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40-Acres Burn During Winter Island Fires

This afternoon, fire crews responded to a series of vegetation fires on Winter Island near New York Slough and Middle Slough behind the Dow...

Sunday: Free Screening of “Behind the Orange Curtain”

There is a free community event on Sunday March 10 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Brenden Threature in Concord as there will be a...

Sheriffs Office Arrests 22 for Providing Booze to Minors

Kudos go out to the Contra Costa County Sheriff and California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control who arrested 22-people for purchasing alcohol for minors...

Photos: Supervisor Glover’s Grant Writing Workshop

Supervisor Federal Glover hosted a Grant Writing Workshop on Wednesday in Martinez at the Shell Clubhouse where the event drew over 100 attendees. Kathleen Odne...

1-1-2 Emergency Telephone Number FACTS

Hat tip Contra Costa County Firefighters who put out the following information that I wanted to pass along regarding the terrible advice being passed...

Central Labor Council Announces Board Elections

Our friends over at the Central Labor Council of Contra Costa County announced their election results to fill spots on their Executive Board, Trustees,...

Supervisors OK Northern Waterfront Plan

If this works out as planned, this could be something neat for contra Costa County as the Board of Supervisors approved a Nothern Waterfront...

Solid Read: Why calling for an ambulance means you’ll also get a fire truck

Hat tip to one of my readers who sent me to Contra Costa Times Columnist Tom Barnidge  piece today. Kudos go out to Mr....

Supervisors to Discuss Commercial Vehicles Ban in Discovery Bay Area

Although it’s not receiving much media attention, there is an item that will be discussed tomorrow by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors...

Editorial Attacks CONFIRE With False Meeting Overview

My patience is running a little thin with the Contra Costa Times Editorial Board as they put out an editorial on Sunday, February 17...

Canciamilla Chosen as County’s Next Clerk-Recorder

No surprises here as the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors have appointed former Assemblyman Joe Canciamilla of Pittsburg as the next clerk-recorder in...

CCTA Host Hillcrest Interchange Groundbreaking, Construction Update

As work on Highway 4 continues, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority held a “groundbreaking” for the interchange at Hillcrest Avenue—the fifth and final segment...

PulsePoint: An Emergency Response App Worth Downloading

I received an email on February 6th alerting me that East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (as well as the other Contra Costa County...

Burgis Likely Appointed to Delta Protection Commission

Two items caught my eye for tonight’s Contra Costa County Mayors Conference. The first is that Randy Iwasaki and Ivy Morrison will provide an...

Four Appeals Filed Against Oakley Generating Station Decision

Oakley Mayor Kevin Romick spilled the beans on his blog a few days ago about four groups who are yet again opposing the Oakley...

Photos: DeSaulnier Crab Feed

Here are a few photographs I took from Senator Mark DeSaulniers crab feed on Friday evening.  It truly was a fabulous event as the...

Photo: Prep Work Begins for Senator DeSaulnier’s Crab Feed

I found myself in Pittsburg this morning so I decided to make my way over to Senator Mark DeSaulniers Crab Feed a little bit...

18 Apply for Elected Contra Costa County Elections Post

Here is a little interesting tidbit I wanted to pass along from Lisa Vorderbrueggen of the Contra Costa Times who is reporting 18-people have...

Assemblywoman Bonilla Hires Van de Brooke

Here is a bit of interesting news out of Concord as Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla hired Tomi Van de Brooke as her District Director. Van...

Byron Boys Ranch Escapee

Via Amanda Dove at the Delta Sun Times,  the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Department is reporting that a juvenile male has escaped the Byron...