Accused Golden State Killer Looks Gaunt In Court, Will Keep Public DefenderThe man accused of being the infamous Golden State Killer was back in a Sacramento county courtroom Thursday afternoon for a brief hearing.
Golden State Killer Serial Murder Trial Could Cost $20 MillionThe trial of a former police officer suspected of being the notorious 'Golden State Killer' whose crime spree terrorized residents from Contra Costa County to Sacramento could cost taxpayers more than $20 million.
Contra Costa County Votes To Ban Styrofoam ProductsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted on a styrofoam ban on Tuesday.
PG&E Crews Restore Power After East Bay OutagePG&E crews have restored power in Contra Costa County late Wednesday morning after an outage that at one point was affecting about 19,000 customers, according to utility officials.
2 Earthquakes Centered Near Carquinez Bridge Rattle East BayA magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck shortly before noon Saturday near the Contra Costa County town of Crockett, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Crews In Position For Raised Fire Danger Through WednesdayFirefighters in Contra Costa County have increased staff levels and pre-positioned firefighting resources in high-risk fire areas throughout the county Tuesday in anticipation of a red flag warning and high fire danger forecast by the National Weather Service.
Concord Hopes Ceramic Botts' Dots Will Make Streets Unfriendly For SideshowsContra Costa County's Public Works wants to install Botts' dots in Concord. They hope the ceramic domes will become such an annoyance for sideshow participants that they will stop doing them.
Inmate From Bay Area Walks Away From Sierra Prison CampA minimum-security inmate has walked away from a prison camp in Nevada County and may be headed toward the Bay Area, according to authorities.