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Pittsburg: Electrical Fire Results in Discovery of Small Marijuana Grow

At 5:07 am Saturday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 1700 block of Bridlewood Dr...

Updated: Contra Costa County Road Closures

On Friday, Contra Costa County Public Works updated the status of local road closures across the county. On Friday, Marsh Creek Road sustained a few...

Delta Diablo Wins Governor’s Award for Sustainability Leadership

Delta Diablo was honored in Sacramento Friday evening with a prestigious 2016 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA). GEELA is California's highest environmental honor, administered...

FBI Seeks Public Assistance in Recovery of Stolen Firearm

SAN FRANCISCO – The FBI’s San Francisco Field Office is seeking information leading to the recovery of a stolen firearm, magazines and ballistic vest....

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Sunday

Just after 1:30 pm Friday, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch from 12:00 am Sunday until 6:00 pm Sunday. Impacts will include...

Discovery Bay Home Burglarized After Garage Fire

A home that caught fire in the town of Discovery Bay Thursday evening was burglarized sometime between 11:00 pm and 6:00 am Friday. The fire...

AUSD Superintendent Issues Open Letter to Parents, Reaffirms School Safety

Antioch Unified School District Superintendent Stephanie Anello released the following open letter to parents and the community regarding racial slurs, taunting, and intimidation of...

Rep. McNerney Issues Statement Opposing Efforts to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney released the following statement in response to efforts by Republicans in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.   “The...

National Weather Service Issues “Significant Weather Advisory”

At 4:15 am, the National Weather Service issued a “significant weather advisory” for parts of the San Francisco Bay Area for Friday morning. According to...

DeSaulnier Brings Together Members of Congress and Workers to Kick Off the “Future of...

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressmen Mark DeSauliner (CA-11) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) hosted the first in a series of regional events to launch the...

Discovery Bay: Firefighters Battle Garage Fire

At 5:35 pm Thursday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 3100 block...

Tortoise’s Rescued by Firefighters in Oakley After Cage Catches Fire

At 3:04 pm Thursday, East Contra firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire inside a home in the 1200 block of Fetzer...

Contra Costa County to Issue Local Emergency Status After Storm Damages

Contra Costa County Administrator David Twa today signed a proclamation of local emergency in response to winter storm damage that has occurred in a...

Update: Marsh Creek Road Now Open, Morgan Territory Road Open to Local Traffic

On Wednesday, Contra Costa County Public works announced they reopened Marsh Creek Road between the Clayton city limits and Deer Valley Road. The following roads...

East Bay Couple Arrested for Drugs, Loaded Handgun and Stolen Property at Sonoma Casino

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office announced that an East Bay couple were arrested for possession of stolen property, drugs and a loaded gun at...

City of Oakley Upgrades Its Security Measures

The City of Oakley announced that protective barriers have been installed around the exterior of the Police Department and surveillance video cameras have been...

Assemblywoman Introduces Bill to Create Guidelines for Peace Officer Interactions With Students

On January 13, Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber introduced Assembly Bill 163 (AB163) that would require school districts to adopt policy regarding the scope of...

Update: Antioch Bridge Now Open After Closure

The California Highway Patrol announced that the Antioch Bridge will be shut down in both directions until 9:00 am Thursday. At 7:49 pm, it was...

Brentwood: Utility Poles Down on Sellers, Power Knocked Out to 250 Homes

The California Highway Patrol has closed Sellers Road between Delta Road and Smith Family Farms due to utility poles causing traffic hazards. According to CHP,...

Bethel Island: 1671 PG&E Customers Without Power

According to PG&E, just after 4:23 pm Wednesday, a power outage is impacting 1671 customers in the area of Bethel Island and other parts...

Contra Costa: Wind Warning, Flood Advisory Issued

Just before 4:00 pm Wednesday, the National Weather Service issued a severe weather alert warning of wind and a urban and small stream flood...

Firefighters Knock Down Electrical Fire at Antioch Home, Marijuana Grow Uncovered

At 8:27 am on January 18, Contra Costa firefighters and Antioch Police were dispatched a report of a residential structure fire on a report...

Man Shot to Death on E. 13th Street, Crashes into Antioch Home

On January 17 at 9:38 pm, Antioch Police Officers were dispatched to the area of E. 13th Street near Simmons Street on the report...

Contra Costa Women’s March Set for Saturday in Walnut Creek

More than 1,000 Contra Costa County friends and families display community strength In Walnut Creek, Calif.--a town not typically known for activism--a diverse group of...

Sen. Glazer Makes a Appeal to President Obama to Exonerate the Port Chicago 50

Walnut Creek, CA – Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, on Martin Luther King Day on Monday called on President Barack Obama to exonerate the Port...

