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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Alert

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PG&E reports that 100% of power outages in Contra Costa County related to the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) has had power restored. If you are without power for any other reason, be sure to follow up with PG&E directly.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Opportunity to Serve on the Treasury Oversight Committee

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE ON THE COUNTY’S TREASURY OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE?

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking two individuals with sound knowledge and experience in the field of public and private finance, to serve on the Treasury Oversight...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Joint Release: Woman Indicted by Grand Jury for 42 Criminal Counts in Real Estate Fraud Case

Mercedes Gonzales

JOINT RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 4, 2019

Contacts: Sgt. Enrik Melgoza, 510-621-1598

Alicia Moore, 510-621-1597

Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 (office), 925-536-8110 (cell)

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

San Pablo Woman Indicted by Grand Jury fo...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Marsh Creek Road Work

October 2, 2019, Clayton, CA - Contra Costa County Public Works will perform work along the shoulder of the eastbound lane of Marsh Creek Road, approximately 0.3 miles west of its intersection with Morgan Territory Road starting October 8 through...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

New Library Cards are Here

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Visit any Contra Costa County Library location to choose your favorite of the five new card designs.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Census Information & Resources

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Learn why the Census is important to all of us and sign up for Census 2020 “Complete Count” updates at the County’s Census 2020 website. "Count Me In" because we all count.

Earn additional income and help your community “get counted” for Census 2...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Alcohol & Other Drugs Advisory Board Seeks New Members

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The Contra Costa Alcohol & Other Drugs Advisory Board seeks applicants to fill several open seats.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

News Release: El Dorado County Man Charged with Sexually Abusing Three Underage Girls

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 1, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

El Dorado County Man Charged with Sexually Abusing Three Underage Girls 

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

October Feline Frenzy Adoptions

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Kitten season is still in full swing and we need your help finding homes for the scores of cats and kittens we have in our shelters. Starting October 2nd, and running through October 31st, adopters will have the opportunity to take advantage of our Feline...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

News Release: Richmond Man Found Guilty of 2012 Murder; Faces LWOP in State Prison

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 30, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Richmond Man Found Guilty of 2012 Murder; Faces Life in Prison Without the Possibility of Parole

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

News Release: Residents Conducting Outreach Along 23rd Street for Human Trafficking Prevention

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --September 27, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Local Residents Conducting Outreach Along 23rd Street Corridor for Human Trafficking Prevention   

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

County’s New Family Justice Center Opens in Antioch

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Support, Hope, Safety and Healing through a Single Door for Victims of Violence.

The grand opening of the County’s newest Family Justice Center is on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at 3501 Lone Tree Way in Antioch, CA. ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

News Release: County Inmates Indicted for Attempted Murder of Fellow Inmate

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September 23, 2019

Contact: Bobbi Mauler, 925-957-2214

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Joint News Release: San Pablo Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of 3-Year-Old Jane Doe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 19, 2019

Contacts: Captain Brian Bubar, brianb@sanpabloca.gov

Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110 cell

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

News Release: Contra Costa DA Announces Human Trafficking Hotline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 18, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

News Release: Human Trafficking Day of Action in East County Set for September 19

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Human Trafficking Day of Action in East County Set for September 19

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

On September 4, 2019, State Controller Betty T. Yee announced that applications for property tax deferment for the 2019-20 tax year are now available.

California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by Controller Yee, allows ho...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

News Release: Man Indicted for Possession of Firearms & Machine Gun; Creating Untraceable Firearms

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 12, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 (office), 925-536-8110 (cell)

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Convicted Felon Indicted for Possession of Multiple Firearms & Machine Gun; Creating Untraceable Firearms

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Secured Tax Bills in the Mail

You should receive the annual secured property tax bills by November 1st.  If you haven't received it by then, please contact our office immediately at (925) 957-5280.

Failure to receive a tax bill neither relieves the taxpayer of the responsibili...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

News Release: Man Indicted for Possession of Machine Gun, Ammunition & Illegal Drugs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 (office), 925-536-8110 (cell)

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Seeking Nominations for Humanitarians of the Year

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Contra Costa County seeks nominations for student and adult humanitarians of the year, for the 42nd Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ceremony. The 2020 theme is "We Are in This Together". 

