Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

County: New Online Tool Identifies Daycare Facilities and Kindergartens with Low Immunization Rates

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) launched an online tool on March 4 to raise awareness about the growing number of parents who avoid school-required...

Contra Costa County Sheriff Warns Scammers At It Again

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would again like to warn the public about people who are impersonating employees of the Office...

Volunteer: Upper Sand Creek Basin Restoration Project

Volunteers are wanted for a community service day at the Upper Sand Creek Basin, $10 million flood protection and habitat restoration project recently constructed....

Highway 4 Injury Accident Shuts Down Westbound Lanes in Antioch

At 11:48 pm, the California Highway Patrol issued a severe traffic alert on Highway 4 which left all westbound 4 lanes past A Street...

AMR Announces New General Manager for Contra Costa County

American Medical Response (AMR) has announced that Erik Rohde has been named the new General Manager for Contra Costa County. The appointment came in...

CHP Seeks Witnesses to Shooting on Highway 4 Near Bay Point

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County Health Officials Link Two More Measles Cases to UC Berkeley Student

Two relatives of a UC Berkeley student who contracted measles earlier this month have also come down with the disease, Contra Costa Health Services...

National Weather Service Issues Flood Advisory Until 7:30 am Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory in the San Francisco Bay Area which includes Contra Costa County. The advisory was issued...

Community College District Approves Placing $450 Million Bond on June Ballot

The Contra Costa Community College District Board on Wednesday agreed to place a $450 million bond on the June Ballot to further update and...

World War I Replica Aircraft Flips Over at Buchanan Field

At roughly 12:39 pm, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District crews responded to Buchanan Field to assist airport personnel with uprighting an airplane which...

Community College District Likely to Place $450 Million Bond on June Ballot

The Contra Costa County Community College District Board will discuss on Wednesday whether or not to place a $450 million bond on the June...

Free Anti-Bullying and Predator Software Offered to Contra Costa County Parents

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson on Friday urged parents to pick up free “Computer Cop” software aimed at protecting children from online...

Contra Costa Fire District Awarded $9.57 Million Federal Grant

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has been awarded some much needed aid in the form of a $9.57 million federal grant to...

Firefighters: Fire Chief’s Pay Cut Offer Not Quite the Same Sacrifice

In response to news that Moraga Orinda Fire District Chief Stephen Healy will ask the Board of Directors for a "temporary" 9.5% pay cut...

Photos: Operation Welcome USMC LCpl. Isaac Marker

We want to welcome home Lcpl Issac Marker for his service and also thank those who woke up early Sunday to welcome him home...

Government Offices, Schools Closed Monday

Just a reminder that Contra Costa County, federal, city offices and local Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of...

Antioch BART Park and Ride Lot Now Relocated

(OAKLAND) – Effective Sunday, February 16, 2014, the Park & Ride lot at the corner of Hillcrest Avenue and Sunset Drive in Antioch will...

Measles Warning After Infected Student Rides BART

According to Bay Area health officials, some people in the San Francisco Bay Area were potentially exposed to measles last week when a UC...

Contra Costa Water District Encourages Water Conservation

Concord – Recent storms brought much needed rain to the Bay Area and snow to the Sierras, but there is still a large hole...

Local 1230 President Calls for Fire Districts to Consolidate

With the results of scientific polling highlighting a $98 parcel tax will likely fail in June, a local firefighter union is now encouraging the...