According to the lawsuit, Marchus School had used extreme tactics -- such as physical restraints and isolation -- to punish students and control their behavior, in violation of their individualized education programs.
Contra Costa County supervisors voted not to expand a program that offers free legal representation to immigrants facing the threat of deportation, as a new U.S. immigration court is poised to move into the county.
Concord Vice Mayor Laura Hoffmeister on Monday was sentenced to three years of DUI court probation following her arrest in May on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, prosecutors said.
Concord was named the happiest city in the United States in a recent Instagram-based study.
As the summer months wind down, Bay Area school districts are actively recruiting teachers to fill dozens of vacancies in their classrooms before the start of the school year.
Update: BART has resumed some services between Concord and Pleasant Hill, BART officials announced.
Contra Costa County's District Attorney's office on Tuesday announced multiple felony charges against a Concord man for attempting to have sex with a minor.
Police say several drivers involved in a sideshow in Pleasant Hill on Friday evening, turned on responding officers, and threw various objects at their cruisers, including a brick. It happened around 11 P.M. at the intersection of Morello Ave. and Paso Nogal Ct.
Up to 100 drivers participated in sideshow activity in Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord Friday night, according to Claycord.com.
Gushing water was flooding the streets at Monument Boulevard and Reganti Drive after a water main broke.
Tuesday’s triple-digit temperatures are likely the cause of a partial derailment of a BART train between Pleasant Hill and Concord.
BART officials confirmed the derailment between Pleasant Hill and Concord stations might have been caused the excessive heat that permeated the region.
Walnut Creek and Concord are some of the hottest parts of the Bay Area seeing triple digits during a heat advisory.
Concord police arrested a man on multiple charges Monday night after he became confrontational with an officer and climbed onto the roof of a gas station before threatening to light it on fire, police said.
Police said the vice mayor of Concord is facing charges of driving under the influence. Laura Hoffmeister was arrested last week after being pulled over by Clayton police.
Contra Costa Fire Protection District said crews responded to 33 arson calls across the county in a 48-hour period recently. Investigators have tracked down and arrested four people believed to be arsonists who are working separately.
A new immigration court is soon moving to Concord, as the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is poised to deny the Public Defender's Office more money to fight deportation cases.
Police said they found dozens of shell casings in the Sun Valley Mall parking lot Saturday night. They said the shooters got away, and they aren't sure if anyone was hurt.
Many teachers, students and parents say it's time to get rid of the school's current mascot at Concord High, the Minutemen.
A Concord middle school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of inappropriate acts with minors, Mt. Diablo Unified School District's superintendent announced Thursday.