Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Update: Missing Martinez Woman Located Says Sheriffs Office

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff announced Wednesday morning they are searching for a 81-year-old missing person in Martinez. According to the Sheriffs...

Contra Costa District Attorney Fined $45k for Spending Campaign Money on Personal Use

The Fair Political Practices Commission on Monday made public it’s decision to fine Contra Costa District Attorney Mark Peterson $45,000. The move comes after the...

Contra Costa County Fire Marshal Issues Statement on “Ghost Ship” Fire, Offers Safety Advice

The following is a statement released by Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Robert Marshall regarding the "Ghost Ship" fire in Oakland....

Updated: Alcohol May Have Played Role in Fatal Crash on Byron Highway Involving Discovery...

At 11:37 pm, East Contra Costa Firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle accident at Marsh Creek Road near State Route 4 in...

Election Update 6.0: Antioch Mayors Race Separated by 58-Votes

On Friday December 2, the Contra Costa County Elections Office released its 6th update to the November 8 election. According to sources within the elections...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Raise Nearly $10k During Oakley Fill the Boot

On Friday, East Contra Costa Firefighters took to City of Oakley streets to help raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association for Fill the...

Updated: District Attorney Will Not File Sexual Assault Charges Against De La Salle Football...

On Wednesday morning, the Concord Police Department announced the arrest of a 15-year-old De La Salle High School football player on sexual assault charges. According...

Beware Poisonous Mushrooms in East Bay Parks

Nov. 29, 2016 - Due to the recent rains, the East Bay Regional Park District is seeing a surge in poisonous mushrooms growing in...

Gary Walker-Roberts Receives Governing Board Provisional Appointment Representing Ward IV

MARTINEZ, CA – At their November 29, 2016, special meeting, the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board unanimously approved the provisional appointment of...

Update: 9 Additional Patients Likely Sickened from Food or Drinks at Antioch Event

An update from Contra Costa Health Services Tuesday says that an additional 9 patients were likely sickened by food or drink from the same...

Update: Security Guard Shoots Man Outside Movie Theater

One person has been arrested in connection with a shooting this evening that injured a person outside Brenden Theater in Concord, police said. The shooting...

Supervisor Mary Piepho to Host Holiday Open House and Farewell

Outgoing Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho will be hosting a Holiday Open House and Farewell on Wednesday, December 7 from 4:00 pm...

With January Launch Approaching, KSLN Community Radio Seeks Donations

With the launch of a new community radio station slated for January 2017 in East Contra Costa County, KSLN 92.9 FM is seeking support...

Update 4.0: Antioch Mayors Race too Close to Call, Others Decided

The Contra Costa County Elections Office released updated results Wednesday afternoon from the November 8 election where in the Antioch Mayors Race is too...

Alameda and Contra Costa Pool Resources to Restore Ponds

Local agencies receive recognition for conservation planning efforts The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has selected a team of conservationists and ecologists...

El Sobrante Homicide: Murder Suspects Identified; One in Custody

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff have identified three suspects in a homicide that occurred in El Sobrante on November 12,...

Swalwell Leads Call to Cut Red Tape for East Bay Shoreline Trail and Levee...

PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Monday led five other Members of Congress from the Bay Area in urging the U.S. Fish...

$2.2 Million Improvement Project OK’d for Black Diamond Mines

Nov. 21, 2016  - The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors on Tuesday unanimously approved a $2.2 million plan to improve safety...

Nominations Sought for Contra Costa County Humanitarian and Student Humanitarian of the Year

Do you know someone whose work and presence in the community exemplifies the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?  Now is the time...

John Muir Health’s Gala Raises $1.8 Million to Support Cardiovascular Services

Walnut Creek, Calif. (November 18, 2016) – John Muir Health Foundation, Friday announced that its 3rd annual Celebrate John Muir Health! Gala held on...