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...

Jan 4-8: Highway 4 to See Lane Closures Through Antioch

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between January 4-8, 2016 which will see multiple lane closures on Highway...

ECCFPD Firefighters Receive 5% Raise, Director Claims District Will Go Broke

In a 6-1 vote Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District approved a contract for its firefighters which granted them a 5 percent...

East Contra Costa Firefighters Set to Receive 5% Raise, First Responder Fee Proposed

On Monday night, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will host a Special Meeting of the Fire Board to approve a Labor Agreement...

East Bay Regional Park District Purchases 646 Acres from the Nunn Family in Knightsen

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday to purchase 646 acres of farmland in eastern Contra Costa County to...

Brentwood Replaces East Contra Costa Fire Board Citizen Appointees With Council Members

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council voted unanimously in a 4-0 vote to appoint City Council members Steve Barr and Erick Stonebarger to the...

ECCFPD Board Votes 9-0 to Move Forward with Task Force Recommendations

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board voted unanimously to approve recommendations by the multi-jurisdictional Fire Task Force that would move forward recommendations...

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...

Bryan Scott: The Crisis in East County, Lives are at Risk

“We have a crisis in the East County,” said Gus Vina, City Manager of Brentwood, “and we all need to work together to come...

ECCFPD Average Response Time Hits 8-Minutes in November

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that its November response time hit an average of 8:00 minutes after responding to 563 service...

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...