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Op Ed: EBRPD is Not the Answer for East County Fire District’s Funding Challenges

This is a Local Problem in need of a Local Solution For 80+ years, East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) has been well known for...

Updated: Wrong-Way Driver in Stolen Vehicle Shuts Down Highway 4 After Head-on-Crash

At 8:07 pm Saturday, a head-on vehicle crash injured 10-people with two patients being airlifted by medical helicopter to local hospitals. The crash, which occurred...

Nov 2: Road Work to Begin on Kirker Pass Road

Contra Costa County Public Works will perform road work on Kirker Pass Road at the intersections of Hess Road (north) and Nortonville Road starting...

CHP: 58-Year-old Man Dies After Head on Crash on Byron Highway

At 6:26 pm, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle crash at Byron Highway and Bruns...

Candidate For 7th Senate District Supports Contra Costa County Supervisor Referendum

California State Senate Candidate Mark Meuser affirmed his support of a union led referendum to allow voters to accept or reject a 33% raise...

AAA Offers Free “Tipsy Tow” Service on Super Bowl Sunday

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. –  Planning to attend a Super Bowl party? Then you should also plan ahead for a safe ride home on Sunday...

Warrant Suspect Captured After Pursuit and Vehicle Crash, Located in Antioch Mall

Tuesday afternoon at about 2:45 in Bay Point, a Deputy Sheriff on patrol noticed a wanted suspect driving at a high rate of...

Letter: Coalition Works Countywide to Elect District Attorney Diana Becton

From Richmond to Antioch, organizations work to elect the first African-American and first woman  to the office A coalition of nonprofits, advocacy groups, and labor...

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...

Contra Costa Community College District Career Education Programs Are “Strong Workforce Stars”

MARTINEZ, CA – All three Contra Costa Community College District (District) colleges have been recognized by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office as Strong...

High Temperatures Expected to Hit East Contra Costa Thursday Afternoon

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in East Contra Costa County are expected to hit 100 plus degrees in the afternoon. Expected Highs: Antioch -...

2019 Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

MARTINEZ, Calif.— The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) will present its annual Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair, on Saturday, February...

Updated: Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Delta Road in Knightsen

At 7:39 pm Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and AMR responded to a report of a traffic crash in the 1400...

Keusch: “Fireman” Finds Forever Home

On March 30th 2015 a small 3-pound Chihuahua was found hiding behind a plastic children’s swimming pool in the play yard at Antioch Animal...

CHP Investigating Highway Shooting Near I-80 and Highway 4, One Injured

The California Highway Patrol is actively investigating a shooting on eastbound I-80, west of Highway 4 in Hercules as of 9:16 PM. A victim...

Bethel Island: Firefighters Battle Fully Involved Motor Home

At around 1:30 pm Sunday, East Contra Costa firefighters responded to a motor home fire in the 3300 block of Stone Road on Bethel...

County is Looking for Legal Professionals to Volunteer for High School Mock Trial

MARTINEZ, Calif., January 8, 2015—Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming...

Sept. 5-11: Highway 4 to see Full Freeway Closures

Here is this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 which will see a full freeway closure in both directions at SR-4 and Hillcrest in...

Letter Highlights Enholms Failure on Brentwood College Campus, Urges Support for Sandoval

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Valerie Romero-Lopez who is urging support for Fernando Sandoval to oust incumbent Greg Enholm's on...

County Supervisors to Hold ‘Emergency Meeting’ on Call Center

For those of you free this afternoon, you are welcome to join the on again off again relationship between he County Board of Supervisors...