The Contra Costa Fire Protection District, CalFire and federal fire units responded Saturday around 4 p.m. to a vegetation fire off Avila Road and Willow Pass in Concord.
The flames torched a unit in the three-story Willow Terrace Townhomes complex, which was under construction.
Jesse Gary reports.
The fire was reported late Thursday night, at the construction site on Willow Pass Road, near Esperanza Drive.
Jordan starred in "Fruitvale Station" and "Black Panther, among others, and the double features will show every other week through the end of August.
J.C. Penney in Concord's Sun Valley Mall joins the growing list of department store closures.
Jade McCoy, who was on probation for a prior arson conviction for a 2019 fire, was arrested after the fire reported at 3:27 p.m. Monday on Port Chicago Highway under Highway 4. The fire was put out within 15 minutes with no injuries reported.
Ross Anthony Farca, 24, pleaded guilty to the charge on April 9 and acknowledged he falsely said on an electronic questionnaire that he had not consulted with a health care professional about an emotional or mental health care problem, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
The blaze broke out in a six-unit apartment building on Mt. Hood Circle near the old naval weapons station.
Hundreds of households in Concord will lose power Friday, on what is expected to be the hottest day of the year.
Debora Villalon reports.
Authorities told KTVU that the man started a fire in a building he was living in, and the flames then quickly spread to a nearby field.
Max is the newest member of Shaila Mahler's family. She had the Belgium Malinois for two weeks when the puppy was snatched from her home in Concord on Saturday morning.
Also to be considered Tuesday night will be 5 percent salary cuts, plus deferred cost-of-living raises and 401(K) plan contributions, for top city executives, including City Manager Valerie Barone, City Attorney Susanne Brown and police Chief Mark Bustillos, as well as other executive management employees, non-sworn managers and confidential employees.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was sitting in the front passenger seat of a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta when the brick smashed through the window at about 9:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
Reporter Elissa Harrington explains what happened on Friday night.
The fire was reported at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the 3700 block of Las Flores Avenue, near Monte Gardens Elementary School.
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.