Contra Costa Library’s Annual Book Giveaway Includes Thousands of Books

The Contra Costa County Library is hosting its annual book giveaway from July 16 – 20. Tens of thousands of paperback and hardcover fiction, non-fiction...

Martinez: Firefighters Battling 2-Alarm Fire at Apartment Complex

Just after 4:00 am Monday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a balcony fire in the 3900...

Hercules PD Locate Antioch Armed Robbery Getaway Vehicle, Driver Arrested

The Hercules Police Department reports that on July 10 at 5:12 a.m., a Traffic Officer was conducting traffic enforcement in the area of John...

Concord Police Looking for Suspect in Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Shooting

The Concord Police Department is searching for the suspect who shot a man in the parking lot of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor just before...

Concord Police Seek Help in Locating Motel 6 Homicide Suspects

The Concord Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Friday night at around 11:15 pm at the Motel 6 on Clayton Road...

Moraga: 4 Injured After Vehicle Enters Rheem Valley CVS

At 12:48 pm, Moraga-Orinda Fire was dispatched to a report of a vehicle that entered the Rheem Valley CVS in the 500 block of...

Concord Police Investigating Homicide at Motel 6

The Concord Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Friday night at around 11:15 pm at the Motel 6 on Clayton Road...

Congressman DeSaulnier Passes Effort to Exonerate the Port Chicago 50

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully passed a measure that directs the Secretary of the United States Navy to publicly exonerate...

Motorcycle Crash on Antioch Bridge Blocks Southbound Traffic

At 9:35 pm Thursday, a motorcycle crash at the mid-span of the Antioch Bridge prompted a response by Contra Costa County firefighters. AMR arrived on...

Update: San Ramon Police Arrest Serial Tagger

The San Ramon Police Department would like a word with a man who they say has left his mark at three different spots in...

Study: Antioch, Concord Ranked in “Best & Worst Cities for First-Time Homebuyers”

Several San Francisco Bay Area cities made the list for “Best & Worst for First-Time Homebuyers” in a survey of 300 cities according to...

Regional Park at Concord Naval Weapons Station Reaches Major Milestone

Conveyance Ceremony Scheduled for July 13 at Former Concord Naval Weapons Station Concord, CA – After more than 20 years of community support and involvement,...
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CHP Rescues Two from Delta Waters in Bay Point

At 12:54 pm Monday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to the 1000 block of Mcavoy Road in Bay Point on a report of two...

Head on Vehicle Crash Blocks Lanes Near Antioch Bridge

At 8:41 am Monday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a head-on vehicle crash just north of the toll plaza...

Pleasant Hill: Firefighters Battling Three-Alarm Fire, Two Homes Involved

Just after 5:00 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of an exterior fire between two homes on Old...

County Offers Summer “Destination Wedding” Venue at John Muir National Historic Site

Couples can get married next month at the John Muir National Historic Site MARTINEZ – Back by popular demand, the Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder, in partnership...

Updated: Suspect in Custody in Pacheco Homicide

At 12:14 pm Friday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a man down in the parking lot of Paddock...

Martinez: Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire on Franklin Canyon Road

At 12:10 pm Friday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the 2700 block of Franklin Canyon...
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Contra Costa County Fire Reports 37 July 4 Fires, Most Likely Firework Related

On July 4, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District reported that over a 6 hour time period, there were a reported 37 fires....

Black Diamond Mines Closed Until September 10 for Installation of New Coal Mining Exhibit

Oakland, CA – The Hazel-Atlas Mine and Greathouse Visitor Center will be closed until September 10 while a new exhibit is installed. No mine...