Local Realtor Hopes to Spread Warmth This Fall by Collecting Blankets

Jill Fister, a local Coldwell Banker Realtor, is spreading warmth by leading a blanket brigade to collect gently-used, freshly-laundered and new blankets for the...

East Contra Costa Fire Moves into Brentwood City Hall

Over the Holiday season, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District administrative staff completed its move to Brentwood City Hall. The move comes as the...

Photographs: Feb. Snow on Mt. Diablo

It's always a beauty when Mt. Diablo is covered in snow. Here are a few photos sent to me and even one from Senator...

ECCFPD Response Times Fall to 7:01

Chief Hugh Henderson reported last night that the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District response times fell to 7:01 minutes on average for 465...

Bay Point: Thursday Night Shooting Leaves Man in Critical Condition

Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a shooting on Thursday at about 8:39 PM on the 100 block of Crivello Avenue in Bay Point. When Deputies...

CONFIRE: Bay Point Vegetation Fire Burns 40 Acres

At 12:37 am Saturday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a vegetation fire in the area of Solano Ave and Suisun Ave of Bay...

Yes on “Q”: Maintain Fire and Emergency Services

Asking the voters to support a revenue measure is a last resort during this tough economy, but it is a critical piece of the...

November 24-30: Highway 4 Construction Set to Include Lane Closures

Here is a look at the Highway 4 Traffic Schedule for the week of Nov. 24 which feature lane and ramp closures during the...

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injures in Early Morning Byron Highway Crash

At 4:04 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to Byron Highway for a reported vehicle versus motorcycle accident. Upon arrival, Engine...

June 3-5: Westbound SR-4 Full Nighttime Closures Near Antioch

ANTIOCH, CA -- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) are constructing two new connector ramps, one...

July 13-19: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of July 14-20 where there will be a lane...

Board of Supervisors Get Update on Brentwood to Tracy Route Study

Although construction for State Route 239 would not begin until 2024, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors  considered accepting a draft TriLink Feasibility...

FOMCW: We Would Like to Introduce You to the Marsh Creek Watershed

So, you probably have a favorite spot on Marsh Creek.  Maybe you have a few- but have you seen all of it??  Well, we...

ECCFPD: Fire Station May Close in August as Firefighters Take Jobs Elsewhere

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Chief Hugh Henderson reported Tuesday that fire stations may have to shutter prior to the expiration date of...

One Patient Airlifted Monday After Injury Crash on Marsh Creek Road

At 2:14 pm Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle accident on Marsh Creek Road after a vehicle rolled over...

Marine Patrol: Deputies Swim 100 Yards to Shore After Boat Sinks

Two Deputy Sheriffs from the Contra Costa County Marine Patrol safely swam to shore near Bay Point on Wednesday after their boat sank off...

EBRPD: Rattlesnake Safety in the Regional Parks

The following was submitted by the East Bay Regional Park District regarding rattlesnake safety in the local regional parks. A reminder from the East Bay...

Congressman McNerney Announces 2014 Congressional Stem Academic Competition

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced he will host the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition for students in...

East County: Heat Advisory Issued for Monday

A heat advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday, June 8 from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm with temperatures potentially...

East County: Six More Dead Birds Infected With West Nile Virus

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) announces  that six more dead birds are positive for West Nile virus with birds found ...