2015-2016 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year Announced

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., September 25, 2015, Last night, in an energy-filled and packed Concord Hilton banquet room, Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata,...

Local Cities to Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Event Saturday

This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, come to one of the almost 5,000 collection sites around the nation to return...

CHP: Walnut Creek Stabbing Suspect at Large

CHP – Contra Costa is seeking our community's assistance in sharing this information and locating the following suspect. At approximately 4:27 PM, passing motorists reported...

Contra Costa District Attorney Announces Truancy Courts for Parents

This fall, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the Contra Costa Superior Court and local school districts, will launch its...

Contra Costa County Expands Access to Healthcare for Undocumented Adults

– The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a plan Tuesday in a 4-1 vote to expand access to healthcare for residents...

Home Care Workers Ask Contra Costa County Supervisors for Wage Increases

Martinez, CA - Home care workers again gathered at the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to demand a wage increase. Contra Costa home care...

Vasco: Re-Striping the Roadway Set to Begin Wednesday Night

The night paving work on Vasco Road is complete announced Contra Costa County Public Works Tuesday afternoon. The schedule for re-striping the roadway and grinding...

Southern California Water Districts to Purchase Delta Property Parcels

SHADES OF OWENS VALLEY: Metropolitan Water District and Westlands Water District Moving to Purchase Delta Property Parcels in Path of Proposed Delta Tunnels Project Los...

Delta Waterways Cleaner for Delta Protection Commission Efforts

Last Saturday, East Contra Costa had more than 600 volunteers participate in Coastal Cleanup and Creek Cleanup in Antioch, Brentwood, Discovery Bay and Oakley....

National Voter Registration Day is September 22nd

Contra Costa County would like to invite you to participate in National Voter Registration Day which will be celebrated on September 22nd. The Contra...

United Sportsmen in Concord Closes All U.S.I. Rifle and Pistol Ranges Until Further Notice

United Sportsmen, located on Evora Rd. in Concord, has closed all the U.S.I. rifle and pistol ranges until further notice, according to a message...

Sept. 21: Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday

A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Monday, September 21 in the Bay Area due to unhealthy air quality and smog. The...

Sept. 19-25: Highway 4 to see Lane Closures, SR-160 Full Closures

During the week of Sept. 19-25, Highway 4 will see lane closures between Antioch and Pittsburg while Oakley will see SR-160 closed in the...

Vasco Road Construction to Continue Saturday Night

Roadwork on Vasco Road will continue Saturday night.  The schedule for paving is now as follows: Saturday night, September 19, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00...

El Cerrito Police: Assault on Officer Results in Damage to Police Vehicle

On Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:40 pm, an El Cerrito Police Department officer had just left the police department and was driving northbound...

National Weather Service Issues Alert, Hot Weather Expected this Weekend

After a week of mild temperatures in the 70's and 80's, the National Weather Service announced that temperatures will hit 100 degrees on Sunday. You...

Update: Missing 8-Year-Old Danville Boy Located

Law enforcement officers are currently searching for a missing eight year old boy believed to be near Camino Tasajara and Blackhawk Road in Danville. The...

Update: Vasco Road Construction Cancelled Tonight, Resumes Friday

The night paving scheduled for tonight, September 17, 2015, has been cancelled due to problems with the availability of paving material from the plant. ...

Contra Costa: DA Announces Program to Test Backlogged Rape Kits

More Than 2,000 Rape Kits to be Tested Using Funding Received through the Manhattan District Attorney’s Initiative In June 2015, District Attorney Mark Peterson directed...

Stand Down on the Delta Helps More than 350 Veterans, Draws 800 Volunteers

After more than two-years in the making, The Delta Veterans Group held their 4-day Stand Down on the Delta event which attracted more than...