CHP: Man Killed by Suspected DUI Driver While Helping His Wife Along Highway 24...

On Saturday, August 22 at about 3:00am, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a vehicle versus a pedestrian collision on HWY-24 eastbound, just east...

Contra Costa County Fire Makes Arson Arrests in Antioch and Martinez Last Week

CONCORD, CA – Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) announced today the arrests of two arson suspects in unrelated vehicle fires that...

East Contra Costa Fire Request to CCCERA Could Result in $1.3 Million Annual Savings

On August 26, the Contra Cost County Employees Retirement Association will continue discussion on an item that could provide as much as $1.3 million...

Ahead of Schedule, New Carpool Lane on Southbound 680 Opens

Walnut Creek, CA - The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and project partners are proud to announce the opening...

Aug. 24-Sept. 4: Northbound Kirker Pass Road to be Reduced to One Lane

Concord, CA – Drainage facilities are scheduled to be installed in the northbound direction of Kirker Pass Road adjacent to the existing concrete median...

Brentwood City Manager Issues Statement on Fire Service

Due to disinformation and misunderstanding abounding, please take a moment to check out the facts as relayed by City Manager Tim Ogden that follow:-...

Congressman DeSaulnier to Host Emergency Town Hall on USPS and Voting in Contra Costa

Walnut Creek, CA – Today, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host an emergency virtual town hall to discuss the United States Postal...

EBRPD Sued by Seeno Developers on New Concord Hills Regional Park Land Use Plan

A new lawsuit filed on behalf of Concord-based developer Albert Seeno, III  & Discovery Builders could delay the East Bay Regional Park District’s ability...

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Dead Bird and Mosquitoes in Contra Costa County

CONCORD, CA - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) reports a dead bird and a group of mosquitoes have tested positive...

DeAngelo Jr. Sentenced to 11 Consecutive Life Terms Without the Possibility of Parole for...

SACRAMENTO, CA – Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., 74, was committed to state prison for the indeterminate term of 11 consecutive life sentences without the...

Contra Costa Health Reports 12,046 Coronavirus Cases, 161 Deaths

On Thursday, the Contra Costa Health Services reports there are now 12,046 cases of coronavirus resulting in 161 Deaths. In the past 24-hours, this...

Restoration CleanUp Company Offering Solution to Help Relieve Residents of Smoke Smell in Homes

The Restoration CleanUp Company brought to our attention that with all this smoke in the air, they may have a solution for some residents...

Updated: Spare the Air Alert Extended Through Sunday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended its Spare the Air alert through Sunday as smoke from the numerous fires around the...

Save Mount Diablo’s Fundraising Gala, Moonlight on the Mountain, Goes Virtual

WALNUT CREEK, CA — Save Mount Diablo’s signature annual fundraising gala—Moonlight on the Mountain—is going virtual this year to ensure the safety of our...

Regional Parks Closed Due to Extreme Fire Activity

Due to the extreme fire activity in the region, all Regional Parks are closed until further notice, except some shoreline parks.The Park District is...

Contra Costa Health Services Encourage Residents to Stay Indoors Due to Poor Air Quality

On Wednesday, Contra Costa Health Services is encouraging people to stay indoors due to poor air quality. In a statement released this afternoon, they say...

Night Closures of State Route 4/Interstate 680 Connector Ramps Scheduled

Martinez, CA: The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) are constructing the first phase of a multi-phased project to...

ISO Declares Stage 2 Emergency; Power Outages Possible in Contra Costa County

For the second day in a row, PG&E is encouraging customers to help prevent blackouts by conserving energy as rolling blackouts are anticipated Tuesday...

Contra Costa to Begin Accepting Waiver Applications to Allow In-Person Classes at Elementary...

Starting Wednesday, public and private elementary schools (TK – 6th grade) in Contra Costa County can submit applications to allow in-person instruction at their campuses.In...

CALFIRE: Lightning Complex Has Burned More than 25,000 Acres

On Tuesday, CALFIRE has combined multiple fires to become the Lightning Complex which has now burned 25,000 acres.This includes the Deer Zone Fires, Calaveras...