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Partially-Filled Neglected Pools May Increase Risk of West Nile Virus

That is the question daunting an estimated 1.8 million California swimming pool owners who, along with the rest of us, are facing tough choices...

Concord Police Asking for Help in Locating a Missing Adult

The Concord Police Department is currently working a missing person case and are asking for some extra sets of eyes from the local community. Dante...

Representatives DeSaulnier and Thompson to Host Impeachment Town Hall

Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that they will host a town hall meeting to discuss...

Oakley Man Charged in Concord Murder

On Wednesday, the Concord Police Department announced that the Contra Costa County DA's Office charged Nicholas Jacobson, 27 year old Oakley resident, with first-degree...
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Concord Police Spend $34K on “Bailando” Lip Sync Video

The Concord Police Department released the latest lip sync and dance video on Thursday to the hit song "Bailando". Concord Police reportedly brought in a...

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Announces Her 2019 Legislative Package

Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-Orinda) announced her legislative bill package for 2019.   Assistant Speaker pro-Tempore, Bauer-Kahan has constructed a comprehensive bill package...

Contra Costa County: Large Weapons Seizure by CASE Team

Following a months-long investigation by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, the Contra Costa County Anti-Violence Support Effort (CASE) team confiscated more than...

Task Force: East Contra Costa Fire Utility User Tax Plan Polls Poorly

On Wednesday, Gus Vina, City Manager of Brentwood released polling results on the idea of a Utility User Tax to assist the East Contra...

Anti-Gang Program will Expand Across Contra Costa

MARTINEZ – Contra Costa County seeks to expand a successful anti-violence and anti-gang program to other parts of the county. Operation Ceasefire began in Boston...

Sheriffs Office Reports in Custody Death at Martinez Detention Facility

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff reported that at approximately 3:30 am Saturday, Deputy Sheriffs responded to the women’s holding area in...

Martinez Police Take Man Into Custody After Hours of Crisis Negotiations

The following was released by the Martinez Police Department after a two and a half hour negotiations session with crisis negotiators.   On Friday, July...

Overturned Vehicle Blocks Lanes on Westbound Highway 4 Near Auto Center

At 12:19 pm Monday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on Highway 4 near Auto Center...

BART Board to Consider $3.5 Billion Bond Measure

The BART Board of Directors is considering for approval a $3.5 billion general obligation bond measure at this Thursday’s regularly scheduled 9:00 am board...

Update: 4 Teens Arrested in Pleasant Hill After Carjacking in Antioch

Just before 1:00 pm Sunday, the Pleasant Hill Police Department reported that several subjects were caught after a carjacking that occurred in Antioch. According to...

Grayson Raises $104,900 in Local Donations for 2016 Assembly Campaign

Concord Mayor Tim Grayson is Top Fundraiser in Assembly District 14 Race Concord - Concord Mayor Tim Grayson announced Monday that his annual half-year Form...

Supervisor Piepho: Use Recycled Water for Construction Dust Suppression

In response to State red tape the prevented the Contra Costa Transportation Agency from using recycled water on the Highway 4-160 Connector Project, Supervisor...

Morgan Territory Road Officially Re-Opens After Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Supervisor Burgis and the Contra Costa County Public Works Department celebrated the completion of the Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project with a ribbon...

Supervisor Mary Piepho Joins the Delta Stewardship Council

Third term Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho was sworn in this week as a member of the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) because...

Updated: Contra Costa Sheriffs Office Investigating In Custody Death at Martinez Detention Facility

At approximately 10:37 AM today, Deputy Sheriffs were conducting lunch meal service on a module at the Martinez Detention Facility (MDF). During meal service, the...

East Bay Regional Parks Announces Closures and Parking Restrictions to Limit Overcrowding

Oakland, CA – The East Bay Regional Park District has announced park area closures to address overcrowding and public safety. Additionally, park picnic areas...