Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Firefighters Save Antioch Home After Suspected Electrical Fire Ignites Yard Fire

At 9:48 pm Monday, firefighters responded to a report of a fence fire in the 300 block of Roelling Lane off Marie in the...

Tri Delta Transit Launches New Security App

ANTIOCH, CA – Starting October 2, Tri Delta Transit will offer ‘Tri Delta Watch,’ a mobile security app that instantly allows riders to notify...

East Contra Costa Fire Board Set to Discuss Board Size, Districts, Election Timeline

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection Board of Directors will discuss the transition from an appointed board to an elected board, its...

Bay Area Education Leaders Endorse Lynn Mackey for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Five Bay Area County Superintendents, and Contra Costa School Board Members, Principals, Teachers, and education leaders all endorse Lynn...

World Record Breaker Master Chip Townsend to Visit Max Martial Arts

Max Martial Arts of Brentwood has announced that Master Chip Townsend will be visiting their facility on October 11. Master Chip Townsend is a martial...

Mt. Diablo Trustee Cheryl Hansen Announces Run for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

This week, Cheryl Hansen of the Mt. Diablo Unified School announced that she will run for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools in the...

EBRPD: Volunteers Needed for “Sift the Sand” Habitat Restoration at Albany Beach

On October 8, 2017, teams of volunteers will deep-clean Albany Beach by sifting harmful microplastics out of the sand to prevent them from leaching...

Assemblymember Grayson Fulfills Commitment to Deliver on Housing

(SAN FRANCISCO) – On Friday, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed into law a comprehensive legislative package aimed at addressing the ongoing housing crisis...

2017-2018 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year Announced

West Contra and San Ramon Valley Unified School District Representatives move on to State Program CONCORD, Calif. -- On September 29, in an electrifying and...

Sen. Glazer Calls on BART to Disclose Risks Working with Troubled Company

ORINDA – State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) renewed his call Friday for BART officials to publicly disclose any risks associated with the agency’s $1.5...

Former Antioch Resident Sentenced To Five Years For Selling Firearms Without A License

OAKLAND - Dangelo Currie was sentenced Friday to 60 months in prison for dealing in firearms without a license, announced United States Attorney Brian...

San Pablo Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection with Fatal Shooting

San Pablo Police announced Friday the arrest of two suspects in connection with a September 10 fatal shooting. On Sunday September 10, 2017, twenty-two year...

Contra Costa County Animal Services Offering Free Adoption Special Through Sunday

All animal adoptions free to the public at CCAS’ Martinez and Pinole adoption centers   Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County Animal Services Department (CCCASD)...

East Bay Regional Park District E-Bike Pilot Program Underway, Signage Posted on Covered Trails

This past July the East Bay Regional Park District announced implementation of a one-year E-Bike pilot program. The pilot program allows electric motor-assisted E-Bikes...

Concord: Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle on Kirker Pass Road

The Concord Police Department is currently investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality that occurred on Kirker Pass Road this morning. The collision is on westbound...

Truth in Solicitation Act by Assemblymember Tim Grayson is Signed Into Law by Governor...

(SACRAMENTO) – On Tuesday, AB 492, the Truth in Solicitation Act authored by Assemblymember Grayson (D-Concord) was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. AB...

Brentwood Updates Marijuana Ban, Prohibits Cultivation, Dispensaries and Deliveries

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council voted unanimously to prohibit marijuana cultivation, dispensaries and deliveries within the City of Brentwood. The city now joins Contra...

ECCFPD Partners With California Fire Foundation to Supply Aid to Victims in Emergency

Brentwood - The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) is pleased to announce it will now be able to lend residents a helping...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Wednesday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect for Wednesday, September 27 for the San Francisco Bay Area--the 15th of the season. Concentrations of ground-level...

National Geographic Photographs Park District’s Unique California Freshwater Fish Collection

Many people don’t know that the world’s most diverse captive collection of native California freshwater fish make their home in a building adjacent to...