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Bay Point, Concord Outages Knock Power Out to Near 20,000 Customers

A power outage in both Bay Point and Concord has knocked out power to nearly 20,000 people according to PG&E. PG&E says the outage in...

Winter Spare the Air Alert Extended Through Wednesday

Although air quality continues to improve after the Butte County Fire (CAMP FIRE), a Winter Spare the Air Alert has been extended through Wednesday. ...

Grant: Contra Costa County Probation Department to Monitor High-Risk, Repeat DUI Offenders

Martinez, CA – The County of Contra Costa has been awarded a $328,181.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to the...

Victim Stabbed in Carjacking, Suspect Later Arrested by Pleasant Hill Police

On Monday, at approximately 1:09 pm, Pleasant Hill Police report a lone male suspect entered the front passenger seat of a citizen’s vehicle which...

CHP: Antioch Man Suspected of DUI in Fatal Crash on Highway 4

Last night at about 9:28pm, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a three vehicle collision at SR-4 eastbound at Willow Pass Road in Concord. Upon...

BART to Run Sunday Schedule For Thanksgiving

Bay Area Rapid Transit announced that they will hold a Sunday Schedule Tuesday through Friday. Tuesday & Wednesday November 20 & 21 We are cancelling the...

Contra Costa Community Colleges to Remain Closed Monday

With continued poor air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Contra Costa Community College District has closed all locations on Monday, November...

One Teenage Girl Dead, Three Injured in Orinda House Fire Sunday Morning

ORINDA - Just before 4:00 AM on Sunday, November 18, Moraga-Orinda Fire units were called to 524 Moraga Way in Orinda for a reported...

Five Contra Costa County Wines to Pair With Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and football. For others, its about finding the perfect wine pairing to go with a feast. According to...

School Districts Working With Police to Ensure Safe Environment

The importance and significance of schools in today's society cannot be understated or ignored. Representing a place where students can learn a variety of...

Overturned Vehicle Crash Shuts Down 3-Lanes of Westbound Highway 4

At 2:39 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire and CHP responded to a report of a two vehicle crash westbound Highway 4 between Bailey...

Supervisor Glover, Assemblyman Grayson Hold 28th Annual Operation Gobble Event

On Friday, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Federal Glover and Assemblyman Tim Grayson teamed up with Golden State Water to distribute 200 turkeys...

Message to East Bay Regional Parks Users: Unhealthy Conditions

The Bay Area’s Air Quality Index is currently at unhealthy levels and your health is important to us. The East Bay Regional Park District is...

Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office SAR Team Assists at Camp Fire

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Search and Rescue Team responded to Butte County to assist public safety agencies. The team, along...

Baker Concedes, Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Set to Become District 16 Assemblywoman

In a tight election, Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan will prevail after updated election results showed Bauer-Kahan with a 2,170 vote lead against Assemblywoman Catharine Baker. Baker...

Updated 2018 Election Results, Statewide and Local Races

The following are election results in for State, County, and local races as of 2:07 pm Friday, November 16. According to the County Elections, they...

Winter Spare the Air Extended Through Tuesday, November 20

Due to smoke from the Butte County fire and air quality being unhealthy, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended its Spare...

Fire Districts Receive $93k Grant for Extrication Equipment

Grant Valued at $93,000 Will Help Reduce Vehicle Accident Extrication Times and  Improve Patient Survivability CONCORD, CA– Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire)...

Sheriff’s Office Shuts Down Illegal Gaming Operation

Detectives from the Special Investigation Unit of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff launched an investigation into an alleged illegal gaming operation...

All 18 Public School Districts in Contra Costa County Closed Friday

All 18 public school districts in Contra Costa County (as well as Contra Costa County Office of Education programs) will be closed on Friday,...