ECCFPD: Average Response Time in May was 8:34 Minutes

Last week, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported in the month of May they had 685 service calls with an average response...

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...

Annual Homelessness Count Shows Shifting Population in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa’s annual survey to document people experiencing homelessness showed a 7 percent drop overall in 2017 compared to last year, but a substantial...

July 31 – September: Traffic Detour on Balfour Road in Brentwood

Phase I of the Balfour Road Shoulder Widening Project is underway. Phase I includes widening the pavement for wider lane and shoulders from Byron...

Lynn Mackey Announces Candidacy for Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools

Lynn Mackey, Senior Director of Educational Services for the Contra Costa County Office of Education, announced Tuesday her candidacy for Contra Costa County Superintendent...

CHP Releases Toll Plaza Robberies Surveillance Video

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's assistance in helping identify the suspects involved in robbing local toll plaza's. They have released...

Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Downtown Martinez

On Sept. 10th, 2017 at 11:31 am, Martinez Police Officers were dispatched to a pedestrian that had been struck by a train at the...

Governor Signs Bill to Advance Inspector General for BART

Sen. Glazer’s provision for oversight of Bay Area transit system included in proposed measure to raise bridge tolls SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday...

Antioch Recognizes Citizens for Going “Extra Mile” in Community Service

On Tuesday, the City of Antioch recognized four residents who went the "Extra Mile" in community service while working to improve the community. Mayor Sean...

Congressman DeSaulnier to Host 3 Town Halls on GOP Tax Plan

Washington, DC – On Friday, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that over the next week he will host three town halls on the Republican...

Fairfield Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

Fairfield Police announced the arrest of 22-year-old Keith Hebert on Monday for animal cruelty. The investigation began when officers received a call at 11:30am Tuesday...

BART to Reduce Service for the Week of December 25

On Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, Bay Area Rapid Transit announced will run a Sunday schedule with service beginning at 8am. In anticipation of light...

Congressman DeSaulnier Hosts Tax Town Hall in El Cerrito

Richmond, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) will host a tax-focused town hall meeting in El Cerrito on Saturday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m....

Update: Additional Murder Charge Added in Fatal Antioch Crash

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has filed an additional murder charge against 23-year-old Noe Saucedo of Pittsburg. On Friday the DA's Office filed...

Congressman DeSaulnier Announces Town Halls In February

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host four town hall meetings throughout Contra Costa County during the month of February. At each of...

Editorial: Voters Should Support East Contra Costa Fire Measure A

Earlier this month, vote by mail ballots for Measure A arrived to residents serviced by the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. If approved...

College Governing Board President Timothy J. Farley Resigns

MARTINEZ, CA – Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board president Timothy J. Farley submitted his resignation effective February 26, 2018, due to...

Contra Costa Health: Learn Your TB Status for World Tuberculosis Day

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) recognizes World Tuberculosis Day on March 24 by encouraging the community to find out if they are at risk...

Sheriffs Office: Antioch Man Arrested Transporting Guns, Ammo into State

The CASE (Contra Costa County Anti-Violence Support Effort) Team last month launched an investigation into a person who was allegedly buying guns in Nevada...

Vasco Road Shutdown After Head-on Crash

At 9:12 pm Thursday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a head-on vehicle crash that shut down both...