Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on Comey’s Written Testimony

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, issued the following statement on former FBI Director...

Byron: Man Run Over by Water Truck Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 9:06 am Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a pedestrian who was run over by a...

Bay Point: Fatal Hit and Run Kills Antioch Man and His Dog

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a collision on June 6 at 10:52 pm after being advised of a collision involving a pedestrian in...

Concord: Fatal Crash Shuts Down Kirker Pass Road

At 7:14 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle crash on Kirker Pass Road in Concord. While...

Antioch: Public’s Assistance Needed With Coroner’s Cases

The Coroner’s Division of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is requesting the public’s assistance with two cases. John Doe Case On May...

ECCFPD Board Punts Name Change, Says it Fulfills Board of Supervisor Requirement

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors decided to hold off on changing the District’s name and will instead...

Contra Costa County Library Seeks Enthusiastic Summer Reading Teen Volunteers

The Oakley Library is looking for enthusiastic and energetic teens to help library staff with the 2017 Summer Reading Program. Volunteers will spruce up the library,...

Update: All Lanes Now Open After Fire Shuts Down Highway 24 in Orinda

At 12:28 pm Monday, Moraga-Orinda Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Highway 24 at Fish Ranch which also created...

Tri Delta Transit to Join 12th Annual National Dump the Pump Day, Ride Public...

ANTIOCH, CA -- With the continued fluctuation of gas prices, Tri Delta Transit announced that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide...

Big Break Marina Revitalization Continues, Business Increasing

After two-years of hard work and dedication of attempting to turn around a nearly lifeless marina into a destination, Big Break Marina has come...

Thurmond’s Bill to Address Chronic Absenteeism Generates $35 Million for Schools

Sacramento – Over $35 million in funding was awarded to schools via legislation authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond). AB 1014 was signed into...

Sen. Steve Glazer Issues Statement After “No” Vote on Single Payer Healthcare Bill

The following statement was released by Senator Steve Glazer after Single-Payer healthcare system bill passed the Senate in a 23-14 vote. Sacramento, CA – Senate Bill...

AAA: Teens Entering 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. –  Teens drivers love hitting the road instead of the books during their summer vacation. But it's important for young drivers...

Orinda Police Seek Identity of Residential Burglary Suspect

On Tuesday, May 30, 2107, at about 10:42 AM, Orinda police officers responded to an alarm at a home on the 300 block of...

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation Offering Free Adoptions Through June 11

WALNUT CREEK, California – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek is offering waived adoption fees for ALL dogs, cats, puppies,...

Sheriff David Livingston Talks Sheriff Services with Antioch Rotary

On Thursday, Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston attended Antioch Rotary to highlight the Sheriff’s Office and what they do. He pointed out some people...

US Coast Guard Searching for Man Who Jumped into Delta Waters for his Hat

At 5:16 pm Saturday, authorities began a water rescue and search for a man who went into the water to retrieve a hat just...

Sheriffs Office Offers Safety Tips for Boating Season, Delta Blitz Weekend

The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the start of boating season on the Delta. Significant numbers of boaters are expected to be on...

PG&E Urges Customers to Play Safe Memorial Day Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and many will kick it off with fun in the sun...

BART Police Asks Public Help in Identifying Sexual Battery Suspect

BART police released a surveillance image of a man who is suspected of sexual battery on board a train car this week. The suspect is...