightening its mask requirements.