Firefighters Come Out Against Brentwood Fire Solution, Agrees to Restart Talks

On Tuesday night, the City of Brentwood took no action on their proposed Memorandum of Understanding which was aimed to keep a fourth East...

Editorial: Fire District Should Hit Pause on “Brentwood Only” Fire Option, Then Reset

With Brentwood set to likely approve its Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday that would supplement funding for a fire station in the downtown Brentwood...

County Agrees to Help Fund Knightsen Fire Station, Oakley Delay’s Decision

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors agreed to come to the table and assist the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District...

Oakley: 5 Injured in Vehicle Crash, 1 Airlifted to Hospital

At 3:38 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle crash at East Cypress Road and Jersey...

Contra Costa Relay For Life Events Set for Summer 2017

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is set to host 11 events this summer in Contra Costa County to help raise fund...

Discovery Bay Rescinds Support of “ECV” Tax Reallocation Plan to Fund Fire District

Last week, the Town of Discovery Bay Community Services District changed course and officially pulled its support of a plan by East County Voters...

Byron: Man Airlifted to Local Hospital after Motorcycle Crash

At 4:08 pm Thursday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to the area of Camino Diablo and Vasco Road for a report...

Brentwood Votes to Move Forward With Funding Downtown Brentwood Fire Station

On Tuesday, the City of Brentwood voted 5-0 to direct the city manager to draft an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to be presented to...

Op Ed: EBRPD is Not the Answer for East County Fire District’s Funding Challenges

This is a Local Problem in need of a Local Solution For 80+ years, East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has been well known for...

Contra Costa County, Oakley Push Back Against Brentwood Claims on Fire Meetings

After the City of Brentwood and East Contra Costa Fire Protection District voted to move forward on a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure a...

East Contra Costa Fire Agrees to Work with Brentwood on Fourth Station Funding

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District took steps to ensure a fourth fire station remains open by agreeing to work on...

Helmick Talks East Contra Costa Fire After Being Named Fire Chief

In April, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is set to hand over the reins of the District to Brian Helmick who will serve...

Oakley City Council Discusses East Contra Costa Fire Options, Opt to Send Letter

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council held a work session to discuss its options with regards to fire service and the East Contra Costa...

Five More Agencies Come Out Against ECV Fire Plan to “Voluntarily Give up Revenue”

Five Contra Costa entities came out on Wednesday against a plan proposed by the East County Voters For Equal Protection (ECV) to voluntarily give...

East Bay Regional Parks Board Announces Director for Ward Seven

The East Bay Regional Park District announced the appointment of Hercules resident Colin Coffey to the Ward 7 seat of the EBRPD Board of...

Six East Contra Costa School Districts Tell Group to Find Another Fire Solution, Call...

On Wednesday, six East Contra Costa County School Districts wrote a letter to the co-chairs of East County Voters For Equal protection (ECV) that...

East Contra Costa Fire Ran 6,785 Calls for Service in 2016, 8:03 Minute Response...

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced Monday that in 2016, it ran a total of 6,785 calls for service with an average...

East Contra Costa Fire Moves into Brentwood City Hall

Over the Holiday season, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District administrative staff completed its move to Brentwood City Hall. The move comes as the...

ECCFPD Average Response Time for September is 8:09 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported Monday that its September response time hit an average of 8:09 minutes after responding to 601...

Antioch: Vehicle Crash Blocks 3 Lanes of of Westbound Highway 4

At 11:20 am Monday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a rollover crash on westbound Highway 4 just before the Hillcrest...