Watch: Dramatic CHP Helicopter Rescue of Capsized Kayaker in San Joaquin DeltaA man was rescued Saturday morning after his kayak capsized in heavy winds at Clifton Court Forebay in the San Joaquin River Delta region of eastern Contra Costa County.
Elderly Woman Dies in Friday-Evening Oakley House FireA woman was killed Friday in a residential structure fire on Norcross Lane in Oakley.
East CoCo County Residents Push for More FirefightersSome fed-up East Contra Costa County neighbors are turning to voters to fix their fire departments' slow response times.
PG&E Equipment Blamed For Bethel Island, Oakley FiresFire officials on Wednesday blamed Pacific Gas and Electric equipment for starting a pair of fires in eastern Contra Costa County over the weekend which led to a number of evacuations.
8 Injured in 3-Vehicle Crash in BrentwoodEight people were injured, seven of them hospitalized, in a three-vehicle accident Saturday night on Lonetree Way at Brentwood Boulevard in Brentwood.
Driver Dies After Van Slams Into Utility Pole in OakleyA van was traveling at high speeds when it crashed into a pole and flipped Saturday morning in Oakley, killing the driver and injuring another person in a parked pickup.
Oakley and Bethel Island to Get New Fire Station – Minus StaffOne day after a devastating fire destroyed three homes on Bethel Island in eastern Contra Costa County, residents said they're frustrated that plans to open a new fire station in nearby Oakley have stalled.
6 Escape Early-Morning Brentwood House FireSix people, including two children, escaped a one-alarm blaze that gutted a Brentwood home early Saturday morning, authorities said.
Crews Extinguish Early-Morning House Fire in Discovery BayFire crews worked to put out a fire that spread rapidly from a garage to a home in Discovery Bay early Saturday morning.
Shuttered East CoCo Station Reopens Ahead Of Fire SeasonA Brentwood fire station reopened its doors Wednesday morning just in time for an early start to the fire season, fire officials said.