Contra Costa, Diablo Valley, Los Medanos Community Colleges Extending Distance Learning Through June 2021The Contra Costa Community College District will continue with mostly online courses and student services for the entire 2020-21 academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Suspect Caught On Camera Vandalizing Pleasant Hill ChurchPolice were looking for a suspect captured on surveillance images in connection with a vandalism at a church in Pleasant Hill over the weekend.
Contra Costa Supervisors Set To Approve 284 Apartments Near Pleasant Hill BARTA six-story, 284-unit apartment building just north of the Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART station could be approved Tuesday.
East Bay Teachers Demand Safety Plans Before Returning To ClassroomsThe state's quick switch to remote education during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic was considered a failure by many, leaving a large percentage of parents pushing to go back to in-class instruction for next year.
Pleasant Hill Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Child Porn Production, PossessionA 30-year-old Pleasant Hill man convicted of producing child pornography was sentenced Tuesday in Oakland to 25 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Fires Along Iron Horse Trail In Concord, Pleasant Hill Determined To Be ArsonA series of fires along a popular walking and cycling trail in Contra Costa County have been determined to be intentionally set, according to fire officials.
Pleasant Hill BART Station Reopens, Service Restored After Fatal IncidentThe Pleasant Hill BART station has reopened and service between Walnut Creek and Concord restored after the county coroner removed a person from the tracks near the station, according to transit officials.
Pleasant Hill Teen Ryan Joseph Completes Amazing Recovery From Hospital Bed To High School GradThere are few words to describe the courage College High School senior Ryan Joseph has displayed over the last two years.
JFK University In Pleasant Hill Closing At End Of YearJohn F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill is closing at the end of 2020, university officials announced Thursday.
Coronavirus Update: Pleasant Hill Teachers Neighborhood Motorcade Brings Smiles To Homebound StudentsConnor Murray said he knew driving around and seeing his students again - live and in person, even if only fleetingly - would give him a boost. Thursday's lesson was that he missed them more than he realized.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Launches Medical SWAT Teams To Stem 'Golden Wave' Of Senior Care Facility Outbreaks With growing outbreaks of coronavirus in the senior care facilities across the San Francisco Bay Area and the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom has launched SWAT teams of infectious disease experts to stem what he called a "Golden Wave" of infections among staff and elderly residents.
Coronavirus Pandemic: New Death At Orinda Nursing Home; Outbreak Worsens At Pleasant Hill FacilityContra Costa health officials reported Friday another resident death amid a growing outbreak of coronavirus at two senior care facilities.
East Bay Group Helping Feed Hungry Sees Demand Skyrocket In Coronavirus PandemicWhite Pony Express, which delivers surplus fresh food from local grocers and wholesalers to local community groups that serve hungry people, said Monday that demand for its services has more than doubled.
Coronavirus Update: Contra Costa Health Confirms New Outbreak At Pleasant Hill Senior HomeHealth officials in Contra Costa County on Tuesday afternoon announced a new COVID-19 outbreak at a Pleasant Hill senior living facility that has infected a total of 13 people and hospitalized three residents.
East Bay Grocer Live Streams Store Tours To Show What's In Stock, Stem Panic BuyingAn East Bay grocery store owner who tried to calm the fears behind panic buying has become a local celebrity after doing virtual store tours of what's in stock via Facebook live stream.