Sheriffs Office: Text to 9-1-1, Call If You Can, Text If You Can’t

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is pleased to announce that the Communications Center (Dispatch) is now able to handle text to...

Updated: San Ramon Police Locate Missing 74-Year-Old With Alzheimer’s

San Ramon Police is searching for 74 year old, Betsy Wachter, a white female, 5’05” tall, slim build. Betsy has brown/grey hair & it...

Letter: Coalition Works Countywide to Elect District Attorney Diana Becton

From Richmond to Antioch, organizations work to elect the first African-American and first woman  to the office A coalition of nonprofits, advocacy groups, and labor...

Diane Becton to be District Attorney After Paul Graves Concedes

On Thursday, Paul Graves issued a statement saying he has called District Attorney Diana Becton and congratulated her on the election while conceding. An update...

Advisory: Firefighters to Perform Wildland Training, Control Burns in Antioch

On Thursday, Contra Costa County Fire will be performing a controlled burn in the form of a multi-agency training at the hills at Vista...

One Dead in I-160 Crash in Antioch After Being Ejected from Vehicle

At 6:36 am Thursday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District were dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash with rescue at Westbound Highway...
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Latest Warriors Parade Leads to Top-10 Ridership Day for BART

Tuesday’s Golden State Warriors NBA Championship victory parade brought a huge crowd to downtown Oakland and many of those who wanted to be part...

Becton Increases Lead in Contra Costa District Attorney Race, Runoff Unlikely

An update by Contra Costa County Elections Wednesday showed that Diana Becton continues to hold above the 50% threshold to outright win the District...

Pittsburg Resident Arrested at Lafayette BART Station for Robbery and Use of Tear Gas

On Monday June 11, Bay Area Rapid Transit police arrested a Pittsburg resident for a robbery and using tear gas (mace) at the Lafayette...

Sheriff’s Office: Antioch Man Charged With 8 Felony Counts of Child Molestation Hangs Himself

At approximately 7:43 Tuesday morning, a Deputy Sheriff at the Martinez Detention Facility found an inmate who had hung himself in the shower. The inmate...

Contra Costa Health Provides Summer Weather Tips

Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. People suffer heat-related illness when their bodies can't compensate and...

Tongson: Victory Sundae is the Only Way to Close Out Sports Wins

Food and sports. For many, they represent two popular pastimes of our society; a one-two punch that has historically made up the foundation of...

Warriors Victory Parade Rider Guide 2018

ART congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the NBA Championship for the third time in the last four seasons! Now that the Warriors...

Concord: DUI Checkpoint Planned this Weekend

Concord, CA – The Concord Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, June 15, 2018 at an undisclosed location...

Caldecott Tunnel Bore #4 Closures Set for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Night

The California Department of Transportation announced that they will close the No. 4 bore of the Caldecott tunnel on State Route 24 westbound for...

Sheriffs Office: El Sobrante Standoff Ends in Suspect Arrest

On Sunday, June 10, 2018 at about 4:20 PM, Office of the Sheriff Dispatch received a call regarding a person on the 3800 block...

East Contra Costa Fire Set for Town Hall Series

Over the Summer, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District has announced a State of the District Town Hall series to help educate residents...

With No “Poop Fairy” on Call, Dog Owners Are Reminded to Pick Up Pet...

East Contra Costa County is encompassed with many miles of multipurpose trails, acres of beautiful parkland, and swaths of wide open space. Offering a...

Legislation to Grant Contra Costa Water District Ownership of Canal System

This week, Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier introduced legislation to transfer federal ownership of the Contra Costa Canal System...

Rep DeSaulnier Secures Funding and Introduces Bill to Upgrade Contra Costa’s Water Infrastructure

Initiatives Will Help Improve Safety, Recreation, and Concord Naval Weapons Station Land Use Washington, DC – On Friday, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully secured...