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Fire at Gas Pipeline in Bay Point Forces 4,000 to Evacuate

A Chevron natural gas pipeline caught on fire in Bay Point Wednesday night after a grass fire caused a power line to fall on the structure, forcing over4,000 people to evacuate their homesin the the middle of the night.

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-10-18 06:49:00

Missing man found dead: San Jose man, two teens arrested

Bernardo Rodas, 41, of Santa Cruz, had been reported missing by his family on Oct. 10, according to the sheriff’s office. Hewas found dead Saturday afternoonalong North Rodeo Gulch Road, a remote road two miles east of Scotts Valley.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-18 16:51:24

Drone video shows intensity of Bay Point vault fire

BAY POINT, Calif. (KGO) --We are getting a new perspective from the air of what it looked like during a fire in a Chevron utility vault in Bay Point.A drone outfitted with heat-detection equipment played a key role in helping authorities assess the situation.RELATED:Thousands evacuated after vault f

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-18 16:20:42

Crisp Mornings, Sunny Days: Danville Weekend Weather Forecast

DANVILLE, CA — Planning your weekend? It is going to be warm and dry.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 14:30:44

Firefighters hope to lift Bay Point evacuations within hours

Around 4,000 people have been evacuated from 1,400 homes in Bay Point in unincorporated Contra Costa County early this morning following a fire at a utility vault above a Chevron natural gas pipeline that started Wednesday night, according to the Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials. As o

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-18 09:49:26

County asks for further investigation of Clayton Valley Charter High School, will refer to the district attorney

PLEASANT HILL — In a contentious discussion that lasted roughly two hours, the Contra Costa County Board of Education voted to continue investigation into the possible misuse of funds and mismanagement of the Clayton Valley Charter High School in Concord.On the agenda for the Wednesday night county

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-18 14:00:28

Antioch thieves target drivers who are parked, stopped at intersection

ANTIOCH (KRON) - Some would say when you think of car break-ins, the problem brings to mind San Francisco. Now, Antioch is dealing with a recent rash of thefts--with a twist. The victims are in their cars, either parked or stopped at an intersection. Stopped at a red light, with no place to go, A

KRON4 - 2018-10-18 04:33:54

Pittsburg police identify murder suspect in recent killing

Taurus Miller, 43, is suspected of gunning down 38-year-old Jjuan Sanders during a 2 a.m. altercation at a parking lot on the 600 block of Cumberland Street. Police said in a news release the two were “at a nearby establishment” when they got into an argument and took it outside.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-18 06:32:50

Evacuations in Bay Point due to grass fire threatening underground gas pipeline

About 4,000 people from 1,400 homes have been evacuated within a 1/2 mile of Poinsettia and Suisun avenues, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

KRON4 - 2018-10-18 17:20:34

Concord Police Release Video of August Wells Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect

According to Police who released video Wednesday of the robbery, they say on August 1, 2018, the male in the attached video robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at 775 Oak Grove Rd. in Concord. The male walked up to the counter and handed the teller a demand note. The teller recalls the note saying “No dye p

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-17 20:47:14

Grass fire near Chevron pipeline in Bay Point spurs evacuations

BAY POINT — Contra Costa Costa Fire Protection District firefighters are at the scene of a grass fire near a Chevron natural gas pipeline, authorities said Wednesday.Pittsburg police and Contra Costa sheriff’s deputies are helping to carry out evacuations near the pipeline’s location at Poinsettia a

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-18 06:18:07

Tire iron, texts led police to murder arrest - Morgan Hill Times

After Martin Mason Garcia told investigators his co-worker died in a drunken fall the night of July 3, Morgan Hill Police used a search warrant to obtain text messages and a tire iron, with a hair stuck to it, that led to his arrest on suspicion of murder, according to Garcia’s court file.

MORGAN HILL TIMES - 2018-10-17 17:37:25

KFC restaurant in Antioch destroyed by overnight fire

ANITOCH (KRON) - Firefighters in Antioch responded to a 2-alarm fire at a KFC restaurant.The fire broke out around 12:45 this morning on Mahogany Way.There are no reports of any injuries but officials say the building is considered a total loss.The cause of the fire is still under investigation.WHAT

KRON4 - 2018-10-17 11:40:52

Report: Bay Area roads are the worst in the nation

In the Bay Area, the San Francisco-Oakland area, they have the roughest roads. 71-percent are in poor condition. Of course that's not news for the drivers on those roads every day," said Carolyn Bonifas, Director of Research with TRIP.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-17 23:21:33

Kirker Pass Road closed after collision downs power lines

PITTSBURG — The California Highway Patrol has advised drivers to avoid Kirker Pass Road after a car struck a power pole, knocking power lines into the roadway, authorities said.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-17 01:55:43

Siblings fight to stay together after mother stabbed to death

High school seniors are supposed to worry about prom, graduation, and college plans during their last year in high school.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-17 18:35:20

Danville Fallfest 2018 Street Closures

DANVILLE, CA — Several downtown streets will be closed in Danville Saturday during the 2018 Fallfest. The family-friendly event, which is hosted by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, is a celebration of the season. Families can enjoy music, arts and crafts, a children's costume parade on Saturda

PATCH - 2018-10-17 17:13:56

'Masked Bandit' On The Loose In Concord

"Tonight, a Sergeant was on patrol, suppressing crime in a local shopping center when he spotted some suspicious activity. This masked bandit was caught on video but managed to elude capture. Can you identify him...or her?"


Warriors 2018 championship ring — with a secret message

At Tuesday’s season opener, the Golden State Warriors received their rings commemorating the 2018 NBA championship.As far as we know, it doesn’t decode anything, but it is reversible: You can twist off the top (revealing a hidden message) and flip it over to display an alternative design.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-17 14:33:16

Pinole Man Arrested For Meth: Police

According to a social media posting by Pinole Police, "While conducting a self-initiated security check at Pinole Valley Park, Officer Dalao contact a subject sleeping in a vehicle." The man gave consent to search his vehicle prior to the discovery of the meth and pipe, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 19:20:48