Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County Launches Recruitment for the Position of District Attorney

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors met Friday, June 23, 2017, to determine the process for filling the vacant office of the District...

Labor Groups Encourage Fairness and Transparency in Selection of Interim District Attorney

A letter was sent to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors by Labor Groups urging transparency and fairness in the appointment of the...

Groups to Oppose Secession Movement Underway in the Northgate Community

CONCORD  – Northgate Uncapped and The Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center (MDPJC), along with their network of members and supporters, will gather at the...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Friday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Friday June 23, 2017 for the San Francisco Bay Area—the fifth of the summer season. Concentrations of...

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after Senate Republican Leadership released their health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation...

Oakley Man Charged in Concord Murder

On Wednesday, the Concord Police Department announced that the Contra Costa County DA's Office charged Nicholas Jacobson, 27 year old Oakley resident, with first-degree...

Delta Legislative Caucus Objects to Governor’s Plan to Turn Management of ‘WaterFix’ Project Over...

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown’s push to expedite planning and construction of the disastrous Delta twin tunnels project violates key parts of the Delta...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thursday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Thursday June 22, 2017 for the San Francisco Bay Area—the fourth of the summer season. Concentrations of...

Three Sentenced to State Prison for Wage Theft, Tax Fraud and Insurance Fraud

On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Honorable Charles “Ben” Burch sentenced defendants Yu Chen, Feng Gu, and Rongdi Zheng to three years and four...

Dow, CH2M and Smithsonian Commit to Prepare and Inspire STEM Educators

Teachers from eight states will travel to Washington, D.C. this summer to begin a year-long professional development opportunity MIDLAND, Mich. -- A group of 38...

Heat Advisory Through Thursday, Pittsburg Announces Cooling Stations

The City of Pittsburg announced that with several days of temperatures in the triple digits forecast for the week beginning June 19, 2017, the...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Assist Elderly Female Fall Victim, Water Her Plants

According to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Engine 94 of Knightsen ran a call for an elderly female who had fallen outside...

Contra Costa Elections Hosts Photo Contest for All Residents

The Contra Costa County Elections Division is kicking off the 2018 election season in a fun, unique way. The office is holding a photo...

Pit Bull Shot and Killed During Concord SWAT Operation, Police K9 Recovering

The Concord Police Department announced Sunday that K9 "Hancock" will recover after bite injuries occurred during a SWAT call-out in Oakley on Saturday. According to...

Concord: Murder Suspect Located in Hospital After Vehicle Crash

The Concord Police Department reported late Saturday that a 27-year-old murder suspect they were searching for was located after being transported to a hospital...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Sunday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Sunday June 18, 2017 for the San Francisco Bay Area—the third of the summer season. Concentrations of...

Concord Police Search Oakley Home for Murder Suspect

On Saturday, Concord Police Department were in the City of Oakley serving a high-risk warrant for a murder suspect after a shooting that occurred...

Joint Statement on Concord GoMentum Funding

(SACRAMENTO) – Following Thursdays vote by the Legislature to approve $3.5 million in funding for the Concord GoMentum Station, Assemblymember Tim Grayson, former-Assemblymember Susan...

Martinez: Firefighters Battling a 5-Acre Fire Along Highway 4

At 8:42 pm Friday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a vegetation fire along westbound Highway 4 near Alhambra Ave in Martinez Upon arrival, firefighters...

Law Requires Posting of Public Notices Regarding Slavery and Human Trafficking

On Thursday, the Contra Costa County Human Trafficking Coalition, in collaboration with the District Attorney’s Office, worked with local law enforcement agencies to raise...