Contra Costa County

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Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Downtown Martinez

On Sept. 10th, 2017 at 11:31 am, Martinez Police Officers were dispatched to a pedestrian that had been struck by a train at the...

Antioch: Man Shot on Highway 4 Drives Himself to Hospital

On Friday, Sept. 8, at about 9:34 PM a freeway shooting occurred on SR-4 eastbound around Somersville Road in Antioch according to the City of...

Byron: 15-Year-Old Crashes on Motorcycle While Performing Jump, Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 9:38 am Saturday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a motorcycle dirt bike accident at Diablo MX...

BART Police Searching for Missing East Bay Man

The BART Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 81-year-old man whose car was located at the Orinda BART...

Campos Family Vineyards Hosts Petty Theft During Summerfest in the Vines Series

The community is invited to join Campos Family Vineyards as they continue their Summerfest in the Vine Series on Saturday Night as they host...

Bay Area Rescues Receive Animal Evacuees from Hurricane Irma’s Path

Dogs and Cats from Florida Rescue Will Soon Be Ready for Local Adoption WALNUT CREEK, CA – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), along...

Detectives Arrest Lafayette Man in Child Pornography Case

On Wednesday, Lafayette police officers arrested 58-year-old Richard Chew of Lafayette. An arrest warrant had been issued for Chew. On August 19, 2017, the Contra...

Sustainable Contra Costa 2017 Leadership in Sustainability Award Winners

The awards will be presented at The 9th Annual  Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability Awards Gala: an inspiring evening of hope and celebration, supporting...

Bay Point: Temporary Road Closure Set for Canal Road at Alves Lane

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has announced it will close Canal Road at Alves Lane at the Contra Costa Canal Bridge for...

Contra Costa Young Democrats Blast Trump Administration for Ending DACA Program

Nearly one million people across the country to face deportation unless Congress acts   Martinez, CA — Today, the Trump Administration announced the end of DACA,...

Assemblyman Jim Frazier Statement on Trump’s Decision to End DACA

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) today issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced today it will end the Deferred Action...

Sen. Glazer Supports Dreamers, Calls on Congress to Protect Them

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, released this statement in reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

Fire Destroys Bethel Island Home, Firefighters Save Neighboring Homes

At 10:16 pm Monday, East Contra Contra Costa Fire Protection District units were dispatched to Bethel Island in the 2500 block of Taylor Road...

County to Begin Roadwork on Marsh Creek Road

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform work on Marsh Creek Road from Deer Valley Road to the Clayton City limits, from September...

BART Awarded, Grateful for $8.7M in Federal Security Funds

On Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded BART $8,798,769 for two security projects after a competitive selection process. BART received the highest award...

Sutter Delta Medical Center Reduces Energy Usage by 17 Percent

By their very nature hospitals are energy‐intensive facilities. Read how one hospital sought to change that. Hospitals consume more energy per square foot than any...

Spare the Air Alert Continues into Sunday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect for Sunday 3 for the San Francisco Bay Area — the fourth day in a row...

Byron: Two Struck by Vehicle After Shots Fired Near Aloha Club

At about 2:04 AM Saturday,  Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a report of a shooting on the 3000 block of Taylor Road in Bryon. Callers...

Excessive Heat Warning Continues Across Bay Area

An Excessive Heat Warning continues until 9:00 pm Monday with Daytime temperatures in the range from 95 degrees to 105 degrees in many inland...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire Along Marsh Creek Road

At 1:39 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the area of...