News Flash

Posted on: February 8, 2024

The Rolling Reader

The Contra Costa County Library has 26 branches across the county, yet many residents still are not able to easily access a library. Some may live too far from a branch, don’t have access to reliable transportation, or have to work during librar...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Program Manager Profile for A3: Anyone. Anywhere. Anytime.

Photograph of A3 Program Manager Debbie Thomas

Martinez – Reflected in the faces of her clients, A3 Program Manager Debbie Thomas sees her younger brother. 

At 19 years old, he was a freshman in college when he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, a serious mental health condition that ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

A Crucial Connection – Measure X-funded Navigators Expanding Reach into Schools

During this past winter’s unusually rainy season, many hourly paid laborers were out of work and unable to provide for their families. EHSD Navigator Sandra Figueroa says she noticed this after several students at La Vonya De Jean Middle School ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Public Safety: Every Second Counts – The Reopening of Fire Station 74 in Pinole

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Pinole -- Every second counts in an emergency.

Less than a mile from Fire Station 74, a medical call in the City of Pinole recently came through 911 to the Contra Costa County Regional Fire Communications Center operated by Contra Costa County Fir...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Contra Costa County Launches Initiative for Helping People Experiencing Mental Health Crises

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People experiencing behavioral health crises and those trying to help them will soon have greater access to timely and appropriate care thanks to a new program currently launching in Contra Costa County. 

Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime (A3) is a behavi...

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