Contra Costa County Supervisors

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Contra Costa County Supervisors Zap Use Of E-Cigarettes

Contra Costa County Supervisors took steps Tuesday in Martinez to short-circuit the use of e-cigarettes in places where smoking is prohibited.


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East Bay Solar Project Halted After Trees Clear-Cut For Panels

A solar power project that involved clear-cutting groves of eucalyptus and oak trees to install solar panels has been halted near Richmond after county supervisors said they were caught off guard on the tree removal.


Supervisors Mary Piepho and John Gioia (Conta Costa County)

Contra Costa Cost-Cutting Measures May Affect Supervisor Salaries

The idea of cost savings is getting personal for some Contra Costa County supervisors as they engage in an unofficial challenge and things are getting interesting.


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CoCo County Leaders Skeptical About Gov.’s Plan To Move Prisoners

Contra Costa County leaders are concerned about Gov. Brown’s plan to move state prisoners deemed a low level risk to county jails.