Category: Brentwood

  • Sunday Evening Crash Injures Three on Sellers and Delta Rd.

    Sunday Evening Crash Injures Three on Sellers and Delta Rd.

    At 7:36 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District crews and Oakley Police responded to a multi-vehicle accident on Sellers and Delta in Brentwood that injured three victims with one needing a medical helicopter transport. ECCFPD crews worked to free victims who were compromised after the vehicle rolled over and landed back on its wheels. […]

  • Photos: Saturday Balfour Crash Leaves 1-Female Seriously Injured

    At 8:47 am on Saturday May 18, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District crews rushed to a three-car accident on Balfour Road which left one victim seriously injured and transported via helicopter. The incident occurred about a half mile east of Hannah Nicole Vineyards and Winery which shut down the road in both directions as […]

  • Liberty High Interact Club Leaves Mark on Marsh Creek Elementary

    Liberty High Interact Club Leaves Mark on Marsh Creek Elementary

      Students at Marsh Creek Elementary School will have a nice surprise come Monday morning when they see a brand new hand painted map courtesy of the Liberty High School Interact Club and Brentwood Rotary. The students created their fifth map Saturday morning with two more paintings planned by years end. According to Dirk Ziegler, […]

  • Liberty High School Interact Club Working Its Way Around Brentwood

    The Liberty High School Interact Club seems to be everywhere these days in Brentwood helping where they can and working to improve their city on a variety of levels. From working events to map paintings, they are learning the art of giving back to the community. We wanted to give a shout out this morning […]

  • BUSD: Dr. Eaton Eager to Move District Forward

    BUSD: Dr. Eaton Eager to Move District Forward

    The Brentwood Union School District can officially begin the healing process as Dr. Dana Eaton was selected on May 8 to be its newest Superintendent beginning July 1 where he hopes to rebuild trust, adjust processes, and improve communication. Eaton will be working off what he considers his 100-day plan that will guide him through […]

  • Woman Killed in Crosswalk by Driver Under Influence of Controlled Substance

    A 43-year-old  was suspected of driving under the influence of a controlled substance struck and killed a woman walking in a crosswalk Wednesday morning. The incident occurred around 8:16 a.m. occurred on O’Hara Ave and Grant Street in Brentwood which left a 74-year-old woman dead and was taken to Sutter Delta Medical Center. Police shared […]

  • Brentwood Council Likley to Approve $44,000 in Services for CornFest

    During tonight’s Brentwood City Council meeting, the Council will likely approve a Resolution Authorizing the City to provide $44,397 worth of services for the 3-day event.  The Chamber of Commerce will then reimburse the city after the event.   The Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Brentwood Chamber CornFest Fund, Inc. regarding the […]

  • Injured Brentwood Officer Expected To Make Full Recovery After Kohl’s Incident

    Although the Brentwood Police Department did not release details of the officers leg injury during yesterdays incident at the Kohl’s Department Store, they do expect the officer to make a full recovery according to Sergeant Walter O’Grodnick. The injury occurred as the officer tried to arrest Temu Jabari Curry, 34, of Brentwood for shoplifting. After […]

  • Updated: Brentwood Officer Injured in Kohl’s Parking Lot Incident

    Updated: Brentwood Officer Injured in Kohl’s Parking Lot Incident

    An officer was injured in what appears to be an attempted shoplifting that resulted in a fight of some sort around 3:00 pm Monday May 7. The suspect was detained after trying to steal merchandise from Kohl’s, however, a struggle occurred where the officer sustained a leg injury. The suspect then fled on foot where […]

  • Brentwood: Video Captures Gas Explosion on Lexington Court Fire

    Brentwood: Video Captures Gas Explosion on Lexington Court Fire

    An amazing video captured a gas explosion on Lexington Court in Brentwood yesterday afternoon as East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to an exterior fire which required 17-firefighter personnel on scene. The fire begin at 5:15 pm Friday after owners of one of the homes discarded ashes from the BBQ into the green waste […]

