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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Aron DeFerrari Named Outstanding Prosecutor of 2021

Aron DeFerrari 2021 Prosecutor of the Year

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July 5, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, 925-957-8638

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

 

 

Aron DeFerrari Named Outstanding Prosecutor of 2021

 

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Concord Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Attempted Sex with a Minor

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July 5, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, 925-957-8638

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

 

 

Concord Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Attempted Sex with a Minor 

 

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

TRUTH Act Community Forum on July 26

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Join us for the TRUTH Act Community Forum on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, starting at 9 AM. Watch the Forum on Contra Costa Television channels: AT&T U-Verse 99, Comcast 27, and Astound 32 and 1027. You can also watch the Forum online at www.contracosta.ca...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Keeping Your Pets Safe on the 4th of July

For most people, The Fourth of July is a time for fun and celebration. We enjoy going to (or hosting) parties and cookouts with friends, great food and, of course, fireworks. However, for your pets, the Fourth of July can be a stressful, scary time. Most ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Changes to DCD's Building and Planning Fees

Effective August 10, 2022 there will be the following changes to our Building and Planning fees. 

Building Fees

Our minimum building construction valuations will be adjusted upwards by 7%. These valuations are used to set our permit fees for variou...

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Conservation and Development
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Geotechnical Boring Work on Morgan Territory Road

Contra Costa County Public Works to perform Geotechnical Borings on Morgan Territory Road

June 30, 2022, Clayton, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will be performing geotechnical borings in preparation for a future project on Morgan Territor...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Hate Crime Incidents in Contra Costa County

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June 30, 2022

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, 925-957-8638

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

 

Hate Crime Incidents in Contra Costa County

 

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Update on Pavement Preparation Work in Orinda & Canyon

Contra Costa County Public Works will Perform Road Work on Wildcat Canyon Road, Fish Ranch Road, and Pinehurst Road 

(Updated) June 27, 2022, Orinda and Canyon, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will be performing road work on W...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Illegal Fireworks & Fire Danger

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Fire and law enforcement officials across the County are warning residents about the extreme dangers of fireworks use in current critically high fire danger conditions.

All fireworks, regardless of type or labeling, are illegal everywhere in Contra Costa C...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Resentencing Petition Opposed by Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office

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June 24, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer,   925-957-8638

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Wildfire Preparedness & Safety

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Stay prepared for wildfires and potential power outages. Tips include knowing how to manually open your garage door, parking your car in the direction you want to leave in, and evacuating when an order is issued for your safety.    

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

COVID-19 Updates

Covid 19 vaccines are available

COVID-19 vaccines are now approved for children ages 6 months to 4 years and appointments are available for anyone 6 months and older at County-run vaccine clinics. 

If you have any questions about vaccination appointments for children, visit the ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Heat Safety Tips

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Stay hydrated and follow tips to stay cool and safe during hot weather. Be sure to check on children, the elderly, and pets.

TIPS TO PREVENT heat-related symptoms:

  • Drink water. Sip all day; do not wait until you are thirsty.
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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Watch for Harmful Algae Blooms

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Contra Costa Health Services advises caution on the part of anyone who boats, fishes or swims in or around Discovery Bay after large blooms of blue-green algae were discovered in multiple locations in and around the community. 

A bloom is a buildu...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

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In partnership with the San Francisco Chronicle Season of Sharing (SOS) Program, the Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services (EHSD) Volunteer & Emergency Services provides emergency relief for eligible families and individuals adversely im...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Contra Costa DA’s Office and U.S. Department of Labor Announce Partnership to Combat Wage Theft

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June 17, 2022

 

Contact:         Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer 

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

(925) 957-8638

 

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Byron Highway at Byer Road Safety Improvements Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin construction on Byron Highway at Byer Road Safety Improvements Project

June 16, 2022, Byron, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Byron Highway at Byer Road Safety Improvem...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Update on Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

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Protect the Delta

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary (Delta) relies on California’s two biggest rivers, the Sacramento and San Joaquin, and is the largest estuary on the West Coast. East Contra Costa County covers a large area within the so...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Felony Charges Filed Against Richmond Woman for Assaulting El Cerrito Minors

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June 9, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer

925-957-8638

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

Felony Charges Filed Against Richmond Woman for Assaulting El Cerrito Minors

 

 

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Murder Conviction in Stabbing Death of Disabled Pacheco Man

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June 6, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, 925-957-8638

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

Murder Conviction in Stabbing Death of Disabled Pacheco Man

 

 

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Caring for Pets in Summer

Tips about how to best care for your pets during the Summer months.

