West Contra Costa County Narcotic Team Seize $17 Million in Drugs, 17 Arrested

A two-year investigation of a criminal enterprise operating in the West Contra Costa County Area netted 17-arrest and nearly $18 million in drugs, guns,...

County Did Advertise Both Part Time and Full Time Jobs for Call Center

As a follow up to an article we posted on Sunday, the Employment and Human Services Department from Contra Costa County has provided us...

Community Remembers Jeremy “Lumpy” Sturgill Friday Night

Friday night, thousands of people in the community showed up in front of Lumpy's Diner in Antioch to remember Jeremy “Lumpy” Sturgill for a...

Unions Set to Submit Referendum Petition to Force Supervisors to Reconsider $32k Raise

According to Contra Costa County Employees Unions, they have gathered more than 33,500 signatures which will force the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors...

Funeral Services for Jeremy “Lumpy” Sturgill

The following information regarding the funeral of Jeremy "Lumpy" Sturgill was provided this morning by his wife Marci Sturgill. Below you will find the...

Editorial: Putting the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Pay Increase into Perspective

Over the past week, emotions have run high after the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors decided to vote themselves a $32,000 pay raise.Under...

Jobs: CONFIRE Looking to Hire Lateral Firefighter-Paramedics

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has announced openings for Firefighter-Paramedic (Lateral) positions within its agency with a deadline of Friday May 2,...

Sept. 29-Oct. 12: Road Closure Scheduled For Deer Valley Road

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will fully close Deer Valley Road between Balfour Road and Marsh Creek for a period of two...

5-0: Board of Supervisors Take First Step in Repealing Salary Adjustment

In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors took the first step to repeal an ordinance that would have granted...

Tobacco Industry Costs Contra Costa $540 Million Dollars, Study Finds

Tobacco companies and their products have cost Contra Costa $540 million dollars, according to a new study just released by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research...

Contra Costa County Firefighters Set to Receive 7.5 Percent Salary Increase

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters will begin to recoup some of their lost wages after taking a 10% pay cut during the...

District Attorney Association Supports Supervisor Salary Adjustment

The following letter was written and submitted to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors by the President of the Contra Costa County District...

Sheriff’s Office: Fireworks Banned in Contra Costa County

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would like to remind all county residents about the use of fireworks during the 4th of...

Local 1 Calls for Emergency Rally Encouraging Board of Supervisors to Rescind $32k Raise

In response to Tuesdays 4-1 vote by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to give themselves a $32,000 a year raise, the Public...

Contra Costa: Vote By Mail Ballots Have Been Mailed to Voters

Joseph E. Canciamilla, the County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, announces that vote-by-mail ballots for the November 4, 2014 Gubernatorial General Election were mailed...

Every School Day Counts Campaign Aimed at Boosting Student Attendance

You may have seen signs posted around schools of a new program called Every School Day Counts. This program runs in conjunction with September...

CALFIRE: Morgan Territory Fire Now 60 Percent Contained

As of 6:00 pm Tuesday evening, CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 60% contained and the total acres burned have...

Contra Costa County Marine Patrol Welcomes Two New Vessels For Service

On July 9, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Patrol commissioned two new vessels for service in a ceremony held at...

West Nile Virus: Three New Human Cases Reported in Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District received reports of three more people testing positive for West Nile virus and...

RFP Issued for a New Emergency Ambulance Contract in Contra Costa

The competitive bidding process opened this week for a new contract to provide emergency ambulance service throughout much of Contra Costa County, a step...