JUST IN: Another blaze that officials believe was sparked by illegal fireworks has broken out in Bay Point. The Contra Costa County Fire Department said in a tweet that trains in the area have been slowed while crews fight the blaze near Levee Road.
JUST IN: Fire crews in Contra Costa County quickly knocked down three fires in the region, at least one of which they say was caused by illegal fireworks.
A wildfire erupted in the tender-dry hills near Highway 4 in Contra Costa County early Thursday, growing to several acres and two alarms before firefighters were able to gain control.
Bay Area rapper Young Curt killed in car crash Monday morning. The 27-year-old from Antioch died in a rollover accident in eastern Contra Costa County. Tributes are pouring in as fans mourn his death.
PASS IT ON: Bay Area counties Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara, have announced a legal order for residents to shelter in place and leave only for essential needs beginning midnight Tues. through April 7. More info:
Breaking: The Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department is searching for two missing children last seen in the Martinez Area. Missing are 9 yr old girl Jahve James and 6 yr old boy Justin James. If you have seen them call Contra Costa Sheriff's Dispatch at 925-646-2441