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Antioch Resident Seeks Help in Identifying Package Thief

On Friday, a package thief was caught on camera stealing a package from a home in Antioch. The incident occurred at 1:44 pm on Rockford...

Delta Report: Big Black Bass Starting to Show

Big Black Bass started showing as the sun has come out after a week of rain and wind. Here is a look at the...

Saturday: Assemblyman Set to Meet With Constituents Over Coffee

ANTIOCH, CA − Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) invites constituents to join him for coffee and conversation from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb....

Governor Brown Takes Action to Bolster Dam Safety and Repair Transportation and Water Infrastructure

SACRAMENTO - With extreme weather putting increasing stress on California's roads, bridges and flood control system, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday announced a...

Morgan Territory Road Closed, No Timetable on Re-opening

Contra Costa County is closing Morgan Territory Road between Oak Hill Lane and Williams Road to all traffic immediately due to a rock/mud slide...

Pittsburg Resident Seeks Help in Identifying Package Thief

A Pittsburg resident is asking for the community's help in identifying a package thief who stole boxes from his porch after a delivery. According to...

Five More Agencies Come Out Against ECV Fire Plan to “Voluntarily Give up Revenue”

Five Contra Costa entities came out on Wednesday against a plan proposed by the East County Voters For Equal Protection (ECV) to voluntarily give...

Local Non-profit Awards More than 65 Scholarships for Free Braces

The East Contra Costa County Chapter of the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is once again giving children in East County a reason to...

Pink Plates Campaign Nearing 7,500 Sign-up Goal

The folks at Pinkplate.org announced they are just 380 sign-ups short of reaching their 7,500 goal which will allow the DMV to start production. The...

Concord Police: Man Who Impregnated 12-Year-Old Arrested, Parents Also in Custody

CONCORD, CA – On February 8, 2017, Concord Police officers helped a teenager who came to the police department to report an incident of domestic...

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Foley Has Passed Away

The Alameda County Sheriffs office announced Thursday afternoon that Alameda County Deputy Sheriff Michael Foley, 60, has died from his injuries after being hit...

Oakley Police Make Arrest in Diamond Hills Athletic Club Vehicle Burglaries

On February 22nd at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Oakley Police Department received a call of a suspicious person at the Diamond Hills Athletic Club. An...

Updated: Pittsburg Police say Antioch Man Was Shot and Killed Wednesday Night

The Pittsburg Police Department say Joseph West, 20 from Antioch, was shot and killed Wednesday night in the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue. According to...

February 12-18: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Incident Summary report between February 12-18 which focuses on the higher priority call responses.   Assault –...

Lawmaker Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Drive Local Investments in Infrastructure and Affordable Housing

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D – Winters) and several of her Assembly colleagues introduced ACA 4, a constitutional amendment which would give local...

Calderon Introduces Legislation to Require Baby Diaper Change Tables in Restrooms

SACRAMENTO, CA – Soon-to-be father Assemblyman Ian Calderon and his colleague Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, father of a two year old daughter, introduced Assembly Bill...

Pittsburg Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

About 7:45 Wednesday evening, Pittsburg Police officers responded to a report of a shooting on Atlantic Ave off Harbor St. Officers arrived and found a...

California Legislators Announce Formation of California Millennial Caucus

Bi-partisan and Bi-Cameral Millennial Caucus to Focus on Civic Engagement SACRAMENTO – Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) announced the launch of the California Millennial...

Torlakson Urges Eligible Students to Apply for California Dream Act Before March 2 Deadline

SACRAMENTO— State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) announced that applications for the California Dream Act are...

Baker Introduces Bill to Ensure BART Doesn’t Divert Measure RR Funding

On February 17, Assemblywoman Catharine Baker introduced a bill to ensure that the Bay Area Rapid Transit District can’t divert capital improvement funds for...

Antioch Residents Seek to Stop “The Ranch” and Save Sand Creek

On Thursday, residents of Antioch, in conjunction with Save Mt. Diablo are holding what they are calling a community forum to discuss “The Ranch”...

Demolition Begins, Brentwood Set to Start Construction on New Library

On Tuesday, demolition began as the Brentwood Library was torn down as the city will be constructing a new $13.5 million library facility. Construction on...

Assemblymember Cooper Introduces Serial Theft Prevention Legislation

SACRAMENTO – At a press conference Tuesday, Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 1326. The bill will address the increasing...

Contra Costa County Road Closures, Morgan Territory Road is Open to Local Traffic Only

Contra Costa County Public Works crews have been working steadily to clear mud covered roads and make repairs where flood and storm damage caused...

“The Golden Decade” Exhibit in the Gallery at the Bankhead Theater to Highlight Post-WWII...

