BART train partially derails, causing minor injuries

CONCORD – A Bay Area Rapid Transit train partially derailed Tuesday afternoon in Concord, authorities said. The incident was reported just after 5:30 pm near Hastings Drive and David Avenue. About 50 passengers were evacuated from the 10-car train, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. A small number of them reported minor … Read more

Teen who died in one-car crash is identified

An 18-year-old who died in a one-car crash in Concord over the weekend has been identified by authorities. Abel Garcia, of Concord, died after being rushed to a hospital following the crash. The Contra Costa County Coroner’s office released his identity. The wreck happened Saturday about 4:40 pm on Mohr Lane near Nuala Street and … Read more

Sanger High kids, parents face racist insults during soccer game at De La Salle High School in Concord

SINGER, Calif. – A Valley soccer team from Sanger in the Central Valley was left speechless after parents say they were the target of racial insults from the opposing side. The Sanger High School soccer team traveled three hours north to De La Salle High School in Concord on Tuesday, ready to play their hearts … Read more

Teen Dies, Driver Arrested in Multi-Vehicle Crash at Concord Intersection – CBS San Francisco

CONCORD (CBS SF) – A 16-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon in a collision in Concord that involved a work truck and other vehicles, according to police. At approximately 3:35 pm, Concord police officers responded to the intersection of Galindo Street and Clayton Road near the downtown area for the collision that involved several vehicles … Read more

At Least 1 Dead in Concord Crash on Clayton Road – CBS San Francisco

CONCORD (CBS SF) – A fatal crash has shut down a portion of a major road in the East Bay. The crash happened on Clayton Road in Concord at Galindo St. Thursday afternoon. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the coroner’s office has been called to the scene. This is a breaking news … Read more

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Concord Man Who Impersonated Mailman Gets 5 Years Prison For Fraud, Identity Theft – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A Concord man who pleaded guilty to identity theft and bank fraud that financed the purchase of a number of big ticket items was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in federal prison Wednesday. Jason Blackard, 38, was sentenced after pleading guilty in October to bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, fraudulent use … Read more

Homeless Encampment On BART Property In Concord Evicted – CBS San Francisco

CONCORD (BCN) – Concord police on Wednesday evicted the last dozen or so residents of an encampment along San Miguel Road, in a field under BART tracks, after a year and hundreds of complaints to the city about unsanitary conditions, fires, and drug use at the site. The city gave notice to the residents 10 … Read more

Reports of shootings at Sunvalley Mall attract police presence

CONCORD – Police are investigating reports of a shooting at the Sunvalley Shopping Center, according to authorities. Donna Piper, a resident of Martinez, said she was in the mall to exchange a few Christmas presents when she heard gunshots around 3.20pm on the first floor of the mall near the food court. “There was blood … Read more