• Roadshow: Bus drivers to the rescue - 11/25/2015 02:26 PM PST
    NCS football: De La Salle overwhelms Pittsburg

    De La Salle scores five touchdowns in first seven minutes of NCS Division 1 semifinal win over Pittsburg 
    Temperatures dipped to the 30s overnight across most of the Bay Area, though the region's cold is beginning to thaw, according to the National Weather Service.  
    Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group
    Contra Costa College police officers see their growing toy drive as spreading good cheer in myriad ways. The Bay Area Rescue Mission is a chief beneficiary and will give away toys at a Dec. 23 event.  
    Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group
    The East Contra Costa Fire District, hobbled by inadequate funding, has only three engine companies -- nine firefighters -- on call to answer the needs of 110,000 residents spread across 249 square miles.  
    Richmond residents and others curious to learn about the progress of the proposed Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay are invited to a community briefing, scheduled for Monday.  
    A woman died when an Amtrak train hit her Thursday afternoon in Richmond, officials with Amtrak and Union Pacific Railroad said Friday.  
    Mark DuFrene/Bay Area News Group
    California students are less fit than they were in 2014, although they're marginally in better shape than five years ago. The percentage of students who met all six of the state's fitness goals declined in all three grades tested.  
    According to a report from ABC7 News, chilly conditions will persist over the holiday weekend, with freezing nights in most locations, particularly in the valleys.  
    HERCULES -- A pair of men jumped out of their car and beat a 22-year-old man with blunt weapons Wednesday afternoon, police said.The victim received minor injuries in the assault, which took place at 3:22 p.  
    An EBMUD spokeswoman said crews will work overnight to fix 16-inch water main in Lafayette  
    (Colin Young-Wolff)
    Gwyneth Paltrow sings on new Coldplay record

    Coldplay singer Chris Martin suggested ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow sing some lyrics she wrote for their new single “Everglow.”