We encourage East Bay residents to nominate an adult ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

News Release: Woman Guilty of 6 Felonies, Including Embezzlement of Nearly $250,000 & Identity Theft

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

September 6, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Woman Guilty of Six Felonies, Including Embezzlement of Nearly $250,000 & Identity Theft from Local Business

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Bissell Empty the Shelters Adoption Event - Oct. 12th

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Contra Costa Animal Services has been accepted into the Bissell Pet Foundation's Empty the Shelter Program. Mark your calendars for Oct 12th when we will have adoption specials.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Roadwork Updates

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Get information about current roadwork and construction projects from Public Works.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

News Release: Man Indicted by Contra Costa Grand Jury for Possession of Child Pornography

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 28, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Man Indicted by Contra Costa Grand Jury for Possession of Child Pornography

Martinez, Calif. – Yesterday, a grand jury indictm...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Sequoia Way Culvert and Roadway Repair Project

August 28, 2019, Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Sequoia Way Culvert and Roadway Repair Project. The work consists of replacing a damaged thirty-six inch culvert outfall that discharges stormwater o...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Tara Hills Pedestrian Improvement Project

August 28, 2019, San Pablo, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Tara Hills Pedestrian Infrastructure Project. The work to be done consists of installing 26 curb ramps in the Tara Hills residential area. The curb ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

PG&E to Begin Construction on Bay Point Utility Undergrounding Project

August 27, 2019, Bay Point, CA - Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) will begin construction on the Bay Point Utility Undergrounding Project. The work consists of undergrounding utility lines along Bailey Road from State Route 4 north to Willow Pass Road ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

News Release: Concord Man Found Guilty of First Degree Residential Burglary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 21, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Concord Man Found Guilty of First Degree Residential Burglary

Martinez, Calif. – Last week, defendant Curtis Hill (59-year-old Conco...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

News Release: Man Sentenced to 70 Years to Life in State Prison for Molesting Underage Jane Doe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 19, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Man Sentenced to 70 Years to Life in State Prison for Molesting Underage Jane Doe

Martinez, Calif. – Last Friday, Contra Costa Count...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

News Release: Facility Dog “Bear” Joins District Attorney’s Office to Assist Victims of Crime

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, 925-536-8110, cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Facility Dog “Bear” Joins District Attorney’s Office to Assist Victims of Crime

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

News Release: Prosecutors Across California Obtain $1.5 Million Settlement with 7-Eleven

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Public Works to Begin Construction on the Local Streets and Roads Preservation Project

Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Contra Costa County Local Streets and Roads Preservation Project. The project consists of pavement preservation work at two sites:

Site 1: Grind and replace the top 2 inches of asphalt on El P...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

News Release: Richmond Man Pled Guilty to First Degree Murder from 2015 Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 7, 2019Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, 925-536-8110, cell

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Richmond Man Pled Guilty to First Degree Murder from 2015 Shooting

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

News Release: Delano Man Sentenced to Life in State Prison for Sexually Abusing Minor

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, 925-536-8110, cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Delano Man Sentenced to Life in State Prison for Sexually Abusing Minor

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation

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Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office has prepared a guide for County residents to help prepare themselves, their families and neighbors in the event of a wildfire.

Register your cellphones with the Contr...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Guide to Wildfire Preparedness

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Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office has prepared a guide for County residents to help prepare themselves, their families and neighbors in the event of a wildfire.

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Buchanan Field Airport is featured in the July 2019 edition of Business View Magazine

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Great News! The Buchanan Field Airport is featured as part of Business View Magazine's series on regional American airports in their July 2019 edition. The article discusses the airport's history, current environment, and vision towards the future, includ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

News Release: Antioch Foster Father & His Son Charged with Sexual Abuse of Multiple Children

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 29, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110 cell

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 Antioch Foster Father & His Son Charged with Sexual Abuse of Multiple Children

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

News Release: Man Charged for Sex Trafficking an Underage Girl

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 19, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Man Charged for Sex Trafficking an Underage Girl; Investigation Started by FBI Safe Streets Task Force

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

News Release: District Attorney’s Office Announces Four Convicted in Organized Fraud Ring

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- July 16, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

District Attorney’s Office Announces Four Convicted in Organized Fraud Ring

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

News Release: Former Basketball Coach & School Employee Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 16, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Suisun City Resident and Former Basketball Coach and School District Employee Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child under 14

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Have a question about property taxes in Contra Costa County?  You are not alone.  Hopefully, we have the answers you are looking for. Here are some categories to search:

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Important Tax Dates

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The following schedule is intended to serve as a general guide to property owners in Contra Costa County, California. Please note that the list below includes only the more significant dates and does not include all items or activities in the regular, pro...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Intake of healthy cats, kittens, rabbits and owner surrendered animals on space available basis.

