Week of October 12: Highway 4 Construction Schedule Includes Full Freeway Closure

Here is a look of the construction schedule for Highway 4 during the week of October 12. There will be full free way closures...

Byron: Two Patients Airlifted by Helicopter After Three Vehicle Crash on Camino Diablo Road

Just before 7:50 am Monday morning, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to the 2400 block of Camino Diablo in Byron for...

East Contra Costa County’s “Spooky” Places

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Bay Point: 12 Year Old Boy Shot on Weldon Street

Just before 9 pm Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of shots fired on Weldon street in Bay Point....

Smith Family Farms Pumpkin Harvest Open Daily Through Halloween

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13 People Injured in Sunday Afternoon Vasco Vehicle Crash

At roughly 12:51 pm Sunday, emergency crews from multiple agencies responded to a four vehicle accident on Vasco Road where they treated 13 patients. East...

East Contra Costa Fire Board Agrees to Look Into Benefit Assessment Fee

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board agreed to move forward with the first steps into a Benefit Assessment to help bring in...

Updated: Where to View the Best Christmas Light Displays in East County

By popular demand of our readers, we have created a list of Christmas light displays throughout Antioch, Brentwood and Oakley which we have shown...

Fido Alert Helps Pet Owners Reunite With Lost Pets

Known as the “Amber Alert,” for animals, Fido Alert is helping reunite lost pets with their families in East Contra Costa County. This...

Fund Set Up For Family After 15-Year-Olds Unexpected Death

Family and friends are coming together to help the family of 15-year-old Jose Valdez who died unexpectedly Thursday evening. A GoFundMe page has been set...

Firefighters Local 1230 Vote “No Confidence” in Chief Henderson

The union representing East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters took a vote of no confidence in Fire Chief Hugh Henderson last week. In a...

Bethel Island: Delta Sportsman Hardware Set for Today’s Grand Opening

Bethel Island has a Grand Opening event this morning as Delta Sportsman Hardware will be open for business. The event is scheduled for 10:00...

ECCFPD Votes 9-0 to Shutter Two Stations on May 11, Discovery Bay Keeps Station

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District voted unanimously to permanently shutter two fire stations leaving just 3-stations covering 250-square miles and...

Firefighters Moved Out of Knightsen Firehouse Due to Elevated Bacteria Levels

Firefighters from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District were forced out of Station 94 in Knigthsen Saturday after a high level of Total...

Brentwood, Oakley Hit With Recent Suicides, County Looks to Increase Prevention Awareness

With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, officials are looking at ways to increase suicide prevention awareness to reduce the number of suicides in...

Homeowners May Soon Experience Flood Insurance Premium Increase

Thanks to legislation passed last year aimed to help aid FEMA deficits after multiple natural disasters, homeowners both in and around flood areas are...

Bay Point Man Arrested in Child Molestation Case

Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division are continuing to investigate a child molestation...

Vehicle Accident Injures 7 on Highway 4 in Antioch

At roughly 9:45 am Saturday, a mutli-vehicle car crash brought Highway 4 to a near standstill as the incident closed the number 2...

Michel: Open Letter to California Highway Patrol on Officer’s Bravery

The following letter was written by Art Michel, Brentwood resident and retired Oakland Police Sergeant, who observed and photographed a California Highway Patrol Officer...

East Contra Costa County 48-Hour Rain Totals

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