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Judge Rules Twin Son of Brentwood Gay Couple Is an American Citizen

A federal judge in California has ruled that a twin son of a gay couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.


Heritage girls' basketball team advances to North Coast Section Division 1 title game

The Heritage girls’ basketball team made a list of goals at the start of the season, one being return to the North Coast Section (NCS) championship game for the fourth straight year.


Another Atmospheric River will bring heavy rain to Bay Area next week

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - If you thought we were done with all the rain, think again. Atmospheric River Part 2 is headed toward the Bay Area!. While Friday will be sunny and comfortable, you can expect increasing cloud cover with a chance of rain starting Sunday.


Brentwood: 2 Arrested in Attempted Carjacking of Lyft Driver

On Wednesday, the Brentwood Police Department responded to a report of an attempted carjacking where two 18-year-old females were arrested. The incident occurred around 2:30 pm in the 100 block of Kingfisher Street where police responded and discovered the victim was a Lyft driver.


City of Oakley seizes property in eminent domain claim

Oakley leaders will seize a portion of Main Street property through eminent domain to accommodate a future train platform station and parking lot project. The landowners, Douglas and Lori Scheer, rejected the city’s undisclosed purchase offer for a narrow 7,927-square-foot area along the railroad tr


American Legion hosts monthly meeting in Brentwood

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the American Legion held their monthly meeting at the Brentwood Veterans Hall, located at 757 First St., in downtown Brentwood. Despite cold and windy weather, a lively gathering of veterans and their family members were in attendance.


Beloved Bay Area musician Bobby Simmons dies after fall

Guy Arrostuto will never forget the gig he did with Bobby Simmons some 25 years ago at the long-defunct Redwood Inn. The place was packed and the tip jar had to have more than $100 by the second break, Arrostuto remembers.


Making dreams come true through Make-A-Wish foundation

Moana, played by Alexis Vera, paid a special visit to Make-A-Wish recipient Riley Ann Lopez who had her wish granted at Baskin-Robbins in Brentwood, Wednesday, Feb. 6. Riley received a trip with her family to the Disney resort in Hawaii.


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


MAGA-hat wearing teen claims California high school wouldn't permit her to wear hat

A high school student who reportedly wanted to sport her “Make America Great Again” hat at her California school this week wasn’t able to because of the dress code. Clovis North High School senior Maddie Mueller sought to wear the hat bearing President Trump’s campaign slogan on Wednesday upon the r


Pittsburg Traffic Cop Clocks Driver Going 108-MPH

The Pittsburg Police Department announced Thursday that they clocked a driver speeding at a 108-mph before Sergeant Terry made the traffic stop. The incident occurred around 12:00 pm on Wednesday on Highway 4.


Antioch: Man Arrested After Setting Apartment on Fire, Assaulting Firefighters

At 2:35 am Friday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters and Antioch Police responded to a report of a man who set his apartment on fire in the 2100 block of Peppertree Way in the City of Antioch.


Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing bogus prescriptions or selling painkillers and other drugs on the black market.


Bay Area Rapper Willie Bo Reportedly Shot At 25 Times By Vallejo Police

His family's lawyer suggests the cops' fatal actions were "overkill." (AllHipHop News) In a violent police interaction that is reminiscent of the 1999 shooting of Amadou Diallo in New York, attorney Melissa Nold is accusing the Vallejo, California police of excessive force. 20-year-old rapper Willie


Hazmat crew responding to 3-car crash in Walnut Creek

WALNUT CREEK (KRON) - Authorities say a Hazmat crew is responding to a 3-car crash in Walnut Creek Thursday morning. The crash is on I-680 SB just before the S. Main off-ramp. According to the Contra Costa Fire officials, three cars were involved in the accident.


As Bay Area residents struggle with housing, so do the people who help them

When the struggle to make ends meet becomes too much, Bay Area families often turn to local nonprofits for help. But these days, those same pressures — high rents, soaring property values and an exorbitant cost of living — are threatening the very organizations set up to help the region’s most at-ri


Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weather

LOS ANGELES — A preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather.


Gardening in the Bay Area: To-do list for late February and March

The rain is keeping us out of the garden much of the time, but never fear, we’ll soon be out there more often. Until then, there are a few chores to sneak in between rain and hail storms.


Trump administration ends talks with California on emissions, climate change

The Trump administration Thursday broke off negotiations with California over limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars, blaming state officials for failing to offer “a productive alternative” to the White House’s plans.