County Elections Responds to City of Richmond Ballot Drop Box Complaints

The Contra Costa County elections department is looking into claims by dozens of voters, as well as social media statements, that they deposited their...

Safe Social Gatherings Recommended to Maintain Orange Tier Status

On Tuesday, the State of California announced that Contra Costa County could move into the Orange tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer...

More than 50% of All Registered Voters In Contra Costa County Have Already Voted

On Wednesday, Contra Costa County Elections reported they have surpassed the 50% mark in voter turnout ahead of Tuesdays 2020 General Election.All registered Contra...

Effective November 8, Tri Delta Transit Service Schedule Update

Antioch, CA - Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri Delta Transit) will put a new bus schedule into effect November 8, 2020. This updated...

Lafayette Mayor Anderson Responds to Swastika, Trump Graffiti on Garage Door

LAFAYETTE, CALIF. — Today, Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of vandalism in an area of the city...

Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., to Pay $1.49 Million in Settlement of Environmental Violations

Martinez, Calif. – Today, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announces a $1,498,750 settlement against New Jersey-based Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (“Bed...

CHP Officer Struck in Construction Zone After Pursuit With Martinez Police

The California Highway Patrol reported Tuesday that a CHP officer was struck in a construction zone as a result of a vehicle fleeing from...

Contra Costa County Advances to Orange Tier in California’s COVID-19 Reopening Plan

More businesses and community activities can reopen beginning today in Contra Costa after the county’s data indicators for COVID-19 transmission showed improvement in October.California...

Watch Contra Costa County Elections Questions and Answers Live

MARTINEZ – The Contra Costa Elections Division will host “Contra Costa Elections Q and A LIVE” on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, from 5:30 pm...

East Bay Regional Park District Extends Closure of 11 East Bay Hill Parks Through...

The East Bay Regional Park District is extending the closure of 11 regional parks in the East Bay hills through Wednesday, October 28 at...

#113: A Chat with Steve Smith, Director at the East Contra Costa Fire Protection...

On this episode, I chat Steve Smith who is one of the directors at the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. We talk about...

Walnut Creek Police Release Details of Arrest at Oct. 23 Protest

The Walnut Creek Police Department is informing our community of a protest that occurred in the downtown area in the late hours of October...

Contra Costa County Fire Offers Advice Ahead of Severe Fire Weather

At approximately 3:00 pm Sunday, the National Weather Service said that a Red Flag Warning for the North Bay Mountains & East Bay Hills...

Contra Costa County Seeks Nominations for Humanitarian of the Year

Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin...

Oct. 24: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) would like to invite the community to take part in a national effort to keep our communities safe. The...

Ross Farca Held to Answer on Hate Crime Targeting Jewish Community & Death Threat...

Martinez, Calif. – Earlier this week, defendant Ross Farca was held to answer on multiple felony counts, including a hate crime enhancement and threat...

Governing Board Approves New Chancellor Contract for Dr. Bryan Reece

MARTINEZ, California – At their October 14, 2020, meeting, the Governing Board approved the contract for Dr. Bryan Reece to become the 9th permanent...

Contra Costa County Fire Rolls Out New Pink Fire Truck In Fight Against Cancer

In recognition of the impacts of cancer on our residents, communities and firefighters, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, in conjunction with United Professional...

Oakley Responds With New 8-Page Letter to East Contra Costa Fire Over Fire Fees...

On Tuesday, the City of Oakley continued a chain of back and forth letters between the city and the East Contra Costa Fire Protection...

ABAG Releases Proposed Regional Housing Planning Formula, 43,942 More Homes in Contra Costa County

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)’s Executive Board at its meeting Thursday evening passed the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) proposed methodology —...