Evacuations have been ordered in a Brentwood neighborhood as fire crews battle a dangerous house fire.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department said three people were shot and one of them was killed in unincorporated Brentwood on Tuesday afternoon.
Brentwood police and the Drug Enforcement Agency have seized more than 60 pounds of methamphetamine this month, authorities said.
The Brentwood Union School District reported 15 cases of COVID-19 among students and staff only days the new school year began.
In San Jose, 85 percent of residents have gotten vaccinated. Mountain View and Brentwood are also re-instating masks in public buildings. San Francisco could be next.
A fire this week in Brentwood caused roughly $75,000 in damage to a home, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
An Amtrak train smashed into a semi truck causing a extensive damage and a diesel spill. No one was injured but the train had to be evacuated and passengers were loaded onto buses to continue their travels.
The accident happened shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday at an unmarked train crossing near Brentwood.
A 37-year-old Brentwood man died Saturday after being stabbed multiple times, allegedly by his underage son.
The two had got into a physical fight, and the son stabbed the father who later died.
Officers said the driver of the white pickup was cooperating with authorities and there is no indication that drug or alcohol was involved.
Police say the suspect "fired into the ground near the victims feet and fortunately no one was injured."
The home was egged and an SUV parked in the driveway had its windows smashed.
Officers responded at about 8:10 a.m. to investigate a report of the mannequin and arrived to find it hanging from the side of a second-story home on Craig Court.
Officers at the scene found multiple items of drug paraphernalia on and around the bed she shared with her son, including 13 grams of powdered Fentanyl.
Gunfire was reported about 1 a.m. in the area of Albertine Lane at Europena Drive and arriving officers saw several vehicles fleeing.
Firefighters are investigating the possibility alcohol may have been a factor in this accident.
Five of six dead birds testing positive were picked up in Brentwood.
The sign on Marsh Creek Road in Brentwood read: Do not slow for protesters.
In the Bay Area, there have been moments of unity between protestors and police. Over the weekend, police officers reached out to protestors and found common ground.