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...

Contra Costa Board of Supervisors Pass on Public Safety Tax for 2016 Election

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to pass on a county wide special tax to fund police and fire...

Air District Strengthens Wood Burning Rule

Changes intended to further protect residents from fine particle pollution in wood smoke SAN FRANCISCO - The Board of Directors of the Bay Area Air...

Opinion: Lets Fix the ECCFPD Funding Problem

The residents of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) are being treated as second class citizens in the Contra Costa County government...

Mosquitoes and Chickens in Martinez Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Fogging scheduled for Tuesday evening  CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that a group of mosquitoes and a...

Six Injured in Vasco Road Accident Sunday Night

At 6:56 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle accident at Vasco Road and Camino...

Oct 19-23: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures Throughout the Week

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