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Posted on: January 19, 2021

County Updates

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Visit the state's COVID-19 website to see latest Health Orders and updates.

January 15, 2021 - Watch Health Services media conference online for a COVID-19 vaccine distribution update.&a...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Important Message

Information about the recent error requesting collection for Juvenile Probation fees.

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office Participates in “Wear Blue” Day to Promote Human Trafficking Awareness

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

County Health Services Doctor Gets Vaccinated

Get vaccine information from Contra Costa Health Services. Continue to follow health orders and guidance to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Stay home whenever possible. Avoid gathering outside your household. Keep up simple actions like covering you...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

County Health Services Doctor Gets Vaccinated

Get vaccine information from Contra Costa Health Services. Continue to follow health orders and guidance to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Stay home whenever possible. Avoid gathering outside your household. Keep up simple actions like covering your face, ke...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

County Health Services Doctor Gets Vaccinated

Get vaccine information from Contra Costa Health Services. Please continue to follow California's Stay Home Order to help save lives and slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Stay home whenever possible. Avoid gathering outside your household. Ke...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Iron Horse Trail Construction Work-Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek

Construction Scheduled along the Iron Horse Trail in Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek.

 

January 8, 2021, Walnut Creek, CA– NBC Construction & Engineering will be improving landscaping along the Iron Horse Trail, between Treat Boul...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

News Release: DA Diana Becton Selected by Governor Newsom to Serve on CA Victim Compensation Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 6, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

DA Diana Becton Selected by Governor Gavin Newsom to Serve on California Victim Compensation Board 

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Avoid Scams and Report Price Gouging

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Reporting Price Gouging

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office wants to remind all residents that price gouging is illegal while our community is under a State of Emergency from the emergence of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.&nbs...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

DA OIS Report: Pittsburg Police Officers Lawfully Shot and Killed Man During Standoff

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DA OIS Report: Pittsburg Police Officers Lawfully Shot and Killed Man During Standoff

 

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

News Release: Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felonies, Including Carjacking and Attempted Murder

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 

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Pittsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felonies, Including July 2020 Carjacking and Attempted Murder

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

News Release: DA Diana Becton Issues New Policy Related to Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—December 15, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 mobile scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues New Policy Related to Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases&nb...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

News Release: Antioch Man Charged with Distribution & Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 14, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Antioch Resident Charged with Distribution and Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography 

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Urgency Ordinance Provides Eviction and Rent Freeze Protections

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At a Board meeting on November 17, 2020, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-29 to continue the temporary prohibition on evictions of certain small-business commercial tenants financially impacted by ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

News Release: Married Couple Found Guilty for 2019 Fatal Road Rage Murder in Antioch

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—November 24, 2020

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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Married Couple Found Guilty for 2019 Fatal Road Rage Murder in Antioch

 

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

News Release: Mother Charged with the Murder of Her 2-Year-Old Boy Due to Ingestion of Fentanyl

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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Brentwood Mother Charged with the Murder of her 2-Year-Old Baby Boy Due to Ingestion of Fentanyl

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Watch the Board of Supervisors meeting online or on Thursday at 6 pm on Contra Costa Television (CCTV): Comcast Cable Channel 27, ATT/U-Verse Channel 99, and WAVE Channel 32. 

Meetings also can be viewed online the same week they are held, usually...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

News Release: Bed Bath & Beyond to Pay $1.49 Million in Settlement of Environmental Violations

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., to Pay $1.49 Million in Settlement of Environmental Violations

 

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

News Release: Safeway Settles Consumer Protection Case for Price Gouging During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell

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Safeway Settles Consumer Protection Case for Price Gouging During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

News Release: Ross Farca Held to Answer on Hate Crime Targeting Jewish Community

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 22, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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Ross Farca Held to Answer on Hate Crime Targeting Jewish Community & Death Threat to Concord PD Detective

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Issues Statement Regarding Public Corruption Unit Investigation

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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DA’s Office Issues Statement Regarding Public Corruption Unit Investigation

