Contra Costa to Move Ahead with Laura’s Law Program in February

A new program from Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) will allow the county to request court-appointed outpatient treatment for people with severe mental illness,...

East Bay Youth Invited to Two Upcoming Parks Job Fairs

The East Bay Regional Park District and two East Bay mayors invite young people ages 15 to 24 to the Park District’s annual job...

January 25-29: Highway 4 Road Work Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between January 25-29 which will see a full freeway closer in the...

Dr. Condoleezza Rice Headlines 30th Anniversary of East Bay USA

Concord, CA – The East Bay Leadership Council celebrated the 30th Anniversary of East Bay USA with a presentation from the 66th United States...

Contra Costa Community College District Trustee Accused of Living Outside His District

The Contra Costa County Community College District confirmed this week that one of its trustees, John T. Nejedly, was living outside of not only...

Local Wineries Score Big in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

With more than 7,100 entries in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, local wines from Contra Costa, Clarksburg, Livermore and Lodi held their own...

National Weather Service Warns of Rain Beginning Thursday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a weather alert warning of rain beginning Thursday night with rain through Saturday. The storm will also bring...

Family Law Cases to be Heard at Arnason Justice Center in Pittsburg

Contra Costa County has added additional services to East Contra Costa as the Honorable Anita Santos (Department 2) began hearing all assigned family law...

National Weather Service Issues Urban and Small Steam Flood Advisory

At 4:30 am Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for most of the San Francisco bay Area, including Contra Costa County. The...

CHP Reporting Three Separate Mudslides Along Marsh Creek Road

According to the California Highway Patrol, they have reports of three separate locations where a mudslide has occurred along Marsh Creek Road between Brentwood...

January 18-22: Highway 4 Road Work Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between January 18-22 which will see lane closures through Antioch and Pittsburg...

Full House: Contra Costa Animal Services Officers Free Pet Adoptions

This weekend, the Contra Costa Animal Services will be offering free pet adoptions to kick off the New Year as they have a full...

Martinez Police Investigating Wing Stop Armed Robbery, Seek Public’s Help

The Martinez Police Department are investigating a robbery that occurred on January 14 at 10:30 pm at Wing Stop on Arnold Drive. According to Martinez...

Martinez City Councilwoman to Run for Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Seat

A Martinez Councilwoman has announced her intention to run for a seat held by Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Federal Glover since 2000. On...

National Weather Service Says Rain Expected Through Tuesday

The National Weather Service stated Thursday that rain is expected to last through Tuesday as the San Francisco Bay Area will experience a series...

$12 Parcel Tax Proposed for All Nine Bay Area Counties for Bay Restoration

On Wednesday, the San Francisco Bay Area Restoration Authority, a regional government entity, approved a measure that would place a $12 annual parcel tax...

Hardcastle Calls For State Route 239, Connectors to Byron Airport Inclusion in County’s Transportation...

On Wednesday, Oakley City Councilman and candidate for District 3 County Supervisor Doug Hardcastle called for State Route 239, the route between Brentwood and...

Diane Burgis, Vanessa Perry Recognized for Efforts to Combat Suicide in Contra Costa

OAKLEY, CA – At today’s meeting of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor, Diane Burgis, the Contra Costa Crisis Center and Safekeepers were...

Congressman DeSaulnier Announces Guest for State of the Union

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his guest for the 2016 State of the Union address is Amanda Wilcox, Legislation and...

Woman Released from Martinez Detention Facility Begins Vandalizing Vehicles in Parking Lot

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office announced the felony vandalism arrest of Chelsy Ginochio, 35 of Antioch, Monday morning. According to Jimmy Lee, sheriffs spokesperson,...