ECCFPD: Station 94 in Knightsen Re-opens for 1-Year

On Saturday, July 2 and 8:00 am, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District re-opened Fire Station 94 in Knightsen. The District will now...

Smith: Brentwood Should Place Utility Tax on November Ballot

Stephen Smith, a Brentwood resident and former East Contra Costa Fire protection District Board Member has provided us with his commentary from Tuesdays City...

Task Force: East Contra Costa Fire Utility User Tax Plan Polls Poorly

On Wednesday, Gus Vina, City Manager of Brentwood released polling results on the idea of a Utility User Tax to assist the East Contra...

ECCFPD Punts Decision on Elected Board for Second Time

For the second time, the appointed East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board failed to make a final decision on moving to an elected...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Limit Byron Vegetation Fire to 5-Acres

On June 14 at 4:40 pm, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a report of a grass fire in the 5500 block of Byron...

ECCFPD Votes to Move to Elected Board, Punts on Representation Model

On Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District voted 8-1 to move towards an elected board should the voters approve the plan in...

May: East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time At 7:47 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will report Monday night that its May response time hit an average of 7:47 minutes after responding...

Task Force Set To Present “End All” Solution for East Contra Costa Fire

On Monday, Brentwood City Manager Gus Vina will present a Task Force recommendation on a potential plan to move the cash strapped East Contra...

Firefighters Save Part of Knightsen Home After Motorcycle Mishap Ignites Garage Fire

At 3:26 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the Town of...

Updated: Two Stabbed Sunday Morning During Birthday Party in Byron

At 3:18 am Sunday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a stabbing in the 3400 block Camino Diablo...

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...

Contra Costa Democrats Endorse Supervisor Federal Glover, Split in District 3 Race

On Tuesday, the Democratic Party of Contra Costa announced they have endorsed Supervisor Federal Glover in the District 5 Race, however, remained split in...

Editorial: Anti-Tax Group Should be Honest with Public in Fire District “Hail Mary” Solution

A group of East Contra Costa Citizens have gone public over the last several months in trying to find a fix for the financial...

Board of Supervisors Agree to Provide ECCFPD with Funding, Clarify Agreement

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that would assist the East Contra Costa Fire...

March 16: CHP Host Bone Marrow Registry and Blood Drive

Keith Meter, a California Highway Patrol Officer, was recently diagnosed with a bone marrow cancer called Myelodysplastics Syndrome (MDS). Keith is in need of...

State Route 160/4 Direct Connector Ramps Project Completed, Set to Open

Antioch/Oakley, CA—The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)/Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), joined by state, regional, and local officials,...

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...

Updated: East Contra Costa Sandbag Locations

Below are sandbag locations should you need them in East Contra Costa County and in most cases are free, you simply need to bring...

East Contra Costa Fire Average December Response Time Exceeds 8-Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that its December response time hit an average of 8:10 minutes after responding to 602 service...

East Bay Regional Park District Launches 23rd Annual Trails Challenge

The East Bay Regional Park District is encouraging residents to join the 23rd annual EBRPD Trails Challenge. The Trails Challenge is a self-guided hiking...