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.
Hit-And-Run Leads To Downed Power Line, Causing Traffic Hazard, Blackouts In PittsburgA completely severed power pole caused by a hit-and-run collision has created a traffic hazard in Pittsburg, police said in a social media post on Sunday afternoon.
Masked Gunmen Break Into Pittsburg Home; Fatally Shoot HomeownerA Pittsburg man was killed early Saturday morning when two masked gunmen broke into his home, got into a confrontation and fatally shot him, authorities said.
Pittsburg 2nd Graders And Teacher Meet Lizzo At San Jose ConcertThe group of East Bay second graders behind the viral remix of a Lizzo song got to meet the artist at her show in San Jose Thursday night.
13 People Arrested After Pittsburg Police Raid RVA raid in Contra Costa County has led 13 arrests and an array of drug and prostitution charges, and police said it was all linked to an RV.
Pittsburg 2nd Grade Teacher Builds Family With Classroom Remix Of Lizzo SongIt’s important for teachers to reach their students if they want them to learn. But at Pittsburg's Los Medanos Elementary, one teacher is reaching out to the world and it's making a world of difference.
Pittsburg Elementary Teacher Reworks Hit Lizzo Song To Encourage TeamworkA Bay Area teacher put a creative spin on Lizzo's hit song "Truth Hurts" to teach her students how to get along.
East Bay Men Arrested In Luxury Auto Theft RingTwo Contra Costa County men have been arrested in connection with a multi-state auto theft ring targeting luxury vehicles, according to the California Highway Patrol.
5 Detained At Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station After Reports Of Shots FiredPolice activity due to reports of shots fired at the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station caused a major delay on the system Monday evening, BART officials said.