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California man survives two days trapped in grease vent

Authorities in California rescued a man who was trapped inside a restaurant's grease vent for about two days. Sheriffs and firefighters in Alameda County, California, received a call from a citizen claiming they heard a voice calling from help at a vacant Chinese food restaurant.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-13 15:09:00

Contra Costa County arsonist James Bishop III convicted

A suspected serial arsonist who had Contra Costa County residents on edge for several months in 2017 was convicted Dec. 4 on 31 of the 33 charges he faced. A pair of vehicle fires that occurred in Brentwood May 11, 2017, were among the charges filed against 38-year-old James Bishop III of Pittsburg.

THEPRESS.NET - 2018-12-13 20:51:00

Rain, wind forecast throughout the Bay Area this weekend

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service. The National Weather Service is forecasting rain and wind that will impact the Bay Area and Central Coast Friday through Monday, with a strong storm arriving on Sunday.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-12-14 03:35:00

Oakland Raiders fans react to possibility that team will leave by 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Oakland Raiders fans have mixed reactions after the team ended talks to play the 2019 season at the Oakland Coliseum. This comes after the City of Oakland filed a lawsuit against the team because of their move to Las Vegas.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-13 22:23:58

Contractor with access to Contra Costa County health plan records falsified her identity, officials say

Contra Costa County health officials are urging members of the county’s health plan to beware because a former contractor had “potential unauthorized access” to their records.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-12-13 18:53:40

Contra Costa County expected to ban styrofoam container use by restaurants

Unincorporated Contra Costa County residents may soon notice that their takeout food containers look a little different. The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors has approved plans to ban styrofoam container use by food and beverage–selling companies, private care facilities and county establishments.

THEPRESS.NET - 2018-12-13 19:43:00

Sources say Raiders rescind offer to rent Oakland Coliseum for 2019 season

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- It's not impossible, but it appears increasingly unlikely the Raiders will play in Oakland next year. Owner Mark Davis talked about it Wednesday at the NFL owners meeting in Dallas. In a video obtained by our media partners at the Bay Area News Group, Davis said the Raiders

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-13 03:00:40

Alameda and Contra Costa County Sheriffs Flew Drones Over Protests

Drone Mission Logs Show Exclusive Focus on Anti-Racist, Anti-Fascist Demonstrators. Records obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Human Rights and Privacy reveal that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office had drones on the scene for many high-profile protests in Berkeley an

INDYBAY.ORG - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Steph Curry x Under Armour Introduce The UA Curry 6

Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry and Under Armour have officially introduced his sixth signature sneaker, the Under Armour Curry 6, which is tailor made for Curry's innovative style of play.

HOTNEWHIPHOP.COM - 2018-12-12 14:26:11

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

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2018-12-11 13:00:42

10 Displaced By House Fire: Contra Costa County FPD

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — Two adults and eight children were displaced when their single-family home caught fire Wednesday morning in the Bay Point area of unincorporated Contra Costa County. The one-alarm structure fire was first reported on Anchor Drive near Skipper Road at 9:17 a.m., according to

PATCH - 2018-12-12 20:26:00

Man Rescued From Grease Vent Of Abandoned Bay Area Restaurant

SAN LORENZO (CBS13) – A man recently tried to get inside a Bay Area a building through the roof, but his method of entry was anything but slick. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department posted the photo of a man who, they say, climbed onto the roof of an abandoned Chinese restaurant in San Lorenzo an

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 12:15:08

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.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-11 15:25:06

Bay Area's first Shake Shack opens Saturday

PALO ALTO (KRON) - The long-awaited opening of the Bay Area' very first Shake Shack is finally here!. The restaurant will open its doors on Saturday, December 15 in the Stanford Shopping Center located at 180 El Camino Real in Palo Alto.

KRON4 - 2018-12-12 22:13:00

'Possible burglar' rescued 2 days after getting stuck in grease vent of Bay Area restaurant

SAN LORENZO, Calif. -- (KTLA) -- A possible burglar had to be rescued from the grease vent of a vacant Chinese restaurant in the Bay Area after being trapped there for two days, authorities said Wednesday.

TRUECRIMEDAILY.COM - 2018-12-12 23:36:00

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.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-11 10:13:28

Will Raiders Play in Oakland in 2019? Owner Mark Davis Won't Comment

Raiders owner Mark Davis issued his first public comments since the city of Oakland announced it was suing the Raiders and the NFL in federal court, and they weren't inspiring for fans hoping the team plays one more year at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-12-12 15:01:19

Oakland files lawsuit against NFL, Raiders over 'illegal move' to Las Vegas

OAKLAND (KRON) - The City of Oakland announced Tuesday a federal antitrust and breach of contract lawsuit will be filed against the National Football League (NFL), the Raiders, and each of the other 31 NFL clubs.

KRON4 - 2018-12-11 20:24:00

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.

RICHMONDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-12-11 10:51:00

Man stuck in grease vent of Chinese restaurant for two days: Alameda County sheriff

SAN LORENZO, Calif. (KTVU) - A man was stuck in the grease vent of an empty Chinese restaurant in San Lorenzo for two days, and was finally pulled out Wednesday morning with the help of Alameda County sheriff’s deputies and firefighters.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-12-12 19:24:00