One Injured in Bethel Island Boating Accident Near Sugar Barge

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a boating accident that occurred around 1:33 pm Saturday that left one person injured near...

Nerd Wallet: East County Cities Make Up Top 4 Worst Commutes in Bay Area

This week Nerd Wallet released its worst Bay Area Commutes where East Contra Costa had 5 cities in its Top 10. The list was...

ECCFPD Set to Spend $125k on Consultant for June Parcel Tax

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District called a Special Meeting of the Board for 6:30 pm Tuesday to discuss the hiring of a...

Friday Morning Fire Strikes Hook, Line & Sinker Bait Shop at Russo’s Marina

At roughly 9:10 am Friday, East Contra Costa Crews rushed to a reported structure fire at Hook, Line and Sinker’s Bait Shop at Russo’s...

ECCFPD Board Tables Cost Recovery Plan Until After June Election

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District tabled two items for next July in an effort to focus their attention on a revenue enhancement...

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...

ECLL Scolds Spectators, Encourages Better Behavior When Watching Baseball

The following letter was sent out by East County Little League Vice President David Bell who is encouraging spectators, coaches and managers to be...

ECCFPD to Vote to Finalize Task Force Recommendations, Supervisor Conditions

Monday night, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District comes full circle where they will decide whether to move forward or not with a...

Engine 93 Works Multiple Car Crashes Friday Afternoon

Engine 93 in Oakley ran a few fender benders yesterday afternoon with some minor injuries. Below, we have provided a few pictures of the...

ECCFPD-AMR Ran “Thin” on Resources Friday Night

Friday afternoon and into the evening, commuters headed east on E. Cypress Road in Oakley heading towards Bethel Island,  and Far East Oakley were...

Updated: 5 Injured in Byron Highway Crash Wednesday Morning

At roughly 5:26 AM Wednesday morning, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle accident out on the Byron Highway near Burns...

Bay Point: CONFIRE Battling 2-Alarm Vegetation Fire

At 1:16 pm, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the 4700 block of Evora Road near the...

Bethel Islands 50s Bash A Hit With Attendees

Bethel Island held a 50’s Bash over the weekend which was an entertaining festival featuring many entertaining events from Catfish...

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...

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...

Polling Highlights Lack of Voter Support for June Election, Tax Measure May be Delayed

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was provided polling Monday evening which may cause the Fire Board to hold off on a June...

Fund Set Up For Family After 15-Year-Olds Unexpected Death

Family and friends are coming together to help the family of 15-year-old Jose Valdez who died unexpectedly Thursday evening. A GoFundMe page has been set...

May 11-17: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of May 11, 2014 which includes no lane closures...

Oakley City Council Discusses East Contra Costa Fire Options, Opt to Send Letter

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council held a work session to discuss its options with regards to fire service and the East Contra Costa...

Constituent Casework Office Hours Coming to Brentwood and Antioch

District 11, CA – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) will have staff available to meet for constituent casework on Monday, September 8th in Brentwood and...