May 30-31: Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days

Maddie's® Pet Adoption Days is a two-day, fee-waived collaborative effort of countless people trying to save the lives of shelter animals, a testament to what...

Three Boaters Arrested for Boating Under the Influence During Memorial Day Weekend

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit saw a bit of activity during the traditional kickoff to boating season: 3 -...

San Pablo Police Commander Arrested on DUI Charges in Lake County

According to the Lake County Sheriffs Department, San Pablo Police Commander David Krastof, 47, was arrested at 11:48 pm Sunday for a DUI. In response,...

Keusch: Memorial Day is a Day to Respect, A Day to Honor, a Day...

So many these days celebrate Memorial Day with a BBQ and a few friends, a couple cold beers and maybe even a baseball game....

Sheriffs Marine Patrol: Delta Blitz Operation this Weekend, Start of Boating Season

With the Memorial Day weekend and the opening of boating season, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit would like...

Partially-Filled Neglected Pools May Increase Risk of West Nile Virus

That is the question daunting an estimated 1.8 million California swimming pool owners who, along with the rest of us, are facing tough choices...

Steve Glazer Wins State Senate Seat, Defeats Bonilla

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer defeated Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla in the Special Election to fill Mark DeSaulniers vacant seat Tuesday. With 100% precincts reporting, Glazer scored...

CHP says Big Rig Driver Dies After Highway 242 Accident Tuesday Night

A traffic accident on 242 in Concord at Olivera Rd has caused the California Highway Patrol to issue a SIG Alert in both directions...

Senate District 7 Results: Steve Glazer Jumps Out to Early Lead

Steve Glazer continues to hold a lead over Susan Bonilla Tuesday Night as election results continue to come in. With 93,076 votes counted, Glazer...

Update: Horse Dies After Fall at Briones Regional Park

According to the East Bay Regional Park District, crews are trying to rescue a horse who fell down an embankment on the Spengler Trail...

May 20: AMR Offers Free CPR Training in a Nationwide Effort to Save Lives

(Contra Costa County)– If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? On May 20, in observation of National...

County Elections Returns Petition to Recall Supervisor Mitchoff to Proponents Citing “Errors”

MARTINEZ --The Contra Costa Elections Office Monday returned a proposed Petition to recall Contra Costa Supervisor Karen Mitchoff to the proponents, finding upon a...

Contra Costa Transportation Authority Delivers A Smooth Ride for Cyclists

WALNUT CREEK, CA – As Bike to Work Day 2015 arrives, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) continues to deliver new bicycle and pedestrian...

Contra Costa Honored for Timely Treatment of Heart Attacks

Contra Costa Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Bronze Award for its work optimizing the care of heart...

Bonilla Files FPPC Complaint Against Koch Brothers Front Group for Violating Political Reform Act

Washington, DC-based “Independent Women’s Voice” funded by East Coast billionaires trying to dictate their choice, Steve Glazer, to East Bay voters – The Susan Bonilla...

Contra Costa: Annual CTE/ROP Students of Excellence Awards Ceremony Honors 37 Students

CONCORD, Calif., May 8, 2015 – On Thursday, May 7, the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) honored 37 high school students, representing 24...

Contra Costa Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking and Pimping Charges

SANTA ANA – A Contra Costa County man was convicted Friday of sex trafficking, pimping and pandering charges after he trafficked a northern California...

EBMUD: Drought Causes Changes in Taste and Smell of Tap Water

OAKLAND, May 7, 2015 — Another year of drought and record-low water storage projections pushed East Bay Municipal Utility District to make two changes...

Contra Costa Sheriff Looking for Missing At-Risk Juvenile

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are investigating a missing person case. 14-year-old Priscilla Bruno was reported missing to the Office...

BART Warns Riders that Major Delays Are Expected into Commute Hours

Due to repairs to a San Francisco BART Track that will last into the evening commute hours, major delays are expected throughout the day. BART...