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...

Contra Costa Sheriff: Memorial Day Weekend Marine Services Unit Stats

Memorial Day Weekend was busy on the Delta for the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit and other law enforcement...

Tuesday: Supervisors to Discuss Countywide Public Safety Sales Tax

At the upcoming June 3 Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting, there will be discussion about whether or not to authorize a public...

Supervisor Piepho Calls for Increased Awareness of Suicide Prevention

Brentwood - Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho, along with the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, recognized May as Mental Health Awareness Month by calling for increased public awareness about...

CONFIRE Launches Academy, Promotes Three to Battalion Chief Rank

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District announced that it launched its latest academy Tuesday to bring relief to a Department that has 35-vacancies which...

Sheriffs Office: Boating Safety Advisory Issued as Delta Blitz Operation to Occur

With the Memorial Day weekend and the opening of boating season upon us, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit...

Supervisor Gioia Issues Statement on a Proposal For Countywide Sales Tax for Doctors Hospital

Supervisor John Gioia is suggesting a possible sales tax proposal to keep Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open by looking into whether or...

AMR Helps Community Learn Compression-Only CPR

On May 21, 150 people attended American Medical Response (AMR) free training to teach people to save lives through compression-only CPR. AMR, the local EMS...

Update: Missing Pleasant Hill Man Found Safe in Reno

Pleasant Hill Police are looking for a Jason Adams, a 31-year-old Pleasant Hill man, who has been missing since Friday. According to Police, Adams was...

Warrant Suspect Captured After Pursuit and Vehicle Crash, Located in Antioch Mall

Tuesday afternoon at about 2:45 in Bay Point, a Deputy Sheriff on patrol noticed a wanted suspect driving at a high rate of...

Three in a Row: Spare the Air Alert Issued for Wednesday

For the third day in a row, A Spare the Air Alert is in effect for Wednesday, May 14, in the San Francisco Bay...

Contra Costa: Traffic Stop Leads to Large Marijuana Seizure

What started as a traffic stop recently ended up with the seizure of approximately 100 pounds of marijuana, weapons and cash and other paraphernalia....

Spare the Air Alert: The Air District Is Issuing Its First Spare the Air...

The first  Spare the Air Alert for smog in 2014 is in effect for Monday, May 12, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Concentrations...

Beverly Lane Named Senate District Seven Woman of the Year

Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) honored Beverly Lane as the Seventh Senate District Woman of the Year at a reception in Danville Friday night. Beverly Lane...

George and Cynthia Miller Wellness Center Opens in Martinez

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) opened the doors Tuesday to its newest health center, which is named in honor of Congressman George Miller and...

Secretary Jewell Highlights Landmark Contra Costa Partnership Benefiting Imperiled Species, Supporting Economic Growth

ANTIOCH, CA--(ENEWSPF)--May 5, 2014.  Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today hosted a discussion with East Contra Costa County community leaders and other experts...

Technology and Teamwork Lead to Arrest of Richmond Man

On Friday, a Deputy Sheriff patrolling West County received a message from his Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) that he was in the proximity...

CAL FIRE Suspending Open Burning in Contra Costa County

On May 1, 2014, CAL FIRE announced it was suspending open burning in Contra Costa County as well as several other counties within the...