  • ECCFPD Crews Save Strip Mall, Limit Damage to $15k

    A commercial fire Thursday night caused an estimated $15,000 worth of damage on Sand Creek Road near Brentwood Boulevard. The fire began at 11:23 pm and  as crews arrived, flames were showing inside the building (a two-story, 7-unit strip mall).  Crews called for a second alarm was requested, but was cancelled upon crews arriving on […]

  • Heritage High School: Afternoon Bomb Threat Rumor False

    As students were making their way off campus to enjoy the weekend, Brentwood Police briefly made their way onto campus as a precaution to a reported “beeping noise” near the library. As Brentwood Police redirected traffic and blocked off the library, rumors of a bomb threat quickly spread to parents. Heritage High School Principal Larry […]

  • 10-Year-Old Girl Injured in Two-Car Crash on Sand Creek Road

    At 3:52 pm this afternoon, emergency personnel responded to a two-car vehicle accident on Sand Creek Road just before O’Hara Avenue in Brentwood that left one 10-year-old girl injured and transported via ambulance due to a head injury. The incident backed up traffic on Sand Creek for about 20-minutes as crews worked the incident with […]

  • Special Needs Child Crashes During Joyride in Brentwood

    Brentwood Police and American Medical Response arrived to a traffic collision on Larkspur Lane in Brentwood where a special needs child took his parents keys and hopped into the family van and drove off. The child eventually crashed damaging multiple vehicles. The incident occurred at 3:27 pm where the child clipped a boat at the […]

  • Downtown Brentwood Station Reopens and Ready for Service

    Downtown Brentwood Station Reopens and Ready for Service

    At 8:00 am this morning, Station 54 in Downtown Brentwood reopened for service as Captain Craig Auzenne radioed in to dispatch alerting them they were staffed with three. Although there is much work to be done to convince the public of a future revenue enhancement, this morning was all smiles and filled with joy. “It’s […]

  • Downtown Brentwood Station Set to Open at 8:00 am Wednesday

    Downtown Brentwood Station Set to Open at 8:00 am Wednesday

    After months of organizing and training probationary firefighters, the District is now prepared to open Station #54 in downtown Brentwood. Here is a Press Release issued from the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230 late Thursday night.  Great news for Local 1230 Firefighters and the communities they protect Tomorrow morning May 1, […]

  • Early Morning Barn Fire Ties Up ECCFPD Resources

    Early Morning Barn Fire Ties Up ECCFPD Resources

    East Contra Costa Fire Protection District crews responded to a structure fire on Diablo Lane in unincorporated Brentwood this morning around 6:00 am that destroyed a barn. The call came in around 6:15 with Engine 94 arriving at 6:15 to a fully involved barn with nearby structures being threatened. Crews were able to prevent the […]

  • Engine 94 Assist: Control Burn Briefly Gets Out of Control

    Here is a friendly reminder that if you are going to have a controlled burn, be sure not to let it get too big and with fields quickly turning brown, be sure to cut them to help prevent large fires from occurring. Today, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Engine 94 responded to a controlled […]

  • CCTA Provides Photos of Latest Sand Creek Concrete Pour

    CCTA Provides Photos of Latest Sand Creek Concrete Pour

    Here are some neat photographs that were provided to me by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority on the work being done in East County. The photos below show the Lean Concrete Base being poured at Sand Creek. The LCB is part of the roadway structural section and lies below the asphalt concrete which will placed […]

  • Brentwood: Early Morning T-bone Auto Accident Injures Two

    Brentwood: Early Morning T-bone Auto Accident Injures Two

    At 5:57 am, a two-car T-bone accident on Sellers Ave. in Brentwood pinned two victims into a car which required East Contra Costa Fire Protection District crews to cut the roof of the vehicle allowing for extrication. Engine 59, 52, CHP, AMR CAL-STAR all responded to the accident. One patient was transferred via ambulance to […]

