Discovery Bay, CA

Two Arrested for Felony Warrants During Traffic Stop

At about 6:21 pm Thursday evening, a Turlock Police officer near the intersection of northbound State Route 99 and Fulkerth Road, Turlock, observed a vehicle violate the California Vehicle Code, so he made a traffic stop on it. The officer made contact with the vehicle’s occupants and identified them as...

Juvenile shot on freeway in Lodi area, CHP says

LODI, Calif. — A juvenile was shot on Monday along a freeway in the Lodi area of San Joaquin County, officials said. (Video above: Top headlines for June 27). The California Highway Patrol said it was notified by the Lodi Police Department about the shooting at 3:27 p.m. Police said the juvenile is male.
CBS News

Pride flag stolen, home damaged in Danville

DANVILLE -- Police in Danville are trying to determine who stole a Pride flag from a home over the weekend. The incident happened on the 500 block of El Capitan Drive at about 9 a.m. Sunday. Danville police said the portion of the home where the flag was flying was also damaged because of the theft.

Man arrested for stealing personal items from Livermore gym

LIVERMORE, Calif. (KRON) — The Livermore Police Department arrested a man for stealing people’s personal items at a gym, it announced on Monday. LPD did not identify the suspect, but said it was a 42-year-old man from San Jose. Police were first made aware of the situation on June 14, when they were called to […]

Brentwood City Council to Discuss Removal of Planning Commissioner

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council will consider the removal of Planning Commissioner David Dolter from the planning commission. The move comes after a June 1 discussion brought forward by Councilmember Jovita Mendoza (see recap below). The discussion revolved around an April 2021 email sent by Dolter (see graphic below) which included the entire planning commission–he is being accused by two councilmembers of a Brown Act violation . The council also had concerns about his views regarding the City General Plan.

Coroner releases names of 3 people killed in train collision

(BCN) — The names of three people killed in a train collision Sunday in unincorporated Contra Costa County were released Monday by the county coroner’s office. KRON On is streaming news live now Dixon residents Julia Mondragon, 41, and Maria Nieves, 72, were killed along with 51-year-old Brentwood resident Mercedes Regalado. An Amtrak train hit […]

Chevron selling Bay Area headquarters, paying for employees relocate to Houston

Plenty of tech companies have moved their headquarters out of the Bay Area in recent years, from startups like Coinbase to industry pioneers like Hewlett Packard and Oracle. Elon Musk has been one particularly outspoken voice decrying California’s business conditions. Now, one of the East Bay’s legacy companies is joining the trend.
Contra Costa Herald

Three women killed, one from Antioch when Amtrak train hits car near Brentwood Sunday afternoon

Two other people including child sustain major injuries. Three people were killed, and two others were injured when an Amtrak train hit a car near Brentwood Sunday afternoon. According to Con Fire PIO Steve Hill, at 1:00 P.M. in the 3000 block of Orwood Road located in unincorporated Brentwood, a single passenger vehicle was struck by a west bound train with 85 people aboard. Three people were pronounced dead on scene. Two other victims were air lifted due to major injuries. The scene was turned over to CCC Sheriff’s Office and BNSF.
NBC Bay Area

Chevron Selling San Ramon Campus; Headquarters to Remain in California

Chevron, the biggest employer in the city of San Ramon, is downsizing and moving. The company is selling its park-like campus and offering to cover costs for employees to voluntarily relocate to Texas, but Chevron headquarters will stay in California. At the peak, the complex employed 3,400 workers. The company...

New Galt cameras won’t ‘spy’ on community, police say

GALT, Calif. (KTXL) — Galt police said they want the community to know that the cameras residents have seen at several intersections are not being used to “spy” on them.  The cameras, called Flocked Safety cameras according to police, reportedly do not collect personal information. Police said the cameras also do not take photos of […]
Santa Barbara Independent

Sheriff’s Explorer Post Takes First Place in Regional Competition

Press releases are posted on as a free community service. Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office congratulates their Law Enforcement Explorers who participated in the 10th Annual Central Valley Law Enforcement Explorer Competition in Tracy, California. The competition was held last weekend and host to 27 Law Enforcement Explorer Posts representing Police, Sheriff, and Highway Patrol offices throughout California. During the scenario-based competition, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Explorers had their knowledge and tactics of the career field put to the test. At the core of every situation, the Explorers had to demonstrate their knowledge of criminal law and its application.