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Sheriff David Livingston Talks Sheriff Services with Antioch Rotary

On Thursday, Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston attended Antioch Rotary to highlight the Sheriff’s Office and what they do. He pointed out some people...

Heritage High School Student Arrested After Social Media Post With Firearm

On Friday, a Heritage High School student in Brentwood was arrested after a social media post. A photograph began surfacing of a student with a...

Contra Costa Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Car Fire Inside Garage at Antioch Home

At 4:46 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire responded to a report of a garage fire in the 2200 block of Asilomar Drive in...

US Coast Guard Searching for Man Who Jumped into Delta Waters for his Hat

At 5:16 pm Saturday, authorities began a water rescue and search for a man who went into the water to retrieve a hat just...

Suspect Attempting to Flee Rams Antioch Police Car, Strikes Three Other Vehicles

On May 26 at about 6:42 PM, two Antioch Police Officers observed a vehicle driving recklessly on Sycamore Drive and Peppertree Way. The officers...

Saturday: Antioch Water Park Opens

The Antioch Water Park opens this Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday, May 27) which includes the new Cattail Harbor feature. Located at 4701 Lone Tree Way,...

Sheriffs Office Offers Safety Tips for Boating Season, Delta Blitz Weekend

The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the start of boating season on the Delta. Significant numbers of boaters are expected to be on...

May 27 – June 2: Delta Fishing Report

Memorial Weekend Bite looks Awesome! Great Weather for #FishOakley. Isleton Striper Trolling and plug casting has improved  the last few days. Dirty “D” has been...

PG&E Urges Customers to Play Safe Memorial Day Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and many will kick it off with fun in the sun...

Liberty High Principal Issues Statement, Confirms Suspension of Extracurricular Activities

The following statement was released by Liberty High School Principal Patrick Walsh after Brentwood Police confirmed they were on campus Friday and another taken...

Brentwood: Liberty High Water Fight Turns Violent, Investigation Continues

On Friday, at least one Liberty High School student was taken to the hospital during a water fight Friday on campus. Brentwood police confirmed the...

BART Police Asks Public Help in Identifying Sexual Battery Suspect

BART police released a surveillance image of a man who is suspected of sexual battery on board a train car this week. The suspect is...

Concord: Pilot Injured After Plane Crash

At 2:43 pm Friday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a plane crash that landed in the intersection of Solano Way and Marsh Drive...

Deer Valley High School Anglers Qualify for National Championships

Two Deer Valley High School students have qualified to fish in the National Championships in Alabama this summer after qualifying in the state championship...

East County Memorial Day Weekend Ceremonies

Here is a list of local events celebrating Memorial Day in local cities across East Contra Costa County. Saturday, May 27 10:30 am - Oakley Memorial...

Brentwood Union School District 2017-18 Teacher of the Year Receives Special Visit

BRENTWOOD, Calif. – On May 22, Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata visited the classroom of Shawna Borba,...

Op Ed: Ruehlig Praises Deer Valley HS on Becoming a State Honor Roll School

The following was submitted by Walter Ruehlig, President of the Antioch School Board I can say, with all honesty, that the recent recognition of both...

New BART Police Chief Officially Sworn In

Carlos Rojas is BART’s new Chief of Police. Chief Rojas was sworn into office at the May 25, 2017 Board of Directors meeting. “It is...

May 14-20: Oakley Police Calls

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between May 14-20 according to information provided by Oakley Police.   Assault w/Deadly...

May 14-20: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Incident Summary report between May 14-20 which focuses on the higher priority call responses.   Assault –...

Liberty Union High School District Warns of Possible Gastroenteritis Outbreak

On Wednesday, the Liberty Union High School District issued a letter to parents warning of a possible viral gastroenteritis (GAS-tro-en-ter-1-tis) outbreak among some students...

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on Trumpcare CBO Score

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated report on the Trumpcare...

Brentwood Begins Click It or Ticket Campaign as Summer Kicks Off

Brentwood, CA—As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Brentwood Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety is...

Antioch: Deer Valley and Dozier Libbey High Schools Named California Honor Roll Schools

The Antioch Unified School District announced Tuesday that the Educational Results Partnership has named Deer Valley High School and Dozier Libbey High School as...

Bay Point Resident Sentenced to 10-Years in State Prison for Child Exploitation

On Tuesday May 23rd, Pablo Ruiz, 33 years old, plead guilty to one count of child molestation, one count of committing sex acts on...

