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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.
Suspect in recent Fairfield killing turns herself in to police
FAIRFIELD — The suspect in the city’s most-recent homicide was in custody Thursday night, less than 12 hours after police named her as a suspect.Iyesia S. James, 43, of Woodland, turned herself in to Fairfield police. Jail records show she was in the process of being booked into custody at deadline
Antioch teen last seen in Brentwood goes missing
Elijah Wilson, of Antioch, is described as a black male, who is 5 foot 2 inches tall with dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Antioch’s final free Summer Concert by the River is a “Long Time” coming
Boston tribute bandLong Timeis the headliner for Antioch’s final, free concert of the summer at Waldie Plaza in historic, downtown Rivertown. Saturday’s concert begins at 6:00 pm; Long Time will play until 8:00pm. The “Sunset Suppers” food trucks open at 5:00 pm and local restaurants are also avai
Brentwood Police Searching for Missing Youth
The individual isElijah Nathaniel Wilson, a black male juvenile, 13 years of age, and weighing approximately pounds. Elijah has brown hair and brown eyes. he is wearing a gray and blue patterned shirt, blue jeans and gray vans.
Antioch man accused of distributing child pornography
Freddy J. Horna, 38, faces a maximum of 20 years in prison if convicted of the lone charge. He was indicted Thursday, and authorities are trying to seize three electronic devices Horna allegedly used to commit the crimes.
Stephen Curry supports women’s game by hosting girls camps in Walnut Creek
Just like Steph, seventh-grader Amanda Kerner stood before a big crowd and knocked down shot after shot from five different spots on the court: 20 makes in 21/2 minutes, complete with a buzzer-beater.
CHP: Rocklin man arrested in crash that killed officer, another driver
Sean Matthew Walker, 36, was arrested for his involvement in Friday’s crash that killedOfficer Kirk Griessand Jaime Bueza Manuel.
Vallejo teen accused of killing Antioch man back in court next month
Robert Matthew Cortez, 18, and his defense attorney, Edward D. Cohen of Vallejo, appeared in Judge E. Bradley Nelson’s courtroom Wednesday for a trial management conference and other proceedings.
Family and friends mourn the loss of two Antioch teens after fatal Highway 24 crash
Mourners attend a vigil for John Walizada, 18, and Dakarai Fagorala, 17, both of Antioch, in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Both Walizada and Fagorala were killed on Sunday, Aug. 12th, when the car they were riding in plunged off the Highway 24 flyover. The driver, Ramya Ramey, and
25 Employers Hiring Right Now In Martinez, East Bay
MARTINEZ, CA — From retail and management jobs to positions in IT and healthcare, the listings in this week's employment postings on our Martinez Patch Jobs Board are chock-full of opportunities for those on the hunt for the perfect job. We have curated some of the most recent job openings listed in
Antioch: Truck Catches Fire in Driveway, Extends to Home
Photo by Michael PohlAt 9:40 am, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire in the 4800 block of Wexler Peak Way in the City of Antioch.Initial reports were that a truck was on fire in the driveway which extended to the front of the home causing it t
Antioch Man Arrested in Early Morning Pleasant Hill Carjacking
Pleasant Hill Police officers and CCCSO deputies converged on the area and located the occupied stolen car. The driver, a 26 year-old Antioch man with a recent history of auto theft arrests, was arrested for carjacking and other related charges.
Magnitude 2.6 quake rattles Concord
United States Geological Survey data located a 2.6 magnitude earthquake Tuesday, August 14, 2018 just east of the 1300 block of Galindo Street in Concord, Calif. (Courtesy USGS)
Sports briefs: Pacifics keep pace with win over Pittsburg
Corey Dempster, Jake Taylor, Brent Gillespie and Mark Lindsay all had two hits apiece for San Rafael. Starting pitcher Jared Koening allowed two runs, one earned, over five innings to pick up the win. The Pacifics led 6-0 through the top of the second inning.
Officer Violently Throws Down, Assaults and Arrests 76-Year Old Deaf Women for Jaywalking
In a lawsuit filed last week, a 76-year-old legally deaf and disabled women alleges officers violently arrested, kneed and handcuffed her to the point of passing out, all for jaywalking.
Earthquake Recorded Near Concord, Pleasant Hill
The quake Tuesday afternoon was less than a mile from Concord and 2.5 miles from Pleasant Hill, according to the USGS. Did YOU feel it?
Missing Pittsburg woman found dead in Contra Costa County canal
Kreonna Smith, 25, of Pittsburg was reported missing to the Pittsburg Police Department on July 16, according to the Contra Costa County sheriff’s office.
Fairfield police identify city’s third homicide victim of 2018
Fairfield police received a report of an assault just before 11 p.m. at a business on the 1700 block of North Texas Street, where they found Portis bleeding and unconscious. Police performed first aid on her until paramedics could transport her to the hospital, officials said.
California man presumed dead after fall from Oregon waterfall; search continues
TOKETEE FALLS, Ore. - The California man who fell from a cliff about Toketee Falls on Sunday is presumed dead, Douglas County officials said Wednesday.