Update: 49-Year-Old Man Dead After Barricading Himself from Deputies in Byron

Investigators from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the D.A.'s Office are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning...

Senator Steve Glazer Issues Statement on BART Crisis

Sacramento, CA – Senator Steven Glazer released the following statement regarding the crisis facing Bay Area BART commuters. “We are in a transportation crisis in...

Update: Man Barricaded in Byron Now an “Officer Involved Shooting”

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office are currently staged on Hoffman Lane near Highway 4 working an active incident. Editors Note - for newest version...

Contra Costa Water District Board Appoints New Board Member

CONCORD - On March 16, 2016, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved Ernesto Avila to fill the Board vacancy...

BART Flying in “Outside Experts” to Assist with Electrical Issue that Damages 50 Cars

A bus bridge is continuing today for riders traveling between Pittsburg/Bay Point and North Concord stations as crews work to pinpoint the source of an...

Tony Amador Joins Katheryn Nance in Challenging McNerney in District 9 Congressional Race

Antonio "Tony" Amador announced on March 15 that he will be challenging Congressman Jerry McNerney for the 9th District in California. Amador, who is a...

New Campaign Highlights Impact of Quality Child Care on Children’s Futures

(Concord, CA) - Kids who attend quality child care programs do better in life. That’s the message of a new campaign in Contra Costa...

Bay Point: Man Taken into Custody After Attempting to Set House on Fire

Just after 3:00 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a male who poured gasoline on the floor of a...

Contra Costa Adds At-a-Glance Health Inspection Signs for Restaurants, Grocers

Businesses that sell food in Contra Costa County will soon post color-coded signs to inform the public about any major health code violations found...

Bonilla, Frazier Name Women of Year for their Assembly Districts

On Monday, Assembly members Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) and Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) recognized members of their Districts as Women of the Year during the...

Hook Line and Sinker: Tournament of Champions Winners Crowned

Over the weekend, Hook Line & Sinker hosted its annual Tournament of Champions Bass Tournament where the team of Patrick Zapponi and Wayne Antoine...

March 14 – 18: Highway 4 Lane Closures Set Through Antioch

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between March 14-18 which will see lane closures through Antioch. FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES: State...

Contra Costa County Home Care Workers Ratify New Contract

Months of Action Result in Wage Increase That Will Eventually Reach $12.25/hour Martinez, CA - Home care workers in Contra Costa County, represented by SEIU...

East Contra Costa Fire Approves Medical First Responder Fee Waiver Process

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District approved a plan on Monday that will allow residents who are provided with medical service a chance...

Reps. DeSaulnier, McNerney Meet with Constituents in Antioch Town Hall

On Wednesday night, U.S. Members of Congress Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) held a joint Town Hall in Antioch where residents were...

Thursday Night: National Weather Service Issues Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a urban and small stream flood advisory in the San Francisco Bay Area until 8:30 pm Thursday. They...

Byron: Two Injured After Vehicle Crashes into Drainage Ditch

At 12:49 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle accident at Byron Highway and N....

PG&E: Where Does Your Energy Come From? Clean, Renewable Resources

When you flip on a light switch, do you wonder where the energy comes from? Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers may be surprised. Today, 58...

12th Annual Young Children’s Issues Forum Set for March 12

Pleasant Hill, Calif., March 9, 2016– The public is invited to The Twelfth Annual Young Children's Issues Forum, to be held on Saturday, March...

Fundraiser to Help Global Health Fellowship Continue its Work Abroad to Save Lives

A unique program that sends doctors from Contra Costa County to train physicians around the world is holding an event to raise money to...