The eastcountytoday mobile app “ECT Now” is aimed at bringing local news in Contra Costa County directly to your phone–available on both APPLE and Android phones.
Whether you are looking for traffic updates, police and fire activity or community information, this app will provide it.
As a premium user of the ECT Now app, you will get alerts directly to your phone around Contra Costa County. The service is $1.99 per month or $19.99 per year.
Hit “subscribe” below and upon completion of payment, we will set up your account credentials which will provide access to the app. These credentials will be emailed to you.
Our premium membership will allow you to receive ALL our
“Push Alerts” which are Breaking News Alerts directly to your phone. As a premium member, you will also be able to chat and receive special offers.
Typical alerts include traffic updates as well as notifications to police and fire activities to avoid the area or simply let you know why sirens are blaring.
The mobile app will allow you to receive alerts without having to utilize our website, social media platforms as it comes directly to your phone for easy convenience.
East County Service Area
- Discovery Bay
- Pittsburg/Bay Point
- Unincorporated Contra Costa (Bethel Island, Byron, Knightsen)
Central County Service Area
Users of the App who either live or work in Central County will get alerts of major incidents as an effort to assist them with what is currently going on around them.
We will send out alerts within a 3-to-5 mile radius depending on the severity of the incident in the cities of:
- Pleasant Hill
- Walnut Creek
Premium ECT NOW App Account Setup Process:
- APP is free to download on APPLE or Android — for access an account must be created
- After payment — you will be directed to the link where you can download the APP.
- ECT will then get an email and will set up your account within a 24-hour period (hopefully within a few hours). We will then email you back your username and password for access.