Jan 2: Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Friday, January 2, 2015 in the Bay Area. Wood burning is banned both indoors and...

BART Will Run Until 3 am on New Year’s Eve 2014

BART announced that a special service to and from San Francisco will begin at 8 pm New Years Eve. Let BART help you ring in...

PG&E Offers Safety Tips for Upcoming High Wind Advisory Storm

A strong wind storm is being forecasted beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) and lasting through 10 a.m. Wednesday. Winds will reach 20 to...

Dec. 28: Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued

Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Sunday for the full 24 hours. Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be...

Contra Costa County Sheriff: Suspected DUI Drivers Collide with Patrol Vehicles

In a two-week period this month, suspected DUI drivers twice collided with Office of the Sheriff patrol cars. In the first incident, Deputy Sheriffs were...

District Attorney Responds to Contra Costa County Public Defenders False Accusations

Martinez, CA – Last week, at a noontime rally, Contra Costa Public Defender Robin Lipetzky and Deputy Public Defender Brandon Banks made several allegations...

CHP Contra Costa: Traffic Stop Nets Subject Failing to Register as Sex Registrant

On December 23, a CHP - Contra Costa Officer stopped for a disabled vehicle that was so grossly overloaded with cardboard that the trailer...

PG&E Pays $32 Million in Property Taxes to Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

OAKLAND, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) increased its payment of property taxes sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments...

Sleigh-Full of Toys and Treats to Arrive at Contra Costa Animal Services

The "creatures will be stirring" at Contra Costa County Animal Services in Martinez at noon on Friday when dozens of toys and treats arrive...

Jan. 7: Contra Costa Water District to Discuss a 3.5% Rate Increase

A Public Hearing, where treated and untreated water revenue increases will be considered, will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The Board will consider...

Candidate For 7th Senate District Supports Contra Costa County Supervisor Referendum

California State Senate Candidate Mark Meuser affirmed his support of a union led referendum to allow voters to accept or reject a 33% raise...

Contra Costa: Crackdown on Drunk Driving During The Holiday Season

CA — This time of year, with all the holiday parties and festivities, many party-goers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating with alcohol,...

CHP-Contra Costa: Church Donates 70 Boxes of Toys for Toy Drive

MARTINEZ, Calif. - Pastor Monty Stewart, his wife Janelle Stewart, and Carin Musak with the Christ Community Church of the Nazarene brought in 70...

BART Citizen Review Board Considers Recommendation on Transgender Policy

The Citizen Review Board that advises BART Police is considering a recommendation that BART PD adopt a policy for interactions with transgender people. “Most law...

Supervisor Piepho: Help Us Fight Hunger

For every $1 donated, the Food Bank is able to distribute $4 of nutritious food.  Food Bank serves 1 in 8 residents. $0.96 of every...

Contra Costa Water District Set to Interview Six Finalist for Division 5 Seat

The Contra Costa Water District is set to interview six finalist for the Board of Directors Division 5 seat on Dec. 10th. The vacancy is...

Veterinary Dentists Are Bringing Shelter Pets and Adopters Together

Martinez, CA (Dec. 3, 2014) – Pets in animal shelters have a new ally in their search for homes: veterinary dentists. Thanks to the Foundation...

Contra Costa County: Flood Advisory in Effect Until 9:00 pm

For the second day in a row, the National Weather Service has announced a flood advisory in the San Francisco Bay Area which also...

Park District Police Offering $10,000 Reward in Oakland Hills Slaying

The East Bay Regional Park District is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting death of an...

Sheriffs Office: Sandbags Being Made Available

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff has announced that with expected showers coming this weekend, sandbags will be available for the unincorporated...