Contra Costa Fire and Law Enforcement Caution Citizens on Dangers of Illegal Fireworks

Illegal Fireworks Use Poses Extreme Risk of Catastrophic Wildfires During Current Period of Critically High Fire Danger CONCORD, CALIF. – Contra Costa County Fire Protection...

Bay Point Man Arrested in Lafayette Indecent Exposure Incident Near Elementary School

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at approximately 12:17 p.m., the Lafayette Police Department received a call of a suspicious subject in the area of...

Bay Point: Sheriff’s Office Investigate Assault with Intent to Commit Rape

On Thursday at about 1:04 PM, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to an alleged rape. A woman told Deputies she got on a Bay Area...

BART Board Votes on Portions of Safety and Security Action Plan

The BART Board of Directors discussed the General Manager’s proposed Safety and Security Action Plan today, August 9, 2018, voting to allow staff to...

Walnut Creek Police Seek Identity of Suspects in Downtown Property Crimes

The Walnut Creek Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying to suspects in regards to multiple property crimes in the downtown area. If...

Materials Spill Closes Marsh Creek Road

Clayton, CA – At the request of the California Highway Patrol, Contra Costa County Public Works is in the process of closing traffic on...

Antioch City Councilmember Seeks to Make Contra Costa County a No Human Trafficking Zone

Councilmember will lobby neighboring cities to implement uniform ordinances Antioch, Calif., – Having sponsored an ordinance that was unanimously passed by the Antioch City Council...

San Ramon Police Seek Attempted Robbery Suspect

The San Ramon Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery at a...

Sheriffs Office Investigating In Custody Death at Martinez Detention Facility

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, at about 11:27 PM, Deputy Sheriffs in the intake area of the Martinez Detention Facility were alerted to a...

Winter Spare the Air Alert Extended Through Wednesday

Although air quality continues to improve after the Butte County Fire (CAMP FIRE), a Winter Spare the Air Alert has been extended through Wednesday. ...

Episode 041: Connstance Holdaway Talks Water

On this episode, I chat with Connstance Holdaway, District 5 Director and Vice President of the Board for the Contra Costa Water District. We...

Contra Costa Takes a Stand Against Opioid Abuse

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and Dr. Chris Farnitano, the county’s health officer, issued a health advisory Tuesday regarding the continuing epidemic of prescription...

Walnut Creek: Vehicle Overturns in Broadway Plaza Parking Garage

At 1:53 pm Wednesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to the 1200 Block of Main Street at Broadway Plaza in...

Orinda: SIGALERT Issued on Eastbound Highway 24

According to the California Highway Patrol, a SIGALERT has been issued on eastbound Highway 24 after a three car crash has shut down three...

Bay Point: 3-Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully, Female and Two Children Freed

Just before 2:00 pm Monday, the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in on Island View Drive...

Martinez City Council Selects Eric Figueroa as City Manager

MARTINEZ – The Martinez City Council announced the appointment of Eric Figueroa as City Manager. The City Council confirmed the appointment of Mr. Figueroa...

Firefighters Battle Early Morning Barn Fire in Knightsen

At 1:43 am Tuesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire that quickly engulfed a...

Episode 050: Lynn Mackey of the Contra Costa County Office of Education

On this episode, I chat with Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) Superintendent of Schools, Lynn Mackey. We tackle many things going on...

Chili’s Grill & Bar to Host “Tip-A-Cop” Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics

ANTIOCH, Calif. – Law enforcement personnel will be trading in their badges for aprons and collecting “tips” as donations for Special Olympics Northern California...

DWR Reaches Agreement with Contra Costa Water District to Address Concerns Related to California...

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources announced Tuesday an agreement with the Contra Costa Water District related to potential water quality impacts...