Ironhouse Sanitary District Reopens Recycled Water Fill Station July 14

When Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) reopens the Residential Recycled Water Fill Station on Tuesday, July 14, new procedures will be in place to keep...

East Contra Costa Fire Has Received 186 Complaints for Weed Abatement

With several vegetation fires over the past few weeks after an education campaign to encourage proper weed abatement and fire breaks, the East Contra...
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Oakley: Firefighters Battle 50-Acre Fire After Homes Threatened, Evacuations Ordered

At 11:41 am Tuesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire the size of a vehicle...

East Contra Costa School Districts Announce Plans for 2020-21 School Year

On Monday, school districts have began announcing their plans of what the 2020-21 school year will look like. Three school districts began to lay...

East Contra Costa Fire Average Response Time in June at 8:28 Minutes

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported at their monthly meeting that in the month of June, they had 596 service calls with...

Oakley: Retired Piedmont Officer Defends Wife, Shoots Son in Self-Defense

On June 29 at approximately 8:00 am, the Oakley Police Department responded to the 3800 block of Mission Court for a report of a...

Mechanical Failure Sparks Fire in Garage of Oakley Home

At 11:43 am Monday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 5000 block...

Oakley Reminds Residents Fireworks are Illegal

The City of Oakley reminds residents that as we approach the 4th of July Holiday, that fireworks are illegal to possess, use, or sell.Report...

#85: East Contra Costa Fire Chief Brian Helmick Talks Reduction of Fire Services

On this episode, I chat with East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Chief Brian Helmick who discusses his recent announcement that Starting July...

May 24 – June 6: Oakley Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Oakley Police Calls over the past two weeks reported between May 24 - June 6 which focuses...

City of Oakley Announces 4th of July Home Decorating Contest

The City of Oakley announced it will be expanding its Holiday Home Decorating Contest to now include the 4th of July. The move comes...

As Fire Season Arrives, Reduction of Services Ahead for East Contra Costa Fire Protection...

Brentwood, CA — East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD), the local fire agency serving Brentwood and Oakley Discovery Bay, Bethel Island, Knightsen, Byron,...

#83: Ironhouse Sanitary District GM Talks Proposed Rate Increases, Bio Solids and More

On this episode, I chat with Chad Davison, the General Manager for the Ironhouse Sanitary District who serves ratepayers in both the City of...

Oakley: Vehicle Struck Twice by Gunfire Sunday Night

At 8:55 pm Sunday, the Oakley Police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Cypress and O'Hara in the...
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Brentwood and Oakley Police Chiefs Included in Donald Trump “Healing, Not Hatred” Video

On Wednesday, President Donald J Trump released a video called "Healing, Not Hatred" where Trump said: “We support the right of peaceful protesters, and...

#81: Sue Higgins Talks Multiple Sclerosis, COVID-19 and City of Oakley Issues

In this episode, Oakley City Councilmember Sue Higgins talks about her dealings with Multiple Sclerosis and highlights World MS Day... we also talk about...
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Video: Brentwood and Oakley Protest Remain Peaceful, Police Chiefs Take Knee

On May 31, protesters demonstrated in both the City of Oakley and then moved on to the City of Brentwood in what was a...

Oakley: 10-Year-Old Airlifted to Local Hospital After Bicycle Crash

At 8:30 pm, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a bicycle crash involving a 10-year-old female in...

Oakley City Council Unanimously Approves Agreement with Skipolini’s Pizza

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council unanimously approved an agreement that will bring Skipolini’s Pizza to the City of Oakley.  The agreement would include...

Oakley Police Chief Out, Search of New Chief Begins

According to sources, the City of Oakley has began its search for a new police chief as Chief Eric Christensen will no longer be...