Contra Costa County Fire Provides July 4 Holiday Weekend Recap

Unprecedented Level of Fire Activity Strains Resources, Limits Responses; Nearly One Month’s Worth of Grass Fires in One Five-Hour PeriodCONCORD, CALIF.  – Contra...

Contra Costa Fire Responds to 67 Fires on July 4 Holiday

Contra Costa County Fire is reporting that on July 4, between 7:00 pm and midnight, they responded to a 67 fires. In all, 10...

June 21-27: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between June 21-27 which focuses on the higher priority...

Pittsburg Mayor Announces Bid for Re-Election

On Friday, Pittsburg Mayor Jelani Killings announced he would be seeking re-election this fall and released a statement confirming he was running.Killings earned one...

Firefighters Respond to Separate Vegetation Fires in Antioch and Pittsburg Tuesday Night

On Tuesday night, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to three vegetation fires in the City of Antioch and City of Pittsburg...

Governor Newsom Visits Project Roomkey Site in Pittsburg to Announce “Homekey”

State effort has served an estimated 14,200 individuals in three months 15,679 hotel and motel rooms and 1,345 trailers for extremely vulnerable individuals experiencing homelessness...

June 14-20: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between June 14-20 which focuses on the higher priority...

Five Bay Area Residents Indicted for Burglarizing Vacaville Gun Store to Steal Guns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Five individuals were indicted Thursday for the burglary of a Vacaville gun shop, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.According to court...

June 7-13: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between June 6-13 which focuses on the higher priority...

Pittsburg to Host Roundtable on Race, Discrimination, Injustice and Police-Community Relations

On Saturday, the City of Pittsburg and its City Council will host a virtual roundtable on topics that include race, discrimination, injustice, and police-community...

Canciamilla Faces 34 Felonies for Perjury & Grand Theft Related to His Political Campaign...

Martinez, Calif. -- Today, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint of 34 felonies against defendant Joseph Canciamilla of Pittsburg....

May 31 – June 6: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between May 31 - June 6 which focuses on...

Pittsburg: A Letter to Our Community Committing to Address the Systemic Inequities

STATEMENT BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF PITTSBURG The Pittsburg City Council is saddened, horrified, and angry over the murder of George Floyd on May 25,...

Pittsburg Police Assist in Two in Life Saving Responses Last Weekend

Over the past week the Pittsburg Police Department responded to two life saving incidents which one stemmed from an injury and another from a...

Pittsburg Police Chiefs Comments to City Council: “We Can And Will Do Better”

The following is comments prepared ahead of the June 8 Pittsburg City Council Meeting by police chief Brian Addington.  As of publication, video from...

#82: Pittsburg Mayor Jelani Killings on Protests and More

On this episode,  I chat with City of Pittsburg Mayor Jelani Killings on the peaceful marches around East Contra Costa County and about their...

May 24-30: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between May 24-30 which focuses on the higher priority...

Pittsburg Police Chief Issues Message to Community

The following message was released by Pittsburg Police Chief Brian Addington. Pittsburg has since implemented a curfew that begins at 8:00 pm each day...

Pittsburg: Three Injured in Vehicle Crash on Bailey Road

At 6:54 am Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle crash with reports of occupants trapped...

May 17-23: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between May 17-23 which focuses on the higher priority...