West Nile Virus Continues With More Dead Birds and Chickens

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that five more dead birds and two chickens tested positive for...

Contra Costa County Names New Chief of Probation

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors today approved the County Administrator’s selection of Todd Billeci to serve as the Chief of Probation. Billeci,...

Sept. 5 – 9: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between September 5-9 which will see several Highway 4 lane and local...

FBI Releases 2015 Crime Statistics, East Contra Costa Stats Provided

On Monday, the FBI released its annual compilation of crimes reported to its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program by law enforcement agencies from around...

Danville Police Seek Burglary Suspect

Danville Police Detectives are looking for information on the man in these photos. The individual is believed to be involved in a home burglary...

Study: Concord and Antioch Have Roughest Roads in the Country

According to TRIP, a national transportation research group, they released a study which ranks the San Francisco Bay Area with the worst pavement conditions...

Alameda and Contra Costa Pool Resources to Restore Ponds

Local agencies receive recognition for conservation planning effortsThe USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has selected a team of conservationists and ecologists...

Spare the Air Alerts Issued for Tuesday and Wednesday

Day two and Day three of a Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Tuesday and Wednesday across the Bay Area.Wood burning...

East Bay Regional Park District Names Three Finalist to Fill Vacant Seat

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors announced Friday that they have selected three finalist who will interview on January 31 to...

East Bay Regional Park District Closes 2016 at Nearly 121,000 Acres

In 2016, the East Bay Regional Park District purchased or leased 1,040 acres of open space and parklands for a year-end total of 120,931...

Pittsburg Man Identified as Suspect Who Stole $218k from Sears in Concord

Concord, CA - 26-yr-old Kevin Davis Jr. of Pittsburg, was identified as the suspect in this investigation after video surveillance of him entering Sears...

State of Emergency Declared in Morgan Territory, Alternative Routes Being Planned

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution declaring an emergency in the Morgan Territory area.According to county staff, this...

Monday: PG&E Venting Natural Gas Line in Oakley

On Monday, March 27, as part of the ongoing improvements to a natural gas system, PG&E plans to vent natural gas from sections of...

Three East Bay Residents indicted for Selling Fraudulent Financial Instruments

SAN FRANCISCO - Three East Bay residents were indicted for their respective roles in an alleged conspiracy to commit wire fraud announced United States...

EBRPD: Rattlesnake Safety in the Regional Parks

The following was submitted by the East Bay Regional Park District regarding rattlesnake safety in the local regional parks.A reminder from the East Bay...

DeSaulnier’s Statement on President Trump’s Admission to Revealing Highly Classified Information

Washington, D – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s admission that he revealed highly classified information to...

Contra Costa County Library Seeks Enthusiastic Summer Reading Teen Volunteers

The Oakley Library is looking for enthusiastic and energetic teens to help library staff with the 2017 Summer Reading Program.Volunteers will spruce up the library,...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Friday

A Spare the Air alert is in effect, Friday June 23, 2017 for the San Francisco Bay Area—the fifth of the summer season.Concentrations of...

Oakley, Brentwood Net Largest Increases in 2017-18 County Assessment Roll

Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer reported the 2017-18 Assessment Roll is the highest in County History at $192.2 billion—a 5.78% increase.The increase is...

Brentwood: 95-Year-Old Woman Dies at Hospital After Vehicle Crash

On Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a vehicle crash where 1-victim was transported by air ambulance. A 95-year-old...