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Begins Next Phase with Vera Institute of Justice

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

DA’s Office Begins Next Phase with Vera Institute of Justice

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

News Release: Jury Convicts Local Youth Soccer Coach For Trying to Meet Underage Minor for Sex

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September 29, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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Jury Convicts Local Youth Soccer Coach For Trying to Meet Underage Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On September 28, 2020, afte...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

News Release: Contra Costa County DA Becton Announces Misdemeanor Filing Considerations

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

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Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton Announces Misdemeanor Filing Considerations

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Short-Term Rental Permit Application are Now Being Accepted

Short-Term Rental Permit Application are Now Being Accepted

Short-term rentals are defined as a residential dwelling unit, or portion of a residential dwelling unit, that is rented, or offered for rent, for compensation or consideration, for a period of 30...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

News Release: Former Athenian School Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of Minor Jane Doe

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

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Former Athenian School Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of Minor Jane Doe

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

News Release: Three Homicide Cold Cases Filed Due To Operation by FBI Safe Streets Task Force

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

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Three Homicide Cold Cases Filed as a Result of Years-Long Operation by FBI Safe Streets Task Force

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

News Release: $1.43 Million Settlement Announced to Address Illegal Dumping of Hazardous Waste

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

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$1.43 Million Settlement Announced to Address Illegal Dumping of Hazardous Waste; Kelly-Moore...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

News Release: Owner of “Skorz” Bar Charged with 2 Counts Including Violation of Health Officer Order

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

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Owner of “Skorz” Bar in Pittsburg Charged with Two Counts Including Violation of Health Offi...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

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: September 11, 2020

County Passes Urgency Ordinance to Establish Fines for Health Order Violations

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On July 28, 2020, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors used its emergency powers under state law to pass Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-21 that establishes administrative fines for violations of public health orders pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Parklet Permit can Extend Restaurant Seating into Right of Way

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During COVID-19 opening, outdoor dining may be allowed before indoor dining. In order to extend restaurant seating into the right of way, Contra Costa County provides Parklet Permits. 

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

News Release: Two Defendants Convicted Of $2 Million Insurance and Tax Fraud Scheme

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 2, 2020 

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Two Defendants Convicted Of $2 Million Insurance and Tax Fraud Scheme

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

News Release: DeAngelo Sentenced to 11 Consecutive Life Terms Without Possibility of Parole

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Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. Sentenced to 11 Consecutive Life Terms Without the Possibility of Parole for 13 Murders, and an Additional Consecutive Life Term for 13 Kidnappings 

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Files First Criminal Labor Trafficking Case Involving Domestic Servitude

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA’s Office Files First Criminal Labor Trafficking Case Involving Domestic Servitude

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

News Release: DA Diana Becton Issues Statement on Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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 DA Diana Becton Issues Statement on Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall, Establishes Reimagine Youth Justice Task Force

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Report Deceased Animals Online (New)

Contra Costa Animal Services is now accepting deceased animal reports online. To learn about this new process, or to file a deceased animal report, please visit our Reporting Deceased Animals page.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

News Release: Suisun City Resident and Former Coach Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 14

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

News Release: Owner of Viking Pavers Pleads to 6 Felonies in Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Owner of Viking Pavers Pleads to Six Felonies in Workers’ Compensation and Payroll Tax Fraud Case

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

News Release: Man Charged with Multiple Offenses Including Unlawful Possession of a Revolver

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 16, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Martinez Man Charged with Multiple Offenses Including Unlawful Possession of a Revolver 

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

News Release: NorCal K9 Owner Sentenced to Two Years in State Prison for Animal Cruelty

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

NorCal K9 Owner Sentenced to Two Years in State Prison for Animal Cruelty

Martinez, Calif. – On July 10, the Honorable Patricia Scanlon sentenced th...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

News Release: Two Martinez Residents Charged with Hate Crime for Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

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Two Martinez Residents Charged with Hate Crime for Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

News Release: Joseph DeAngelo Jr. Pleads Guilty to 13 Murders, 13 Kidnappings & Uncharged Crimes

