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ConFire Chief Jeff Carman wins statewide 'Chief of the Year' award

ConFire Chief Jeff Carman wins statewide ‘Chief of the Year’ award

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Carman has been named the statewide fire chief of the year by the California Fire Chiefs Association (CalChiefs). The Ronny Jack Coleman Fire Chief of the Year...
San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police lauded for using tech aimed at pursuit risk reduction

Fleeing from a pursuit by San Pablo police isn't as easy or as dangerous as it used to be thanks to technology, according to the department. The San Pablo Police Department announced Monday it was...
Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder offering Halloween wedding ceremonies

Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder offering Halloween wedding ceremonies

I boo! The Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder is bringing back Halloween weddings this year, asking residents in a recent statement, "Have you ever considered being married by a fictional character or a bucket of popcorn?" County couples...
Pinole Valley QB DeMari Davis named Cal-Hi Sports offensive player of week

Pinole Valley High QB named Cal-Hi Sports offensive player of week

Pinole Valley High star quarterback DeMari Davis has been named the Cal-Hi Sports Northern California Offensive Player of the Week after leading his team to its best start since 2010 with a 7-0 record...
Hercules police officer opens fire on suspect amid pursuit in San Pablo

Hercules cop opens fire on suspect during pursuit in San Pablo

A Hercules police officer opened fire on a suspect, but missed, during a pursuit that began in Hercules and led to a solo car crash in San Pablo last weekend. The incident unfolded about 1:45...
Pinole Valley High coach named Oakland Raiders' Coach of the Week

Pinole Valley High coach named Oakland Raiders’ Coach of the Week

Last week, former Oakland Raiders running back Charlie Smith stopped by Pinole Valley High -- along with a $1,000 check from the NFL team. That's because Spartans head coach Luke Bodwin earned the Oakland Raiders'...
Burgerim celebrates grand opening near Contra Costa College

Burgerim celebrates grand opening near Contra Costa College

JayVon Muhammad says she opened a Burgerim restaurant in her home town late last month because, frankly, it's needed. Muhammad is a vegetarian and hasn't been very enthused by her options when she joins friends...

Hercules police release images from damaging crash

"Seatbelts do save lives." That's part of the statement released by Hercules police following a damaging solo-vehicle crash early Monday on Willow Avenue near Palm Avenue. The driver of a 1997 Toyota Camry lost control while...
8 local employers set to attend San Pablo Library job fair

Travis Credit Union to hold college financing workshop at San Pablo Library

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a free “Keys to College Financing” workshop on Sept. 17. The event is set to take place in the Community Room at San Pablo Library, 13751 San Pablo...
San Pablo police sound alarm on vehicle vs. pedestrian accidents

San Pablo hosting Dumpster Day for residents this Saturday

The City of San Pablo’s Public Works Department is hosting a Dumpster Day Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2600 Moraga Road (old El Portal school site) from 7 a.m. until the dumpsters get full, according...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

All Contra Costa schools to close Friday due to Camp Fire smoke

All Contra Costa County schools, including the West Contra Costa Unified and Contra Costa College, will be closed on Friday due to the persistent...