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Point in Time Survey Shows Antioch Has Most Homeless in Contra Costa County

On May 9, Contra Costa County released its results of its 2018 Point in Time Count which is a one-day census of persons experiencing...

BART Police Report Robberies and Violent Crime Down Amid Increase in Felony Arrests

New data indicates stepped up patrols and innovative deployment strategies are starting to have a positive impact, with crime stats showing a downward trend...

One in Five Kids Not Ready for Kindergarten in Contra Costa County, New Report...

First 5 Urges School Districts, Counties to Expand Access to Early Childhood Programs One out of five children in Contra Costa County is not ready...

Contra Costa County Library launches Video Storytime

The Contra Costa County Library is now offering Video Storytime through the Library’s YouTube channel. Starting Monday, Video Storytime will be available at youtube.com/user/theccclib...

Highway 4 Reopens After Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Westbound Direction in Antioch

At 10:34 pm Monday, Highway 4 at Hillcrest was shut down after an 8-vehicle crash involved a big rig blocking all four lanes of...

Park District Named 2018 Legacy Award Winner for Innovation by East Bay EDA

The East Bay Regional Park District has been named the 2018 Legacy Award Winner by East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) at...

District Attorney Becton Announces Renewed Efforts to Combat Elementary School Truancy

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is asking every elementary school principal to partner with the District Attorney’s Office to...

Newberry, Wacht Win Antioch Speedway Fair Time Races

Antioch, CA -- Bob Newberry scored the 25 lap All Star Series Wingless Spec Sprint Main Event victory Saturday night at Antioch Speedway. The...

Register by Monday to Vote in June Election

The Contra Costa Elections Division reminds all residents that the deadline to register or re-register to vote in the June 5th Statewide Direct Primary...

Discovery Bay: Three Injured in Saturday Night Vehicle Crash

At 9:54 pm Saturday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report by the California Highway Patrol of a hit and run...

CCTA 2018 Bike and Pedestrian Plan Released

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority has released the Public Review Draft Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The Public Review Draft CBPP and appendices can...

Assemblymember Grayson Announces State Funding for I-680/SR 4 Interchange Improvements

Concord, CA – Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) announced that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has approved $34 million in funding for improvements of...

County Public Works Reminds Drivers to Observe Caution Around Brentwood During U-Pick Season

Brentwood, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works, in coordination with the Brentwood U-Pick Season, has placed a message board on Walnut Boulevard (North...

Walnut Creek Police Say Husband Murdered Wife, Then Committed Suicide

On May 15, at 1:29 p.m., Walnut Creek Police Department officers responded to a residence on the 1800 block of Holland Drive to conduct...

XO Festival Kicks Off Inaugural Bay Area Music Festival

ANTIOCH, Calif. -- XO Music Festival kicks off July 2018 making its debut as the Bay Area's premier music, art, food and fun festival. With festivals...

Impressive Turnout for East County Special Olympics Event in Brentwood

BRENTWOOD, Calif. – On May 11, approximately 415 student athletes hit track and field facility at Liberty High School, Brentwood for the annual Special...

43 Students Honored at Annual CTE/ROP Students of Excellence Awards Ceremony

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – On Tuesday, May 8, the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) honored 43 high school students, representing 25 schools...

Updated: Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Fire in Martinez Wednesday

At 6:34 pm Wednesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the 2400 block of Franklin Canyon Rd in the City of...

East Contra Costa Fire Response Times at 8:14 Minutes in April

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of April they had 617 service calls with an average response time...

Contra Costa County Clean Slate Day Set for May 19 in Antioch

Martinez, Calif. – This Saturday is Clean Slate Day in Antioch that allows individuals to apply for and receive a reduction or dismissal of...