Supervisor Gioia Provides List of Accomplishments in Outgoing Board Chair Comments

The following comments were made by outgoing Chair of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor John Gioia during their annual board re-organizational meeting.Supervisor...

CHP to Honor Officer Dick Augusta, Co-founder of the Badge of Life

On January 29, members of the California Highway Patrol, Assemblyman Jim Frazier, and Warriors Watch Riders will be honoring retired CHP Officer Dick Augusta...

Danville Police Investigate Monday Evening Murder-Suicide

Danville Police are investigating the deaths of two Danville residents in what is believed to be a murder-suicide.Police Chief Steve Simpkins said at 6:15...

Suspect in Concord Murder Surrenders to Police in Reno, Nevada

The Concord Police Department announced Tuesday that Erick Lamar Nelson surrendered to authorities in Reno, Nevada. Nelson was wanted for the May 16th murder...

Suspect Wanted in Connection with Shooting of 8-year-old Boy Apparently Shot by Fairfield Police

The 32-year-old man wanted in connection with the March 25 shooting of an 8-year-old Concord boy has apparently been shot today by the Fairfield...

UPDATE: Concord Police Say Fourth Victim of Alleged Molestation Comes Forward

The Concord Police Department stated today that a fourth victim has come forward as a victim of alleged molestation by an Antioch man at...

Hardcastle, Barr Lead in District 3 Supervisor Race Fundraising

Two Republicans running for Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors lead the way in fundraising in the District 3 Race to fill a seat...

Park District, Union Pacific Agree to Trail Improvements in Contra Costa County

Six key segments of the San Francisco Bay Trail and Wildcat Creek Trail in Contra Costa County will be completed and made accessible to...

Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Awarded Community Relations Grant

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff was one of ten agencies that was recently awarded a grant from the California Board of...

Sheriffs Office: Tips for Boating Safely this Holiday Weekend

This 4th of July holiday weekend is expected to draw significant numbers of boaters on the water, who go fishing, swimming, or take part...

Mosquitoes with West Nile Found In Antioch, Near Knightsen

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed Friday that two groups of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus....

Thursday: Spare the Air Alert Issued

A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Thursday, August 18, 2016, for the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the 17th of the...

Lafayette Police Announce Arrest of Attempted Murder Suspect

On Friday, September 9, 2016 at about 1:25 PM, Lafayette Police responded to a report of a possible fire on the 3300 block of...

More Birds, Mosquitoes Positive For West Nile Virus in Contra Costa County

West Nile virus activity confirmed in Concord, Danville, and Byron  CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that four...

Contra Costa: Real Estate Investors to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure...

Investigations Have Yielded 59 Plea Agreements to Date WASHINGTON – Two Northern California real estate investors have agreed to plead guilty today for their role...

Updated Election Results: County, City, School District, Special Districts

The following election results were released shortly after 1:03 am by the Contra Costa County Elections Office for local county, city, school district and...

Updated: Alcohol May Have Played Role in Fatal Crash on Byron Highway Involving Discovery...

At 11:37 pm, East Contra Costa Firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle accident at Marsh Creek Road near State Route 4 in...

Bay Point: 18-Year-Old Shot and Killed, Possibly Accidental

On Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff says they are investigating a Bay Point death. At about 9:40 AM, Deputy Sheriffs were...

Bethel Island: 1671 PG&E Customers Without Power

According to PG&E, just after 4:23 pm Wednesday, a power outage is impacting 1671 customers in the area of Bethel Island and other parts...

AAA Offers Free Ride Home After Super Bowl

‘Tipsy Tow’ Program Helps Keep Drinking Drivers Off The RoadEMERYVILLE, Calif. – Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest one-day sports event in the...