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An 18-year-old Antioch man was shot and killed in Concord on Thursday night, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said today.
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Voters in West Contra Costa County are starting to mail in their ballots on a May 6 parcel tax measure meant to keep a long-standing public hospital in San Pablo from closing its doors.
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Automatic salary increases and largely unchanged health care benefits for firefighter-paramedics approved this week by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board have erased the threat of a 9.5-percent across-the-board pay cut and health care benefits reductions.
A 30-year-old Richmond woman has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy who was the father of her child, a prosecutor said today.
A boy who was shot dead in Antioch on Wednesday night has been identified as 16-year-old Jose DeJesus Guerrero, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said Thursday morning.
KTVU has learned that BART will be cited by Cal/OSHA for three willful and serious violations in the deaths of two BART workers on tracks in Walnut Creek last October.
A Pinole man suspected in the shooting death of a man last month in Tara Hills has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, authorities said Thursday.
The median home sales price was $575,000 in Alameda County. Prices rose by 22.8 percent in Contra Costa County, with the median at $425,000.
Richmond city leaders seemed dismayed last week when they paged through next year's budget and found a $7 million deficit awaiting them.
Melinda Gaffney, 30, will be arraigned Thursday after she allegedly shot and killed 16-year-old Terrance Forks outside the Crescent Park apartment complex on April 8, according to prosecutors.
By Jonathan Lance : Blog | Contra Costa County Office of Education Currently, there are more than 8,126 teachers educating approximately 171,418 students in Contra Costa County's public schools.
The Contra Costa County Office of Education on Wednesday announced that four educators have been named finalists for 2014-2015 County Teacher of the Year.
A spokesman said Wednesday that Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will ask the corrections department's inspector general to review the monitoring of 27-year-old Franc Cano, but doubts that GPS tracking could have deterred the crimes.
Hours at the city's two libraries will likely be cut back by 14 hours a week at each location beginning in July unless the city can somehow find $700,000 in the next 45 days.
One of the major findings of a presentation by the East Bay Broadband Consortium is that the broadband infrastructure In Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties is barely adequate.
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.