CoCo County Supes Lift Hemp Moratorium, Leave Ban On Vaping Sales In PlaceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday lifted its moratorium on industrial hemp cultivation. The county’s ban on the sale and delivery of electronic smoking devices and cannabis e-liquids will remain in place.
Controversial Tassajara Parks Subdivision Near Danville Approved; Water Questions RemainContra Costa County supervisors voted Tuesday to allow a controversial housing development near Danville, but questions remain about how water will be supplied to more than 120 homes that would be built.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve 277-Home Development Near Discovery BayThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved the proposed 277-lot Pantages Bay housing development near Discovery Bay.
Contra Costa County To Acquire Land For Alamo Traffic RoundaboutThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will start the process of acquiring the property to transform a dangerously busy Alamo intersection into a traffic roundabout safer for vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists.
Contra Costa County Supervisors Dismiss Conspiracy Claims, Renew Contract With Election Software FirmA three-year contract extension with SOE Software Co. for election reporting software was approved Tuesday by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, waving off critics who implored the supervisors to go with a different company.
COVID Restrictions: No Fine Increases, But Contra Costa Supervisors Plead For ComplianceFollowing emotional, at times intense testimony, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday chose not to raise administrative fines for businesses that violate the county's COVID-19 health orders.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve New Office of Racial Equity and Social JusticeContra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved the formation of an Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice, in the hopes that it expands on advances guided by social justice principles.
CoCo County Adds Testing Capacity, Contends With Data IssuesWith area laboratories overwhelmed by a growing volume of COVID-19 coronavirus testing, resulting in "significant delays" in test result returns, Contra Costa Health Services is beefing up its lab capacity and opening up two new testing centers this week in West County.
Contra Costa Supervisors Set To Approve 284 Apartments Near Pleasant Hill BARTA six-story, 284-unit apartment building just north of the Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART station could be approved Tuesday.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Fines For COVID-19 Health Order ViolationsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday used its emergency powers to pass a new ordinance that establishes fines for violations of COVID-19 public health orders including the wearing of face coverings.
Contra Costa Supervisors To Consider Fines For Face Covering ViolatorsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is preparing to consider an ordinance that would establish fines for violating public health orders involving wearing face coverings, social distancing and gatherings.
Contra Costa Voters May Consider Tax To Fund Emergency Services, Social ServicesThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will proceed with pursuing a half-cent, 20-year sales tax measure for November's general election ballot.
Candace Andersen Takes Over As Contra Costa County Supes ChairCandace Andersen was sworn in Tuesday as the 2020 chairwoman of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, and came in with a ready list of board priorities for the coming year, including housing, homeless outreach and transportation.
CoCo County Supes Approve Ban On Polystyrene Food, Beverage Containers, Effective In 2020An ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food and beverage containers by vendors in unincorporated Contra Costa County will go into effect May 1, 2020, following a unanimous vote of the Board of Supervisors.
Contra Costa County Supes Consider Ban On Polystyrene Food, Beverage ContainersThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning will consider an ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food and beverage containers at restaurants, food trucks and other vendors.