Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Two men entered the Lafayette 7Eleven on Mt. Diablo Boulevard Saturday - one purchasing an item to get the clerk to open the till with a second man coming in and stealing an undetermined amount of cash at gunpoint. The...
Area thieves apparently like the Dick's Sporting Goods location in Pleasant Hill, visiting it often and leaving with goods they haven't paid for. In on such instance Thursday night, Lamont Beamon of Sacramento attracted police attention - fleeing into...
Two men suspected of robbing a man - ostensibly for his shoes - in Walnut Creek's Civic Park were apprehended at gunpoint outside the Lafayette BART station Wednesday night. Lafayette police officers and BART officers, alerted to the presence of...
From Contra Costa Health Contra Costa Health (CCH) announced today that it has received a $202,692 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to support its Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program. This grant will allow CCH to promote...
Any Dead Heads among us? We shall see. Starting out with a cold, steely dawn which eventually did produce a sunrise but it was chill-E out there this morning, we must say. Veteran readers have noted the arrival of a TON...
The unwelcome rash of anonymous threats against local schools appears to be continuing unabated, with students and parents reeling from the latest hint to "shoot up" a local school in Lafayette. Parents with children at Stanley Middle School received...
To the Editor; On Sunday I went to Safeway on Contra Costa Boulevard and I was so uncomfortable. I felt like I was trapped in a cage. Have you been there, did you feel uncomfortable too? I understand that...
A 37-year-old Pittsburg man was found dead of stab wounds in Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane, early Saturday morning after his wife grew concerned that he had not returned home from his janitorial shift at the park. Santiago...
Street sociologists that we are we spend a lot of time interacting with others of our species and cocking an ear whenever some new dialect or linguistic affectation springs up. At present we are trying to trace the origins...
Fans of birds and British television are getting a kick out of the appearance of an avian 'TARDIS' - 'Time and Relative Dimension in Space' for the uninitiated - which turned up recently on a signpost at the corner...

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