Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Mt. Diablo Wildfire Smoke May Impact Bay Area Air Quality

SAN FRANCISCO– The Bay Area Air Quality Management is issuing a smoke advisory to Bay Area residents this afternoon due to wildfire smoke from...

Immediate Evacuation: Oak Hill Lane at Curry Canyon and Curry Pt.

Since the County website server is "busy", we wanted to post this information that came across the TV screen onto our site. UPDATE: Evacuation center...

Updated: Morgan Territory Vegetation Fire Hits 500 Acres

At 1:07 pm, Firefighters from East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a vegetation fire out on Morgan Territory Road. As crews arrived,...

Firefighters Place Signs at Stations Warning Public of Future Closures

Firefighters of Contra Costa County are trying to get the word out early about the next round of station closures as they are...

CONFIRE: Two Man Crews to Respond to Low Level Calls

Folks serviced by Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will see a new pilot program rolled out today which is being called a "medical...

Contra Costa Firefighters Answer Frequently Asked Questions

In an attempt to raise awareness about fire services in Contra Costa County, the Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Fire produced a Frequently...

Senator DeSaulnier Statement on Bay Bridge Opening

Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) issued the following statement regarding the Bay Bridge opening. “As we celebrate Labor Day weekend, it is appropriate we recognize the...

Fletcher Recovery Fund: Community Coming Together To Support Family

On August 16, a family’s way of life forever changed in an instant as Richard Fletcher of Antioch was the victim of a hit...

Photos: Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair

On Saturday, the 6th annual Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair in Brentwood provided an opportunity for the community to discuss and prepare for the...

CCTA Celebrates Completion of First Phase of Sand Creek Road Interchange Improvements

Brentwood, CA: Today the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) celebrated the completion of the first stage of construction on the Sand Creek Road Interchange...

Meeting Reminders: Resident Input Needed Regarding Future of Fire Services

Beginning tonight, August 19, Fitch and Associates, LLC (Fitch) will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and...

Fire Danger: Red Flag Warning Issued in San Francisco Bay Area

A Red Flag Warning has been issued in the San Francisco Bay Area which raises the chances that a fire could start Sunday evening...

Contra Costa County Avoid the 25 Anti-DUI Task Force Joins National Crackdown to Reduce...

– From mid-August through the Labor Day holiday weekend, law enforcement officials will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide...

West Nile Virus Activity Continues with Steady Stream of Dead Birds

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) announces that six more dead birds are positive for West Nile...

Jeff Carman Chosen to Replace Chief Louder as Contra Costa Fire Chief

Jeff Carman of the Roseville Fire Department has been selected out of 42 applicants as the top candidate to replace Daryl Louder as chief...

Fatal Boating Collision Near Bethel Island Sunday Afternoon

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Patrol Unit is currently investigating a fatal boating collision. On Sunday at about 1:48 PM, Marine...

Congressman McNerney Joins Contra Costa Firefighters for Dinner

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters hosted Congressman Jerry McNerney for dinner last night at Station 82 last night to talk fire services...

CONFIRE: Resident Input Needed Regarding Future of Fire Services

Beginning Monday August 19, Fitch and Associates, LLC (Fitch) will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to engage citizens regarding current and...

Senator DeSaulnier Statement on Looming BART Strike

Today, Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D- Concord) issued the following statement regarding the pending BART Strike. “The top priority for BART and its labor unions must...

Contra Costa County to Host Gun Buyback Program Today

The following message is courtesy of the Brentwood Police Officers Association regarding today's Gun Buyback Program which will occur at the Contra Costa County...