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The food truck revolution that has rolled into cities nationwide is making its way to Central Contra Costa County.
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In a world vacillating between cherishing and chastising women for wanting to "have it all," the eight 2014 Contra Costa Commission for Women Hall of Fame honorees' shared a collective message: missionary-type zeal, exercised through slim entry points and dressed in collaborative outfits, can rock the world.
Kids and their families enjoy the annual Mini Motorland at the John Muir Amphitheatre in Martinez on April 12. Nonmotorized vehicles -- boats, big wheels and tricycles -- were on the track and piloted by tots like Daisy Dokken, 2, left, of Concord, who holds up her feet as her sister, Tesla Espinosa, gives her a push.
Niels Allen Sorensen, the son of Jens and Patricia Sorensen, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which will be presented in Court of Honor ceremonies May 18, at Hope Center Covenant Church, in Pleasant Hill.
Devon Martin and Jacob Wilson of Boy Scout Troop 282 in Pleasant Hill have each earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which was presented in Court of Honor ceremonies March 30, at the new Pleasant Hill Community Center.
It was playful pandemonium as Concord High School band and orchestra students finished playing and descended from the stage at El Monte Elementary to show their flutes, drums, violins, trumpets, bass guitars and other instruments to about 100 fourth- and fifth-graders, whose eyes lit up with excitement as they reached to touch the instruments they ... (more)
For the second time in the last two months, a BART train derailed along central Contra Costa County tracks, this time after a train operator attempted to maneuver the train from a side track onto a mainline track without approval, the BART board president said Friday.
A car plowed into a crowded See's candy store in Pleasant Hill this afternoon but did not cause any serious injuries, a police sergeant said.
Around 3:15 p.m., police responded to a car collision at Contra Costa Boulevard and Alan Drive.
A man is at large after robbing a Pleasant Hill electronics store, leading police on a pursuit and then crashing into a car on Interstate Highway 680 on Tuesday night, police said today.
One of the major findings of a presentation by the East Bay Broadband Consortium is that the broadband infrastructure In Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties is barely adequate.
Grocery stores are are starting to pass sharply higher wholesale food costs to consumers.