Election Results: Contra Costa Approves Community College Bond

Here is a look at the election results from the June 3 Primary where voters in Contra Costa County supported a Community College Bond...

CHP-Contra Costa: Church Donates 70 Boxes of Toys for Toy Drive

MARTINEZ, Calif. - Pastor Monty Stewart, his wife Janelle Stewart, and Carin Musak with the Christ Community Church of the Nazarene brought in 70...

Large Scale Human Traffickers Arrested in Contra Costa Joint Operation

Danville (Ca)- In an investigation going back to 2001, the San Ramon Police Department, in a joint operation with the Contra Costa County District...

Resident Sees Large Insurance Premium Increase Due to Poor ECCFPD Fire Coverage

For years, the members of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District have warned the public that insurance rates would increase if fire stations...

FBI Releases Official 2014 Crime Stats, A Look at East Contra Costa

The FBI released its 2014 Crime Statistics Monday which they say shows a 0.2 percent decrease in violent crimes reported by law enforcement in...

Supervisor Mary Piepho Joins the Delta Stewardship Council

Third term Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho was sworn in this week as a member of the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) because...

Pleasant Hill: Terrier Puppies Thrown in Trash Rescued

Good Samaritans Carl and Rene were at Paso Nogal park in Pleasant Hill yesterday when their Australian Shepherd dog alerted to a plastic trash...

Opening of Marsh Landing Generation Station Celebrated

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Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to Consider 7% Salary Increase in 4-1 Vote

In a 4-1 vote Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors have agreed to consider a salary increase of 7%. With Tuesdays vote, County...

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...

Local 1230 President Calls for Fire Districts to Consolidate

With the results of scientific polling highlighting a $98 parcel tax will likely fail in June, a local firefighter union is now encouraging the...

District Attorney: Debt Free Associates to Issue Full Refunds

Martinez, CA -- Mark A. Peterson, District Attorney of Contra Costa County announced that on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014, the Contra Costa County District...

Sheriff’s Office Issue Update in Tuesdays Highway 4 Homicide, Say its Gang-Related

Detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are investigating a homicide that occurred last night in Bay Point. On Tuesday at about...

Jeff Carman Chosen to Replace Chief Louder as Contra Costa Fire Chief

Jeff Carman of the Roseville Fire Department has been selected out of 42 applicants as the top candidate to replace Daryl Louder as chief...

Contra Costa County Elections Website Back Up After Crashing

As of 12:55 pm Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Elections announced their website was “live” again after crashing shortly after polls opened. With the website...

Take Back Event Nets Sheriffs Office 311 Pounds of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) gave the public an opportunity...

Contra Costa Water District Set to Interview Six Finalist for Division 5 Seat

The Contra Costa Water District is set to interview six finalist for the Board of Directors Division 5 seat on Dec. 10th. The vacancy is...

Jan. 7: Contra Costa Water District to Discuss a 3.5% Rate Increase

A Public Hearing, where treated and untreated water revenue increases will be considered, will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The Board will consider...

Car Seat Inspection Event Helps Increase Safety in Contra Costa County

On Saturday, Assemblyman Jim Frazier was joined by the California Highway Patrol and Contra Costa Street Smarts to help increase safety in the County. Held...

Recent Chimney Fires Serve As Reminder to Take Preventative Action

In the last few days, both CONFIRE and ECCFPD  have responded to chimney fires as the weather has turned colder. Luckily, these incidents have...