Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Designate a Sober Driver This St. Patrick’s Day

— With St. Patrick's Day today the Avoid the 25 anti-DUI task force is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if...

Public Invited to Forums for Contra Costa Mental Health Funding

Contra Costa Health Services’ Behavioral Health Services Division invites the public to give feedback at a series of community forums about mental health needs...

Contra Costa: New Health Campaign Targets Juice Drinks

Concord, CA – Images of toothy monsters on juice drink containers are providing East Bay parents with an aggressive wake-up call about the dangers...

Volunteers Help Plant 2,000 Plants During Sand Creek Basin Restoration Work Day

Saturdays Sand Creek Basin Restoration Project work day event had more than 150 volunteers participate where they helped plant over 2,000 native plants, trees...

Survey: Contra Costa Stores Target Kids With Unhealthy Promotions

Martinez, CA – Stores in Contra Costa County regularly carry and promote harmful products such as candy-flavored tobacco products, sweetened alcoholic drinks and sugary...

County: New Online Tool Identifies Daycare Facilities and Kindergartens with Low Immunization Rates

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) launched an online tool on March 4 to raise awareness about the growing number of parents who avoid school-required...

Contra Costa County Sheriff Warns Scammers At It Again

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would again like to warn the public about people who are impersonating employees of the Office...

Volunteer: Upper Sand Creek Basin Restoration Project

Volunteers are wanted for a community service day at the Upper Sand Creek Basin, $10 million flood protection and habitat restoration project recently constructed....

Highway 4 Injury Accident Shuts Down Westbound Lanes in Antioch

At 11:48 pm, the California Highway Patrol issued a severe traffic alert on Highway 4 which left all westbound 4 lanes past A Street...

AMR Announces New General Manager for Contra Costa County

American Medical Response (AMR) has announced that Erik Rohde has been named the new General Manager for Contra Costa County. The appointment came in...

CHP Seeks Witnesses to Shooting on Highway 4 Near Bay Point

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County Health Officials Link Two More Measles Cases to UC Berkeley Student

Two relatives of a UC Berkeley student who contracted measles earlier this month have also come down with the disease, Contra Costa Health Services...

National Weather Service Issues Flood Advisory Until 7:30 am Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory in the San Francisco Bay Area which includes Contra Costa County. The advisory was issued...

Community College District Approves Placing $450 Million Bond on June Ballot

The Contra Costa Community College District Board on Wednesday agreed to place a $450 million bond on the June Ballot to further update and...

World War I Replica Aircraft Flips Over at Buchanan Field

At roughly 12:39 pm, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District crews responded to Buchanan Field to assist airport personnel with uprighting an airplane which...

Community College District Likely to Place $450 Million Bond on June Ballot

The Contra Costa County Community College District Board will discuss on Wednesday whether or not to place a $450 million bond on the June...

Free Anti-Bullying and Predator Software Offered to Contra Costa County Parents

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson on Friday urged parents to pick up free “Computer Cop” software aimed at protecting children from online...

Contra Costa Fire District Awarded $9.57 Million Federal Grant

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has been awarded some much needed aid in the form of a $9.57 million federal grant to...

Firefighters: Fire Chief’s Pay Cut Offer Not Quite the Same Sacrifice

In response to news that Moraga Orinda Fire District Chief Stephen Healy will ask the Board of Directors for a "temporary" 9.5% pay cut...

Photos: Operation Welcome USMC LCpl. Isaac Marker

We want to welcome home Lcpl Issac Marker for his service and also thank those who woke up early Sunday to welcome him home...