Contra Costa County

A medical worker learns how to wear masks during a medical training session at People's Hospital of Chengmai County, south China's Hainan province, Feb. 11, 2020.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
April 03, 2020 - 3:10 pm
A skilled nursing facility in Contra Costa County is the site of a novel coronavirus outbreak that has infected 27 people.
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Kaiser Permanente Opens Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Station In San Francisco
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All News KCBS Radio
March 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Bay Area county health officials have launched an initiative to include both positive and negative coronavirus test results to better understand the pandemic's spread and curve.
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 couple approaches an empty Cable Car on March 16, 2020 in San Francisco.
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All News KCBS Radio
March 16, 2020 - 12:10 pm
Seven Bay Area counties have issued a shelter in place order for all residents as part of the widening attempt to halt the coronavirus outbreak.
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Contra Costa County health officer Dr. Ori Tzvieli
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Bob Butler
March 15, 2020 - 10:23 am
Contra Costa county is the latest to restrict gatherings of 100 people or more, joining other Bay Area cities and counties in enforcing the same rules.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 18, 2019 - 12:41 pm
PG&E customers in Alameda, Contra Costa and Marin counties are now included in a growing list of areas where electricity could be intentionally cut later this week, the company said Monday. There are 264,000 customers who could lose power starting Wednesday as strong winds blow through 22 dry...
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Illegal Dumping
Illegal Dumping (Photo credit: Bob Butler/KCBS Radio)
All News KCBS Radio
November 13, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Contra Costa and Alameda counties have been awarded a state-funded grant that will be used to help prevent civilians in both areas from illegally dumping unwanted belongings.
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Halloween was the perfect day to get married for some couples in Martinez on Oct. 31, 2019.
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Carrie Hodousek
October 31, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Why have a traditional wedding on Halloween when you can make it memorable by dressing in costume? At the Contra Costa County Clerk’s Office in Martinez, there were couples who had nothing to fear when they tied the knot Thursday. The ghosts and spiderwebs that decorated the clerk's office didn't...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 31, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Authorities have determined that infrastructure owned by Pacific Gas & Electric was the culprit in two separate fires that ignited in east Contra Costa County. The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District said on Wednesday that the first fire, which broke out early Sunday morning on Bethel...
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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) workers remain at the scene of a three-alarm fire that started after a construction crew hit a gas line on February 07, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 25, 2019 - 1:26 pm
There will likely be another round of intentional power outages for more than 100,000 PG&E customers in the East Bay this weekend. The strong winds , which contributed to the fast growth of the Kincade Fire , are in the forecast for Saturday night through midday Monday. Combined with low...
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 Traffic moves through an interchange along Interstate 580 on July 25, 2019 in Oakland, California.
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Matt Bigler
August 21, 2019 - 3:03 pm
The number of people spending big amounts of time to get to work, known as super commuters, has increased drastically in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a new study.
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