Brentwood Newswire (Page 4)
Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brentwood, CA. (Page 4)
Results 61 - 65 of 65 for "u:mercurynews.com" in Brentwood, CA
The nation's hoverboard frenzy -- foretold 30 years ago by a board-riding McFly in the movie "Back to the Future" -- continued to go up in flames Tuesday, as retailers ditched the devices amid reports of dangerous malfunctions, the latest in East Contra Costa County. On Monday, a self-balancing scooter, or hoverboard, bought as a Christmas gift burst into flames at a Brentwood home with a 15-year-old girl aboard. Comment?
DEAR JOAN: Driving east from Brentwood toward Tracy last week, we saw the most amazing sight -- swarms of blackbirds that looked like dancing black clouds. They would make patterns that turned inside out and resembled a DNA helix. Comment?
The ever widening circles of alternative energy are about to meet local and regional politics as Contra Costa County weighs setting up a clean energy program to bring more affordable wind and solar powered electricity to residents and businesses. Initial public meetings next month will introduce residents to the idea of Community Choice Energy programs, but a key decision to be made is whether the county will opt to join programs in Marin or Alameda County, set up its own or even encourage cities to act on their own. Comment?
With holiday shoppers about to hit the malls and Black Friday looming, Brentwood police are telling consumers about a gift that should not be on their list: The warning comes after two incidents in a Kohl's parking lot in the 5500 block of Lone Tree Way that police said could be repeated at other stores. Scam artists earlier this month threatened a woman and forced her to withdraw money from a bank, a scenario all too similar to an incident in May, Brentwod police Sgt. Comment?
Police are asking Monday for the public's help in identifying clothing, shoes or masks worn by suspects during a Halloween bank robbery. The robbery occurred around 10:42 a.m. October 31 at the Bank of the West at 4540 Balfour Road. Comment?
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC