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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
A man accused of slaying of a retired San Francisco Bay area schoolteacher attempted an escape from jail by trying to carve his way out of a cell window, Contra Costa County prosecutors said.
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4 hrs ago | The Drinks Business
The Stag's Leap vineyard, owned by organic winemaker Carl Doumani, was purchased by Jinta Vineyards and Winery, a Chinese-owned private firm registered in the US, according to reports by Wine Spector.
9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Chevron's mammoth refinery leaves a footprint in Richmond far beyond its 2,900 waterfront acres.
App's facial recognition reunites dogs, owners A smartphone app that helps dog owners find their lost pets by using doggie facial recognition.
Firefighters battled a blaze that spread from a vehicle experiencing mechanical troubles to nearby vegetation on westbound state Highway 4 in Contra Costa County this afternoon, fire officials said.
The brand new, live television and webcast talk show "Veterans' Voices" will make its debut in Contra Costa County tonight at 7:00 p.m. The monthly show, a joint production of Contra Costa Television and the County's Veterans Service Office, will feature a range of guests and topics.
Hoarder, fake rescue group barred from having animals SPCA investigated woman, 'sanctuary' after receiving reports of sick animals Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rwEbaX Animal hoarder Crystal Kisicki and St. Francis All Creature Rescue and Sanctuary have been officially prevented from further contact with animals after ... (more)
Gary Bryant Jr., 28, of Antioch was found seriously wounded from gunfire in an apartment complex on Hudson Court about 2:30 p.m. July 8, said Antioch police acting Lt.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
In the middle of a rough drought for all of California, there's some good news from Contra Costa County as calls for conservation are paying off.
In Walnut Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, John McGuire of Walnut Creek, has his photo taken next to letters and statements from a Lafayette based investment brokers firm that he and other investors say defrauded them out of more than $700 million.
Girls Inc. of West Contra Cost County is offering Summer Fun Experience for girls ages 5 to 14, which has six weeks left.
The nonprofit Concord Senior Citizens Club says it can no longer afford to keep the city's senior center open for several hours on Thursdays.
Two lanes of state Highway 4 just east of Port Chicago Highway in Contra Costa County have reopened following a collision this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Stressed to the max: Antioch and Richmond. Two poles on opposite edges of Contra Costa County that share a great deal in common, including persistent problems in crime and higher poverty levels than most other area cities.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:19 am
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