Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County Fire Investigators Identify Suspect in String of Arson’s

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office has charged James Bishop III, in connection with a series of vehicle fires in Contra Costa County....

Electrical Issue Believed to be Cause of Brentwood House Fire

At 8:53 am Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of smoke coming from a home in the 100...

BSCC Recommends Funding for Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Proposals

BSCC Steering Committee Recommends Funding for Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office Proposal to Increase Programs and Treatment for Inmates The Board of State and Community Corrections...

May 18-21: Contra Costa County Fair

ANTIOCH – Contra Costa County Fair opening day is Thursday May 18–Sunday, May 21st at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch. The Contra Costa...

Four Arrests Made in Contra Costa Sex Offender Operation

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff conducted a multi-agency compliance operation on May 11, 2017. The operation targeted registered sex offenders living...

DeSaulnier’s Statement on President Trump’s Admission to Revealing Highly Classified Information

Washington, D – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s admission that he revealed highly classified information to...

Youth Intervention Network Strategy Set to be Incorporated into Antioch School District

On Thursday, May 11, the Youth Intervention Network (YIN), with support from the Antioch Community Foundation and Emerald HPC International, LLC hosted a community...

Supervisor Glover Issues Statement on Installation of Highway 4 Surveillance Camera’s

MARTINEZ -- Since Nov. 1, 2015, there have been 87 shootings on Bay Area freeways in which eight people died — all of them...

BART Board backs Brentwood Transit Center

The BART Board of Directors on Thursday approved a resolution of support for the proposed Brentwood Transit Center and Mokelumne Trail Bridge.  If built,...

Pittsburg Man Arrested in String of Vehicle Fires, Faces 43 Arson Charges

Contra Costa Fire announced Saturday morning that they have arrested of a Pittsburg man in connection with a string of arson fires that have...

Fill the Boot Returns to Antioch to Raise Funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Fill the Boot is returning to Contra Costa County and will be in Antioch Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the intersection...

Civil Grand Jury Recommends that District Attorney be Removed from Office, Candidate Responds

SAN RAMON – On Thursday, the Contra Costa Civil Grand Jury accused District Attorney Mark Peterson with “willful or corrupt misconduct in office,” and...

Arsonist Strikes Two More Contra Costa Vehicles Overnight

Two more vehicles went up in flames overnight in Contra Costa County Friday morning making it the fourth time this week firefighters have responded...

Martinez Police Nab Bank Robbery Suspect

On Thursday May 11, at about 12:21 hours, Officers responded to WestAmerica Bank at 590 Center Avenue for a report of a robbery. A suspect...

Brentwood Hit With Possible Arsonist After Pair of Early Morning Car Fires

On Thursday morning, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a pair of car fires in Brentwood just minutes apart. The first fire...

Contra Costa County EMS Provider Offers Free CPR Training May 24

(Pittsburg, California) – If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? If that person was unconscious, what...

Candidate Accountability Measure Passes Committee

Sacramento, CA – Legislation by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) that will raise penalties for candidates for office who make willful misrepresentations...

Concord: Suspect Charged With Murder in Suspicious Death Investigation

The Concord Police Department announced today that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged Ever Linares, 33 years old, with murder and other...

Mosquito Fogging Set for Oakley and Bethel Island Thursday Morning

Due to the high numbers of mosquitoes in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by truck-mounted, ultra-low volume...

Kirker Pass Road Shut Down in Both Directions After Vehicle Crash

At 9:35 am Wednesday, Contra Costa County Fire responded to a report of a vehicle versus a pole on Kirker Pass Road at Hess...