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Oakley: Suspect Wanted in Identity Theft Case

The Oakley Police Department announced Wednesday they were seeking the public’s assistance in connection with identity theft. According to Police, a female made several purchases...

Sept. 10-16: Oakley Police Calls

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department over the past two weeks between September 10-16: Battery 9/13 – Freedom...

Restore the Delta’s Response to Westlands Water District’s Vote on California WaterFix

FRESNO, Calif.— Restore the Delta issued an official statement on Westlands Water District’s vote on the California WaterFix. Executive Director of Restore the Delta, Barbara...

Rep. McNerney Statement on Westlands Vote Against the Tunnels

Water District votes against WaterFix participation  (Stockton, CA) – In response to Tuesdays vote by the Westlands Water District against participation in the WaterFix tunnels proposal,...

Updated: One Man Shot Dead After Argument, Another Wounded

The Antioch Police Department is currently investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Tuesday morning that left one man dead and another injured. The shooting occurred...

Bay Area Vital Signs: Freeway Congestion Hits New Record

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Monday unveiled its yearly analysis of Bay Area freeway congestion, with new data showing congestion-related delays during weekday commute...

City of Brentwood Now Accepting Applications for Vacant City Council Seat

BRENTWOOD, CA – Due to the resignation of former Vice Mayor Steve Barr, a vacancy exists on the Brentwood City Council. At the City Council meeting...

City of Oakley Hosts Military Hero Essay Contest

The City of Oakley invites Oakley youths to tell the community about your military hero. The essay contest is open to all K-12 students that...

Toys “R” Us Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petitions in U.S. and Intends to Seek Protection under CCAA in Canada; Operations Outside U.S. and Canada Not Included in...

AAA: Pump Prices Trending Cheaper on the Week

As South and Southeast states recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, motorists in 45 U.S. states are paying less for a gallon of gas...

BART Police Seek Public’s Help in Search for Attempted Robbery Suspect

The BART Police Department has reviewed surveillance video taken aboard a Dublin-bound train Saturday afternoon which corroborates the initial report from a BART rider...

Updated: Brentwood Police Pursuit Results in Crash, Arrest of Suspect in Oakley

Just after 11:00 am Monday, a police pursuit out of the City of Brentwood entered into the City of Oakley which resulted in a...

Decker, Chadwick, McCarthy Win John Soares Sr. Memorial Race At Antioch Speedway

Antioch, CA -- Jeff Decker won the 20 lap DIRTcar Late Model Main Event Saturday night at Antioch Speedway.  This was the John Soares...

Antioch: Furniture Intentionally Set on Fire Threatened Apartment Complex

At 9:34 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a commercial fire at an apartment building in the 300...

Pittsburg: Couple Caught on Video Stealing iPad from Local Business

Pittsburg's Sassy Sweets & Eats captured a male and female came into their shop and steal their iPAD which also serves as their register. The...

Oakley Receives Proposal for 14-Acre Project, Including Mosque, School, 200 Unit Housing

The City of Oakley is currently reviewing a 14-acre project proposal that would include a mosque, event hall, shelter, and a 200-unit senior housing...

Tri Delta Transit Adds New Circulator Bus in Downtown Pittsburg

The Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri Delta Transit) is launching a new downtown circulator route serving the downtown Pittsburg area. New Route 381 begins...

Antioch Police Announce Officer Promotions

This week, the Antioch Police Department announced several officers who promoted in rank. Here is a look at each officer background: Matthew Koch – Sergeant Matt...

Brentwood Police Nab Burglary Suspect

The Brentwood Police Department announced the arrest of a buglary suspect on September 7 in the early morning hours. Police stated they responded in the...

California Legislature Sends Housing Package to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO – The California legislature Friday passed fifteen a package of fifteen consequential measures aimed at tackling the state’s housing crisis; a problem that...

Antioch: Delta Blues Festival Set for Sept. 16

Family focused, alcohol free, lots of shade and is a FREE EVENT!  Noon-7:30 PM in Waldie Plaza, downtown Antioch. Jarekus Singleton will be headlining along with Wee...

Sept. 3-9: Oakley Police Calls

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department over the past two weeks between September 3-9. Auto Burglary 9/5 –...

Antioch: Firefighters Rescue Male Victim After Vehicle Enters Canal

On Friday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to Hillcrest Avenue and Wild Horse Road in Antioch for a report of a vehicle crash there...

Sept. 16-22: Delta Fishing Report

This week The Don Lee Memorial and Alameda County Sheriff 13th  annual Bass Tournament combine to go Out Of Russo’s Marina Saturday. We our...

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes, Birds in Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that one group of mosquitoes from Oakley and three dead birds...

Deer Valley Special Education Teacher Nominated for National Life Changer of the Year Award

Robert Hubbard, a Deer Valley High School's Special Education teacher and a coach of the football team, has been nominated for the 2017-2018 National...

