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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Registration is now open for the fourth annual Walnut Creek Community Service Day, set for Saturday, Sept.
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
In a courtroom packed with doctors, nurses and patients from Doctors Medical Center, a U.S. District Court judge tentatively denied requests for an injunction Wednesday to keep the beleaguered San Pablo hospital open and restore its staffing and services to levels that existed before the emergency room was closed to ambulance traffic earlier this ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Moments after Michael Littman was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and two other felonies in the death of a neighbor with whom he feuded over a shared driveway, he was allowed to go free on bail, with conditions, by a Contra Costa judge.
13 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
On the walls of Mark Peterson's fourth-floor corner office are photos of him scaling some of the tallest, most foreboding peaks on earth.
16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A group of doctors, nurses and community activists say they will continue fighting to keep the financially troubled Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open.
20 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
The Securities and Exchange Commission sought a much broader range of documentation and financial records related to the West Contra Costa school district's $1.6 billion bond program than earlier thought, according to the subpoena released Tuesday in response to a public records request by this newspaper.
Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter
He followed me for nearly two miles until the lane split into two lanes, continuing to wave his hands at me.
The beloved fairy tale by Vera Morris is directed by Bryan Anthony and is fun for all ages.
A one-alarm fire caused damage but no injuries at a Martinez restaurant this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.
The country's biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management's proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that has cheaper rates and is pledging to local hiring and partnering with local agencies to handle the city's waste.
Finishing the last Pleasanton segment of the 32-mile Iron Horse Regional Trail required overcoming many challenges -- millions of dollars to raise, lukewarm early political support and a creek and many streets to cross.
A man was shot in the arm after a fight broke out at a house party in Hercules over the weekend, police said Monday Officers responded around 1:35 a.m. Saturday to reports of a physical fight at a house party on Aspen Court and while en route to the home, got reports of shots fired on the same street, police said.
Despite California's ever-present risk of major earthquakes, the number of homeowners in the state with insurance coverage for quake damage has dipped significantly over the past several decades, from 33 percent in 1996 to just 10 percent today.
Nearly 30 years after California adopted a law designed to spur the retrofitting of buildings at risk in an earthquake, thousands of Bay Area structures still are not updated, a laggard pace officials attribute to the complex politics and economics of making old buildings safe.
Two suspects in a stolen car led police on a chase from Antioch all the way into Lafayette that at times reached 105 miles per hour Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
A hiker was rescued by helicopter after becoming dehydrated and unable to walk in Mt.
A man who served a prison term for his involvement in the shotgun killing of a 16-year-old boy in Contra Costa County in 2005 was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of shooting two men at an East Oakland taco truck over the weekend, police said Monday.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:42 pm
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