Contra Costa County Passes Resolution Declaring a Climate Emergency

Martinez, CA – On September 22, 2020, the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Resolution No. 2020/256 that endorses the Declaration of a Climate Emergency...

WalletHub: Contra Costa Communities Among Best Cities for Retirees in California

According to WalletHub, four communities in Contra Costa County were in the top 10 cities for retirees in the State of California.  This included...

Local Business Leaders, Community Based Organizations and Labor Unions Support Measure X

Consensus is Growing that Measure X is what Contra Costa needs as local fires and COVID-19 strain public and community-provided services Martinez, CA— In the...

DeSaulnier Effort to Support Workers Transitioning Out of Fossil Fuel Industry Passes House

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that an amendment he authored to provide grant funding to communities to help workers transition from...

Contra Costa County Requires Local Health Providers to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Private healthcare facilities in Contra Costa County must provide timely COVID-19 tests to essential workers, those with symptoms and those exposed to the virus,...

#107: A Chat With Julie Mobley, Candidate for California State Senate

On this episode, I chat with Republican Candidate Julie Mobley who is running against California State Senator Steve Glazer. We get into a variety...

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton Announces Misdemeanor Filing Considerations

Martinez, Calif. – Today, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announces misdemeanor filing considerations for the DA’s Office. Originally initiated as a pilot,...

Governing Board Begins Contract Negotiations with Dr. Bryan Reece to Become the Next Chancellor

MARTINEZ, CA – The Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) Governing Board held a special public meeting on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, and today...

Letter Writer Says Greg Enholm is Bad News for the Youth of Contra Costa...

Greg Enholm shouldn't hold public office. In 2016 he promotes new full 118 acre campus to both Oakley and Brentwood residents after District Board...

Contra Costa County Board Passes Ordinance to Provide Additional Eviction and Rent Freeze Protections

Martinez, CA – At the Board meeting on September 22, 2020, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an urgency ordinance that...

Pleasant Hill Police Say Man Shoots At Officers, Attempts Suicide at Elementary School

The Pleasant Hill Police Department has issued an update from an incident that occurred Monday night where they responded to a male who was...

Contra Costa Television to Broadcast Local Election Preview

Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County voters can watch local “Election Preview” starting on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.This programming offers Contra Costa voters a...

160 Shelters Nationwide to Reduce Adoption Fees During BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters...

On October 1-4, BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) is teaming up with 160 shelter partners in 33 states to reduce adoption fees and find forever...

Former Athenian School Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of Minor Jane Doe

Martinez, Calif. – Last week, defendant Raymond Engeszer of Oakland (54-years-old) made his first court appearance and pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault...

Pleasant Hill Police Release Suspect Photo in Church Vandalism

The Pleasant Hill Police Department have released the photograph of a male who they say caused vandalism at the Grace Bible Church on Cleaveland...

September 26: Los Vaqueros to Reopen

The Contra Costa Water District announced that it anticipates that they will reopen the Los Vaqueros Reservoir on September 26.The District has been working...

West Nile Virus Risk in Contra Costa County Continues as More Birds and Sentinel...

CONCORD, CA - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) has confirmed two sentinel chickens and three dead birds have tested positive...

Contra Costa Community College District Announces Permanent Chancellor Search Moves Forward with One Finalist

MARTINEZ, California – The Contra Costa Community College District (District) Governing Board has decided to move forward with only one finalist, Dr. Bryan Reece,...

Contra Costa Announces Care Center Plan to Help Residents Transition from Homelessness

A 174-room motel in Pittsburg now sheltering homeless Contra Costa residents at high risk from COVID-19 will become a permanent service hub to help...

Contra Costa Health Services Recommends Avoiding Trick-or-Treating on Halloween

With a spooky season approaching and COVID-19 still circulating, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) advises county residents to show their Halloween spirit this year...