Could Sequester Cause East County Back To Three Station Fire Model?

There is some interesting news coming from back east from the International Association of Fire Chiefs who are calling on Fire Chiefs from around...

Photo: Forklift Overturns on Highway 4 in Bay Point, Blocks Lane of Traffic

At 3:24 pm Sunday, emergency crews responded to a reported vehicle accident on eastbound Highway 4 near Bailey Road in Bay Point which left...

Week of July 27: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of July 27 where there will be a lane...

ECCFPD Meeting Preview: Time to Modify Terminology

There have been several fires the last few months with engines coming from all over Contra Costa County to lend a helping hand. During...

Bay Point: 25 Cars Damaged in Car Lot Fire

The Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that 25 cars were damaged in a fire Tuesday morning that began at a car lot in...

Update: 1 Dead, 2 Seriously Injured in Marsh Creek Road Crash

At roughly 8:15 am,  a police chase resulted in a vehicle into a tree car crash that killed one and seriously injured two others ...

Vasco Vegetation Fire Burns 10 Acres Thursday Night

At 7:45 pm Thursday night, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a reported vegetation fire in unincorporated Contra Costa County at Vasco...

Firefighters Battle Early Morning House Fire in Knightsen

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Brentwood-Oakley: Hundreds of Dead Fish Found in Marsh Creek

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed announced Saturday that local residents alerted them to a dozen dead fish in Marsh Creek near Creekside Park...

Rep. Jerry McNerney Announces Federal Grant for SR-4 Corridor Improvement Project

Rep. Jerry McNerney Announces Federal Grant for SR-4 Corridor Improvement Project Antioch, California – Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) today announced that the federal Department of Transportation...

ECLL: Challenger Division to Play Exhibition at Little League World Series

East County Little Leaguers from the Challenger Division will get an experience of a lifetime as they just received word this week that they...

Assemblyman Frazier’s Senior Scam Stopper Event Offers Tips to Fight Fraud

Assemblyman Jim Frazier hosted a Senior Scam Stopper event yesterday at the Brentwood Senior Center where a panel of experts shared stories, tips, and...

Contra Costa Fire Chief Talks Fire Services, Reducing Aid to East Contra Costa Fire

On Thursday, Contra Costa Fire Chief Jeff Carman spoke to the Antioch Rotary Club about the fire district and a variety of issues facing...

Readers Share Total Lunar Eclipse Photographs

East County night owls and stargazers were up late last night observing the moon pass behind the earth’s shadow for a total lunar eclipse--it...

East County Christmas Tree Recycling

Now that Christmas has come and gone, many people are left wondering what to do with their Christmas Tree which helped fill their homes...

March 30-April 5: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the the road work scheduled for Highway 4 this week which includes overnight lane closures which will delay drivers...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire Along Marsh Creek Road

At 1:39 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the area of...

Fitness, Health and Blood Drive Event Set for Saturday

If you are available tomorrow between 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and are in a giving mood, you might as well give away your...

E. Cypress Road Shut Down After Car Accident

E. Cypress Road just past Knightsen Ave.  was shut down in both directions for nearly two-hours  after a car struck a pole around 12:22...

PETFEST Raises Awareness for Animal Services in Antioch

A celebration of pets and their owners occurred this past Saturday at the Antioch Animal Services facility. With over 30 vendors, hundreds of attendees...