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Contra Costa DA Announces Human Trafficking Hotline

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney, Diana Becton, announced today that a Human Trafficking Hotline has been established to take reports of...

Daily Question: Is Going Solar Worth the Investment?

Daily Question: Is Going Solar Worth the Investment?If you are on social media, you no doubt are seeing ads about solar and the expiration...

Governor Signs AB 5 to Stop Misclassification and Protect Millions of Workers

SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to restore employment status for...

Swalwell Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill Advancing Personalized Medicine

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) reintroduced the bipartisan Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act, which would push forward use of genetic...

Antioch: Popular Thoroughfare Road to Youth Sports Complex Closing

The Antioch Police Department announced this week that effective Sept. 19, both Wilbur Lane and Wymore Lane will be closed to through traffic.The move...

Human Trafficking Day of Action in East County Set for Sept. 19

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is proud to join Antioch Councilmember Monica Wilson, the Antioch Police Department, the Contra...

CCTA Wins $7.5 Million Grant for Automated Driving System Pilot Program

WALNUT CREEK, CA – The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) announced today that it has been awarded a $7.5 million grant from the U. S. Department...

Antioch Set for 2019 Coastal Cleanup Day

The 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state’s largest volunteer event, is going to take place on Saturday, September 21st, 2019. There is...

Antioch: 4 Injured in Vehicle Crash on Buchanan Road

At 9:25 am Tuesday, the Antioch Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Buchanan Road...

Sept. 21: Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed Host Marsh Creek & Delta Cleanup Day

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed (FOMCW) are proud to announce that Marsh Creek & Delta Cleanup Day which will take place on Saturday, September 21....

Tuesday: Contra Costa Board of Supervisors Could Approve Waiving Criminal Justice Fees

On Tuesday, the contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will discuss the idea of enacting a temporary moratorium on the collection of certain criminal...

AAA: Crude Oil Prices Spike Following Saudi Arabian Oil Facilities Attack

According to AAA, Americans can expect to see a price jump coming this week after an attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia over...

Governor Newsom Calls on Trump Administration to Do More to Address Homelessness and Housing...

SACRAMENTO – In the face of significant cuts to housing and supportive services proposed by the Trump Administration, Governor Gavin Newsom and a bipartisan coalition...

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

Governor directs the Department of Tax and Fee Administration to develop recommendations to remove illegal and counterfeit vaping products from stores and include nicotine...

Daily Question: Which East County Street Needs More Traffic Enforcement?

Daily Question: Given the amount of speeders and traffic accidents, what street in East Contra Costa County needs more police officers patrolling?

Oakley: Portion of Laurel Road to Close Tuesday for Road Construction

The City of Oakley announced that on Tuesday, September 17, a portion of Laurel Road between Rose Avenue and Cloverbrook Drive will be closed...

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes on Eastbound Highway 4 at Auto Center

At 1:32 pm Monday, the California Highway Patrol and Pittsburg Police responded to a report of a wrong-way driver on eastbound Highway 4 at...

Thorpe Appointed Executive Director at Los Medanos Community Health Care District

Antioch City Councilman Lamar Thorpe last month was appointed as the Executive Director of the Los Medanos Community Healthcare District.Thorpe was hired at the...

Antioch: “Pawp-Up” Recreation Rolls into Markley Creek Park

A “paw parade,” with fun family activities is the theme for Family Night in the Park on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Markley Creek...

Stand Down on the Delta Seeks Volunteers to Help Homeless and At-Risk Veterans

The biennial effort known as the Stand Down on the Delta to support homeless and at-risk veterans, returns to Antioch at the Contra Costa...

Two Injured in Rollover Crash on Marsh Creek Road Monday Morning

At 5:29 am Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and CALFIRE responded to a report of a rollover crash on Marsh Creek...

Update: Horse Euthanized After Being Struck by a Car on Delta Road in Brentwood

Just after 7:00 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash involving a horse...

Oakley: Man Crushed by Truck, Airlifted to Local Hospital

At 1:45 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a man who had been crushed by a...

CHP: Motorcyclist Airlifted After Vasco Road Crash

At 2:00 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a motorcycle crash on Vasco Road near Camino...

Letter: Antioch Homeless Having Negative Impact on A Street Corridor

The Antioch City Council’s ad hoc committee on homelessness recently sent out a Facebook invitation to those interested in this issue.“The Task Force is...

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Boating Crash Near Ski Beach

According to the San Joaquin County Sheriffs Office, 1 person is dead and 5 were injured in a hit and run boating accident near...

Sept. 1-7: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls reported between September 1-7 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. 26 Assaults –...

Aug 28 – Sept. 7: Brentwood Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Brentwood Police Calls reported between August 28 through September 7 which focuses on the higher priority call...

Sept. 1-7: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between September 1-7 which focuses on the higher priority call responses.Notable Arrest9/6 –...

Sept. 1-7: Oakley Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Oakley Police Calls reported between September 1-7 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. Assault w/Deadly Weapon...

Today: Tip-A-Cop Event at Lumpy’s Diner in Antioch

Please join the Antioch Police Department on Saturday, September 14th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for our Tip-a-Cop event for the Special Olympics...

Sept. 14-15: Events: East Contra Costa Events and More

Here is a look at this weeks events scheduled between September 14-15 around Contra Costa County. The list also includes some events out of...

Leyva Bill Ensuring College Student Access to Medication Abortion Heads to Governor’s Desk

SB 24 “reaffirms the right of every college student to access abortion”SACRAMENTO – As access to abortion and reproductive health care is under attack...

Brentwood: Homeless Start Vegetation Fire, Firefighters Limit Incident to 1-Acre

At 4:58 pm Friday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of smoke coming from the area of Vasco Road...

Byron: Sheriffs Office Provides Update in Death Investigation

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continue to investigate a death that was reported on September 3, 2019 On September 3...