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.
Collin Lowell began playing the Star Spangled Banner on his trumpet near the beginning of the shelter-in-place. He plays every night at 8 p.m. and gathers quite a crowd.
Helmick and other district officials have been out there for months, talking about how their district is funded, and how that funding is lacking in an area that, over the past 25 years, has gone from almost entirely rural to increasingly urban.
A report on social media from the Brentwood Police Department told the tale of the arrest of 39-year-old Carlos Cervantes.
A vegetation fire that burned about 7 acres Friday afternoon off Deer Valley Road in unincorporated Brentwood appears to have started "due to the use of a 'goper bomb' to eradicate gophers," the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
The solo-vehicle accident occurred about 5:10 p.m. Saturday. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.