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Brentwood: Runner Struck by Ford Mustang in Hit and Run

The Brentwood Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred Monday just before 7:30 am in the 1000 block of Mill Creek Way in the City of Brentwood.Police arrived on scene...

#117: A Chat With Erick Stonebarger on Failure Rates at the Liberty Union High School District

On this episode, I chat with Liberty Union High School District trustee Erick Stonebarger who released data last week on the failure rate of nearly 30% after the District moved to Distance Learning, this...

Los Angeles County Health Set to Restrict Dining at Restaurants, Bars and Wineries

The Los Angeles County Health Officer announced that effective Nov. 25 at 10:00 pm, a new health order will restrict dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars. In person dining will not be allowed...

Nov. 1-17: Brentwood Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Brentwood Police Calls reported between November 1-17 which focuses on the higher priority call responses.Assault11/1 – Brentwood Blvd: WAS ASSULTED AT A PARTY IN BRENTWOOD LAST...

Tracy: Parents Arrested In Connection With Death of 4-Year-Old Child

The Tracy Police Department announced the arrest of a couple in connection with the death of a 4-year-old child.According to police, on Monday, November 16, 2020, police were called to an apartment in the...

Nov. 8-14: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls over the past week reported between Nov. 8-14 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. Assault11/8 – Pacific Ct & Brookside (PC 245) ...

Nov. 8-14: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between November 8-14 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. Arson11/11 – 3000 block Railroad Ave. Battery – Felony...

Oakley: Ironhouse Sanitary District Hosts Holiday Grease Collection Day

Five ways you can fight holiday FOG build-up 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 Fats, Oils, and...

East Contra Costa Fire Adopts Community Connect to Improve Sharing of Critical Information

Brentwood, CA — East Contra Costa Fire Protection District has been working closely with technology partner First Due to release Community Connect, an application focused on protecting residents and their property in the most...

San Mateo: Caregiver Arrested in Connection with Home Invasion Robbery of 97-Year-old Victim

Detectives arrest a caregiver and her associates in an armed robbery home invasion of a 97-year-old dependent victim.San Mateo, CA – On Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 12:49 p.m., San Mateo Police Department...

Antioch Mayor Elect Lamar Thorpe Announces Transition Team

On Friday, Antioch Mayor Elect Lamar Thorpe announced his transition team which would be private groups of individuals working to advise him. These groups will focus on different areas and consist of city council...

Liberty Union High School District Board Approves Hybrid Reopening Plan, Failure Rates Concerning

On Thursday, Superintendent Eric Volta sent out the following letter to parents after this weeks school board meeting reiterating their commitment to reopening once Contra Costa County is out of the Purple Tier as...

Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton Talks Health Restriction Violations, Misdemeanors, Diversion Programs

On Tuesday, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton provided and update while presenting a number of changes taking place in the District Attorney’s Office to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors.According to...

Contra Costa County Health Services Launches Community Behavioral Health Crisis Response Initiative

Working in partnership with cities across Contra Costa County, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) has launched a comprehensive review of existing behavioral health crisis response services to develop a vision for how to connect...

Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall: The Latest Surge in Cases, Revised Health Orders, Next Steps

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steve Glazer will lead a conversation with Bay Area health officials on Friday, November 20, about the latest surge in COVID-19 cases, the revised health orders as well as the next...

Sacramento County and El Dorado County Sheriffs Offices Will Not Enforce Governors Curfew Order

In response to a Governor Gavin Newsom's curfew order today, the El Dorado County Sheriffs and Sacramento County Sheriffs Offices announced they would not determine compliance, not prevent thanksgiving activities, maximum occupancies or mask...

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues 1-Month Curfew for Counties in Purple Tier

On Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced in a Tweet that California issuing a limited Stay at Home Order due to the rising cases of COVID-19.Under the order,  non-essential work and gatherings must stop from...

#116: A Chat With Contra Costa County Republican Chair Matt Shupe

On this episode, I chat with Matt Shupe who is the Chair of the Contra Costa County Republican Party.  He is also a political consultant and does Public Relations Work.  We discuss a variety...

Antioch: Man Killed After Being Struck in the Head During Fight

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at about 7:13pm, Antioch Police Department patrol officers were dispatched to the canal between Lemontree and Manzanita Way for a 43-year-old man down on the ground.The male had no...

Contra Costa Sheriff Investigating In-Custody Death of El Sobrante Man Following Inmates Fight

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office continue to investigate an in-custody death at the Martinez Detention Facility per the officer-involved fatal incident protocol.On Monday, November...

