Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

12 Apply to Serve as Interim District Attorney for Contra Costa County

Twelve people have submitted applications to serve as the Interim District Attorney for Contra Costa County.   The Board of Supervisors will begin the next...

Brentwood: 95-Year-Old Woman Dies at Hospital After Vehicle Crash

On Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a vehicle crash where 1-victim was transported by air ambulance. A 95-year-old...

Ron Leone Announces Candidacy for Contra Costa County Education Superintendent

Concord City Councilman Ron Leone has announced his candidacy for Superintendent of Education for Contra Costa County.  The election for the position will take...

Contra Costa County Adopts New Tobacco Protections for Youth

MARTINEZ –- The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved several new regulations to protect youth from tobacco marketing, including prohibiting the sale...

CHP Investigating Fatal Vehicle Crash in Pleasant Hill

On Saturday at about 10:14am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a two vehicle traffic collision on southbound Taylor Blvd, just north of Withers...

Attorney General Announces Action Against Proposed Asset Sale That Could Raise Gas Prices

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced action against a proposed asset sale that could lead to higher gas prices for consumers in Northern California....

CCCOE Employee Honored at County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting

MARTINEZ, Calif., – At the July 18 Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) employee, Derrick Kirk,...

California Legislative Delta Caucus Hosts First Meeting, United Against Delta Tunnels

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) on Tuesday co-chaired the first meeting of the California Legislative Delta Caucus. The bipartisan Caucus was formed...

Water District to Repair Leaking Pipe, Traffic Delays Expect on Marsh Creek Road

Contra Costa Water District’s contractor will begin making necessary repairs to fix a leaking water pipe near Marsh Creek Road as soon as Monday,...

Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control: How to Protect Yourself This Summer

Mosquitoes and heat go together like ice cream and cones, but not in a good way. Most mosquitoes, including the kind that can transmit West Nile...

Richmond: 6 Gang Members Arrested, 2nd Suspect Named in Allie Sweitzer Murder

Richmond police detectives, in collaboration with the Contra Costa County FBI Safe Streets Task Force investigated and arrested 6 gang members for numerous violent...

Antioch Arson Investigation Underway After 5-Fires Set Within 30-Minutes

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Antioch Police are currently investigating a series of suspicious fires Tuesday night. In total, 5-vegetation fires were...

Contra Costa Public Works Announces Temporary Road Closure of Canal Road

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will close Canal Road/Alves Lane at the Contra Costa Canal bridge approximately 0.5 miles west of Bailey Road...

First Transit Accepting Applications to Drive Tri Delta Transit Buses Free Paid Training

ANTIOCH, CA –  To address anticipated ridership increases, First Transit is accepting applications to join the next training class and become a Tri Delta...

Marsh Creek Road Construction Extended to July 27

Contra Costa County Public Works Department is currently performing work on Marsh Creek Road from Deer Valley Road to Gill Drive. The work will be...

Reps DeSaulnier and Lee Continue Effort to Exonerate Port Chicago 50

Washington, D.C. – Today, on the 73rd anniversary of the Port Chicago tragedy, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) introduced a House...

Potentially Harmful Blue-Green Algae Blooms Detected in Discovery Bay

Contra Costa health officials and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board advise people and pets in the Discovery Bay community to avoid...

Walnut Creek Police Investigating Home Invasion Robbery

On Monday July 17 at 8:50 AM, two males brandishing handguns, entered a home on the 2800 block of Oak Grove Road in Walnut...

Antioch: Car Fire Ignites 30-Acre Vegetation Fire Along Highway 4

At 6:01 pm Sunday, firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle fire on eastbound State Route 4 at the CA-160 Connector. Upon arrival, firefighters...

Contra Costa County to Begin Repairs to Morgan Territory Road at Slide Area

Work begins Monday, July 17, to repair the section of Morgan Territory Road located approximately 1 mile south of Marsh Creek Road in the...