Letter: Retired Police Chief Supports Mary Rocha for Antioch School Board

This Letter to the Editor was submitted by retired Antioch Police Chief, Allan Cantando As the Antioch Police Chief for six years, I worked often...

Voter Initiative to Limit Development and Protect Open Space in Antioch’s Sand Creek Focus...

Proposed ballot measure substantially scales back “The Ranch” project, bans hillside and ridgeline development, permanently protects additional open space areas, and funds public safety,...

County Elections Launch “Check Your Voter Registration Status” Campaign

On Thursday, the Contra Costa County Elections Office launched an awareness campaign urging all registered voters to "Check your Voter Registration Status" before the...

Contra Costa County Elections Say 80,000 Ballots to be Counted

While the Contra Costa County voting totals currently are at 20.74%, County Elections say many more ballots will be counted. As of Tuesday night: Ballots Cast 124,874 Registered...

County Elections: Candidate Filing Period for November Election Underway

The November 6, 2018 General Election is now in full swing, as nomination papers are available for candidates interested in running for office. The...

Letter: John Fink Thanks Brentwood Supporters, Asks for Your Vote

As we approach the eve of the 2018 mid-term elections, I wanted to take a minute and reach out to the Citizens of Brentwood...

Congressional Democrats Endorse Alex Padilla for Re-election to Secretary of State

LOS ANGELES – Monday, November 13, 2017 – Today U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and the following members of the California Congressional delegation announced their...

Local Mom and Pittsburg Native Receives Key Endorsements for City Council Race

PITTSBURG, CA -- Pittsburg native Shanelle Scales-Preston, a graduate of Pittsburg High School, where she played basketball and ran on the Pirates track team,...

Graves: Death Penalty Should Apply to Cop Killers

The following was submitted by Paul Graves, candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney: At a recent forum, a candidate for District Attorney stated that there should...

Q&A With Antioch City Council Candidates

The following are a series of questions we asked all Antioch City Council Candidates in this years election. Of the six candidates on the...

Elections Update: Diana Becton Hits 50.1% in District Attorney Race

An update by Contra Costa County Elections showed that Diana Becton has hit the 50% threshold in the District Attorney Race. If results hold, Becton...

Rebecca Barrett Launches Campaign for Contra Costa Community College Board

CONCORD, CALIF -- Rebecca Barrett, an education policy leader and Diablo Valley College (DVC) alumna, announced her candidacy for Contra Costa Community College Board...

Letter: Retired Antioch Cop Says “Yes” on Measure W

The following letter was submitted by Tom Fuhrmann,  Antioch resident & retired from the Antioch Police Department who is advocating for the support of...

Prosecutor Patrick Vanier Announces Withdrawal from Contra Costa District Attorney Race

SAN RAMON – Today, Patrick Vanier, Supervising Prosecutor in Santa Clara County, and a candidate for Contra Costa County District Attorney issued the following...

Letter: No Rezone DR/SL Committee’s City Council Endorsement for Brentwood City Council

The following endorsement letter was provided by the No Rezone Dr/SL Committee in the City of Brentwood. The No Rezone DR/SL Committee hereby endorses Planning...

Paul Graves Campaign Speaks Out Against George Soros Trying to Buy Contra Costa District...

Paul Graves’ campaign for Contra Costa District Attorney released the following statements in response to reports and campaign filings (1, 2) that show massive...

Antioch Chamber of Commerce Endorses Measure W

The following endorsement was sent out by the Antioch Chamber of Commerce regarding Measure W in the City of Antioch. As a business owner in...

John Fink Announces Brentwood City Council Run

BRENTWOOD – On Tuesday, John Fink announced his campaign for Brentwood City Council.  Fink, a Planning Commissioner, has lived and worked in Brentwood for...

Election Update: Quick Look at Who Has Pulled Papers

In what has been a rather unusually slow start to the November 2018 election season, several local races are starting to become more clear...

Election Day: Go Vote

It is Tuesday and is election day. With record early voter numbers reported across the state, if you have not already voted, please go...