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CHP Clocks Driver Traveling 110-MPH on Byron Highway

On Monday, the California Highway Patrol clocked a vehicle traveling 110 MPH on Byron Highway. Few details about the incident were released, however, CHP...

East Contra Costa to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Several Events

Several events will be occurring Monday in East Contra Costa County to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 8:00 am: East County NAACP Prayer Breakfast Join...

Orinda: SIGALERT Issued on Eastbound Highway 24

According to the California Highway Patrol, a SIGALERT has been issued on eastbound Highway 24 after a three car crash has shut down three...
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Video: Rep. DeSaulnier Town Hall on “Trump Shutdown”

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) held an emergency town hall on the "Trump Shutdown" on Jan 19, 2019 in Lafayette, CA. Here is a breakdown of...

BART: February Schedule Change Impacts Weekdays and Sundays

BART is making major schedule changes beginning February 11th to accommodate Measure RR funded improvements to our infrastructure to keep BART safe and reliable....

Humanitarians of the Year Awards to be Presented at 41st Dr. Martin Luther...

Martinez, CA - In 2019, fifty one years will have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  That sobering reminder will...

Bill Introduced to Tackle Illegal Dumping on Private Property

This week, Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) reintroduced a bill that aims to tackle illegal dumping on private property. AB-215 would make dumping waste matter on...

Congressman DeSaulnier to Host Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

Event will Provide Local Federal Workers and Residents with Resources and Information Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host...

DA Becton Announces Second Community Academy Class for Spring 2019

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana Becton announced Thursday that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will launch a second Community Academy class...

Jackknifed Big Rig Blocks Lanes on Northbound SR-242

Just before 8:00 am Thursday, a big rig jackknifed on northbound Highway 242 in Concord which has blocked lanes. According to CHP, all lanes are...

Hercules PD Arrest Pittsburg Man Shoplifting Gloves, Stolen Vehicle Recovery

On Tuesday afternoon Hercules Officers responded to a shop lifting in progress at The Home Depot, four subjects being belligerent inside the store were...

East Contra Costa Under Flood Advisory Until 10:45 pm

The National Weather Service issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for most of the San Francisco Bay Area including East Contra Costa...

Updated: BART Resumes Normal Service to Antioch after Major Delay

Just after 6:00 pm Wednesday, Bay Area Rapid Transit announced delays between Concord and Antioch due to an obstruction on the tracks. The delays are...

SIGALERT Issued For Westbound Highway 4 Near Laurel After Solo Vehicle Crash

A vehicle crash on westbound Highway 4 between Hillcrest and Laurel Road prompted a SIGALERT to be issued by CHP Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred...

Gioia Voted as Chair, Andersen as Vice Chair of Board of Supervisors

Martinez, CA - The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors chose Supervisor John Gioia as Board Chair and Supervisor Candace Andersen as Vice Chair...

Contra Costa Republican Party Elects State’s Youngest Chairman

Walnut Creek, Calif. -- The Contra Costa Republican Party unanimously elected Matt Shupe, 33, to serve as its chairman for the next two years...

DeSaulnier Urges Trump Administration to Include the East Bay in Wildfire Prevention Efforts

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) sent a letter to the Trump Administration urging the Department of Agriculture and U.S. Forest Service to...

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Wednesday Afternoon

A flash flood watch has been issued from 3:00 pm Wednesday until 3:00 am Thursday for the East Bay Interior Valley’s. The National Weather...

Pleasant Hill: Suspect Taken into Custody After 3-Hour Standoff

On Tuesday morning at 2:057 am, a U-Haul rental truck driven recklessly by Francisco Lima collided with an unoccupied Walnut Creek Police Department patrol...

Patient Rescued by Firefighters After Vehicle Travels Off Roadway on Marsh Creek Road

At 5:16 am Tuesday, firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vehicle off the roadway and down a ravine in the 14400 block...