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Traffic alert near Antioch Bridge after big rig, car collide

ANTIOCH — At least one person suffered major injuries Friday morning in a crash involving a big rig and another car on state Highway 160 just north of the Antioch Bridge, the California Highway Patrol said.


Antioch Police Arrest Man on Suspicion of DUI After Striking Pole

It was reported that a male was trapped in his vehicle and extrication was required. Upon arrival, firefighters located a male who was self-extricated and complaining of chest pain.


Oakley opens new community/recreation center

Oakley has cut the ribbon on its new community and recreation center and will soon be hosting classes in the new facility on O’Hara Avenue. The new 9,000-square-foot facility, which was dedicated in a program on April 13, includes a 4,152-square-foot community room, a 1,117-square-foot commercial ki


Contra Costa County Prosecutor Strikes 'Gentleman's Agreement' With Convicted Human Trafficker

It's an unusual bet between a prosecutor and a man he put in jail. It's like a "gentleman's agreement" that will decide who gets a bunch of seized cash and goods: the convicted felon or the county.


Major Injury Collision Closes All Lanes Of Antioch Bridge

All lanes of state Highway 160 on the Antioch Bridge were closed Thursday morning due to a major injury accident, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision was reported at about 9 a.m. and the CHP issued a Sig-alert at about 9:40 a.m.


VIDEO: Woman dragged by San Francisco Muni train after getting hand caught in door

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The state is now investigating what lead to a woman's hand getting stuck in a Muni train door. ABC7 obtained video by the San Francisco Examiner of the incident that injured the Muni rider.


CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Girl hides from suspicious car in Vacaville neighborhood

VACAVILLE, Calif. (KCRA) — Officials are investigating after a suspicious car followed a girl walking in a Vacaville neighborhood, police said Friday. The girl was walking near Ulatis Drive and Leisure Town Road when she noticed a dark-colored Pontiac following her, Vacaville police said.


Prosecutors say, child witnessed Milpitas woman murder 3-year-old grandson

MILPITAS (KRON) - Prosecutors have yet to say what caused a Milpitas woman to allegedly strangle her grandson to death, but they do say there was a witness. Foos Hashi made her first court appearance Friday afternoon since being arrested at her home earlier this week.


Here’s what California marijuana smokers think about driving while high

Many cannabis-culture celebrations will take place on 4/20 (April 20), so here’s a look at some pot smokers’ opinions on driving and tips to self-assess if you are too high.


April 20-21: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a look at this weeks events around Contra Costa County for the weekend of April 20-21. The list also includes some events out of the area that may be of interest. 9:00 am: Oakley Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast.


‘We let the public down’: Outrage swirls after man convicted of 1985 Richmond murder freed from Death Row

MARTINEZ — A February plea deal that set a man free from Death Row 33 years after he was convicted of raping and beating an 84-year-old widow to death has led to harsh criticism from inside and outside the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office.


Woman at center of Palo Alto MAGA uproar missing

PALO ALTO — Authorities are searching for a woman who caused a national uproar — and received death threats — earlier this month after she publicly lambasted a 74-year-old man for wearing a Make America Great Again baseball cap at a Palo Alto coffee shop.


Pepper spray used in brawl at Concord play place, 30 people sickened

CONCORD (KRON) - A fun night at a children's amusement center in Concord last Saturday was interrupted by a dispute that turned into a brawl between nearly a dozen young women and men.


Two Antioch Residents to be Honored by Red Cross During Sound the Alarm Luncheon

The American Red Cross announced that two Antioch residents and the San Damiano Retreat will be honored during their Sound the Alarm Luncheon on April 23, 2019. Bryan Canty, a Dozier-Libbey Medical High School student in Antioch, is being honored with the Good Samaritan Award. Meanwhile, Samantha Ba


The Clayton Police Weekly Activity Report

5400 Clayton Rd. Warrant. A 54-year-old Concord resident was arrested after being stopped for Vehicle Code violations. He was released on his signed promise to appear. (04/12/19 – 1247 hrs.)


Martinez: Man killed in head-on collision on Alhambra Avenue

MARTINEZ — A man was killed in a head-on crash with another driver in Martinez on Friday afternoon, according to police. The collision was reported about 2:40 p.m. on Alhambra Avenue at Alhambra Valley Road.


Oakley home escapes major damage from fire

Fire damaged an Oakley home on the 4300 block of Silverado Drive Thursday night, April 18. According to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Craig Auzenne, no one was home when the fire broke out. Neighbors heard the smoke alarms sounding and reported the fire at 9:16 p.m.


Walnut Creek Police Seek Identity Of Food Delivery Employee Who Allegedly Stole Several Items After Dropping Off Order

Walnut Creek Police say a food delivery employee entered an apartment complex at 1852 Bonanza St. to deliver an order, and on his way out he decided to steal some items from the lobby and other items from unknown tenants (a fake tree, a decorative bird, door mats and wreaths).


Discovery Bay mom raises awareness about rare brain disorder

Janet Dominguez was celebrating her daughter’s 21st birthday in Kauai when she suddenly went limp, hit the wall of her condo and slid to the floor, her arms dangling at her side. She was rushed to emergency and 20 minutes later was fine.


Next Year’s 4/20 Celebrations In California Will Look A Lot More Legal

Next to the lemonade and gyros, California festival goers will soon be able to buy legal pot—a potential sales bonanza for local dispensaries and a boost to state tax revenues. But they’ll have to wait until next year’s 4/20, the informal holiday for cannabis enthusiasts, to buy weed outdoors.