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6 Vehicles Involved in Crash on Highway 4 in Bay Point: CHP

A sig alert went out at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday following a multi-car collision on westbound Highway 4 near Bailey Road in Bay Point, according to the CHP. All lanes are currently blocked. Six vehicles were involved, CHP reported. Four of them required a tow truck to remove them from...
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28-year-old woman drives into tree along I-80

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (KTXL) — A major accident along westbound Interstate 80 at Waterman may cause traffic delays, according to Fairfield Fire Department. According to the California Highway Patrol, a 28-year-old woman drove off the roadway for an unknown reason and officers do not believe she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the […]
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Fire Crews Battle Two-Alarm Blaze at Church in Pittsburg

Fire crews in Pittsburg responded Friday morning to a two-alarm fire burning through a church, according to fire officials. The blaze started at about 2:45 a.m. at the Pentecostals of the Bay Area church on Central Avenue, near Railroad Avenue. Crews told NBC Bay Area part of the church's roof...

Firefighters Pull Person Out Of Car That Crashed Into Tree Off I-80 In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Firefighters have pulled a person out of a car that crashed into a tree off Interstate 80 in Fairfield on Friday morning. The crash happened a little before 7 a.m. along the westbound side of the freeway, near Air Base Parkway. Scene of the crash. (Credit: Fairfield Fire Department) Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but the vehicle ended up halfway bisected by the tree. Fairfield Fire Department firefighters extricated one person who was trapped in the vehicle. No information on that person’s condition was given.

Large fire breaks out at Pentecostal church in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Calif. - A large fire broke out at a church in Pittsburg early Friday morning. Flames shot out of the building on Central Avenue, near Railroad Avenue and Railroad Lane just before 3 a.m. at The Pentecostals of the Bay Area. The roof fell in and the inside appeared to be severely damaged.

Survivors of 1989 Cleveland Elementary School shooting speak out

STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — It’s been 33 years since a shooting at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton that killed five children and injured many others. The survivors of the Jan. 17, 1989 shooting say it’s something they have to live with every day. “My first reaction was, of course, I was just horrified,” former Cleveland […]
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One Killed, Multiple Injured in DUI Crash on State Route 4 [Antioch, CA]

Traffic Accident on State Route 4 Left One Fatality. On May 8th, a Chrysler PT Cruiser lost control and crashed along the side of the roadway, leaving five occupants injured on State Route 4. According to authorities, the vehicles occupants included; a 19-year-old man who sustained minor injuries, two children...

Early morning 2-alarm fire guts Pittsburg church

PITTSBURG (CBS SF) -- An early morning 2-alarm fire erupted inside Pittsburg's Pentecostals of the Bay Area church Friday leading to a partial collapse of the building.The Contra Costa County Fire Department tweeted out at around 5:15 a.m. that crews were on the scene of the fire in the 300 block of  Central Ave.The fire was first reported at about 2:45 a.m.  and arriving firefighters found the blaze well established in an auditorium style building. The roof fell in and the building partially collapsed, forcing firefighters to take up defensive positions.Contra Costa Fire Protection District Capt. George said the fire sent burning embers into the sky, but no other structures were damaged. Cooler temperatures on Friday morning probably helped keep the fire from spreading to other buildings.Cause of the blaze was unknown. No injuries were reported. Crews were dumping water on the smoldering debris and will be on the scene for several hours.

Dozens of Stockton officers search for man with gun

The Latest – Thursday, May 26: Stockton police said the man they were searching for was arrested Wednesday night. Original Story Below: STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — Stockton police said dozens of officers are pursuing a man with a gun.  According to Stockton police, there is heavy police presence near West Lane and Bradford Street. The […]

Toy Train layout in Walnut Creek

Another great place to visit in the bay area is The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines. DVL Layout Diablo Valley Lines is exclusively HO scale (1:87). The equipment operated on the layout represents periods from the middle of the nineteenth century to the present time. Most of the modeled structures date from the 1950's when the transition from steam to diesel motive power was in full swing in the USA. The layout contains a standard gauge track and a narrow-gauge track. Only the train ferry Ramon, as seen in Mallard, represents a place from real life. The overall theme is a composite of the mountainous area of the Western United States.

City of Oakley Launches the Oakley Digital Market

The City of Oakley is working with, government software startup — Glass, to launch the Oakley Digital Market, an e-commerce marketplace where local business owners can seamlessly showcase and sell their products and services online. Through the marketplace, local businesses can digitize their catalogs of products and services, and...

Brentwood residents get early start on preparations for another heavy drought

BRENTWOOD (CBS SF) -- Temperatures have been up. Water districts and the governor have repeatedly been asking people to conserve. So are habits changing as we head further into the dry season? One East Bay spot that may offer a hint, and that's the Brentwood Recycled Water Filling Station."Basically, when the drought was going to become serious, I decided I would act preventively," said Gary Groshong as he stepped out of his car. "And I started putting in a system."Groshon has only been using recycled water for about eight months, but his system is the kind of thing...