Meeting Reminders: Resident Input Needed Regarding Future of Fire Services

Beginning tonight, August 19, Fitch and Associates, LLC (Fitch) will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and...

Fire Danger: Red Flag Warning Issued in San Francisco Bay Area

A Red Flag Warning has been issued in the San Francisco Bay Area which raises the chances that a fire could start Sunday evening...

Contra Costa County Avoid the 25 Anti-DUI Task Force Joins National Crackdown to Reduce...

– From mid-August through the Labor Day holiday weekend, law enforcement officials will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide...

West Nile Virus Activity Continues with Steady Stream of Dead Birds

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) announces that six more dead birds are positive for West Nile...

Jeff Carman Chosen to Replace Chief Louder as Contra Costa Fire Chief

Jeff Carman of the Roseville Fire Department has been selected out of 42 applicants as the top candidate to replace Daryl Louder as chief...

Fatal Boating Collision Near Bethel Island Sunday Afternoon

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Patrol Unit is currently investigating a fatal boating collision. On Sunday at about 1:48 PM, Marine...

Congressman McNerney Joins Contra Costa Firefighters for Dinner

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters hosted Congressman Jerry McNerney for dinner last night at Station 82 last night to talk fire services...

CONFIRE: Resident Input Needed Regarding Future of Fire Services

Beginning Monday August 19, Fitch and Associates, LLC (Fitch) will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and...

Senator DeSaulnier Statement on Looming BART Strike

Today, Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D- Concord) issued the following statement regarding the pending BART Strike. “The top priority for BART and its labor unions must...

Contra Costa County to Host Gun Buyback Program Today

The following message is courtesy of the Brentwood Police Officers Association regarding today's Gun Buyback Program which will occur at the Contra Costa County...

County Did Advertise Both Part Time and Full Time Jobs for Call Center

As a follow up to an article we posted on Sunday, the Employment and Human Services Department from Contra Costa County has provided us...

Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office Targets Child Prostitution

Federal and Local authorities get some major kudos this morning after news was released yesterday that during an operation conducted by the Contra Costa...

Oregon Wildfires Impacting Bay Area Air Quality

On the front page of the Bay Area Air Quality Management website, they are issuing a health advisory to Bay Area residents this afternoon...

Opinion: Times Fabrication of “Part-time Jobs” Earns County National Black Eye

For whatever reason, the Contra Costa Times decided to create news instead of fact checking prior to going to print regarding the Call Center...

CONFIRE: Six Year Anniversary of Line of Duty Deaths

It was on this day 6 years ago, when Fire Captain Matt Burton and Fire Engineer Scott Desmond of the Contra Costa County Fire...

Sunday: 2013 Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will hold a public ceremony on Sunday, July 21st at 9:30 am to remember and honor all...

County Hosts Safe Medicine Forum, Supervisor Piepho Seeks Solutions

Contra Costa County held a Safe Medicine Disposal Forum  July 18 to discuss the need for not only safe disposal, but convenient locations for...

CONFIRE Votes to Reduce Aid to Neighboring Fire Districts

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Photos: CONFIRE Battles Vegetation Fire in Bay Point

At 7:47 pm Sunday evening, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District crews responded to a vegetation fire along the train tracks off Solano Ave...

Contra Costa County: Fireworks Could Result in $5,000 Worth of Fines

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would like to remind all residents of the county that we are a “fireworks –free zone”...