Contra Costa County
Authorities in the East Bay have arrested 17 people and seized $18 million in drugs in what officials describe as one of the region’s biggest drug busts.
East Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress.
State fire officials have issued a ban on all open burning in parts of the East Bay and South Bay due to dry conditions and increased fire danger.
A car struck and damaged a building housing a post office in the Diablo area of Contra Costa County Wednesday morning and then fled the scene.
Three suspects in a stolen car were taken into custody early Tuesday morning following a high-speed chase from Contra Costa County to Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A power outage caused flaring early Friday afternoon at the Tesoro Refinery in Contra Costa County. No shelter in place was ordered, but there are concerns over the black, smoke emissions for those with respiratory problems.
Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Contra Costa County are finding assistance to be more accessible and it’s only going to get better with new multi-service centers
Two Contra Costa County residents recently tested positive for the West Nile Virus. They are the fourth and fifth human cases of the virus confirmed in the county this year.
Fire crews responded Tuesday to an influx of calls about a strong gas odor throughout west Richmond this afternoon, fire officials said.
Health care costs are at the heart of a labor dispute in Contra Costa County that’s been brewing for more than a year and appears poised to bubble over sooner rather than later.