Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Oakley City Council Discusses East Contra Costa Fire Options, Opt to Send Letter

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council held a work session to discuss its options with regards to fire service and the East Contra Costa...

County Provides Update on Closure of Morgan Territory Road, Community Meeting Scheduled

A slide on Morgan Territory Road continues to block traffic, water and garbage services to approximately 200 residents in the Morgan Territory area. There is no...

San Ramon Police Nab Antioch Man in Stolen Vehicle

The San Ramon Police Department announced the arrest of an Antioch man on Monday in connection with recent burglaries and was in a stolen...

Walnut Creek: Locker Room Snapchat Video Results in Invasion of Privacy Arrest

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at about 11:40 AM, the Office of the Sheriff was dispatched to a report of harassment that occurred at...

Walnut Creek Police Seek Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

The Walnut Creek Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who they say is responsible for multiple thefts of...

Sustainable Contra Costa Hosts Series of Workshops in March

Sustainable Contra Costa has SEVEN workshops coming up in March throughout the county which includes a March 11 event in Pittsburg, CA. Non-Toxic Pest Control Kelley...

Saturday: Assemblyman Set to Meet With Constituents Over Coffee

ANTIOCH, CA − Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay) invites constituents to join him for coffee and conversation from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb....

Morgan Territory Road Closed, No Timetable on Re-opening

Contra Costa County is closing Morgan Territory Road between Oak Hill Lane and Williams Road to all traffic immediately due to a rock/mud slide...

Five More Agencies Come Out Against ECV Fire Plan to “Voluntarily Give up Revenue”

Five Contra Costa entities came out on Wednesday against a plan proposed by the East County Voters For Equal Protection (ECV) to voluntarily give...

Local Non-profit Awards More than 65 Scholarships for Free Braces

The East Contra Costa County Chapter of the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is once again giving children in East County a reason to...

Pink Plates Campaign Nearing 7,500 Sign-up Goal

The folks at Pinkplate.org announced they are just 380 sign-ups short of reaching their 7,500 goal which will allow the DMV to start production. The...

Concord Police: Man Who Impregnated 12-Year-Old Arrested, Parents Also in Custody

CONCORD, CA – On February 8, 2017, Concord Police officers helped a teenager who came to the police department to report an incident of domestic...

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Foley Has Passed Away

The Alameda County Sheriffs office announced Thursday afternoon that Alameda County Deputy Sheriff Michael Foley, 60, has died from his injuries after being hit...

Baker Introduces Bill to Ensure BART Doesn’t Divert Measure RR Funding

On February 17, Assemblywoman Catharine Baker introduced a bill to ensure that the Bay Area Rapid Transit District can’t divert capital improvement funds for...

Contra Costa County Road Closures, Morgan Territory Road is Open to Local Traffic Only

Contra Costa County Public Works crews have been working steadily to clear mud covered roads and make repairs where flood and storm damage caused...

Sheriffs Office Releases CCW Permit Holders Names and Locations to ABC7

A letter was recently mailed to Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Permit Holders in Contra Costa County informing them that their names and city location...

Rumor of “Shooting” Prompts Knightsen School to Issue Alert, Sheriff’s Presence

On Monday, Knigthsen Elementary School Administration reached out to parents alerting them about a rumor of a shooting planned on campus stemming from social...

CHP: Mud and Rock Slides Reported on Marsh Creek Road

At 6:30 am Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol is reporting multiple locations between Deer Valley Road and Clayton with rocks in the roadway. CHP says...

Monday: National Weather Service Issues Special Weather Statement

At 3:30 am Monday, the National Weather Service issued the following weather statement about today's storm hitting the San Francisco Bay Area: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

High Wind Warning Issued Through Tuesday Afternoon

Along with a flood watch warning, the National Weather Service also issued a high wind warning in East Contra Costa until 3:00 pm Tuesday According...