1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
Parents who host drinking parties for teenagers could get hit with hefty fines and paying for costs associated with the police response under an ordinance the City Council tentatively approved this week to deter underage drinking.
5 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area
Firefighters in Contra Costa County spent the day preparing for fire dangers and removed dangerous brush from several hundred acres of undeveloped property in Antioch.
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
In a startling move that underscored the growing tension between the city and its firefighters, the City Council on Tuesday turned down a $1.24 million federal grant to reopen a shuttered fire station for two years amid a war of words between the mayor and head of the firefighters union.
11 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The city became the first in Contra Costa County to ban plastic bags in grocery and retail stores, a divided City Council decided on Tuesday.
15 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.
The museum will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. with special programs, including a Native American display in the Delta Room, which has been updated to show Miwok Indians and other native people of the Contra Costa County.
It's standard procedure for judges at taste-offs, cook-offs and cocktails shake-offs to gracefully remark on the difficulty of reaching a decision.
School districts throughout Contra Costa County have turned to solar energy to reduce utility costs and generate revenues through credits or rebates.
Teen who was raped by up to 20 men after homecoming dance testifies for first time telling jury she still bears scars from brutal attack Father testified earlier this week about how one of the attackers called him and said his daughter was good at sex Police officer spoke of the heartbreaking moment the father screamed and shook a fence in anger ... (more)
A woman was rescued by firefighters from a storm drain in Concord on Sunday after she climbed in and refused to come out, a county fire official said.
The counties have been jointly recognized by the National Association of Counties for the 2013 Achievement Award in the area of Community and Economic Development for their "Roadmap to Cut Poverty" campaign.
A plan intended, at least in part, to resolve decades of water conflict in the Delta has instead spawned a flood of lawsuits, with at least five separate suits filed against the plan in recent days.
Her testimony in Contra Costa County court Monday is her first public discussion of the 2009 assault at Richmond High School that attracted national attention.
In this April 13, 2011 file photo, Joseph Naso appears in Marin County Superior Court during his arraignment on murder charges in San Rafael, Calif.
The young woman at the center of a notorious gang-rape trial in Contra Costa County took the witness stand for the first time in the case on Monday.
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Two Contra Costa County sheriff's patrol cars got stuck in ice plant and caught fire in Berkeley during a chase this morning, a sheriff's spokesman said.