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Discovery Bay: Sheriffs Office Investigating Suicide of 14-Year-Old Boy

At about 7:09 AM, Deputy Sheriffs, along with the fire department and an ambulance, were dispatched to a report of a suicide at a residence...

Group Declares “Independence” From Rest of State, Seek to Create New California

New California is a new state in development exercising it’s Constitutional Right to form from the State of California. The process to form New...

San Francisco Chronicle Announces its Medal-Winning Wines

The San Francisco Chronicle has announced its 2018 wine competition medal-winning wines. With more than 7,100 entries, this was the largest competition of American wines in...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for January 15 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wood burning is banned both indoors...

East County: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events

The East County branch of the NAACP will host its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prayer breakfast in Pittsburg at Martin Luther...

Update: Suspect Arrested in Iron Horse Trail Attempted Sexual Assault Case in Walnut Creek

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested in Walnut Creek hours after the East Bay Regional Park District released a suspect in an attempted...

EBRPD Police Release Suspect Photo in Attempted Sexual Assault in Walnut Creek

The East Bay Regional Park District Police released a photograph of an attempted sexual assault occurred on the Iron Horse Trail. The incident occurred on...

Prosecutor Patrick Vanier Announces Withdrawal from Contra Costa District Attorney Race

SAN RAMON – Today, Patrick Vanier, Supervising Prosecutor in Santa Clara County, and a candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney issued the following...

ARF’s “Stars to the Rescue” Returns with Celebrity-Filled Musical Gala

WALNUT CREEK, CA – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) once again brings a dynamic mix of talent to Walnut Creek with its...

Frazier Statement on Gov’s Budget: Proud to See Investment in Transportation

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, released the following statement Wednesday on Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed 2018-19...

Congressman DeSaulnier Hosts Tax Town Hall in El Cerrito

Richmond, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host a tax-focused town hall meeting in El Cerrito on Saturday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m....

Contra Costa County Seeing High Levels of Flu Activity

California and Contra Costa are seeing high levels of flu activity. They remind the community to take the following steps to prevent the spread...

East Contra Costa Fire Chief Receives 5-Year Contract Extension

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors unanimously agreed to extend the contract of fire Chief Brian Helmick. Under...

San Pablo: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Case Now a Murder

On December 24, 2017, at about 4 PM, Deputy Sheriffs responded to a report of a shooting at a home on the 2900 block...

Contra Costa County to Begin Enforcing New Tobacco Sales Laws

New laws to protect youth from tobacco influences went into effect this month and local health officials are enforcing the new regulations, which include...

Richmond Police Recover Two Loaded Firearms From Four Juveniles

The Richmond Police Department reported that officers turned another traffic stop into the recovery of two loaded guns from the hands of four juveniles. RPD...

Contra Costa County Employees Raise $101,111.06 for the Contra Costa, Solano County Food...

Contra Costa County employees work in service to the County's residents, but their generosity of spirit doesn't stop there. Beginning each fall, they extend...

Updated: Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Driving Under the Influence After Causing Five Vehicle...

A vehicle crash caused a SIGALERT at Highway 4 and Port Chicago in the City of Concord Saturday morning. The crash occurred at 10:53 am...

Byron Union School District’s Kindergarten Registration Packets Available Jan 16

Byron Union School District’s Kindergarten registration packets for the 2018/2019 school year will be available for pick up at Discovery Bay and Timber Point...

Female in Stolen Vehicle Leads Oakley Police on Pursuit to Concord, Rams Sheriffs Vehicles

On Friday, January 5, a female wanted on multiples warrants who was also in a stolen vehicle led Oakley Police on a vehicle pursuit...