$100k CONFIRE Pension Club Doesn’t Tell Entire Story

There is a brand new list floating around from the Contra Costa Taxpayers Association highlighting the $100k pension club claiming its using June 1,...

Pay Attention To Facts: CONFIRE Parcel Tax Effects East County

The people of East County had better start paying attention to what is transpiring with the CONFIRE ballot measure because should that go down,...

CONFIRE Parcel Tax: No Promise or “Fix Is In”

Halfway to Concord took a bizarre position today on a letter that has been in the public for over a year.   The website claims...

August Chamber of Commerce Events

With August right around the corner, Antioch, Brentwood and Oakley have a number of Chamber of Commerce events which may help local businesses network...

Operation Creekside: Dinner and a Magic Show Event

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10789, in partnership with Operation Creekside is sponsoring a “Dinner and the Rock & Roll Magic Show” on August...

Board of Supervisors Forced into Terrible Auto Aid Decision

Those of us in East County do not have to like the Board of Supervisors decision to limit auto aid to East County, but...

Bethel Island Business Hit with $3,468 Insurance Increase

For all the naysayers out there who claimed the insurance rate increase was a scare tactic, I would urge you to apologize to East...

ECCFPD: Fourth of July Activity Report

I received word this morning from East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Hugh Henderson that the District ran a total of 20...

Photos: Antioch 4th of July Parade

Well done to the folks in Antioch who put on a wonderful parade in the historic Downtown Rivertown which was packed with American pride...

KCBS: Station Closures, Holiday Fireworks Spark Concerns For Firefighters

There is a nice story out of KCBS this afternoon which discusses the concerns of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District about today's...

ECCFPD: July 3 Vasco Road Auto Accident

There was a solo vehicle auto accident last night at Vasco Road and Walnut Boulevard at 19:35 (7:35 pm) which a 24-year old female...

4th of July Options for East County Residents

We wanted to wish everyone out there a safe and fun Fourth of July today as 236 years ago the Continental Congress approved the...

Firefighters Launch Parcel Tax Initiative Information Page

The United Professional Fire Fighters of Contra Costa County put up a very informative page on website yesterday that will assist residents in finding...

Friends of Marsh Creek Awarded $60k EPA Grant

Congratulations are in order to the Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed who were awarded a $60,000 grant by the EPA on June 26 to...

Paddle For Fame Sets New World Record

Some good news in East County today as 621 paddlers were connected during the Paddle for Fame event today which set a new world...

ECCFPD: Stations 54, 94, 95 Now Closed

Today is a sad day in East County as three stations have now been closed and are offline while we say goodbye to over...