Deputy Sheriffs Arrest Bay Point Man in 18-Year-Old Barstow Cold Case Homicide

On Dec. 11, Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies arrested Fernando Trujillo, 42, at his Bay Point home for allegedly shooting and killing 45-year-old Dwayne...

Dec. 23: Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued

Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Monday for the full 24 hours with exemptions for homes that have no other source...

BART and Unions Resolve Remaining Labor Contract Issue

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced that all contract issues have been settled between BART and its two largest labor Unions.  She will recommend...

Newly Elected BART Board President Seeks to Ban Strikes For Transit Workers

Newly elected Board President Joel Keller will seek changes to BART’s labor negotiations process during his term as Board leader. Director Keller was elected Board...

DA Announces Arrest of Danville Resident for Possession of Child Pornography

On Friday December 20th, District Attorney Mark A. Peterson announced the arrest of George Robert Lee III, a 44 year old resident of Danville,...

BAAQMD Issued 21 Violations Last Winter in Contra Costa County

With 11-straight Winter Spare the Air Alerts, our readers began asking the question if the Bay Area Air Quality Management District even enforces its...

Tonight: Senator DeSaulnier to Host Holiday Open House

California State Senator Mark DeSaulnier is hosting a Holiday Open House this evening from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at his office in Walnut Creek...

11 Straight: Winter Spare the Air Alert Called For Wednesday

For the 11th day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Wednesday for the full 24 hours with exemptions...

10 Straight: Winter Spare the Air Alert Called For Tuesday

For the 10th day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Tuesday for the full 24 hours with exemptions...

Eight in a Row: Winter Spare the Air Alert Called For Sunday

For the eighth day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Sunday for the full 24 hours. This is...

Seven in a Row: Winter Spare the Air Alert Called For Saturday

For the seventh day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Friday for the full 24 hours. This is...

Six in a Row: Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued for Friday

For the sixth day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Friday for the full 24 hours. This is...

5 In A Row: Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thursday

For the fifth day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Thursday for the full 24 hours. This is...

January 2014, BART Riders to Pay Extra 19 Cents in Fares

Starting January 1, 2014, BART riders will pay on average an extra 19 cents in fares to help pay for new train cars and...

Four in Row: Spare the Air Issued for Wednesday

For the forth day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Wednesday for the full 24 hours. This is...

Three In a Row: Spare the Air Day Issued for Tuesday

For the third day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Tuesday, for the full 24 hours. Air quality in...

Tonight: Supervisor Piepho to Host Holiday Open House

Supervisor Mary Piepho is hosting a Holiday Open House this evening which will include friendly discussions, treats and holiday cheer. The event will be...

Monday: Winter Spare the Air Alert has been Issued

For the second day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Monday, for the full 24 hours. Air quality in...

Sunday: Winter Spare the Air Alert has been Issued

Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Sunday, for the full 24 hours. Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be...

Pearl Harbor Day Beacon Lighting Ceremony Moved Due to Weather

Concord, CA – The strong winter chill has moved this Saturday’s Mount Diablo Beacon Lighting Ceremony down from the mountain’s summit. The unusually low...