  • Help Brentwood Police Find This Bank Robber

    This afternoon, we reported around 2:10 pm that Liberty High School was on lock down for about 15-minutes as Brentwood Police were searching for a suspect. Turns out, this was in connection to a bank robbery at the US Bank inside the Safeway located at 1125 Second Street in Brentwood. The male suspect got away […]

  • Brentwood Police Interrupts Burglary Causing Police Chase

    Brentwood Police responded to a report of a subject attempting to get into a house on Richdale Ct. Upon Officers arriving, subject took off running after police witnessed him breaking the window. A perimeter was quickly set up where Antioch Police responded with a K9 unit and also CHP  Helicopter was requested. After approximately a […]

  • Rarey Surpassed Fundraising Goal for MS Walk Event

    Here is some “happy news” for your Monday afternoon as I am glad to report that Karen Rarey was able to nearly double her fundraising goal for the Multiple Sclerosis Walk this past weekend in Walnut Creek with a total donation figure of $770–her goal was $400. Rarey, who was diagnosed with MS last year, […]

  • Brentwood Establishes Land Use Change Application Fee

    Brentwood Establishes Land Use Change Application Fee

    As Brentwood moves forward with its General Plan update, property owners used to have an opportunity to request changes to the existing land use design for their respective properties at no cost. Now they will be charged a fee in the name of recovering staff time. The Ad Hoc Committee made the following fee recommendations […]

  • Brentwood Crime Increased by 17.9% Last Year

    Brentwood Crime Increased by 17.9% Last Year

    During the April 9 Brentwood City Council meeting, the council received its annual Benchmark report from the Chief of Police which highlights that Brentwood Crime has increased by 17.9% which a majority of the blame put on an increase in assaults. The City of Brentwood’s Benchmark Report consists of four major organizational benchmarks which includes, […]

  • Brentwood Man Killed in Concord Shooting

    Brentwood Man Killed in Concord Shooting

    Claycord broke the story last night of a person shot in the head off of Monument Boulevard at 8:20 pm. This morning, Concord Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old Ismael Garcia Ramirez of Brentwood. They say he was shot in the head during an altercation with the suspect, 29-year-old Concord resident Vincent Ochoa. Via Concord […]

  • Packed House for Brentwood Relay For Life’s Team Trivia Night

    Packed House for Brentwood Relay For Life’s Team Trivia Night

    On Saturday April 6, Relay for Life of Brentwood presented Team Trivia Knight at the Brentwood Community Center to help raise money to fight cancer. Over 200 people attended the event with teams from both Brentwood and Oakley participating. Teams were encouraged to decorate their tables with a Hawaiian theme which is this year’s Relay […]

  • Diagnosed with MS: Rarey Hopes to Raise $400 for “MS Walk” Event

    A very special lady was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis late last year whom I consider to be one of the gems of Brentwood. Karen Rarey can be described as a community advocate who has given so much time towards improving the community in a variety of ways from working with non-profits, improving the environment to […]

  • Brentwood Farmers Market Returns

    Brentwood Farmers Market Returns

    The Brentwood Farmers Market returned today to a packed street.  Farmers markets are held every Saturday between 8:00 am to 12:00 pm March 30 through November 16.  It’s  held at First Street, between Chestnut and Oak Streets. Here are a couple photos from today courtesy of Vice Mayor Joel Bryant. According to Bryant, the band […]

  • Brentwood Council Votes to Fund Harvest Time Website and Maps

    Brentwood Council Votes to Fund Harvest Time Website and Maps

    The Brentwood City Council voted last night to adopt a resolution approving a  local agricultural grant from the City’s Agricultural Enterprise Grant 2013/14  program as recommended by the Agricultural Enterprise Committee. For the 2013/14 grant cycle, grant proposals were due February 22, 2013. Staff received one Application with a request totaling $21,760.  Current funding available […]