Woman Released from Martinez Detention Facility Begins Vandalizing Vehicles in Parking Lot

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office announced the felony vandalism arrest of Chelsy Ginochio, 35 of Antioch, Monday morning. According to Jimmy Lee, sheriffs spokesperson,...

Testing Urged for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Sunday, February 7, is National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day. Contra Costa Health Services’ HIV/AIDS & STD Program is urging all county residents, especially...

Park District Naturalist Virginia Delgado Named Outstanding New Interpreter

On Nov. 17 the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) named East Bay Regional Park District Naturalist Virginia Delgado as the 2017 Outstanding New Interpreter....

CALFIRE: Vegetation Fire in Clayton Burns 49-Acres

At 11:23 am Monday, CALFIRE responded to a report of a vegetation fire on Mountaire Parkway in Clayton behind Dana Hills Park. Shortly upon arrival,...

Concord Councilmember Tim Grayson calls for Emergency Funding to Stop Highway Shootings

ShotSpotter technology and funds for on-the-ground prosecutor support requested to end violence CONCORD, CA -- Following weekend reports of another highway shooting in Contra Costa...

BART: Modified Weekday Schedule During Holidays, New Years Eve Schedule

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has announced that through January 2, it will be providing a modified weekday schedule to the Pittsburg/Bay Point station....

Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County Responds to the Recent Ban of Muslims

January 29, 2017 – Walnut Creek, CA – "You must not oppress foreigners. You know what it’s like to be a foreigner, for you...

Flood Warning Issued Through Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning from 4:00 pm Sunday until 4:00 am Tuesday for the San Francisco Bay Area, including...

Oakley Library STEAM’s Up Spring Break

The Oakley Library is getting their STEAM on every Tuesday through Saturday during Spring Break from 3-4pm. The program will feature fun, hands-on STEAM-related activities...

Contra Costa Animal Services to Host St. Pitty’s Day Celebration

On Sunday March 26 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Contra Costa Animal Services is hosting its 7th St. Pitty's Day Celebration. The event will...

Former Roddy Ranch General Manager Wanted by District Attorney on Fraud Charges

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is currently looking for former Roddy Ranch Golf Course General Manager Kevin Fitzgerald, 46, who is wanted...

BART Set to Issue First Measure RR Green Bonds, Earns Aaa/AAA Credit Rating

On May 9 and 10, BART plans to sell approximately $388.85 million* of Measure RR and Measure AA general obligation bonds, after earning the...

Rep. McNerney Calls For Stamp to Honor Fallen Police Officers

Proceeds from stamp would go to aid families of officers killed in the line of duty Washington, DC – Following the celebration of National Police...

San Pablo: 4 Killed in Fatal Hit and Run Crash, Suspect Vehicle Later Caught

At 8:11 pm Saturday, a hit-and-run vehicle crash occurred at the westbound I-80 and San Pablo Damn Road off-ramp in San Pablo which left...

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after Senate Republican Leadership released their health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation...

Contra Costa: Defendant Charles Waldo is Sentenced

Martinez, CA – The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announces that after an extensive 4 year investigation, a long jury trial and a...

CCCOE Employee Honored at County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting

MARTINEZ, Calif., – At the July 18 Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) employee, Derrick Kirk,...

Concord Police Release Sketch of Suspect in June Flare Gun Assault

The Concord Police Department Major Crimes Unit has released a sketch of the suspect responsible for a violent Flare Gun assault that occurred on...

BART Police Announce $10k Hiring Bonus to Promote Officer Recruitment

The BART Police Department is streamlining its hiring process and is now offering for the first time ever a $10,000 hiring bonus for academy...

National Weather Service Issues Excessive Warning Through Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat a series of heat related warnings over the next several days. The warnings are as follows: Heat...