Antioch Man Suspected of DUI in Fatal Crash that Kills Motorcyclist on Highway 4

The California Highway Patrol announced the arrest of Tony Moss, 59 of Antioch, in connection with a fatal crash on Highway 4 that killed...

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...

Congressman DeSaulnier Hails $1.6 Million Grant for Zero Tolerance Initiative

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) hails the $1.6 million in federal funds awarded to Contra Costa County’s Zero Tolerance Initiative under the...

Concord Police Announce Homicide Suspect in Custody

On May 6, 2017, at about 9:00 AM, a Concord Police officer was flagged down by a woman reporting a possible dead body in...

CHP Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on Highway 4

A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured in a crash on Highway 4 near Port Chicago in the city of Concord Monday evening. The...

Updated Super Tuesday Election Results

Here is a look at updated election results in Contra Costa County and impacted state election results from State Senate, State Assembly and US...

Flu Update: Contra Costa Announces Second Death Linked to H1N1

Contra Costa Health Services announced Wednesday that there has now been a second flu death linked to H1N1 within the County. The County stated...

Boating Safety Advisory For 4th of July Holiday Weekend

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Services Unit would like to remind boaters to have fun in the Delta but to...

Update Contra Costa County Announces Current Road Closures

Contra Costa County Public Works crews have been working steadily to clear mud, tree branches and debris on roads impacted by the storms over...

Congressman DeSaulnier Hosts “Women in Leadership, Politics, and Society” Town Hall

Walnut Creek, CA — Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host a “Women in Leadership, Politics, and Society” town hall on Saturday,...

Updated: Firefighters Limit Marsh Creek Vegetation Fire to 10-Acres

At 4:10 pm Friday, firefighters was dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the 12000 block of Marsh Creek Road. Units dispatched were...

CHP: 18-Year-Old Female Killed in Highway 4 Crash

The California Highway Patrol said Tuesday that an 18-year-old female was killed in a solo vehicle crash on eastbound Highway 4 just east of...

Six Injured in Byron T-Bone Crash on Camino Diablo, One Airlifted to Hospital

On Friday at 8:01 pm, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of vehicle crash in the Town of Byron at...

Earthquake Near Los Vaqueros Reservoir Rattles Contra Costa County

According to the USGS, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Contra Costa County Tuesday at 1:11 pm which they say originated out of Blackhawk near...

Under Union Protest, Board of Supervisors Vote to Increase Salary by $32k

By way of a 4-1 vote Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to increase their salaries by $32,000 even after unions...

Public Invited to Forums for Contra Costa Mental Health Funding

Contra Costa Health Services’ Behavioral Health Services Division invites the public to give feedback at a series of community forums about mental health needs...

Martinez Police Say 77-Year-old Man Found Deceased Likely Due to Neglect

The Martinez Police Department announced the arrest of two people in connection with the death of a 77-year-old man saying it was likely caused...

Contra Costa Health Reports 4,241 Coronavirus Cases, 137 New Cases

On Wednesday, the Contra Costa Health Services announced there are now 4,241 cases of coronavirus resulting in 86 Deaths. In the past 24-hours, this...

Update: Discovery Bay Man Killed in Martinez Officer Involved Shooting

The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office is investigating a Wednesday morning officer-involved shooting in the unit (first) block of Adelaide Drive at Pacheco Blvd...

Oct. 26: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Martinez, California– On Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 10 AM to 2 PM, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the Drug...