Supervisor Piepho Seeks Individuals to Serve on County Advisory Boards

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho is seeking motivated candidates to serve on the following county advisory committees: Emergency Medical Care Committee Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board Mental...

American Medical Response Offers Summery Safety Tips: Hydration Is A Must

(Concord, CA)- American Medical Response (AMR) reminds citizens of Contra Costa to stay hydrated when dealing with hot weather. This summer you might be...

San Pablo: Emergency Ambulance Traffic to Doctors Medical Center Ends on Aug. 7

San Pablo, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014—With Doctors Medical Center continuing to lose staff in the wake of an unsuccessful tax measure to keep the...

Senator DeSaulnier’s Statement on Independent Bay Bridge Reports

Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) issued the following statement on this coming Tuesday’s informational hearing of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. The subject of...

Risk of West Nile Virus Continues in Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that four more groups of mosquitoes, five more dead birds, and...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Friday July 25

  A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Friday, July 25, 2014 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are...

Contra Costa County Marine Patrol Welcomes Two New Vessels For Service

On July 9, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Patrol commissioned two new vessels for service in a ceremony held at...

DeSaulnier Bill to Consolidate Contra Costa County Offices Signed by Governor Brown

A bill by Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to help consolidate Contra Costa County offices was signed by Governor Brown today. SB 803 grants authority...

West Nile Virus Activity Heats Up in Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that three more chickens from Holland Tract, an area near Brentwood,...

Boating Safety Advisory For 4th of July Holiday Weekend

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit would like to remind boaters to have fun in the Delta but to...

DUI Task Force to be Deployed 4th of July Weekend

  The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for many people. Families and friends gather to celebrate with food, parades, parties, and fireworks. For many,...

Sheriff’s Office: Fireworks Banned in Contra Costa County

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would like to remind all county residents about the use of fireworks during the 4th of...

East County Cities Lead the Way as 2014-15 County Assessment Roll Hits Record

Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer reported Tuesday that the 2014-15 Assessment Roll is the highest in County History at $159.3 billion. This represents a...

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes and Chicken Near Brentwood

A news release by the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed Tuesday that a group of mosquitoes and a chicken testing positive...

June 27-29: Marine Services Unit Participates in Operation Dry Water

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit will take part in Operation Dry Water, a coordinated, national weekend of Boating...

Polling Results: County Supervisors Reject Moving Forward With Countywide Sales Tax

After hearing polling results, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to put the breaks on an idea of putting a countywide...

Sheriffs Office: Six Bay Area Children Rescued in Child Prostitution Sweep

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff took part in Operation Cross Country, a national law enforcement action that is coordinated through the...

First Official Day of Summer Makes for a Busy Day for Firefighters

As the first official day of summer comes to a close, firefighters throughout the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District continue to brace...

First Human Case of West Nile Virus of the Year Confirmed in Contra Costa...

Contra Costa Public Health officials announced today that the county’s first human case of West Nile virus of the year has been confirmed. The...

Three Dead Birds in Oakley Test Positive for West Nile Virus

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that three dead American crows found in Oakley tested positive for...