Concord Smoking Ordinance for Attached Housing’ Takes Effect This WeekA ban on smoking and vaping in and around apartments, condos and other attached-housing units, passed almost a year ago by the Concord City Council, goes into effect for all such housing units Friday.
Concord Woman May Lose Eye After Rock Thrown From Hwy. 4 Overpass Crashes Through Her WindshieldA Concord woman may lose her right eye after someone apparently threw a rock from an overpass that crashed through her windshield as she was driving to work last week.
Car Plows Into Honey Baked Ham Store In Concord; 2 HurtA vehicle crashed into a Honey Baked Ham store in Concord Thursday afternoon, injuring two employees, authorities said Thursday.
Coast Guard Rescues Boaters, Dogs From Stranded Boat Near ConcordThree adults and two dogs were rescued from a stranded boat near Concord by the Coast Guard Wednesday.
Few Signs of Pre-Thanksgiving Pandemic Panic Buying in East BayThe surge in COVID-19 cases has reportedly caused a new round of panic buying days before the Thanksgiving but worries about a lack of toilet paper may be overblown.
In Concord, Both Sides of Political Divide Find Hope Following Biden-Harris VictoryTodos Santos Plaza in Concord proved to be a good place to gain a wide-ranging perspective on the results of an election that brought out more American voters on both sides than any other in history.
2 East Bay Men Arrested For Cyberstalking, Sexually Exploiting MinorsTwo men from the East Bay have been arrested on federal charges for allegedly stalking and sexually exploiting at least eight minors over social media platforms, authorities said.
Arson Suspect Sought After Fire Set At Concord U-Haul FacilityA man suspected of setting fire at a U-Haul truck rental was being sought in Concord, police announced Tuesday.
Safeway Settles Hand Sanitizer Price Gouging Lawsuit With Alameda, Contra Costa Counties For $140KDistrict attorneys in Alameda and Contra Costa counties announced a $140,000 settlement with Safeway in a price gouging lawsuit involving hand sanitizer sold during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Officials At Concord Charter School Confirm Student COVID CaseOfficials at a charter high school in Contra Costa County confirmed this week that a student has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Concord Tax Measure Mailers Prompt Complaint With Fair Political Practices CommissionA complaint has been filed with the state Fair Political Practices Commission asserting the City of Concord may have spent public money on mailers that were political in nature.
Concord City Council Postpones Vote on Bicycle PlaygroundThe Concord City Council postponed a vote Tuesday on a bicycle playground at Concord Community Park until a future meeting after expressing concerns with the project.
UPDATE: Hit-And-Run Suspect Dies After Jumping Off Highway Overpass In ConcordA hit-and-run suspect died after jumping off a highway overpass in Concord following a chase involving sheriff's deputies Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday.
Concord To Reopen Playgrounds Following New Guidance From State Health OfficialsThe city of Concord announced Wednesday that it will open its 19 playgrounds on Thursday following new guidance from state public health officials.
Contra Costa Health Officials Offering One-Stop COVID-19 Testing & Flu ShotsAmid growing concern about COVID-19 cases rising alongside the flu this fall and winter, Contra Costa County health officials plan to offer flu shots alongside coronavirus testing at several sites.