Voting has started for November 6, 2018 General Election

Voting began this week for the November 2018 General Election as the Contra Costa Elections Division mailed nearly 400,000 ballots to registered voters. The ballot...

Solid Read: Why calling for an ambulance means you’ll also get a fire truck

Hat tip to one of my readers who sent me to Contra Costa Times Columnist Tom Barnidge  piece today. Kudos go out to Mr....

Kristi Wisecarver-Ouiment Shares Importance of Organ Donation

An open letter by Kristi Wisecarver-Ouiment: On Wednesday morning we are going to the Pittsburg DMV before it opens to the public, so we can...

Dozens of Mudslides Reported Along Marsh Creek Road

Contra Costa County crews are working to clear nearly a dozen small mudslides that have impacted travel along Marsh Creek Road between Clayton and...
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Video: April 24 Candidates Forum for Contra Costa District Attorney

Walnut Creek TV recorded a candidates forum for those running for Contra Costa County District Attorney, Tuesday, April 24, at Lesher Center for the...

DWR Reaches Agreement with Contra Costa Water District to Address Concerns Related to California...

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Water Resources announced Tuesday an agreement with the Contra Costa Water District related to potential water quality impacts...

Woman Convicted in Murder of Sister Hangs Herself at West County Detention Facility

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff reports that at approximately 2:48 Monday morning, a Deputy Sheriff conducting a routine room check at...

Bryan Scott: The Crisis in East County, Lives are at Risk

“We have a crisis in the East County,” said Gus Vina, City Manager of Brentwood, “and we all need to work together to come...

East Bay Regional Park District Launches 23rd Annual Trails Challenge

The East Bay Regional Park District is encouraging residents to join the 23rd annual EBRPD Trails Challenge. The Trails Challenge is a self-guided hiking...

BART Police Adopt Policy for Interactions with Transgender People

BART Police have adopted a recommendation from the Citizen Review Board for police interactions with transgender people. "This policy is a reflection of our commitment...

Mosquito Fogging Set for Friday in Discovery Bay and on Agricultural Lands

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District announced Thursday that due to the high numbers of mosquitoes and the detection of West Nile...

Letter: Martinez Councilwoman Supports Supervisor Glover

Dear Editor: As an 18-year employee of Contra Costa County and a 14-year member of the Martinez City Council, I have a unique insight into...

County Supervisor Burgis to Convene East Contra Costa Nonprofit Roundtable

Brentwood, CA – Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis will convene an East County non-profit roundtable on Monday, April 30, 2018 from 10:00AM – 12:30 PM at Kaiser...

San Pablo: 4 Killed in Fatal Hit and Run Crash, Suspect Vehicle Later Caught

At 8:11 pm Saturday, a hit-and-run vehicle crash occurred at the westbound I-80 and San Pablo Damn Road off-ramp in San Pablo which left...

Moody’s Upgrades Contra Costa County Bond Rating

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the credit rating of existing Contra Costa County lease revenue bonds from “A1” to “Aa3”. The October 6, 2016, upgrade...

Nov 4: Full Closure Southbound State Route 242-Concord

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled an overnight weekend FULL closure of southbound State Route-242 (SR-242) in Concord to...

Sept. 8 Marks Two Year Anniversary of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo

Two years ago today, at 1:08 pm, firefighters responded to a small vegetation fire on Morgan Territory Road which ended up burning 3,100 acres...

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...

Vasco Road Construction to Continue Saturday Night

Roadwork on Vasco Road will continue Saturday night.  The schedule for paving is now as follows: Saturday night, September 19, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00...

Sept. 14-18: Highway 4 to see Lane Closures, Highway 160 Lane Closure

Here is this weeks construction schedule for Highway 4 which will see lane closures in Pittsburg as well as State Route 160 to see...