Contra Costa fire district's on-the-job mentoring grooms youth for life
09/04/2015 05:05 PM PDT
The Explorers Program offers real-world experience in firefighting for ages 14 to 21, teaching not only skills but values such as self-discipline and respect.
09/04/2015 04:54 PM PDT - Jerry Sezar's annual event -- and his last -- will feature tours of his shop as well as a car show, free barbecue and live music
09/04/2015 04:52 PM PDT - The Undead Bettys are seeking donations for a blood drive that team members are helping sponsor this month.
09/04/2015 03:57 PM PDT - Staff writersSan Leandro council set to pick dispensarySan Leandro's first medical marijuana dispensary could open early next year.The staff is recommending Oakland-based Harborside Health Center operate what would be San Leandro's sole dispensary.
09/04/2015 04:17 PM PDT - In his first public comments since his arrest in the deadly beating of an inmate at a Santa Clara County Main Jail last week, correctional officer Jereh Lubrin said little, but did make a point to tell the media to leave his family and friends alone.
09/04/2015 01:23 PM PDT - Incomes are stagnating and rents are rising. In steps Angela Boyd, managing director of the Make Room campaign, which aims to address the nationwide rental crisis.
09/04/2015 03:49 PM PDT - A vehicle crash downed an electrical pole and live wire lines on Driscoll Road, forcing the roadway's closure on Friday afternoon.
09/04/2015 12:55 PM PDT - Matthew Ouimet and 'Izzy' Martin were saved by donated organ and now are active children who will help raise money for others.
09/04/2015 12:14 PM PDT - A 43-year-old Vallejo man died Thursday night after a car struck him along Interstate Highway 80, according to California Highway Patrol. At about 9:10 p.
09/04/2015 12:09 PM PDT - Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band practices at Kennedy High School in Richmond, Calif.
09/04/2015 11:54 AM PDT - A man who was walking on Highway 101 in Salinas died early Thursday after a vehicle hit him, and he was then run over by a big rig and several other vehicles, authorities said.
09/04/2015 11:43 AM PDT - An effort to block Pacific Gas and Electric Co. from getting a tax break on the $1.6 billion it was fined for the deadly 2010 San Bruno gas explosion has fallen short.
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