Contra Costa Animal Services Alert

Our ability to take in healthy cats, kittens, rabbits and owner surrendered animals is on a space available basis. Please call 925-608-8400 to see if we have space. We appreciate your support. 

Animal Services News and Events
Posted on: July 1, 2019

News Release: DA Becton Chosen by Gov. Newsom to Serve on Judicial Selection Advisory Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 1, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Diana Becton Selected by Governor Gavin Newsom to Serve on Judicial Selection Advisory Committee 

Martinez, Calif. – California Governor Gavin ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

CalGold Website

How to Guides

CalGold website assists you in finding appropriate permit information for your business. It also provides contact information for the various agencies that administer & issue the permits.

Visit CalGold Permit Portal
Posted on: June 28, 2019

News Release: Contra Costa Receives Grant for First Ever Pre-Filing Youth Diversion Program

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Receives Grant to Initiate Its First Ever Pre-Filing Youth Diversion Program 

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

News Release: DA Becton Announces Third Community Academy Class for Fall 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

DA Becton Announces Third Community Academy Class for Fall 2019

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana Becton announces today that the Contra C...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

News Release: Operation Broken Heart Results in Child Exploitation Arrests in Contra Costa County

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Operation Broken Heart Results in Child Exploitation Arrests in Contra Costa County

Martinez, Calif. – Investigators with th...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

News Release: Man Sentenced to 16 Years 8 Months in State Prison for Human Trafficking

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June 21, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Sentenced to 16 Years 8 Months in State Prison for Multiple Human Trafficking Counts

Martinez, Calif. – On June 20, 2019, Timothy Townsel of Mo...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Road Projects

Contra Costa County Public Works Department plans to repair a landslide along the western embankment of San Pablo Dam Road. Construction also will begin on Taylor Boulevard.

Press release for San Pablo Dam Road.

Press release for Taylor Boulevard.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

News Release: Man Found Guilty for Stalking & Threatening Victim, Made over 1,300 Calls to Victim

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Found Guilty for Stalking & Threatening Victim, Made over 1,300 Calls to Victim During 42-Day Period

Martinez, Calif. – Last week, a Contra Costa ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Participate in Census Solutions Workshops

Contra Costa County’s Census 2020 Complete Count Steering Committee seeks to increase awareness and motivate residents to respond to the 2020 Census. In order to get a complete count, it will require strong collaboration between the County, citi...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

News Release: Man Sentenced for Making Criminal Threats & Stalking in 2018 School Threats Case

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Oakley Man Sentenced for Making Criminal Threats and Stalking in 2018 

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Martinez, Calif. – On Thursday, June 5, 2019,...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder for 2017 DUI Crash

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Selma Man Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder for 2017 DUI Crash

Martinez, Calif. – Today, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Bo Robledo of Selm...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

News Release:Grand Jury Accusation Filed Against County Assessor Gus Kramer for “Willful or Corrupt

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June 5, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Grand Jury Accusation Filed Against County Assessor Gus Kramer for “Willful or Corrupt Misconduct” 

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Road Projects

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will repair guardrails on Vasco Road from Camino Diablo Road to the Alameda County line. Construction also begins for the Camino Tassajara Bike Lane Gap Closure Project.  

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Road Projects

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will repair guardrails on Vasco Road from Camino Diablo Road to the Alameda County line. Construction also begins today for the Camino Tassajara Bike Lane Gap Closure Project.  

