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Ronald Guinto, 32, a seventh-grade teacher at Mira Vista Elementary School since his hiring in January, was arrested Wednesday on campus before class began, said Richmond police Capt.
Beginning March 15, Food Truck Mafia -- one of the biggest players on the Bay Area's thriving food truck scene -- is bringing a weekly event to the marina from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
Christy Lee Southwick, 53, is charged with murder and inflicting great bodily injury on an elder adult in the death of her 74-year-old mother.
Mourners in Martinez have created a touching memorial for the 14-year-old girl who was struck & killed by a train over the weekend.
Contra Costa officials and Friends of the Marsh Creek Watershed will be planting close to 1,000 native plants and trees 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Upper Sand Creek Basin Wetland Restoration Project Celebration and Volunteer Day.
It's a smashing spectacle of drums, cowbells, chairs and more as this family-oriented show features a little bit of everything.
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.
Police have arrested a man in connection with a freeway shooting that landed two men in the hospital and snarled Highway 4 traffic during rush hour on Friday.
Her laugh was so loud, friends could hear it across the room. Her favorite color was pink and she wore it often, and there wasn't much Jenna Betti loved more in life than her two younger sisters.
As an arborist, Keith Park's main concern is the care and health of trees, as well as public safety.
Tight supplies and rising fuel prices portend a future of increased oil harvests from tough-to-reach North American fields, which will send more crude oil by rail car to Contra Costa County refineries and pose safety and environmental risks to the area, according to industry critics and environmentalists.
A life transformed: Gay man's 'anguish and excitement' after leaving his wife and coming out at 30 is captured in haunting self-portraits T he girl's mom said Jenna was sitting on the tracks with her boyfriend, adding: ' Why they made such a horrible decision we'll never know' A 14-year-old girl has been killed by a train after she went to retrieve ... (more)
A person, reported to be a teenage girl, was struck and killed by a train in Martinez Sunday evening, according to Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials.