Now, many expectant mothers are scrambling to ditch their traditional birth plans, fearing hospitals will be overrun with illness and banish visitors, even spouses or partners.
An East Bay fitness studio and restaurant have teamed up to offer something tasty to those on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
So far, Sunrise Bistro workers have delivered dozens of meals to the ER at Kaiser in Walnut Creek. Over the weekend, they dropped off 80 free breakfasts at Highland Hospital in Oakland.
The penalty for operating in violation of the order is a potential fine of up to $1,000 and possible arrest.
At Bay Church in Concord on Sunday, religious leadership was offering drive-through services so that people can stay in their own cars but still attend service.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have taken new steps in the efforts to help a disabled Concord woman, facing deportation, remain in the U.S. to continue treatment for a life-threatening condition.
Some lawmakers in the Bay Area are taking new steps to help allow a Concord woman stay in the U.S. for treatment for a life threatening disease.
Police said Gloria Romero, who has been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, was last seen near Clayton Road and West Street in Concord.
“Reckless driving over 100 mph on the highway that endangers all drivers safety will not be tolerated,” the CHP said.
Concord police are searching for a purse-snatcher who's been lurking around a shopping center.
From John Muir Medical Center on Friday night, Leslie and Joe Barratt II told KTVU that their son, who was named Joe after his father and grandfather, was an organ donor and his organs will now carry on through others.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Concord that left an 18-year-old in critical condition.
Harrison Mercier, 18, was arrested on Wednesday in the death of his mother in Concord, police said.
A student at the school made the threats, and that student has been identified and placed on a mental health evaluation hold, according to the Concord Police Department.
Contra Costa County working with DMV to help residents obtain "Real ID."
The blaze was reported at 7:37 a.m. Saturday in a two-story building on Mount Hood Circle, across East Olivera Road from Pixieland Amusement Park.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Eric Billings called 911 and grabbed the .357 revolver he keeps for home protection.
BART says an unstable person on the tracks between two stations in the East Bay is causing major delays Wednesday evening.
At its Jan. 7 meeting, the City Council is scheduled to address this impasse between the Contra Costa County Building and Construction Trades Council and Lennar Concord, LLC, the chosen lead developer of the Concord Community Reuse Project.