Byron-Bethany Irrigation District Files Lawsuit to Retain Water Rights

Irrigation District Pursues Legal Action to Retain Water Rights for Hundreds of Local Farmers, Ranchers and Families Lawsuit responds to State Water Resources Control Board...

BART Police Adopt Policy for Interactions with Transgender People

BART Police have adopted a recommendation from the Citizen Review Board for police interactions with transgender people. "This policy is a reflection of our commitment...

High Temperatures Expected to Hit East Contra Costa Thursday Afternoon

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in East Contra Costa County are expected to hit 100 plus degrees in the afternoon. Expected Highs: Antioch -...

Sheriff: Man Dies at United Sportsman Gun Club After Accidentally Shooting Himself

At about 4:41 PM pm Wednesday, the Office of the Sheriff dispatch received a report of someone being shot at the United Sportsman Gun Club...

Sheriff’s Office Issue Update in Tuesdays Highway 4 Homicide, Say its Gang-Related

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are investigating a homicide that occurred last night in Bay Point. On Tuesday at about...

Contra Costa Animal Services Seek Information on Deceased Dog Found in Canal With Legs...

Martinez CA, On Monday June 22, 2015, workers found a deceased dog in the Contra Costa Water District Canal at Walnut Ave near Oak...

Contra Costa Sheriff Investigating Second Homicide on Highway 4 in Three Days

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is investigating a homicide that occurred at the San Marco exit near Highway 4 Tuesday night...

East County Police Departments Participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

Officers from across East Contra Costa County participated in a leg of the Special Olympics Torch Run from Brentwood to Pittsburg on Tuesday which...

Contra Costa Firefighter Donates Bone Marrow to Patient Diagnosed with Leukemia

Daniel Andrade, a local firefighter who recently graduated from the Contra Costa County Fire Academy is helping his community in more ways than one. In...

June 20-26: Highway 4 Includes Lane and Freeway Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 and State Route 160 which includes multiple lane closures and a freeway...

Byron: Vegetation Fire Spreads to House, Causes $50k in Damages

At 6:24 pm Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire which caught a fence on...

Bay Point: Fatal Incident Shuts Down Eastbound Highway 4

At 2:58 pm Saturday, authorities responded to a report of a traffic accident in the center divide with airbags deployed. Upon arrival, one person...

Community Remembers Jeremy “Lumpy” Sturgill Friday Night

Friday night, thousands of people in the community showed up in front of Lumpy's Diner in Antioch to remember Jeremy “Lumpy” Sturgill for a...

Funeral Services for Jeremy “Lumpy” Sturgill

The following information regarding the funeral of Jeremy "Lumpy" Sturgill was provided this morning by his wife Marci Sturgill. Below you will find the...

BART and AC Transit Readies for Record Ridership During Friday Warriors Parade in Oakland

Congratulations on winning the NBA title, Golden State Warriors!  Historic wins mean historic crowds of celebrating basketball fans— and BART has already been preparing...

Danville: Investigation Continues in All Wars Memorial Vandalism

The investigation into the June 8, 2015 vandalism at the All Wars Memorial at Oak Hill Park is continuing as police seek to speak...

Toree McGee a Finalist in 2015 San Francisco 49er Golden Voice Anthem Contest

With more than 500 submissions, Antioch's Toree McGee is a top 10 finalist in the 2015 Golden Voice Anthem and now needs your vote...

Tri Delta Transit to Host Public Hearing to Discuss Changes to Passes and Fares

On Wednesday, June 24, Tri Delta Transit will host a public hearing to discuss changes to 24-Hour passes, fares, and transfers with the arrival...

FBI and Local Law Enforcement Seek Public’s Assistance of Severed Fiber Optic Cables

SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI, in a close-working relationship with local law enforcement agencies in the Bay Area, is requesting assistance to identify the...

June 15-19: Highway 4 Includes Lane and Freeway Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 and State Route 160 which includes multiple lane closures and a freeway...