Contra Costa County
An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.
Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal Lawsuit
The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.
Contra Costa County Fire crews have a fire that grew to three-alarms at multiple homes in Martinez under control and one person is in custody for what officials say looks to be the work of a single arsonist.
Contra Costa supervisors swallowed a bitter pill Tuesday in Martinez as they voted to rescind a salary increase that they had approved for themselves in late fall.
No one was injured this evening after multiple shots were fired into an AC Transit bus, a Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputy said.
An evacuation order in Pittsburg has been lifted Wednesday evening after a leak on a railcar at a Union Pacific Railroad yard that was initially thought to be flammable propane turned out to be lubricating oil, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official.
A 14-year-old basketball player’s life was saved over the weekend by an Automated external defibrillator (AED) after an apparent heart attack during halftime at a game. The medical device has become standard in all Walnut Creek facilities.
Petitions with thousands of signatures aimed at blocking a huge raise for Contra Costa County Supervisors have been delivered.
From too few doctors, to state regulators who weren’t enforcing the law, the set backs and successes of the state’s health care exchange have been the topic of many ConsumerWatch reports this year. Now, the new laws in the New Year could fix some of the most significant issues facing Covered California. Julie Watts reports.
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez and the Martinez Health Center remain was reported to have been briefly locked down on Tuesday.