SF Trash Company Executive Charged With Bribing Company’s Chief San Francisco Government Regulator

Recology Executive Laundered $1 Million in Bribes, Often Through An Intermediary Charity, To Former DPW DirectorSAN FRANCISCO - Paul Fredrick Giusti, the former Group Government & Community Relations Manager for Recology’s San Francisco Group,...

Brentwood City Council Postpones Decision on “Gutting” Parks and Recreation Committee Duties and Authority

On Tuesday, the Brentwood City Council unanimously agreed to delay a decision that would have tweaked language to its municipal code pertaining to the Planning, Parks and Recreation and Arts commission.According to city staff,...

Fairfield: 9 Arrested After Disrupting City Council Meeting, Lockdown

On Tuesday, the Fairfield Police Department arrested 9 people who disrupted a City Council meeting resulting in a lockdown and a pause to the meeting.The protest occurred after the public comment session, which is...

Police Chief Responds to Social Media Rhetoric on Recent Protest in Downtown Walnut Creek

The following message was released Tuesday from Walnut Creek Police Chief Jay Hill in response to criticism on social media in response during a Saturday protest which resulted in no arrests.During the incident, approximately...

Board of Supervisors Approves Ordinance to Extend Eviction Protection to Commercial Tenants

Martinez, CA – At a Board meeting on November 17, 2020, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed urgency ordinance 2020-29 to continue the temporary prohibition on evictions of certain small-business commercial...

Los Angeles: Pair Charged After Submitting 8,000 Fraudulent Voter Registration Applications on Behalf of Homeless

Two men have been charged in a 41-count criminal complaint for allegedly submitting thousands of fraudulent voter registration applications on behalf of homeless people, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.Carlos Antonio...

CHP: Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Walnut Creek Monday Night

According to the CHP, a pedestrian was struck and killed Monday night in the lanes of southbound I-680 within a construction zone, just north of N Main Street in Walnut Creek.The incident occurred at...

Tri Delta Transit Announces “Crowding” Information and Real-Time Arrival in New Transit App

Antioch, CA - Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri Delta Transit) today announces Transit as their official mobility app. Transit counts millions of active users in more than 200 cities worldwide and is available...

State Response to COVID-19 Spike Returns Contra Costa to Purple Tier

With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surging across California, the state today restored safety measures in Contra Costa and many other counties that are needed to protect the public and save lives during the...

Governor Gavin Newsom Considering Statewide Curfew as 41 Counties Return to Purple Tier

On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom said that 41 counties are now in purple which includes Contra Costa County and that he was considering a possible statewide curfew.  Newsom said he was pulling an “emergency...

Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation Grants $1.6 Million to Community-Based Organizations with COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

The Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation (CCRHF) in partnership with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has granted $1.6 Million to 44 local, community based organizations in their first wave of grant funding. The Foundation...

Moderna Says Preliminary Trial Data Shows its Coronavirus Vaccine is More Than 94% Effective

First interim analysis included 95 participants with confirmed cases of COVID-19 Phase 3 study met statistical criteria with a vaccine efficacy of 94.5% (p <0.0001) Moderna intends to submit for an Emergency Use...

#115: A Chat With Antioch City Councilwoman Elect Tamisha Walker

On this episode, I chat with Antioch City Councilwoman elect Tamisha Walker where we talk about how she got elected, address some of the rumors on her decade old arrest, where she stands on...

Walnut Creek Police Say No Arrests During Saturday Night Civil Unrest

The Walnut Creek Police Department on Sunday has released information on the civil unrest in downtown Walnut Creek on Saturday night after videos and photographs began popping up on social media.NEWS RELEASE: Update on...

Brentwood: One Injured in Kohls Grab and Run Theft, Suspects Drop All Items Before Escaping

On Sunday, the Brentwood Police Department responded to a report of a grab and run theft at Kohls with a citizen/costumer attempting to stop a theft.Police said two male suspects were seen running out...

Stockton: 2-Year-Old Beaten By Father Dies In Hospital

The Stockton Police Department reported Sunday that an infant that was allegedly beaten by his father has passed away at the hospital.Police say that on November 11, they received a call that a 2-year-old...

Nov. 1-7: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls over the past week reported between Nov. 1-7 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. Arson11/5 – W 10th St & J St. Assault...

The Unoffendable Podcast: Episode 1

The first episode of The Unoffendable as we have a roundtable on a variety of topics. We touch on The Joe Biden Mannequin in City of Brentwood, COVID-19 shutdown, Gavin Newsom being Covid-19 Hypocrite...

Walnut Creek Police Arrest Pittsburg Man in Connection With Motel Shooting

On Saturday, the Walnut Creek Police Department responded to a report of a person who had been shot at the Walnut Creek Motel 6 in the 2300 block of N. Main Street in the...