East Contra Costa Firefighters Limit Vegetation Fire to 4 Acres

At around 7:00 pm Friday night, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the 12000...

CASE Seizes Machine Gun with Grenade Launcher During Operation

Earlier this year, the CASE Team received a tip and launched an investigation into a person who allegedly obtained Glock conversion switches. When installed,...

Eighth Summer ‘Spare the Air’ Alert Issued for Monday

For the eighth day of the summer season, the Bay Area will have a Spare the Air smog alert  on Monday, July 25, 2016. The...

Bay Point: Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire

At 6:06 pm, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire on Willow Pass Road near N...

East County Libraries Participate in Community-Wide Reading Program

Libraries in East Contra Costa County will participate in East County Reads, a reading program designed to increase community engagement. This year’s book is...

Episode 055: Joe Canciamilla Chats County Elections and Much More

On this episode, I chat with Joe Canciamilla who is the Clerk-Recorder and Registar of Voters for Contra Costa County. Canciamilla began his career...

Pittsburg Man Identified as Suspect Who Stole $218k from Sears in Concord

Concord, CA - 26-yr-old Kevin Davis Jr. of Pittsburg, was identified as the suspect in this investigation after video surveillance of him entering Sears...

Firefighters Responded to 3 Water Rescues, 6 People Pulled from Delta Sunday

On Sunday May 5, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a total of 3 separate water rescues on the California Delta and pulled 6...

CHP: All Lanes Re-open on Highway 24 After Crane Strikes Power Pole

The California Highway Patrol issued a SIGALERT just before 6:00 am Monday after a crane struck a power pole which shut down all westbound...

BART Board to Consider $3.5 Billion Bond Measure

The BART Board of Directors is considering for approval a $3.5 billion general obligation bond measure at this Thursday’s regularly scheduled 9:00 am board...

BART to Run Every 30 Minutes Monday-Friday

As the Bay Area counties have now extended mandatory shelter in place orders, BART service needs to be reduced to match demand, increase essential...

Sacramento Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Officer Tara O’Sullivan

On Thursday, the Sacramento Police Department booked 45-year-old Adel Sambrano Ramos on charges relating to the murder of Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan. Prior to...

BART Ends Milestone Week with a Record; Next Challenge: Playing Catch-Up

BART ended a milestone Super Bowl week by setting a ridership record for weekend days on Saturday, safely carrying 419,162 riders. Saturday's ridership exceeded...

Congressman DeSaulnier Passes Effort to Exonerate the Port Chicago 50

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully passed a measure that directs the Secretary of the United States Navy to publicly exonerate...

Antioch: District Attorney Files Charges Against Couple in Ponzi Scheme

The Contra Costa District Attorney has filed eight felony counts of grand theft by fraud and embezzlement against Quyen Tran, age 60, and his...

Regional Shelter-in-Place Orders Extended as Some Rules Ease

The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers who ordered a shelter in place in mid-March will extend the orders through May 31 while some...

January 25-29: Highway 4 Road Work Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between January 25-29 which will see a full freeway closer in the...

Assemblymember Frazier Introduces Michelle Campos as the AD11 Woman of the Year

Sacramento – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D- Fairfield), invites the public to join him in celebrating Michelle Campos in her selection as Assembly District 11's...

Rodeo: Three Shot in Early Morning Shooting

On Wednesday morning at about 1:05 am, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff dispatch received multiple calls of a shooting on the...

Democratic Party of Contra Costa County Announces Endorsements in Local Races

The following are the final endorsements of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County announced on Sunday. Endorsed Candidates SCHOOL BOARDS 3106 Contra Costa County Board...