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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Jerry Graham Convicted of Human Trafficking

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November 30, 2022

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Jerry Graham Convicted of Human Trafficking

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

We're Hiring!

Do you love animals? Are you seeking employment in a field that will allow you to apply your passion and skills to serve the community? CCAS is currently seeking applicants for the position of Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).    

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Winter Storm Preparation Work Along San Pablo Dam Road

Contra Costa County Public Works to Perform Work along San Pablo Dam Road 

(Updated) November 23, 2022, El Sobrante & Orinda, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works Department will be performing work along San Pablo Dam Road starting ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Public Comment Session for Delta Tunnel Project

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The Delta tunnel project, known as the "Delta Conveyance Project," is the latest version of a massive State water infrastructure project that would divert water around the Delta. The tunnel takes fresh water out of the Delta, bypassing the ecosy...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

DA Report: Use of Force Justified in Officer Involved Shooting of Patrick Watkins in 2021

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Unlicensed Contractor Charged with Multiple Felonies and Misdemeanors Related to Defrauding Scheme

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November 17, 2022

 

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Contra Costa County Shined a Light of Hope and Support for Veterans

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Hundreds of counties demonstrated appreciation and support for America’s veterans in a new way. County government buildings across the country, including our county building at 10 Douglas in Martinez, home to Contra Costa County Veterans Service...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

D.A. Report: Use of Force Deemed Reasonable in Officer Involved Shooting of Juan Carlos Barraza

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November 10, 2022

 

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Former Pittsburg Police Officer Charged with Illegal Assault Weapon Sales and Possession

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November 10, 2022

 

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Election Results

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The polls are closed, and ballot counting is underway for the November 8, 2022, General Election. You can get the latest results at the County Elections website or here. 

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Two Antioch Young Adults Face Multiple Felony Charges in Brentwood Robberies

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November 8, 2022

 

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Contra Costa County Shines Light of Hope and Support for Veterans

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This coming Veterans Day, hundreds of counties are demonstrating appreciation and support for America’s veterans in a new way. County government buildings across the country, including our county building at 10 Douglas in Martinez, home to Contra Costa Co...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Settlement Reached with Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for 2021 Diesel Release into the Bay

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November 4, 2022

 

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Contra Costa County Becomes 1st to Achieve TRUE Pre-Certification

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On November 2, 2022, Contra Costa County was recognized as a leader in sustainability and innovation at the Greenbuild International Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contra Costa County’s former Administration Building (651 Pin...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Contra Costa County Becomes 1st to Achieve TRUE Pre-Certification

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On November 2, 2022, Contra Costa County was recognized as a leader in sustainability and innovation at the Greenbuild International Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contra Costa County’s former Administration Building (651 Pine Street) ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Free Adoptions at CCAS Nov. 1-30

CCAS is offering free adoptions of all animals during the month of November to help reduce our shelter population and find loving homes for the pets in our care. Licensing fee may apply.

Interested adopters can take advantage of this free adoption promotio...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Funding for Affordable Housing and Community Development Block Grant Application Available

Affordable Housing Funds and Community Development Block Grant Funds are allocated annually through a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Applications are open starting October 20, 2022.

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

County Administration Building Shines Light on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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The County Administration Building was lit up in teal, green and pink lights on Thursday, October 13th, 2022, to shine a light on awareness and funding for metastatic breast cancer research. 

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

County Administration Building Shines Light on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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The County Administration Building was lit up in teal, green and pink lights on Thursday, October 13th, 2022 to shine a light on awareness and funding for metastatic breast cancer research. Every year, more than 685,000 people worldwide die from metastati...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Opens 58-Year-Old Time Capsule

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A time capsule that was buried under the prior Contra Costa County Administration Building since 1964 was opened at the October 4, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors also displayed items for a new time capsule that will be opened in 2072....

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Opens 58-Year-Old Time Capsule

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A time capsule that was buried under the prior Contra Costa County Administration Building since 1964 was opened at the October 4, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors also displayed items for a new time capsule that will be opened in 2072....

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund Grant Available

The Contra Costa County Fish and Wildlife Committee is pleased to announce that funding applications are being accepted for the Contra Costa County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund. 

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Health Updates

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New Omicron boosters are now available. Schedule an appointment at County-run locations at covidvaccine.cchealth.org or by calling us at 833-829-2626. Walk-ins are accepted without appointments. See the “Booster Doses” section of our Vacci...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Wildfire Preparedness & Safety

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

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Changes to DCD's Building and Planning Fees

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

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Our minimum building construction valuations adjusted upwards by 7%. These valuations are used to set our permit fees for various types of...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Summer Internships For College and High School Students

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

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

NEW California Property Tax Assistance

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Coming Soon: The California Mortgage Relief Program, which helps homeowners catch up on their housing payments, will?soon?launch a property tax assistance option. Visit?CaMortgageRelief.org?to see if you qualify for the?current program or?sign up...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

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 Channels (CCTV): Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse 99, and Astound 32 and 1027. 

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

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

NEW: E-Check Validation for Online Payments

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

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

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

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

Starting April 1, 2022, applications ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

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Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

 

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

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

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March 11, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Voter-Approved Measure X

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

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

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

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Contra Costa County Completes Redistricting Process and Adopts New Supervisorial Districts

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

At the November 23, 2021 Public He...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Become A CCAS Volunteer

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

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

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

County Workforce Development Board Resources for Employees

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

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

 

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

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Renter and Landlord Resources

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

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Posted on: 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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