Crews Extinguish 36-Acre Grass Fire Sunday Morning Near BrentwoodAbout 50 firefighters from three fire districts were able to contain an approximately 36-acre fire in unincorporated Contra Costa County southwest of Brentwood early Sunday morning.
341 Area Code, New Dialing Procedure Coming To Alameda, Contra Costa CountiesThe new 341 code will co-mingle with the 510 area code in the western parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, CPUC officials said.
Contra Costa County Assessor No-Shows For Misconduct ArraignmentEmbattled Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer missed his scheduled appearance in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday morning, where he was to be arraigned on allegations of "willful or corrupt" misconduct in office.
CoCo County Firefighters Demonstrate 4th Of July Fire DangerContra Costa Fire Assistant Chief, Chris Bachman was watching the department’s 2019 Fire Academy Class as they worked through their final phase of training. He says the firefighter’s nightmare is just around the corner -- the 4th of July.
Contra Costa Deputies Investigating Two Deaths In Pittsburg AreaSheriff's deputies are investigating two deaths in the Pittsburg area, a spokesman for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said in an email Thursday afternoon.
Grand Jury Seeks Removal Of Contra Costa Assessor For Alleged MisconductContra Costa County prosecutors filed a grand jury accusation in Superior Court on Wednesday, seeking the removal of county Assessor Gus Kramer for alleged "willful or corrupt" misconduct.
Concord Swim Team Ordered By HOA To Find A New Home PoolWith summer camp season underway, one East Bay swim team has learned it is going to have to find a new pool for practice sessions and home meets.
East Bay Homeowners Urged To Clear Debris With Fire Inspections LoomingAnyone who lives under the Contra Costa Fire Protection District should start taking a good look at the grasses and trees around their home. Fire inspections are coming soon.
Community Holds Vigil For Richmond Man Killed By Stray BulletA vigil was held Tuesday for Miguel Ramirez, a 56-year-old father of three and grandfather of four who was reportedly struck by a stray bullet while getting mail outside his home in Richmond last week.
Lafayette Officials Encourage Residents To Prepare For Catastrophic WildfireWith northern California suffering through major wildfires in the past two years, police and fire officials in the Contra Costa County area around Lafayette are stepping up efforts to prepare residents in case of a disaster.
Contra Costa County Works On Improvement Projects For Deadly Concord RoadContra Costa County officials said they've begun a series of improvement projects along a dangerous road in Concord, where six people have died in car crashes the past four years.