Oct. 26-30: Highway 4 Traffic Updates

Here is a look at this weeks Highway 4 Construction Schedule where commuters will see lane closures on Highway 4 Monday – Friday. FULL FREEWAY...

Contra Costa Transportation Authority Launches Public Outreach Effort

WALNUT CREEK, California – The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is launching a major effort to solicit input into what transportation projects and programs...

Contra Costa Board of Supervisors Pass on Public Safety Tax for 2016 Election

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to pass on a county wide special tax to fund police and fire...

Air District Strengthens Wood Burning Rule

Changes intended to further protect residents from fine particle pollution in wood smoke SAN FRANCISCO - The Board of Directors of the Bay Area Air...

Opinion: Lets Fix the ECCFPD Funding Problem

The residents of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) are being treated as second class citizens in the Contra Costa County government...

Mosquitoes and Chickens in Martinez Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Fogging scheduled for Tuesday evening  CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that a group of mosquitoes and a...

Six Injured in Vasco Road Accident Sunday Night

At 6:56 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle accident at Vasco Road and Camino...

Oct 19-23: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures Throughout the Week

Here is a look at this weeks Highway 4 Construction Schedule where commuters will see lane closures on Highway 4 Monday - Friday. FULL FREEWAY...

Danville Police Seeking Suspect in Business Burglary

The Danville Police are looking for the community's help in finding this burglar. In the early morning hours of 10/14/15, this individual broke the front...

FBI: Six Children Recovered, Fifty-Two Johns Arrested In the Bay Area

FBI Announces Results of Nationwide Human Trafficking Operation SAN FRANCISCO – Officials from the FBI and 30 Bay Area law enforcement agencies announced today that 149...

Upcoming Byron Highway Road Construction Schedule

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform road work on Byron Highway between the intersections of Marsh Creek Road and Brentwood Boulevard...

Home Care Workers Make Plea to County Supervisors for Higher Wages

Martinez, CA –Home care workers and their supporters gathered at the Contra Costa County Administration Building Tuesday morning to demand that the County Board...

Assemblywoman Bonilla’s Bill Increasing Campaign Transparency Signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Bonilla’s AB 990, which increases campaign transparency and voter access to information, was signed into law over the weekend by the...

Sustainable Contra Costa Award Winners Announced

What began seven years ago as a vision by a few volunteers to raise public interest around local sustainability issues, has grown into a...

Oct 12-16: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at this weeks Highway 4 Construction Schedule where commuters will see lane closures on Highway 4 Monday through Friday. FULL FREEWAY...

Antioch Man Arrested For Lafayette Bank Robbery Thursday

Lafayette police tracked and eventually arrested an Antioch man who allegedly robbed the Mechanics Bank at 3640 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Thursday, finding him sitting...

New California Dyslexia Laws Signed by Governor Brown

Governor Jerry Brown signed important legislation today (AB 1369 –Frazier, D - Oakley) aimed at helping dyslexic children in California public schools. This is...

Danville Police Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Byron Man

Danville Police report that a traffic stop Wednesday morning resulted in the arrest of a 23 year old Byron man on firearms charges. Lt. Allan...

Update: Concord City Attorney’s Death Was Apparent Suicide

Concord City Attorney Mark Coon has passed away, according to an email sent to all city staff by Concord City Manager Valerie Barone. Details of...

Supervisor Piepho Explains Why She Does Not Speak to Local Publication

Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho has been asked by some to clarify statements made by a local publication that she does not speak...