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Off-Duty Sergeant Finds $120k in Cash on Concord Blvd, Owner Located

CONCORD, Calif. - Recently an off-duty Sergeant with the California Highway Patrol, assigned to the Contra Costa CHP office, found over $120,000.00 in cash...

First Case of Enterovirus-D68 Reported in Contra Costa County

MARTINEZ – Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) confirmed today that a county resident was diagnosed with enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68), a virus that causes respiratory illness. The...

Insurance Fraud Defendant Indicted for Ten Counts of Solicitation to Commit Murder

MARTINEZ, CA -- Mark A. Peterson, District Attorney of Contra Costa County, announces that on October 15, 2014, a grand jury voted to indict...

American Medical Response Offers Ebola Guidance

(Contra Costa County) – There are many infectious illnesses managed every day by healthcare professionals, across the U.S. The healthcare community - including American...

Contra Costa County: Large Weapons Seizure by CASE Team

Following a months-long investigation by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, the Contra Costa County Anti-Violence Support Effort (CASE) team confiscated more than...

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Set to Vote on $31,733 Salary Increase

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will vote to adjust their annual salary in the form of a $31,7333 raise.  This...

CHP: Are You at Risk for Identity Theft?

Identity Theft is a significant issue that affected over 13 million US citizens last year, nearly 2 million in California alone. The total cost...

Walnut Creek: All Abilities Playground Set to Open Oct. 25

The City of Walnut Creek Recreation Department announced today that the new All Abilities Playground opening date is set for Saturday, October 25.  A...

Letter: Local 1, Board of Supervisor Pay Raise A Bad Decision and Self-Serving

When news first broke last week, many seemed to be rightfully angry at, and felt completely disenfranchised by, the Contra Costa County Supervisors’ vote...

Firefighters Local 1230 Vote “No Confidence” in Chief Henderson

The union representing East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters took a vote of no confidence in Fire Chief Hugh Henderson last week. In a...

Transcript: Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Vote for $32k Raise

By way of a 4-1 vote Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to increase their salaries by $32,000. Under the ordinance, each...

Contra Costa Employer Fraud Task Forces Targets Residential Home Industry for Underground Economy Violations

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A multi-agency task force led by Contra Costa District Attorney Mark A. Peterson served search warrants on four residential care homes...

Opinion: Deputy Sheriffs Association Wrong in Suing County Supervisors

It’s safe to say that when Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Karen Mitchoff stated that damage has been done between labor unions and...

Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff To Update Uniforms

Contra Costa County Sheriff David O. Livingston has approved a change in uniform for the Office of the Sheriff. The Office has now begun...

County Set to Reduce Auto Aid to East Contra Costa Fire

On Tuesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Carman provided a report to the Board on a plan to further reduce aid...

Claiming Threats, Deputy Sheriffs Association Sues Four Contra Costa Supervisors

Four-of-five Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors have been named in a federal lawsuit over allegations of intimidation and threats of retaliation after a...

Contra Costa County Elections Looking for Poll Workers

The election is just a month away, but there is still time for those interested in serving their community and making $125 in the...

Contra Costa Deputy Sheriffs Association Starts Petition to Reverse Supervisor Salary Increase

In response to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voting to give themselves a 33% pay raise on Nov. 4, the Contra Costa...

Walnut Creek: Firefighters Respond to Explosion With Injuries

At 10:00 am Friday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to an explosion on the 500 Block of Sunnyvale in Walnut Creek. There was a...

Bay Point: Fatal Incident Shuts Down Eastbound Highway 4

At 2:58 pm Saturday, authorities responded to a report of a traffic accident in the center divide with airbags deployed. Upon arrival, one person...