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Aug. 19-20: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a look at this weekends events in East Contra Costa County. 8:00 am: Brentwood Farmers Market The 2017 season will run every Saturday through...

Attorney General Becerra Releases 2016 California Crime Reports

Four updated reports published: Crime in CA, Homicide in CA, Juvenile Justice in CA, and URSUS: Use of Force Incident Reporting Reports highlight statewide crime...

Lofgren Introduces Resolution Urging Vice President and Cabinet to Fulfill Duties Under 25th Amendment

Resolution cites President Trump’s “alarming pattern of speech causing concern that a mental disorder may have rendered him unfit” WASHINGTON, DC – Does the...

Deputy Sheriffs and Police Officers’ Associations Endorse Paul Graves For Interim District Attorney

Law Enforcement Associations in Contra Costa County announced they are united in endorsing Paul Graves for interim Contra Costa District Attorney. STATEMENT “We have either met...

Aug.18 – 24: Delta Fishing Report

Dan’s Delta Outdoors next event Team Event is Saturday August 19th at Big Break Marina. Check-in will Start at 5am at Big Break Marina!...

Investigation Concludes AUSD Trustee Bullied and Intimidated District Employees

According to a report released Friday by the Antioch Unified School District as part of the School Board Agenda, it provides findings regarding a...

Aug 19: Brentwood Set for Bark in the Park Event

Brentwood Bark in the Park returns on Saturday, Aug.19 in Brentwood City Park on the corner of Oak and Second Street. Contra Costa Animal Control...

Glazer Calls on Congress to Remove Names of Confederate Leaders From Public Places

Sen. Glazer’s Senate Joint Resolution 15 (2016) (29-3-8 in the Senate on June 30, 2016; 59-7-14 in the Assembly on June 26, 2016) called...

Letter: Delta Veterans Group Thanks Volunteers for Help at Stand Down on the Delta

The Delta Veterans Group would like to thank all of the Volunteers that served at the Stand Down on the Delta, 2017! With your help,...

Fatal Traffic Crash East of Discovery Bay Shuts Down State Route 4

At roughly 4:30 am Friday, the a fatal vehicle crash has shut down both directions of State Route 4 after two vehicles tried to...

Oakley Kids Fishing Derby Draws 145 Participants

The 14th Annual Kids Fishing Derby drew a big crowd to the Antioch/Oakley pier on August 12, 2017 with over 145 children participating in...

Covered California’s Board Takes Action to Protect Consumers and Maintain Market Stability

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California’s Board of Directors took action Thursday to promote stability of the individual health insurance market and to continue to...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Free Adoptions This Saturday

All animal adoptions free to the public at CCAS’ Martinez and Pinole shelters as part of ‘Clear the Shelter Day’   Martinez, CA – Contra...

Antioch: Toddler Dies in Accidental Drowning

On August 16 at approximately 8:15 PM, Antioch Police Officers along with the Contra Costa County Fire Department responded to a residence located on...

West Nile Virus Detected in Brentwood, Discovery Bay and Knightsen

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that one dead bird each from Danville and Discovery Bay, a...

BART Police Announce $10k Hiring Bonus to Promote Officer Recruitment

The BART Police Department is streamlining its hiring process and is now offering for the first time ever a $10,000 hiring bonus for academy...

Livermore Police Officer Shoots and Kills Suspect Holding Shotgun

On August 16 at 8:50 pm, the Livermore Police Department began receiving calls into the Dispatch Center from residents in the area of the...

Pleasant Hill Police Identify Carjacking, Kidnapping Suspect

The Pleasant Hill Police Department is seeking Vincent Wilson in connection with a carjacking,  kidnapping, felony evading and fleeing the scene of traffic collision...

Brentwood: Medical Helicopter Requested After Vehicle Crash

At 6:46 pm Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report by Brentwood Police of a vehicle crash with injuries. Upon...

Rio Vista: Citizens Take Down Armed Robbery Suspect

At around 8:30PM on Tuesday August 15th, Rio Vista Police Officers received a call of a robbery in progress at the Shell Station on...

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Rams Concord Police K9 Patrol Car

A Concord Police Officer and Police K9 were not injured in a stolen vehicle crash Monday night. According to Concord Police, just before midnight a...

Dental Assistant Pleads Guilty to Molesting Underage Patients

CONCORD, CA – In April of 2016, the Concord Police Department investigated a report of a child molestation that occurred at the La Clinica...

Brentwood Craft Beer Festival Returns, Tickets on Sale

The Brentwood Chamber of Commerce is hosting Brentwood’s fourth annual Downtown Brentwood Craft Beer Festival.  The Chamber event will be held on September 16,...

BART: Bay Point, Pittsburg Station Hit with Auto Thefts, Burglaries

The following are a sampling of incidents that have occurred in Bay Point and Pittsburg provided by BART Police for the month of August...

