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Episode 043: Vince Wells Talks Fire Services in Contra Costa County

On this episode, I chat with Vince Wells who is the President of the United Professional Fire Fighters of Contra Costa County IAFF Local...

7-Car Pile Up Crash on Westbound Highway 4 at Port Chicago Highway

At 5:03 am Monday, Contra Costa County Fire was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash on westbound Highway 4 at Port Chicago...

East Contra Costa Fire Reports February Average Response Time at 7:57 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported this week that in the month of February they had 568 service calls with an average...

Update: CHP Says Antioch Woman Dies in Highway 4 Crash, Bullet Holes Located

At 2:24 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Firefighters and CHP responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Highway 4 and Willow Pass...

Saturday: Contra Costa Animal Services’ 9th Annual St. Pitty’s Day Adoption Event

Event features free adoptions of all bully breed dogs, $25 adoptions of all other animals. Martinez, CA – On Saturday, March 16th, Contra Costa...
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Two-Alarm Fire Destroys 3 Homes on Bethel Island

At 5:50 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire in the 2700 block of...

SafeWise Ranks Oakley 23rd Safest City in California, Brentwood at 95th

On Thursday, SafeWise issued its California 50 Safest Cities List of 2019 where Danville and San Ramon remain in the top 10, however, the...

Youth Soccer Coach Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On March 14, 2019 the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged 28-year-old Martinez resident Alejandro Sanchez for attempting to meet...

Lewis Broschard III Appointed as Next Contra Costa County Fire Chief

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors appointed Lewis T Broschard III to the position of Fire Chief of the...

CONFIRE Presents Medal to Local Hero on Behalf of Carnegie Hero Fund Commission

Martinez, Calif. -- Contra Costa County Fire presented the Hero Medal to Samantha Olive Barnhouse, of Antioch, on behalf of the Carnegie Hero Fund...

Brentwood: Vehicle Rollover Crash Blocks Marsh Creek Road

At 3:27 pm Tuesday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a report of an overturned vehicle crash at Marsh Creek Road near Deer Valley...

DA Becton Announces Results End of Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits

Martinez, Calif. – Today, District Attorney Diana Becton and staff attended an event in New York City to announce the end of the backlog...

SIGALERT: Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Eastbound Highway 4

A SIGALERT was issued by CHP at 6:18 am Tuesday after a vehicle fire. Traffic is being diverted off at A Street in the...

Episode 041: Connstance Holdaway Talks Water

On this episode, I chat with Connstance Holdaway, District 5 Director and Vice President of the Board for the Contra Costa Water District. We...

Meals on Wheels Diablo Region Set for March For Meals Event

Join marchers of all ages, community members, elected officials and Meals on Wheels Diablo Region for a peaceful advocacy march on March 15 from...

Supervisor Burgis Announces Hiring of Teresa Gerringer

MARTINEZ – Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis, District 3, announced that Teresa Gerringer is joining her team, effective Monday, March 11, 2019. Gerringer...
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Bay Point: Firefighters Save 2 Dogs After Honey Oil Explosion Ignites House

At 5:42 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a home on Sara Ct in...
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Video: East County Little League Opening Day

On March 9, East County Little League held their 2019 Opening Day Ceremony at Oakley Elementary School in the City of Oakley. The day...

Updated: BART Service Restored

The following information was released by Bay Area Rapid Transit at 5:45 am Saturday regarding BART service being down. BART crews working overnight on BART’s...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Free Adoptions to Alleviate Overcrowded Shelters

Promotion offered at CCAS’ Martinez & Pinole adoption centers to clear space with shelters at capacity   Martinez, CA – Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS)...