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...

Becton Increases Lead in Contra Costa District Attorney Race, Runoff Unlikely

An update by Contra Costa County Elections Wednesday showed that Diana Becton continues to hold above the 50% threshold to outright win the District...

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...

Attorney Mark Meuser Announces Candidacy for CA Secretary of State

WALNUT CREEK, CA — Small business legal advocate, entrepreneur, and small business owner Mark Meuser announced his candidacy for California Secretary of State. The...

Brentwood Police Officers’ Association Endorses Joel Bryant and Olga Vidriales for City Council

Brentwood, CA - The Brentwood Police Officers’ Association (BPOA) is announcing its endorsement and support of two of the candidates running for the two...

Voter Initiative to Limit Development and Protect Open Space in Antioch’s Sand Creek Focus...

Proposed ballot measure substantially scales back “The Ranch” project, bans hillside and ridgeline development, permanently protects additional open space areas, and funds public safety,...

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...

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...

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Election

On Election Day, voters made it clear that they support me as Contra Costa County District Attorney over both other candidates for the job....

June Election: Who Has Pulled Papers in Contra Costa County

The June 5, 2018 Primary Election is in full swing as the deadline to file nomination papers is Friday March 9. If an incumbent elected...

Baker Concedes, Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Set to Become District 16 Assemblywoman

In a tight election, Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan will prevail after updated election results showed Bauer-Kahan with a 2,170 vote lead against Assemblywoman Catharine Baker. Baker...

Mt. Diablo Trustee Cheryl Hansen Announces Run for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

This week, Cheryl Hansen of the Mt. Diablo Unified School announced that she will run for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

John Fink Announces Brentwood City Council Run

BRENTWOOD – On Tuesday, John Fink announced his campaign for Brentwood City Council.  Fink, a Planning Commissioner, has lived and worked in Brentwood for...

Antioch City Council Votes to Asks Residents to “Tax Themselves” With Sales Tax Measure

On Tuesday night, the Antioch City Council unanimously voted to support placing a 1% Sales Tax Increase on the November Ballot which is aimed...

Letter: No Rezone DR/SL Committee’s City Council Endorsement for Brentwood City Council

The following endorsement letter was provided by the No Rezone Dr/SL Committee in the City of Brentwood. The No Rezone DR/SL Committee hereby endorses Planning...