Contra Costa: Fire Departments Will Now Provide Gift Cards To Families In Need

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, are proud to announce their partnership with the California Firefighters Foundation and launching a...

Supervisor Mary Piepho Joins the Delta Stewardship Council

Third term Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho was sworn in this week as a member of the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) because...

CALTRANS to Close State Route 4 (SR-4) from Tracy Boulevard to South Roberts Road

Caltrans will close State Route 4 (SR-4) from Tracy Boulevard to South Roberts Road beginning Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:00 pm until Monday, February...

CHP on Super Bowl XLIX: Make the Right Choice, and Designate a Sober Ride...

The California Highway Patrol is encouraging people to become team players this Super Bowl Sunday! Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most celebrated sporting...

Jan: 29-30: Road Work Set For Vasco Road

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform roadwork on Vasco Road to replace roadway delineators from the Alameda County line north to Camino...

$5k Reward Offered in Pleasant Hill Dog Cruelty Case

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction...

Opinion: Deputy Sheriffs Association Wrong in Suing County Supervisors

It’s safe to say that when Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Karen Mitchoff stated that damage has been done between labor unions and...

Claiming Threats, Deputy Sheriffs Association Sues Four Contra Costa Supervisors

Four-of-five Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors have been named in a federal lawsuit over allegations of intimidation and threats of retaliation after a...

Sheriff’s Office: Coroner Requests Public’s Help in Identifying Body Found in Bay Point

An autopsy has been conducted on a decomposed body that was found on Sunday in the waters off Mallard Island near Bay Point. There...

Pleasant Hill: Terrier Puppies Thrown in Trash Rescued

Good Samaritans Carl and Rene were at Paso Nogal park in Pleasant Hill yesterday when their Australian Shepherd dog alerted to a plastic trash...

Photos: Volunteers Pull Trash from Upper Sand Creek Basin

On January 19, nearly 35 volunteers cleaned up trash at the Upper Sand Creek Basin in Antioch during the Martin Luther King Day of...

Nurses Win Stronger Patient Care Voice, New Protections at Kaiser Permanente

With a settlement that is likely to elevate RN standards across the nation, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today announced a major tentative...

Deadline to File as Candidate for 7th Senatorial District Race Set for Jan. 23

MARTINEZ – Joseph E. Canciamilla, the County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, reminds all residents in the state’s 7th Senatorial District that Friday, January...

District Attorney Association Supports Supervisor Salary Adjustment

The following letter was written and submitted to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors by the President of the Contra Costa County District...

5-0: Board of Supervisors Take First Step in Repealing Salary Adjustment

In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors took the first step to repeal an ordinance that would have granted...

Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office Provides AVOID the 25 Winter Campaign Statistics

The Avoid the 25 anti-DUI program conducted its winter mobilization December 12, 2014 - January 1, 2015. During the 21-day countywide campaign, there were DUI/drivers...

Tuesday: Board of Supervisors to Vote on Repealing Pay Raise

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will take a vote on Tuesday to potentially repeal an ordinance that granted them nearly a $32,000...

Monday: Spare the Air Alert Hits Eleventh Day in a Row, Ties Record

For the eleventh time in a row, a Winter Spare the Air Alert was issue for Monday, January 12. This is now the seventeenth...

Kaiser RNs Announce Plans to Strike January 21-22

After months of Kaiser Permanente’s refusal to address the growing erosion of patient care standards, Kaiser RNs will hold a two-day strike January 21...

Fact Check: Taxpayers Association Misinforms Public on Newest Firefighter Contract

The Contra Costa Taxpayers Association has once again mislead the public on firefighter pay and retirement. This time, they are misleading the public on...