AAA: Back-to-School Safety Tips

BAY AREA, Calif. –  As the new school year begins, AAA wants to remind motorists about safe ways to share the roads with young...

Pleasant Hill Police Say Mother and Two Year Old Injured in Carjacking, Kidnapping

On Monday, August 14th, at 7:19 AM the Martinez Police Department pursued a stolen vehicle into the city of Pleasant Hill. The Martinez Police...

DeSaulnier Statement on President Trump’s Response to Violence in Charlottesville

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after President Trump reiterated his belief that “both sides” were to blame...

Marshall Tucker Band Set for Fundraiser Concert at Campos Family Vineyards

The Frys Guys of Fremont are sponsoring an incredible event to raise money to be donated in honor of Tiffany Rich, daughter of Danny...

Nourot-Bottini Earn Victory at Hook, Line & Sinker Fishing Tournament

The team of Nick Nourot and Ryan Bottini won the Hook, Line and Sinker Open Tournament held this past weekend (Aug 12-13) at Russo’s...

July 29 – Aug 12: Oakley Police Calls

  The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department over the past two weeks between July 29 - August 12...

Deer Valley High School Seeks Cross Country Coach

Deer Valley High School is currently looking for a head cross country coach to lead a team of all levels this fall. The school said...

Congressman McNerney to Host Pair of Town Halls Tuesday

On Tuesday, Congressman Jerry McNerney will be hosting a pair of Town Halls at the French Camp VA and later in Mountain House. At 10:30...

Update: East Contra Costa Firefighters Contain 46 Acre Vegetation Fire in Byron

At 7:41 pm Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a vegetation fire along the Byron Highway in Bryon at...

Attorney General Becerra Sues Trump Administration for Imposing Grant Conditions Targeted at “Sanctuary Jurisdictions”

AG Becerra: Local law enforcement, whose job is to keep our communities safe, cannot be forced to do the federal government’s job of  immigration New...

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Seeking State Funding for Public Benefits of Expansion

Concord – With $2.7 billion available in state funding available for water storage projects, Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is working with partners to...

Aug 14-25: Byron Highway Road Work Scheduled

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform work on Byron Highway from the Alameda County line to Camino Diablo, from August 14 through...

Papenhausen Returns to Winner’s Circle at Antioch Speedway

Antioch, CA -- Reigning DIRTcar Late Model champion Richard Papenhausen turned in a dominant performance in winning the 20 lap Main Event Saturday night...

Antioch: Missing Juvenile Located Walking Along Byron Highway Headed to Tracy

Antioch Police needs your help locating a missing juvenile. His name is Marqell Ford he is 15 years old and has high functioning Autism. Marqell...

CHP: Man Dies in Solo Crash Sunday Morning on SR-4 in Martinez

The California Highway Patrol reported Sunday that at about 4:05am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a solo vehicle traffic collision on the westbound...

Antioch: Rollover Crash Shuts Down Multiple Lanes on Eastbound Highway 4

At 1:27 pm Sunday, a rollover vehicle crash on Highway 4 shut down multiple lanes in the westbound direction. The incident blocked lanes 2,...

Video: Sunday Conversation With East Contra Costa Fire Chief Brian Helmick

On this episode, a sit down with East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Chief Brian Helmick to cover a variety of hot topics facing...

Antioch: Firefighters Battle Commercial Fire on Wilbur Ave

On Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a commercial structure fire. The incident occurred at 12:23 pm in...

July 31 – August 6: Antioch Police Calls

The Antioch Police Department reported that between July 24-30 they had a total of 1,792 calls for service. Arson 8/6 – Mokelumne Dr & Prewett...

Rep. McNerney Pushes Back on DOJ Threat to Local Law Enforcement

Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ), responding to the agency’s threat to...

Aug 12-13: East Contra Costa County Events

Here are a look at events in East Contra Costa County for the weekend of August 12-13. 8:00 am: Brentwood Farmers Market The 2017 season will...

Aug 12-18: Delta Fishing Report

GOT KIDS? Mark your calendar This Saturday Aug 12th for City of Oakley Kids Fishing Day Antioch. Sign up Here at Shop! #oakley This will...

Frazier’s Bill to Hold Candidates Accountable for Claims Made on Ballot Statements Advances

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Public Safety Committee has approved a bill by Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, which would impose stiff financial penalties on...

Discovery Bay: Motorcyclist Airlifted After Crash Near Old River Bridge

At 7:36 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a motorcycle crash near the Old River Bridge...

Pittsburg Police Pursuit Ends With Arrest, Recovery of Stolen Firearms

At 3:35 am Friday, Pittsburg Police officers were monitoring SR-4 following a license plate reader alert for a stolen vehicle. Officers located the vehicle...

Sept. 9: Hannah Nicole Vineyards to Host Hawaiian Luau Event

On September 9, Hannah Nicole Vineyards guests will be greeted with a lei and traditional luau which includes food and music. The event will feature...

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