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Embark on a Culinary Journey: Danville's Top 3 Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Danville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these spots? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
What Stores/Businesses In Contra Costa County Will Close Next Due To Crime?
QUESTION: What store(s) do you think will be the next to close, and what city in Contra Costa County do you think will be hit the hardest with closures?
Concord Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, the place of Concord reported a total of 29 crime cases. The most common crime was the 'Arrest', with a total of 14 incidents, making up almost half of the total crimes reported. This was followed by 'Burglary', with 6 cases, and 'Assault', with 5 cases, which together accounted for approximately 38% of the total crimes. Less prevalent were 'Theft' and 'Trespass' incidents, with 3 and 1 cases respectively, making up the remaining 14% of the total crime count. The data indicates a disturbing trend of arrests, suggesting a high level of law enforcement activity in the place. It also points to a significant number of property-related crimes, particularly burglaries, which may indicate a need for increased security measures in the area.
Danville Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Danville reported a total of 23 crime cases. The crimes were diverse, with 'Other' category leading the count with 8 cases, followed by 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Arrest' each with 4 cases. 'Theft' accounted for 3 cases while 'Assault' and 'Burglary' each had 2 reported incidents. These cases indicate a need for increased vigilance in the place. The 'Other' category, which includes various minor offenses and disturbances, constituted approximately 35% of the total crimes, suggesting that these lesser offenses are a significant component of the crime rate in Danville. The number of 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Arrest' cases, each accounting for about 17% of the total crimes, also indicates a persistent level of criminal activity. The reported 'Theft', 'Assault', and 'Burglary' cases, although fewer, still represent serious offenses that pose a threat to the safety and security of the residents.
Lafayette Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, the place of Lafayette has seen a total of 12 reported crime cases. The crime cases were categorised into seven types: Assault, Arrest, Suspicious Situation, Theft, Robbery, Burglary, and Other. The most prevalent crime type was Assault, with 3 instances reported, followed by Arrest, Suspicious Situation and Theft, each with 2 instances. Robbery, Burglary, and Other types of crime were reported once each. The data indicates a concerning level of criminal activity, with at least one crime reported every day. It's worth noting that the majority of these crimes were of a violent nature, including Assault and Robbery, which calls for enhanced security measures in the place. The data underscores the need for continued vigilance and proactive measures to ensure the safety of the residents in Lafayette.
Contra Costa County Consortium Seeks Local Input on $50 Million Community Development Funding Allocation
The Contra Costa County Consortium, which includes Antioch, Concord, Pittsburg, Walnut Creek, and the County of Contra Costa, will receive annual federal funding. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) will provide over $50 million over five years. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers these funds for community development projects. These include affordable housing, public facilities, infrastructure improvement, employment training, and services for lower-income families and homeless individuals.
Man Sentenced 50 Years to Life in Prison in Petaluma Outlets Murder
A man convicted of murdering another man at the Petaluma Outlets has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. In September of 2019, the now 30-year-old David Kyle Lubkin from Concord shot and killed a 19-year-old man from Santa Rosa in the parking lot of the Petaluma Outlets. Last May, Lubkin was convicted of first-degree murder, and of discharging a firearm at a motor vehicle causing death. Prosecutors say the shooting stemmed from a dispute about purchasing a gold necklace. Lubkin tried to claim the shooting was in self-defense.
Modesto man spouts antisemitic views during Bay Area council meeting
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — A Modesto man wearing a shirt with a swastika broke into an antisemitic tirade during a Walnut Creek council meeting on Tuesday. The man identified himself as "Scott" and directed his comments toward city councilman Kevin Wilk, who is Jewish. Wilk said the man is...
Oakland Catholic Schools Closing Because Of Rising Crime
Two East Bay Catholic schools are closing and at least one is over safety concerns. The Oakland Diocese says St. Anthony’s has seen a rise in crime, including human trafficking operations near the campus. Parents received notice two weeks ago and were told other reasons include homelessness, unemployment and lack of affordable housing.
Identity released of woman killed in alleged homicide on downtown Modesto highway off-ramp
Ceres man arrested in connection.
Popular Oakland taco truck robbed at gunpoint
OAKLAND, Calif. - Police are investigating an armed robbery at a popular taco truck in East Oakland. The robbery occurred at around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 9800 block of San Leandro Street, according to the Oakland Police Department. The location is home to La Parrilla Loca, a taco truck and stand known for its Tijuana-style tacos and burritos, often drawing long lines of customers.
Intense Debate: Prominent Oakland Auto Repair Shop Owner Murdered in His Own Establishment
Well-Known Oakland Auto Repair Shop Owner Shot and Killed in His Own Store. The tragic incident of the shooting and killing of Aristeo Zambrano, a well-respected auto repair shop owner in Oakland, has sparked a wave of discussions among the public. Zambrano, a 68-year-old man who was about to retire, was known for his work with Cesar Chavez in the United Farm Workers movement and for running Bay City Alternators for 33 years. His death has been marked as the tenth homicide in Oakland this year.
Honduran man sentenced for selling fentanyl in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A Honduran drug dealer who sold fentanyl on a nightly basis in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood was sentenced to prison on Wednesday. Melvin Alexis Diaz Arteaga, 30, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced to serve 78 months in federal prison following his conviction on six drug charges, announced U.S. Attorney Ismail […]
Vasco Road Work Set For Next Week
Unincorporated Contra Costa County, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will be performing scheduled pavement repair work on the north bound lane of Vasco Road, between the Alameda County line and Camino Diablo, beginning on Monday, February 26, 2024, through Wednesday, February 28, 2024, barring unforeseen circumstances.
Wild rubber-burning police pursuit spans three California counties before dramatic arrest
A dramatic multi-county pursuit involving a felony suspect unfolded yesterday evening, drawing a collaborative response from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and local law enforcement agencies.
Developers submit North Berkeley BART housing proposal
The development team that wants to build a long-debated transit village with more than 700 homes atop the North Berkeley BART station’s parking lot has submitted its plans for city approval. The project application calls for 13 mixed-use and residential buildings ranging from three to eight stories tall, spread...
Message of hate scrawled on city property in crime-filled, poorly governed California town
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is actively investigating a hate crime that occurred on February 19, 2024, just before 12:30 PM, in the 500 block of El Embarcadero. Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of vandalism to City of Oakland property.
23 cars broken into at North Berkeley BART station
(KRON) — Twenty-three cars were burglarized at the North Berkeley BART station on Wednesday, BART confirmed to KRON4. There is limited information available about the break-ins, but police said Thursday afternoon that no arrests had been made. BART officials did not confirm when exactly the burglaries happened or whether extra security would be added in […]
Baby tiger found with 10 bone fractures rescued by Oakland Zoo
(KRON)– The Oakland Zoo and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife rescued an eight-month-old tiger suffering from 10 improperly healed fractures, the Oakland Zoo said in a statement. Vets from the zoo say the fractures are due to decalcification, a health deficiency in calcium and phosphorus as a result of a poor diet given […]
An Opulent Oasis in Danville
Nestled atop the gated knoll of 804 El Pintado Road lies a masterpiece of architectural splendor, offering a lifestyle unlike any other in Danville. This Kubitschek-designed Napa style home stands as a testament to luxury, boasting nearly 3 acres of pristine land and unrivaled 360-degree views stretching from majestic Mt. Diablo to the picturesque Las Trampas Ridge. Welcome to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that transcends all expectations of modern living.