Fitness, Health and Blood Drive Event Set for Saturday

If you are available tomorrow between 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and are in a giving mood, you might as well give away your...

Congressman McNerney Calls for Analysis of Alternatives to Flawed BDCP

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) and five other members of Congress wrote to Secretary Ken Salazar of the U.S. Department of the Interior and Acting...

Frazier Introduces First Measure, Assembly Bill 287, To Honor Vietnam Veterans

Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) is holding true to his campaign motto in putting “People Before Politics” as his he introduced his first Assembly Bill...

CSD Should Open Athletic Club to Everyone

Now that I’ve had a few days to speak with several elected officials, stakeholders, and residents, there is little doubt that the Discovery Bay...

CSD Should Not Get into Athletic Club Subsidy Business

I am not quite sure what the Discovery Bay Community Services District (CSD) is thinking by likely keeping the doors open of the Discovery...

ECCFPD Board Recap

Aside from Director Cheryl Morgans comments on a potential upcoming parcel tax, it was rather a tame evening at the East Contra Costa Fire...

ECCFPD: Station 54 in Brentwood to Open May 1

East County will receive some good news tonight at the East Contra Costa Fire Protection Districts monthly Board meeting as Brentwood will see its...

East County Leaders Should Fight for State Call Center

I wanted to bring attention and give kudos to Supervisor Mary Piepho for questioning staff about placing a state insurance call center in Richmond...

Byron Boys Ranch Escapee

Via Amanda Dove at the Delta Sun Times,  the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Department is reporting that a juvenile male has escaped the Byron...

ECCFPD Recap: Board Welcomes New Members

The East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District swore in its three new Brentwood members last night to complete the appointment process which moved...

ECCFPD: Average Response Time Jumps to 7:32 Minutes

In reviewing the staff report for the upcoming East Contra Costa Fire Protection District meeting, the Chief is reporting there were a total of...

Ben Whiteners Service/Celebration of Life Details

For those of you who wish to attend the services/celebrate the life of Retired Captain Ben Whitener, details of the service have been provided...

Discovery Bay Should Reject Urge For Compensation Increase

The Discovery Bay Community Services District Directors will consider increasing their compensation at their upcoming meeting. Currently, they are paid a daily stipend of...

Five Laid Off ECCFPD Firefighters Hired by Santa Clara

Five of East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters have now completed their fire acadamy training and will begin working for Santa Clara County...

ECCFPD Offers Update on Hiring and Operations

The latest East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board packet offers insights into their ongoing hiring process which has netted 353 qualified applicants while...

Supervisor Piepho to Host Delta Water Town Hall

Supervisor Mary Piepho invite you to participate in my Delta Water Town Hall.  She will provide an update on the Delta and  will view...

Downtown Brentwood Fire Station Not Opening Until April?

Now that the Knightsen Fire Station has re-opened, the next question is when will the Downtown Brentwood Station  (Station 54)  re-open? This is a...

ECCFPD: Knightsen Fire Station Re-Opens

A beautiful thing occurred Sunday morning for the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District as they were able to re-open Station 94 in...

Update 2.0: Oakley Mayor Should Skip Candidate Forums

Silly season has hit the City of Oakley as City Council Candidate Randi Adler provided some interesting information on Saturday which may highlight that...

Photos: Marsh Creek Clean Up

I had the chance yesterday to attend the Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed Creek Cleanup and shadow executive director Diane Burgis as we made...