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Mosquitoes, dead birds and chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Contra Costa County

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN)- 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.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-08-18 17:51:00

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

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

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

This post was contributed by a community member.ABBA Self Storage has a limited number of spaces available, and those must go. We have a discount plan to fit your budget. We also guarantee that your base rent will not increase for at least a year. Come on in and let us help you store those things

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

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

Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars Art Gallery has arrived in Concord. - Concord, CA Patch

Disney’s famous characters, Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Pluto to start, along with Marvel’s Super Heroes, and the Star Wars fine art collection gallery has arrived in Concord. A destination for Disney and Animation Art Collectors and the young at heart.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 22:19:00

Ghost Ship trial likely to begin in 2019, lawyers say

Alameda County Superior Court Judge James Cramerlast week rejected a dealfor Derick Almena, master tenant ofthe warehouse where 36 people diedin the 2016 fire, because he wasn’t convinced of Almena’s remorse. Since the plea agreement was made as a package deal with defendant Max Harris, creative dir

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-08-17 22:36:54

3 Wounded in Separate Oakland Shootings

The most recent shooting happened early Saturday, when a 36-year-old woman was shot in the leg in Oakland’s Eastlake District, according to police The incident happened at 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of International Boulevard, Oakland police said. The woman was able to get to a hospital on her own a

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-18 09:10:54

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

Warriors Dance Teams To Hold Auditions In Walnut Creek

WALNUT CREEK, CA — The Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday that they are holding auditions next month for a new "Senior Dance Team," consisting of anyone at least 55 years old who wants to perform at home games for the upcoming season.


Northern California district attorney will no longer accept plea deals in deadly Ghost Ship fire case

Alameda County's district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert. (Photos by Lake County police/Bay Area News Group)OAKLAND, Calif. --A Northern California district attorney h


2 Men Steal Oxycodone During CVS Robbery, Police Say

SAN RAMON, CA — Two men robbed a San Ramon pharmacy Wednesday afternoon, police officials said. Just before 4 p.m., the duo walked into the CVS store located at 2455 San Ramon Valley Blvd. and allegedly forced the pharmacist to open the safe.


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

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

Oracle Arena, Oakland-Alameda Coliseum are giving away brand new pairs of shoes

The Put Your Best Foot Forward giveaway will give 3,000 shoes to low income K-12 students next month. (KGO-TV)OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) --Oracle Arena and the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum are looking for more people to give away shoes to.The Put Your Best Foot Forward giveaway will give 3,000 shoes to low i

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-08-16 23:37:20

Oakland holding block parties where residents can drop off junk

OAKLAND — Have an extra mattress or couch you need to get rid of? The city invites you and your junk to a series of bulky block parties starting later this month.“Oaklanders know how to turn anything into a party, and the Bulky Block Party is no different,”Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said in a statem

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-08-17 12:38:04

Earthquake Recorded Near Concord, Pleasant Hill

The quake Tuesday afternoon was less than a mile from Concord and 2.5 miles from Pleasant Hill, according to the USGS. Did YOU feel it?


Vallejo teen accused of killing Antioch man back in court next month

Robert Matthew Cortez, 18, and his defense attorney, Edward D. Cohen of Vallejo, appeared in Judge E. Bradley Nelson’s courtroom Wednesday for a trial management conference and other proceedings.


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


Streets To Close for Sunday Car Show

Drivers may use Railroad Ave. or Front St. as alternate routes through the downtown area, and to public parking lots. Following the completion of the car show, crews will clean the streets and will reopen all roads no later than 5:00 p.m.