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Clayton: Diablo View Middle School Student Arrested For Threats Against School

On September 17, 2018, Clayton Police were made aware of a threat of violence towards Diablo View Middle School via a hacked social media...

Sen. Glazer, Assemblywoman Baker & East Bay Officials Call on Governor to Veto AB...

Bill would undermine local control by handing housing development authority to BART DUBLIN, CA – Bay Area legislators and local officials on Monday urged Gov....

East Contra Costa Fire Response Times at 8:14 Minutes in August

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of August they had 623 service calls with an average response time...

East Contra Costa Fire Responds to 3 Vehicle Crashes in 2-Hours

On Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to multiple vehicle accidents within a two hour period of time involving 10 total...

Tongson: Dash Cam Popularity Continues to Grow

Today's society is highlighted with many of the latest technological gadgets and devices. Often times, these "toys" are imperative to the enrichment and enhancement...

MCE Launches Electric Vehicle Programs, Offers Competitive Rates

$1.5 Million in Funds Committed for Charging Stations, Rebates  for Low-Income Qualifying Customers CONCORD, Calif. — MCE has launched a generous rebate program to lower...

Sheriffs Office Investigating In Custody Death at Martinez Detention Facility

On Saturday at about 2:50pm, a Deputy Sheriff was conducting a room check at the Martinez Detention Facility when he noticed an inmate who...

DOJ Grant Provides Critical Anti-Violence Funding for Project Led by Contra Costa Alliance to...

Martinez, Calif. – The Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women has awarded $32 million to improve the criminal justice response to sexual assault,...

Saturday: Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed Host Creek Cleanup

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed invite you to join hundreds of your friends, neighbors and classmates as they cleanup Marsh Creek on California...

Rep. DeSaulnier Successfully Passes Legislation to Make Safety Improvements to Contra Costa Canal

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his bill to improve the Contra Costa Canal unanimously passed in the U.S. House...

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...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Free Adoptions to Reduce Shelter Population

Promotion offered Tuesday-Friday at CCAS’ Martinez & Pinole adoption centers to clear space with shelters at capacity   Martinez, CA – Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS)...

September is Attendance Awareness Month

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – With the new school year underway across Contra Costa County, it’s more important than ever that our students be in...

Updated: Vehicle Strikes Engine 86 on Scene of Highway 4 Crash

At 6:50 am Tuesday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle crash on eastbound Highway 4 when there engine was...

Materials Spill Closes Marsh Creek Road

Clayton, CA – At the request of the California Highway Patrol, Contra Costa County Public Works is in the process of closing traffic on...

Man Jumps of Antioch Bridge Sunday

Just before 1:00 pm Sunday, a subject reportedly drive up the Antioch bridge before stopping, getting out of their vehicle and jumped off the...

Bay Area Doctor Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Transportation Of Child Pornography

SAN FRANCISCO – John D. Warbritton, III was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for transportation of child pornography, announced United States Attorney...

CHP Set to Test ShotSpotter System Wednesday Night in Contra Costa

Martinez, Ca. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP), Contra Costa Area, will conduct testing of the ShotSpotter component of the new Freeway Security Network...

Update: Pittsburg Police Nab Suspect in Lafayette Battery Incident, Kidnapping Case

On Tuesday morning at about 4:25 am, Lafayette Police Officers were dispatched to a battery incident on the 3500 block of Mt. Diablo Boulevard.    As...

East Bay Real Estate Agent Sentenced Six Years In Prison For Multimillion Dollar Property...

SAN FRANCISCO – Robert Jacobsen was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for wire fraud and money laundering, announced United States Attorney Alex...