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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Contra Costa Seeks Members for the Assessment Appeals Board

The Assessment Appeals Board conducts impartial hearings on property assessment disputes between taxpayers and the county assessor. Based on the evidence presented at these hearings, the appeals board determines the value of the disputed property or deter...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Request for Proposals from Non Profits for Federal Grants

Special CDBG Request for Proposals

For more detailed information about the types of proposals that are eligible with County funds please call Gabriel Lemus for Infrastructure/Public Facilities proposals at (925) 674-7882 or Kristen Lackey for Housing proposals at (925) 674-7793. If you are...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Escobar Street Detour

Pedestrians on the south side of Escobar Street, east of the work site, will be able to cross over to the north side at the Morrow House.     

All pedestrians will proceed along the north side of Escobar Street to the Pine Street...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

7/30/2018: Fire Update and Scheduled Road Work

Cal Fire reports that the Marsh Fire is 100% contained. All roads are open in the area. See scheduled road work on Marsh Creek Road east of Morgan Territory Road.

PG&E reports that power has been restored to the area. If you are still without power, go...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

7/27/2018: Latest Update on the Marsh Fire

The evacuation order on Marsh Creek Road between Gill Drive and Morgan Territory Road has been lifted by Cal Fire. The road is now open. 

Red Cross reports that the Clayton Shelter has closed.

Safety concerns remain in the affected area due to debr...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

7/26/2018: Marsh Creek Road Still Closed Due to Marsh Fire

We do not have an estimated time to reopen those sections at this time. Please take alternative routes to avoid this area.

For more information on the Marsh fire, please go to http://www.cococws.us/

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

7/25/2018: Road Closure due to Fire

County CHP and Public Works is closing West Bound traffic on Marsh Creek Road at Camino Diablo Road and at Deer Valley Road. Please take alternative routes to avoid this area. We do not have an estimated time to reopen at this time. For more information o...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

7/25/2018: Evacuation due to Marsh Creek Fire

Immediate Evacuation in Marsh Creek Springs near Leon Drive and Morgan Territory Road due to fire. Leave now by vehicle. Go by way of Morgan Territory Road. Take only those essential items you have ready and can carry with you. Pets must be in a carrier o...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

7/25/2018: Immediate Evacuation in Morgan Territory

Immediate Evacuation in Marsh Creek Springs near Leon Drive and Morgan Territory Road due to fire. Leave now by vehicle. Go by way of Morgan Territory Road. Take only those essential items you have ready and can carry with you. Pets must be in a carrier o...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter

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October 3, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter

2017 Crash Occurred on Highway 4 in Pittsburg

Martinez, Calif. – On October 2, a Contra Costa ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

News Release: Former Teacher Plead Guilty to Child Molestation

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September 27, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Former Walnut Creek Middle School Teacher Plead Guilty to Child Molestation and Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison

Martinez, Calif. –&...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Media Advisory: Press Conference, NorCal Rapist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

MEDIA ADVISORY-- PRESS CONFERENCE

WHAT: Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton will join Sacramento County District Attor...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Press Release: Defendant Found Guilty for 1983 Cold Case Murder

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September 20, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Found Guilty for 1983 Cold Case Murder 

Martinez, Calif. – On September 20, a Contra Costa County jury f...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Press Release: Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

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September 20, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Contra Costa Justice Partners & Richmond Selected for Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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September 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Justice Partners & City of Richmond Selected for Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

Martinez, Calif. – The ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Consumer Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Offering Costco Travel Credit & Travel Benefits

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September 10, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Consumer Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Offering Costco Travel Credit & Travel Benefits

Martinez, Calif. – Today, the C...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Kidnapping & Attempted Rape; Cold Case DNA Match Helps Solve Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 27, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

San Pablo Resident Found Guilty of Kidnapping & Attempted Rape; Cold Case DNA Match Helps Solve Case

Martinez, Calif. – Daniel Betancourt Jr. of San Pablo, California was ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Press Release: Joseph DeAngelo Charged with 4 Felonies from Alleged Attacks in Contra Costa County

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August 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Joseph DeAngelo Charged with 4 Felonies from Alleged Attacks in Contra Costa County

All GSK Cases to be Prosecuted in Sacramento County 

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Press Release: Man Charged with Enticement of a Minor, Arranging to Meet a Minor For Sex

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8/6/2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

El Cerrito Resident Charged with Enticement of a Minor, Arranging to Meet a Minor For Sex and Attempted Lewd Acts with a Child

