Antioch Female Dies While in Custody at West County Detention Facility

According to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, at approximately 12:15 PM, medical staff at the West County Detention Facility was on...

CHP: Officer Tyler Carlton Presented With The Silver Medal of Valor

On September 4, 2012, at approximately 8:20 AM, California Highway a Patrol Officer Tyler Carlton performed an extraordinary act of heroism by approaching and...

CCTA: Walnut Creek Introduces “Talking” Traffic Signals to Improve Safety

WALNUT CREEK, CA – This morning, the City of Walnut Creek announced a new cutting-edge technology application that will allow all 100 of the...

BART Board Meets Thursday Night to Discuss Budget

The BART Board of Directors meets Thursday, April 23, at 5 pm to consider topics including the Fiscal Year 2016 Preliminary Budget. This is...

Veterans ‘Stand Down’ Event Planned for Contra Costa County

In an effort to connect homeless veterans in Contra Costa County to the services they need to get back on their feet, Delta Veterans...

Community Health Warning Issued After Flaring at Chevron Refinery

A Public Health Advisory for Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo was issued after flaring at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond.  The flaring began...

April 20-24: Invasive Weed Treatments

Invasive Weed Treatments for the week of April 20-24 from the California State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways where several spots in East...

Walnut Creek: Man Arrested After Allegedly Placing Video Recorder in Public Restroom

The Walnut Creek Police Department announced the arrest of a man who is suspected of placing a video camera in the bathroom of the...

CCWD Adopts 25% Drought Program Consistent with State Mandate/Prohibitions

CONCORD - On April 15, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved an update to their existing drought program to...

BART Launches Crisis Intervention Campaign

With input and guidance from the Bay Area Suicide and Crisis Intervention Alliance (BASCIA), BART is launching a multi-pronged, continuous campaign to address the...

CHP Explorer Program Comes to Contra Costa County

MARTINEZ, CA – On May 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Contra Costa Area will be hosting an "Open House" for...

Road Trip: Contra Costa Elections is Coming to a Town Near You

Officials will be in nine cities on weekends and weeknights to collect vote-by-mail ballots, provide voter information  The Contra Costa County Elections Office is...

Tuesday: EBMUD Board Asked to Declare Stage 4 Drought

Near record-low supply projections put increased conservation, outdoor restrictions, penalties and water purchases on the table OAKLAND, April 13, 2015 — Dismal precipitation this past...

Contra Costa: Mosquitoes Get Early Wake Up Call

It's a long way to the official start of summer, but mosquitoes flourish just the same It's a long way until Memorial Day, the unofficial...

Local and State Transportation Leaders Stand Up for Transportation

OAKLAND, Calif. - Top officials from more than a dozen local and state transportation agencies joined together Thursday in San Francisco to show solidarity...

Contra Costa DA: Arrest Made in Two Cold Case Murders from 1987 and 1993

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark A. Peterson announced that last week his office, in partnership with other police agencies, solved a murder case...

Tonight: Congressman DeSaulnier Kicks Off “First 100 Days” Town Halls

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier will host town halls on Monday, April 6th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in Concord and Wednesday, April 8th, from...

Feds: Martinez Man Linked to Explicit Images of More Than 300 Underage Victims

New federal child sexual exploitation charges lodged against Bay Area man as authorities seek help identifying hundreds of victims OAKLAND, Calif. – A grand jury...

Honda Testing Innovative Automated Vehicle Technology at Concord Naval Weapons Base

CONCORD, CA – Today, Honda announced that it has commenced testing of its automated and connected vehicle technology at the Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS)...

CHP Golden Gate Division Air Operations Unit Makes Three Rescues in 24 hours

Over the weekend, the California Highway Patrol made three rescues involving its Air Operations which included a rescue at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. ...