City of Brentwood Unveils First Annual Military/Veteran Banner Program

On May 24, 2017 at 1 p.m., Brentwood officials will celebrate the unveiling of the first annual City of Brentwood Military/Veteran Banner Program. The ceremony...

Rep. McNerney Calls For Stamp to Honor Fallen Police Officers

Proceeds from stamp would go to aid families of officers killed in the line of duty Washington, DC – Following the celebration of National Police...

Road Widening to Begin on Balfour Road in Brentwood

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors awarded the Balfour Road Shoulder Widening Project to Graniterock Company. The project will provide a wider roadway and...

CDPH Works on Controlling Norovirus Outbreaks

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is working with local public health departments across the state to help control norovirus outbreaks...

Oakley: Three Injured in Balcony Collapse

At 8:23 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a balcony collapse in the 4000 block of...

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on President Trump’s Reckless Budget Proposal

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s reckless 2018 Proposed Budget. “President Trump’s budget would...

Update: Danville Police Make Arrest in Bank Robbery

Danville Police are seeking information on a suspect in an armed robbery at the Bank of the West Danville branch. Danville police, aided by resources...

CHP: 58-Year-old Man Dies After Head on Crash on Byron Highway

At 6:26 pm, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash at Byron Highway and Bruns...

Tammany Brooks Sworn in as Antioch Police Chief

On Monday, Tammany Brooks was sworn in as Police Chief for the City of Antioch in a ceremony held at the Lone Tree Golf...

Antioch: Shots Fired Call Leads to Police Standoff, Subject Arrested

On Monday, May 22 at approximately 12:12 PM, Antioch officers were dispatched to the report of several shots fired at a residence in the...

Crypto Outbreaks Linked to Swimming Have Doubled since 2014

Outbreaks of a parasitic infection linked to swimming pools and water playgrounds are increasingly being reported to CDC, with twice as many outbreaks in...

Californians Urged to Remove Standing Water to Reduce Mosquitoes

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urges all Californians to eliminate standing water around their homes and businesses to help reduce...

Man Struck by Gunfire in Oakley, Suspect Later Arrested in Antioch

The Oakley Police Department reported that on Saturday May 21st, shortly after midnight, Oakley Officers were dispatched to a shooting incident that occurred in...

AG Becerra Urges U.S. Department of Justice to Rescind Harsh New Sentencing Guidelines

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and attorneys general from 13 other states in calling...

Oakley Police Say Youths Approached by Suspicious Vehicle, Unclear if Crime Occurred

On Monday, the City of Oakley confirmed that two child were approached by a suspicious vehicle at Oakley Elementary School during East County Little...

Partnership Aims to Ease Contra Costa Traffic Congestion

Contra Costa County, CA – The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has announced an exciting partnership with Scoop Technologies. CCTA will utilize its transportation...

Antioch Mayors Cup Set for June 4

The Antioch Mayors Golf Tournament is looking for golfers to fill the field for their June 4 shotgun start golf tournament at the Lone...

Burd, Keller, Sorensen, Teves Win County Fair Races At Antioch Speedway

Antioch, CA -- Brandon Burd made a big gain in points with his first 25 lap All Star Series Wingless Spec Sprint Main Event...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Monday, May 22, 2017, for the San Francisco Bay Area—the second of the summer season. Concentrations of...

Antioch: Firefighters Uncover Marijuana Grow House

At 1:55 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 2600 block of Bugle Way...

Brentwood License Plate Reader Program Already Making Impact

The Brentwood Police Department is now utilizing a new tool to help solve crimes and recover stolen vehicles. Police Lieutenant Tim Herbert provided an update...

Antioch: Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Wilbur, Female in Critical Condition

On May 20, at approximately 1:46 pm, Antioch Police Officers and Emergency Medical Personnel were dispatched to the area of Wilbur Ave. and Viera...

Pittsburg: Darkness Suspends Search for Missing Boater, Three Rescued

On Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to an open water rescue outside the Pittsburg Marina around 5:30 pm. They responded to a...

Letter: Writer Discusses Contra Costa Jail Expansion, The Conversation We Need

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Judith Tannenbaum At the Mental Health Panel in Brentwood on May 13, Claudia Jimenez of the...

May 8-14: Antioch Police Calls

The Antioch Police Department reported that between May 8-14 they had a total of 1,641 calls for service which resulted in 80 arrest according...

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