Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

Clayton Firehouse Could Reopen After Fire Chiefs Plan Approved

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, who also serve as the fire board, approved a plan Tuesday by Contra Costa Fire Protection District...

Supervisor Federal Glover Battles Fake Twitter Account

Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover alerted the public today that someone has created and been using an unauthorized Twitter account in his name....

Pittsburg Superior Court Announces Extended Hours for Accepting Traffic Payments

Beginning April 1, 2014, individuals with traffic cases in the Pittsburg Branch will have more time to make payments on their traffic cases. To implement...

Mt. Diablo Recycling Awarded 10-Year Recycling Contract

Walnut Creek – After months of negotiating and several bid clarifications later, the Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, which manages solid waste and...

Firefighters Thank Community for Participation in “Squish Out Cancer” Fundraiser

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, on behalf of the East Contra Costa Firefighters would like to thank the community...

Symposium Offers Skills, Tips to Write Better Applications for Grants

PITTSBURG (MARCH 17, 2014) -- The popular workshop about writing better applications for grants will be returning to Pittsburg this March 26. “Because of the...

Saturday: Congressman McNerney To Host Financial Literacy Workshop

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced he will host a financial literacy workshop on Saturday, March 22nd for residents of Contra Costa...

Designate a Sober Driver This St. Patrick’s Day

— With St. Patrick's Day today the Avoid the 25 anti-DUI task force is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if...

Public Invited to Forums for Contra Costa Mental Health Funding

Contra Costa Health Services’ Behavioral Health Services Division invites the public to give feedback at a series of community forums about mental health needs...

Contra Costa: New Health Campaign Targets Juice Drinks

Concord, CA – Images of toothy monsters on juice drink containers are providing East Bay parents with an aggressive wake-up call about the dangers...

Volunteers Help Plant 2,000 Plants During Sand Creek Basin Restoration Work Day

Saturdays Sand Creek Basin Restoration Project work day event had more than 150 volunteers participate where they helped plant over 2,000 native plants, trees...

Survey: Contra Costa Stores Target Kids With Unhealthy Promotions

Martinez, CA – Stores in Contra Costa County regularly carry and promote harmful products such as candy-flavored tobacco products, sweetened alcoholic drinks and sugary...

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...