County Young Democrats Launch Major Millennial Voter Engagement Project

In a bid to buck the conventional wisdom that says millennials don’t vote, the Contra Costa County Young Democrats (CCYD) on Wednesday launched one of...

37 Contra Costa County Schools Named “Gold Ribbon Schools”

Pleasant Hill - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that 758 elementary schools in California have been selected as 2016 California Gold...

Sheriffs Office Issues Attempted Murder Warrant For Man Who Drove at Three Deputies

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office announced Tuesday that they have issued an arrest warrant for Bryan Hill who attempted to flee the scene...

Anamarie Avila Farias, Candidate for Board of Supervisor, Says District 5 is Ready for...

Martinez Councilwoman AnaMarie Avila Farias is running against Supervisor Federal Glover in the Board of Supervisor District 5 race with the primary set for...

Orinda Attempted Homicide Suspect in Custody

The suspect in a recent attempted homicide in Orinda has been arrested. 21-year-old Falealea Tytus Maka was detained last Wednesday by a US Marshals'...

BART Announces Tentative Labor Deal Agreement Through 2021

Bay Area Rapid Transit announced Monday a labor deal through 2021 which will address salary increases and pensions while also providing ridership bonuses. The deal...

Kathryn Nance Talks Congressional Race, Says New Leadership is Needed

Kathryn Nance, a Stockton Police Sergeant, is one of two republicans running against 5-term Congressman Jerry McNerney in the Congressional 9th District. Nance, who is married...

April 11-15: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between April 11-15 which will see lane closures in Antioch. FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES: State...

East Contra Costa Fire Board President Clarifies Statements of Support Made by Citizens Group

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board President Joel Bryant clarified statements made by a citizens group that half the fire Board is supporting...

District Attorney Announces Conviction of School Teacher For Possession of Child Pornography

On Thursday April 7th, 2016, David Prashker was found guilty of Possession of Child Pornography, in violation of California Penal Code section 311.11(a). On February...

UPDATE: Concord Police Say More Girls Identified as Victims of Dental Assistant’s Alleged Molestation

Two more girls have come forward as victims in the case of a dental assistant who was arrested on suspicion of molesting a sedated...

Delta Association of REALTORS Announce New CEO

On Thursday, the Delta Association of REALTORS® Announced Byron Bogaard, RCE as the new CEO of the organization Byron Bogaard recently met with the Board...

CHP: Contra Costa Man Arrested in Freeway Shootings

Since November 2015, there have been 16 shootings reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that have occurred on East Bay freeways in Contra...

Concord Police Arrest Antioch Resident on Suspected Child Molestation Charges

On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 at 11:20 AM, Officers of the Concord Police Department were dispatched to the Concord Police lobby to investigate a...

Contra Costa County’s School Districts Announce 2016-2017 Teachers of the Year

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – Currently, there are approximately 8,401 teachers educating more than 174,800 students in Contra Costa County’s public schools. To recognize their...

Pleasant Hill Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

On April 5, 2016 at 1:47 pm, Pleasant Hill Police were called to the Nordstrom Rack at 703 Contra Costa Blvd for a report...

Buchanan Field Announces New Jet Service to Los Angeles, Las Vegas

Traveling from Contra Costa County to Southern California is just about to get much more convenient with the April launch of a new scheduled...

I-680 Lanes Re-open After 70-Year-Old Man Dies in Walnut Creek Motorcycle Crash

The California Highway Patrol have re-opened lanes on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek after a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist who was thrown from...

East Contra Costa Fire Average March Response Time Over 8-Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will report Monday night that its March response time hit an average of 8:16 minutes after responding...

April 4-8: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between April 4-8 which will see lane closures and ramp closures in...