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Discovery Bay: Sheriffs Office Investigating Suicide of 14-Year-Old Boy

At about 7:09 AM, Deputy Sheriffs, along with the fire department and an ambulance, were dispatched to a report of a suicide at a residence...

Brentwood Mayor Offers $100 Reward After Big Red Chair Vandalized

The Mayor of Brentwood is offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest of vandals who destroyed decorations at the Big Red...

Group Declares “Independence” From Rest of State, Seek to Create New California

New California is a new state in development exercising it’s Constitutional Right to form from the State of California. The process to form New...

San Francisco Chronicle Announces its Medal-Winning Wines

The San Francisco Chronicle has announced its 2018 wine competition medal-winning wines. With more than 7,100 entries, this was the largest competition of American wines in...

Discovery Bay Family Displaced After PG&E Meters Catch Fire

On Monday, a Discovery Bay family was displaced from their home after a residential structure fire was reported at 5:00 am in the 4000...

Jan. 27: Tickets Available for First Tee Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Enjoy an evening of music, fine wines from the area, and fabulous culinary delights. Event proceeds support the expanding Contra Costa First Tee Chapter....

Rep. McNerney Honors the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Encourages Others to Volunteer in Their Communities Antioch, CA – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) joined community members in commemorating the life of Dr. Martin...

CHP Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on Highway 4

A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured in a crash on Highway 4 near Port Chicago in the city of Concord Monday evening. The...

Updated: Antioch Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash

At 10:38 pm Sunday, Antioch Police responded to the area of E. 18th and Blossom Drive for a report of a motorcycle crash. Upon arrival,...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for January 15 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wood burning is banned both indoors...

East County: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events

The East County branch of the NAACP will host its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prayer breakfast in Pittsburg at Martin Luther...

Update: Antioch Police Locate Missing Female with Early Stages of Dementia

UPDATE - Ruby Ormond has been located and is in the process of being reunited with her family. On Friday, January 12 at about 3:00...

Antioch Set to Tweak Arts and Cultural Programs, How Funding is Awarded

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council received a report on the arts and cultural programs and services in the City of Antioch. Nancy Kaiser, Parks &...

Update: Suspect Arrested in Iron Horse Trail Attempted Sexual Assault Case in Walnut Creek

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested in Walnut Creek hours after the East Bay Regional Park District released a suspect in an attempted...

Pittsburg Police Officer Shoots Suspect Who Later Succumbed to his Injuries

Late last night at approximately 10:45 pm, Pittsburg Police Officers were called to the Nations restaurant on Railroad Avenue after a community member reported...

Dec. 31 – Jan 6: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Incident Summary report between December 31 - January 6 which focuses on the higher priority...

Jan 1-7: Antioch Police Calls

The Antioch Police Department reported that between January 1-7 where they had a total of 1,350 calls for service.   Arson (2) 1/3 – Cavallo &...

EBRPD Police Release Suspect Photo in Attempted Sexual Assault in Walnut Creek

The East Bay Regional Park District Police released a photograph of an attempted sexual assault occurred on the Iron Horse Trail. The incident occurred on...

Jan 13-19: Delta Fishing Report

Very little pressure from anglers on the river again this week. Great tides combined sunny days this weekend to be setting as the solid...

Video: Tom Hansen Sworn in as Brentwood Police Chief

On Thursday, Tom Hansen was sworn in as the City of Brentwood Chief of Police. Hansen has been in the acting capacity as Chief of...

Prosecutor Patrick Vanier Announces Withdrawal from Contra Costa District Attorney Race

SAN RAMON – Today, Patrick Vanier, Supervising Prosecutor in Santa Clara County, and a candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney issued the following...

ARF’s “Stars to the Rescue” Returns with Celebrity-Filled Musical Gala

WALNUT CREEK, CA – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) once again brings a dynamic mix of talent to Walnut Creek with its...

Attorney General: BP Energy Company Pays $102 Million in Settlement for Overcharging Californians

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Thursday announced a $102 million settlement with BP Energy Company and affiliates (BP) over allegations that it intentionally...

“College Student Right to Access Act” Passes Senate Education Committee

SB 320 Will Ensure Safe On-Campus Access to Early Medication Abortion Services SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee passed important legislation authored by...

Frazier Statement on Gov’s Budget: Proud to See Investment in Transportation

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, released the following statement Wednesday on Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed 2018-19...

