Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

DA: Residential Care Home Owner Convicted for Several Underground Economy Violations

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa District Attorney Mark A. Peterson and California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announced today that residential care home owner...

EBRPD Trails Challenge: Find Your Path in 2015

The East Bay Regional Park District’s 22st annual Trails Challenge is off and running! Each year, the Park District has challenged Alameda and Contra...

Contra Costa County Health Services Provides a Measles Update

The ongoing measles outbreak in California highlights the importance of vaccinations. Measles is a serious and life-threatening illness that is preventable through vaccination, and...

National Weather Service Issues Several Warnings Which Will Affect Bay Area

The National Weather Service, Bay Area, has issued a heavy rain, high wind gust, and flash flood warning from this evening until Monday. Rainfall is...

PG&E Delivers Record Electric Reliability to Its Customers for Sixth Year in a Row

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it delivered record electric reliability to its customers for the sixth...

Contra Costa: Fire Departments Will Now Provide Gift Cards To Families In Need

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, are proud to announce their partnership with the California Firefighters Foundation and launching a...

Supervisor Mary Piepho Joins the Delta Stewardship Council

Third term Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho was sworn in this week as a member of the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) because...

CALTRANS to Close State Route 4 (SR-4) from Tracy Boulevard to South Roberts Road

Caltrans will close State Route 4 (SR-4) from Tracy Boulevard to South Roberts Road beginning Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:00 pm until Monday, February...

CHP on Super Bowl XLIX: Make the Right Choice, and Designate a Sober Ride...

The California Highway Patrol is encouraging people to become team players this Super Bowl Sunday! Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most celebrated sporting...

Jan: 29-30: Road Work Set For Vasco Road

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform roadwork on Vasco Road to replace roadway delineators from the Alameda County line north to Camino...

$5k Reward Offered in Pleasant Hill Dog Cruelty Case

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction...

Opinion: Deputy Sheriffs Association Wrong in Suing County Supervisors

It’s safe to say that when Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Karen Mitchoff stated that damage has been done between labor unions and...

Claiming Threats, Deputy Sheriffs Association Sues Four Contra Costa Supervisors

Four-of-five Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors have been named in a federal lawsuit over allegations of intimidation and threats of retaliation after a...

Sheriff’s Office: Coroner Requests Public’s Help in Identifying Body Found in Bay Point

An autopsy has been conducted on a decomposed body that was found on Sunday in the waters off Mallard Island near Bay Point. There...

Pleasant Hill: Terrier Puppies Thrown in Trash Rescued

Good Samaritans Carl and Rene were at Paso Nogal park in Pleasant Hill yesterday when their Australian Shepherd dog alerted to a plastic trash...

Photos: Volunteers Pull Trash from Upper Sand Creek Basin

On January 19, nearly 35 volunteers cleaned up trash at the Upper Sand Creek Basin in Antioch during the Martin Luther King Day of...

Nurses Win Stronger Patient Care Voice, New Protections at Kaiser Permanente

With a settlement that is likely to elevate RN standards across the nation, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today announced a major tentative...

Deadline to File as Candidate for 7th Senatorial District Race Set for Jan. 23

MARTINEZ – Joseph E. Canciamilla, the County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, reminds all residents in the state’s 7th Senatorial District that Friday, January...

District Attorney Association Supports Supervisor Salary Adjustment

The following letter was written and submitted to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors by the President of the Contra Costa County District...

5-0: Board of Supervisors Take First Step in Repealing Salary Adjustment

In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors took the first step to repeal an ordinance that would have granted...