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...

Contra Costa Health Plan Will Not Participate in Covered California Exchange in 2015

Due to CMS regulatory requirements and the resulting cost implications and financial burdens, Contra Costa Health Plan has informed Covered California that it will...

CALTRANS CHP Litter Enforcement Day and Clean-up Week

Oakland - Caltrans and the CHP will work together in a major effort against highway litter Thursday, June 19th, 2014. Caltrans maintenance crews in...

Video: Crews Move Huge Rebar Cages into Place for Connector Ramp Foundations

Antioch, CA - A portion of Highway 4 in Antioch was closed overnight on Tuesday, June 3 to allow crews to lift massive rebar...

County Supervisors Agree to Inject Up to $8.2 Million into Doctors Medical Center

In a 4-1 vote Tuesday by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, they agreed to transfer up to $8.2 million in General Fund...

Contra Costa DA: Man Arrested on Multiple Foreclosure Fraud Charges

On Tuesday June 17th, District Attorney Mark A. Peterson announced the arrest of Marc Stanley Cooper, a 60 year old resident of Rocklin, on...

Supervisor Piepho: Scheduled Road Work Alert June 16-30

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform road work starting June 16, 2014 through the week of June 30, 2014 between the hours...

Rodeo-Hercules Fire District Benefit Assessment Passes, Station 75 to Reopen

The Rodeo-Hercules Fire Board announced a victory at last night’s board meeting on the passing of a benefit assessment for Fire and Emergency Services. The...

Student Winners of County Attendance Awareness Contests Named

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 10, 2014 – Twelve local students were recently rewarded for their skills and creativity with the inaugural Contra Costa County Attendance...

Update: Children and Mom Found Safe After Amber Alert Was Issued

Updated: - Within hours after a statewide Amber Alert was issued, three children and their mother were located safely and the alert was cancelled...

Sunday: Spare the Air Alert in Effect

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Sunday, June 8, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to...

Election Results: Contra Costa Approves Community College Bond

Here is a look at the election results from the June 3 Primary where voters in Contra Costa County supported a Community College Bond...

3-2 Vote: Board of Supervisors to Spend $45k on Polling for Countywide Sales Tax...

In a split 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors agreed to authorize $45,000 for polling on a public opinion poll...