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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Happy Valley Road Embankment Repair Project in Lafayette

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction of the Happy Valley Road Embankment Repair Project

 

(Updated) July 23, 2021, Lafayette, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Happy Valley Roa...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

UPDATE on Board of Supervisors Meeting

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To slow the spread of COVID-19, in lieu of a public gathering, the Board of Supervisors meeting will be accessible via television and live-streaming to all members of the public as permitted by the Governor’s Executive Order N08-21. Board meetin...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Street Upgrades in North Richmond

Contra Costa Public Works to Upgrade Streets in the unincorporated North Richmond area

 

July 21, 2021,  North Richmond, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will be applying asphalt rubber chip seal covered with slurry to vario...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

News Release: Contra Costa County DA’s Office Selected for Resentencing Pilot Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 20, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Contra Costa County DA’s Office Selected for Resentencing Pilot Program

 

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

TRUTH Act Virtual Community Forum on July 27

2021 Truth Act

Join us for the TRUTH Act Virtual Community Forum on July 27, 2021, starting at 9:00 AM. Hear from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office about civil immigration enforcement activities in 2020. Watch the Forum online or on Contra Costa Televis...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

News Release: Former Clerk-Recorder Joe Canciamilla Pled Guilty to 9 Counts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 13, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

 

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

All Permit Applications are now Submitted via ePermits Center

Please be advised as of Monday, July 12 all Building ad Grading Permits must be submitted via the ePermits Center website and we will no long accept permit applications via email.  Any permit application submitted by emailed and received by July ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

County Library Celebrate More Open Hours

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Contra Costa County Library is celebrating an increase in open hours at 17 community libraries beginning Thursday, July 1, 2021. Nine libraries have increased hours thanks to funding from city partners. The County has also increased the number of base hou...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

County Library Celebrate More Open Hours

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Contra Costa County Library is celebrating an increase in open hours at 17 community libraries beginning Thursday, July 1, 2021. Nine libraries have increased hours thanks to funding from city partners. The County has also increased the number of base hou...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Supervisors Extend Eviction Protection and Rent Freeze

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At a Board meeting on June 22, 2021, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Urgency Ordinance No. 2021-20 that continues a temporary eviction moratorium for certain residential tenants and a moratorium on certain residential rent ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

COVID-19 Information

County Health Services Doctor Gets Vaccinated

Beginning June 15, 2021, Contra Costa County is following the state's Reopening Guidance. All Californians age 12 and older are now eligible to get a safe, effective, and no-cost COVID-19 vaccine. People can get vaccinated through the County and State-run...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

CCAS Partnering with PetHub on New License Tags

CCAS/PetHub Partnership: Pet Identification for the 21st Century

CCAS is excited to announce that we are now partnering with PetHub to ensure lost pets in Contra Costa County find their way home as quickly as possible.

Beginning July 1, 2021, CCAS will begi...

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Animal Services News and Events
Posted on: June 22, 2021

News Release: Human Trafficking Task Force Announces Results of 2 Operations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 22, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Human Trafficking Task Force Announces Results of Two Operations Focused on Alleged Traffickers

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Posted on: June 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: June 15, 2021

News Release: Pittsburg Woman Found Guilty of Multiple Counts for 2019 Fatal Crash

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 15, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Pittsburg Woman Found Guilty of Multiple Counts for 2019 Fatal Crash

 

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Chip Seal Application to begin in North Richmond in July

Contra Costa County Public Works Will Apply a Chip Seal on Roads in the North Richmond, Clyde, Bay Point, Bethel Island and Jersey Island Areas

 

June 11, 2021, Contra Costa County, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will...

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Public Works News Flash
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) Operations Update

The Department of Conservation and Development has modified operations to protect public health. All department services continue to be available virtually either online or by phone. Building and planning permits continue to be an online-only application ...

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Conservation and Development
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Staying Prepared During Wildfire Season

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Fire officials urge prevention and caution during a high wildfire danger season across Contra Costa County. Con Fire and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have published a guide for County residents to help prepare themselves, their famil...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Countywide Curb Ramp Project to begin in North Richmond

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction on 2021 Countywide Curb Ramp Project

 

June 2, 2021, North Richmond, Alamo, Castle Hill, Clyde, and North Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the...

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Public Works News Flash
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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Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement project
Posted on: June 2, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office with 3 Counties Finalizes Settlement with MoviePass Affiliated Executives

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 2, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

News Release: Pittsburg Man Found Guilty for 2021 Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 2, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Pittsburg Man Found Guilty for 2021 Shooting

 

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Surface Treatment to begin in Rollingwood and El Sobrante

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction on the 

2021 Surface Treatment Project

 

June 2, 2021, Rollingwood and El Sobrante, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the 2021 Surface Treatment Project o...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

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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Animal Services News and Events
Posted on: May 10, 2021

COVID-19 Impact on Business And Commercial Property Values

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The Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office recognizes that COVID-19 restrictions may have severely impacted many businesses and commercial property owners and may have led to a reduction in property values. In order to provide assessment relief t...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

News Release: OIS Public Report Release -- WCPD Officers Shooting of Resident Deemed Legal

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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

District Attorney OIS Public Report: Walnut Creek Police Officers Shooting of Resident Deemed Legal 

 

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

News Release: First Resentencing Occurs under AB 2942 in Contra Costa County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—May 3, 2021

 

Contacts: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Brandon Banks, Public Defender’s Office

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Christina Svenson, For the People

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Community Advisory Board (CAB): Seeking Applicants!

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Contra Costa County Seeks Applicants for Community Advisory Board on Public Safety Realignment 

(Martinez, CA) - Contra Costa County is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on its 15-member Community Advisory Board (CAB) on Public Safe...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

News Release: DA's Office Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18-24

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 22, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office Files Multiple Felonies Against Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 21, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

DA’s Office Files Multiple Felonies Against Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Blue-Colored Fat Linked to Rodenticide Exposure in Hunter-Harvested Wildlife

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A flock of geese in the San Francisco Bay Area were likely exposed to an anticoagulant rodenticide, according to findings released in February from a postmortem examination by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Wildlife Heal...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

News Release: Concord Man Pleads Guilty for Trying to Chat with “14-Year-Old Boy”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 19, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Concord Man Pleads Guilty for Trying to Chat with “14-Year-Old Boy”

 

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

News Release: Clayton Resident Pleads Guilty to Online Child Exploitation Offense

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 15, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Clayton Resident Pleads Guilty to Online Child Exploitation Offense 

 

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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 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: 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 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 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

July 22, 2021- See Joint Release: Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Francisco Public Health Officials Urge Employers to Consider Requiring Employee Vaccination to Promote COVID-Safe Workplaces.

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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

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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 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 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 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.

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—February 10, 2021

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

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 4, 2021

 

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: 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 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 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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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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 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

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

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

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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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