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Dec 14-15: East Contra Costa County Events

Here is a list of events for the weekend of Dec. 14-15 in East Contra Costa County and some around the entire county.Saturday, Dec....

Firefighters Make Quick Knockdown of Exterior Fire at Oakley Home

At 5:19 am Saturday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District received multiple calls regarding a residential structure fire on Claremont Ct in the...

Concord: Vehicle Strikes Wheelchair Killing 63-Year-Old Man

On Friday at approximately 9:34 pm, Concord Police officers were dispatched to a report of an auto vs. pedestrian collision that occurred near the...

Antioch Police to Host Holiday Giveaway Event on Dec 21

The Antioch Police Department announced it is seeking families to participate in its Holiday Giveaway event after gathering donations.The giveaway is scheduled for Saturday,...

Swalwell Statement on Judiciary Committee’s Approval of Articles of Impeachment

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary and of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence,...

Antioch School Board Selects Gibson-Gray as Board President, Rocha as VP in Split Votes

On Wednesday, the Antioch Unified School District Board of Trustees selected Diane Gibson-Gray as president of the board with Mary Rocha being named Vice...

Brentwood Resident Arrested for Human Trafficking

On December 11, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal Service, William Ross, 38 year old Brentwood resident, was taken into custody for an...

Brentwood: Kitchen Fire Caused by Stove Top Appliance Malfunction

At 5:06 pm Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a stove top fire at a home in...

Antioch: Second Suspect in Pepperetree Way Homicide Arrested

On Thursday, the Antioch Police Department said a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the December 4 fatal shooting on Peppertree Way...

Nearly Half a Million Consumers Have Already Qualified for New State Financial Help to...

With a key open-enrollment deadline coming up, Covered California announced that 486,000 people will receive new state subsidies that will make quality health...

PG&E Files Amended Plan of Reorganization

PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together, “PG&E”) today filed an amended Plan of Reorganization with the Bankruptcy Court in its Chapter...

Pleasant Hill Man Arrested for Child Pornography Related Crimes

Martinez, Calif. – On Tuesday December 10, 2019, 29-year-old Pleasant Hill resident Daniel Joseph Feliciano was arrested for possession and production of child pornography.On...

Antioch Bridge Re-Opens After Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Roadway for Several Hours

At 12:51 pm Thursday, the California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle versus semi-truck crash at the Antioch Bridge.By 1:20 pm,...

Update: Woman Who Struck Antioch Barber With Car Charged With Attempted Murder

The Antioch Police Department said Wednesday that the female who struck a barber with her vehicle on December 4 has turned herself into police.According...

Today: Brentwood Police Host Hot Cocoa With A Cop

Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and conversation with our local Brentwood Police Officers while experiencing some of the holiday festivities at the Brentwood...

Ironhouse Sanitary District Hosts Fats, Oil and Grease Event

Delicious meals bring families and friends together during the holidays but don’t let a clogged drain spoil your plans this holiday season. Pouring cooking...

Rep. McNerney Introduces Legislation to Invest in California Water Projects

Washington, DC – As a longtime champion for creating sustainable water solutions in California and throughout the nation, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced H.R. 5302,...

DeSaulnier Effort Honoring the Port Chicago 50 Passes in House

First Recognition of Racial Bias Experienced by Sailors in Law Washington, DC – A measure authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) to honor and provide...

Antioch Police Make Arrest in Peppertree Way Fatal Shooting

On Wednesday morning, the Antioch Police Department announced the arrest of a 45-year-old man in connection with a December 4 fatal shooting on Peppertree...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering $5 Adoptions This Friday & Saturday

Promotion offered as part of Bissell Pet Foundation’s “Holiday Hope” campaign  Martinez, CA – Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will be offering $5 adoptions...

Contra Costa Supervisors Select Operators to Apply for Cannabis Storefronts and Cultivations

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors selected four cannabis retail storefront proposals and seven commercial cannabis cultivation proposals to invite to...

Overturned Vehicle Crash Blocks Slow Lane on Eastbound Highway 4

At 5:35 am Wednesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to eastbound Highway 4 prior to Bailey Road for a report...

East Bay Residents Sentenced In Scheme To Sell Fraudulent Financial Instruments

Defendants Ordered to Pay Restitution to Victims OAKLAND - Sharon Ringgenberg was sentenced to 15 months in prison for her role in a scheme to...

PG&E Urges Customers to Stay Safe as They Decorate Homes and Businesses This Holiday...

Thousands are hurt while hanging holiday lights every year, and decorations start hundreds of home fires each December SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — As temperatures fall...

Updated: 4 Suspects Arrested in Lafayette Home Invasion Robberies

The Lafayette Police Department Thursday announced the arrests of suspects in two home invasion robberies that occurred in the city on October 31, 2019...

Contra Costa Elections Encourage Voters to Check Registration Status and Party Preference

The Contra Costa Elections Division urges all voters to make sure their voter registration status is up to date before voter information and ballots...

Pittsburg: Driver Trapped After Overturned Vehicle Crash on Kirker Pass

At 8:09 am Tuesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of an overturned vehicle crash that ended off the...

Vasco Road: Cows in the Roadway, Expect Delays

Those traveling on Vasco Road should use caution this morning and expect delays until the roadway is clear after reports of cows were on...

Antioch Police Investigating Series of Auto Burglaries

The Antioch Police Department is investigating a series of auto burglaries throughout the city after numerous vehicles have been hit over the past few...

East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time at 8:37 Minutes in November

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of November they had 625 service calls with an average response time...

Tracy Homicide Suspect Arrested in Mexico

Tracy, Calif. - On December 6, 2019, 21 year old Enrique Guillen-Valles was detained by Mexico law enforcement authorities in Mexicali, Mexico.Guillen-Valles has been...

CHP: One Dead In Vehicle Collision Near Buchanan Field Airport

The California Highway Patrol says one person died in a vehicle crash in unincorporated Contra Costa County Monday night.The crash occurred at 10:20 pm...

Danville Police Nab Pair of Porch Pirates Out of Concord

The Danville Police Department announced they have arrested a pair of City of Concord residents in connection with a theft of packages on a...

Stolen Van With 25-Dogs Recovered in Oakland

The Oakland Police Department confirmed Monday afternoon on Twitter that a pet transportation van with 25-30 rescue dogs inside that was stolen out of...

Rep. DeSaulnier’s Statement on Approval of Deferred Action for Award-Winning Advocate Isabel Bueso

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after learning that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) granted Concord resident...