Saying there's no real work to be done on planning for the transformation of the Concord Naval Weapons Station property until a new master developer is selected, the Concord City Council has disbanded the city's Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse Project Community Advisory Committee.
The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office on Tuesday announced a settlement with Safeway stemming from charges of price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The sheriff tweeted about 11 p.m. Wednesday that someone died near highways 242 and 4.
Some outdoor playgrounds in the Bay Area are starting to welcome back families. New state guidelines allow cities to reopen outdoor recreational facilities and playgrounds. The City of Concord is planning to reopen all its 19 playgrounds on Thursday.
Concord city spokesperson Jennifer Ortega said the city is closing open space areas with developed walking trails including Lime Ridge Open Space and portions of Newhall Park.
Visitors should also bring water and a snack.
The council ultimately approved, unanimously, spending about $640,500 on 16 new 2021 Ford Police Interceptor SUVs. They will replace 15 Ford Crown Victorias and one Ford Taurus that have, as a city report says, "reached end of life."
Another upcoming celebration that’s going to be impacted by the pandemic is Halloween. On Wednesday, health officials in Contra Costa County urged families to avoid trick or treating calling it too risky.
Amid the heat, air quality remained an issue on Tuesday. It marked a record 22 consecutive days of Spare the Air alerts. Smoke from the wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality up and down the state.
The excessive heat in the Bay Area has prompted cities and counties to open up cooling centers around the region for a third straight day.
The crash was reported around 1:15 a.m. in the area of Solano Way and Marsh Drive, as a hit-and-run collision.
Mark DeMarco, for the past 14 years the president of De La Salle High School in Concord, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of the current school year in June 2021.
Concord police say they have a suspect in custody who shoved an elderly man to the ground earlier this month, injuring him.
A server at Lucille's Smokehouse Barbecue was the lucky recipient of a $1,000 tip that was raised through a Venmo challenge.
Unofficial car show attracts crowd in Concord
A vegetation fire is burning near state Highway 4 in Concord on Tuesday afternoon and has prompted the closure of highway lanes, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
A man fatally shot Monday afternoon in Concord has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 39-year-old Michael Olsen.
Concord police are asking the public's help to find the shooter responsible for a homicide near Buchanan Field Airport.
SkyFOX was over a multi-vehicle crash with reports of injuries on northbound I-680 just after Monument Blvd in Concord shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
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.