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Antioch Rotary Begins Work on Renovating Antioch Youth Baseball Fields

On Saturday, the Antioch Rotary Club began work to renovate a portion of the Antioch Youth Baseball Fields at the Contra Costa Event Park.Club...

Awaiting Travel Policy, Antioch Council Nearly Fails to Approve Travel to League of California...

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council wrestled over the approval of allowing travel of Councilwoman Lori Ogorchock to attend the January League of California...

Byron Highway: 3 Injured After Vehicle Strikes Pole Sunday Morning

At 5:30 am Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle versus pole on Byron Highway near...

Jan 5-11: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls over the past week reported between January 5-11 which focuses on the higher priority...

Jan 5-11: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between January 5-11 which focuses on the higher priority...

Video: Two Oakley Police Officers Injured After Pursuit on Delta Road

At 5:55 pm Saturday, two Oakley Police officers were injured after responded to a welfare check which resulted in a vehicle pursuit followed by...

Brentwood: Teen on Bicycle Airlifted to Hospital After Being Struck by Vehicle

At 4:41 pm Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and Brentwood Police responded to a report of a bicyclist struck by vehicle...

Humanitarians of the Year Awards to be Presented at 42nd Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Martinez, CA - In 2020, fifty-two years will have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  That sobering reminder will serve...

Jan 18-20: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a list of events for the weekend of January 18-19 in East Contra Costa County and some around the entire county. Along...

Antioch Police Nab Murder Suspect in Year-Old Homicide on Peppertree Way

On Friday, the Antioch Police Department announced the arrest of Jordan Thompson, 28 of Vallejo, in connection with a January 2019 fatal shooting in...

Public Health Screening to Begin at 3 U.S. Airports for 2019 Novel Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will implement enhanced health screenings...

Woman Killed In Morning Collision On Port Chicago Highway in Concord

The Concord Police Department said Friday that at approximately 6:21 AM, Officers were dispatched to a report of an auto vs. bicyclist collision that...

Sen. Dodd Introduces Power Shutoff Protection Bill

SACRAMENTO –Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today he’s introduced new legislation to improve conditions in California during wildfire-related utility power shutoffs such as those...

Congressmen DeSaulnier and Stauber Introduce Bill to Protect Student Athletes from Concussions

Washington, DC – Today, Congressmen Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act...

Suspect in Antioch Shooting Turns Himself in, Bail at $2 Million

The Antioch Police Department announced Friday that Kevion Blocker turned himself in at the County Jail in Martinez with the assistance of an attorney.Blocker...

Sportsman’s Warehouse Coming to Brentwood in Late Summer

WEST JORDAN, Utah -- Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. ("Sportsman's" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SPWH), www.sportsmans.com, today announced plans to open new stores in Parker,...

Park District’s Hands-On Youth Job Fairs Engage Youth from Throughout the East Bay

Oakland, CA – For the 6th consecutive year, the East Bay Regional Park District will host two Youth Job Fairs designed to raise awareness...

Brentwood Library Presents CCC Board of Supervisors District III Candidate Forum

The Brentwood Library will host a candidate forum for Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, District III representative on Thursday, February 6 from 6:30-8:00...

Court Grants Preliminary Injunction For California Trucking Association and Independent Truckers

SACRAMENTO — The U.S. Southern District Court today granted a preliminary injunction to enjoin enforcement of California’s new employment classification test against motor carriers. This classification test...

Bill Would Increase Criminal Penalties for Auto Burglaries

California Lawmakers came together to introduce a bipartisan bill at that would increase the penalty for auto burglaries.Assembly Bill 1921 was introduced by Assemblyman...

Thursday: Flood Advisory Issued for Contra Costa County

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory for portions of Contra Costa County Thursday morning after heavy rain was expected causing urban and...

Antioch City Council Approves Lease, Lynn House Gallery Set to Reopen

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council unanimously agreed to a lease agreement with Jody Mattison for the Lynn House in downtown Antioch. She will...

Thursday: Contra Costa Television to Broadcast Live Local Election Previews

Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County voters can watch live Local “Election Previews” on Thursday, January 16, 2020. This programming offers Contra Costa voters...

State Initiates Environmental Review for Proposed Delta Conveyance Project, Begins Public Scoping

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for a proposal to modernize water infrastructure in the...

Rep. DeSaulnier Passes Measure to Protect Older Workers Against Discrimination

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) passed an effort to ensure that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has the resources necessary...

Updated: Firefighters Respond to Hazmat Call at Bay Point BART Station

At 1:30 pm Wednesday, Contra Costa County Fire and Contra Costa Hazmat was dispatched to a hazardous material call at the Bay Point BART...

Representatives DeSaulnier and Thompson to Host Impeachment Town Hall

Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that they will host a town hall meeting to discuss...

Fourth Conspirator Pleads Guilty to Participation in a Ponzi Scheme Involving $2.5B in Transactions...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ryan Guidry, 43, of Pleasant Hill, pleaded guilty to participating in a massive fraud scheme involving a solar energy company in...

Brentwood City Council Punts Decision on $192k Public Art Project

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council punted a decision to a later date on a proposed $192k art project that would be placed on...

Asm. Kevin Kiley and Sen. Brian Jones Announce Audit Request of Homelessness Spending

SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) and Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) announced today that they have requested a statewide audit of homelessness spending in...

Brentwood Approves Funding Assist For Wine Trolley on Passport Weekend

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council unanimously approved helping fund a wine trolley with the Contra Costa Wine Growers Association for the 2020 Wine...

Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial is looking for Legal Professionals to Volunteer

MARTINEZ, Calif. —Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are invited to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 39th Annual...

Melendez to Suspend “New Motor Voter” Until Problems Resolved

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, announced today that she will introduce a measure next month that will call on the Governor to...

Contra Costa County Supervisors Trim Clerk-Record Field to Six Candidates

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors narrowed down a field of 22 applicants to 6 candidates who will now interview for...

Senator Pan Introduces Bill for California to Become Manufacturer of Generic Prescription Drugs

On Monday, California State Senator Richard Pan introduced a bill that would require the State of California to manufacture generic prescription drugs in an...