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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A San Francisco murder suspect and his three female companions led police on a freeway chase during the Friday evening commute before they were taken into custody, police said.
3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
City Council members, Chevron and the head of the governing board for West Contra Costa's floundering public hospital traded blame this week about how a $90 million community benefits package agreed to by the oil giant to secure city approval of its $1 billion Richmond refinery upgrade included nothing for the hospital, which is on the verge of ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Construction crews on Tuesday will start the highly visible installation of new "smart" electronic signs along Interstate 80 from the Bay Bridge to Carquinez Bridge.
11 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
A Richmond woman will spend seven years in prison in connection with a 2011 assault that led to a man's death.
14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill , a revue celebrating the life and work of Kurt Weill , opens August 22 at Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond.
A man in his 20s and a teenage boy were shot after answering the door of their apartment in Richmond this morning, a police spokeswoman said.
The Church Anniversary Celebration programs will be held Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each Sunday.
The annual, daylong event routinely draws more than 1,000 homeless people who receive food, medical and dental care, haircuts, pet care, shelter and many other services.
As Contra Costa County officials scramble for options to save Doctors Medical Center in some form, skilled workers are leaving in droves amid the continuing uncertainty.
A woman suspected of robbing an elderly woman and breaking her hip at a Point Richmond bank earlier this month remains on the loose, and police are asking the public's help identifying her.
I've mentioned it before, but in view of the recent hot and dry weather, it's worth repeating -- take plenty of water with you when you hike in the regional parks and other open spaces.
The state's political watchdog commission has been probing alleged campaign finance faux pas made by City Councilman Corky Booze for more than a year, an agency spokesman revealed this week.
In an emotionally charged courtroom that heard from a father who said his daughter no longer hugs him and a mother who said she did the best she could in raising her boys, a Contra Costa judge on Friday sentenced West County half-brothers to life sentences in prison for the kidnap and brutal rape of an East Bay woman on Valentine's Day 2010.
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