Elections Update: Diana Becton Hits 50.1% in District Attorney Race

An update by Contra Costa County Elections showed that Diana Becton has hit the 50% threshold in the District Attorney Race. If results hold, Becton...

Antioch Police Arrest Suspects in Connection With February Shooting Homicide

The Antioch Police Department announced Thursday the arrest of two individuals in connection with a February 21 shooting homicide of Alvin Crane, 32. Felton Clifton,...

CAL FIRE Makes One of the Largest Illegal Fireworks Seizures in State History

Sacramento – With the Fourth of July Holiday just around the corner, CAL FIRE announced one of the largest seizures of illegal fireworks in...

Assemblymember Grayson Honors Gun Violence Prevention Organization as Nonprofit of the Year

SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday Assemblymember Timothy S. Grayson (D-Concord) presented a resolution honoring the Robby Poblete Foundation, which is working to fight the problem...

Voters Say Yes to Holding BART Accountable Says Senator Glazer

Approve Sen. Glazer’s Measure to Create Inspector General for Bay Area Transit System SACRAMENTO – Bay Area voters on Election Day approved the creation...

Contra Costa County Elections Say 80,000 Ballots to be Counted

While the Contra Costa County voting totals currently are at 20.74%, County Elections say many more ballots will be counted. As of Tuesday night: Ballots Cast 124,874 Registered...

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Election

On Election Day, voters made it clear that they support me as Contra Costa County District Attorney over both other candidates for the job....

Updated: June 5 Primary Election Results

Here is a list of election results for the June 5, 2018 California Primary. This is the first release of results and will update...

Walnut Creek: Teacher Arrested for Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child

On June 4, 2018, the Walnut Creek Police Department arrested Brandon Genest at his residence on a warrant for two counts of Lewd or...

Tonight: Antioch, Concord and Pittsburg Police Host Tip-A-Cop Events

Tonight, the Antioch, Concord and Pittsburg Police Departments are hosting Tip-A-Cop events in their respective city's from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. During the event,...

Updated: 17-Year-Old Female Dies in Vasco Road Head-on-Crash With Tow Truck

At 2:28 pm Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a big rig truck versus sedan which started a...

County to Host Agriculture Stakeholder Working Group in East Contra Costa County

Knightsen, CA – Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) will hold its first public meeting to review the County’s agricultural land use...

Clerk-Record Offers “Records Within Reach”

Contra Costa County residents will now be able to purchase certified copies of vital records including birth, death and marriage certificates at locations throughout...

Antioch Celebrates Addition of 85 New, Permanently Affordable Homes for Seniors, Veterans and Disabled

Tabora Gardens Senior Apartments is one of the first communities in the state to provide permanent, affordable housing for veterans with assistance from the...

Pleasant Hill Police Arrest 13-Year-Old for Terrorist Threats Against School, Firearms Recovered

On Friday, June 1, 2018, at around 6 PM, the Concord Police Department was notified by the FBI regarding a concerning social media message...

County Offers Drive-Thru Drop Offs for Vote-By-Mail Ballots

Contra Costa voters will have one more quick and easy way to return their vote-by-mail ballots on Election Day. The Contra Costa Elections Division is...

Walnut Creek: Downed Power Pole and Wires Shut Down Olympic Blvd Onramps

At 3:21 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County Fire and CHP responded to a report of power poles down and wires threatening I-680 in Walnut...

National Weather Service Says Sunday Could Pose Heat Risks

The National Weather Service says Sunday will be another very warm day for inland areas. Potential Heat Risks are expected to be in the...

Southbound Antioch Bridge Shut Down After Vehicle vs. Big Rig Crash

At 4:03 am Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle that had rear ended a big rig...

BART Set to Discuss Antioch Station Parking Issues, Police Begin Ticketing Vehicles

After being open for only a week, BART is confirming what the rest of East Contra Costa County already knew with the Antioch BART...