Bay Area vineyards withstanding impacts of drought, for now
With harvest underway, Bay Area vineyards expect small but high-quality crop this season. Another year of drought, however, could mean major problems for winegrowers and winemakers from Napa Valley and Livermore to Santa Clara Valley and Contra Costa
The Aug. 2 fire prompted Contra Costa County's incident warning system to issue an alert that hazardous materials personnel were responding, but the Crockett Improvement Association says residents were not warned and that no warning siren was heard; the association has called a community for Sept. 8.
Cherice Gilliam, the first African-American woman to lead the regional unit for California, Hawaii and Nevada, aims to build membership among younger age groups.
A man who died in a motorcycle crash and another found dead at a regional park each were identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office on Monday.
Caltrans, two other state agencies offer up to $25,000 in three separate contests seeking residents' ideas for improvements. One contest is for coders.
Large, popular state-funded Antioch preschool was unable to find new accommodations after its lease expired last month.
A renegade Prohibition-era winery turns 90 in Morgan Hill
Founded at the height of Prohibition, Morgan Hill’s Guglielmo Winery is celebrating its 90th birthday.
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VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus
After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud.