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Contra Costa County Stay-At-Home Order Extended Until May 3

On Monday, Contra Costa County announced that the Public Health Order for people to shelter-in-place safely in their homes will soon be extended until...

#066: Wolfgang Croskey Talks Helping Local Business in Response to COVID-19

On this episode, I chat with Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce CEO Wolfgang Croskey about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) are impacting business owners. We chat...

Brentwood Provides Information for Small Businesses Impacted During Coronavirus

BRENTWOOD, CA – The Brentwood business community, much like communities across the nation, is experiencing an unprecedented period of economic uncertainty.  Local business owners...

Governor Newsom Announces California Health Corps, Expanded Health Care Workforce to Fight COVID-19

Governor signs executive order to expand health care workforce and staff at least an additional 50,000 hospital beds needed for the COVID-19 surge Medical doctors,...

Senator Glazer to Host Small Business Telephone Town Hall for Those Impacted by Coronavirus

State Senator Steve Glazer announced that he is hosting a Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, March 31 which is available to small businesses hurt...

SafeWise Ranks Oakley 16th Safest City in California, Brentwood at 81 and Antioch at...

On March 9, SafeWise issued its California 50 Safest Cities List of 2020 where Danville (1) and San Ramon (7) remain in the top...

Johnson & Johnson Announces a Lead Vaccine Candidate for COVID-19

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the selection of a lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate from constructs it...

Oakley Park and Ride Public Information Meeting Cancelled, Moves to Virtual Format

Due to the shelter in place, Tri Delta Transit have canceled the in-person public information meeting scheduled for April 6, 2020 and April 7,...

Danville: One Dead In I-680 Motorcycle Crash Sunday Evening

At 8:13 pm Sunday, the California Highway Patrol and local firefighters responded to a report of a motorcycle crash on northbound I-680 at El...
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Letter: East Bay Parks GM Says Help Keeps Parks Safe and Open

In the Bay Area we are blessed with over a million acres of beautiful public parkland. Californians love to get outdoors to enjoy nature...

Contra Costa County Reports 175 Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths

On Sunday Contra Costa County is reporting it has 175 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). The county also said it has 3 deaths.As of...

Antioch Police Search Barnes and Noble After Roof Access Hatch Broken

At around 9:00 am Sunday, Antioch Police responded to a report of an alarm at Barnes and Noble off Lone Tree Way in the...

BART Ridership Just 8 Percent of Average

The Bay Area Rapid Transit is reporting that as of Friday, they have had a 92% drop in ridership average compared to the Friday...

Livermore: 1 Dead in I-580 Traffic Crash, All Lanes Blocked

At 6:21 am Sunday, the California Highway Patrol responded to eastbound I-580 in Livermore at the First Street on-ramp for a traffic crash.CHP arrived...

March 15-21: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls over the past week reported between March 15-21 which focuses on the higher priority...

March 15-21: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between March 15-21 which focuses on the higher priority...

Contra Costa County Reports 168 Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

On Saturday Contra Costa County is reporting it has 168 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). The county also said it has two deaths.The health...

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Contra Costa Animal Service Responses

With so many changes across the State of California, it has also trickled down to Contra Costa County Animal Services with a new set...

Letter to Editor: Lost Pets are Never Finders Keepers

During a recent trip to the Oakley post office, I came across a big handsome husky dog running loose near Main Street. Fearing for...

#065: Diane Burgis Talks Contra Costa County Response to COVID-19

On this episode, I chat with Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Diane Burgis about the county response to COVID-19. Burgs talks about the...

Bay Area Distilling Company Offering Hand Sanitizer Refills

In an effort to assist the community, Bay Area Distilling Company out of Brentwood announced it is opening up its facility for people to...

Update: Disneyland Closed Until Further Notice

UPDATE: Disney announced Friday that due to the impacts of COVID-19, the Disneyland Resort will remain closed until further notice.The move comes after the...

Contra Costa Fire Seeks Public Assistance in Identifying Antioch Arson Suspect

The Contra Costa Fire Protection District's Investigations Unit is seeking public assistance in identifying as suspect in a recent fire in the City of...

Antioch Unified School District Seeks iPad, Laptop Donations

With the Antioch Unified School District preparing distance education in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), they are seeking the help of the community to...

Contra Costa Health Services Readies “Alternate Care Sites” Including Alhambra High School

Contra Costa Health Services announced Thursday that they are working to prepare "alternate care site" facilities to care for people with less complicated medical...

#064: Joel Bryant Talks City of Brentwood Response to COVID-19

On this episode, I chat with Joel Bryant, Vice Mayor of the City of Brentwood, who shares what Brentwood is doing in response to...

Oakley Man Killed Wednesday Night in Antioch Crash

On March 25, 2020, at 9:45 pm, Antioch Police Officers responded to the intersection of Contra Loma Boulevard and the eastbound Highway 4 offramp...

BISSELL Pet Foundation Assists Shelters with Reduced Adoption Fees by Appointment Only

Antioch, CA. — In response to COVID-19, BISSELL Pet Foundation will sponsor reduced adoption fees across the country starting Thursday, March 26 in efforts...

Brentwood School District Prepares for Early April Distance Learning Launch

On Wednesday, Superintendent Dana Eaton of the Brentwood Union Elementary School District announced that they have extended school closures through May 1, 2019 due...

Arson Suspected in Early Morning Antioch Boat Fire

At 5:15 am Thursday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a boat on fire in the 100...

Rep. McNerney to Host Contra Costa Telephone Town Hall on Coronavirus

Special Guests Include Representatives from Contra Costa Health Services and Contra Costa County Employment and Human ServicesAntioch, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) will...

In Response To Coronavirus Crisis, Harris Votes to Support Working Families and Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Wednesday released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the third relief package...

Governor Newsom Announces Major Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that financial institutions will provide major financial relief for millions of Californians suffering financially as a result...

Contra Costa County Up to 108 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

On Wednesday, Contra Costa County announced they now have 108 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 1 death. This is a jump of 37-cases...

East Bay Regional Parks Announces Closures and Parking Restrictions to Limit Overcrowding

Oakland, CA – The East Bay Regional Park District has announced park area closures to address overcrowding and public safety. Additionally, park picnic areas...