Oakley

Former Assemblywoman Lynne Leach endorses Doug Hardcastle for Supervisor

This week, candidate for County Supervisor in District 3, Doug Hardcastle announced he has received the endorsement of former State Assemblywoman Lynne Leach. While in...

Pittsburg

Abatement Warrant at Pittsburg Home Leads to Multiple Narcotic Arrests and...

Members of the Pittsburg Police Department’s Code Enforcement Division served an abatement warrant at a residence located on the 2100 block of Goff Avenue. This...

Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay: Man Arrested After Placing Fake Bomb in Truck

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Peter Balas, 19 of Pleasanton, after he allegedly placed a fake pipe bomb in...

Contra Costa

Orinda Police Investigate Battery with Life-Threatening Injury

  At about 1:53 AM today, Orinda Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a battery with a head injury on the first block...

Sen. Glazer Blasts New Radio Ads by BART Calling it “Outrageous”

BART’s expenditures on commercials another example of poor judgment Sacramento, CA – Calling BART’S spending of thousands of dollars on a public relations advertising campaign...

Orinda Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

The Orinda Police Department is looking for the public's assistance in identifying this person. He is a suspect in a residential burglary that occurred in...

Dyslexic Kids and Their Families Come Together to Honor Assemblyman Frazier

Decoding Dyslexia CA will honor Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley for championing new state dyslexia laws at a special Valentine’s party in Brentwood. The ceremony...

Campolindo High School Named 2016 East County Regional Academic Decathlon Champion

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., – At the energy-filled Academic Decathlon Awards Reception, it was announced that Campolindo High School (Moraga) won the 2016 East County...

Senator Glazer Attacks BARTS Use of “Fake” Cameras

Sacramento, CA – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, released a statement Tuesday regarding BART’s acknowledgement of the lack of working security cameras on their trains. “BART's...

Feb 8-12: Highway 4 Road Work Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between February 8-12 which will see lane closures on Highway 4. FULL FREEWAY...

Local Business

K & Co Family Jewelers to Host Exclusive Valentine’s Day Jewelry...

K & Co Family Jewelers of Brentwood invite the community to join them on February 13 where they will be hosting a trunk show...

Sahnan: What is the Difference Between Legal Custody and Physical Custody?

Often times, when I have a client who is going through a divorce and children are involved, I get asked what is the difference...

Robert J. Freitas II: Good Dental Habits Start Early

Among other things, February is Children’s Dental Health Month and with my son just celebrating his first birthday this month (that first year goes...

Silky Sahnan: How to Tell Our Children About Our Divorce?

Telling your children that you will no longer be together is one of the toughest things a parent can do. So how do you...

California

Congressman McNerney Announces 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Washington – Looking to showcase the artistic talent and creativity of high school students in his district, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced that his...

Sen Wolk: Gun Bill Would Establish A Firearm Violence Research Center

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Legislation was introduced today to establish a Firearm Violence Research Center at the University of California with the stated purpose of...

Delta

Feb 12-18: Delta Fishing Report

Here is a look at this weeks Delta Fishing Report provided by Dan Mathisen of Dan’s Delta Outdoors in Oakley. Isleton: Water temps raised a bit...

Feb 5-11: Delta Fishing Report

Here is a look at this weeks Delta Fishing Report provided by Dan Mathisen of Dan’s Delta Outdoors in Oakley. Black Bass Tourney scores 32...

Election

Former Assemblywoman Lynne Leach endorses Doug Hardcastle for Supervisor

This week, candidate for County Supervisor in District 3, Doug Hardcastle announced he has received the endorsement of former State Assemblywoman Lynne Leach. While in...

Brentwood Councilman Steve Barr Announces Run for County Board of Supervisors

Today, Brentwood Councilmember Steve Barr announced his intent to run for Contra Costa County Supervisor District 3. Barr hopes to fill the seat held by...

Brentwood Mayor Will Not Enter Supervisor Race, Set to Run for Re-Election

With rumors swirling around that Brentwood Mayor Bob Taylor would throw his name in the hat to run for County Supervisor, Taylor finally killed...

Kathryn Nance Takes Strong Position Opposing Obama Gas Tax Proposal

Stockton police officer challenging extremist Congressman Jerry McNerney vows to oppose the President's plan which would hurt working families by adding 25 cents to...

Antioch Councilwoman Monica Wilson Announces Run for County Board of Supervisors

ANTIOCH, CA - Antioch City Councilmember Monica Wilson announced her bid today for the open Contra Costa County’s Board of Supervisor’s seat in District...

Events

Feb 15: Antioch Movie Screening of Selma and Panel Discussion

The East County NAACP and Black Diamond Middle School invite the community to a special screening of the film Selma on Monday, February 15...

Feb 15: Friends of Marsh Creek to Host Community Service Day

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed invites the community for a community service day at the Upper Sand Creek Basin on February 15. With the...

Antioch Police Set to Host Lego With the Cops Event

The Antioch Police Activities League will be hosting a “Legos and the Law” activity on Saturday, February 20. From 10 am to 12:00 pm. Antioch...

K & Co Family Jewelers to Host Exclusive Valentine’s Day Jewelry...

K & Co Family Jewelers of Brentwood invite the community to join them on February 13 where they will be hosting a trunk show...

Wine

Feb 13-14: Lodi to Host 19th Annual Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Bring someone special to Lodi Wine Country this Valentine’s Weekend, February 13 & 14, for the 19th Annual Wine & Chocolate Weekend! Taste handcrafted...

Michael David Winery Named Winery of the Year

Michael David Winery was named 2015's Winery of the Year this week at the 2016 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium. Jon Fredrikson, principal of...

Local Wineries Score Big in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

With more than 7,100 entries in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, local wines from Contra Costa, Clarksburg, Livermore and Lodi held their own...

Leer Vineyards Says It’s Up for Sale

Leer Vineyards, a destination vineyard in Byron, has announced this week that it is up for sale. Owned by Stefan and Tanisha Leer since 2013,...

2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Sweepstake Winners

San Francisco --- After receiving 7,164 entries from 28 states across the country, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, hailed as the largest competition...

Beyond East County

Stockton: Former Teacher Arrested for Improper Sexual Conduct with Former Students

In November 2015, Stockton Police and Lincoln Unified School District received an anonymous tip that around 2009, a Lincoln High School teacher had improper...

Seven Juveniles Recovered in Joint Super Bowl Operation Targeting Human Sex...

SAN FRANCISCO –The FBI, in partnership with more than thirty enforcement agencies in the Bay Area, recovered seven juveniles during an enforcement action focused...

Livermore Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

On February 3, 2016 at 2:53 am, Livermore Police Department officers responded to the Shell gas station at 4530 Las Positas Road for a...

Solano County Sheriffs Office Continues Search for Missing Boater

At 3:10 pm Tuesday, the Solano County Sheriffs Office announced its Marine Patrol continues to search delta waterways for Daniel Calderon, 25, Manteca who...