Four New Winners at Antioch Speedway

Antioch, CA. -- Bobby Motts Jr won the 20 lap All Star Racing Series A Modified Main Event Saturday night at Antioch Speedway.This was...

Brentwood: Child Airlifted to Hospital After Being Struck by Vehicle

At 7:05 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian at Trailside Drive...

Walnut Creek Man Indicted by Contra Costa Grand Jury for Possession of Child Pornography

Martinez, Calif. – Yesterday, a grand jury indictment was unsealed against defendant William Cashell, a 44-year-old resident of Walnut Creek, California and Johnson County,...

Antioch: Vegetation Fire Threatens Several Homes off Wilbur Ave

At 4:10 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a tree on fire at Wilbur Ave...

Updated: BBQ Fire Catches Neighboring House on Fire

At 12:10 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire on Shasta Cir near El Dorado Dr...

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Appointed to House Rules Committee

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) announced that he has been appointed to the important House Committee on Rules. Congressman DeSaulnier will...

DeSaulnier Urges Trump Administration to Include the East Bay in Wildfire Prevention Efforts

Washington, DC – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) sent a letter to the Trump Administration urging the Department of Agriculture and U.S. Forest Service to...

Tunnels of Joy Fundraiser Set for Saturday Night

The neighbors and residents of La Costa Drive in the City of Brentwood, known for their vast display of Christmas lights, including their "Tunnels...

AG Becerra Denounces Court Ruling Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional, Vows to Continue the Fight

SACRAMENTO—Attorney General Becerra Friday issued the following statement regarding Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision in Texas v. U.S., declaring the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional,...

Annual BART COPPS Unit “Kupcake for Kids” Fundraiser Raises $3k

On November 28, the BART Police COPPS Unit held their 4th annual "Kupcake for Kids" event to raise money for Shop with a Cop...

November 5-11: Antioch Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Antioch Police Calls reported between November 5-11 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. Arson11/9 –...

Attorney General Recovers Nearly $8.8 Million Against Corrupt Operators of Sham Charity for Wounded...

SAN DIEGO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced today a jury verdict in favor of the State against individuals who fraudulently solicited charitable...

Legislation Introduced to Establish Body-Worn Camera Programs at CBP, ICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich (both D-NM) introduced the DHS Body-Worn Camera Act, legislation...

Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced Thursday that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Thomas E. Warriner has ordered Whole...

Summer Solstice Arrives, Longest Day of the Year

The National Weather Service is reporting that Summer Solstice arrived at 3:07 am this morning and today is the longest day of the year...

Frazier Says Tunnels Project Should Not Go Forward After Audit

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, released the following statement Friday after it was revealed a federal audit found the Bureau of Reclamation...

Antioch: Eastbound Highway 4 Blocked After Vehicle Crash Involving Big Rig

A SIGALERT was issued at 9:10 pm Wednesday after a vehicle crash has blocked all lanes of traffic in the eastbound direction at Lone...

Attempted Homicide Investigation Underway in Pleasant Hill

An attempted homicide investigation is underway in Pleasant Hill, according to police.On Tuesday just before 8 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of...

Full Highway Closure on State Route 12 between State Route 160 and Interstate 5

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 12 (SR-12) between SR-160 and Interstate 5 (I-5) for construction work beginning...

Saturday: Annual Stuff the Bus School Supply Giveaway

Antioch, CA— Claryssa Wilson, 16 will host her Annual Stuff the Bus School Supply Giveaway on Saturday, August 5, 2017 for students in the...