Brentwood: Vehicle Accident Results in 12-Acre Vegetation Fire

At 6:37 pm Wednesday, East Contra Costa Firefighters responded to a report of a solo vehicle crash off the roadway which resulted in the...

Contra Costa Fire Temporarily Reopens Station 6 in Downtown Concord

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County are proud to announce the reopening of previously de-staffed Engine 6 from the Downtown Concord Fire...

Sheriffs Office: Do Not Leave Dogs in Parked Vehicles

Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched at about 2 PM on Tuesday to a dog in distress at the Contra Costa Regional Medical...

Danville: All Wars Memorial Vandalism Reward Increased to $12,000

The investigation into the June 8, 2015 vandalism at the All Wars Memorial at Oak Hill Park continues as police seek to speak to...

East County: Heat Advisory in Effect Until 9pm Wednesday

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory which is in effect until 9:00 pm Wednesday as temperatures are expected to hit as high...

Firefighters Reminds Public that Fireworks are Illegal in Contra Costa County

The Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County issued a reminder that ALL fireworks of any kind including the "safe and sane" type are ILLEGAL...

CHP: Celebrate Independence Day Responsibly, Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

The Fourth of July is just around the corner! As we prepare to celebrate our nation's independence, the men and women of the California...

June 29-July 3: Highway 4 to see Freeway and Lane Closures

Here is a look at the Highway 4 Construction for June 29 through July 3. This week, State Route 4 will have a full...

Heat Advisory: Weather Alert Issued for East County

The National Weather Service has issued a Weather Alert Warning for inland locations with a rapid rise in temperatures. On Tuesday and Wednesday, inland...

Byron-Bethany Irrigation District Files Lawsuit to Retain Water Rights

Irrigation District Pursues Legal Action to Retain Water Rights for Hundreds of Local Farmers, Ranchers and Families Lawsuit responds to State Water Resources Control Board...

BART Police Adopt Policy for Interactions with Transgender People

BART Police have adopted a recommendation from the Citizen Review Board for police interactions with transgender people. "This policy is a reflection of our commitment...

High Temperatures Expected to Hit East Contra Costa Thursday Afternoon

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in East Contra Costa County are expected to hit 100 plus degrees in the afternoon. Expected Highs: Antioch -...

Sheriff: Man Dies at United Sportsman Gun Club After Accidentally Shooting Himself

At about 4:41 PM pm Wednesday, the Office of the Sheriff dispatch received a report of someone being shot at the United Sportsman Gun Club...

Sheriff’s Office Issue Update in Tuesdays Highway 4 Homicide, Say its Gang-Related

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are investigating a homicide that occurred last night in Bay Point. On Tuesday at about...

Contra Costa Animal Services Seek Information on Deceased Dog Found in Canal With Legs...

Martinez CA, On Monday June 22, 2015, workers found a deceased dog in the Contra Costa Water District Canal at Walnut Ave near Oak...

Contra Costa Sheriff Investigating Second Homicide on Highway 4 in Three Days

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is investigating a homicide that occurred at the San Marco exit near Highway 4 Tuesday night...

East County Police Departments Participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

Officers from across East Contra Costa County participated in a leg of the Special Olympics Torch Run from Brentwood to Pittsburg on Tuesday which...

Contra Costa Firefighter Donates Bone Marrow to Patient Diagnosed with Leukemia

Daniel Andrade, a local firefighter who recently graduated from the Contra Costa County Fire Academy is helping his community in more ways than one. In...

June 20-26: Highway 4 Includes Lane and Freeway Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 and State Route 160 which includes multiple lane closures and a freeway...

Byron: Vegetation Fire Spreads to House, Causes $50k in Damages

At 6:24 pm Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire which caught a fence on...