August 10-14: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures, Local Street Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule on Highway 4 which will bring Highway 4 Lane Closures between Pittsburg and Antioch between...

Brentwood: Firefighters Limit Vegetation Fire Threatening Homes to 5-Acres

On Sunday at approximately 7:40 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the area...

CSLB Sting Shuts Down Illegal Contracting in Bay Point, 14 Cited

Three of 14 caught for unlicensed contracting had prior citations SACRAMENTO – A Contractors State License Board (CSLB) undercover sting operation in Bay Point, led...

Tri Delta Transit Announces New Schedule

Effective March 8, 2015, Tri Delta Transit has announced a schedule change to multiple routes in East Contra Costa County. THE NEW SCHEDULE WILL INCLUDE: Time...

Paddle For Fame Sets New World Record

Some good news in East County today as 621 paddlers were connected during the Paddle for Fame event today which set a new world...

Three Suspects Arrested in Bay Point Homicide

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff have arrested several suspects in connection with a homicide that occurred Sunday night in...

Photos: East Bay Regional Park District Hosts Final Sunday in the Park at Big...

East Bay Regional Park District held their final Sunday in the Park last yesterday at Big Break Regional Shoreline where attendees learned about the...

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...

ECCFPD Firefighters Receive 5% Raise, Director Claims District Will Go Broke

In a 6-1 vote Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District approved a contract for its firefighters which granted them a 5 percent...

Contra Costa Water District Vice-President Karl Wandry Passes Away

Concord - This week,  (CCWD) lost a Board member who brought strong experience and a passion for water issues.  Vice President Karl Wandry passed...

FOMCW: 38-Inch Salmon Found in Marsh Creek

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed had a nice find yesterday as they observed 38-inch salmon in Marsh Creek near Creekside Park in Brentwood. ...

ECCFPD Board Preview: Calls for Service Increase During April

Tonight, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors will learn that calls for service increased by 42 between April and March....

ECCFPD Board Proposes Contract Extension and Raise For Fire Chief

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board will discuss the contract of Fire Chief Hugh Henderson on Monday and likely approve a three-year...

LUHSD: Saturday Graduation Ceremonies Moved Up 30 Minutes

The graduation ceremonies at both Freedom High School and Heritage High School scheduled for Saturday June 7 have been moved up 30-minutes according to...

Press Slams Freedom For Graduation Decision, Omits Heritage

The Brentwood Press conveniently played favorites in this weeks paper by slamming the Freedom High School decision to move forward with its graduation ceremony...

June 6-12: Highway 4 Drivers to See Freeway and Lane Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 which includes multiple lane closures and a closure on both Highway 4...

Congressman McNerney Announces Launch of 2014 “Holiday Cards For Our Troops Program”

Stockton, CA – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced the start of his annual “Holiday Cards for Our Troops” program.  Last year, the office...

Contra Costa Democrats Endorse Supervisor Federal Glover, Split in District 3 Race

On Tuesday, the Democratic Party of Contra Costa announced they have endorsed Supervisor Federal Glover in the District 5 Race, however, remained split in...

Jan 4-8: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures Through Antioch

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between January 4-8, 2016 which will see multiple lane closures on Highway...

Week of August 17: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule (Updated)

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of August 17 with a full Highway 4 closures...