Pedestrian struck, killed on Pittsburg off-ramp

The victim, whose city of residence is unknown, was in the No. 2 lane of the off-ramp when he was struck by a 36-year-old Livermore man driving a 2013 Honda who exited the highway shortly after 1 a.m. 

Explosive situation in Pittsburg resolved after 16 hours

Three things happened Wednesday night between approximately 6 and 8 p.m. in Pittsburg, California: A grass fire broke out. A PG&E power line fell. An underground, 8-foot-deep, 10 by 12 vault that serves a 12-inch, high pressure, Chevron gas main erupted into flames.

Fire Marshal: Candle in homeless tent sparks Antioch grass fire

A vegetation fire has been knocked down this evening in Pittsburg but not before it injured a firefighter and two others, fire officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said. The fire, apparently sparked by a candle from a homeless person's tent, prompted a health advisory to be issued.