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Chemical Leak at Safeway in Pittsburg Leads to Hospitalization: A Closer Look
In a recent incident at a Safeway store in Pittsburg, California, a chemical leak caused concern and prompted an emergency response. The leak, identified as freon, led to the evacuation of the store and one individual being hospitalized. This blog post will delve into the details of the incident, highlighting the response by authorities and the potential risks associated with chemical leaks.
Valuables Stolen from Family's Luggage in Pleasant Hill Driveway
A family in Pleasant Hill fell victim to a shocking theft over the weekend when their luggage, packed with valuable items, was stolen from their driveway. They only became aware of the crime after reviewing the surveillance footage.
Armed Robbery Reported In Downtown Walnut Creek Tuesday
Our readers alerted us to an armed robbery near the Wells Fargo Bank branch at Main and Bonanza in Walnut Creek around 3:12 p.m. Tuesday. We were told a man was robbed of his watch and other personal belongings by a suspect who exited a vehicle with two other passengers inside, approached the victim and took his watch and other personal belongings – possibly after brandishing a gun of some type.
Mini Van Intentionally Set on Fire After vehicle Crash in Pittsburg
The Pittsburg Police Department is investigating a Monday morning vehicle crash which resulted in a man setting a vehicle on fire. The call came in at approximately 7:40 am at N Parkside and Rose Ann Ave where a person reported a vehicle crash involving a mini van and a white pickup truck. The caller then reported a male got out of a truck and intentionally it set on fire.
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Bed Bath & Beyond Closing at Downtown Pleasant Hill Shopping Center
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Woman arrested in Vallejo homicide
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May 21-27: Pittsburg Police Calls
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Caltrans to close I-80 in one direction for four weekends this summer
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Motorcyclist Killed In Clayton Crash Sunday
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BART police presence increases ahead of fiscal cliff
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Oakland Police Arrest Antioch Man in April Fatal Shooting
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Brentwood Meet Is Holding A Meet-Up At The Skirball Center
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Five Injured in Fiery Crash after Police Chase in Danville
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