Diane Burgis, Vanessa Perry Recognized for Efforts to Combat Suicide in Contra Costa

OAKLEY, CA – At today’s meeting of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor, Diane Burgis, the Contra Costa Crisis Center and Safekeepers were...

Congressman DeSaulnier Announces Guest for State of the Union

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that his guest for the 2016 State of the Union address is Amanda Wilcox, Legislation and...

Woman Released from Martinez Detention Facility Begins Vandalizing Vehicles in Parking Lot

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office announced the felony vandalism arrest of Chelsy Ginochio, 35 of Antioch, Monday morning. According to Jimmy Lee, sheriffs spokesperson,...

Contra Costa County Aims to Increase Emergency Medical Response Under New Alliance

As of January 1, under a new County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) contract, Quick Response Vehicles (QRV) stationed in Discovery Bay, Brentwood and other...

Jan. 11-15: Highway 4 Road Work Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between January 11-15 which will see lane closures  through Antioch and Pittsburg...

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

Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 35th Annual Contra Costa...

New Citizens Committee Formed To Focus on Fire District Funding

Brentwood, CA -- A group of area residents has formed a grass roots citizens action committee to identify and implement methods to better fund...

Updated: East Contra Costa Sandbag Locations

Below are sandbag locations should you need them in East Contra Costa County and in most cases are free, you simply need to bring...

County EMS: “Quick Response Vehicles” Eliminated From Emergency Response Team

The start of the new year brought about the official kickoff for a first-of-its kind approach to delivering ambulance service to residents in most...

Contra Costa Water District Board President Joseph L. Campbell Announces Retirement

CONCORD - At the board meeting on January 6, Contra Costa Water District’s (District) Board President, Joseph L. Campbell, announced that he will be...

East Contra Costa Fire Average December Response Time Exceeds 8-Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District announced that its December response time hit an average of 8:10 minutes after responding to 602 service...

East Bay Regional Park District Launches 23rd Annual Trails Challenge

The East Bay Regional Park District is encouraging residents to join the 23rd annual EBRPD Trails Challenge. The Trails Challenge is a self-guided hiking...

Supervisor Candace Andersen Lays Out Goals for 2016 as Board Chair

During Tuesday's Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors re-organizational meeting on Supervisor Candace Andersen was selected as as Board Chair for 2016 while Supervisor...

Supervisor Gioia Provides List of Accomplishments in Outgoing Board Chair Comments

The following comments were made by outgoing Chair of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor John Gioia during their annual board re-organizational meeting. Supervisor...

CONFIRE: Man Who Tried to Burn Homes in Antioch and Concord Arrested

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire investigators arrested a man on suspicion of Arson on December 24th, 2015. Joshua Van Buskirk, 33,  is suspected...

East Contra Costa Fire Seeks a $337 First Responder Fee

On Monday January 4, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is set to propose a $337 First Responder Fee on those who receive...

Update: Missing Elderly Adult in El Cerrito Found Safe

Law enforcement in Contra Costa County are currently trying to locate a missing elderly adult in El Cerrito. The individual is Gladys Gamter, a black...

National Weather Service: Storms to Impact Bay Area This Week

The National Weather Service stated that several storms will be impacting the San Francisco Bay Area throughout the week. Light rain to moderate rain is...

Contra Costa: CHP Welcomes New Commander

The California Highway Patrol (CHP), Contra Costa Area, welcomes a new Commander, Captain Dan Seaman. Captain Seaman is a 15 year veteran and recently...

Winter Spare the Air Alert Issued for January 2

The first Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Saturday, January 2, in the Bay Area. Wood burning is banned both indoors...