Fireworks Spark At Least 2 Of Several Brush Fires In East Bay, Historic Barn DestroyedFireworks started at least two of several brushfires Friday night around Contra Costa County, while another burned down on a historic barn in unincorporated Rodeo.
Reopening: BART Sending Extra Commute Trains To Pittsburg/Bay PointIn response to recent rising ridership numbers as COVID-19 restrictions ease, BART on Monday began sending three extra commute trains to Pittsburg/Bay Point.
BART Service Restored To Pittsburg/Bay Point; Fire Crews Knock Down Small BrushfiresBART service was restored between Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point Wednesday night following brush fires near the trackway just north of the North Concord station, BART and fire officials said.
Pittsburg Police: Chase With Armed Suspect Ends With Car Slamming Into ApartmentsPolice in Pittsburg have arrested a driver following a chase that ended when a car slammed into an apartment complex Sunday night.
Driver Dies In Fiery Early Morning Pittsburg CrashA man died of his injuries after being pulled from his burning vehicle following an early Monday morning crash in Pittsburg, authorites said.
4 Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test Sites Open In Contra Costa County; Pre-Screening NecessaryAny county resident with symptoms of COVID-19 can call (844) 421-0804 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for a confidential screening and based on that screening, an appointment for one of the testing centers can then be made.
Teenager Dies In Horrific Car Crash Into Pittsburg CanalA 19-year-old died early Wednesday morning when his vehicle crashed into a Pittsburg canal and was submerged underwater for at least 25 minutes, authorities said.
Man Goes 'Ballistic,' Stabs, Terrorizes Restaurant Workers, Customers In PachecoSheriff's deputies arrested a man Saturday night they said terrorized workers and customers at two restaurants in the unincorporated community of Pacheco, leaving two people with minor stab wounds.
Coronavirus Contra Costa Update: Former Los Medanos Hospital Considered For Patient SurgeContra Costa County is working on setting up a temporary “remote hospital” location, possibly at the former Los Medanos Community Hospital building in Pittsburg, to expand the county’s medical treatment capability in expectation of a surge of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases, health officials said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Pittsburg School District Extends Closure Through Mid-AprilThe Pittsburg Unified School District has extended its school closings in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic through the end of its spring break.
Man Dead After Explosion Inside Pittsburg HomeA man has died after an explosion inside a Pittsburg home blew out the windows and caused major damage, the Contra Costa County Fire Department said Wednesday.
Caught On Camera: Wanted Man Jailed After Police Chase In Antioch, PittsburgA 29-year-old Antioch man was arrested Friday night following a vehicle pursuit through Antioch and Pittsburg that also involved a law enforcement helicopter, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
Woman Pulled From Freezing Canal After Crashing, Overturning Car In PittsburgA suspected drunk driver was pulled from freezing water after crashing her vehicle into a canal and overturning it in Pittsburg, police said Monday.
Suspect Arrested In Pittsburg Convenience Store BurglariesA Oakland man was arrested in connection with a pair of burglaries at convenience stores in Pittsburg in September, according to police.
Pittsburg Police Seek Suspect In Wire-Cutting Of Streetlights, Traffic SignalsPittsburg police are asking for the public's help in identifying someone who has been cutting wires to streetlights and traffic signals around the city.