Tonight: Watch a Replay of DeSaulnier Budget Town Hall

Senator Mark DeSaulnier recently held a total of four Budget Town Halls in mid-March to discuss the states budget. If you didn't get a...

DeSaulnier to Host Summer Resources Fair Today

If you happen to be headed towards the Concord area today, feel free to go by and see State Senator Mark DeSaulnier a visit...

Nominations Sought for People Who Combat Alcohol & Drug Abuse

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board of Contra Costa County is seeking nominations for the 2013 "People Who Make a Difference" Awards, which...

CONFIRE: Chief Louder to Retire in October

It's a sad day in Contra Costa County  as Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Daryl Louder has decided to retire. The positive...

Sheriff’s Office Arrests Registered Sex Offender at Carnival

Kudos go out to the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office for nabbing a registered sex offender at a carnival on Thursday which is against...

Contra Costa County Probation Department Sweep Nets 10 Arrests

Kudos go out to the Contra Costa County Probation Department and multiple other agencies who participated in making our County a little safer yesterday...

Contra Costa County Call Center Contract Signed

Creating 200+ jobs in Contra Costa County has never been so beautiful. Check out Supervisor Federal Glover making it happen as he signed the...

Island Fire Creates Large Smoke Cloud Covering East County

A fire out on Sherman Island caused a big cloud of black smoke and ash to spread across East County yesterday afternoon. While the...

Senator DeSaulnier Statement on Health Exchange Call Center

Senator Mark DeSaulnier put out the following statement after the four and a half hour marathon Board of Supervisor meeting that ensured 200+ jobs...

Newberry Out: Speaker Substitution for Youth Summit

Like in Football, there are substitutions for events as Vernon Williams III will be filling in for Jeremy Newberry at this weekend’s Youth Summit...

Times Editorial Board Wrong on Call Center Complaints

The Contra Costa Times Editorial Board just proved once again this morning how simple minded they are as they are urging the Contra Costa...

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...

Contra Costa County Seeks Partners for Reentry Services

Contra Costa County Seeks Partners for Reentry Services County Issues Requests for Proposals Tied to Public Safety Realignment Matching the formerly incarcerated with jobs, housing and...

40-Acres Burn During Winter Island Fires

This afternoon, fire crews responded to a series of vegetation fires on Winter Island near New York Slough and Middle Slough behind the Dow...

Sunday: Free Screening of “Behind the Orange Curtain”

There is a free community event on Sunday March 10 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Brenden Threature in Concord as there will be a...

Sheriffs Office Arrests 22 for Providing Booze to Minors

Kudos go out to the Contra Costa County Sheriff and California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control who arrested 22-people for purchasing alcohol for minors...

Photos: Supervisor Glover’s Grant Writing Workshop

Supervisor Federal Glover hosted a Grant Writing Workshop on Wednesday in Martinez at the Shell Clubhouse where the event drew over 100 attendees. Kathleen Odne...

1-1-2 Emergency Telephone Number FACTS

Hat tip Contra Costa County Firefighters who put out the following information that I wanted to pass along regarding the terrible advice being passed...

Central Labor Council Announces Board Elections

Our friends over at the Central Labor Council of Contra Costa County announced their election results to fill spots on their Executive Board, Trustees,...

Supervisors OK Northern Waterfront Plan

If this works out as planned, this could be something neat for contra Costa County as the Board of Supervisors approved a Nothern Waterfront...