Firefighters received a call from Pittsburg police around 9 a.m. of a possible explosion at a home on the 100 block of Linscheid Dr.
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.
Police say the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
It happened while the entire county library system is still recovering from its ransomware attack on Friday.
Rob Roth reports.
Bay Area gang members have been linked to a surge of vehicle break-ins at tourist locations in Los Angeles.
According to CHP, a man who's in his mid-20s was driving a black Nissan Altima on eastbound Highway 4 from northbound Highway 242 around 7:15 p.m when his vehicle was struck by gunfire.
City planners have identified a 4.5-acre parcel just north of the Pittsburg courthouse for prospective office-space development.
Rafael Lopez was shot and killed in his own home during a holiday party by two masked men, his family said.
Initial information is that the victim and the suspects knew each other and that they had had a disagreement of some sort that may have led to the shooting, police said.
Two of the four suspects fled to a nearby shopping center and were arrested.
Mallari's version goes like this: "Let's be great, 'cuz I know we are great. Whoo! I just took an ELA test, turns out I'm 100 percent that smart."
BART officials say five people have been detained Monday evening after gunshots were fired on the Pittsburg/Bay Point station platform just before 7 p.m.
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.
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.
As many as 600 teachers in Contra Costa County are at an impasse with their school district and headed for state mediation. Debora Villalon has the latest.
After a number of freeway shootings in the area, Pittsburg City Council has approved a plan for a freeway camera security network. It should be up and running by late spring or early summer 2018.
BART is testing nine-car trains Friday night in the East Bay after 22 of its train cars went out of commission on the Pittsburg-Baypoint line earlier in the evening.
-BART has confirmed that 22 of its train cars on the Pittsburg-Baypoint line are out of commission due to equipment issues after major delays were reported earlier on Friday.
Citing a loss of federal funding for cities that don't cooperate with federal immigration law, the city of Pittsburg decided to not move forward to become a sanctuary city.