CHP Sideshow Operation Nets 3 Arrests, 42 Citations in Antioch

The California Highway Patrol -- Contra Costa announced that on Saturday evening they participated in a Sideshow "Zero Tolerance" enforcement operation in the City...

Updated: Marsh Creek Vegetation Fire at 247 Acres, 75% Contained

A Friday morning update from CALFIRE on the Marsh Creek Fire in Clayton showed that progress is still being made as the fire has...

Rebecca Barrett Launches Campaign for Contra Costa Community College Board

CONCORD, CALIF -- Rebecca Barrett, an education policy leader and Diablo Valley College (DVC) alumna, announced her candidacy for Contra Costa Community College Board...

County Elections: Candidate Filing Period for November Election Underway

The November 6, 2018 General Election is now in full swing, as nomination papers are available for candidates interested in running for office. The...

Rep DeSaulnier Releases Update on Status of Separated Children Held in Pleasant Hill

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) released the following statement after receiving an update from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

TRUTH Act Community Forum Highlights Data, Residents Express Concerns

Martinez, Ca— The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday to hold a TRUTH Act Forum, in which several reports were given...

Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project Gets $459 Million from Prop. 1

On July 24, the California Water Commission announced that $459 million of Proposition 1 funding will be slated for expanding Los Vaqueros Reservoir in...

Free Books Available to the Public at the Contra Costa Library’s Annual Book Giveaway

The Contra Costa County Library is hosting its annual book giveaway from August 7 – 11. Tens of thousands of paperback and hardcover fiction, non-fiction...

Spare the Air Alert in Effect for Thursday

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Thursday, July 26, for the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the fourth alert issued for the...

CHP Seeks Public’s Help in Fatal Bicyclist Hit and Run on San Pablo Ave...

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in a fatal hit and run crash that occurred in San Pablo on Tuesday...

Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District Asks Public to Report Dead Birds

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District said Tuesday that in 2018, they are receiving fewer reports of dead birds from the public...

Martinez City Council Agrees to Place Sales Tax Measure on Ballot

The Martinez City Council agreed on Monday agreed to place a 1/2 cent sales tax measure onto the November Ballot. According to the staff report,...

Meals on Wheels Seeks Volunteers in East Contra Costa

As of July 1st, Meals on Wheels Diablo Region (MOWDR) expanded its services further into East Contra Costa County and are now in need...

July 24: TRUTH Act Community Forum to be Held in Martinez

On Tuesday, the County will hold its first TRUTH Act Forum at 2:00 pm in the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor's Chamber in...

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Single Vehicle Collision After Suspects Flee from Officer

At around 9:00 am Saturday, an Orinda Police Officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop for vehicle code violations in the area of St....

Commentary: November Election in East Contra Costa Taking Shape

With the filing period now open for candidates who seek local office this November, some races have began to get crowded in East Contra...

Martinez Police Take Man Into Custody After Hours of Crisis Negotiations

The following was released by the Martinez Police Department after a two and a half hour negotiations session with crisis negotiators.   On Friday, July...

Newly Constructed Lanes on Highway 4 in Brentwood Will Open This Weekend

Brentwood, CA – The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has completed the first stage of construction on the Balfour Road Interchange Project, and will...

West Nile Virus Located in Brentwood and Discovery Bay

On Thursday, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District reported that mosquitoes from two locations in Contra Costa County have tested positive for...

Walnut Creek’s Kristina Lawson Reappointed to Medical Board of California

On Thursday, Governor Jerry Brown announced several appointments which included Walnut Creeks Kristina Daniel Lawson. She was re-appointed to the Medical Board of California,...