East County Little League Readies for Opening Day

Hat tip to Beth Betts Mallory who sent me some photographs taken by Nicole Beaman of volunteers working to get the multiple fields ready...

August: ECCFPD Response Times At 7:05 Minutes

In the month of August, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District ran a total of 576 calls with an average response time of...

Photos: Firefighters Battle Residential Fire Monday on Furlong Way

At 9:47 pm Monday, firefighters responded to a fully involved two-story home on Furlong Way in Antioch. The incident threatened a neighbor’s home due to...

New Citizens Committee Formed To Focus on Fire District Funding

Brentwood, CA -- A group of area residents has formed a grass roots citizens action committee to identify and implement methods to better fund...

Jan 17 – Jan 23: 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...

ECCFPD: Average Response Time in June was 7:45 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of June they had 613 service calls with an average response time...

Keusch Shares Pit Bull Myths

As a volunteer for Antioch Animal services, I help admin a volunteer Facebook page that is run by shelter volunteers. The page was set...

ECCFPD Approves Spending $20k for Polling of Property Owners on Potential Benefit Assessment

By way of a 5-2 vote Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District approved $20k in spending for polling of property owners to...

July 20-25: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of July 20-25 where there will be a lane...

Photos: ECT Readers Photograph East County Sunsets

Over the last few days, East Contra Costa County has been treated to some beautiful sunsets, cloud formations, and amazing colors. Our readers captured...

Friday: CONFIRE Presents June Pool Safety Day

Join the Contra Costa County Fire Protection Districts Pool Safety Council on Friday as they present a June Pool Day to help educate the...

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...

ECCFPD: October Response Time Hits 7:11 minutes

For the month of October, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District ran a total of 537 calls for service with an average response...

ECCFPD Measure A Ballots to Arrive This Week, Seek to Shrink Board Size

On March 6, 2018, through a special all-mail ballot election, voters in the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will have an opportunity to...

June 16-20: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of June 15 where there will be multiple lane...

Smith Family Farms Pumpkin Harvest Open Daily Through Halloween

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December 1-6: Highway 4 Construction Includes Lane Closures

Here is a look at the Highway 4 Construction Schedule for the week of December 1 which will have lane closures, ramp closures and...

Updated: Helmet-less Motorcyclist Airlifted to Hospital After Crash in Brentwood

At 7:08 pm Friday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a motorcycle crash in the 1000 block of...

East Contra Costa Fire Board President Clarifies Statements of Support Made by Citizens Group

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board President Joel Bryant clarified statements made by a citizens group that half the fire Board is supporting...

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...