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Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

County Health Services Doctor Gets Vaccinated

Get your safe, free, tested COVID-19 vaccine when it's your turn. Learn how to get vaccinated including links to the County, MyTurn.ca.gov, and health care providers and partners. See the state's vaccine website for eligibility informati...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Information

County Health Services Doctor Gets Vaccinated

Get your safe, free, tested COVID-19 vaccine when it's your turn. Learn how to get vaccinated including links to the County, MyTurn.ca.gov, and health care providers and partners. See the state's vaccine website for eligibility information.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Public Review of Draft FY 2021/22 CDBG, HOME, ESG, & HOPWA Action Plan

The FY 2021/22 Action Plan (DRAFT) is now available for review, an annual report that identifies and summarizes housing and community development priorities and the proposed funding for programs/projects to address the priorities. Comments are due by Mond...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

News Release: Private Security Guards Charged with Battery & Illegal Possession of Tear Gas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 9, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Private Security Guards Charged with Battery & Illegal Possession of Tear Gas

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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Get your safe, free, tested COVID-19 vaccine when it's your turn. Learn how to get vaccinated including links to the County, MyTurn.ca.gov, and health care providers and partners. See the state's vaccine website for eligibility information.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

News Release: Man Convicted for 2016 Domestic Violence Murder of Partner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 6, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Man Convicted for 2016 Domestic Violence Murder of Partner

 

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

News Release: Man Sentenced to 36 Years in State Prison for 2019 Rape Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 5, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Man Sentenced to 36 Years in State Prison for 2019 Rape Case

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Public Review of Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan

The East Contra Costa Groundwater Sustainability Working Group is preparing a Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan (Plan) and seeks input on Section 6 of the Plan. The East Contra Costa Groundwater Subbasin is a medium priority subbasin and requires prep...

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Link to Online Survey Conservation and Development
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Video Release for Three Creeks Parkway Project, Brentwood

Contra Costa County Flood Control District Completes First Phase of Three Creeks Parkway Restoration Project and Releases Video

 

April 1, 2021, Brentwood, CA-The Contra Costa County Flood Control District is proud to announce that the wid...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: March 26, 2021

News Release: DA Becton Issues Statement on CA Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Humphrey Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 26, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

District Attorney Becton Issues Statement on California Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Humphrey Case

 

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Construction on Bailey Road/State Route 4 Interchange

Contra Costa County Public Works to Begin Construction on the

Bailey Road/State Route 4 Interchange Pedestrian & Bicycle Improvement Project

 

March 24, 2021, Bay Point, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will begin constructio...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Proud Partner of the Bissell Pet Foundation

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CCAS is a proud partner of the Bissell Pet Foundation in finding forever homes for shelter pets.

To view animals available for adoption, please visit our website.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Contra Costa County Drought Declaration

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On March 5th, 2021, in accordance with 7 CFR 759.5(a), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack designated Contra Costa County as a primary natural disaster area due to the recent drought. This entitles eligible farm operators ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

EBMUD Road Closures in Walnut Creek

EBMUD Road Closure planned along San Miguel Drive and Shady Glen Road in Walnut Creek

 

March 22, 2021, Walnut Creek, CA – Contra Costa County has issued a Road Closure permit to East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to partially clo...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Grab & Go Library Service to Launch April 26, 2021

Grab and Go Library Service

Beginning Monday, April 26, Contra Costa County Library will reopen most community libraries to the public for Grab & Go service. The libraries will be open with limited occupancy and offer select services. Patrons will be asked to limit their time in...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

News Release: Man Sentenced to 19 Years to Life for 2017 Murder in Pittsburg

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 17, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Man Sentenced to 19 Years to Life for 2017 Murder in Pittsburg

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

COVID-19 Updates

April 13, 2021 - See Health Services Press Release: Oakland Coliseum Site Continues to Provide Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine.

April 13, 2021 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Health Services Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 V...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Community Webinar Town Hall hosted by Supervisor Glover & DA Becton – COVID-19 & The Black Community

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 16, 2021

Contacts: David Fraser, 925-608-4000

david.fraser@bos.cccounty.us

Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Community Webinar Town Hall hosted by Supervisor Glover & DA Becton – COVID...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

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Starting March 15, 2021, Contra Costa County tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 can apply for assistance from the COVID-19 Rent Relief program. Over $75 million is Contra Costa County’s allocation of federal Emergency Rental Assistance P...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Over $75 Million in Contra Costa COVID-19 Rent Relief for Contra Costa County Tenants and Landlords

Starting March 15, 2021, Contra Costa County tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 can apply for assistance from the COVID-19 Rent Relief program. Over $75 million is Contra Costa County’s allocation of federal Emergency Rental Assistance P...

