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Thieves Steal Snoopy Doghouse, Christmas Countdown Clock From Home In Concord’s Crossings Neighborhood
A thief (or thieves) vandalized a beautifully decorated home in Concord’s Crossings neighborhood, at the corner of Rising Dawn Lane and N. Larwin Ave. this morning. They also fled with a Snoopy doghouse and Christmas countdown clock.
Contra Costa County: 2018’s most spectacular holiday lights of the season
This is the season for holiday lights in all their twinkly, glittering splendor. But while most of us hang a few strands and call it a (holi)day, some people go far beyond. They deck their halls in such extravagant fashion, crowds flock from across the Bay Area to marvel from the sidewalks and stree
Dec. 11-16: Contra Costa County Events
Here is a look at this weeks events around Contra Costa County and the San Francisco Bay Area for the week of Dec. 11-16. Remember, to add future events to our calendar, its FREE!!!!!! You may also subscribe to our weekly newsletter and receive event updates directly to your email.
Hotel voyeur arrested in Petaluma said he was inspired by reality TV
PETALUMA (KRON) - Police on Tuesday arrested a suspected hotel voyeur in Petaluma who claimed he was inspired by reality television shows. According to police, the suspect, 30-year-old Javier Martinez of Berkeley, was first reported to police after he was seen by an alleged victim on his hands and k
Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies take deserving children holiday shopping
RICHMOND, Calif. (KGO) -- If the holiday season is all about giving, then 25 kids in Richmond got quite a lesson as Contra Costa County sheriff deputies took them out shopping for their families.
Study: Homelessness crisis in Bay Area is worse than many think
WALNUT CREEK (KRON) - The homelessness crisis in the Bay Area is worse than many think, according to a new study published by Zillow. The study says there were an estimated 25,951 people living without homes in the Bay Area last year, which is over 6,000 more than were officially counted by the U.S.
Contra Costa County Library is Saying Goodbye to Fines
Beginning January 1, 2019, the Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted today, Tuesday, December 11 in favor of the proposal to eliminate daily fines on overdue books, magazines, DVDs and other materials.
Bay Area weather: Dense fog affects morning commute
The Bay Area’s morning commute might take longer than usual Tuesday. A dense fog is expected to limit visibility Tuesday morning to less than one-quarter mile at times throughout the Bay Area, according to the National Weather Service.
Bay Area entrepreneur hitting it big with new future for recycling
MANTECA, Calif. (KGO) -- Tons of cardboard that would have been dumped in the trash are being turned into a first-of-its kind product - a paper bottle. The bottles were created by Oakland entrepreneur Julie Corbett, whose story sounds like an episode of the TV show Shark Tank.
Contra Costa County Library to eliminate overdue fines
Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials, becoming the first county library system in California and largest in the state to eliminate fines for everyone.
Your Concord Week-Ahead Weather Forecast
Today, partly cloudy starting tonight. Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 57, low 40. Chance of precipitation: 9%. Wind 4 mph from the WSW. Mostly cloudy until evening. High 61, low 47.
The SF Bay Area Peninsula: 2018’s most dazzling holiday light displays
Holiday lights are illuminating homes and businesses across the San Francisco Bay Area. But while some of us just hang a strand or two and call it done, others go all out, decorating their homes, roofs, gardens and patios in such exuberant fashion, crowds flock to see.
Concord: See 5 Local Homes For Sale
CONCORD, CA — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Not to fear! To keep you up to date, we here at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
Contra Costa Supervisors Set To Discuss Keller Canyon Landfill Permits
Citizen complaints about odor and concerns about potentially radioactive soil are two likely topics of discussion Tuesday as the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors does a permit review of the Keller Canyon Landfill on Bailey Rd. near Concord.
Oakland Raiders fire general manager Reggie McKenzie, report says
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Only one day after theOakland Raiders biggest win of the season, the team has fired general manager Reggie McKenzie, according to a report. NFL reporter Ian Rapoport McKenzie says McKenzie had a meeting with his scouts today where he informed them he was fired. He was given
Person killed by BART train; Castro Valley-Dublin service limited
CASTRO VALLEY — A person was struck and killed by a BART train Monday morning, shutting down service between Castro Valley and Dublin for several hours, officials said. The victim was found on the tracks about one-quarter mile west of the Eden Canyon Road area after a search by BART police, Alameda
Bay Area man coughed up blood clot in shape of lung’s bronchial tree
The patient had come in for heart failure, and physicians at the University of California at San Francisco had an aggressive plan to help. Doctors there inserted a heart pump through his leg artery to flood his organs with blood. But there is a downside to the strategy – clots can form through its u
23 Fun Things: 'The Nutcracker' returns, tastings from steak to Champagne, shopping pop-ups + more Bay Area events
It's about two weeks to Christmas and things are getting seriously freakin' festive. This week, see The Nutcracker at San Francisco Ballet or A Christmas Carol at A.C.T., hear Chanticleer sing their holiday magic, enjoy a Moroccan-style dinner theater, shop Chronicle Books' warehouse sale and more h
The Concord Police Weekly Burglary Report – 24 Burglaries Between Nov.29 – Dec.5
This is the Concord Police weekly burglary report. Please click on the image for a much larger view. The last two numbers in some of the addresses have been deleted to help protect the victims.
Driver hospitalized after slamming into building in Walnut Creek
WALNUT CREEK (KRON) - The driver of a white Lexus was hospitalized Sunday after plowing into a building in Walnut Creek. The crash happened around 2:49 p.m. and emergency crews quickly removed the victim from the vehicle.