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Contra Costa Today Ep 024: Travis Allen

On this episode, Assemblyman and candidate for California Governor Travis Allen drops in to Campos Family Vineyards in Byron where he tackles multiple issues...

New Ballot Format Aims to Make Voting Easier for Contra Costa Residents

Starting this fall, Contra Costa voters will notice that their ballot is letter-sized, the same paper size that they use daily.   The Contra Costa Elections...

Diane Becton to be District Attorney After Paul Graves Concedes

On Thursday, Paul Graves issued a statement saying he has called District Attorney Diana Becton and congratulated her on the election while conceding. An update...

Contra Costa County Seeks Poll Workers

The Contra Costa Elections Division is looking for residents to be poll workers on Election Day, November 6th. Being a poll worker provides a unique...

Update: June Election Candidates Continue to Pull Papers, Get Qualified

The June 5, 2018 Primary Election is in full swing as it becomes clear who has pulled papers and who has qualified as a...

Colin Coffey Officially Files for East Bay Park District Director

HERCULES – East Bay Regional Park District Director Colin Coffey, who was appointed to the Board in February 2017, announced his candidacy for election...

With 71.73% Support, Contra Costa Marijuana Tax Passes

On Tuesday, voters of Contra Costa County approved Measure R which will now tax marijuana businesses similar to those dealing with alcohol and tobacco. It...

President Trump Endorses John Cox for Governor

California -- President Donald J. Trump endorsed Republican John Cox for Governor today via twitter. "California finally deserves a great Governor, one who understands borders, crime...

Antioch City Council Candidate Drops Out of Race

On Sunday, Rodney McClelland announced he was suspending his campaign for Antioch City Council and was dropping out of the race. McClelland, who was supported...

Primary Election Results Update, County to Certify Election Monday

On Friday, the Contra Costa County Elections announced an update to the June 5 California Primary and that they will be certifying the election...

Q&A With Brentwood City Council Candidates

The following are a series of 9 questions to the Brentwood City Council candidates on a variety of questions including affordable housing, cannabis, jobs,...

Local Prosecutors Endorse Supervising District Attorney Paul Graves For Election to District Attorney

The Contra Costa County District Attorneys’ Association endorses Paul Graves for District Attorney.  Delivering the news, Association President Aron DeFerrari noted “Paul has the...

2018 City Council Races Begin to Become Clear

With just a few days to go until the filing deadline, local city council races are beginning to take shape as the filing deadline...

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Race Still too Close to Call

As of Monday, at 5:46 pm, Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) took the lead over Marshall Tuck to see who will become the next State Superintendent...

Contra Costa Residents Have Early Voting Options This June

Regional Early Voting sites provide flexible timing and locations to cast ballots Contra Costa County voters don’t have to wait until Election Day to vote...

Andy Li Announces Run for Community College District, Highlights Endorsements

Andy Li of San Ramon, CA is running for the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board, Ward 4 encompassing: the San Ramon Valley;...

Lynn Mackey Announces Candidacy for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

Lynn Mackey, Senior Director of Educational Services for the Contra Costa County Office of Education, announced Tuesday her candidacy for Contra Costa County Superintendent...

Secretary of State Candidate Mark Meuser to Kick-Off Statewide Bicycle Tour

California -- Mark Meuser, candidate for California Secretary of State, will be launching a statewide bicycle tour, covering 5,000 miles and 100 rallies in...

Updated 2018 Election Results, Statewide and Local Races

The following are election results in for State, County, and local races as of 2:07 pm Friday, November 16. According to the County Elections, they...

AG Candidate Denounces Xavier Becerra’s Frivolous Census Complaint

The following was a press release was issued by California Attorney General Candidate, retired Judge Steven Bailey denouncing Attorney General Xavier Becerra's Frivolous Census...