Supervisor Piepho Hires Van De Brooke as New Chief of Staff

Supervisor Mary Piepho has hired Tomi Van De Brooke has her new chief a staff, a position that had been filled on an interim...

Joey Graves Veterans Memorial Gymnasium Revealed

I had a chance to speak with Discovery Bay CSD Director Kevin Graves last night about the fabulous tribute that finally occurred at Excelsior...

ECCFPD Limits Camino Diablo Vegetation Fire to 2 Acres

At 4:38 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a reported fire on Camino Diablo in Brentwood located somewhere between Marsh Creek...

City Council Candidate Lists Continue to Grow As Filing Deadline Approaches

Here is an updated the list as of August 6 of candidates who have pulled papers and filed for the November 2014 election for...

Local Leaders Highlight Significance of 160-Highway 4 Connector Project as Construction Begins

On Tuesday May 20, a celebration was held as construction began on the $50 million State Route 160/Highway 4 Connector Ramp Project. The project technically...

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...

East County Today Readers Share Halloween Photographs

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Oakley Fire Destroys Home, District Left Uncovered for 4-Hours

At 8:01 pm Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 400 block...

East Contra Costa 72-Hour Rainfall Totals

Now that the rain has come and gone thanks to the Pineapple Express Storm over the past few days, it provided California with some...

The Sometimes Uneasy Life of a Fire Wife

As we stand in awe having watched the smoke rise high above Mount Diablo since Sunday afternoon while admiring the red glow at night,...

Frazier Introduces First Measure, Assembly Bill 287, To Honor Vietnam Veterans

Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) is holding true to his campaign motto in putting “People Before Politics” as his he introduced his first Assembly Bill...

Bethel Island: Delta Sportsman Hardware Set for Today’s Grand Opening

Bethel Island has a Grand Opening event this morning as Delta Sportsman Hardware will be open for business. The event is scheduled for 10:00...

ECLL Celebrates AA Dodgers Championship with Assemblyman Frazier

Last night, the East County Little League AA Dodgers celebrated their championship with a pizza party at Straw Hat Pizza in Brentwood with Assemblyman...

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...

Antioch’s Toree McGee Releases Hit Single “Amen”, EP to Follow This Spring

Antioch’s Toree McGee has come a long way since entertaining audiences as a child at the Red Caboose after she released her debut Single...

Ben Whiteners Service/Celebration of Life Details

For those of you who wish to attend the services/celebrate the life of Retired Captain Ben Whitener, details of the service have been provided...

ECCFPD Welcomes 10 Probationary Firefighters to the District

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ECCFPD Director Steve Smith Issues Statement Refuting Hal Bray’s Letter

On April 10th, a Letter to the Editor was printed in the Brentwood Press from Hal Bray, the Vice Chair of the Republican Party...

ECCFPD: CALFIRE and Tracy Fire Assist District With Coverage

Between 7:30 to 10:00 pm Tuesday, all of East Contra Costa Fire resources were in Antioch assisting Contra Costa County Fire fighting a three-alarm...

Jan 31– Feb 6 : 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...