Delta Waterways Cleaner for Delta Protection Commission Efforts

Last Saturday, East Contra Costa had more than 600 volunteers participate in Coastal Cleanup and Creek Cleanup in Antioch, Brentwood, Discovery Bay and Oakley....

East County Little League to Hold Final Tryouts Today

Our last tryouts will be held today, Saturday January 11th! We accept players ages 4-14. Tryouts are for 7-12 year olds and will be...

Update: Firefighters Battling 120 Acre Vegetation Fire on Marsh Creek Road

At roughly 9:50 pm Friday, firefighters responded to a vehicle accident on Marsh Creek Road in Clayton which reportedly started a vegetation fire that...

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...

Local Candidates Filed: Let Silly Season Begin

The candidate filling period has ended and we can now enter silly season in the days leading up to November 6, 2012. The list...

East Contra Costa County 48-Hour Rain Totals

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March 16-22: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the week of March 16 through March 22 Highway 4 construction updates which will have several lane closures and...

Discovery Bay Teen Serves Contra Costa County One City at a Time

On Tuesday, August 25, what were you doing? If you were Discovery Bay resident, Hannah Rose, you were volunteering at the Food Bank of...

East Contra Costa Fire Agrees to Work with Brentwood on Fourth Station Funding

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District took steps to ensure a fourth fire station remains open by agreeing to work on...

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...

Fire Alumni “The Real Deal” For Job Seekers

I had the chance to attend the Fire Alumni Firefighter Workshop on February 24 and I must say that these guys are offering the...

Motorcyclist Loses Thumb in Bethel Island Crash

Emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle vs. SUV on Gateway Road around 12:04 p.m. to find a motorcyclist on the side of the road....

Bethel Island: Man Barricades Himself Inside Home During 90-Minute Police Standoff

Shortly before 11:40 pm Friday night, Contra Costa County Sheriffs and Oakley Police responded to a report of a man with a shotgun on...

Man Airlifted to Hospital With Head injuries After Ladder Fall

At 1:56 pm, emergency crews responded to the 1800 block of Taylor Road on Bethel Island after an adult male fell off an 8-foot...

CALFIRE: Morgan Territory Fire Now 45 Percent Contained

As of 6:30 am Tuesday morning, CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 45% contained and the total acres burned have...

Board of Supervisors Approve Task Force Fire Recommendation, Add Series of Conditions

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a plan by a local Task Force to assist the East Contra Costa Fire...

Tri Delta Transit Buses to Operate a Holiday Schedule in Observance of Thanksgiving

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, all Tri Delta Transit buses will operate a holiday/Sunday schedule on Thursday, November 27 AND Friday, November 28....

Firefighters Reminds Public that Fireworks are Illegal in Contra Costa County

The Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County issued a reminder that ALL fireworks of any kind including the "safe and sane" type are ILLEGAL...

Week of August 3: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of August 3 with a full Highway 4 shutdown...

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...