Updated: Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire Near Tilden Park

Firefighters from several local agencies are fighting vegetation fire in the East Bay Hills near Tilden Park off Grizzly Peak and Fish Ranch roads...

BART Board Approves Pay Increase for Police, Signing Bonus Extended

The BART Board of Directors at its meeting on Thursday by an 8-0 vote approved a new four-year contract with BART’s police officers.  With...

County Elections: Drop-Off Box Program to Include Some Contra Costa Libraries

Residents can save postage and time with this expanding vote-by-mail programContra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming November 8th...

Statewide Flex Alert Issued

The California Independent System Operation (CAISO) has declared a statewide Flex Alert, calling for conservation for today (Wednesday, July 27) due to high energy...

Updated: Flash Flood Watch Alert Issued for Friday Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch warning from 7:00 pm Friday until 6:00 am Saturday in the San Francisco Bay...

Bay Area Aviators Indicted For Making False Statements

Four Pilots Allegedly Lied About Whether They Were Receiving Benefits From the Department of Veterans Affairs For Medical ConditionsSAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand...

Rep Mark DeSaulnier Diagnosed With Lymphocytic Leukemia, Seeks Re-Election

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier announced on May 5 that last summer, he was diagnosed with the most common leukemia in the word, lymphocytic leukemia and...

Board of Supervisors Vote to Approve Plan to Expand Richmond Jail, Apply for Grant

On Tuesday, after several hours of debate, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to move forward with the sheriffs request to...

Sheriff’s Office: Rodeo Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges

Martinez, CA -- Earlier this month, the CASE Team started an investigation into a person who allegedly possessed a handgun through an illegal transfer....

Board of Supervisors Vote to Censure County Assessor After Sexual Harassment Allegations

On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to censure County Assessor Gus Kramer and approved a resolution which they believe he...

Pleasant Hill Police Seek Man Who Lifts Teen Girls Skirt

On Tuesday May 2, 2017, at approximately 2:31 PM the Pleasant Hill Police Department responded to the report of an unidentified male chasing a...

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...

CHP Sideshow Operation Nets 3 Arrests, 42 Citations in Antioch

The California Highway Patrol -- Contra Costa announced that on Saturday evening they participated in a Sideshow "Zero Tolerance" enforcement operation in the City...

Senator Glazer Introduces Bill to Prevent Amazon-Style Tax Subsidies in California

Senator Steve Glazer announced Friday that he introduced a Bill that would prevent Amazon-Style Tax Subsidies in California.According to Glazer, this bill would prohibit...

Update: Concord Police Say At Risk Missing Person Safely Located

The Concord Police Department requests your assistance in looking for a missing person at risk (due to the onset of Dementia).Gloria Rodriguez (82 yrs old) left...

EMS Chief at Con Fire Charged with Embezzlement and Possession of Controlled Substances

Martinez, Calif. – Due to the investigation by the Martinez Police Department, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged 50-year-old Martinez resident Richard...
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Video: Contra Costa HAZMAT Holds Drill in Antioch

On Thursday, a multi-agency Hazardous Materials Drill (HAZMAT) occurred at Dozier-Libbey Medical High School in the City of Antioch where units responded to a...

Monday: Task Force Set to Propose Funding 4th Fire Station as Temporary Band-Aid

On November 2, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will be presenting a proposal by a local Task Force of stakeholders who are...

Newberry, Wacht Win Antioch Speedway Fair Time Races

Antioch, CA -- Bob Newberry scored the 25 lap All Star Series Wingless Spec Sprint Main Event victory Saturday night at Antioch Speedway. The...

Updated: 17-Year-Old Female Dies in Vasco Road Head-on-Crash With Tow Truck

At 2:28 pm Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a big rig truck versus sedan which started a...