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Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District

Protect Yourself From West Nile Virus This Labor Day Weekend(0)

August 30, 2014

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA – – The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District urges residents of California to take precautions from mosquito bites while enjoying outdoor celebrations this Labor Day weekend. According to the California West Nile Virus website, at this same time last year there were only 86 human cases compared to 129 this year,… Read More ›


Avoid the 25 Conducts Court Sting Operation

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, San Pablo Police Department and Richmond Police Department recently conducted a court room sting at the Richmond courthouse. The operation targeted suspended drivers who were ordered by a judge not to drive. Those who did drive away were stopped by police. They were cited and their vehicles… Read More ›

Contra Costa District Attorney

DA Announces Filing of Criminal Charges Against Danville Resident for Child Pornography Possession

On Wednesday August 26th, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed criminal charges against Danville resident and middle school teacher Mitchell Wolf. Wolf has been charged in a one count criminal complaint with aggravated child pornography possession, in violation of California Penal Code section 311.11(c). The complaint alleges on August 22nd, 2014, Wolf was… Read More ›


CHP: Two Subjects Evade Police After 20-mile Pursuit Ends in Lafayette

On Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 7:17 pm, Golden Gate Communication Center (GGCC) advised Contra Costa CHP units that the Antioch Police Department was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle, (1999 Acura Integra, CA #4GDZ589), along w/b SR-4 at Bailey Road. At 7:19 pm Antioch Police Department requested CHP to take over the pursuit; however,… Read More ›

Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District

Elevated Risk of West Nile Virus in East County Continues

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA – – The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District’s adult mosquito fogging efforts Tuesday evening in Concord are confirmed successful today. Routine mosquito traps placed after the fogging to test efficacy collected no mosquitoes which means that the mosquito population was reduced to below a detectable level in the targeted area. However,… Read More ›


CALPERS: Borenstein Column Misleads Readers

The following is a response by CALPERS regarding a recent column by Contra Costa Times Columnist Dan Borenstein. According to CALPERS, despite what Borenstein claims, the anti-spiking provisions of the new pension reform laws are not being changed and will remain completely intact. CALPERS: Borenstein Column Misleads Readers August 15, 2014 For those readers of… Read More ›

piepho 2014

Supervisor Piepho Seeks Individuals to Serve on County Advisory Boards

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho is seeking motivated candidates to serve on the following county advisory committees: Emergency Medical Care Committee Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board Mental Health Commission County Library Commission Assessment Appeals Board Family & Children’s Trust Committee First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission Byron Municipal Advisory Council Detailed information for… Read More ›


American Medical Response Offers Summery Safety Tips: Hydration Is A Must

(Concord, CA)- American Medical Response (AMR) reminds citizens of Contra Costa to stay hydrated when dealing with hot weather. This summer you might be planning to get outside and partake in a variety of fun activities. But whether you’re planning to hike, play ball or just relax in the water, it’s important that you stay… Read More ›


San Pablo: Emergency Ambulance Traffic to Doctors Medical Center Ends on Aug. 7

San Pablo, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014—With Doctors Medical Center continuing to lose staff in the wake of an unsuccessful tax measure to keep the facility open, hospital and county health officials have agreed to stop emergency ambulance traffic to DMC starting Thursday at 7 a.m. DMC and county health officials had originally planned to begin… Read More ›

Mark DeSaulnier

Senator DeSaulnier’s Statement on Independent Bay Bridge Reports

Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) issued the following statement on this coming Tuesday’s informational hearing of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. The subject of the hearing is: “Bay Bridge Lessons Learned: Receipt of Final Reports”. This hearing includes the submission of an outside investigative report titled: “The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge: Basic Reforms for the… Read More ›