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Old Mosquito-Borne Illness Returns to California

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Contra District announced a disease that disappeared from California for 12 years is back in California. Mosquitoes in...

Take Back Event Nets Sheriffs Office 311 Pounds of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) gave the public an opportunity...

District Attorney Announces Indictment of Danville Resident for Distribution of Child Pornography

On July 7, 2016, a Grand Jury in Contra Costa County indicted twenty-seven year old Danville resident Nickolas Robert Thurston on charges he distributed...

Sheriff’s Office: Three Awarded Medal of Valor

Contra Costa County Sheriff David O. Livingston recently awarded the Medal of Valor to several employees for their courageous and selfless actions: Sergeant Oscar Aranda...

Martinez Man Found Guilty of Trying to Meet Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On February 8, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant William Butte of Martinez guilty as charged of three felonies, including...

Steve Glazer Wins State Senate Seat, Defeats Bonilla

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer defeated Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla in the Special Election to fill Mark DeSaulniers vacant seat Tuesday. With 100% precincts reporting, Glazer scored...

CASE Seizes Machine Gun with Grenade Launcher During Operation

Earlier this year, the CASE Team received a tip and launched an investigation into a person who allegedly obtained Glock conversion switches. When installed,...
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Antioch Residents Arrested After Fight at The Golden Corral Restaurant in Concord

Concord, CA - On Thursday, June 06, 2019, at approximately 8:31 PM, Concord Police Officers responded to the 2000 block of Diamond Blvd regarding...

County Assessor: Assessed Value Increases 3.45%

Here is some good news for a change as the economy is slowly improving  as assessed values are on the rise in Contra Costa...

Hercules: Two Injured in I-80 Shooting Saturday Night

Information provided by CHP Hercules, Calif. - At approximately 9:00 PM a shooting occurred on eastbound I-80 at Willow Avenue. There were two injured in...

Clerk-Record Offers “Records Within Reach”

Contra Costa County residents will now be able to purchase certified copies of vital records including birth, death and marriage certificates at locations throughout...

Contra Costa Board of Supervisors Pass on Public Safety Tax for 2016 Election

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to pass on a county wide special tax to fund police and fire...

Contra Costa Fire and Law Enforcement Caution Citizens on Dangers of Illegal Fireworks

Illegal Fireworks Use Poses Extreme Risk of Catastrophic Wildfires During Current Period of Critically High Fire Danger CONCORD, CALIF. – Contra Costa County Fire Protection...

Student Found in Parking Lot of Mt. Diablo High School With Stab Wounds

A stabbing has been reported near Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, according to Concord Police. Shortly before 8 a.m., police say a staff member...

July 11-17 Highway 4 to See Lane Closures

Here is a look at this weeks construction schedule on Highway 4 which will bring Highway 4 Lane Closures between Pittsburg and Antioch. FULL FREEWAY...

Update: Pittsburg Man Arrested in Concord Stabbing Homicide Case

On February 22, 2017, at 5:22am, Officers and medical personnel responded to an address on Lodge Drive for a man who was not breathing....

Sheriffs Office: Antioch Man Arrested Transporting Guns, Ammo into State

The CASE (Contra Costa County Anti-Violence Support Effort) Team last month launched an investigation into a person who was allegedly buying guns in Nevada...

Statement on Sen. Glazer’s No Vote on $52 Billion Transportation Bill

Cites failure to ensure reliable transit & ineffective use of funds I want to thank Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, Sen. Jim Beall...

ECCFPD “Measure A” has 90% Voter Support in Early Returns

At 8:00 pm, polls closed for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District's "Measure A" ballot initiative that aimed to shrink the size of the...

Tuesday: Contra Costa Board of Supervisors to Honor Veterans

With Veterans Day coming up on Friday, Contra Costa County invites you to a very special ceremony tomorrow morning in Martinez.   2016 marks the 25th...