Mary Piepho

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Contra Costa Supervisors Vote Down Their Own Proposal To Give Themselves A Raise

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.


Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Contra Costa Fire Protection District May Close Two More Stations

After the closure of four stations so far this year, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District may close two additional stations citing a lack of revenue.


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.


Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema (Contra Costa Board of Supervisors)

Contra Costa Supervisors Expect Tough Year

Contra Costa County supervisors said there will be some “extremely serious” economic issues that they’ll have to tackle this year.