Opinion: Lets Fix the ECCFPD Funding Problem

The residents of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) are being treated as second class citizens in the Contra Costa County government...

Emergency Drought Barrier Removal Underway in Delta

Temporary Barrier Blocked Salt Water Intrusion, Will Be Gone by Mid-November SACRAMENTO – Work by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to dismantle an emergency...

Vasco Road Construction Returns, Expect Traffic Delays

Road construction on Vasco Road returns this week as crews will be re-striping the roadway in the evening and early morning hours. According to the...

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....

Photos: Firefighters and AMR Receive Commendation for Medical Call

On Monday, firefighters from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and American Medical Response received Commendations for a medical aid call which occurred...

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...

ECCFPD Reports 540 Calls in August, Average Response Time at 7:50 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is reporting during the month of August, they had a total of 540 calls for service with...

Tri Delta Transit Board Votes to Approve Fare Increases

Tri Delta Transit is reporting during its monthly meeting of the board of directors, Tri Delta Transit’s 11-member Board voted unanimously to approve proposed...

Op-Ed by Assemblymember Jim Frazier: “Five-Alarm Problem”

Since East Contra Costa Fire Protection District directors voted to lay off staff and close two more stations, I have heard from residents worried...

CHP: Motorcyclist Dies After Crash on Marsh Creek Road, Two Injured on Kirker Pass

The California Highway Patrol reported Sunday morning that officers responded to two separate accidents early Sunday morning which left one person dead and two...

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...

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...

West Nile Virus Detected in East Contra Costa Chickens

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed Thursday that four more chickens have tested positive for West Nile virus this...

Byron: Vasco Fire Burns 195 Acres Near County Line

At 11:04 am Thursday, East Contra Costra Costa fire and neighboring fire districts responded to a report of a vegetation fire on Vasco Road...

Weather Alert: East County to Exceed 100 Degrees This Week

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement warning that temperatures will get much warmer in the next several days with temperatures...

July 18-24 Highway 4 to See Lane Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule on Highway 4 which will bring Highway 4 Lane Closures between Pittsburg and Antioch. FULL FREEWAY...

Byron: Congressman McNerney to Host Community Meeting on Flood Maps and Insurance

On Monday, July 20, Congressman Jerry McNerney’s staff will be hosting a community meeting in Byron to discuss new flood plain maps which will...

Mortgage-Free Home to be Awarded to Military Hero at Leer Vineyards

Byron, Calif., (July 16, 2015) – A Purple Heart war hero will be surprised with the keys to a mortgage-free home on Friday, July...

Bay Point: CONFIRE Battling 2-Alarm Vegetation Fire

At 1:16 pm, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the 4700 block of Evora Road near the...

Firefighters Local 1230 Vote “No Confidence” in Chief Henderson

The union representing East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters took a vote of no confidence in Fire Chief Hugh Henderson last week. In a...