Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm House Fire in Bay Point

At 10:25 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire on Inlet Drive in Bay Point after...

Concord: Firefighters Rescue Transient Trapped in Storm Drain

At 8:57 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a confined space rescue in the 2000 block of Arnold Industrial Way in...

CHP: 2 Dead, 5 Injured in Wrong-Way Driver Crash on Highway 24

The California Highway Patrol reported that at around 1:52 am Sunday, they responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 24 between Fish Ranch Road...

Bethel Island: 1 Injured in Jet Ski Crash, Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 6:15 pm Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a jet ski crash off Riverview Road off...

4 Vehicle Crash Blocks Traffic on Eastbound Highway 4

At 8:22 am Saturday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a 4-vehicle crash on eastbound Highway 4 between Railroad and Bailey. It...

Episode #059: Steve Aubert Talks Fire Prevention and 4th of July Fireworks

On this episode, I chat with Steve Aubert, who is the Fire Marshal for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. We get into...

AAA: Uncle Sam Wants YOU To Outsmart Traffic this Fourth of July

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. --  AAA projects nearly 49 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate Independence Day this summer, the highest...

East Contra Costa Fire Announces Fireworks Take Back Program

Unique Program Encourages Residents to Safely Dispose of Dangerous and Illegal Fireworks Brentwood, Calif. -- For the first time ever, East Contra Costa Fire Protection...

Supervisor Burgis: District 3 Committee Openings

The Board of Supervisors receives valuable input and community participation from numerous citizen advisory boards on a range of issues. Boards usually meet monthly...

Walnut Creek: Firefighters Limit 2-Alarm Vegetation Fire to 15-Acres

At 2:15 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa County Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the 1500 block of Marchbanks Drive...
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Walnut Creek Police Release Body Camera Footage in Officer Involved Fatal Shooting

On Tuesday, the Walnut Creek Police Department released video that included an explanation from the department on the officer involved fatal shooting on June...

BART Crime up 115% over 4-Years, Fare Evasion at 15% of Ridership

The Alameda County Grand Jury issued its report Monday where it stated violent crime had increased by 115% over the past 5-years while fare...

Operation Broken Heart Results in Child Exploitation Arrests in Contra Costa County

Martinez, Calif. – Investigators with the Contra Costa County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force recently participated in Operation Broken Heart, a nationwide effort...

CASE Seizes Machine Gun with Grenade Launcher During Operation

Earlier this year, the CASE Team received a tip and launched an investigation into a person who allegedly obtained Glock conversion switches. When installed,...

BART Seeks Feedback on a Antioch BART Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge

BART today announced that it is looking to improve access to the BART Antioch station and that they are exploring the interest of a...

Contra Costa Fire Moves Scanner Traffic to Tactical Channels on Structure Responses

For scanner enthusiast who listen to Contra Costa County Fire Radio Traffic, you may have noticed it has been quiet on the radio during...
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Bethel Island: Firefighters Battle 3-Acre Vegetation Fire

At around 8:00 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire on Dutch...

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-680 Near Treat Blvd in Walnut Creek

Just before 1:00 am Saturday, the California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian at the I-680 and Treat...
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East Contra Costa Firefighters Limit Vegetation Fire to 4 Acres

At around 7:00 pm Friday night, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the 12000...

Man Sentenced to 16 Years 8 Months in State Prison for Multiple Human Trafficking...

 Martinez, Calif. – On June 20, 2019, Timothy Townsel of Modesto, California was sentenced to 16 years 8 months in state prison for two...