Posted on: March 15, 2017

New Airports Video: Learning to Fly - Getting a Pilot's License Made Easy

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Contra Costa County Airports is pleased to present the second informational video in a series about the benefits and services of Buchanan Field and Byron Airport. Learning to Fly details the process of obtaining your pilot's license and why Contr...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Listen to the LWC Restoration Project in the Flood Control 2.0 Podcast Series

The Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project was selected as a demonstration project for the Flood Control 2.0 Podcast series. The Flood Control 2.0 program is timely project to develop a set of innovative approaches for bringing environmental benefits and ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

The District Awarded a Grant for the LWC Restoration Project

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors heard good news from the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, which announced the awarding of a $537,000 grant for planning funds to help with the District’s Lower Walnut Creek Restoration project. Th...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Candidate Names Available for Vacant District Attorney Position

Twelve people have submitted applications to serve as the Contra Costa County District Attorney.   The filing period ended on Friday, and the Board of Supervisors will make a selection from the qualified candidates.  Public input is enco...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Missed the July episode of Veterans' Voices? Catch the Replay

The July 17th episode of Veterans' Voices focused on caffeine and its impacts on vets, who often have greater side effects than many people from too much of the stimulant.   You can catch the show again on replay, and watch online.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

County Elections 2018 Photo Contest

The 2018 election cycle may seem like a long ways away, but in the County Elections office, work is already underway.  County residents are invited to play a role in the process -- your photography can be on display on the cover of the voter guid...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Emergency Preparedness Survey: Seeking Your Input

All residents of Contra Costa County are invited to join us in the update of the County’s "Local Hazard Mitigation Plan."  A hazard mitigation plan is the foundation of a community’s long term strategy to reduce losses from hazard event...

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Posted on: July 22, 2017

July 22: Temporary Access Road Questions

The County has received questions about loose rock on the temporary road.  We will continue to monitor the road and perform maintenance, as needed. The temporary road was constructed for low speed. Please keep speed to 15 miles per hour which wil...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

July 21: Temporary Access Road Reminder

Please keep your speed to 15 miles per hour on the temporary access road. Your neighbors on Leon Drive have allowed the use of their private road for this access so it’s important to keep speeds to the posted speed limit. The County will need to...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2017

July 20: Contra Costa Water District Pipeline Repairs on Marsh Creek Road

Contra Costa Water District’s contractor will begin making necessary repairs to fix a leaking water pipe near Marsh Creek Road as soon as Monday, July 24. Construction activities will take place between Russelmann Park Road and Morgan Territory ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

July 14: Morgan Territory Road Closure begins Monday, July 17 at 7:00am

The Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair project will begin on July 17. Morgan Territory Road will be fully closed to vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians beginning at 7:00 a.m. on July 17 and extending through mid-October. During the approximately 3-month lo...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

July 10: Temporary Traffic Signal Working Again

We appreciate your patience this morning as we addressed the traffic signal malfunction on Morgan Territory Road. The problem was due to vandalism. This has been reported to the Sheriff's Office. Please report any suspicious activity to the Sheriff's via ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

July 10: Temporary Traffic Signal

The County has been notified that the temporary traffic signal on Morgan Territory Road is not working properly. We have staff in route to repair the traffic signal and to provide traffic control through the slide area.  Thank you for your patien...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

July 6: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project/AT&T Work

Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project

The Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair project is scheduled to begin on July 17th. Morgan Territory Road will be fully closed to vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians at 7:00 a.m. on July 17th and the temporary acces...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

June 30: AT&T Relocation is Scheduled to Start on July 1

On Saturday, July 1st At&T will start work to relocate their overhead cables within the slide area to accommodate the County’s upcoming slide repair project. The work is expected to be completed next week. Morgan Territory Road will be open ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

June 29: Temporary Access Road Passes

The Morgan Territory Slide Repair project is scheduled to begin in July. We will notify you of the project start date. During construction Morgan Territory Road will be closed and the temporary access road will be open.

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: June 27, 2017

June 27: PG&E Relocation Work is Complete and Morgan Territory Road is Open

PG&E completed their relocation work and Morgan Territory Road is open. We will close the temporary access road at 3:00 p.m. today. There may be additional windows when Morgan Territory Road will need to be closed for utility work. During those limite...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2017

June 14: Culvert work to be rescheduled

County Public Works crews began repair work on the culvert on the south section of Morgan Territory Road today, but found that the ground is too saturated from winter rains to complete the repair work now. We’ll keep you informed when we are able to resch...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: June 8, 2017

June 8: Culvert work scheduled for June 14-16

Culvert work on Morgan Territory Road is scheduled for June 14 through June 16 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The work will occur approximately 8 miles south of the Morgan Territory Road temporary signal. Drivers can expect 30 minute delays and are encou...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

June 2: Construction of temporary access road to begin the week of June 5

Temporary Access Road

The County awarded a contract to Graniterock Company on May 11, 2017 to install a gravel road extending from near the end of the private Leon Drive to the Marsh Creek Detention Facility driveway.   The gravel road will serve ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

June 1: AT&T working in the slide area today

AT&T will be working in the slide area today between 12pm and 5pm to raise their cable. They will have flaggers through the area to direct drivers.

Morgan Territory Road Updates

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Traffic Detour on Balfour Road starts July 31

Eastbound traffic between Byron Highway and Bixler Road will be detoured via local streets. Westbound traffic will stay on Balfour Road.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Morgan Territory Road Closure

A section of Morgan Territory Road that was damaged during the winter storms will be closed through mid-October to repair the road.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Marsh Creek Road Work Scheduled For July 10-27

The work will occur Monday - Friday between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm where mudslides occurred during the winter storms. Drivers can expect 10-15 minute delays.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Canal Road/Alves Lane in Bay Point Temporary Road Closure

The closure will start on August 7 and is anticipated to be completed this December.

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Construction to begin on Byron Highway at Camino Diablo

Work will begin the week of July 10 to improve the intersection including installation of a traffic signal, sidewalk and curb ramps.

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Repairs to Begin to Alhambra Valley Road Washout

Repairs will start on June 12 and are anticipated to be completed by the end of September.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Balfour Road Widening Project

The project will include a wider roadway and shoulders and is anticipated to start in late June/early July.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Safety Project to Start on Alhambra Valley Road

The project on Alhambra Valley Road will start in June. The projects includes widening two curves and other improvements at Rancho La Boca Road and 400 feet west of Ferndale Road.

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Alamo Summer Concert Series

June 23 - Sun Kings (Beatles Tribute Band)

June 30 - Mike Amaral's California Beach Boys (Beach Boys Tribute Band)

July 7 - Houserockers (Rock, Rhythm & Blues Music)

July 14 - Cocktail Monkeys (Rock & Pop Music)

July 28 - Moonalice (American ...

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