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Conservation and Development
Posted on: March 11, 2021

News Release: Man Charged with 5 Counts, Including Attempted Kidnap of Potential BART Patron

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 11, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Pittsburg Man Charged with 5 Counts, Including Attempted Kidnap of Potential BART Patron

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Fence Work along the Iron Horse Trail in Danville

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Will Perform Fence Work along the Iron Horse Trail in Danville

 

March 10, 2021, Danville, CA – A contractor for the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will perform fence construc...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: March 4, 2021

News Release: Owner of Amazon’s Landscaping Company Charged with 2 Felonies for Death of Employee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 4, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Owner of Concord-Based Amazon’s Landscaping Company Charged with 2 Felonies for Death of Employee

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

Vaccines for Agricultural Sector Workers

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On February 28, 2021, Contra Costa Health Services updated its eligibility policy for the COVID-19 vaccine to extend vaccination eligibility to residents who work in the agricultural and food sector. More information on how to obtain a vaccine through Con...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

News Release: DA Becton Issues Statement on CA Supreme Court Decision to Uphold SB 1391

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—February 25, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

District Attorney Becton Issues Statement on California Supreme Court Decision to Uphold SB 1391

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

East Contra Costa Habitat Conservancy Opens Science and Research Grant Opportunities

The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy is looking to fund small science and research grants that will contribute to our understanding of special status species and how to better manage their habitat. There is a total of $30,000  in avai...

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Conservation and Development
Posted on: February 11, 2021

County Library Launches Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending Program

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The Library is offering Wi-Fi hotspots for checkout. The hotspot provides internet access to families and library patrons who do not have a connection at home. The lending program will allow students, parents, teachers, and families working and studying r...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Would You Like To Serve on the Measure X Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board was established on February 2, 2021 following passage of Measure X – a countywide sales tax measure providing general purpose revenue for County programs estimated to generate at least $81 million annually.

The Contra...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

News Release: Couple Charged with the Murder of their 5-Week Old Baby Son

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Couple Charged with the Murder of their 5-Week Old Baby Son

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Board of Supervisors Pass Ordinance to Cap Food Delivery Service Fees

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At a Board meeting on February 2, 2021, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an urgency ordinance to put a temporary cap on commissions and fees charged by third-party food delivery services to local restaurants. 

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

News Release: Contra Costa’s Human Trafficking Taskforce Participates in Statewide Operation

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Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Contra Costa’s Human Trafficking Taskforce Participates in 7th Annual Statewide Oper...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Supervisors Pass Ordinance to Extend Eviction Protection and Rent Freeze

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At a Board meeting on February 2, 2021, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Urgency Ordinance No. 2021-04 that continues a temporary eviction moratorium for certain residential tenants and a moratorium on certain residential re...

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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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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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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Public Works News Flash
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 28, 2020

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—December 28, 2020

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—December 21, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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 

 

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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: 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 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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

 

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Moratorium on Hemp Cultivation

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On November 17, 2020, the Board of Supervisors voted to enact Ordinance No. 2020-28, an urgency interim ordinance imposing a 45 day moratorium on industrial hemp cultivation. On December 15, 2020, the Board voted to enact Ordinance No. 2020-30, extending ...

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—November 5, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

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

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 27, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 27, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 8, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 5, 2020

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 29, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 24, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 21, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 15, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 14, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

$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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 14, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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 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. 

Application (PDF)Application Checklist (PDF)Parklet Guide (PDF...

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 10, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

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

Martinez, Calif. – Last mont...

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 4, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 28, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 13, 2020

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 7, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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

Martinez, Calif. – Today, the Contra...

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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

“Golden State Killer” t...

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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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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.

WHEN:                Monday, June 29, 2020...

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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.

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

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 17, 2020

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Murder of George Floyd

Martinez, Calif. – Today, ...

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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

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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: April 23, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

CCAS COVID-19 Shelter Services Update

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(Updated February 27, 2021)

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 Service...

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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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Residential Building

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Learn about the most frequently requested building permits.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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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