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Press Release: DA Becton Announces Community Academy to Start in September

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August 2, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Becton Announces Community Academy to Start in September 

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana Becton announ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Press Release: Cooks Collision, Inc. Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit

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July 30, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Cooks Collision, Inc. Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit Brought by California District Attorney’s Related to Hazardous Auto Body ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Press Release: Restaurants Cited for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance

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July 24, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Restaurants Cited for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Martinez, Calif. – A joint enforcem...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Press Release: Defendant Found Guilty for Torturing and Violently Sexually Assaulting Victim

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June 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Found Guilty for Torturing and Violently Sexually Assaulting Victim

Martinez, Calif. – On June 28, a Contra Costa County jury found defen...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Press Release: Jury Convicts Defendant for Felony Stalking of Family Members

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June 22, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Jury Convicts Defendant for Felony Stalking of Family Members

Martinez, Calif. – On June 20, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant T...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Press Release: DA’s Office Partners with ASK and Brady Center for Gun Safety Campaign

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June 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA’s Office Partners with ASK and Brady Center for Gun Safety Campaign 

Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Dis...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Draft Flood Control Capital Improvement Plan Available for Public Review

The Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) has prepared the Draft Flood Control Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2017/2018 to 2023/2024 (Draft Plan.) The Draft Plan is a programming document for the funding of capita...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

If you want to watch the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting, you can see it in its entirety starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday on CCTV. You can also view meetings online the same week they are held, usually within 48 hours.  To find ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Make a Difference in Your Community

Make a difference through public service. Apply for a wide variety of positions on Contra Costa County appointed bodies, committees, and commissions, including the Public Law Library Board of Trustees, the Mosquito and Vector Control District Board of Tru...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Buchanan Airport Live Fire Training Exercises October 15-19

Buchanan Field Airport provides hands-on training exercises for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighter personnel and mutual aid agencies that simulates and extinguishes a plane fire during the week of October 15th. Please do not call 911 related to these live f...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Proposed Federal Rule Poses Serious Implications for Immigrants Using Benefit Programs

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD), Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS), and Contra Costa Housing Authority continue to provide federally-funded benefit programs and services to community members despite a Dep...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Fire Chief Recognized as “Chief of the Year”

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District announced the California Fire Chiefs Association (CalChiefs) has named its Fire Chief, Jeff Carman, the association’s statewide Fire Chief of the year.

The award recognizes an outstanding member of the...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Televised Election Preview Offers Voter Education

Contra Costa voters can now see and hear where local candidates stand on important issues through televised roundtable discussions and forums on TV and social media. 

This year’s production featured well-known journalists as moderators, ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Need Transportation to the Museum?

The Contra Costa County Library is once again offering free BART tickets for use with Discover & Go reservations from October through December. County residents who are 18 or older can submit a request for BART tickets. "The Bay Area is full of a...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Submit a Nomination for Humanitarian or Student Humanitarian of the Year

Each year, the County pays tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a ceremony that includes recognizing outstanding community leaders.  The period for submitting nominations for student and adult humanitarians ends Nov...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Buchanan Field Airport Excercises

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October 10, 2018

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Buchanan Field Airport to Simulate and Extinguish Plane Fire

Who: Contra Costa County Airport Operations, ConFire, Contra Costa County Sheriff, Office of Emergency Services and other mutual aid ag...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

FEMA Lowers Flood Insurance Rates in Contra Costa County

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Contra Costa County Earns Discount for Flood Insurance  

October 3, 2018, Martinez, CA – Residents and businesses of unincorporated Contra Costa County will be paying less for flood insurance, according to t...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Jersey Island Bridge Traffic Controls

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Install Traffic Controls

on Jersey Island Bridge Over Dutch Slough

August 24, 2018, Oakley, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will be installing one-way traffic controls on the Jersey Is...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Tice Valley Blvd. Construction

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Begin Construction 

on Tice Valley Boulevard in Walnut Creek

August 21, 2018, Walnut Creek, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Tice Valley Linear Park Projec...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Pacheco Blvd Construction Project

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Begin Construction 

on Pacheco Boulevard in Martinez

July 31, 2018, Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Pacheco Boulevard Sidewalk Gap Clo...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Notice of Current Property Taxes Due

Russell V. Watts, Contra Costa County Treasurer-Tax Collector, hereby announces that the regular 2018-2019 secured property tax bills will be mailed on or before November 1, 2018, to all property owners, at the addresses shown on the tax roll.

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

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