District l Supervisor John M. Gioia

What's New?

Learn ways to help the victims of the recent massive earthquake in Nepal, which is also a reminder of the importance of disaster preparedness. 
Click here for details.  

Powerful films coming to West County. Learn more here about screenings of Romeo is Bleeding, about a Richmond youth poet's contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, and The Beautiful Country, about a Vietnamese immigrant's journey to the U.S. to find his father, a former G.I.

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo is closing on April 21. Read Supervisor Gioia's eblast for more.

For people needing health care in West County:
Earth Day is April 22, with a week of work & play opportunities in West County. Details here.

Reflect on the Vietnam War at a series of innovative events at Contra Costa libraries in West County, and Contra Costa College.
Learn more here.

Mark your calendar: Friday, April 24 is the RYSE youth center's annual Be a Kid fundraiser.
Dancing, music, art projects, and great food and drink. Details here.

Contra Costa County is embarking on a collaborative multiagency effort to plan for rising tides linked to climate change.
To learn more, check the Contra Costa Adapting to Rising Tides website. 

Weekly compost and recycling pick-up is now available for many West County communities under contract updates with Richmond Sanitary Services (RSS).
Learn more.

Volunteers needed for West County's popular Cinco de Mayo Parade.
Get the details here.

Visit my YouTube and Flickr (2013) (2012) (2011) pages for updated District One pictures and news stories.

Welcome From John

Welcome to our District 1 website. I hope you find this site helpful for learning about our community, the projects we're working on, how we can serve you, and where to find resources in Contra Costa County. Click here for my most recent bio. 

Representing our proud and diverse community is a great privilege for me. I'm committed to make county government more effective and creative while maintaining critical services and protecting our role as the safety net for our most vulnerable residents. I've worked hard, alongside others, to fight for access to quality health care, environmental justice and better air quality, providing youth with supportive services and opportunities, and reducing poverty and violence. I always want to hear your ideas.

I grew up in West County and have been honored to serve on the Board of Supervisors since 1999.

District One includes the cities of Richmond, San Pablo, El Cerrito, part of Pinole, and the unincorporated communities of East Richmond Heights, El Sobrante, Kensington, Montalvin Manor, Tara Hills, North Richmond, and Rollingwood. (District Map and County's GIS mapping tool.)