Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Sheriff David Livingston Talks Sheriff Services with Antioch Rotary

On Thursday, Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston attended Antioch Rotary to highlight the Sheriff’s Office and what they do. He pointed out some people...

US Coast Guard Searching for Man Who Jumped into Delta Waters for his Hat

At 5:16 pm Saturday, authorities began a water rescue and search for a man who went into the water to retrieve a hat just...

Sheriffs Office Offers Safety Tips for Boating Season, Delta Blitz Weekend

The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the start of boating season on the Delta. Significant numbers of boaters are expected to be on...

PG&E Urges Customers to Play Safe Memorial Day Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and many will kick it off with fun in the sun...

BART Police Asks Public Help in Identifying Sexual Battery Suspect

BART police released a surveillance image of a man who is suspected of sexual battery on board a train car this week. The suspect is...

Concord: Pilot Injured After Plane Crash

At 2:43 pm Friday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a plane crash that landed in the intersection of Solano Way and Marsh Drive...

New BART Police Chief Officially Sworn In

Carlos Rojas is BART’s new Chief of Police. Chief Rojas was sworn into office at the May 25, 2017 Board of Directors meeting. “It is...

Liberty Union High School District Warns of Possible Gastroenteritis Outbreak

On Wednesday, the Liberty Union High School District issued a letter to parents warning of a possible viral gastroenteritis (GAS-tro-en-ter-1-tis) outbreak among some students...

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on Trumpcare CBO Score

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated report on the Trumpcare...

Bay Point Resident Sentenced to 10-Years in State Prison for Child Exploitation

On Tuesday May 23rd, Pablo Ruiz, 33 years old, plead guilty to one count of child molestation, one count of committing sex acts on...

Rep. McNerney Calls For Stamp to Honor Fallen Police Officers

Proceeds from stamp would go to aid families of officers killed in the line of duty Washington, DC – Following the celebration of National Police...

Road Widening to Begin on Balfour Road in Brentwood

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors awarded the Balfour Road Shoulder Widening Project to Graniterock Company. The project will provide a wider roadway and...

Update: Danville Police Make Arrest in Bank Robbery

Danville Police are seeking information on a suspect in an armed robbery at the Bank of the West Danville branch. Danville police, aided by resources...

CHP: 58-Year-old Man Dies After Head on Crash on Byron Highway

At 6:26 pm, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash at Byron Highway and Bruns...

Partnership Aims to Ease Contra Costa Traffic Congestion

Contra Costa County, CA – The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has announced an exciting partnership with Scoop Technologies. CCTA will utilize its transportation...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Monday, May 22, 2017, for the San Francisco Bay Area—the second of the summer season. Concentrations of...

Antioch: Firefighters Uncover Marijuana Grow House

At 1:55 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 2600 block of Bugle Way...

Letter: Writer Discusses Contra Costa Jail Expansion, The Conversation We Need

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Judith Tannenbaum At the Mental Health Panel in Brentwood on May 13, Claudia Jimenez of the...

Glazer, Baker Propose Consensus Alternative to Off-Highway Expansion Plan

Livermore, CA – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, R-San Ramon, urged the state Parks Department to work with local stakeholders to...

Danville Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery at Costco

Danville Police are looking for three individuals involved in a Friday afternoon armed robbery of the Costco Store, 3150 Fostoria Way. According to Police Chief...