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Symposium Offers Skills, Tips to Write Better Applications for Grants

PITTSBURG (MARCH 17, 2014) -- The popular workshop about writing better applications for grants will be returning to Pittsburg this March 26. “Because of the...

Clayton: Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Morgan Territory Road

At 11:23 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire and CALFIRE responded to a report of a motorcycle crash in the 4900 block of Morgan...

Update: Six Injured in Byron Highway Crash, Driver Arrested for DUI

At 11:02 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to Byron Highway near Kellogg Creek Road for a two-vehicle crash that...

Firefighters Save Part of Knightsen Home After Motorcycle Mishap Ignites Garage Fire

At 3:26 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the Town of...

Frazier: East Contra Costa Communities are in Peril Because Fire Protection District Lacks Funding...

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) released the following statement today regarding a recent Contra Costa County civil grand jury report that found...

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...

County Office of Education Announces the Death of Former Superintendent

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Office of Education sadly announced Friday that former Superintendent of Schools Joseph A. Ovick, Ed.D., died...

CHP to Host Workshop to Help Stop Teen Distracted Driving

MARTINEZ, CA – Automobile collisions have been the leading cause of death for American teens (15 to 19 years of age) for generations. Since...

Sheriff David Livingston Talks Sheriff Services with Antioch Rotary

On Thursday, Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston attended Antioch Rotary to highlight the Sheriff’s Office and what they do. He pointed out some people...

Saturday: Senator DeSaulnier to Host Mobile Office Hours in Bay Point

On Saturday June 22, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier will be hosting mobile office hours in Bay Point at the Ambrose Community Center between 10:00...

Feb 22-26: Highway 4 Road Work Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between February 22-26 which will see lane closures through Antioch and Pittsburg. FULL...

Contra Costa Elections Hosts Photo Contest for all Residents

The Contra Costa County Elections Division is kicking off 2016 in a fun, unique way. In what promises to be a busy year for elections,...

Hercules Police Arrest Man with $700k Worth of Marijuana

On March 3, 2015, at 2:04am, a Hercules Police Officer conducted a routine security check at the Franklin Canyon Golf Course. The officer located a...

Diane Burgis to Run for County Supervisor, Endorsed by Supervisor Piepho

Today, Diane Burgis, a trustee on the East Bay Regional Parks District Board, announced her candidacy for Contra Costa County Supervisor, District III. The...

Antioch Man Arrested in Walnut Creek for Mail Theft

The Walnut Creek Police Department announced the arrest of an Charlie Patterson, 30 of Antioch, who is suspected of stealing mail. According to Walnut Creek...

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation Offering Free Adoptions Through June 11

WALNUT CREEK, California – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek is offering waived adoption fees for ALL dogs, cats, puppies,...

Technology and Teamwork Lead to Arrest of Richmond Man

On Friday, a Deputy Sheriff patrolling West County received a message from his Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) that he was in the proximity...

May 23 – 27: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between May 23-27 which will see lane and local street closures in...

Vince Wells: Times Wrong About Contra Costa Fire Proposal

Vince Well put out a nice rebuttal in response to an editorial by the Contra Costa Times which opposed the $75 parcel tax. Mr....

East County: Winter Weather Advisory Issued Until 10:00 am Saturday

Just a reminder that tonight there is another freeze warning as well as a winter weather advisory  is in effect via the National Weather...