Giving Tuesday: Kensington Girl Scout Troop Book Drive Yields Hundreds Of Books For Richmond SchoolLincoln Elementary School in Richmond has a small, modest little library that is getting a major donation from a surprising source.
West Contra Costa Unified To Continue Online Learning When School Resumes In AugustThe West Contra Costa Unified School District will continue educating students exclusively online when classes resume Aug. 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Contra Costa County Supes Tightening Rules On Short-Term RentalsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved the basics of a short-term rental ordinance regulating Airbnb-type rentals. The supervisors expect to formally approve the ordinance at their March 31 meeting.
Firebomb Discovered Near Kensington Elementary SchoolKensington Hilltop Elementary School is open for school Friday morning, the day after school district officials initially said the campus would be closed because of a suspicious device found near the school parking lot.
East Bay Town Scrambling For New Police Chief Again After Abrupt ResignationThe small unincorporated Contra Costa County community of Kensington is once again searching for an interim police chief after the last one abruptly resigned last week.
East Bay Official Says She Was Harassed By Hometown Officers In Out-Of-Town Traffic StopA traffic stop involving an East Bay official has raised eyebrows after the official said she was pulled over and threatened with arrest. Some are accusing police of playing politics during the encounter.
Jogger Kicks, Kills Dog That Ran Up To Him On East Bay TrailAn East Bay dog owner has been in tears for days after she says a jogger in Kensington viciously and intentionally attacked her 2-year-old pug, killing it with a swift kick to the head.
Kensington Police Chief Ousted After Prostitute's Pimp Shoots Himself With Detective's Stolen GunThe East Bay town of Kensington has decided not to keep its police chief after his handling of the probe of a sergeant who allegedly had his gun stolen by a prostitute at a Nevada hotel.
Suspended Kensington Detective's Stolen Gun Recovered After Prostitute's Pimp Shoots Himself In RenoA Kensington police detective was suspended earlier this week after allegedly having sex with a prostitute who stole his gun, badge, and ammo from a Reno hotel room while he slept.
Albany Woman Charged In Kensington MurderAn Albany woman was arraigned on murder charges in Richmond Thursday for allegedly stabbing her elderly companion in his Kensington home on Monday, a Contra Costa County prosecutor said Friday.
Arrest Made In Murder Of Kensington Man An Albany woman was arrested early Tuesday morning in connection to the death of a man found in his Kensington home late Monday morning, Kensington police said.