Byron: Firefighters Prevent Boat and RV Damage During 52-acre Fire

At 4:47 pm Wednesday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire along the Byron Highway in Byron. While en route,...

Lafayette Police Arrest Antioch Woman; Search Called Off for Suspect Who Pushed Officers

Lafayette police searched the creek bed behind the Lafayette Community Park Wednesday after a man they attempted to contact reportedly ran from them, escaping into...

School Districts Announce Policy for Providing Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Brentwood, Liberty, Byron, Oakley & Knightsen School Districts, today announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National...

Contra Costa Homeless Respite Program Honored with National Award

A Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) program that provides healthcare, shelter and other services to homeless county residents referred by local hospitals for care...

Bay Point: CONFIRE Battling 2-Alarm Vegetation Fire

At 1:16 pm, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the 4700 block of Evora Road near the...

Firefighters Local 1230 Vote “No Confidence” in Chief Henderson

The union representing East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters took a vote of no confidence in Fire Chief Hugh Henderson last week. In a...

ECCFPD June Response Time Averages 7:52 Minutes

During the month of June, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District ran a total of 572 service calls with an average response time...

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Attempted Homicide in Bay Point

Detectives from from Office of the Sheriff are investigating an attempted homicide that occurred in Bay Point on Sunday. At about 10:57 pm, Deputy Sheriffs...

Danville Police Investigate Murder-Suicide

Danville Police detectives are investigating the deaths of two Danville residents in what is believed to be a murder-suicide. Police Chief Steve Simpkins said at...

Woman Suffers Broken Leg in Delta Jet Ski Accident, Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 7:50 pm Sunday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to the 3900 block of Holland Tract Road in Knigthsen for a...

East Contra Costa Fire Releases Breakdown of Benefit Assessment Vote

On Friday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District released a breakdown of its Benefit Assessment vote which highlighted how voters across the District...

July 6-10: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures, Local Street Closures

Here is a look at the Highway 4 Construction for July 6-10. This week, State Route 4 will have multiple lane closures while the...

Bethel Island: Man Shot by Girlfriend Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 6:44pm Saturday, a man on Bethel Island was reportedly shot in the abdomen and was airlifted to a local hospital. According to the East...

Delta River Rats Hockey Team Hosts Water Tote Fundraiser

The Delta River Rats Hockey team is hosting a fundraiser to help pay for a trip to a tournament while trying to help people...

Byron: Man Ejected From Vehicle During Crash, Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 1:23 am, East Contra Costa Firefighters responded to Byron Highway near Bruns Road for a report of a vehicle rollover with injury. Upon arrival,...

Rep. McNerney Calls on Congress to Authorize Regional Water Recycling Projects

Antioch, CA – Recognizing that water recycling is a critical part of a larger, comprehensive approach to addressing California’s drought crisis, Congressman Jerry McNerney...

Keusch: Keeping Pets Safe on 4th Of July, What If My Pet Goes Missing?

Did You Know That More Pets Go Missing on the 4th of July Than Any Other Day of the Year? In the city of Antioch...

Girl Scout Troop 33382 Offers Tips For Keeping Pets Safe During 4th of July

Girl Scout Troop 33382 is offering advice to the community to help keep pets safe this Fourth of July. This is part of a...

Sheriffs Office: This 4th of July, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

Martinez, CA – The 4th of July is one of America’s favorite holidays. But the holiday quickly goes from festive to fatal when people...

Marine Patrol: Deputies Swim 100 Yards to Shore After Boat Sinks

Two Deputy Sheriffs from the Contra Costa County Marine Patrol safely swam to shore near Bay Point on Wednesday after their boat sank off...