Nov. 9 – 13: Highway 4 to See Full Freeway Closure, Lane and Ramp...

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule on Highway 4 as there are multiple activities causing a full freeway closure, lane closures,...

Two Crowned During Miss Contra Costa County Scholarship Pageant

SAN RAMON, CA – While the audience cheered them on, 14 women from Contra Costa County graced the stage of the California High School...

Weather Alert: Cold Front Expected to Bring Rain and Thundershowers

A weather alert was issued Saturday night which is expected to last through Monday with a cold system from Alaska which will produce rain...

Contra Costa County Sheriff Investigates In-Custody Death

At about 1:36 this afternoon, a Deputy Sheriff discovered a male inmate unresponsive in his cell. CPR was started by Deputies and responding jail...

Resident Sees Large Insurance Premium Increase Due to Poor ECCFPD Fire Coverage

For years, the members of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District have warned the public that insurance rates would increase if fire stations...

Oakley’s Fire Board Appointees Miss on Average 30% of Boards Meetings

As the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District continues to find ways to become a self-sufficient District and re-open stations, board members have come...

Highway 4: Westbound Traffic on State Route 4 Gets Some Relief

November 3, 2015: The Highway 4 Project hit another milestone this week with the opening of two new lanes of traffic on westbound Highway...

ECCFPD Approves Task Force Report in 6-2 Vote, 4th Fire Station Could Become Reality

After more than a 2-hour discussion Monday night on whether or not to accept a report by a Task Force aimed at opening a...

November 2-6: Highway 4 Traffic Updates

Here is a look at this weeks Highway 4 Construction Schedule where commuters will see lane closures on Highway 4 Monday – Friday. FULL FREEWAY...

Martinez: Two Teens Killed During Vehicle Collision on Franklin Canyon Road

Two teenage girls were killed Sunday morning around 3:00 am when the Toyota Solara, they were passengers in, traveled off the road and into...

Monday: Task Force Set to Propose Funding 4th Fire Station as Temporary Band-Aid

On November 2, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will be presenting a proposal by a local Task Force of stakeholders who are...

Disposal Service Launches Paperless Billing Initiative, $2 Donated to Food Bank

For the fifth year in a row, Oakley Disposal Service, Discovery Bay Disposal Service and Brentwood Disposal Service are strengthening their commitment to the...

County Clerks Office to Perform Weddings with Costumes

On Friday, the Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder will be more festival than normal as they will honor Halloween by performing weddings in costume. According to...

Nov 2: Road Work to Begin on Kirker Pass Road

Contra Costa County Public Works will perform road work on Kirker Pass Road at the intersections of Hess Road (north) and Nortonville Road starting...

Contra Costa Health Services Partners with Police to Reduce Psychiatric Emergency Calls

A new partnership with Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is helping police agencies within the county to reduce potentially dangerous psychiatric incidents by connecting...

American Medical Response Announces Purchase of Rural/Metro

American Medical Responses announced Wednesday that they have acquired Rural/Metro and are now one company. The move means Rural/Metro is now closed. AMR announced that...

Report: Most Children’s Deaths in Contra Costa Reviewed by Expert Team Were Preventable

CONCORD —  According to the recently released Contra Costa County Child Death Report, most deaths of children in Contra Costa between the years of...

FEMA Encourages Californian’s to Purchase Flood Insurance as El Niño Approaches

Last week, FEMA came out and encouraged Californian's to purchase flood insurance as El Niño is approaching this winter. In California, flooding seems like a...

Oct. 26-30: Highway 4 Traffic Updates

Here is a look at this weeks Highway 4 Construction Schedule where commuters will see lane closures on Highway 4 Monday – Friday. FULL FREEWAY...

Contra Costa Transportation Authority Launches Public Outreach Effort

WALNUT CREEK, California – The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is launching a major effort to solicit input into what transportation projects and programs...