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...

Commentary: November Election in East Contra Costa Taking Shape

With the filing period now open for candidates who seek local office this November, some races have began to get crowded in East Contra...

Paul Graves Campaign Speaks Out Against George Soros Trying to Buy Contra Costa District...

Paul Graves’ campaign for Contra Costa District Attorney released the following statements in response to reports and campaign filings (1, 2) that show massive...

Letter: Retired Antioch Cop Says “Yes” on Measure W

The following letter was submitted by Tom Fuhrmann,  Antioch resident & retired from the Antioch Police Department who is advocating for the support of...

Q&A With Antioch City Council Candidates

The following are a series of questions we asked all Antioch City Council Candidates in this years election. Of the six candidates on the...

Rebecca Barrett Launches Campaign for Contra Costa Community College Board

CONCORD, CALIF -- Rebecca Barrett, an education policy leader and Diablo Valley College (DVC) alumna, announced her candidacy for Contra Costa Community College Board...

Graves: Death Penalty Should Apply to Cop Killers

The following was submitted by Paul Graves, candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney: At a recent forum, a candidate for District Attorney stated that there should...

Dave Miller Announces Run for State Assembly Against Jim Frazier For Second Time

Republican Candidate Dave Miller announced Friday that he intends to run against Assemblyman Jim Frazier for a second time. Miller, who in 2016, received only...

Letter: John Fink Thanks Brentwood Supporters, Asks for Your Vote

As we approach the eve of the 2018 mid-term elections, I wanted to take a minute and reach out to the Citizens of Brentwood...

Meuser: Finding Fraudulent Voter Registrations in California

For the last 11 months, I have been applying to and interviewing with the voters of the State of California for the job of...

County Elections Launch “Check Your Voter Registration Status” Campaign

On Thursday, the Contra Costa County Elections Office launched an awareness campaign urging all registered voters to "Check your Voter Registration Status" before the...

Annette Lewis Announces Run for Contra Costa County Office of Education

Annette Lewis of Oakley is running for The Contra Costa County Office of Education – Area 5, encompassing Bethel Island, Clyde, Knightsen, Oakley, and...

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...

Editorial: Antioch Residents Should Support Measure W, Focus on Council Candidates

This fall, Antioch residents are tasked with the question of whether or not they want to support a measure that would increase revenue to...

Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder Says Election Results Final, Except Three Races

On Monday, Contra Costa County Elections announced that all races are now official, with the exception of three. The results were posted as of...

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...

Contra Costa County Firefighters Endorse Paul Graves for District Attorney

The Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230 announced they have endorsed Paul Graves for Contra Costa County District Attorney. Citing his experience, firefighters...

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...

Election Update: Quick Look at Who Has Pulled Papers

In what has been a rather unusually slow start to the November 2018 election season, several local races are starting to become more clear...

Video by Contra Costa Television: Election Interviews

The following election preview was provided by Contra Costa Television who has video taped several candidate interviews over the past several weeks which are...