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Contra Costa Health Issues Statement Regarding Proposed Detention Facility at Concord Naval Weapons Station
As principle guardian of public health in Contra Costa County, charged with protecting all people who live here, Contra Costa Health Services condemns this dangerous, immoral proposal –not just the location of this facility, but its existence.
Man, 39, found dead in front of the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Berkeley
Members involved with the homeless community are mourning the death of Kareah Mendoza, 39, who was found unresponsive in front of the Veterans’ Memorial Building on Thursday morning.
Trump proposes housing 47,000 migrants at Concord naval base, according to memo
CONCORD, Calif. - The Trump administration is drawing up plans to house as many as tens of thousands of migrants on U.S. military bases, including some in California. A Pentagon memo to members of Congress, obtained by the AP, said the military has been asked to make the facilities available as ea
Concord Man Arrested in Martinez Chase Bank Robbery
On Thursday, June 21, at 12:20 pm, an employee from the Chase Bank located at 4021 Alhambra Avenue, called MPD Dispatch to report a robbery in progress. The employee told Dispatch that a male who was currently in the bank handed another bank employee a note demanding money indicating the incident wa
'Evil policy' East Bay officials react to potential Concord detention camp
"No local officials including the sheriff had been informed about this," said Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia says he was blindsided by the news the US Navy is considering the former Concord Naval Weapons Station property as a possible detention center site to house up to 47,000 migrants.
Report: Navy Plans to Build Camp for Migrants in Concord
Time Magazine reportedFriday that it has obtained exclusive documents which shows that the U.S. Navy is planning to construct detention centers to house tens of thousands of immigrants in Alabama, Arizona and California, including the former Naval Weapons Station in Concord, about 30 miles from San
California's Rep. DeSaulnier denounces reported Concord immigration detention 'camp'
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif., denounced a report the U.S. Navy is planning to open an immigration detention center at a former Naval Weapons Station in Concord.
Oakland’s Mexicali Rose restaurant closing after 91 years
After 91 years, this Oakland institution will serve its last hot, heaping platters of enchiladas, burritos and tacos with rice and refried beans on Friday, June 29.
High fire danger in the North Bay due to hot weather and gusty winds this weekend
A red flag warning has been issued for parts of the North Bay this weekend for high fire danger due to gusty winds, hot weather and low humidity, according to a statement from the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.
Fire on BART platform closes San Francisco's Civic Center station
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3.4 magnitude earthquake in Contra Costa County
A 3.4 magnitude earthquake rattled Contra Costa County at 12:41am Friday. It was centered in Oakley. People in Brentwood and Antioch reported feeling the shaking. The earthquake was followed by a 2.8 magnitude aftershock about five minutes later. There have been no reports of damage or injuries.We w
Old Concord Base Mentioned As Possible Site To House Detained Immigrants
Located in the East Bay, the former base was listed among several facilities in the country to house detained migrants, according to a Navy document obtained byTime Magazine.
Red flag warning, indicating extreme fire danger, released for North Bay and East Bay hills
The National Weather Service on Friday issued a red flag warning, indicating extreme fire danger, in the East Bay and North Bay hills as higher-than-normal temperatures are coupled with Diablo winds.
Get Ready For A New East Bay Area Code
But the CPUC said the price of a call will not change due to the overlay and customers can still dial just three digits to reach 911, as well as 211, 311, 411, 511, 611, 711, and 811.
Woman Found Dead At Home In East Oakland On Thursday Afternoon
Officers who arrived at the house in the 2100 block of 50th Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. on Thursday found the woman, who was an Oakland resident, unconscious and she was pronounced dead, according to police.
341 is the East Bay’s new telephone area code, joining 510, 925
OAKLAND — The new telephone area code for a big stretch of the East Bay, including its largest city, Oakland, is 341, state regulators said Thursday.The 341 area code will be overlaid upon — regulator speak for mixed in with — the existing 510 area code, the state Public Utilities Commission decided
Video: Missing Walnut Creek man turns up at White House to “attack” President Trump, feds say
WASHINGTON D.C. — A Walnut Creek man who’d been reported missing two weeks ago was arrested Monday, after he jumped a security barrier at the White House, according to the Secret Service.
Antioch: Vehicle Crashes Through Fence, Enters Reservoir Near Golf Course
Photo by Michael PohlJust before 10:00 pm Thursday, Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle crash in the 4800 block of Golf Course Road in the City of Antioch after a vehicle went through a fence and into the reservoir.This occurred near the entrance to the Lone Tree
Vallejo Woman ID'd As Body Found Floating In Fairfield Creek
SOLANO COUNTY, CA — A body found floating last week in a creek near the railroad tracks in Fairfield was identified as that of 53-year-old Brenda Joy Hudson, of Vallejo, police said late Wednesday afternoon. At about 9 a.m. Thursday, June 14, a train passenger saw the body and reported it to police.
"ICE: We Make Kids Disappear" billboard appears in California
A group of activists vandalized a billboard in California criticizing Immigration and Customs Enforcement in protest at the Trump administration’s separation policy at the U.S. border.The sign beside a stretch of road in Emeryville, California, was originally advertising a garbage disposal company a