Parishioners of Burned Concord Church Stay Committed to Helping HomelessContra Costa Fire investigators say a fire on Thursday, May 13, that destroyed a Concord church building may have been started by a homeless individual seeking shelter in a crawl space under the structure.
Fire Investigation at Burned-Out Concord Church Indicates Blaze Sparked by Human ActivityInvestigators with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said late Friday a two-alarm fire that left church badly damaged a day earlier originated from underneath a crawlspace and was caused by human activity.
Concord Man Convicted Of Firebombing Homes Of People On His Enemies ListA Concord man was convicted of masterminding a plan to firebomb the homes of people he had designated as his enemies, authorities announced Friday.
Bay Area Japanese Seafood Restaurant Owners Charged With Tax Evasion, Wage TheftThree Bay Area restaurant owners have been arraigned of multiple counts of sales tax evasion and labor law violations, including failing to pay employees thousands of dollars in wages, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Friday.
Missing Landscaper Found Dead In San Rafael; Co-Worker ArrestedSan Rafael police arrested a landscaper Wednesday after his 42-year-old co-worker was found dead.
UPDATE: Concord Church Sanctuary, Offices Spared in 2-Alarm FireA two-alarm fire swept through a vacant building at a church complex in Concord early Thursday morning, according to fire officials.
COVID Reopenings: Concord's Six Flags Hurricane Harbor To Reopen For 1st Time Since Start Of PandemicSix Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord is welcoming guests back to the popular water park later this month for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Concord Man Gets Year In Jail After Pleading Guilty To Soliciting Child For SexA Concord man had pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking and related crimes following a police sting operation in 2019, authorities said Monday.
Crews Knock Down Concord House Fire on Vancouver WayFire crews in Concord were able to control a house fire that erupted in the garage of a home on Vancouver Way Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.
No Device Found After Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation Of Middle School In ConcordNo suspicious devices were found at a middle school in Concord after a bomb threat prompted evacuation of the campus Thursday morning.
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.