Antioch Bridge Shut Down Due to Disabled Big Rig

The California Highway Patrol announced Tuesday the Antioch Bridge is shut down in both directions due to a big rig that is stuck on...

County Supervisor Burgis Takes Oath of Office, Announces Committee Assignments

Last Tuesday, County Supervisor Diane Burgis was officially sworn into office, representing District Three on the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors. The district represents...

Rep. McNerney Says He Will Skip Presidential Inauguration

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement today regarding the upcoming presidential inauguration as he joins at least 40-Democrats who are skipping the...

Man Caught on Video Stealing Mail from Antioch Home

An Antioch resident provided photographs of surveillance video of a man they say stole mail from their home on Bishop Lane near San Jose...

How Repealing Portions of the Affordable Care Act Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage and...

Congressional Budget Office reports on the estimated changes in health insurance coverage and premiums that would result from leaving the Affordable Care Act’s insurance...

Antioch Black History Month Exhibit Set to Open on February 4

The annual Black History Month Exhibit will once again be held at the Nick Rodriquez Community Center, in downtown Antioch beginning February 4. This exhibit...

Supervisor Burgis: District 3 Committee Openings, Deadline to Apply is Feb 16th

Background: The Board of Supervisors receives valuable input and community participation from numerous citizen advisory boards on a range of issues. Boards usually meet...

Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect for Tuesday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in the Bay Area. The 5th of the Winter Season. Wood...

January 5-11: Antioch Police Briefs

The Antioch Police Department had 1,606 calls for service between January 5 - 11 according to the City Manager Report. Of those calls, they made...

Mail Thieves Strike Oakley Neighborhood

On Saturday, mail thieves struck a neighborhood in the City of Oakley off Burgundy Drive where they vandalized a mail box and stole all...

Jan 16: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

On January 16 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, the Antioch Unified school District and City of Antioch are hosting a community celebration for...

Gunfight Erupts During Antioch House Party, No One Injured

The Antioch Police reported Monday that on January 7 at 2:18 am, officers responded to a report of gunfire coming from a home inside...

Updated: Man Shot on Highway 242 in Concord

At 5:09 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a shooting that occurred on Highway 242 near Solano Way in...

Local Photographer Works to Create Memories, Capture Emotions

At the age of 4, Michael Pohl of Antioch was given his first camera as a gift when he caught the photography bug. Since...

Oakley: Woman Stabbed With Butcher Knife, Suspect Arrested

Just after 4:00 pm Saturday, Oakley Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1300 block of Port Ct. in Oakley. Police located...

Pittsburg: Man Assaulted, Robbed After Exiting BART Train

On January 14 at 7:26 pm, a male victim was assaulted after exiting a BART train at the Pittsburg BART Station. According to BART Police, ...

Oakley: East Contra Costa Firefighters Make Quick Work of Shed Fire

At 3:38 am Saturday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 2600 block of Dutch Slough Road in Oakley. While responding,...

Thompson, McNerney, Matsui Statement on California WaterFix Secretarial Order

Earlier this week, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Jerry McNerney (CA-11), and Doris Matsui (CA-06) reacted to the Secretarial Order from outgoing Interior Secretary Sally...

Two Arrested After Female Assaulted at Pittsburg Bart Station, Officers Threatened

On January 13 at 11:23 pm, BART Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a male and female fighting in the bus zone. Upon...

Update: Marsh Creek Road Now Open, Other Roads Still Closed

On Friday, Contra Costa County Public works announced they reopened Marsh Creek Road between the Clayton city limits and Deer Valley Road. The following roads...

Delta Report: Bait Fishing, Stripers, Sturgeon Okay

Here is the Delta Fishing Report by Dan's Delta Outdoors for January 14-20. Very little pressure from anglers on the river again this week. Decent...

Pittsburg School Board Passes “All Students Accessing A Quality Education – A Safe Haven...

Pittsburg, CA – In a 5-0 vote on the evening of Wednesday, January 11, 2017, trustees of Pittsburg Unified School District’s Board of Education...

Congressman DeSaulnier to Skip the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced that he will not attend the Inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump one week from today.   “The peaceful...

Rep Garamendi Votes Against Bill that Sets Stage for Up to 30 Million Americans...

DAVIS, CA – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), who served eight years as California’s Insurance Commissioner, today voted against S. Res....

California Attorney General Announces $150 Million Settlement with Financial Services Company Moody’s For Inflating...

LOS ANGELES – Acting Attorney General Kathleen A. Kenealy, along with the U.S. Department of Justice and the attorneys general of 20 other states...