Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Pittsburg Captain Named New San Pablo Police Chief

San Pablo, CA)  The City of San Pablo has extended an official offer of employment to Police Captain Rathnesh (Ron) Raman, a 21-year veteran...

Concord Police Release Sketch of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

The Concord Police Department – Special Victims Unit has released a sketch of an attempted kidnapping suspect and is asking for the public's help...

CHP: Wrong Way Driver Out of Antioch Arrested in Stolen Vehicle After Pursuit

At approximately 1:36pm, Contra Costa Area CHP began pursuit of a stolen BMW X5 SUV. A few minutes later, the BMW began driving wrong...

Antioch Man Arrested After Motorcycle Theft, Pursuit in Moraga

On August 3, 2017 at approximately 3:05am, a Moraga resident called the police to report that his motorcycle had just been stolen from the...

Concord Police Release Sketch of Suspect in June Flare Gun Assault

The Concord Police Department Major Crimes Unit has released a sketch of the suspect responsible for a violent Flare Gun assault that occurred on...

Earn 20-Ride Bus Pass through SchoolPool Program

In an effort to encourage students in grades 6-12 to use public transit to get to and from school, the SchoolPool program was created...

Contra Costa High School Students Getting an Excellent Jump on their Health Care Careers

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., – On a summer Thursday morning, 10 Contra Costa County high school students meet in a small conference room, located in...

Updated: Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire Near Tilden Park

Firefighters from several local agencies are fighting vegetation fire in the East Bay Hills near Tilden Park off Grizzly Peak and Fish Ranch roads...

Five Applicants Advance in Selection Process for Contra Costa District Attorney Position

Five people remain under consideration to serve as the Interim District Attorney for Contra Costa County. The Board of Supervisors found all 12 applicants to...

Fish Advisory for Lafayette Reservoir in Contra Costa County

SACRAMENTO – A new state fish advisory issued today provides safe eating advice for black bass species, Rainbow Trout, Channel Catfish, and Goldfish from...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Tuesday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Tuesday August 1, 2017 for the San Francisco Bay Area—the 6th of the summer season. Concentrations of...

Dead Birds, Mosquitoes Mark First West Nile Virus Activity this Year

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that two dead birds from Walnut Creek and one group of...

Morgan Hill Resident Arrested for Arranging to Meet a 13-Year-Old Girl for Sex

On Thursday, July 27th, 2017, investigators from the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested 42-year-old Morgan Hill resident Jose Francisco Toledo...

Updated: Stolen Trail Located in Walnut Creek

An electric train and trailer were stolen from a family in Pleasant Hill and the owners are asking for the public's help in recovering...

Video: Sunday Conversation With Realtor John Fink

On this episode, we spoke with Realtor John Fink who discussed Contra Costa County home prices.  Pondered the idea if people are being priced...

BART Police Arrest Comes Amid Cellphone Theft Awareness Campaign

The BART Police Department has arrested a juvenile suspect at the Castro Valley Station in connection with the theft of a cellphone.  This arrest comes as BART has...

Health Officials Remind Residents Not to Touch Bats After Rabid Bat is Found in...

Contra Costa Public Health and Animal Services are reminding the community not to touch bats after a bat found at a local park tests...

State Bar Court Puts Former Contra Costa County District Attorney on Interim Suspension

The State Bar Court of California has put former Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson on interim suspension following a conviction for perjury. The...

Walnut Creek: 1,800 Without Power After Vehicle Crash Takes Out Multiple Power Poles

A vehicle crash at 2:22 pm Thursday as shut down Pleasant Hill Road and Geary Road in Walnut Creek and knocked out power to...

July 31 – September: Traffic Detour on Balfour Road in Brentwood

Phase I of the Balfour Road Shoulder Widening Project is underway. Phase I includes widening the pavement for wider lane and shoulders from Byron...