Bill Signed by Governor Allows First Responders to Perform Mouth-to-Snout Emergency Care

On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill by Senator Steve Glazer that would allow first responders to apply mouth-to-snout emergency care without fear...

Concord Police say Robbery Suspect Who Injured 93-Year-Old Woman Turns Himself In

The Concord Police Department announced that through tips and leads by the community, they were able to identify Otto Halafihi, a 29-year-old male from...

Byron Union School District’s Kindergarten Registration Packets Available Jan 16

Byron Union School District’s Kindergarten registration packets for the 2018/2019 school year will be available for pick up at Discovery Bay and Timber Point...

CHP: How to be a Good Witness When a Crime Occurs

The following was provided by CHP If you witness a crime, or are the victim of a crime, please report it to law enforcement. Remember,...

Thomas J. Long Foundation Awards $5 Million to Help East Bay Children Reach Their...

Concord, CA - The Thomas J. Long Foundation has awarded a $5 million grant to First 5 Alameda County and First 5 Contra Costa...

Contra Costa Animal Services Seek Information on Deceased Dog Found in Canal With Legs...

Martinez CA, On Monday June 22, 2015, workers found a deceased dog in the Contra Costa Water District Canal at Walnut Ave near Oak...

Contra Costa County Elections Looking for Poll Workers

The election is just a month away, but there is still time for those interested in serving their community and making $125 in the...

Democrats Picnic at Castle Rock Regional Park

I received a last minute invitation yesterday to attend the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County’s 81st Annual Picnic to take some photographs and...

AAA: Gas Prices Make Slow 10 Day Decline

According to AAA, after remaining relatively flat, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has now fallen for 10 straight days to today’s...

Update: State Route 160 Full Freeway Closure Set for Nov 21

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) are widening State Route 4 (SR-4) through...

Senator Glazer Attacks BARTS Use of “Fake” Cameras

Sacramento, CA – Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, released a statement Tuesday regarding BART’s acknowledgement of the lack of working security cameras on their trains. “BART's...

Congressman DeSaulnier Hails $1.6 Million Grant for Zero Tolerance Initiative

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) hails the $1.6 million in federal funds awarded to Contra Costa County’s Zero Tolerance Initiative under the...

Tri Delta Transit No Longer Selling BART Red or Green Tickets

Tri Delta Transit announced Monday that BART is reducing their ticket sales outlets and Tri Delta Transit will no longer be a ticket sales...

Concord Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting of Antioch Man

On Saturday, just after 5:30 PM, Concord Officers conducted a car stop in the 1500 block of Allegro Ave near Clayton Rd. The car...

Tobacco Industry Costs Contra Costa $540 Million Dollars, Study Finds

Tobacco companies and their products have cost Contra Costa $540 million dollars, according to a new study just released by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research...

Bethel Island: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting Death of 75-Year-Old Man

On Sunday at about 7:44 AM, Conta Costa County Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a report of a shooting on the 4000 block of...

Recruitment for the Knightsen CSD Board of Directors

Supervisor Diane Burgis is actively recruiting for a volunteer to serve on the Knightsen Community Services District Board of Directors. The term for this...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Free Adoptions to Alleviate Full Shelter

Promotion offered at CCAS’ Martinez & Pinole adoption centers to clear space with shelters at capacity   Martinez, CA – Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS)...

Thurmond’s Part-time Education Benefits Bill Signed By Governor Brown

On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 670. The bill is authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) which provides benefits to part-time playground employees...

Rodeo: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide of 29-Year-Old Man

At about 12:09 PM Wednesday, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to numerous calls of "shots fired" in the area of Mariposa and Napa Avenues in...