Byron Bethany Irrigation District Responds to State’s Proposed $1.5 Million Penalty

(Tracy, Calif., July 20, 2015) – The Byron-Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) received notice Monday of a draft Administrative Civil Liability Complaint. The complaint, issued...

Lafayette Man Suspected In Walnut Creek Murder-Suicide

In the second such case of its kind to stun Central County in recent weeks, a man is suspected of murdering a woman –...

Sheriff’s Office: Three Awarded Medal of Valor

Contra Costa County Sheriff David O. Livingston recently awarded the Medal of Valor to several employees for their courageous and selfless actions: Sergeant Oscar Aranda...

Antioch: DUI Crash Injures 5 on Deer Valley Road Sunday Night

At 8:47 pm Sunday, Antioch Police officers responded to a report of a five-car accident at Deer Valley and Blue Rock Drive blocking the...

July 18-24 Highway 4 to See Lane Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule on Highway 4 which will bring Highway 4 Lane Closures between Pittsburg and Antioch. FULL FREEWAY...

Byron: Congressman McNerney to Host Community Meeting on Flood Maps and Insurance

On Monday, July 20, Congressman Jerry McNerney’s staff will be hosting a community meeting in Byron to discuss new flood plain maps which will...

Supervisor Piepho: Use Recycled Water for Construction Dust Suppression

In response to State red tape the prevented the Contra Costa Transportation Agency from using recycled water on the Highway 4-160 Connector Project, Supervisor...

Mortgage-Free Home to be Awarded to Military Hero at Leer Vineyards

Byron, Calif., (July 16, 2015) – A Purple Heart war hero will be surprised with the keys to a mortgage-free home on Friday, July...

Martinez: Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

The Costa Costa County Office of the Sheriff is asking for the public's assistance in trying to identify a burglary suspect. On July 5, 2015,...

Concord Police Locate Missing At-Risk Man

Concord Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing "at risk" person who is identified as Oskar Heintz, a 72 year...

Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested at N. Concord BART Station

An attempted murder suspect from Antioch was arrested at the N. Concord BART on Monday morning, according to the Concord Police Department. Around 11:20am, officers...

CHP Pursuit Ends with Two in Custody

According to the California Highway Patrol, at approximately 12:12 AM, a pursuit of a silver Dodge Charger was initiated by CHP - Solano. The...

July 11-17 Highway 4 to See Lane Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule on Highway 4 which will bring Highway 4 Lane Closures between Pittsburg and Antioch. FULL FREEWAY...

Temporary Change to Marine Access in Werner Dredger Cut Under Orwood Road Bridge

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has announced that beginning July 13 there will be temporary marine access under the Orwood Road Bridge...

Lafayette Police Seek Suspect in Assault With a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer

The Lafayette Police Department is currently looking for 28-year-old Alexander William Anderson in connection with a series of property crimes and an assault with...

East Bay Regional Park District Provides Toxic Algae Update

Due to the drought and unusually warm weather conditions, toxic blooms of blue-green algae and other water-quality issues are occurring more frequently in the...

Concord Police Seek Help in Capturing Suspected Serial Cat Burglar: Jason Lee Harris

Jason Lee Harris (03-02-1984), has been identified as a suspected serial cat burglar responsible for several residential break-ins in the central Concord area. Harris...

Byron: Firefighters Prevent Boat and RV Damage During 52-acre Fire

At 4:47 pm Wednesday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire along the Byron Highway in Byron. While en route,...

Lafayette Police Arrest Antioch Woman; Search Called Off for Suspect Who Pushed Officers

Lafayette police searched the creek bed behind the Lafayette Community Park Wednesday after a man they attempted to contact reportedly ran from them, escaping into...

School Districts Announce Policy for Providing Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Brentwood, Liberty, Byron, Oakley & Knightsen School Districts, today announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National...