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.
A 33-percent salary increase for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors appears to be on its way out. As Board chair West County supervisor John Gioia assumed his new role in 2015.
San Pablo voters in Tuesday’s election have approved a measure to raise the city’s sales tax by a quarter of a cent to fund an emergency medical squad meant to pay for more emergency medical responders if the city’s only fire station closes.
Doctors Medical Center San Pablo is facing closure this year if a solution isn’t found for a serious lack of state funding.
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
Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo could close within the year if the financially troubled community hospital cannot close a $17 million deficit, officials said Tuesday.
The damaged crude oil unit that exploded in flames at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August is now undergoing repairs, but the work is being done under close scrutiny.
The Industrial Safety Ordinance in Contra Costa County, which has been touted as the strongest in the country, may be in for some changes following the recent Chevron refinery fire in Richmond.
Contra Costa County stands to lose millions of dollars in future property tax revenue from oil refineries, and may even pay a hefty refund to Chevron, because of an appeal’s court’s decision governing how refineries compute the value of their equipment.
County negotiators in Contra Costa have reached a last minute deal with a coalition of five employee unions that’s expected to save the county millions of dollars.