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Pittsburg Man Sentenced to 21 Years in State Prison for Multiple Assaults & Attempted Rape

Martinez, Calif. – On February 14, Judge Theresa Canepa sentenced defendant Sunny Pal of Pittsburg to 21 years in state prison as a result of Pal pleading guilty to four felonies, including the assault of his mother and the attempted sexual assault of Jane Doe. Pal also evaded Antioch Police and com


Governor says California will sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.


It’s Hailing! Large Hail Storm Passing Through Contra Costa County

A large hail storm is going through Contra Costa County right now (12:30 p.m., Friday). Do you see the hail? If so, where are you located?


Pittsburg names street after late Officer Donnie Pearman

PITTSBURG — El Pueblo Avenue was renamed Officer Pearman Avenue during a short ceremony on Friday honoring the late police officer who worked for 15 years in the neighborhood.


Newsom On Trump’s Border Wall Plans — ‘CA Will See You In Court’

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom had a quick response Friday to President Donald Trump’s announcement he would sign a declaration of a national emergency to fund a border wall.


Police shut down Bailey Road from Concord to Pittsburg

PITTSBURG — Downed tree branches, mud and other debris caused police to close down Bailey Road on Thursday. Officers blocked the road, a bypass commute artery from Concord to Pittsburg, in both directions, starting around 1 p.m. The shutdown is in both directions from Concord to the Keller Canyon La


Accuweather Forecast: Scattered shower expected in Bay Area through weekend

Friday night will be partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered cold showers and light snow over the higher peaks. Overnight lows will range from upper 30s inland to low and mid 40s elsewhere.


Multiple Vehicle Collisions Around Contra Costa County On Wednesday

Multiple drivers crashed their vehicles on Contra Costa County highways today, according to the CHP. No injuries were reported, only vehicle damage. Drive safely, especially if the roads are wet.


Plane Crash; Man Dies At Shelter: East Bay Police Log

PLEASANT HILL, CA — The following is a collection of police, courtroom and fire stories from this week in Pleasant Hill and around the East Bay. The wreckage was discovered near the summit.


Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


Man Arrested After Throwing Rock At Vehicle On Clayton Rd. In Concord (VIDEO)

A man was arrested today after he threw a rock at a vehicle on Clayton Rd. in Concord, breaking the car’s window, according to the victim. The victim told Claycord.com the attack was completely random, and he suspects the man was on drugs at the time of the incident.


Pittsburg: Firefighters Respond to Homeless Encampment Fire

At 4:23 am Tuesday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from the area of 2100 block of Railroad Ave in the City of Pittsburg. There was report of a structure on fire after multiple callers reported a large “bang” sound.


Wild Weather Continues Around The Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Showers, hail and high winds were felt across the Bay Area Friday as the wild weather that has settled over the region this week continued. While there was also more sunshine than Bay Area residents have seen for much of the week at points, passing storm cells delivered brie


Diana Becton Becomes First Woman and Person of Color District Attorney of Contra Costa County

On Sunday, Jan. 6, while the rains deluged with torren­tial force, people from all over Contra Costa County, San Francisco, Alameda County, and the Bay Area converged upon the Bethlehem Mission­ary Baptist Church, Rich­mond, where Rev. Dr. Alvin C. Bernstine serves as pastor.


Infamous Antioch Bridge jumper gets 21 years in prison

MARTINEZ — A man who attempted to jump off the Antioch Bridge twice — before surviving a jump from it that followed a police chase — was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Thursday.


Antioch’s oldest burger joint — home of the one-pound ‘Willie’ — goes up for sale

ANTIOCH — They come for the juicy hamburgers, the creamy ice-cream milkshakes, the welcoming diner atmosphere — and sometimes the one-pound behemoth burger known as “the Willie.” But unless someone steps up to buy this tiny landmark restaurant — the oldest in town — it will close, becoming just a fo


2019 Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

MARTINEZ, Calif.— The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) will present its annual Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair, on Saturday, February 23, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., at Alhambra High School’s gymnasium, located at 150 E St., in Martinez.


Teen gets seven years in juvenile detention for killing Discovery Bay girl

WALNUT CREEK — After hearing almost two hours of emotional testimony from the family of a murdered woman, a judge ordered her killer to spend seven years in juvenile detention instead of life in adult prison because he was a young teenager when he killed her.


Already convicted of killing 3 women in California, his painting could help find more victims

Despite the passing years, Samuel Little still had all the details neatly filed away in corners of his mind. The particular shapes of noses. The way their hair was cut short or tumbled to their shoulders. The colors of their eyes. And decades later, as he sat in a Texas jail cell and received daily


Are there really more crows and ravens in the Bay Area than before?

DEAR JOAN: On a recent morning, my wife and I saw two ravens perched in a tree at our house. Later, some crows parked themselves in neighboring trees surrounding the ravens. We have never seen ravens here before, perhaps because we aren’t great birders.