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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?
‘Mommy is dead’: San Pablo man accused of murdering wife nears trial
MARTINEZ — In the afternoon of Sept. 10, 2015, Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 dispatch to a home in unincorporated San Pablo. They were greeted by a distraught 4-year-old boy.“Mommy is dead,” he told them, according to police testimony.Officers found the body of Yvonne Hernandez,
2 Teens Killed In Walnut Creek Crash Identified
WALNUT CREEK, CA — Two teens who died in a crash in Walnut Creek early Sunday morning have been identified. The victims were 17-year-old Dakarai Rishon Fagorala and 18-year-old John Hamed Walizadam, both of Antioch, according to Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee.
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
Mother of Walnut Creek crash victim says she forgives driver
The mother of a 17-year-old who died is grieving as she offers forgiveness. "I send love peace and hope for the parents to get through this. I have no ill feelings or anger toward the driver. I forgive her," said Kimberlea Oloruntoba, the mother of 17-year-old Dakarai Fagorala.
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.
Investigation Causing Capitol Corridor Delays in Emeryville
Live Video from NBC Bay AreaA Capitol Corridor train is being delayed Tuesday afternoon because of an investigation into a suspicious item in Emeryville, according to the agency.Capitol Corridor officials wrote on Twitter at 3:56 p.m. that Train 536 was stopped between Emeryville and Berkeley becaus
Fatal Crash in Walnut Creek Involved Underage Drinking: CHP
"I’m going to miss my best friend, I’m going to miss my son," said Kimberlea Oloruntoba, mother of 17-year-old Dakarai.
California fire map: Updates and a firefighter fatality
An air tanker makes a drop of fire retardant along a ridge in the mountains of the Cleveland National Forest above Glen Ivy Golf Club in Corona on Saturday, August 11, 2018, just ahead of the Holy fire which has burned for six days. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)
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)
Vallejo Fire Department puts on vegetation fire on Interstate 80
The Vallejo Fire Department responded to a vegetation fire Monday at westbound Interstate 80 at the Highway 37 off ramp at 4:45 p.m., officials said.The fire went to three alarms and threatened homes in the north Vallejo neighborhoods off of Griffin Drive, they said.The cause of the fire was determi
Vallejo firefighters battling 4-alarm vegetation fire
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Oakland Police Vehicle Found After Being Stolen
An Oakland Police Department vehicle has been recovered after it was stolen early Tuesday morning, according to police.Police did not initially specify where the SUV was stolen, but they managed to track it to an area near the intersection of Tompkins and Vale avenues where the person who took it le
Your Pleasant Hill Week-Ahead Weather Forecast
Today, partly cloudy starting tonight, continuing until tomorrow afternoon.
Sheriff: Man suspected of DUI resists arrest in American Canyon
An American Canyon Police officer responding to a report of a suspicious person in the area of West Carolyn Drive located James Wayne Garner at about 3:30 p.m. attempting to drive away. Garner stopped for the officer and, officials said, admitted to using meth earlier that day.
Suspect in fatal warehouse fire says he can't get fair trial
"How am I going to find a jury that hasn't heard me say, 'I'm guilty,'" Derick Almena told San Francisco television station KGO in a jailhouse interview.
Two dead after car full of teens veers off highway flyover in Walnut Creek
The California Highway Patrol said an 18-year-old woman driving a silver 2000 Honda Civic was headed eastbound on Highway 24 around 4 a.m. Sunday, approaching the Interstate 680 interchange, when the accident occurred. The car dropped about 40 to 50 feet, the CHP said.
EXCLUSIVE: Ghost Ship founder blasts judge after deal rejected
Two men face criminal charges for the 2016Ghost Ship Firein Oakland that claimed 36 lives. One of the defendants, Derick Almena, is speaking out for the first time after a judge threw out his plea deal. In the interview you'll see only on ABC7 News, Almena blasts his sentencing judge and city offici
Pinole Man Shot Dead In Richmond
RICHMOND, CA — Two people have died from injuries suffered in recent Richmond shootings, according to police and the Contra Costa County coroner's office.
Oakland: 19-Year-Old Antioch Man Dies While Suspected DUI Driver Faces Murder Charges
After a few minutes, a white Lexus sedan driven byMaury Butler, 56, out of Berkeley, Ca., did not immediately recognize the traffic collision or thedriver of the green Lexus standing outside of his vehicle. The driver of the green Lexus was impacted by the white Lexus & was thrown into the #2 and #3