Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Contra Costa Detectives Seek Additional Victims in Child Molestation Case

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking additional possible victims in a child molestation case. Earlier this year, Detectives arrested 26-year-old JB...

BART Unveils New Train For Upcoming Service to Antioch

Antioch, CA – The BART to Antioch Extension Project marked another important milestone Thursday morning, with BART unveiling its sleek new diesel-powered trains, soon...

Contra Costa County Woman Dies From Flu Virus

Contra Costa Health Services announced yesterday that a 48-year-old woman died earlier this week in the county’s first flu death of the season. According to...

Tri Delta Transit Introduces New Schedule Effective February 19

ANTIOCH, CA – To respond to changes in traffic patterns associated with the Highway 4 widening project, Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri Delta...

Directors: Labor Agreement Addressed Long-Term Solvency of BART

The following op-ed was submitted by BART Directors Gail Murray and Joel Keller who explained how the negotiations addressed the long-term solvency of BART. Below...

Pittsburg Duo Arrested for Robbery by Walnut Creek Police

Earlier this week, Walnut Creek Police arrested two Pittsburg residents on robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery charges. On Friday, the District Attorney filed...

10 Straight: Winter Spare the Air Alert Called For Tuesday

For the 10th day in a row, wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Tuesday for the full 24 hours with exemptions...

ECCFPD: Fourth of July Activity Report

I received word this morning from East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Hugh Henderson that the District ran a total of 20...

Rep. McNerney Pushes for Investment in Water Infrastructure

Washington, DC – As the current administration prepares to announce elements of its infrastructure proposal, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced legislation calling for the authorization...

Update: Bay Point Man Arrested on Child Molestation Charges Identified As Dead Inmate

On Thursday, June 23 at about 7:15 am, an inmate during morning recreation time at the Martinez Detention Facility notified a Deputy that there...

Updated: Fatal Crash Shuts Down Marsh Creek Road

A fatal vehicle accident shut down Marsh Creek Road in both directions at 3:27 am according to the California Highway Patrol. At 4:10 am, a...

Sustainable Contra Costa Hosts Series of Workshops in March

Sustainable Contra Costa has SEVEN workshops coming up in March throughout the county which includes a March 11 event in Pittsburg, CA. Non-Toxic Pest Control Kelley...

March 14 – 18: Highway 4 Lane Closures Set Through Antioch

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between March 14-18 which will see lane closures through Antioch. FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES: State...

County Workers to Confront Board of Supervisors on the Loss of $21 Million for...

Employees in Contra Costa County to Present a Report Card to the Board of Supervisors Exposing Failures in Safety, Services, and Retention (Martinez, CA) –...

CONFIRE Closes 3 Stations, 2 to Part-time

Very sad news today as the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD) has closed three of its stations and reduced two stations to...

Update 3.0: Antioch Mayors Race Separated by 129 Votes, Killings Increases Lead in Pittsburg

The Contra Costa County Elections Office released updated results Friday afternoon from the November 8 election where they continue to count votes. According to the...

CHP: BB Gun Shot at Vehicle on I-680 in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek, Ca. – On Thursday, at about 11:50am, Contra Costa CHP received a call of possible shots fired at a vehicle in the...

Contra Costa County Anti-DUI Task Force Makes Nearly 200 Arrests

Two weeks into a countywide crackdown on impaired drivers, law enforcement agencies in Contra Costa have arrested 186 drivers for driving under the influence....

CHP Investigating Fatal Vehicle Crash in Pleasant Hill

On Saturday at about 10:14am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a two vehicle traffic collision on southbound Taylor Blvd, just north of Withers...

Concord: Suspect Charged With Murder in Suspicious Death Investigation

The Concord Police Department announced today that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged Ever Linares, 33 years old, with murder and other...