Home sale prices from Contra Costa County, May 23

1248 Larch Ave., Moraga; $1.82 million; 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms in 3,392 square feet; built in 1967 on 0.37 acres; situated on a one-of-a-kind lot, this Camino Pablo rancher boasts a  unique indoor-outdoor living space; landscaped private backyard includes a sports court, remodeled solar-heated pool, seating and lounging areas, grass area, hot tub and views […]

Campbell community briefs for the week of May 29

Campbell clues in kid’s book In her most recent book, “The Adventures of Jimmy and his Red Jacket,” local children’s author Julie Dart enshrined some of her favorite places in Campbell by featuring them as places the main character visits, but she changed the names of the locations. To give parents a distinctly local activity […]

Man in critical condition after Oakland hit-and-run

OAKLAND — The driver of a car that failed to stop after hitting a pedestrian in East Oakland Friday night leaving him in critical condition is being sought by police. The injured man’s age and place of residence were not released. Police said Saturday the man was walking  eastbound in the 5200 block of Bancroft […]

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

I recently shared a list of things I’ve been missing the most the past two months during the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place order, and I asked readers to share what’s on their list. A common thread definitely ran through the many responses you gave in comments, emails and Facebook messages. We really miss hugs. “Somehow the […]

Three wounded in Oakland shootings

OAKLAND — Three people were shot in less than three hours Friday  in East Oakland, authorities said Saturday. All of them were expected to recover from their wounds. Two men, one 31 and the other 36, were shot about 6:59 p.m. Friday in the area of the 1300 block of  71st Avenue. The younger  man, […]

Bay Area brewery lockdown: Is recovery even possible?

During the statewide shutdown, many California breweries and some brewpubs have done their best to continue brewing, selling what they can directly to customers via curbside service or through grocery and liquor stores, as they await their reopening. Early indications from data analyzed by Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson suggest that it will take […]