Category: Pittsburg

  • Man Arrested After Pursuit Ends in Vehicle Accident in Pittsburg Tuesday Morning

    Man Arrested After Pursuit Ends in Vehicle Accident in Pittsburg Tuesday Morning

    Casey Beck, 25,  of Antioch was arrested and booked on multiple charges after a police pursuit that ended in a vehicle accident at the intersection of Leland Road and Railroad Avenue. According to Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Lee, at around 11:30 am Tuesday, Deputy Sheriff attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle near Clearland […]

  • Pittsburg Shooting Leaves Oakley Man in Critical Condition

    Pittsburg Shooting Leaves Oakley Man in Critical Condition

    At 2:11 am this morning, Pittsburg Police officers responded to Sierra Drive near Railroad Avenue for a shooting. The victim, 39 year old Oakley resident, was located on the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local area hospital where he is listed in critical condition. The victim in this case appears […]

  • Pittsburg Police Remembers Officer Larry Lasater

    Pittsburg Police Remembers Officer Larry Lasater

    Nine years ago today, Pittsburg Police Officer Larry Lasater was killed while serving and protecting the citizens of Pittsburg. We will always remember and honor Officer Lasater and his family, and never forget their sacrifice. Members of the Police Department and the Lasater family will meet at Larry’s grave site today to remember his service […]

  • Pittsburg Police Remembers Inspector Raymond Giacomelli

    Pittsburg Police Remembers Inspector Raymond Giacomelli

    The Pittsburg Police Department sent out a message of remembrance for Pittsburg Police Inspector Raymond Giacomelli who was killed in the line of duty 11-years-ago today. According to the Officer Down Memorial Website,  Inspector Giacomelli was shot and killed while conducting a murder investigation.  Inspector Giacomelli had gone to a home on Abbott Street to […]

  • Pittsburg Cleans Up 18 Cubic Yards of Garbage During Latest Neighborhood Cleanup

    The City of Pittsburg’s Code Enforcement Division and the Public Works Department participated in a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday April 5th 2014.  The cleanup was focused in the residential area of Willow Landing including DeAnza Park which was made possible through Keller Canyon Mitigation Funds. Staff from the police department, public works and members of our community filled over […]

  • City Council Unanimously Agrees to Bring Minor League Baseball to Pittsburg

    In a 5-0 vote Monday by the Pittsburg City Council, Pittsburg will be the new home of an independent minor league baseball team with construction set to begin as early as April 15. The Council has agreed to spend $350,000 to make field improvements at City Park Field 1 with games to begin on June […]

  • Pittsburg Man Shot and Killed Thursday Night

    Pittsburg Man Shot and Killed Thursday Night

    Thursday evening at 9:15pm, Pittsburg Police officers responded to the 2900 Block of Stevenson Street for a shooting.  A 36 year old male victim (Pittsburg resident) was located by officers suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Lifesaving efforts were provided however he ultimately succumbed to his injuries stated Lt. Ron Raman. The victim […]

  • Pittsburg to Discuss $350k in Baseball Field Improvements For Minor League Team

    An independent minor league baseball team wants to make Pittsburg its new home and is asking the City of Pittsburg to make $350,000 in improvements to City Park Field 1.  The goal is to bring the field up to league standards. The Pittsburg City Council will take up the issue during its next council meeting […]

  • Updated: 56-Year-Old Man Dies After Vehicle is Submerged in Pittsburg Canal

    Updated: 56-Year-Old Man Dies After Vehicle is Submerged in Pittsburg Canal

    At roughly 9:41 am, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a reported vehicle into a canal on Golf Club Road near W. Leland Road in Pittsburg that left a 56-year-old male victim deceased. Crews were on scene for several hours attempting a canal rescue while also trying to locate possible additional victims–at […]

  • Pittsburg Disposal Launches Paperless Billing Initiative Aiding Meals on Wheels

