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Most people have, at some point, encountered someone with a mental illness. Perhaps there is an aunt or cousin with mental illness, or the son or daughter of a coworker.
Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church this morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.
Martinez Education Foundation is honored to announce that long time Martinez resident and Alhambra High School graduate of the Class of 1955 Sheila A. Grilli, who passed away in August 2013, has bequeathed $50,000 to the MEF Legacy Fund for the future benefit of students and teachers in the Martinez public schools.
Traffic hazard: A traffic hazard was reported at 4:01 p.m. in the 3300 block of Deer Hill Road.
Ronald Guinto, 32, a seventh-grade teacher at Mira Vista Elementary School since his hiring in January, was arrested Wednesday on campus before class began, said Richmond police Capt.
Beginning March 15, Food Truck Mafia -- one of the biggest players on the Bay Area's thriving food truck scene -- is bringing a weekly event to the marina from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
Christy Lee Southwick, 53, is charged with murder and inflicting great bodily injury on an elder adult in the death of her 74-year-old mother.
Mourners in Martinez have created a touching memorial for the 14-year-old girl who was struck & killed by a train over the weekend.
Contra Costa officials and Friends of the Marsh Creek Watershed will be planting close to 1,000 native plants and trees 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Upper Sand Creek Basin Wetland Restoration Project Celebration and Volunteer Day.
It's a smashing spectacle of drums, cowbells, chairs and more as this family-oriented show features a little bit of everything.
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.
Police have arrested a man in connection with a freeway shooting that landed two men in the hospital and snarled Highway 4 traffic during rush hour on Friday.
Her laugh was so loud, friends could hear it across the room. Her favorite color was pink and she wore it often, and there wasn't much Jenna Betti loved more in life than her two younger sisters.