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 mobile, Scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. Pleads Guilty to 13 Murders, 13 Kidnappings and Dozens of Additional Uncharged Crimes

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

News Release: DA Becton Issues New Policy to Ban Carotid Holds by DA’s Investigative Unit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 26, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 mobile

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District Attorney Diana Becton Issues New Policy to Ban Carotid Holds by DA’s Investigative Unit 

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Advisory: June 29th Press Conference, People vs. Joseph James DeAngelo

ADVISORY for PRESS CONFERENCE:

A joint press conference will be held immediately after the court hearing for People vs. Joseph James DeAngelo.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

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 businesses owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

News Release: Former Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Faces 34 Felonies for Perjury & Grand Theft

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

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Former Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Faces 34 Felonies for Perjury & Grand Theft Related to His Political Ca...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Murder of George Floyd

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 2, 2020

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

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District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Murder of George Floyd

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

News Release: Law Enforcement Leaders Call on State Bar to Create New Ethics Rule

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

News Release: Clayton Resident Charged with Arranging to Meet a Minor for Sex

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May 22, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Clayton Resident Charged with Arranging to Meet a Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On Thursday May 21, 2020, th...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Contra Costa County to Begin Allowing Curbside Retail on May 19, 2020

See Press Release: Contra Costa County to Begin Allowing Curbside Retail on May 19, 2020. 

See Joint Statement (PDF) from Bay Area Health Officers Regarding Significant Progress on COVID-19 Indicators and Next Steps for Reopening. 

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

News Release: Judge Finds Credible Evidence Against Danville Karate Coach to Proceed to Trial

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 23, 2020 

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

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Judge Finds Credible Evidence Against Danville Karate Coach to Proceed to Trial

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

News Release: DA's Office Seeks Public's Assistance for Ongoing Investigation

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The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation, Human Trafficking Unit, is seeking the identity of the below pictured subject related to an ongoing Human Trafficking investigation. Anyone with information regarding th...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Underscores Any Price Gouging is Illegal During State of Emergency

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 17, 2020

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

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DA’s Office Underscores Any Price Gouging is Illegal During State of Emergency

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

CCAS COVID-19 Shelter Services Update

CCAS COVID-19 Shelter Services Update

(Updated December 5, 2020)

We are here to help! During COVID-19, our staff remain focused on the care and support of sick, injured or “at risk” animals. Contra Costa Animal Services is offering service...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

News Release: Newark Man Pleads Guilty for 2 Counts of Attempted Kidnapping for Rape

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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Newark Man Pleads Guilty for 2 Counts of Attempted Kidnapping for Rape

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

News Release: Richmond High School Physical Education Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years in State Prison

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 6, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Richmond High School Physical Education Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years in State Prison

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

News Release: Owner of NorCal K9 Found Guilty for 4 Felonies of Animal Cruelty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Owner of NorCal K9 Found Guilty for 4 Felonies of Animal Cruelty 

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

News Release: Redwood City Man Found Guilty of Stalking & Vandalism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Redwood City Man Found Guilty of Stalking & Vandalism 

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Arrests and Charges Antioch Woman for Workers’ Compensation Fraud

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

DA’s Office Arrests and Charges Antioch Woman for Workers’ Compensation Fraud Following ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

News Release: Walnut Creek Man Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Meet Minor Online For Sex Acts

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Walnut Creek Resident Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Meet  Minor Online For Sex Acts

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

News Release: Two Men Charged with Burglary of Walnut Creek Macy’s; Over $65,000 Jewelry Taken

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2020

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

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Two Men Charged with Burglary of Walnut Creek Macy’s; Over $65,000 Jewelry Taken

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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: June 26, 2019

COVID-19 Planning for Your Pets

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is asking residents to plan now for the eventuality of becoming hospitalized and establishing ongoing care for their pets with a friend, neighbor, or relative. Preparing involves:

  • Having a written plan that designates in...
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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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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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Community Outreach

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The District 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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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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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