    Pittsburg Disposal Launches Paperless Billing Initiative Aiding Meals on Wheels

    PITTSBURG, Calif., (March 25, 2014) – As part of its celebration of Earth Day, Pittsburg Disposal Service (a division of recycling and resource recovery company Garaventa Enterprises) is launching a month-long paperless billing campaign that encourages resource conservation in the community and also helps area seniors. For every customer that signs up for free paperless […]

  • CONFIRE Battles Elements in 40 Acre Grass Fire, Firefighter Injured

    At 3:14 pm Thursday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a vegetation fire in Pittsburg that quickly spread to 40-acres and became a three-alarm response. Upon arrival to the area of W. 10th Street near Willow Pass Road, Engine 85 requested a full vegetation response and the dozer as crews reported 1-to-2 acres of grass […]

  • CONFIRE Battles 3-Alarm Grass Fire in Pittsburg

    CONFIRE Battles 3-Alarm Grass Fire in Pittsburg

    At 3:14 pm, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a vegetation fire on W. 10th Street near Willow Pass Road. Upon arrival, Engine 85 requested a full vegetation response and the dozer as crews reported 1-to-2 acres of grass and brush on fire. There was also a safety warning issued to fire crews […]

  • Pittsburg Bicyclist on Life Support after Collision

    Pittsburg Bicyclist on Life Support after Collision

    A 50 year Pittsburg resident remains on life support and is not expected to survive from injuries sustained during a collision earlier this week.  On 03-12-14 at 4:45 in the morning, the male was riding his bicycle on Loveridge Road near Leland Road when he collided head on with a vehicle.  The male was unconscious and was […]

  • Pittsburg Police Issue Bicycle Safety Tips

    Pittsburg Police Issue Bicycle Safety Tips

    The Pittsburg Police Department would like to remind you to think “safety” when bicycling. Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions. Some bicycle related crashes are connected to the bicyclist’s behavior, while others are due to the motorist’s lack of attention. Follow […]

  • Pittsburg Police Launch Sex Offender Registration and Public Notification Website

    Pittsburg Police Launch Sex Offender Registration and Public Notification Website

    The Pittsburg Police Department has launched a new sex offender public notification website called Offender Watch. The new service is citizen-friendly and allows users to search for sex offenders who reside near their homes, places of work, schools, churches, and day care centers. The information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week […]

  • Update: Fatal Accident Knocks Out Power in Pittsburg

    The Pittsburg Police Department advises you to avoid W. 10th Street between Enterprise Cir and Beacon St due to a traffic accident which occurred at 11:30 pm and created a power outage. A vehicle crash near W. 10th Street and Enterprise Cir has closed W. 10th Street between Enterprise Cir and Beacon St and will require […]

  • Pittsburg Man Killed in Fairfield Car Crash Monday Evening

    Pittsburg Man Killed in Fairfield Car Crash Monday Evening

    On February 25, 2014 at 6:56 PM, the Fairfield Police Department responded to Airbase Pkwy east of Walters Rd regarding a report of an injury collision. When officers arrived, they determined that one of the involved drivers was deceased, and the other driver was injured. The department’s Traffic Division was called out to handle the […]

  • Pittsburg Police Arrest Employer for Conspiracy to Commit Mayhem on an Employee

    The owner of Monsam Enterprises (2685 Pittsburg Antioch Highway, Pittsburg), Joseph Mosis, was arrested by the Pittsburg Police Department on Friday for Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Mayhem on a former employee.  Mosis was upset with his former employee over a labor dispute settlement.  This infuriated him and he was looking for what he described as […]

  • Saturday Emergency Track Work Between Pleasant Hill to Pittsburg

    BART will operate shuttle service using buses and trains between Pleasant Hill and Pittsburg/Bay Point Station all day and into the evening on Saturday February 22, 2014 due to emergency track work. BART strongly recommends that riders access the BART system at Pleasant Hill Station if they are traveling in the San Francisco/Oakland direction to […]

