Summer Solstice Arrives, Longest Day of the Year

The National Weather Service is reporting that Summer Solstice arrived at 3:07 am this morning and today is the longest day of the year...
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Controlled Burning to Continue This Week in Antioch Along Highway 4

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will continue to be holding control burns and wildland fire training in Antioch in the hills at...

June 3-9: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Incident Summary report between June 3-9 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. Battery 6/3...

Woman Convicted in Murder of Sister Hangs Herself at West County Detention Facility

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff reports that at approximately 2:48 Monday morning, a Deputy Sheriff conducting a routine room check at...

Antioch: 7-Year-Old Struck by Vehicle, Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 7:38 am Friday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a 7-year-old child who was struck by a vehicle at...

Governor Signs Bill to Provide Tax Savings for Water Conservation

The following was a statement released by Senator Steve Glazer after SCA 9 was signed by Governor Brown and will appear before voters on...

San Francisco Chronicle Announces its Medal-Winning Wines

The San Francisco Chronicle has announced its 2018 wine competition medal-winning wines. With more than 7,100 entries, this was the largest competition of American wines in...

CHP Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on Highway 4

A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured in a crash on Highway 4 near Port Chicago in the city of Concord Monday evening. The...

Delta Tactical Training Group Announces 2018 Class Schedule

Delta Tactical Training Group (DTTG) has announced its first series of firearm classes and dates for local residents who want to familiarize themselves with...

Contra Costa Health Plan Recognized for Customer Service, Quality Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the national evaluator of health plans, has recognized Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) for delivering exceptional service...

Decker, Ryland, Myers Win Fall Brawl At Antioch Speedway

Antioch, CA -- Jeff Decker won the 30 lap DIRTcar Late Model Main Event Saturday night at Antioch Speedway.  This was Decker's seventh win...

Frazier Says Tunnels Project Should Not Go Forward After Audit

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, released the following statement Friday after it was revealed a federal audit found the Bureau of Reclamation...

Antioch: Eastbound Highway 4 Blocked After Vehicle Crash Involving Big Rig

A SIGALERT was issued at 9:10 pm Wednesday after a vehicle crash has blocked all lanes of traffic in the eastbound direction at Lone...

Attempted Homicide Investigation Underway in Pleasant Hill

An attempted homicide investigation is underway in Pleasant Hill, according to police. On Tuesday just before 8 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of...

Full Highway Closure on State Route 12 between State Route 160 and Interstate 5

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 12 (SR-12) between SR-160 and Interstate 5 (I-5) for construction work beginning...

Saturday: Annual Stuff the Bus School Supply Giveaway

Antioch, CA— Claryssa Wilson, 16 will host her Annual Stuff the Bus School Supply Giveaway on Saturday, August 5, 2017 for students in the...

Solano Sheriff: Minor Traffic Violation Leads to Major Methamphetamine Bust

On Sunday, July 16th, Deputy Danny Schilling made a routine traffic stop on a car near the intersection of Benicia Road and Glen Cove...

Richmond Police Announce Arrest in Homicide of Discovery Bay Woman

The Richmond Police Department announced Monday the arrest of a 15-year-old juvenile male from El Cerrito for the alleged murder of Allie Sweitzer, 20...

Deadline to Apply for Contra Costa District Attorney is Friday, August 15 Forum Set

Friday, July 21, 2017, is the deadline to submit an application for the vacant position of District Attorney for Contra Costa County. The June 14...

Homework Help Volunteers Needed at the Brentwood Library

Brentwood, CA – The Brentwood Library is in need of volunteers willing to tutor kids in math, English, history, and science from August through...