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Brentwood: Man Injured After Vehicle Crashes Down Embankment on Marsh Creek Road

At 4:49 pm Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle crash in the 18000 block of...

Ironhouse Sanitary District Hosts Cooking Grease and CFL Bulb Recycling Day

Delicious meals bring families and friends together during the holidays but don’t let a clogged drain spoil your plans this holiday season. Cooking Fats, Oils...

The Holiday Spirit of Giving Showcased at the Marsh Creek Detention Facility

County’s collaborative program celebrates its 26th year of bringing joy to local at-risk children CLAYTON, Calif – For the 26th straight year, a number of representatives...

Updated: Contra Costa CASE Team Arrests Nine Suspects After Investigation

After a months-long investigation into a gang in East Contra Costa County that was allegedly transferring firearms illegally, law enforcement officers on Wednesday executed...

Contra Costa County Probation Department to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders

Contra Costa County’s Probation Department will get a boost in its efforts to ensure that high-risk, felony and repeat DUI offenders are complying with...

Morgan Territory Road Scheduled to Reopen on November 18

Morgan Territory Road is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, November 18th at 5:00 p.m. The road was closed in February due to a large...

Reward Increased in Blackhawk Hit and Run Vehicle Crash

The reward being offered in the August 18, 2017 vehicle collision into an office building in Blackhawk has doubled to $5,000. The reward, being...

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on House Passage of the GOP Tax Scam

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after Republicans voted to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1)...

Board of Supervisors Extend Deadline For Two Appointments to East Contra Costa Fire Board

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking individuals to serve on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District’s (ECCFPD) Board of Directors. The...

Guaranteed Carpool Parking Program Expands to Orinda and Rockridge

Beginning November 13th, BART will reserve parking spaces in the permit area at the Orinda and Rockridge BART stations for commuters using the carpool...

Highway 4 Lanes Blocked After Vehicle Crash Near Loveridge

At 8:06 am Tuesday, Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on westbound Highway 4 near Loveridge...

Byron: Head on Crash Shuts Down Vasco Road at Camino Diablo

At 4:05 am Tuesday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a head-on vehicle crash at Vasco Road...

Saint Mary’s College Student Present Across The Aisle Discussion On Need For Bipartisanship

Members of the Saint Mary’s College of California Young Democrats and College Republicans student clubs have joined together to present Across the Aisle, a...

Brentwood: Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Balfour Road

At 5:42 pm, East Contra Costa Fire was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash in the 300 block of Balfour Road near...

Antioch Set to Approve Sale of Humphrey’s Building to Sean McCauley Investments

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council will discuss the potential sale of the Humphrey’s building where it could potentially become the third location of...

3rd Annual Wreaths Across America Set for Dec. 16, Purchase Wreaths by Nov. 27

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 the 3rd Annual Wreaths Across America wreath-laying ceremony will be held at Brentwood Cemetery, 11545 Brentwood Boulevard, Brentwood, beginning...

Community College District Board Member Timothy J. Farley Wins National Government Relations Award

MARTINEZ, CA – Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board member Timothy J. Farley has received the national 2017 Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation. ...

City of Martinez and Martinez Unified School District Urged to Move to District Elections

The way elections are conducted in the City of Martinez and the School District could soon be changing from at-large to district elections. Recently, both...

Nov. 13-16: Road Work Set for Vasco Road

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform roadwork on Vasco Road from the Alameda County line north to Camino Diablo Road November 13-16,...

Contra Costa Sheriffs Office Disputes Series of SF Chronicle Columns, Calls it One-Sided!

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff issued the following response to allegations made about the West County Detention Facility in the SF...