West Contra Costa trustees may decide on new ballot measure
The school board expects to hear the results of a recent voter survey and give direction to staff about whether and when a new tax measure should be pursued. Trustees also expect to approve a collective bargaining agreement with district administrators.
A Richmond gang member testified Tuesday that he was shocked when a senior gang member directed him and two teenagers to sexually assault a woman he kidnapped off the street in 2008.
Folks are working hard around West Contra Costa to ensure happy holidays for those in need, and the longest-standing of these efforts is this weekend in Richmond.
Police believe same suspects may have done a similar robbery earlier in the day in East Oakland as well as other robberies last month
A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion having a submachine gun after a standoff at an Iron Triangle home in Richmond on Monday, police said.
John Gioia, president of the California State Association of Counties for 2014, wants to emphasize preventive measures such as health and wellness programs, youth services, and workforce training.
Ambitious plan includes upgrading all schools with wireless technology, outfitting all students with tablet computers
Fire crews say a family of four was displaced Friday night after their home caught fire due to fireplace ashes that were discarded in their garage reignited.
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Holiday cookie boot camp
Amp up your holiday baking with these cookie tips from Alice Medrich and other baking pros.
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How Miley Cyrus landed MTV's Best Artist of 2013 honors
Cyrus twerked her way to the top of the music scene this year with the most watched videos of 2013.