Heat Wave: East Bay Residents Try To Beat The Triple Digit TemperaturesPools and water parks across the San Francisco Bay Area were in high demand Saturday due to the scorching heat.
Road Construction Crews Brave Brutal Heat to Finish Highway 242 Repaving in ConcordA section of Highway 242 in Concord is being shut down for repaving but, with temperatures reaching triple digits, the concerns are not just for the workers but for the roadway itself.
East Bay Neighbors Baffled After Legal And Illegal 4th Of July Fireworks Spark FiresIt was a busy 4th of July night for firefighters in Contra Costa County, responding to more than 50 fires, most of them sparked by fireworks. The morning after, many residents were asking themselves if these traditional light shows are really worth the risk.
Professional Fireworks Show at Concord Pavilion Sparks 2 Grass FiresEven in a controlled environment, things can go wrong with fireworks, which is exactly what happened at a professional pyrotechnics display at the Concord Pavilion Sunday night.
Fireworks Spark Pittsburg, Antioch Home Fires; Martinez Hillside Blaze Threatened NeighborhoodContra Costa County fire crews were busy Sunday night responding to a flurry of 911 calls reporting several blazes including a home fires in Pittsburg and Antioch, a hillside brushfire threatening homes in Martinez and two small blazes ignited during a July 4th fireworks show at the Concord Pavilion.
Concord’s Summer ‘Music & Market’ Concert Series Returns July 15The city of Concord is bringing back its summer concert series during Thursday farmers' markets at the downtown Todos Santos Plaza starting later this month.
Woman, Child Shot In Concord Home; Suspect ArrestedA woman and a child were shot and injured at a home in Concord in what's being investigated as a domestic violence incident.
Concord Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with Domestic-Violence Shooting that Injured 2Police in Concord on Thursday confirmed the recent arrest of a suspect in connection with a domestic-violence shooting that injured a woman and a juvenile early Wednesday morning.
Heat Wave: Triple-Digit Temps, Full Reopening Brings Crowds To Concord Water ParkWith temperatures soaring into the 100s and COVID-19 capacity limits being lifted, an East Bay water park proved to be a popular destination in beating the heat on Wednesday.
CHP Arrests Concord Man Suspected in Freeway Shooting Over WeekendThe California Highway Patrol arrested a Concord man over the weekend in connection with a freeway shooting along Interstate Highway 680 in Fairfield, officers said.
Concord Relaunches E-Gift Card Program to Boost Local ShoppingTo encourage more local shopping, the city of Concord plans to fund the relaunch of an e-gift card program where local businesses receive a bonus card when a local resident uses one.