Sheriff’s Office Asks for Assistance in Identifying Lafayette Bank Robber

On Monday at about 4 PM, Lafayette Police Officers were dispatched to a bank robbery on the 3400 block of Mt. Diablo Boulevard. Upon the...

Diane Burgis to Receive Women Improving the Environment Award from the Contra Costa Women’s...

CONCORD, CA – Diane Burgis, a trustee on the East Bay Regional Parks District Board and the Executive Director of Friends of the Marsh...

Byron: Sheriff’s Office Provides Update in Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

On Monday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office and District Attorney's Office are continuing to investigate the officer involved shooting that occurred in Byron...

BART: Limited Train Service Returns During Commute Hours Between Pittsburg/Bay Point and North Concord

Starting today, BART will run a train every 15 minutes during commute hours between North Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point.  There will be no bus...

BART Update: Bus Bridge Continues, Begin Testing Train Operations

Bay Area Rapid Transit announced Monday morning that buses continue this morning between Pittsburg Bay Point and North Concord. According to Alicia Trost, BART Spokeswoman,...

March 21-25: Highway 4 Road Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between March 21-25 which will see lane closures through Antioch and Pittsburg. FULL...

BART: Bus Train to Continue Through Monday

Bay Area Rapid Transit will continue to operate a bus bridge for riders traveling between Pittsburg/Bay Point and North Concord/Martinez stations through at least Monday. In...

Update: 49-Year-Old Man Dead After Barricading Himself from Deputies in Byron

Investigators from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the D.A.'s Office are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning...

Senator Steve Glazer Issues Statement on BART Crisis

Sacramento, CA – Senator Steven Glazer released the following statement regarding the crisis facing Bay Area BART commuters. “We are in a transportation crisis in...

Update: Man Barricaded in Byron Now an “Officer Involved Shooting”

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office are currently staged on Hoffman Lane near Highway 4 working an active incident. Editors Note - for newest version...

Contra Costa Water District Board Appoints New Board Member

CONCORD - On March 16, 2016, the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved Ernesto Avila to fill the Board vacancy...

BART Flying in “Outside Experts” to Assist with Electrical Issue that Damages 50 Cars

A bus bridge is continuing today for riders traveling between Pittsburg/Bay Point and North Concord stations as crews work to pinpoint the source of an...

Tony Amador Joins Katheryn Nance in Challenging McNerney in District 9 Congressional Race

Antonio "Tony" Amador announced on March 15 that he will be challenging Congressman Jerry McNerney for the 9th District in California. Amador, who is a...

New Campaign Highlights Impact of Quality Child Care on Children’s Futures

(Concord, CA) - Kids who attend quality child care programs do better in life. That’s the message of a new campaign in Contra Costa...

Bay Point: Man Taken into Custody After Attempting to Set House on Fire

Just after 3:00 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a male who poured gasoline on the floor of a...

Contra Costa Adds At-a-Glance Health Inspection Signs for Restaurants, Grocers

Businesses that sell food in Contra Costa County will soon post color-coded signs to inform the public about any major health code violations found...

Bonilla, Frazier Name Women of Year for their Assembly Districts

On Monday, Assembly members Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) and Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) recognized members of their Districts as Women of the Year during the...

Hook Line and Sinker: Tournament of Champions Winners Crowned

Over the weekend, Hook Line & Sinker hosted its annual Tournament of Champions Bass Tournament where the team of Patrick Zapponi and Wayne Antoine...

March 14 – 18: Highway 4 Lane Closures Set Through Antioch

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between March 14-18 which will see lane closures through Antioch. FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES: State...

Contra Costa County Home Care Workers Ratify New Contract

Months of Action Result in Wage Increase That Will Eventually Reach $12.25/hour Martinez, CA - Home care workers in Contra Costa County, represented by SEIU...