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...

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...