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Camino Tassajara Bike Lane Gap Closure Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to Begin Construction on the Camino Tassajara Bike Lane Gap Closure Project

May 30, 2019, San Ramon, CA - Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Camino Tassajara Bike Lane Gap Closure Project. The p...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Kirker Pass Road Construction Project

Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Kirker Pass Road Northbound Truck Climbing Lane Project. Construction began May 13, 2019, with completion in the Spring of 2020, barring unforeseen circumstances.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

News Release: DA Diana Becton Creates First Ever Standalone Conviction Integrity Unit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 21, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Diana Becton Creates First Ever Standalone Conviction Integrity Unit 

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative Forum

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Contra Costa County launched the implementation phase of the Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative Forum, a regional partnership supporting sustainable economic growth along the Highway 4 corridor in Contra Costa County at a public forum on ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

News Release: DA Diana Becton Announces Updated Immigration Policy

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Diana Becton Announces Updated Immigration Policy

Martinez, Calif. –Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton issued a new ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Kirker Pass Truck Climbing Lane Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to Begin Construction on the 

Kirker Pass Road Northbound Truck Climbing Lane Project

May 9, 2019, Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Kirker Pass Road Northbound ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

News Release: Contra Costa Becomes 4th County in CA to Adopt Restorative Justice Diversion for Youth

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May 8, 2019

Contact: Kyung Jin Lee

510-684-3122

kjlee@impactjustice.org

Contra Costa Becomes 4th County in California to Adopt Restorative Justice Diversion for Youth

Restorative justice is the first diversion program to be implemented by the&...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Oak Park Properties FAQs - September 2019 - Draft EIR released on August 30, 2019

This project envisions a new library building; new sports fields for the community to enjoy; a new neighborhood of 34 single-family homes; and a greatly improved Monticello Ave as well as the adjacent section of Oak Park Blvd.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

News Release: Man Pleaded Guilty for Pandering from 2018 Human Trafficking Sting Operation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 26, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Pleaded Guilty for Pandering from 2018 Human Trafficking Sting Operation 

Martinez, Calif. – On April 24, 2019, Lawrence...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

News Release: Brentwood Woman Charged with 4 Felonies for Consumer Fraud Scheme

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 April 25, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Brentwood Woman Charged with 4 Felonies for Consumer Fraud Scheme 

DA’s Office Asks for Affected Victims to Come Forward

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Census Jobs Available in Our County

Earn additional income and help your community “get counted” for Census 2020. Apply now at www.2020census.gov/jobs. Current job openings include ones in Concord.

To learn why the Census is important to all of us and sign up for Census 2...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

News Release: Pittsburg Man Found Guilty for 14 Counts of Molesting Two Underage Victims

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 April 18, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Pittsburg Man Found Guilty for 14 Counts of Molesting Two Underage Victims 

Martinez, Calif. – On April 15, a Contra Costa Coun...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

News Release: Defendant Sentenced to 135 Years to Life for 4 Counts of Murder from 2017 Fatal DUI

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 April 15, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Sentenced to 135 Years to Life for 4 Counts of Murder from 2017 Fatal DUI Collision 

Martinez, Calif. – On April 12, 2019, 48-y...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

News Release: Richmond Man Sentenced for 16 Years for 23rd Street Sex Trafficking Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 15, 2019

 Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Richmond Man Sentenced for 16 Years for 23rd Street Sex Trafficking Case

Martinez, Calif. – On April 12, 2019 Contra Costa ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

News Release: DA Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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April 8, 2019

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Commemorates

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

About the Board

Board of supervisors

District 1 Supervisor John Gioia has been selected to serve as Chair of the Board for 2019; District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen is the Vice-Chair.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Billing & Payments

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Explore options for receiving the annual tax bill and for paying your taxes, plus more.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Business License

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Learn how to apply for a business license, complete online renewal, view costs, or submit an exemption.

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Come Work with Us!

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Are you passionate about animal welfare? Does your heart yearn for the chance to make a difference in an animal's life? Join Animal Services!

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Community Outreach

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The Distract Attorney offers programs for parent education and support, supporting parents of chronically absent children campus safety and online safety for kids, preventing violence through youth education.

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Conservation & Development

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The Application and Permit Center includes staff from Planning, Building Inspection, and Public Works with the goal of enhancing the coordination of permitting services and providing as many development-related services as possible in one office.

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Contra Costa Television

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Contra Costa Television (CCTV) is the flagship channel of Contra Costa County's cable television programming, bringing you special events, government meetings and produced shows.

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District Attorney Diana Becton

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District Attorney Diana Becton has spent most of her professional career as a judge, lawyer, and manager. On September 17, 2017, she was sworn in as the 25th District Attorney for the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. District Attorney Becto...

