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Yemeni mother wins visa fight to see her dying child in a California hospital
(CNN)The US State Department granted a Yemeni mother, whose 2-year-old son is on life support in an Oakland hospital, a waiver Tuesday to travel to the United States, according to officials with the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
City Of Martinez Set To Dissolve Joint Agency With Pleasant Hill
MARTINEZ, CA — A 43-year-old "paper" agency that, at least at the start, included both Martinez and Pleasant Hill, will be formally dissolved on Wednesday by the Martinez City Council. The creation of the Pleasant Hill-Martinez Joint Facilities Agency in 1975, and many Martinez employees' subsequent
21 Fun Things: Shake Shack is served, John Legend plays the Fox, 'Home Alone' at Davies Hall + more Bay Area events
There's much to do in the days before the holiday. See John Legend or George Clinton live, learn to make a gingerbread house over adults-only drinks, see a classic holiday movie set to a live symphonic score, sip all the sangria, hear a storytelling slam, and more.
Your Martinez Week-Ahead Weather Forecast
Today, partly cloudy starting tonight. Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 57, low 41. Chance of precipitation: 9%. Wind 4 mph from the WSW. Partly cloudy until evening. High 62, low 47.
John Muir Land Trust nearing a goal for Almond Ranch, thanks to readers
Almond Ranch, Martinez. (Courtesy of Adam Weidenbach/John Muir Land Trust) Almond Ranch, near Mount Wanda in Martinez, will make critical connections for both the Bay Area Ridge Trail and the Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail. John Muir Land Trust, working to raise $4 million for the purchase, is m
'Christmas for Everyone' charitable event asks for donations
MARTINEZ (KRON) - An annual charitable Christmas holiday event is in need of a little holiday charity of its own. Donations are considerably down this year and for a good reason says the founder of the event but she is hoping there are people still willing to give this holiday season.
Video shows suspected terrorist revealing his Bay Area attack plans
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - A suspected terrorist was captured on newly released FBI surveillance video where he explained his plan for a series of Bay Area attacks. Amer Alhaggagi appeared in a San Francisco federal court Monday after pleading guilty for his role in plotting an elaborate scheme that he
ABC7 highlights Bay Area porch pirates in 12 Days of Grinch-mas
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- We're showing you some of the worst behavior by people this Holiday Season. The 12 days of Grinch-mas, highlights those people who have decided to steal the holidays from people's front porch.
Juror dies during lengthy East Bay murder case, mistrial declared
MARTINEZ — A murder case that had gone on for months despite unprecedented setbacks and courtroom drama reached its abrupt end Thursday afternoon, after it was discovered a juror had been found dead in his home.
Feds bust alleged fentanyl ring in Walnut Creek
OAKLAND — Federal prosecutors charged four people with conspiracy to distribute the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl, after a Walnut Creek woman was arrested with thousands of dollars of the drug, recently unsealed court records show.
Video shows Oakland man telling FBI he wanted to kill 10,000 people
SAN FRANCISCO — An Oakland man hoped to kill 10,000 Bay Area residents, according to court records that reveal a chilling plan of planting bombs around Oakland and UC Berkeley, blowing up a gay bar in San Francisco, setting arson fires around the Berkeley hills and distributing poisoned cocaine in l
The mother of a boy on life support in an Oakland hospital cannot see him because of Trump's travel ban, group says
(CNN)The mother of a 2-year-old boy on life support in an Oakland hospital cannot see her son because of the White House's travel ban, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations' Sacramento Valley chapter.
Bay Area weather: How much rain fell in your city?
The most recent storm to impact the Bay Area produced steady showers and some modest rainfall totals, with most cities receiving more than a half-inch of rain. As of 4 a.m. Monday, San Jose was one of the wettest locations with .88 inches of rain recorded in a 24-hour span, according to the National
Man accidentally fires gun at Concord mall
CONCORD, Calif. (BCN) - A man who dropped a gun and accidentally fired it Sunday at a Concord shopping mall is an employee of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, police said today.
East, Central Contra Costa offer plenty to do before, after New Year’s
Kelly Perez and her son Alessio, 6, skate recently at Big Chill Brentwood, in the Streets of Brentwood, the largest outdoor ice rink in Northern California. Whether enjoying outdoor winter weather after Christmas or spending time warmly inside, Central and East Contra Costa still offer lots of holid
Woman robs gas station clerk with knife, police say; incident caught on video
By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk. A gas station clerk was held up, not by gunpoint but by a knife-wielding woman. The entire incident was caught on camera.
UPDATE: Concord Police Searching For Man Who Fired Gun Inside Sunvalley Mall
Concord Police are searching for the man pictured above, who they say dropped his gun inside the Sunvalley Mall, then fired it as he was picking it up. The incident occurred on the Sears side of the mall, near Cinnabon, around 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Police seek Concord mall shooting suspect
CONCORD — Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in a non-injury shooting Sunday at Sunvalley mall, authorities said. At 4:07 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting at the mall, and learned from witnesses that a man had accidentally dropped a firearm near the Cinna
37 New Year’s Events in the Bay Area 2018-2019
Enjoy a four-course menu on New Year's eve at Donato & Co. in Berkeley. Copper Spoon in Oakland is serving a four-course prix fixe menu on New years eve with a dance party to follow.
Your Martinez Weekend Weather Forecast
Today, clear throughout the day. Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 57, low 40. Chance of precipitation: 10%. Wind 4 mph from the ENE. Overcast throughout the day. High 56, low 44.