Library Launches New Virtual Storytime Content for Families

The Contra Costa County Library is launching new storytime content in two different platforms aimed at providing families with library programming during the COVID-19...

Contra Costa Up to 462 Coronavirus Cases, Update on Senior Living Facility Outbreak

On Wednesday, Contra Costa Health Services announced there are now 462 cases of coronavirus resulting in 7 Deaths.The county announced Tuesday that Public Health...

Lafayette: Contra Costa Firefighters Injured After Fire Engine Struck by Vehicle

On Monday, at 11:35 pm, three Contra Costa County firefighters sustained minor injuries after their Engine was struck by another vehicle.Engine 15 was rear-ended...

Senator Glazer Hosts Telephone Town Hall: How to Secure Unemployment Benefits

SACRAMENTO – As tens of thousands of people have suddenly been affected by job stoppages as a result of Coronavirus/COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders, Senator...

Contra Costa Joins Bay Area Counties in Extending Distance Learning Through End of School...

Pleasant Hill, CA– The public health officers and county superintendents in six Bay Area counties have announced they will extend the suspension of in-class...

Tuesday Update: Contra Costa Continues to See More Coronavirus Cases

On Tuesday, Contra Costa Health Services announced there are now 442 cases of coronavirus resulting in 7 Deaths. The County is now including the...

BART to Run Every 30 Minutes Monday-Friday

As the Bay Area counties have now extended mandatory shelter in place orders, BART service needs to be reduced to match demand, increase essential...

Contra Costa County Coronavirus Cases at 417 Cases, 7 Deaths

On Monday, Contra Costa Health Services announced there are now 417 cases of coronavirus resulting in 7 Deaths. The County is now including the...

East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time in March at 8:19 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will report this week at their monthly meeting that in the month of March, they had 618...

Contra Cost Coronavirus Cases Up to 386, County Releases City Case List

On Sunday, Contra Costa Health Services announced there are 386 cases of coronavirus resulting in 6 Deaths. The County also released additional data including...

Editorial: What is Working in the Fight Against Covid-19 and What Needs Improvement

As California and the rest of the world continue to adjust to what I hope is a temporary “normal”,  I can’t help but think...

County Residents Receive Invitations to Census 2020

Martinez, CA – By now all Contra Costa County residents should have received invitations to participate in the 2020 Census from the U.S. Census...

County Health Declares Isolation And Quarantine Orders For People With COVID and Their Contacts

Health Officer Dr. Chris Farnitano announced today that the County is issuing a mass order for residents with COVID-19 and their close contacts to...

Contra Costa Health: 307 Covid-19 Cases, 5 Deaths as of Friday

On Friday, Contra Costa Health Services announced the county now has 307 cases and 5 deaths in Contra Costa County. The county also reports...

Updated: Contra Costa Health Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak at a Senior Facility in Orinda

Contra Costa County Health Services confirmed that an outbreak of COVID-19 at an unnamed senior housing facility had been discovered and was being tracked.At...

Contra Costa Health Services Launches New Dashboard on Coronavirus Cases

On Thursday, Contra Costa Health Services launched a new dashboard on its website showcasing the number of cases along with additional data that they...

Craneway Pavilion in Richmond to be Converted into a Federal Medical Station for COVID-19...

As part of local emergency preparations, Contra Costa County officials are working with Federal and state partners to convert the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond...

Update: Contra Costa Health Reports 250 Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths

On Wednesday, Contra Costa Health Services is now reporting 250 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county, which is 38 more than yesterday.The...

Assemblymember Frazier Introduces Michelle Campos as the AD11 Woman of the Year

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D- Fairfield), invites the public to join him in celebrating Michelle Campos in her selection as Assembly District 11's...

Mt. Diablo School District Responds to State Superintendent’s Comments on School Closures

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Robert A. Martinez issued the following letter today after comments made by State Superintendent of Public...