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Classic Chevy Catches Fire Forcing Shutdown Of Highway 4 In Martinez
MARTINEZ (CBS SF) – No one was reported injured in a car fire this evening on westbound Highway 4 near the Alhambra Avenue interchange in Martinez, but a classic blue 1958 Chevy Impala was seriously damaged, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Mosquitoes, dead birds and chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Contra Costa County
OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN)- The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District reported Friday some mosquitoes, dead birds and chickens in the area have recently tested positive for West Nile virus.
Three hurt in drive-by shooting in Berkeley park
Three people shot during drive by at San Pablo Park in#Berkeley. Witnesses say two men hit in stomach, one man grazed on the hand. Park packed w/ BBQs & kids birthday parties around 5:30.#abc7nowpic.twitter.com/RT0OIuKpb0— Katie Utehs (@KatieUtehs)August 19, 2018
Berkeley police: At least 3 people shot at San Pablo Park
Berkeley Police Lt. Peter Hong said three people were shot at or near the park, at 2800 Park St., and ambulances are en route. Reports began coming in just before 5:35 p.m.
Brush fire shuts down Richmond BART station
A brush fire shut down the Richmond BART station Saturday afternoon, causing major delays on the Richmond, Fremont and Millbrae lines.
Rodent, cockroach infestation at Sunvalley Mall leads to temporary closures of 6 restaurants
Health officials temporarily closed six restaurants at Sunvalley Mall in Concord this week due to an infestation of rodents and, in one case, cockroaches.
A’s top Astros, move into tie atop AL West
The Associated PressOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were an average team two months ago, a dozen games behind the Houston Astros and closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top.Well, look at the A’s now.Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and the Athletics
Evidence of vermin closes restaurants in Concord's Sun Valley Mall
CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU)- In the last nine days, five restaurants in Concord's Sun Valley Mall have been closed, all for similar health concerns.
1958 Chevy Burns, Closing Highway For 30 Minutes
MARTINEZ (BCN)No one was reported injured in a car fire this evening on westbound Highway 4 near the Alhambra Avenue interchange in Martinez, but a classic blue 1958 Chevy Impala was seriously damaged, the California Highway Patrol reported.The fire was reported about 5:50 p.m. today near the interc
Firefighters battling 30-acre blaze off Highway 4 in Martinez
Firefighters were battling a 30-acre fire off Highway 4 just west of Alhambra Road in Martinez on Friday night, officials said.A series of brush fires started burning sometime after 8 p.m., according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.Video posted on social media shows at least one
30-acre brush fire in Martinez closes Highway 4
MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU)- Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and supporting agencies are battling a 30-acre, four-alarm vegetation fire Friday evening.
Rams 19, Raiders 15: 3 studs, 3 duds
LOS ANGELES — Don’t worry, everyone. Regular season football is only three weeks away.This one was a doozy at the Raiders’ old stomping grounds. You probably couldn’t have asked for an uglier first half, especially from the Oakland reserves.That being said, the visitors (or hosts, whichever way you
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Cahill sharp, A's beat Astros 7-1 to tie for AL West lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were an average team two months ago, a dozen games behind the Houston Astros and closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top.
3 Wounded in Separate Oakland Shootings
The most recent shooting happened early Saturday, when a 36-year-old woman was shot in the leg in Oakland’s Eastlake District, according to police The incident happened at 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of International Boulevard, Oakland police said. The woman was able to get to a hospital on her own a
Postal Service In Martinez: Congressmen Call Town Hall Meeting
MARTINEZ, CA — In a city where people have complained for years about poor service at the local post office, the situation is bringing to town two Congressmen who will head up an Aug. 22 town hall meeting to discuss the situation.
Northern California district attorney will no longer accept plea deals in deadly Ghost Ship fire case
Alameda County's district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert. (Photos by Lake County police/Bay Area News Group)OAKLAND, Calif. --A Northern California district attorney h
Arraignment for man charged in killing Solano CHP officer, Vallejo motorist sees delay
Sean M. WalkerFAIRFIELD — The arraignment of the 36-year-old Rocklin man who was arrested Wednesday in connection with the deaths of California Highway Patrol Officer Kirk Griess, 46, of Vacaville, and the motorist he had pulled over on a traffic stop Aug. 10 has been delayed to Sept. 12.
Ghost Ship trial likely to begin in 2019, lawyers say
Alameda County Superior Court Judge James Cramerlast week rejected a dealfor Derick Almena, master tenant ofthe warehouse where 36 people diedin the 2016 fire, because he wasn’t convinced of Almena’s remorse. Since the plea agreement was made as a package deal with defendant Max Harris, creative dir
Traffic alert: Multi-car accident on HWY 24 west in Oakland
OAKLAND (KRON) - California Highway Patrol is reporting a severe traffic alert for westbound Highway 24 Friday morning.Around 8:45 a.m. there was an multi-car accident east of Broadway in Oakland.Two lanes are blocked, creating major delays. This is the commute direction.Drivers are advised to use a