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.

600 Pittsburg teachers at an impasse

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.