Brentwood: Dream Home Becomes Nightmare After Birds Overtake Tree

A Brentwood family says a lack of action by the City of Brentwood has resulted in birds taking over their home and destroying their...

Antioch School Board Votes to Censure Trustee Debra Vinson

On Wednesday, the Antioch Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to censure Trustee Debra Vinson in a 3-2 vote. During the tense meeting, Vinson...

Antioch Chamber of Commerce Endorses Plan for Rocketship Charter School Building

The Antioch Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has endorsed the plan by Rocketship Public Education (Rocketship) to build and operate a new, state-of-the-art, elementary school...

Proposed $3 Bridge Toll Hike Bill Headed to Governors Desk, Likely to Ballot

 A bill that would raise the cost of bridge tolls through a special election of the nine Bay Area counties, known as Regional Measure...

Senate Approves Bill to Return Greater Local Control to School Districts

SB 751 would eliminate the limit on rainy day reserves for most small school districts and raise it for others SACRAMENTO – The State Senate...

East Contra Costa Fire Issues Statement on Utilization of Volunteers

Brentwood - As work continues to rebuild East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD), some of the jurisdiction's citizens recommend the utilization of volunteers...

Brentwood Opts for Application Process to Fill Vacant Council Seat

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council voted 4-0 to fill its vacant City Council seat through an application process. The move came after Councilman Steve...

Frazier Bill Putting New Restrictions on Young Drivers Heads to Governor’s Office

A Bill by Assemblyman Jim Frazier will put additional restrictions on new drivers in hopes of saving lives and making the roads safer. AB 63...

AAA: California Paying Highest Gas Prices Since 2015

Hurricane Harvey caused the largest spike in U.S. gas prices since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. BAY AREA, Calif. – California doesn’t depend on the Gulf Coast...

Bill to Promote Gender Pay Equity Heads to Governor’s Desk

Corporate Transparency Bill Helps Needed in Wake of Trump Repeal of Obama Equal Pay Initiative SACRAMENTO – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego)...

Update: Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Pittsburg, Driver Arrested

On Wednesday morning around 5:50 AM Pittsburg Police Officers were called to a Hit and Run Auto V. Pedestrian Fatal Traffic Collision on southbound...

Update: Off-Duty County Deputy Shoots Man After Road Rage Incident in Antioch

At 10:00 pm Tuesday, Antioch Police responded to a report of a shooting that occurred in the 4100 block of Lone Tree Way that...

Governor’s Office Gets Frazier Bill to Punish Candidates Who Lie on Ballot Statements

SACRAMENTO – The full Legislature has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) which would assess a financial penalty on candidates who...

Part-time Education Benefits Bill Heads to Governor

Bill Ensures Part-time Education Playground Workers Benefits and Protections Sacramento, CA – AB 670 authored, by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) provides benefits to part-time playground...

Decker, McCarthy, Chadwick Collect Antioch Speedway Wins

Antioch, CA. -- Jeff Decker won the 20 lap DIRTcar Late Model Main Event Saturday night at Antioch Speedway.  This was the fifth win...

Diana Becton Named Interim Contra Costa District Attorney

Contra Costa County Supervisors today appointed Diana Becton to serve as the Interim District Attorney.  Becton, a recently retired Superior Court Judge, was selected...

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Attempted Homicide Suspect

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are looking for 22-year-old Antonio Morales of Oakley in connection to an attempted homicide...

K & Co Family Jewelers Offers Qalo Ring to First Responders

This week, K & Co Family Jewelers in Brentwood is thanking first responders who have worked tirelessly to serve our communities and keep people...

Local Non-Profit Now Accepting Applications for Orthodontic Scholarships

The East Contra Costa County Chapter of the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is once again accepting applications from local children for its orthodontic...

Grant Writing Workshop: How to Use Census Data for Grant Writing

MARTINEZ – The Grant Writing workshops sponsored by District 5 County Supervisor Federal Glover is taking a new approach this fall.   “In the 10 years...

Drug Pricing Transparency Bill Approved by the Assembly

Senator Hernandez’ SB 17 heads to the Senate Floor for concurrence, then to the Governor’s Desk SACRAMENTO – On Monday, Senate Bill 17, authored by...

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Outlaw Smoking Marijuana While Driving

On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 65, authored by Senator Jerry Hill, which would outlaw smoking marijuana while driving. SB 65 makes it...

Attorney General Becerra Leads DACA Lawsuit Against Trump Administration

Minnesota, Maryland, and Maine join California in lawsuit standing up for Dreamers SACRAMENTO – On Monday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, joined by the attorneys...

Four Transported to Hospital After Pepper Spray Discharged at Deer Valley HS

An altercation Monday between a male and female student resulted in the discharge of pepper spray at Deer Valley High School in Antioch. The incident...