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Find Us

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Superior Court Operations

The main branch of the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is located at:900 Ward StreetMartinez, CA 94553Phone: (925) 957 2200

Central Eastern Operations 

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office, Cent...

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Foster a Friend

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Contra Costa Animal Services is launching a pilot Foster Program. We have had a thriving kitten foster program for several years and we are now expanding this program to include dogs and cats. The CCAS Foster program is a great way to help animal...

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Fraud Notification

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Since 2011, the Office of the District Attorney and the Office of the County Clerk-Recorder created a program to preemptively protect homeowners from fraudulent transfers of ownership. This program requires the Recorder's Office to immediately send out a ...

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Frequent Permit Requests

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Learn more about getting requests approved for home occupations, temporary events, accessory dwelling units, or alcohol and beverage sales.

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New Property Owners

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As a new owner you may not receive a bill since it is mailed out only once a year.  If you recently bought property, you should contact our office to find out the tax status and obtain a copy of the bill. If you know your Assessor's Parcel Number...

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Residential Building

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Learn about the most frequently requested building permits.

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Shelter Enrichment Team

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The Shelter Enrichment Team was created to solve the issue of enrichment for animals in the care of the County. A medically healthy dog isn't necessarily behaviorally, mentally, or emotionally well. It is no surprise that animals are stressed within the s...

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Warm Tales & Happy Tails

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There's nothing better than taking home your new friend. Read adoption success stories to warm your heart.

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Watch a Live Meeting

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Meeting agendas for the Board of Supervisors are available online. All meetings are open to the public, and the public is encouraged to attend.

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

News Release: Youth Soccer Coach Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Minor for Sex

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March 14, 2019

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Youth Soccer Coach Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On March 14, 2019 the Contra Costa County District Attorn...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

News Release: DA Becton Announces Results End of Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits

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March 12, 2019

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DA Becton Announces Results End of Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits 

Martinez, Calif. – Today, District Attorney Diana ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

News Release: Man Found Guilty for Attempted Murder of 4 Victims for 2016 Shooting

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March 7, 2019

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Man Found Guilty for Attempted Murder of 4 Victims for 2016 Shooting

Martinez, Calif. – On March 4, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Kama...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

News Release: Sacramento Man Found Guilty for 4 Counts of Murder from 2017 Fatal DUI Collision

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March 6, 2019

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Sacramento Man Found Guilty for 4 Counts of Murder from 2017 Fatal DUI Collision 

Martinez, Calif. – On March 4, a Contra Costa County jur...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

News Release: Martinez Resident Sentenced for Child Molestation

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February 27, 2019

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Martinez Resident Sentenced for Child Molestation

Martinez, Calif. – On Tuesday February 26, 2019, 21-year-old Martinez resident Aaron Mikkelse...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

News Release: Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Human Trafficking Victims Across Bay Area

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February 22, 2019

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Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Human Trafficking Victims Across Bay Area 

Martinez, Calif. – On February 19, Hilario Martinez Jr. plead...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

News Release: Vivint, Inc. Pays $1,400,000 to Settle Consumer Protection Case

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February 21, 2019

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Vivint, Inc. Pays $1,400,000 to Settle Consumer Protection Case

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

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

News Release: Pittsburg Man Sentenced to 21 Years in State Prison for Multiple Assaults & Attempted

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February 15, 2019

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Pittsburg Man Sentenced to 21 Years in State Prison for Multiple Assaults & Attempted Rape

Martinez, Calif. – On February 14, Jud...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Trying to Meet Minor for Sex

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February 11, 2019

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Man Found Guilty of Trying to Meet Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On February 8, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant William Butte of ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

News Release: Antioch Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder of Two Antioch Police Officers

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February 8, 2019

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Antioch Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder of Two Antioch Police Officers

Martinez, Calif. – On February 6, a Contra Costa County jury found d...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

News Release: Concord Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

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February 1, 2019

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Concord Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

Martinez, Calif. – On January 30, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Guido Ginochio of Conc...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

News Release: DA Becton Announces Second Community Academy Class for Spring 2019

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January 17, 2019

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DA Becton Announces Second Community Academy Class for Spring 2019

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana Becton announces today that the Co...

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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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