Concord: Vehicle Crash Sparks Vegetation Fire on Kirker Pass

At 12:37 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway crash on Kirker...

Air Quality Advisory Extended in the Bay Area Through Thursday

The Bay Area may experience smoke impacts from the Mendocino Complex Fire and other wildfires. Winds are expected to blow smoke into the North...

BART General Manager Proposes $28 Million Safety and Security Action Plan

BART General Manager Grace Crunican is seeking authority from the Board of Directors to move forward implementing a comprehensive Safety and Security Action Plan. ...

Congressman DeSaulnier to Host Town Hall on the Future of Work, Wages, and Labor

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host his 70th town hall and mobile district office hour since coming to...

Asm Frazier Announces Small Business ADA Workshop Thursday in Discovery Bay

Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and Discovery Bay Chamber of Commerce invite you to participate...

Contra Costa County Ceasefire Program Aims to Reduce Gun Violence

Central and East Contra Costa County CEASEFIRE hosted an open forum and night walk on Saturday at Renewed Strength Ministries (Ministerios Fuerzas Renovadas) in...

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Dead Bird and Mosquitoes in Brentwood, Discovery Bay

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District is reporting a dead bird from Brentwood and mosquitoes from Discovery Bay have tested positive...

Air Quality Advisory Issued in the Bay Area Through Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO – The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory beginning Friday, August 3, through the weekend in...

Concord Police Seek Information on Suspect in Bank Robbery

Concord Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a bank robbery suspect that occurred Thursday. Yesterday, just after 11:30am, the suspect walked into...

County Seeks Nominations for Humanitarian of the Year – Nomination Period Now Open

Martinez, CA - In 2019, fifty one years will have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  That sobering reminder will...

Concord Police Seek Suspect in July Homicide

Concord, CA - On July 27, 2018, at approximately 9:30 PM, Concord Police Officers responded to a home in the 1200 block of Pine...

Delta Conservancy Awards Millions in Grant Funding for Restoration Projects in the 11th Assembly...

SACRAMENTO – The Delta Conservancy has awarded Proposition 1 grant funding to eight restoration projects in Solano, Contra Costa and Sacramento counties that are...

Contra Costa County and City of Walnut Creek Bring Services to Area Residents

Why plan multiple stops at a variety of government offices for different services when the City and County can bring them to you in...

Lawsuit Brought by California District Attorney’s Related to Hazardous Auto Body Repair Waste Settled

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced Monday that her office, with 14 other District Attorney’s Offices in California, settled...

Marsh Creek Road Intermittently Closed During New Bridge Construction

Clayton, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will intermittently close Marsh Creek Road, approximately two miles east of Morgan Territory Road on Wednesday,...

Adult Mosquito Control to Take Place in Martinez Monday Evening

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District announced mosquito control will occur Monday evening in the City of Martinez in the waterfront area. Due...

East Contra Costa Fire Sends Team to Mendocino Complex Fire

On Saturday evening, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that they were sending a single resource engine with a team of four...

CHP Sideshow Operation Nets 3 Arrests, 42 Citations in Antioch

The California Highway Patrol -- Contra Costa announced that on Saturday evening they participated in a Sideshow "Zero Tolerance" enforcement operation in the City...

Updated: Marsh Creek Vegetation Fire at 247 Acres, 75% Contained

A Friday morning update from CALFIRE on the Marsh Creek Fire in Clayton showed that progress is still being made as the fire has...

Rebecca Barrett Launches Campaign for Contra Costa Community College Board

CONCORD, CALIF -- Rebecca Barrett, an education policy leader and Diablo Valley College (DVC) alumna, announced her candidacy for Contra Costa Community College Board...