Senator Glazer, Others Request BART Rework Contract Before $3 Billion Dollar Bond

Sacramento, CA – Based on BART’s track record of strikes, financial mismanagement and security lapses, Sen. Steve Glazer and local elected officials held news...

Board of Supervisors Agree to Provide ECCFPD with Funding, Clarify Agreement

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that would assist the East Contra Costa Fire...

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...

I-680 Lanes Re-open After 70-Year-Old Man Dies in Walnut Creek Motorcycle Crash

The California Highway Patrol have re-opened lanes on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek after a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist who was thrown from...

East Contra Costa Fire Welcomes New Firefighters

This week, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District welcomed five new firefighters who began training on Monday. According to Chief Hugh Henderson, once training...

May 16-20: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between May 16-20 which will see lane and local street closures in...

Task Force Set To Present “End All” Solution for East Contra Costa Fire

On Monday, Brentwood City Manager Gus Vina will present a Task Force recommendation on a potential plan to move the cash strapped East Contra...

Glazer to Participate in Pushup Challenge to Call Attention to Veterans’ Suicides

Sacramento, CA – Senator Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) is joining an effort to raise awareness of veterans’ suicides by participating in a pushup challenge that...

June: East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time At 8:27 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will report Monday night that its June response time hit an average of 8:27 minutes after responding...

John Muir Health Medical Centers Ranked Among Best Hospitals

John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Ranks in Top 50 nationally for Gynecology, its tenth consecutive year with a nationally ranked service. John Muir...

State Test Scores Improve for Contra Costa Students

State standardized test results for students in Contra Costa County show increases in both math and English Language Arts, according to the California Assessment...

Thursday: Fogging for Adult Mosquitoes Set for Holland Tract Marina

Due to the high numbers of mosquitoes and the presence of West Nile virus in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control...

Update: Antioch Man Shot and Killed by Concord Police After Stabbing K9

On Tuesday, around 2:00 pm, Concord police responded to a residential neighborhood in the Crawford Street area for an assault with a deadly weapon...

Mosquitoes Positive for West Nile Virus in Bethel Island

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that a group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus...

Tri Delta Transit Bus Schedule to Change, Effective September 30

ANTIOCH, CA – Following the successful opening of the new BART stations in Antioch and Pittsburg, Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri Delta Transit)...

Governing Board Approves New Chancellor Contract for Dr. Fred E. Wood

MARTINEZ, California – At their December 14, 2016, meeting, the Governing Board approved the contract for Dr. Fred E. Wood to become the 8th...

Editorial: Time for East Contra Costa Fire to Get Serious on Long-Term Fire Fix

In 2017, the community deserves to have an honest debate about what level of fire service it would like from the East Contra Costa...

Thousands Gather in Walnut Creek for Contra Costa Women’s March

On Saturday, around10,000 people gathered in Walnut Creek for the Contra Costa Women's March where they battled rain, mud and wind to stand strong. The...

FBI: “Bearded Bandit” Sentenced to 45-months in Prison for Bank Robbery Spree

OAKLAND – Kenneth Michael Ellis was sentenced Thursday to 45 months in prison for bank robberies covering much of Northern California, announced United States...

County Provides Update on Closure of Morgan Territory Road, Community Meeting Scheduled

A slide on Morgan Territory Road continues to block traffic, water and garbage services to approximately 200 residents in the Morgan Territory area. There is no...