Governor Brown Proposes 2018-19 State Budget

SACRAMENTO - Keeping the state on a path to long-term fiscal stability, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday proposed a $131.7 billion General Fund...

Assemblymember Grayson Issues Statement on Governor Brown’s 2018-2019 State Budget Proposal

(SACRAMENTO) – Following Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s 2018-2019 state budget proposal, Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) released the following statement: “Today the Governor announced...

Pleasanton Releases Marijuana Guidelines As Reminder to Public

In 2016, California voters passed the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA; Proposition 64). The Act legalized non-medical use of...

Survey Results: Antioch Residents Weigh in On Their Priorities

On Tuesday, the City of Antioch released its survey results of their Quality of Life Survey taken in the fall of 2017. The survey was...

Antioch Police Arrest Pair After Investigation of Burglary Case

Antioch Police announced that a pair of suspects were arrested Tuesday after a burglary was reported during the morning hours on Valley Way in...

Dec. 31 – Jan 6: Oakley Police Calls

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between December 31 - January 6.   Assault w/Deadly Weapon 1/6 – 300...

Congressman DeSaulnier Hosts Tax Town Hall in El Cerrito

Richmond, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host a tax-focused town hall meeting in El Cerrito on Saturday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m....

Attorney General Becerra Secures Nationwide Injunction in DACA Lawsuit to Protect Dreamers

In a victory for Dreamers, court blocks implementation of Trump Administration’s rescission of DACA until a final decision is reached in the litigation SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier...

Senator Dodd Proposes Universal Preschool

SACRAMENTO – Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) introduced a bill to provide universal preschool to all four year olds in the state of California.   “Adopting universal...

Contra Costa County Seeing High Levels of Flu Activity

California and Contra Costa are seeing high levels of flu activity. They remind the community to take the following steps to prevent the spread...

East Contra Costa Fire Chief Receives 5-Year Contract Extension

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors unanimously agreed to extend the contract of fire Chief Brian Helmick. Under...

San Pablo: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Case Now a Murder

On December 24, 2017, at about 4 PM, Deputy Sheriffs responded to a report of a shooting at a home on the 2900 block...

Animal Hospital of Antioch Set to Close January 31

On Monday, the Animal Hospital of Antioch announced it was closing its doors on January 31, 2018. They offered two recommendations for clients to...

Contra Costa County to Begin Enforcing New Tobacco Sales Laws

New laws to protect youth from tobacco influences went into effect this month and local health officials are enforcing the new regulations, which include...

Chimney Fire Extends into Attic at Brentwood Home Monday Morning

At 4:52 am Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 1800 block...

Oakley Set to Begin Discussing 2-Year Strategic Plan

On January 9, the Oakley City Council will begin discussing its 2-year strategic plan where it will decide its priorities and set goals for...

Richmond Police Recover Two Loaded Firearms From Four Juveniles

The Richmond Police Department reported that officers turned another traffic stop into the recovery of two loaded guns from the hands of four juveniles. RPD...

East Contra Costa Fire December Average Response Time at 8:10 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of December they had 732 service calls with an average response time...

Senator Wiener Introduces Housing First Legislative Package to Fix California’s Housing Shortage

Bills require increased density near public transportation, ensure that cities’ housing goals set by the state are actually linked to population growth, and remove...

Dec. 25-31: Antioch Police Calls

The Antioch Police Department reported that between December 25-31 where they had a total of 1,373 calls for service. Arson (1) 12/26 – A St...

Contra Costa County Employees Raise $101,111.06 for the Contra Costa, Solano County Food...

Contra Costa County employees work in service to the County's residents, but their generosity of spirit doesn't stop there. Beginning each fall, they extend...

Pleasanton Police Arrest Burglary Suspect who Assaults Officer with Vehicle

Pleasanton Police Detectives positively identified 27-year-old Christian Alexander Ayala as the suspect who struck a Pleasanton Police Officer with a vehicle as he was...

Dec. 22-27: Brentwood Police Calls

Here is a look at a sampling of the Brentwood Police Call logs between December 22-27 according to their call logs–the sampling is focused...

Updated: Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Driving Under the Influence After Causing Five Vehicle...

A vehicle crash caused a SIGALERT at Highway 4 and Port Chicago in the City of Concord Saturday morning. The crash occurred at 10:53 am...

AG Prepared for Court Fight to Stop EPA from Allowing High-Polluting Trucks Back on...

SACRAMENTO –  Leading a coalition of 12 attorneys general, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed his strong opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...