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April 25-29: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between April 25-29 which will see lane, ramp and local street closures...

Antioch Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder of Two Antioch Police Officers

Martinez, Calif. – On February 6, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Mario Serrano of Antioch guilty of 13 counts, including the attempted...

West Nile Virus Activity Ramps up in East Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that two dead birds and two groups of mosquitoes tested positive...

Aug 29-Sept. 4: Highway 4 Commuters to See Multiple Lane Closures

Here is this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 which will see Lane Closures between Pittsburg and Oakley between August 29 - September 4. FULL...

Knightsen: Man Airlifted to Local Hospital After Horse Accident

At 12:17 pm Tuesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a horse accident which left a man injured...

District Attorney Announces Charges for Wage Theft and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud

Martinez, CA -- Mark A. Peterson, District Attorney of Contra Costa County, announced that after an extensive investigation, 11 felony charges were filed against...

Lafayette Police Seek Suspect in Assault With a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer

The Lafayette Police Department is currently looking for 28-year-old Alexander William Anderson in connection with a series of property crimes and an assault with...

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...

East Bay Regional Park District: Residents Should Avoid or Severely Limit Outdoor Activity

On Wednesday, October 11 the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a Health Advisory and Spare the Air Alert for the Bay Area...

Video: Sunday Conversation With Mortgage Ninja Stephanie Whiting

On this episode, we spoke with Mortgage Ninja Stephanie Whiting of Movement Mortgage who discussed good credit vs. bad credit, getting a mortgage, provided...

Bethel Island Man Arrested for Attempted Murder and Child Molestation

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division have arrested 45-year-old Richard James Wasso of Bethel Island for attempted murder...

Updated: Benicia Bridge Now Open After Man Threatens to Set off Bomb, Jump

The California Highway Patrol announced Friday around 8:00 pm that the southbound direction of the Benicia Bridge due to a  possible jumper. CHP along with...

Vasco Road Shutdown After Head-on Crash

At 9:12 pm Thursday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a head-on vehicle crash that shut down both...

BART Police Department Reports Surge in Arrests for 2017

Newly compiled crime data shows BART officers made 1,730 arrests in 2017, a nearly 40% increase from a total of 1,238 arrests in 2016....

July 25-29: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between July 25-29 which will see lane, ramp and local street closures. FULL...

Gus Vina: You Can Help Improve Our Fire Services

It is a fact: public safety is critical to the quality of life we all expect for our families. It is also a fact...

Sunday: Winter Spare the Air Alert has been Issued

Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Sunday, for the full 24 hours. Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be...

Updated: Body Found on SR-4 Near Bixler Road, CHP Seeks Assistance

The California Highway Patrol reported Saturday at 7:02am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a possible body lying just off the roadway at SR-4...

Rodeo: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide of 29-Year-Old Man

At about 12:09 PM Wednesday, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to numerous calls of "shots fired" in the area of Mariposa and Napa Avenues in...

Parolee at large James G. Beldin Captured in Walnut Creek, PD Credits Social Media

Parolee at large James G. Beldin was captured in Walnut Creek at 1:22 PM today, less than 24 hours after our request for help...