Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

East Bay Regional Park District Announces 2017 Wildland Fire Season

Following the transition into fire season by CAL FIRE, the East Bay Regional Park District is also transitioning and preparing for wildland fire season...

BART Police Arrest Juveniles for February Assault at West Oakland

This week, BART police arrested several juveniles suspected of committing battery on a passenger at West Oakland Station. On Feb. 27 at 9 p.m.,...

May 15: Pittsburg (Bliss) Park & Ride to Close for Construction, Bus Service Unavailable

BART will be closing the Pittsburg Park & Ride starting Monday, May 15 for construction of the new Pittsburg BART station. The duration of...

AAA Offers Free Ride Home on Cinco de Mayo

Walnut Creek – AAA wants Cinco de Mayo fiesta-goers to celebrate and enjoy the day safely. To assist, AAA Northern California will offer its...

Vasco Roadwork Set for May 17-18

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has announced roadwork will occur on Vasco Road on May 17 and May 18. The work will be...

Rep. McNerney Introduces Small Business Legislation to Boost Job Opportunities

Encourages companies to combat unemployment through pro-growth incentives Washington, DC – During National Small Business Week, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) introduced H.R. 2313, the Small...

Patrick Vanier Announces Candidacy For Contra Costa County District Attorney

SAN RAMON – Thursday, Patrick Vanier, Supervising Deputy District Attorney for the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office Narcotics Prosecution Team, will be kicking...

Ross Macumber Named East Contra Costa Fire Battalion Chief

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced the promotion of Ross Macumber to Battalion Chief. He will serve in the position on...

First Summer Spare the Air Alert Issued for Wednesday

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect for, Wednesday, May 3, for the San Francisco Bay Area which is the first of the...

Pleasant Hill Police Seek Man Who Lifts Teen Girls Skirt

On Tuesday May 2, 2017, at approximately 2:31 PM the Pleasant Hill Police Department responded to the report of an unidentified male chasing a...

EBRPD: Rattlesnake Safety in the Regional Parks

The following was submitted by the East Bay Regional Park District regarding rattlesnake safety in the local regional parks. A reminder from the East Bay...

LUHSD Superintendent Issues Statement on Suicide Prevention

Eric Volta, superintendent of the Liberty Union High School District has released a message to the community regarding suicide prevention on the District’s website....

Pleasant Hill Police Locate Missing “At Risk” Man

Pleasant Hill Police seeks your help in locating a missing "at risk" person. Norman Spellberg, White Male 91 years old, last seen wearing a dark...

Los Vaqueros Reservoir is 94 Percent Full

This week, the Contra Costa Water District announced that Los Vaqueros Reservoir was 94% full. Right now, they are storing more than 150,000 acre-feet of...

Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County Offers Training for Defusing Hatred

Walnut Creek, CA – In light of the increased violence and aggression in our community, our country and our world, the Interfaith Council of...

Monday: May Day March Set to Close Concord Roads

Concord, CA - On Monday, May 1, 2017, at approximately 4:00 PM, west bound Willow Pass Rd from Galindo St to Gateway Blvd will...

Update: Walnut Creek Murder Suspect Now in Custody

After roughly 19-hours, a standoff with a man suspected of shooting and killing a women in Walnut Creek has ended peacefully with the man...

Saturday: Local Law Enforcement Participate in National Prescription Take Back

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10 AM to 2 PM, local law enforcement in Contra Costa County and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)...

Walnut Creek: Woman Shot and Killed at Larkey Park

On Thursday, at 1:30 pm, Walnut Creek Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 1900 block of 1st Avenue (near Buena Vista Avenue)....

Oakley Agrees to Assist East Contra Costa Fire in Funding Knightsen Fire Station

On Tuesday, the City of Oakley stated they would be willing to come to the table to assist the East Contra Costa Fire Protection...