May 4-5: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a look at this weeks events scheduled between May 4-5 around Contra Costa County. The list also includes some events out of...

Contra Costa County Fire Announces Appointment of District’s Deputy Chief

CONCORD, CALIF. – Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) this week announced appointment of Assistant Fire Chief Aaron McAlister to the position...

California Population Growth Slowest Ever, Brentwood Sees Most Growth in Contra Costa

This week, the California Department of Finance says the California has added 186,807 residents to the state for a total population of 39,927,315 as...

Emeryville Police Warn of Nanny Scammer, Frequents Contra Costa County

On Friday April 26, 2019, at 1:50PM, the Emeryville Police Department received a report from a resident stating someone had assumed her identity as...

Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control: What to do if you see a Swarm...

It's springtime and that means bees are on the move. According to the UC Davis Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, warming temperatures prompt a...

Board of Supervisors Celebrates May 9th, 2019 as Bike to Work Day

Contra Costa County, CA - Get ready for a fun and healthy way to get to work with Bike to Work Day. The Board...

Editorial: East Contra Costa Residents About to Feel Pain of Reduced Fire Services

As of 8:00 am Wednesday morning, residents served by the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) may be waiting longer for engines to...

Contra Costa County Fair Returns May 16-19

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Contra Costa County Fair which returns May 16-19 in Antioch. The fair is open each day...

May 4: Empty the Shelter Event Returns

On May 4, the Bissell Pet Foundation will host the Empty the Shelters event with 110+ shelters participating across the country—including Antioch Animal Services...

Report Dead Birds to Help Prevent West Nile Virus

The Dead Bird Hotline is Now Open for 2019 Dead birds are often the first sign of West Nile virus in Contra Costa County. That...

May 1: March in Concord Seeks Safe, Affordable and Secure Homes for All

On May Day (Wednesday, May 1, 2019) parents and community members across Concord and Contra Costa will gather in solidarity to keep Concord’s children...

Public Health Departments Urge Vaccination Before International Travel

People planning international travel should ensure they have already received the recommended two doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Nationwide, confirmed measles cases...

Contra Costa Health Services, GRIP Add Homeless Warming Center in Richmond

A new, 30-cot warming center in Richmond will bring more Contra Costa residents who are experiencing homelessness out of the cold and into services...

Los Medanos College Sees Increase in Transfer Students to 4-Year Colleges

Graduation season is right around the corner for thousands of students across the nation. For many it’s the end of a high school or...
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Bethel Island Trailer Fire Deemed Suspicious, Sheriffs Office Investigating

At 9:24 am Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle fire in the 2100 block...

DUI Driver Found Guilty of Murder in Crash That Killed Two Children

A Contra Costa County jury today in Martinez convicted Lemuel Sirvonn Wilson Jr. (36), a DUI driver, of MURDER. He fled the scene of...

Episode 056: Angela Lowrey Talks Communication

On this episode, I chat with Angela Lowrey who is the Public Information Manager for Delta Diablo where she was just named the states...

April 27: DEA and Partners Hold National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

WASHINGTON – With robust public participation over the course of 16 prior events, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative continues to remove...

Chili’s Grill & Bar to Host “Tip-A-Cop” Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics

ANTIOCH, Calif. – Law enforcement personnel will be trading in their badges for aprons and collecting “tips” as donations for Special Olympics Northern California...

2019-2020 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year Finalists Named

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – The following four teachers have been named as the 2019-2020 Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year (TOY) Finalists: Gina...