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Firefighters Respond to Vegetation Fire on Vasco Road Near Camino Diablo

Just before 5:00 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle fire that was beginning...

Walnut Creek Man Dies in Custody at West County Detention Facility

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office said Wednesday that at approximately 1:40 PM, a Deputy Sheriff was conducting room checks at the West County...
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Video: Oakley Police Nab Suspect in Stolen Vehicle After Short Pursuit

On Wednesday, just after 6:00 pm, Oakley Police officers located a stolen vehicle in the Raley's Shopping Center off Main Street in the City...

Citing Community Benefits, Brentwood Police Officers Endorse Measure L

The Brentwood Police Officers Association is officially backing Measure L citing the benefits it will provide to the City of Brentwood if passed by...

PG&E Says Damage and Hazards Found after Safety Shutoff Confirm that Turning Off Power...

San Francisco, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) released photos of wind-related damage and hazards that were found during inspections following last...

Governor Newsom Vetoes Bill Requiring Full-Day Kindergarten

On Sunday, California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Assembly Bill 197 which would have required school districts across the state to offer one full-day kindergarten...

Pittsburg School District Rolls Out New Electric Transit Style School Bus

Pittsburg, CA -- On Tuesday, the Pittsburg Unified School District’s (PUSD) transportation department rolled out a 78 passenger electric transit style school bus. The new...

Multiple Lanes Blocked After Vehicle Crash on Westbound Highway 4

At 5:30 am Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol and Contra Costa County Fire were dispatched to a report of a multi-vehicle crash on westbound...

Oct. 19: Hannah Nicole Vineyards Host Boot Scootin Western BBQ

On Oct. 19, Hannah Nicole Vineyards and Winery in Brentwood invites you to join them for a Boot Scootin’ & Boogie all you can...

Updated: “All Clear” Given After Fire at Nu Star Facility in Crockett

On Tuesday night, the "all clear" was given by Contra Costa County Fire and shelter in places were lifted in Rodeo, Crockett and Hercules. ...

Air quality Advisory for Smoke from Nustar Fire

SAN FRANCISCO – The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory for smoke east of Rodeo, along the Carquinez...

Antioch Police Identify Suspects Charged in Fatal Drive-By Shooting

On Tuesday, the Antioch Police Department identified two people arrested last week in connection to the September 1 fatal shooting of Raul Garcia, 57...

Free Flu Shots from Contra Costa Public Health Available at Mt. Diablo Health Fair

Contra Costa Public Health (CCPH) will offer free flu vaccinations and free, fast and confidential HIV and Hepatitis C screenings at the Mt. Diablo...

Hot Rods 4 Paws Event Returns Saturday

The community is invited to the Hot Rods 4 Paws car show where the proceeds will benefit the Furry Friends Pet Relief program. Furry Friends...

Saturday: John Marsh Heritage Day 2019

Visit the Marsh Creek State Historic Park, see the Marsh Stone House, hike, enjoy kids’ activities and get a close-up look at the stars...

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bay Area Monday Night

At 10:33 pm Monday, a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Bay Area with people all over Northern California saying they felt it. According to the...
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Firefighters Save 2 Dogs from RV Fire in City of Brentwood

At 5:15 pm on Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a RV on fire on...

Newsom Demands PG&E Accountability for Mismanaged Public Safety Power Shutoffs

SACRAMENTO – In the wake of utility-directed power shutoffs that impacted nearly two million Californians, Governor Gavin Newsom today demanded that Pacific Gas and...

Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested by Antioch Police

The Antioch Police Department announced Monday that two suspects who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint outside the Bonfare Market on W. 10th Street...

Brentwood Neighborhood Committee Hosts Halloween Home of the Season Contest

BRENTWOOD, CA - Ghosts and goblins, black cats, spiders’ webs and bats… witches in black hats!  We dare you to enter the Halloween Home...

Daily Question: Should Middle School and High School Start Times Be Pushed Back?

Daily Question: Should Middle School and High School Start Times Be Pushed Back? California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed SB 328 by Senator Anthony Portantino...

AAA says Gas Prices Decreasing for Most of US, California at $4.17 per Gallon

AAA said Monday that gas prices are decreasing for the majority of motorist across the country with the national average gas price at $2.63....

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

Brentwood, CA — East Contra Costa Fire Protection District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in...

Markstein Sales Company Celebrates 100 Years of Family-Owned Beverage Distribution in Northern California

Markstein Sales Company (MSCo), a woman-owned and operated wholesale beverage distributor in Northern California, announced its 100th anniversary. Now in its fourth generation, Markstein has...

Legislation Providing Greater Oversight of Nonpublic Schools Signed by Governor Newsom

SACRAMENTO – Brought on by the November 2018 death of a 13-year-old autistic student, Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), Chair of the Assembly Select...

Sept. 29 – Oct. 5: Antioch Police calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls reported between September 29 through October 5 which focuses on the higher priority call...

Editorial: Brentwood Measure L, a Devil’s Advocate Approach to Limiting Growth

The passion over whether to amend Brentwood’s Urban Limit Line or not has brought out many emotions over the past few months that has...

Updated: 1 Killed, 2 Others Injured in Delta Road Crash in Oakley

A fatal crash shut down Delta Road in the City of Oakley for several hours Saturday evening as police investigated the incident. The three-vehicle crash...

Oct. 1-6: Brentwood Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Brentwood Police Calls reported between October 1-6 which focuses on the higher priority call responses.   Auto Burglary 10/4...

Sept. 29 – Oct 5: Pittsburg Police calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between September 29 through October 5 which focuses on the higher priority call...

Sept. 29 – Oct. 5: Oakley Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Oakley Police Calls reported between September 29 through October 5 which focuses on the higher priority call...

PSPS Update: More than 99.5 Percent of Customers Impacted by Safety Shutoffs Have Been...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said Saturday that more than 99.5 percent of customers impacted by the Public Safety...

Oct. 12-13: East County Events and More

Here is a list of events for the weekend of October 12-13 in East Contra Costa County and some around the entire county. Remember, local...

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Bolster Support for California’s Senior Citizens

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom Friday signed SB 228 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), which builds on the executive order he signed in...

Governor Newsom Signs Leyva Bill Ensuring Access to Abortion at UC and CSU Campuses

California Again Leads the Way on Improving Access to Reproductive Health Care SACRAMENTO – As the Trump Administration continues to roll back vital health care...