National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning for East Contra Costa

At roughly 7:09 pm Thursday evening, the National Weather Services issued a Red Flag Warning and a wind advisory was issued for Contra Costa...

Board of Supervisors Approve Changes to Deputy Sheriffs and Sheriff-Coroner Contracts

The Contra Costra County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution yesterday approving a Memoranda of Understanding between Contra Costa County and Deputy Sheriffs' Association...

Contra Costa County Firefighters Going PINK for October

For the third year in a row, your local Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters will be wearing pink to help bring awareness...

Many East Contra Costa Residents Still Out of Work and Looking

According to the California Employment Development Department, unemployment rates in Contra Costa County have decreased to 7.3% in August (2013) which would suggest an...

AWANA Club Celebrates First Responders

The Golden Hills Community Church hosted their annual LifeSaver Appreciation Day. This event has been ongoing for the past 10years. Police, Fire & EMS...

Red Flag Warning Issued for Contra Costa County

Red Flag Warning goes into effect at 11 pm Wednesday Night for the North and East Bay Hills for the combination of strong north...

Supervisor Piepho: Tragedy and Sadness in District III

The following is a release that went out via email from Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piephos office offering prayers to the family of Burgess Hu...

Vince Wells: Fire Study Does Not Offer Proper Context

There is a perception by some that the Contra Costa Fire District is operating under an outdated service model. The Con Fire board of...

AMR Continues Quest to Save Lives With “Hands Only” CPR Coaching

The American Medical Response (AMR) team will be at three community events this weekend as they continue offering free "hands only" CPR coaching for...

Antioch Newest City With West Nile Virus Mosquitoes

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) announces that one more group of mosquitoes, a chicken, and a...

Sept 21: African American Health Empowerment Expo

The African American Health Empowerment Expo on Sept. 21 has garnered the support of major healthcare providers and organizations in the East Bay. Most...

Morgan Territory Fire Now 95 Percent Contained, Target Shooting Likley Cause

As of 7:45 pm Thursday evening CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 95% contained and a total of 3,133 acres...

CALFIRE: Morgan Territory Fire Now 90 Percent Contained

As of 7:00 am Thursday morning, CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 90% contained and a total of 3,133 acres...

CALFIRE: Morgan Territory Fire Now 80 Percent Contained

As of 7:00 pm Wednesday evening, CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 80% contained and the total acres burned have...

Every School Day Counts Campaign Aimed at Boosting Student Attendance

You may have seen signs posted around schools of a new program called Every School Day Counts. This program runs in conjunction with September...

CALFIRE: Morgan Territory Fire Now 60 Percent Contained

As of 6:00 pm Tuesday evening, CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 60% contained and the total acres burned have...

Mt. Diablo Wildfire Smoke May Impact Bay Area Air Quality

SAN FRANCISCO– The Bay Area Air Quality Management is issuing a smoke advisory to Bay Area residents this afternoon due to wildfire smoke from...

Immediate Evacuation: Oak Hill Lane at Curry Canyon and Curry Pt.

Since the County website server is "busy", we wanted to post this information that came across the TV screen onto our site. UPDATE: Evacuation center...

Updated: Morgan Territory Vegetation Fire Hits 500 Acres

At 1:07 pm, Firefighters from East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a vegetation fire out on Morgan Territory Road. As crews arrived,...

Firefighters Place Signs at Stations Warning Public of Future Closures

Firefighters of Contra Costa County are trying to get the word out early about the next round of station closures as they are...