Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Orinda police responded to a report of a victim who was approached by a black male adult on the pedestrian path to the BART station Thursday, the thief brandishing a broken glass bottle to steal cash, an iPad and...
Police are investigating any apparent link between the crash of an auto on southbound Interstate 680 Thursday and reports of three youths carrying Nordstrom bags believed to have fled the crash and slipped into surrounding neighborhoods. For the third day...
Still months away from the June and November elections, the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Department is reaching out and hoping to attract citizens interested in serving as poll workers on Election Day. Interested residents can direct message the office on Facebook (Engage...
Richmond police traffic officers have tracked down and arrested a 32-year-old Richmond man suspected of running a red light and ramming a car driven by 77-year-old Anthony Tonti of Walnut Creek during a road rage incident with another car...
The Curatorial Committee for the Village Theatre Art Gallery in Danville is currently accepting proposals from guest curators for art gallery exhibitions. The Village Theatre Art Gallery, 233 Front St., is a 1,000 sq. ft. exhibition space which opened...
Investigators from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the D.A.'s Office are investigating an incident in which a 22-year-old Oak Grove man suffered an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound as deputies attempted to contact him through a closed, locked door. An...
Computer crime continues to shock, baffle and dismay those victimized by it while those attempting to combat the fraud marvel at the increasing inventiveness and audacity of perpetrators. While many such crimes and scams have their origin in a simple...
Lafayette police are taking a cautionary stance and bumping up patrols around area schools after an incident on Monday involving a Burton Valley Elementary School student. Police said they are putting the word out about the incident to advise parents...
A reported armed robbery at the Rheem Valley shopping center Jan. 28 was a fabrication, according to Moraga police, and the youthful "victim" who said they were robbed at gunpoint as they were getting into their car apparently made up the story. Officers...
Walnut Creek Police arrested an Antioch man after a resident called the department to report a group of men looking into mailboxes in their neighborhood Tuesday. Police said Charlie Patterson, 30, of Antioch, was taken into custody on suspicion of...