Contra Costa: Crackdown on Drunk Driving During The Holiday Season

CA — This time of year, with all the holiday parties and festivities, many party-goers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating with alcohol,...

CHP-Contra Costa: Church Donates 70 Boxes of Toys for Toy Drive

MARTINEZ, Calif. - Pastor Monty Stewart, his wife Janelle Stewart, and Carin Musak with the Christ Community Church of the Nazarene brought in 70...

BART Citizen Review Board Considers Recommendation on Transgender Policy

The Citizen Review Board that advises BART Police is considering a recommendation that BART PD adopt a policy for interactions with transgender people. “Most law...

Supervisor Piepho: Help Us Fight Hunger

For every $1 donated, the Food Bank is able to distribute $4 of nutritious food.  Food Bank serves 1 in 8 residents. $0.96 of every...

Contra Costa Water District Set to Interview Six Finalist for Division 5 Seat

The Contra Costa Water District is set to interview six finalist for the Board of Directors Division 5 seat on Dec. 10th. The vacancy is...

Veterinary Dentists Are Bringing Shelter Pets and Adopters Together

Martinez, CA (Dec. 3, 2014) – Pets in animal shelters have a new ally in their search for homes: veterinary dentists. Thanks to the Foundation...

Contra Costa County: Flood Advisory in Effect Until 9:00 pm

For the second day in a row, the National Weather Service has announced a flood advisory in the San Francisco Bay Area which also...

Park District Police Offering $10,000 Reward in Oakland Hills Slaying

The East Bay Regional Park District is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting death of an...

Sheriffs Office: Sandbags Being Made Available

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff has announced that with expected showers coming this weekend, sandbags will be available for the unincorporated...

Contra Costa Firefighters Provide Helpful Tips When Frying a Turkey, Warn of Dangers

The Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, provided the following information to ensure safety while preparing a Thanksgiving meal. They issued helpful...

Nov. 27: Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thanksgiving

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27. Wood burning is banned for the full 24-hours. This...

CHP Wishes Community Safe and Happy Thanksgiving

The California Highway Patrol, Golden Gate Division would like to take the opportunity to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. The...

Nov. 26: Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued

Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Wednesday for the full 24 hours. Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be...

Nov. 25: Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued

Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Tuesday, for the full 24 hours. Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be...

CHP: Wet Weather is Here – Are You Ready? Is Your Vehicle Ready?

The CHP issued a reminder that as we enter into Autumn and Winter, the Bay Area weather will bring rain, fog, and snow in...

Deputy Sheriffs Association Files Claim Against County to Recover Lost Pension Benefits

The Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association (DSA) has filed claim against Contra Costa County stating their members have suffered while the county has...

Contra Costa Unions Set to Announce Referendum to Overturn 33 percent Supervisor Pay Raise

A coalition of county organizations and community activists will officially announce the launch of a petition signature drive to demand a referendum as a...

Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office Looking for Neighborhood Watch Captains

The Office of the Sheriff is actively looking for Neighborhood Watch Captains to lead Neighborhood Watch groups in the unincorporated areas. The Neighborhood Watch...

Nov. 22: Contra Costa County to Host Gun Buyback Program

On Saturday November 22, you are invited to turn in unwanted firearms during the Gun Buyback program event.  This is aimed to allow citizens...

Contra Costa Deputy Sheriffs Association Starts Petition to Reverse Supervisor Salary Increase

In response to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voting to give themselves a 33% pay raise on Nov. 4, the Contra Costa...