East Bay Regional Park District Purchases 646 Acres from the Nunn Family in Knightsen

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday to purchase 646 acres of farmland in eastern Contra Costa County to...

El Cerrito Police Seek Help from Public to Locate Murder Suspect

On Friday, November 27, 2015, the El Cerrito Police Department began an investigation into a report of a missing person, Mary Osibin (90 years...

Brentwood Replaces East Contra Costa Fire Board Citizen Appointees With Council Members

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council voted unanimously in a 4-0 vote to appoint City Council members Steve Barr and Erick Stonebarger to the...

Nerd Wallet: Discovery Bay Ranked in Top 20 of “Best Places for Young Families”...

This week, Nerd Wallet released its “Best Places for Young Families in Northern California” list and the Town of Discovery Bay made the top...

Dec. 14-18: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures, Hillcrest Ramp Closure

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between December 14-18 which includes lane closures on Highway 4 and a...

Kaleidoscope Provides 94 Comfort and Joy Baskets to Cancer Patients

As many are wrapping presents, decorating the tree and dreaming of the New Year, a whole different kind of celebrating is going on in...

Weather Alert Issued for Sunday in Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a warning regarding a significant storm expected for Sunday which will bring widespread rain and gusty winds. Here is...

Interfaith Council of Contra Costa Condemns Dangerous Rhetoric of Donald Trump

Walnut Creek, CA – The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County forthrightly, unequivocally, and clearly condemns the dangerous and inflammatory rhetoric of Mr. Donald...

ABC Confiscates over 40 Illegal Firearms including Assault Rifles in Martinez Illegal Stills are...

Martinez & Concord (December 10, 2015) - Agents of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) arrested a Martinez man and seized more...

Congressman DeSaulnier Announces Participation in the 2015 Congressional App Challenge

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announces he will be participating in the second annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for...

2015 East Contra Costa Christmas Light Displays

By popular demand of our readers, we have brought back our list of Christmas light displays throughout Antioch, Brentwood, Discovery Bay and Oakley. For...

Police Arrest Suspect in Orinda Home Invasion Robbery Where Nanny was Pistol Whipped

The suspect in a home invasion robbery that occurred on Tuesday on the first block of El Castillo in Orinda has been arrested. He...

Weather Alert Issued for Thursday in Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a warning for Thursday where they expect widespread rain and gusty winds.  The rain is expected to hit...

ECCFPD Board Votes 9-0 to Move Forward with Task Force Recommendations

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board voted unanimously to approve recommendations by the multi-jurisdictional Fire Task Force that would move forward recommendations...

Contra Costa: Arrests Made for Pointing Laser at STARR Helicopter

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff STARR helicopter has been struck by a green laser pointer in three separate incidents recently during...

ECCFPD to Vote to Finalize Task Force Recommendations, Supervisor Conditions

Monday night, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District comes full circle where they will decide whether to move forward or not with a...

Dec. 7-11: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures, Hillcrest Ramp Closure

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between December 7-11 which includes a full freeway closure on State Route...

CHP Helicopter Nearly Collides with Privately Owned Drone

A California Highway Patrol helicopter was forced to abandon a stolen vehicle search Saturday night after narrowly avoiding a mid-air collision with a drone,...

Bryan Scott: The Crisis in East County, Lives are at Risk

“We have a crisis in the East County,” said Gus Vina, City Manager of Brentwood, “and we all need to work together to come...

ECCFPD Average Response Time Hits 8-Minutes in November

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that its November response time hit an average of 8:00 minutes after responding to 563 service...