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Whole Foods Market to open first Bay Area 365 store in Concord in December

Whole Foods Market announced that it will open the first Northern California location of its new lower-priced chain, Whole Foods Market 365, in Concord on Dec. 6. The company has already opened six other locations of the new 365 stores in the country, which are smaller and have more grab-and-go opti

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:25:00

2 Arrested In Concord Attack On BART Officer: Police

CONCORD, CA - A man and woman were arrested after allegedly attacking a BART employee who tried to stop the woman from being a fare evader at the Concord station Tuesday afternoon, according to BART police. Marleni Sanchez, 19, of Oakland, allegedly went through the fare gates at the station at 1451

PATCH - 2017-09-20 15:45:58

Concord Safeway plagued with problems

CONCORD, Calif. (Rob Malcom/KTVU) - The Safeway store at 2600 Willow Pass Road in Concord has been plagued with problems. Customers say they are greeted panhandlers inside and outside of the store which also has a persistent problem of shoplifting. Customers like Desiree Monsarat from Martinez only

BAYINSIDER - 2017-09-19 15:10:00

Homeless man charged in slaying of stepfather in Antioch

Dominic Griffin, 31, was charged with murder and attempted murder in the shooting death of his stepfather and the shooting of his half brother. A 31-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with murder after police say he shot his stepfather to death and critically injured his half brother a

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:36:00

Whole Foods' first Bay Area small-format store to open this winter

CONCORD - Whole Foods will land a 365 store - its smaller format concept - in the Bay Area this winter, with more to follow. The grocery chain revealed that its Concord 365 store, which is the first of its 365 brand to open in Northern California, will open Dec. 6 in the new Veranda shopping center,

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:24:51

Bay Area Cities Compete to Host Amazon's Second Headquarters

There is a battle brewing among Bay Area cities vying to land Amazon's second headquarters. San Jose and Concord have announced that they are putting together proposals to woo the online retail giant. Nationwide, it feels like a race to be the host of the Olympics as other cities are also competing

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-21 15:31:33

Suspect in East Bay car ramming nabbed

Authorities arrested a 22-year-old East Bay man suspected of plowing his car through a group of people this month in the town of Byron, officials said Thursday. Antonio Morales of Oakley was arrested Tuesday by members of a U.S. Marshals Task Force. He was booked in the Contra Costa County jail in

SFGATE - 2017-09-21 21:21:00

Good Neighbors: Preserving and protecting open space

New hiking trails and gorgeous new views of the Diablo Valley at of the 604-acre Carr Ranch Open Space, a former cattle ranch, will be revealed at the public dedication ceremony from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at Rancho Laguna Park, 2101 Camino Pablo in Moraga.It's free. The park is open all

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 16:36:51

Bay Area real estate: more and more million-dollar homes in the East Bay, but some pockets of housing affordability, too

The median price of a single family home now exceeds $1 million in a dozen East Bay cities. They include Berkeley, Fremont, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Danville and Pleasanton. The market is not as super-heated as it is across the bay in Silicon Valley. Pockets of affordability still can be found: In A

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:34:23

The A Cappella Handyman: Remembering 1390

1390 Brookside Drive was the first home we ever knew after WWII. A small, post-war development called Victory Gardens just off Davis Street in San Leandro, California. Two bedrooms, one bath, stucco-faced that Dad with the help of Uncle Kaj added an upstairs bedroom to. It had the San Leandro Creek

BENICIAHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Hamilton's James Monroe Iglehart voices the Demon at California's Great America

Hamilton star James Monroe Iglehart may sing like an angel but the Bay Area native has signed on to be the voice of "The Demon" at California's Great America. Iglehart, who plays the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the Broadway hit of the century, has long been beloved by

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:23:42

Dining review: Does new Limon Rotisserie in Walnut Creek live up to its SF success?

From left, Chef Cody Finch, Martin Castilla, owner/ head chef, and Chef Melissa Palomo pose for a photograph at Limon Rotisserie in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Limon Rotisserie has brought its signature take on Peruvian small plates to downtown Walnut Creek.(Laura A. Oda/Bay A

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-21 13:00:20

East Bay Regional Park District purchase adds to Antioch preserve

Photo courtesy of Deane Little. About 191 acres of land recently purchased by the East Bay Regional Park District will be used to create a new entrance to Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch. Photo courtesy of Deane Little. About 191 acres of land recently purchased by the East Bay Regi

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:10:00

U.S. Marshals Arrest Contra Costa Co. Man Wanted For Driving Car Through Crowd

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA -A 22-year-old Oakley man suspected of running over a group of people in the Byron area of unincorporated Contra Costa County earlier this month has been apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service, sheriff's deputies said today. Antonio Morales allegedly sped his Nissan Maxima

PATCH - 2017-09-22 00:44:35

Lafayette Reservoir in need of seismic retrofit, could be unstable in earthquake

To hear the East Bay Municipal Utilities District tell it -- the iconic tower of the 90-year-old Lafayette Reservoir is just as stable as it ever was, but as seismic standards advance, its design falls behind. A strong quake could topple the tower which controls flow from the reservoir, causing an u

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-09-21 22:40:42

Free Drug Testing for Martinez Teenagers

ARCpoint labs of Martinez wants to help students maximize their potential by ensuring that they are drug-free. We are offering a FREE drug test for any teenager who resides in Martinez between now and the end of October. Why be drug-free: Drug abuse during teenage years can impact a person's entire

PATCH - 2017-09-21 16:35:31

Bay Area political events: Bernie Sanders, peace festival

Bernie Sanders: Sen. Bernie Sanders, independent-Vt., speaks at a California Nurses Association-sponsored rally in favor of a single-payer health care system. The event begins at 1 p.m. Friday in the Yerba Buena Gardens esplanade, off Mission Street between Third and Fourth streets in San Francisco.

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-22 01:00:00

Review: Does 'Measure for Measure' at Cal Shakes add up?

A political leader who claims to be a man of the people corrupts his office to sate his own petty desires. That's the central premise behind Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure." While much has been made of it as a "problem" play that strains credulity, careening from melodrama to comedy, you might a

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:30:36

Alamo man dies after skydiving accident near Lodi

An Alamo man died Friday from injuries sustained in a skydiving accident near the Lodi Airport the day before, officials confirmed. Brett Hawton, 54, was skydiving from a plane out of the Lodi Parachute Center in Acampo. The Sacramento Bee reported his chute tangled as he descended and he landed at

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2017-09-21 15:26:00

Woman reportedly stole over $1,000 in children's literature from nonprofit bookstore in East Bay

Pittsburg police are reportedly investigating a recent theft at a city-owned nonprofit bookstore, according to a post on the store's Facebook page. Railroad Book Depot shared frames from a surveillance video that appear to show a woman stealing books off the store's shelves on Sept. 15. The nonprof

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-22 01:44:00