Livermore, CA –  A new photography exhibit coming this March to the Gallery in the Bankhead Theater will showcase the post-WWII era photography of...

Sheriffs Office Releases CCW Permit Holders Names and Locations to ABC7

A letter was recently mailed to Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Permit Holders in Contra Costa County informing them that their names and city location...

Rumor of “Shooting” Prompts Knightsen School to Issue Alert, Sheriff’s Presence

On Monday, Knigthsen Elementary School Administration reached out to parents alerting them about a rumor of a shooting planned on campus stemming from social...

CHP: Mud and Rock Slides Reported on Marsh Creek Road

At 6:30 am Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol is reporting multiple locations between Deer Valley Road and Clayton with rocks in the roadway. CHP says...

Updated: East Contra Costa Road Closures

As of 9:17 pm Monday, here is a list of East Contra Costa road closures as the area is under flood and wind warnings. Antioch...

Antioch: Firefighters Limit Damage After Fire Breaks Out at Calvary Church

Just before 2:00 pm Monday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke coming from the Calvary Church in the 1200...

Antioch Police Investigating Monday Shooting on Lone Tree Way

At 11:01 am Monday, Antioch Police responded to the 5000 block of Lone Tree Way near Williamson Ranch Park for a report of several...

Assemblymember Levine’s Legislation Will Help Prevent Another Oroville Flood Emergency

Levine’s bill will require physical inspections of essential water infrastructure and updating outdated manuals. (Sacramento) - Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) plans to introduce a...

February 9-15: Antioch Police Briefs

The Antioch Police Department had 1,616 calls for service between February 9-15 according to the City Manager Report. Of those calls, they made 66 arrests...

Monday: National Weather Service Issues Special Weather Statement

At 3:30 am Monday, the National Weather Service issued the following weather statement about today's storm hitting the San Francisco Bay Area: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

High Wind Warning Issued Through Tuesday Afternoon

Along with a flood watch warning, the National Weather Service also issued a high wind warning in East Contra Costa until 3:00 pm Tuesday According...

Flood Warning Issued Through Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning from 4:00 pm Sunday until 4:00 am Tuesday for the San Francisco Bay Area, including...

Antioch City Council Set to Increase Animal Services Staffing, Improve Pet Care

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council unanimously approved a recommendation to increase staffing within the Animal Services Department in an effort to bring services...

Antioch: Shell Gas Station Shooting Suspect Arrested, Firearms Recovered

The Antioch Police Department reported that on February 15 at 9:45 pm, officers located a suspect in the Shell Gas Station shooting that occurred...

DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria Densa

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) will begin herbicide treatment of water hyacinth and Egeria densa on March 1 in various areas of...

February 19-25: Delta Fishing Report

Big Black Bass Start showing and warming temperatures! Some Studs start to show. Here is a look at the Delta Fishing Report for February...

February 18-20: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a look at a few of the events occurring within East Contra Costa over the next couple of days. 8:00 am – Oakley...

Antioch Chamber Announces 2016 Citizens, Business and Nonprofit Awards

The Antioch Chamber of Commerce announced Friday evening the winners for the 2016 Gala Awards which will be held March 10 at the Lone...

Pittsburg: Victim Carjacked at Gunpoint Saturday Morning

BART Police reported Saturday morning that just after 4:00 am a victim was carjacked at gunpoint. According to police, the victim flagged down a BART...

McNerney: ICE Operations in Contra Costa are Targeted Enforcement Operations

This week, rumors began circulating around Contra Costa County after a social media post claimed that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were setting...

Californians for a Healthy California Act Seeks One Plan, More Choice for Residents

On Friday, Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) and Sen. Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) introduced the Californians for a Healthy California Act (SB 562). “Healthy...

Senator Dodd Introduces Bill to Boost Teacher Credentialing

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) introduced a bill (SB 577) on Friday to help meet California’s teacher shortage by allowing community college...

Legislation Introduced to Help Human Trafficking Victims Get On Their Feet

AB 900 Would Allow Sex Slaves and Sweatshop Workers to Recover Financially from the Nightmare of Slavery SACRAMENTO – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher...

Livermore Police Nab Property Theft Suspect, Recover $65k in Stolen Tools

On Friday, the Livermore Police Department arrested  Eddie Edwards of Tracy who they say stole items from more than 14-victims totaling more than $65,000. Police...

Discovery Bay: 1764 PG&E Customers Without Power

A power outage just after 2:30 pm Friday is impacting more than 1700 homes within the Town of Discovery Bay according to PGE. As of...

Pittsburg: Black Diamond High School Recognized as Model Continuation High School

Pittsburg, CA -- Pittsburg Unified School District has received notification from the California Department of Education (CDE) congratulating Black Diamond High School for being...