Contra Costa Water District Names Steve Welch as New General Manager

Concord – The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved Assistant General Manager Steve Welch to become the new General Manager...

California Democrats Offer No Endorsement in Senate District 7 Race

Over the weekend, the California Democratic Party announced their endorsements in the March 3, 2020 primary election with mostly incumbents gaining support, except, Senator...

Lafayette Seeks $26k for Reimbursement from PSPS Power Outage and Fire Costs

On Wednesday, the City of Lafayette announced that Mayor Mike Anderson had sent a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) seeking reimbursement...

Glazer Proposes Legislation to help Californians Deal With Power Outages

Sen. Steve Glazer today proposed new legislation that would help Californians deal with some of the worst effects of power outages until PG&E and...

Upcoming Local Wine Themed Events

The following are a list of upcoming wine themed holiday events around East Contra Costa County and even in the Livermore Valley over the...

Contra Costa County No Longer Impacted in Latest Round of PG&E Power Shutoff

Customers in portions of 16 counties have been given a 24-hour notification by PG&E about a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) starting Wednesday...

Grand Opening Celebration to Unveil new El Sobrante Library and Nancy Fahden House Set...

A celebration to introduce the new El Sobrante Library and the adjoining Nancy Fahden House to the community is set for Saturday, November 23...

Nov. 30: East Contra Costa Fire to Host Coffee With the Chief

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District invites the community to join them on Nov. 30 at 9:00 am at Starbucks in Brentwood (2375...

Orinda Shooting: District Attorney Opting Not to File Criminal Charges at this Time

On Monday, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office issued a statement saying they are not filing criminal charges at this time in the...

PG&E: 48-Hour Advance Customer Notifications Sent to 264,000 Customers in 22 Counties

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — This morning, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) began 48-hour advance notifications to customers about a potential Public Safety Power...

Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire in Bay Point

At 10:13 am Monday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of smoke coming from a roof in the 30 block...

Editorial: Is Loving Your Profession Enough?

My wish for everyone on this planet is to be able to be in a job they love. To be able to say they...

Updated: 5 Suspects Arrested in Fatal Orinda Halloween-Party Shooting

Law enforcement agencies served Ramey arrest warrants and search warrants in several Bay Area counties this morning and arrested five suspects in connection with...

Fairfield Man Charged with Attempted Online Coercion of a Child and Distribution of Child...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment today against Kevin Blaine Cline, 46, of Fairfield, charging him with attempted online...

Census 2020 in Contra Costa Census Training Workshops

Martinez, CA – The future of your community starts with Census 2020. The Census count comes once a decade, attempting to account for every...

East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time at 8:37 Minutes in October

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of October they had 682 service calls with an average response time...

Concord Police Search for Suspect in Wednesday Deadly Shooting

Concord, CA – On Wednesday, November 13th just before ‪5p.m.‬, Concord Police Department officers responded to a shooting on the 1800 block of Robin...

Updated: Southbound SR-160 Blocked After Truck Pulling Horse Trailer Jackknifes

At 6:05 pm Thursday, southbound SR-160 was blocked as it approached eastbound Highway 4 after a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer jackknifed in...

Saturday: Gun Buyback Event in Concord

The Concord Police Department in partnership with the Clayton and Walnut Creek Police Departments will be hosting a “community gun buyback event” at the...

Saturday: Free E-Waste Event via Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery

On Saturday, Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery will be participating in America Recycles Day by with a free e-Waste event.The e-Waste event will take...