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Brush fire east of Livermore grows to 552 acres; 50 percent contained

LIVERMORE -- The TeslaInc Fire burning in the eastern foothills of Livermore between Alameda and San Joaquin counties grew to 552 acres as of early Friday morning and was 50 percent contained.The brush fire began late Thursday afternoon in the area of Tesla and Corral Hollow roads in eastern Livermore.Cal Fire said firefighters were strengthening containment lines and working towards full containment.There were no damages to structures or injuries reported. The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
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2 arrested in separate catalytic converter thefts in San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO -- Police officers in San Leandro this week disrupted two separate catalytic converter thefts on the same overnight shift. The first incident happened at around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Pershing Drive and Stoakes Avenue. San Leandro police said officers arrived to a call of a catalytic convertor theft in progress and found a suspect actively removing the device from a vehicle. However, the suspect ran away from police and was not found.

Macy’s Hit in Smash-and-Grab Robbery as NY Launches Anti-Theft Attack

Click here to read the full article. Police in California are investigating a Macy’s smash-and-grab robbery Saturday morning after three suspects stole high-end watches before fleeing the scene. The Walnut Creek Police Department (WCPD) outside San Francisco said three Black male adult suspects wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks entered the store located in the town’s Broadway Plaza shopping center at approximately 10:48 a.m., when they began smashing jewelry display cases with hammers. The suspects stole the valuables and fled the scene in a white four-door Honda sedan. The WCPD is still searching for the three men. No employees or shoppers were injured during...

Police arrest alleged Muni gunman in Pittsburg, victim ID'd

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco police arrested a man in Pittsburg for the shooting death of a 27-year-old man on a Muni train earlier this week, the department said on Friday. Officer Kathryn Winters said police arrested Javon Green, 26, in Pittsburg on Thursday about 8 p.m. in connection with the homicide of 27-year-old Nesta Bowen.

Suspect arrested in deadly San Francisco subway shooting

A suspect has been arrested in this week's fatal shooting of a man on a San Francisco subway train, police announced Friday. Javon Green, 26, was arrested Thursday in Pittsburg, a city about 40 miles east of San Francisco, after police released photos of a man they described as a person of interest in the case, said Officer Kathryn Winters, a spokesperson with the San Francisco Police Department.

Arrest made in deadly shooting on SF Muni Metro train

SAN FRANCISCO – A Contra Costa County man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a shooting that killed a man and wounded another on a Muni Metro train Wednesday morning.San Francisco Police said in a statement Friday that arrest warrants were served at a home on the 1000 block of Power Avenue in Pittsburg shortly before 8 p.m. With assistance from the Pittsburg Police Department and the SFPD Tactical Team, the suspect was taken into custody without incident.The suspect, identified as 26-year-old Javon Green, was transported to San Francisco where he was booked on charges of homicide, carrying a...

2-alarm brush fire on Kirker Pass Road in Contra Costa County 100% contained

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — Crews have fully contained a two-alarm brush fire Friday afternoon in Pittsburg, Contra Costa fire officials announced on Twitter. The fire on Kirker Pass Road was at approximately 90 acres when it was fully extinguished around 5:30 p.m. Concord police said Kirker Pass Road was closed in both directions […]

SF Muni train shooting suspect arrested in Pittsburg, CA

Ingleside resident Javon Green, 26, was arrested Thursday evening by the SFPD after allegedly shooting two men and killing one on a Muni train on Wednesday morning. The SFPD Homicide Detail found probable cause to search and arrest Green in the East Bay city of Pittsburg. He was charged with homicide, carrying a concealed firearm, and using a firearm in commission of a felony, police said Friday morning.

Arrest made in Castro Muni killing, victim ID’d

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – San Francisco and Pittsburg police teamed up last night to arrest the suspect in a fatal shooting in a San Francisco Muni subway train Wednesday, according to a San Francisco Police Department press release. Javon Green, 26, was arrested on the 1000 block of Power Avenue. Once transported to San Francisco, […]

Backyard Fire In Suisun City Disrupts Home

SUISUN CITY (CBS13) — Friday afternoon a fire broke out in the backyard of a house on Potrero Circle in Suisun City, said the Suisun City Fire Department. Around 5:31 p.m., fire crews were dispatched to the backyard to a large column of smoke. When crews arrived, they found a shed on fire in the backyard with another structure beginning to catch fire and several others being threatened by the flames. Crews were able to contain the fire to the yard and only one structure was burned. The fire is under investigation and there were no reported injuries.

Firefighters Contain 3-Alarm Fire That Threatened Homes In Suisun City

SUISUN CITY (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating a series of fires in Suisun City that appear to have started within a short time from each other. Suisun City Fire says they were battling two smaller suspicious fires along Sunset Avenue on Friday when a third, more rapidly spreading blaze also started along Sunset Avenue. The third fire quickly prompted a three-alarm response, with homes being threatened on Silk Oak Drive. Firefighters were able to stop the spread of the flames before any homes were damaged, but mop-up work will be ongoing. Exactly what started the fires is under investigation.

Rapidly spreading brush fire burning in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Calif. - Firefighters on Friday raced to the scene of a rapidly spreading grass fire in Pittsburg. The Contra Costa Fire Protection District said the fire broke out around 12:48 p.m. in the vicinity of Kirker Pass and Hess roads. Fire officials urged the public to avoid the area.