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...

Sheriff’s Office Offers Safety Tips Ahead of Thursdays Storm

On Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff issued the following tips for the community ahead of a heavy storm expected to...

Contra Costa Health Says Influenza Activity is Widespread in the Bay Area

MARTINEZ – Public health departments around the Bay Area are announcing that influenza activity is increasing and has reached “widespread” levels.  Areas with the...

The Network of Care 11th Annual Crab Feed Set for March 4

The Network of Care announced that its 11th Annual Crab Feed event will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Antioch Fairgrounds...

FBI Offering $5k Reward for Recovery of Stolen Firearm, Magazines and Ballistic Vest

SAN FRANCISCO – A $5,000 reward is being offered by the FBI San Francisco Division for information leading to the recovery of a stolen...

San Ramon Police Nab Antioch Man in Stolen Vehicle

The San Ramon Police Department announced the arrest of an Antioch man on Monday in connection with recent burglaries and was in a stolen...

Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month Proclaimed in Contra Costa

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a proclamation on Tuesday to observe Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month, part of a statewide effort...

Concord Police Searching for 89-Year-Old Woman

The Concord Police Department announced Monday they are asking for the public's help in locating  89-year old Marjory Tait.Police describe her as 5’07" tall...

Firefighters Come Out Against Brentwood Fire Plan, Council Agrees to Restart Talks

On Tuesday night, the City of Brentwood took no action on their proposed Memorandum of Understanding which was aimed to keep a fourth East...

Candidate Accountability Measure Passes Committee

Sacramento, CA – Legislation by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Discovery Bay) that will raise penalties for candidates for office who make willful misrepresentations...

US Coast Guard Searching for Man Who Jumped into Delta Waters for his Hat

At 5:16 pm Saturday, authorities began a water rescue and search for a man who went into the water to retrieve a hat just...

Updated: Contra Costa District Attorney Facing 13 Felony Counts, Resigns

The California Attorney General’s Office filed a 5-page complaint Wednesday against Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson. In total, he is facing 12...

Knightsen Fire Station to Close on July 1

Brentwood, CA -- The East Contra Costa Fire Station 94, located at 15 A Street in Knightsen, will permanently close at 8:00 am on...

Pleasant Hill: 4 Injured After Vehicle Crash Shuts Down 6-Lanes of I-680

At 8:30 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle crash in the southbound direction of I-680 in Pleasant...

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...

East Contra Costa Fire July Average Response Time at 8:08 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported that in the month of June they had 638 service calls with an average response time...