ConFire Finds Fully Submerged Vehicle In Pleasant Hill Pond
ConFire responded to an accident with rescue in Pleasant Hill on Tuesday. Upon arrival, units found a fully submerged vehicle in the center of a pond on Ellinwood Way. The crew accessed the vehicle by aerial ladder and searched the vehicle for occupants. The vehicle was determined to be clear and crews remained on scene to assist with removal of the vehicle from the pond.
3.5 Earthquake Reported In Contra Costa County
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening in the Discovery Bay community of Contra Costa County. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake at 6:21 p.m. There are not yet any reports of damage or injuries.
🚧 Update: Roadwork on CA-4 Impacting Eastbound Traffic in Concord and Pittsburg
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. Caltrans has announced that roadwork is currently underway on CA-4 Eastbound, stretching from CA-242 N in Concord to Bailey Rd in Pittsburg. As a result of this construction activity, the right lane and shoulder will be closed. This closure commenced at 10:00 PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, and is expected to last until 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 29, 2024. Motorists heading through these areas are advised to expect delays and, if possible, to consider alternate routes to avoid the construction zone during these hours. This is the latest update on the roadwork event, and travelers are encouraged to plan their commutes accordingly.
Two arrested in connection to three armed robberies, 7-year-old child in car
(KRON) — Two people were arrested in connection to three armed robberies that took place in separate Bay Area counties on Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said. A 7-year-old child was allegedly in the car at the time of the arrest. At about 2 p.m., officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to […]
Concord Robbery/Assault Suspects Arrested In Walnut Creek Tuesday
Tense scene in the 2400 block of N. Main Street in Walnut Creek Tuesday as officers from local jurisdictions tracked and closed in on two suspected robbers, taking two people into custody at around 3:55 p.m. The suspect vehicle was eventually stopped by several police cars in the parking lot...
Ahead of superbloom season, a Bay Area park begs influencers not to trample flowers
"We want people to come, but we want people to be respectful."
Vehicle found submerged in pond in Contra Costa County
(KRON) — A vehicle was found submerged in a pond Tuesday, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. Crews were called out to Ellinwood Pond early Tuesday morning to search for a vehicle residents found submerged in the pond. Firefighters searched the vehicle and the area but didn’t find anyone. A tow truck […]
Sheriff’s Office Investigates Attempted Suicide After Man Attemps To Meet Cop Posing As A 13-Year-Old
The following is from the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office:. On February 27, 2024, at 1033 hours, the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force was conducting an enforcement operation. The ICAC task force in Contra Costa County includes investigators from the Walnut Creek, Brentwood, Pleasant Hill, San Ramon, Concord...
Oakland Teen Charged with Killing 73-Year-Old Woman in Front of Her Family During Car Crash
Christopher Perez has been charged with killing a 73-year-old victim in a hit-and-run last June, according to reports
Uncover Walnut Creek's Nightlife: Your Guide to the Top 3 Pubs
This article presents a guide to three unique pubs located in Walnut Creek. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts and comments below!
Contra Costa County school district educates parents about AI in the classroom
A Contra Costa County school district says it’s fully embracing artificial intelligence, but understands there’s still a lot of unknowns when it comes to the emerging technology. “Two of my sons have ADHD, so they learn a little differently,” said Ryan McGredy. He is the parent of...
Chevys Fresh Mex to close its iconic Bay Area waterfront restaurant
The Chevys Fresh Mex outpost was best known for its waterfront views.
High-speed pursuit ends in crash involving police vehicle, suspects in custody
ORINDA, Calif. - A high-speed chase ended in a crash that involved a police vehicle in Contra Costa County on Wednesday. Officials say two suspects are in custody. It began at around 2 p.m. when Lafayette police responded to a report of a robbery at a fast-food restaurant on Mt. Diablo Boulevard.
Pursuit Of Lafayette Holdup Crew Ends With Crash In Orinda Wednesday
Witnesses fleeing the Lafayette Taco Bell at 3501 Mount Diablo Boulevard informed police that a man was inside, holding up the business and that he was believed to have fled in a waiting car. That car, a Nissan Altima, was reportedly involved in several other local armed robberies and it...
Applebee's in East Bay closes after more than 25 years
(KRON) — The Applebee’s in Antioch permanently closed this week after operating for more than 25 years. The restaurant located at 2737 Hillcrest Ave. had its last day on Sunday, Feb. 25. Applebee’s said the decision to close was “part of a broader business strategy.” Employees at the Antioch location will be given the opportunity […]
Lafayette: Northbound Pleasant Hill Road Closed At Deer Hill Road Due To Downed Power Lines
LAFAYETTE: NORTHBOUND PLEASANT HILL ROAD CLOSED AT DEER HILL ROAD DUE TO DOWNED POWER LINES
Richmond Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 60 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories
Richmond Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 60 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories. During the last week, Richmond reported a total of 60 crime cases, painting a concerning picture of security in the place. The most common crime was Theft, with 19 cases, followed closely by Assault with 18 instances. Vandalism and Arrests also featured prominently in the crime data with 7 and 6 cases respectively. Robbery and Burglary were each reported 4 times, while the categories of Other crimes and Shootings were the least common, each with a single case. It's alarming to see such high numbers of Theft and Assault, indicating a pressing need for enhanced security measures and community vigilance. The presence of a single shooting incident, although comparatively low, is still a cause for concern, underscoring the gravity of the crime situation in the place.