2014 Hospice of the East Bay Tree of Lights Ceremony Dedicated to Gary Agopian

The Hospice of the East Bay held their 2014 Tree of Lights Ceremony in Brentwood Sunday evening to help memorialize loved ones and bring...

ECCFPD: Station 54 in Brentwood to Open May 1

East County will receive some good news tonight at the East Contra Costa Fire Protection Districts monthly Board meeting as Brentwood will see its...

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...

EastCountyToday Celebrates Three Years Since Website Launch

Happy Birthday to us! In July of 2012, there was this crazy idea to launch a news website with a simple goal of providing...

Ross Macumber Named East Contra Costa Fire Battalion Chief

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced the promotion of Ross Macumber to Battalion Chief. He will serve in the position on...

East Bay Finance Manager Charged In Wire Fraud And Tax Evasion Scheme

OAKLAND – A federal grand jury in Oakland indicted Scott Thomas Hatanaka Thursday with wire fraud and tax evasion announced United States Attorney Melinda...

Feb 14-20 : Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 as commuters travel through East Contra Costa County. FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES: There are no...

Week of Oct. 26: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the Highway 4 Traffic Schedule for the week of October 26. There will be a full freeway closure in...

East County Cities Score Poorly on Tobacco Report Card

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Bay Point: Unattended Stove Fire Causes $30k in Damages

Around 12:30 Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Firefighters responded to a reported kitchen fire in Bay Point which caused roughly $30,000 in...

Byron Cafe Damaged After Vehicle Hits Structure in Early Morning Crash

At 1:13 am Saturday, emergency crews responded to a vehicle accident in the Town of Byron where a vehicle hit a structure causing severe...

ECCFPD June Response Time Averages 7:52 Minutes

During the month of June, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District ran a total of 572 service calls with an average response time...

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...

East Contra Costa Fire Announces Closure of Knightsen Station on June 30

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that the Knightsen fire station, which was funded for a period of 1-year with...

ECCFPD: Knightsen Fire Station Re-Opens

A beautiful thing occurred Sunday morning for the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District as they were able to re-open Station 94 in...

ECCFPD: Benefit Assessment Cost to Date $104k, Anticipates $78k More

After the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District voted on Sept. 2, 2014 to halt its benefit Assessment ballot after ballots were mailed to...

Bethel Island Fire Destroys 2 Homes, Damages 1

A 2-Alarm fire on Bethel Island destroyed two homes and damaged one as East Contra Costa Fire crews responded within 8-minutes of the reported...

Despite Rain, Hundreds Clean Up Delta Shorelines in East County

On Saturday, volunteers of all ages joined forces to help clean the California Delta and Costal areas around the state. Locally, the cleanup efforts...

Sky Diver Injured at Byron Airport Friday Afternoon

At 12:11 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to the Byron Airport after a reported sky diving accident. Engine 94 arrived...

ECCFPD Reports 540 Calls in August, Average Response Time at 7:50 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is reporting during the month of August, they had a total of 540 calls for service with...