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Rodent, cockroach infestation at Sunvalley Mall leads to temporary closures of 6 restaurants

Health officials temporarily closed six restaurants at Sunvalley Mall in Concord this week due to an infestation of rodents and, in one case, cockroaches.

SFGATE - 2018-08-17 23:46:48

Funds Raised For Vallejo Man Killed Alongside CHP Officer

SOLANO COUNTY, CA — As mourners were gathering Friday in Vacaville for the funeral service of California Highway Patrol motorcycle Officer Kirk Griess, an effort also was underway to help the family of another man who was killed in a crash on Interstate Highway 80 a week ago.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:39:08

30-acre brush fire in Martinez closes Highway 4

MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU)- Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and supporting agencies are battling a 30-acre, four-alarm vegetation fire Friday evening.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-08-18 04:02:00

More Animals Test Positive For West Nile In Contra Costa County

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA -- The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District reported Friday some mosquitoes, dead birds and chickens in the area have recently tested positive for West Nile virus. Mosquitoes from Oakley, Martinez, Holland Tract, Discovery Bay and Quimby Island, dead birds from B

PATCH - 2018-08-18 15:22:06

Evidence of vermin closes restaurants in Concord's Sun Valley Mall

CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU)- In the last nine days, five restaurants in Concord's Sun Valley Mall have been closed, all for similar health concerns.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-08-18 02:53:00

Judge sentences Vallejo ex-con to 5 years in federal prison

Jerry AndrewsFAIRFIELD — A Vallejo ex-con who police arrested in July 2017 for having a gun on him was sentenced Thursday in Sacramento to five years in federal prison.Jerry L. Andrews Jr., 35, was on parole when Fairfield police confronted him in the parking lot of the Travelodge on Central Way whe

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-08-18 12:32:18

Woodland woman turns herself in after being named suspect in Fairfield slaying

A suspect in the Aug. 6 slaying of Letha Bell Portis, 51, in Fairfield has been identified and has turned herself in voluntarily to police.

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-18 03:08:14

Hot Summer Storage Deals are Still Sizzling!! - Concord, CA Patch

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PATCH - 2018-08-18 16:59:34

Arraignment for man charged in killing Solano CHP officer, Vallejo motorist sees delay

Sean M. WalkerFAIRFIELD — The arraignment of the 36-year-old Rocklin man who was arrested Wednesday in connection with the deaths of California Highway Patrol Officer Kirk Griess, 46, of Vacaville, and the motorist he had pulled over on a traffic stop Aug. 10 has been delayed to Sept. 12.

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-08-17 12:55:54

Paying last respects to CHP officer killed in Fairfield

Motorcycle officer Kirk Griess was killed Aug. 1 0 about 10 a.m. on Interstate Highway 80 when a driver, identified as Sean Matthew Walker, struck him. The CHP said Walker, 38, of Rocklin was on his phone and distracted at the time of the crash.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-08-17 17:16:00

Suspect in recent Fairfield killing turns herself in to police

FAIRFIELD — The suspect in the city’s most-recent homicide was in custody Thursday night, less than 12 hours after police named her as a suspect.Iyesia S. James, 43, of Woodland, turned herself in to Fairfield police. Jail records show she was in the process of being booked into custody at deadline

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-08-17 12:49:32

Man charged in road deaths of Filipino and Calif. highway patrol cop

Jaime Bueza Manuel was killed when a speeding pickup crashed into him and a California Highway Patrol officer who had pulled him over. The officer was also killed. GOFUNDMEFAIRFIELD, California — A man was charged with gross vehicular manslaughter following a crash here Friday, August 10 that killed

INQUIRER.NET - 2018-08-17 16:58:10

Cash Register Smasher: Can You ID This Robber

EL CERRITO, CA — El Cerrito Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in two recent robberies.The first happened at a Chevron gas station on July 24. The other was at Little Caesars on Aug. 6.Take a look at the YouTube video of him smashing a cash register.If you can identify

PATCH - 2018-08-17 01:02:34

Driver with 2 children in her vehicle arrested for suspected DUI in American Canyon

Police identified the responsible driver as Christina Leonor Kalyuzhnaya, 33, of American Canyon. Kalyuzhnaya had two minor children as passengers in her car who were not injured, police said.


Stephen Curry supports women’s game by hosting girls camps in Walnut Creek

Just like Steph, seventh-grader Amanda Kerner stood before a big crowd and knocked down shot after shot from five different spots on the court: 20 makes in 21/2 minutes, complete with a buzzer-beater.

SFGATE - 2018-08-16 22:57:15

The Factory Bar aims to promote Richmond’s best on San Pablo Ave.

The permitting process is ongoing to construct the Factory Bar at 12513 San Pablo Ave., near Clinton Avenue. The project was among projects set to be reviewed by the Planning Commission on Thursday, but the meeting was cancelled.

RICHMONDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-08-17 10:12:06

News Flash: Solano CHP, DA announce arrest in crash that killed CHP officer, Vallejo man

CHP Officer Kirk GriessFAIRFIELD — Authorities announced Wednesday that the driver who veered into a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and a Vallejo man during a traffic stop Friday along westbound Interstate 80 in Fairfield – killing both men – has been arrested.The arrest was announced


Police Identify Suspect In Woman's Murder Last Week

FAIRFIELD (BCN)Fairfield police have identified 43-year-old Iyesia James of Woodland as a suspect in the murder of a Fairfield woman last week.James and the victim, Letha Bell Portis, 51, knew each other and had an altercation immediately before the slaying on Aug. 6.Portis was found bleeding in a p


Suspect named in Fairfield slaying

Late Thursday, police announced that Iyesia James, 43, of Woodland, is wanted in connection with the killing of the Fairfield woman.

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2018-08-17 02:02:27

Update: Man charged in deaths of CHP officer, Filipino man

Sean Walker, 36, of Rockland was charged Wednesday and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield.