Crowded East Bay Animal Shelters Prompt Temporary Surrender RestrictionThe Contra Costa County Animal Services Department has started turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Martinez and Pinole shelters.
Contra Costa Water District Customers Using 35 Percent LessOne of the water districts that serves Contra Costa County announced Tuesday that its customers cut back on water use by more than a third last month compared to two years ago.
Suspects In Martinez Wingstop Armed Robbery Caught On CameraPolice have released images of suspects captured on surveillance footage during a Thursday armed robbery at a Wingstop in Martinez.
Man Shot At Apartment Complex Near County Facilities In MartinezA man was shot in the leg at a housing complex near Contra Costa County facilities in Martinez Saturday morning, according to police.
Oakley Family Reunited With Dog Injured In Fall From East Bay OverpassAn Oakley family was reunited with their dog, Bella, after it took a terrifying plunge off a state Highway 4 overpass in Brentwood.
East Bay Arson Suspect Targeted Friends From WeddingAn East Bay arson suspect who allegedly set a series of house and vehicle fires on and around Christmas Eve was in the process of checking off a list of targets that included groomsmen who participated in his own wedding, according to police.
East Bay Residents Prepare For Possible FloodingAs Monday's storm brings more heavy rain showers to Contra Costa County, county leaders are advising residents of locations where sandbags can be filled.
Oakley Police Pursuit Ends In Horrific Fatal CrashOakley police Tuesday morning pursued a fleeing driver into Antioch where the car crashed, killing a passenger, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Dozens Of Firearms Confiscated During Arrest Of East Bay WinemakerForty unregistered firearms, including assault rifles and grenade launchers, were seized when a Contra Costa County winemaker was arrested on Thursday for allegedly selling illegal drinks.
Laser Strikes On Contra Costa Sheriff’s Helicopter Result In 3 ArrestsA trio of incidents involving helicopters hit by laser pointers over the span of two months in Antioch and Pittsburg resulted in arrests each time, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.
1 Found Dead In North Richmond Home After Reported DisturbanceThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office responded to a homicide in North Richmond Thursday evening.
Firefighters Quell 2-Alarm Blaze At Furniture Warehouse In ConcordA two-alarm fire in a Concord office furniture store has been brought under control without injuries, a Contra Costa Fire Protection District spokesman said.