June 27 – July 1: Highway 4 Construction Schedule

Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 between June 27 - July 1 which will see lane, ramp and...

2017 Contra Costa County Fair Entry Deadline Approaching

Do you have a talent, and want to show it off. Enter your arts and crafts, best apple pie, photography, painting, cut flower, or...

Rep. McNerney Calls For Stamp to Honor Fallen Police Officers

Proceeds from stamp would go to aid families of officers killed in the line of duty Washington, DC – Following the celebration of National Police...

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...

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday in the Bay Area

A second straight  Spare the Air Alert is in effect for Monday, September 26 for the San Francisco Bay Area. The 24th of the...

Discovery Bay Tax Rate Areas Overlap, $684k Could Become Reallocated

Due to six overlapping tax rate areas by the Discovery Bay Community Services District and the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District, a total of $684,246 could...

BART: Human Remains Found on Tracks in Concord, Service Now Restored

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has shut down service in both directions between Pleasant Hill and Pittsburg/Bay Point after possible human remains were spotted...

Update: CHP Says Antioch Woman Dies in Highway 4 Crash, Bullet Holes Located

At 2:24 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Firefighters and CHP responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Highway 4 and Willow Pass...

Overturned Vehicle Crash Sunday Morning Block Lanes on Highway 4 Near Laurel

At 4:20 am Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of an overturned vehicle crash on eastbound Highway 4 near Laurel. AMR arrived...

New Campaign Highlights Impact of Quality Child Care on Children’s Futures

(Concord, CA) - Kids who attend quality child care programs do better in life. That’s the message of a new campaign in Contra Costa...

Congressman DeSaulnier Passes Legislation to Expand John Muir National Historic Site

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Mark DeSaulnier’s (CA-11) bill to expand the historic site that celebrates the...

Contra Costa College President VanderWoude Resigns

MARTINEZ — The Governing Board of the Contra Costa Community College District (District) and Dr. Katrina VanderWoude have agreed that she will resign as...

Update: Missing At-Risk Teenager in Concord Found Safe

The Concord Police Department announced Saturday they are currently searching for Sebastian Alvarez in the Lime Ridge open space near Montecito (Ygnacio Valley Rd). Sebastian...

Contra Costa County Surpasses 1,000 Coronavirus Cases

On Friday, the Contra Costa Health Services announced there are now 1,014 cases of coronavirus resulting in 29 Deaths. In the past 24-hours, this...

The Holiday Spirit of Giving Showcased at the Marsh Creek Detention Facility

County’s collaborative program celebrates its 26th year of bringing joy to local at-risk children CLAYTON, Calif – For the 26th straight year, a number of representatives...

January 2014, BART Riders to Pay Extra 19 Cents in Fares

Starting January 1, 2014, BART riders will pay on average an extra 19 cents in fares to help pay for new train cars and...

Letter: Ward 5 of the Community College Board Needs Change, Enholm Must Go

The following letter to the editor was submitted by Pittsburg resident Valerie T Lopez who is writing her support for Fernando Sandoval for Contra...

Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office SAR Team Assists at Camp Fire

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Search and Rescue Team responded to Butte County to assist public safety agencies. The team, along...

Pittsburg: Volunteers Needed for One-Day Playground Build

One-hundred volunteers are needed on Saturday, November 11, 2017 to give area kids the childhood they deserve by building a new playground at City...

Congressman DeSaulnier Secures Funding in Omnibus for Statewide Family Engagement Centers

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he successfully included $10 million in federal funding for the Statewide Family Engagement...