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Bipartisan Measure to Make California More Military Retirement Friendly

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, representing the 21st senate district, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 1071, bipartisan legislation that would exempt military retirement...

Frazier Introduces Resolution Asking Department of Homeland Security to Delay REAL ID Implementation

Sacramento – On Tuesday, Assemblymembers Jim Frazier (D-Fairfield) and Vince Fong (R-Bakersfield), Chair and Vice-Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, introduced AJR 28, a...

Senator Umberg Proposes Free Library Cards for All School Children in California

Sacramento, CA – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) introduced Senate Bill 1025, the California Student Success Act, to automatically grant library cards to...

Oakley: Firefighters Make Quick Work of Backyard Fire

At 4:18 pm Tuesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to several reports of black smoke coming from a home near Empire...

Updated: 5 Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Hit Nets Stolen Merchandise and Drugs in Brentwood

At around 11:30 am Monday, the Brentwood Police Department responded to the Streets of Brentwood after they got a hit on their License Plate...

Pittsburg: Two Injured in Rollover Crash on Bailey Road

At 3:33 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa County Fire was dispatched to a report of a rollover vehicle crash in the 900 block of Bailey...

Bill to Expand Enforcement Actions on PG&E and Other Utility Companies Introduced

Oakland, CA – Today, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda), California State Senators Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) and Jerry Hill (D-San...

Glazer Bill Would Increase Penalties for Short-Term Rental Violations

Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Contra Costa) proposed new legislation Monday allowing cities to impose fines of up to $5,000 on short-term rental hosts who violate...

Assemblyman Kiley Announces Vote on Suspension of AB 5 Set for February 27

SACRAMENTO – On February 27, Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) will initiate a Floor Vote on Assembly Bill 1928, an urgency measure to suspend AB...

DeSaulnier to Host Town Hall on “The Impeachment Trial and What’s Up Next for...

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host a town hall meeting to discuss “The Impeachment Trial and What’s Up Next for Congress”...

Antioch: Firefighters Knock Down Fire Started by Homeless at Closed Down Recycling Center

At 6:18 am Tuesday, Contra Costa County Firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke and flames coming from a closed down recycling center...

Oakley: 4 Juveniles Arrested After Attempting to Evade CHP at 100-MPH on Highway 4

The Califiornia Highway Patrol said that on Monday around 6:00 pm, a unit observed a vehicle driving recklessly at over 100 MPH, in and...

Bill Would Ban Funding for States that Give Drivers’ Licenses to Illegal Immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is introducing legislation that delivers tough financial consequences to states that flout federal immigration enforcement and harm...

Update: Antioch Police Say Man in Critical Condition After Monday Morning Stabbing

The Antioch Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday morning that sent one person to a local hospital.The incident occurred at 5:54 am...

BART Board of Directors Looking to Increase Parking Costs to Market Rate Fees

On February 13, the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors held their annual workshop to discuss a variety of topics which included possible...

Sen. Moorlach’s Senate Bill 990 Would Free Uber and Lyft Drivers

Senator John M. W. Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, introduced Senate Bill 990 to free drivers for Uber, Lyft and similar transportation network companies (TNCs). It...

SchoolPool: Free Tri Delta Bus Passes for East County Students

Starting March 2nd, students in East Contra Costa County will be eligible for a FREE 20-ride Tri Delta Bus Pass through 511 Contra Costa’s...

Antioch Update: 18-Year-Old Female Dies in James Donlon Vehicle Crash

At 4:27 pm Sunday, the Antioch Police Department and Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle crash on...

CHP: Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Pittsburg Sunday Morning

The California Highway Patrol reports that at  approximately 1:16am Sunday, they responded to a call of a vehicle vs. a pedestrian on the Loveridge...

Brentwood Update: 23-Year-Old Killed in Vehicle Crash on Fairview Ave

At 5:10 pm Saturday, the Brentwood Police Department and East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle that had...

Feb 2-8: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls over the past week reported between February 2-8 which focuses on the higher priority...

Feb 2-8: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between February 2-8 which focuses on the higher priority...

Feb. 1-9: Brentwood Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Brentwood Police Calls over the past month reported between February 1-9 which focuses on the higher priority...

Updated: Pittsburg Police Investigating Fatal Shooting at Local Park

The Pittsburg Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night at approximately 7:00 PM at a small park at the intersection of...

Antioch: Driver Injured in Rollover Crash on James Donlon

At 1:42 am Saturday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a rollover vehicle crash on James Donlon and Nightingale Drive in the City...

Reps DeSaulnier and Young Announce Bipartisan Bill to Make Exercise Equipment and Fitness Classes...

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Congressman Don Young (AK-At-Large) announced bipartisan legislation to make exercise equipment and fitness classes accessible to...

Feb 15-16: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a list of events for the weekend of February 15-16 in East Contra Costa County and some around the entire county. Saturday, February...

February 14: Valentines Day Related Events

The following is a list of Valentines Day related events set for Friday, February 14 around East Contra Costa County and around the area.Friday,...

Oakley: Thach Empire Plaza Moves Forward in 5-0 Vote

On Tuesday, the Oakley City council approved the Thach Empire Plaza, a proposed 10,800 square foot retail building, with a drive-thru and a 1,200...

Join the Art Guild of the Delta for the 4th Annual Banner Up! Program

Join the Art Guild of the Delta (AGD) for the 4th Annual Banner Up! program. This popular program is sponsored by City of Brentwood...

Rep. McNerney Secures $23.1 Million in Funding for New San Joaquin Flood Management Project

Washington, DC – As the result of his efforts to bolster critical flood damage reduction measures in the region, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced...

AAA: National Gas Price at $2.43, California at $3.51

This week, AAA reported that the national gas price average is $2.43 which is 4-cents cheaper than last month and 38% of gas stations...

BART Police Release Photos of Assault Suspect from Fight on Train

BART Police are releasing images of a man wanted for an assault that took place at 6:09 pm on Tuesday February 11, on board...

Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Call for FCC to Unlock 6 GHz Band for Unlicensed...

Washington, DC – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai asking that the Chairman move forward...

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Witnesses in Kirker Pass Vehicle Rollover Incident

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at about 3:24 PM, the California Highway Patrol received a call of a rollover vehicle accident in the area...