  • Update: Pittsburg Shooting Injures Two, Both in Stable Condition

    Update: Pittsburg Shooting Injures Two, Both in Stable Condition

    The Pittsburg Police Department is investigating a shooting on Heatherwood Drive and Limewood Place that left two people injured. The incident happened just before 11 pm last night. 11:47 am update via Pittsburg Police Lt. Raman: At 1040 pm last night, Pittsburg Police Officers responded to the 1900 block of Heatherwood Drive for a shooting […]

  • Vehicle Thefts Increase in Eastern Contra Costa and Pittsburg

    Vehicle Thefts Increase in Eastern Contra Costa and Pittsburg

    The Pittsburg Police Department has seen an increase in vehicle thefts throughout Eastern Contra Costa County.  They say there are no specific times or locations for these thefts and could occur at anytime and anywhere. In response,  they have offered a couple of tips to keep your vehicles safe and out of the hands of […]

  • Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Fire in Pittsburg, Discover Marijuana Grow

    At 1:09 am, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a second alarm fire on Tampico Dr. Pittsburg last night. Upon entry to the home, it was discovered that the home was marijuana grow house. Update 9:15 am per Pittsburg PD At 0110 hours officers responded to the 2600 block of Tampico Way […]

  • Vegetation Fire Breaks Out on Winters Island

    At 3:09 pm Wednesday afternoon, black smoke could be seen coming from Winters Island across the Delta. Over the course of an hour, the smoke made it’s away over the delta and into parts of Antioch and Pittsburg. According to radio traffic, CONFIRE is not responding to the fire. Check back for details

  • Pittsburg: D.U.I. Checkpoint on Railroad Avenue Tonight

    Pittsburg: D.U.I. Checkpoint on Railroad Avenue Tonight

    The Pittsburg Police Department will be conducting a drivers license and sobriety checkpoint tonight on Railroad Avenue.  This checkpoint is in partnership with the Office of Traffic Safety. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, and drivers license status; delaying motorists only momentarily. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact […]

  • Pittsburg Police Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Vehicle Used in Robberies

    Pittsburg Police Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Vehicle Used in Robberies

    The Pittsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating this vehicle which was involved in two robberies this morning. If you see the vehicle, they are asking you dial 9-1-1 immediately. More information will be included when its made available to us, we wanted to get the photo up ASAP! According to […]

  • Discovery Homes to Provide 400 Pittsburg Families With Holiday Meal

    Discovery Homes to Provide 400 Pittsburg Families With Holiday Meal

    More than 400 Pittsburg families will enjoy a warm dinner and coat this holiday season thanks to the generosity of Discovery Homes. For the fifth year in a row, Discovery Homes will uphold their tradition of donating and distributing food to those who have less than most this Holiday Season. At 9:30 a.m. on December […]

  • Pittsburg Biker Club Donates 150 Toys and Cash to Local Non-Profit

    The Pittsburg SBFreaks Bike Club held a toy drive fundraiser over the weekend that benefited the folks at St. Vincent DePaul where over $1,000 was raised and around 150 toys were donated.  EJ Phair Brewing Company were kind enough to open their doors so this motorcycle club could host their event. Photo and information provided […]

  • Pittsburg Police Launch Sex Offender Registration and Public Notification Website

    The Pittsburg Police Department has launched a new sex offender registration and public notification website called OffenderWatch, and is part of a nationwide network of over 5,000 law enforcement agencies. The new service is a citizen-friendly, easy to use website that enables citizens to search for sex offenders, which may be in close proximity to […]

  • Highway 4: During Police Pursuit, Vehicle Rolls Over Near Bailey Road

    Around 3:20 pm, law enforcement were in pursuit of a vehicle that ended up in a rollover accident on Highway 4 near Bailey Road in Pittsburg. The accident was non-injury and no reason was provided over radio traffic why police were following this vehicle. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and AMR were both called […]

  • 2-Injured in Highway 4 Crash That Closes 3-Lanes

    2-Injured in Highway 4 Crash That Closes 3-Lanes

    At 6:02 am, two people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle crash on Highway 4 shut down three lanes Monday morning. The incident occurred just west of Bailey Road. The wreck was not cleared until 7:20 am. According to radio traffic, at the time of the crash, one woman was thrown from the […]