Be prepared

  • Talk to your veterinarian about warm weather risks for pets (and travel safety if you plan to travel with a pet).    
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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Microbusiness and Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief $2,500 Grant

$2,500 grants available for microbusiness and nonprofit COVID-19 relief. Apply from May 17, 2022 through August 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 

This program will provide $2,500 grants to qualifying microbusinesses and nonprofits in the counties of Alameda, ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Summer Internships For College and High School Students

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Are you a college student or a senior in high school? Perhaps you're thinking about a career in law enforcement? A summer internship at the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office will offer you a unique experience in understanding the work of attorneys, ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

NEW: E-Check Validation for Online Payments

Beginning in April 2022, E-check payments will now be subject to bank account and routing number validation using a third-party service database, EarlyWarning. If your account information is rejected as invalid, you may contact your bank. Please note, you...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

All-Electric New Construction Ordinance for Residential, Hotel, Office or Retail Buildings Adopted

On January 18, 2022, the County Board of Supervisors adopted an All-Electric Ordinance (Ordinance 2022-02) requiring all new construction of residential, hotel, office, or retail buildings to be all-electric. 

Starting April 1, 2022, applications ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

PG&E to Upgrade Gas Main and Service Lines in Rodeo

March 25, 2022, Rodeo, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works Department issued a permit to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to allow them to replace more than 160 service lines and approximately 1.25 miles of gas main with upgraded pipeline...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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If you wish to conduct County business and/or attend Board of Supervisors meetings, please make sure to give yourself time to park and go through security. The majority of parking around the County Administration building is metered. View maps an...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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If you wish to conduct County business and/or attend Board of Supervisors meetings, please make sure to give yourself time to park and go through security. The majority of parking around the County Administration building is metered. View maps an...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2022

Contact: Simon O’Connell  925-957-2220

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Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

 

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers to Pay $2.5 Million for Environmental Violations

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March 11, 2022

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Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers to Pay $2.5 Million for Environmental Violations

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced today that the Contr...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Voter-Approved Measure X

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Measure X is a countywide 20-year, ½ cent sales tax approved by Contra Costa County voters on November 3, 2020. Collection of the tax began on April 1, 2021. The ballot measure language stated that the intent of Measure X is “to keep Contra Costa’s region...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Contra Costa County's Redistricting Process to Adopt New Supervisorial Districts

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Contra Costa County Completes Redistricting Process and Adopts New Supervisorial Districts

Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the boundaries for Supervisorial districts after the U.S. Census. 

At the November 23, 2021 Public He...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Become A CCAS Volunteer

Volunteering at CCAS is fun and easy. We have multiple opportunities available - From socializing pets in our shelter to helping to facilitate adoptions, our volunteer division has a place for you. 

To learn more about how you can become a volunte...

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Animal Services News and Events
Posted on: January 5, 2022

EBMUD Pipeline Replacement Work in Rodeo

EBMUD Road Closure for Rodeo Avenue Cluster Pipeline Replacement Project in Rodeo

January 5, 2022, Rodeo, CA – Contra Costa County will be issuing a Road Closure permit to East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to fully close a portion of First Street...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: December 28, 2021

County Workforce Development Board Resources for Employees

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Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County, a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, has resources available for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including career skills training, unemployment information and free Rapid Re...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

COVID-19 Call Centers for Employers and Small Businesses

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The Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Contra Costa County has worked with partners to develop resources to help employers and small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workforce Development Board and Contra Costa County Board of Super...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

PG&E To Upgrade Gas Main & Service Lines in Bay Point

PG&E to Upgrade Gas Main and Service Lines in Bay Point

December 27, 2021, Bay Point, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works Department has issued a permit to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to allow them to replace gas mains and service...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Contra Costa County Will Hold Fourth Public Hearing for Redistricting Process

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Contra Costa County Will Hold Fourth Redistricting Public Hearing

Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the boundaries for Supervisorial districts after the U.S. Census. 

 The Board of Supervisors will hold its fourth Pub...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Contra Costa County Held Community Redistricting Workshops

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Contra Costa County Held Community Redistricting Workshops

Contra Costa County held six Community Redistricting Workshops between October 23 and October 28, 2021.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

 

June 2, 2021, Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project start...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Renter and Landlord Resources

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See Contra Costa County Tenant and Landlord Resources (PDF) and scroll down for more resources. Vea Recursos para Inquilinos y Propietarios del condado de Contra Costa (PDF), incluyendo desalojos, asistencia  de alquiler y mediación. Or click on ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Prosecutor Academy

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First year law students are encouraged to spend one week learning from some of the top trial attorneys in the state at Prosecutor Academy. How do prosecutors decide what cases to file? How does a case proceed from arrest to jury trial? This one-week inten...

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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: April 5, 2019

About the Board

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Contra Costa is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected to represent residents of our County.

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