Update: Mount Diablo Fire 70 Percent Contained. The cause of the fire remains unknown. Story here. Photos of Fire on Mount Diablo Pouring In from Across Bay Area. Follow tweets about the #MorganFire here. See more here.
Police Log: Arrests of Suspected Child Molester, Drug Dealers, Users, Burglars. Two men from Japan among last week's burglary suspects, and more from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5. Story here.
Mount Diablo USD Teacher Nominated for State Award. A teacher from Concord is one of four finalists in the competition for California’s Teacher of the Year award. Story here.
Downed Power Line Causes Outage in Concord. Details.
Week Ahead: 3-Day Greek Fest; Antique Faire; Queen of All Saints 65th Anniversary. Things to do around Concord this week: Sept. 9 to 15. Listings.
Nordstrom Rack Opening This Week. The grand opening of the 47,000-square-foot store at the Sunvalley Shopping Center is Sept. 12. More here.
BART Workers Bring Safety Issue To Table. A union spokesperson tells Patch that unfair labor practices to blame. Story here.
Did you Feel It? 2.9 Earthquake Reported in Pleasant Hill.Details.
School Board Increases High School Graduation Requirements. High school students in Concord will need more credits to graduate. Details.