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Distracted Driving Crackdown Underway In Concord, Police Say

CONCORD, CA — The Concord Police Department is conducting another distracted driving crackdown today — Tuesday, Feb. 19. Officers are focusing their efforts on drivers who are talking, texting, using an app or any other action on their phone that is not hands-free and violates California's cellphone


Trump Plans to Cancel $929 Million for California Bullet Train, Wants State to Pay Back $2.5 Billion

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent.


Gov. Newsom talks housing with California mayors, ‘can’t promise’ not to sue another city

Since his swearing in just over a month ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom has made no secret of his intent to buckle down on California’s housing crisis. He has already sued Huntington Beach for its alleged failure to build enough affordable housing. But the governor isn’t pursuing a purely combative approach


Rain moving into Southern California Wednesday evening

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California will see a day of chilly conditions and partly cloudy skies before another storm system moves into the region. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday for many mountain and valley regions in SoCal. A frost advisory is also in effect for


Northern California double murder case to air on ’48 Hours’ show

Television viewers across the United States will soon learn about a case Yolo County residents are all too familiar with. The CBS show “48 Hours” will dive into the case of Daniel Marsh, who as a teenager murdered an elderly couple in their Davis home more than five years ago. The episode is set to


Wednesday: Rep. DeSaulnier to Host Town Hall Meeting in Concord

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host a town hall meeting at Clayton Valley Charter High School in Concord on Wednesday, February 20th at 6:30 p.m.


Game Notes: Clayton Valley Charter vs San Ramon Valley

Concord, CA - With Northern California getting drenched with rain all last week, the Clayton Valley Charter Ugly Eagles and San Ramon Valley Wolves were finally able to square off in a preseason scrimmage with hopes of getting all the kinks out. Both teams came out with energy, however, the early se


UC Santa Cruz student from Bay Area indicted for allegedly developing app to sell illegal drugs

SAN JOSE (KRON) - A UC Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal charges Tuesday, accused of developing an app to sell illegal drugs including methamphetamine and cocaine. According to authorities, 18-year-old Collin Howard of Sunnyvale was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on drug distr


Rising vocal star, responsible for best song of 2018, visits Bay Area

It’s a really strong week for music in the Bay Area, highlighted by appearances from rising star vocalist Lauren Daigle and dream-pop outfit Mazzy Star. Here’s a look at some of the top picks:


Martinez: Junior High Student Arrested After Threatening Message Written on Bathroom Mirror

On Tuesday, February 19, Martinez Police officers were dispatched to the Martinez Junior High School for threatening graffiti written on a bathroom mirror. Police say through a cooperative investigation with school staff, it was determined a male student wrote in marker on a bathroom mirror that he


VIDEO: 'Snow moon' lights up Bay Area sky

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Did you get the chance to look up? The largest supermoon of the year lit up the sky in the Bay Area. SKY7 and our camera captured the celestial event on Tuesday morning.


Concord Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

CONCORD, CA — Time for your weekly weather report, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy throughout the day. Partly cloudy in the morning. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.


3 men shot to death in Southern California gated community were ‘targeted,’ police say

A suspect who shot three men to death inside a Porter Ranch home was known to at least one of the victims, police said Tuesday, but a detective declined to explain what may have prompted the killings.


Formerly Homeless Veteran Gets Help, Now Gives Back

To witness 70-year-old Mike Bartell smiling, laughing, and caring for others while volunteering for the San Francisco Marin Food Bank, is to see a man who looks like he's had a lifetime of experience spreading joy.


Westbound Highway 37 now open after levee break, flooding

NOVATO, Calif. (KTVU) - Caltans said on Wednesday that Highway 37 in Marin County is now open, following a levee break and flooding over the weekend. The announcement was about six hours ahead of schedule.


California Has Gotten So Much Rain, but Most of It Has Been Wasted

California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain. In what has become a source of much concern in a state prone to droughts and water shortages, the vast majority of rainwater in urban areas flows into storm d


Walnut Creek Police Seek Help To Identify Purse Theft Suspects

Both are related to a theft of a purse and are seen on surveillance after the theft using the victims credit cards, according to the Walnut Creek Police Department. Police did not release any further information on the theft, including the date or where it occurred.


Experts say rare mega-storm to hit California will be 3 times as damaging as San Andreas earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A warning for California: get ready for the "other big one." That's what scientists are calling the rare mega-storm, which is predicted to cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake that would hit along the San Andreas Fault.


California airport contractor killed after jet bridge tire explodes

A contractor at a California airport was killed Tuesday night after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said. The two contractors at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana were at the airline workshop when the 4-foot-tall tire ruptured about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, FOX11 reported. The tir


Bay Point homicide victim identified

BAY POINT — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old man shot to death here last week. Andre Piazza, of Bay Point, was on the ground when Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived to the first block of Lancaster Circle on Feb. 19. They were called there around 8:50 p.m. on reports that