Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Byron: Pilot, Passengers Uninjured in Plane Crash

At 8:08 pm Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a plane crash in the area of 5400...

Byron: Dirt Bike Rider Airlifted After Crash Sunday Morning

On Sunday, a man riding a dirt bike was airlifted to a local hospital after crashing at Diablo MX Ranch at 50 Camino Diablo...

August 21: Solar Eclipse Schedule

The National Weather Service has provided a timeline for today's solar eclipse which begins at 9:01 am. The peak time will be around 10:15 am and...

Dutch Bros Solar Eclipse Glasses: Safety Recall

GRANTS PASS, ORE. -- Dutch Bros Coffee handed out eclipse glasses at many of our stands. We are now issuing a full voluntary recall...

Sheriff: Pittsburg Man Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 8:22 PM, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance/possible burglary in the area of Actriz Avenue...

Sunday Conversation: Hope DeRoches Talks Losing 146 Pounds, Antioch Family Fair

On this episode, Hope DeRoches talks about her upcoming event called the Antioch Family Fun Fair and her weight loss journey where she lost...

Martinez: Stolen Vehicle Rams Police Car, Deputy Fires Weapon

At around 9:36 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Northbound I-680 at Pacheco Blvd in...

Deputy Sheriffs and Police Officers’ Associations Endorse Paul Graves For Interim District Attorney

Law Enforcement Associations in Contra Costa County announced they are united in endorsing Paul Graves for interim Contra Costa District Attorney. STATEMENT “We have either met...

Glazer Calls on Congress to Remove Names of Confederate Leaders From Public Places

Sen. Glazer’s Senate Joint Resolution 15 (2016) (29-3-8 in the Senate on June 30, 2016; 59-7-14 in the Assembly on June 26, 2016) called...

Letter: Delta Veterans Group Thanks Volunteers for Help at Stand Down on the Delta

The Delta Veterans Group would like to thank all of the Volunteers that served at the Stand Down on the Delta, 2017! With your help,...

Fatal Traffic Crash East of Discovery Bay Shuts Down State Route 4

At roughly 4:30 am Friday, the a fatal vehicle crash has shut down both directions of State Route 4 after two vehicles tried to...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Free Adoptions This Saturday

All animal adoptions free to the public at CCAS’ Martinez and Pinole shelters as part of ‘Clear the Shelter Day’   Martinez, CA – Contra...

West Nile Virus Detected in Brentwood, Discovery Bay and Knightsen

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that one dead bird each from Danville and Discovery Bay, a...

BART Police Announce $10k Hiring Bonus to Promote Officer Recruitment

The BART Police Department is streamlining its hiring process and is now offering for the first time ever a $10,000 hiring bonus for academy...

Pleasant Hill Police Identify Carjacking, Kidnapping Suspect

The Pleasant Hill Police Department is seeking Vincent Wilson in connection with a carjacking,  kidnapping, felony evading and fleeing the scene of traffic collision...

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Rams Concord Police K9 Patrol Car

A Concord Police Officer and Police K9 were not injured in a stolen vehicle crash Monday night. According to Concord Police, just before midnight a...

Dental Assistant Pleads Guilty to Molesting Underage Patients

CONCORD, CA – In April of 2016, the Concord Police Department investigated a report of a child molestation that occurred at the La Clinica...

Pleasant Hill Police Say Mother and Two Year Old Injured in Carjacking, Kidnapping

On Monday, August 14th, at 7:19 AM the Martinez Police Department pursued a stolen vehicle into the city of Pleasant Hill. The Martinez Police...

DeSaulnier Statement on President Trump’s Response to Violence in Charlottesville

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after President Trump reiterated his belief that “both sides” were to blame...

Update: East Contra Costa Firefighters Contain 46 Acre Vegetation Fire in Byron

At 7:41 pm Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a vegetation fire along the Byron Highway in Bryon at...