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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Contra Costa County Airports Lowers County Aircraft Storage Rates

Contra Costa County Airports, Buchanan Field and Byron ("Airports"), has lowered County hangar and tiedown rates that will be in effect on January 1, 2019. Come to the Airports and take advantage of the creative incentive programs for a...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Seeking Volunteers for Census 2020 Committee

The Board of Supervisors created the Census 2020 Complete Count Steering Committee to increase awareness and motivate residents to respond to the 2020 Census. The County is seeking volunteers for the Complete Count Steering Committee who will serve as loc...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

State RFP for Regional Administrative Community-Based Organizations to conduct outreach

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Request for Proposals: Regional Administrative Community-Based Organizations

The California Complete Count Office seeks experienced and qualified Administrative Community-Based Organizations (ACBO) to conduct Census 2020 outreach at the regional level.

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Consumer Scam Alert: Fake Social Security Administration Callers Targeting Individuals

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December 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Consumer Scam Alert: Fake Social Security Administration Callers Targeting Individuals 

Martinez, Calif. – Today, the Contra ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

News Release: Restaurant Owner Guilty for Failing to Provide Workers' Compensation Insurance

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December 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Concord Restaurant Owner Found Guilty for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance 

Martinez, Calif. – On December...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

News Release: Contra Costa Launches Human Trafficking Task Force with $1.2 Million Federal Grant

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Contacts:

Alan Wang, 925-608-4901, Employment & Human Services Department

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Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, District Attorney’s Office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Contra Costa County Launches Human Traffic...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

News Release: Oakley Man in Texas Extradited Back to Contra Costa; Facing Additional Charges

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December 12, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Oakley Man in Texas Extradited Back to Contra Costa County; Additional Felony Charges Filed for Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

News Release: Chevron to Pay $100,000 for Failing to Comply with Gift Card Redemption Laws

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December 7, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Chevron to Pay $100,000 in Civil Penalties for Failing to Comply with State’s Gift Card Redemption Laws 

Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa Coun...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

News Release: Serial Arsonist Convicted by Contra Costa County Jury

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December 6, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Serial Arsonist Convicted by Contra Costa County Jury

Martinez, Calif. – On December 4, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Jame...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

News Release: Pharmacist Charged with Robbing Local Pharmacy in Danville

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November 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Pharmacist Charged with Robbing Local Pharmacy in Danville 

Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charg...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

News Release: Man Charged with Making Criminal Threats, Stalking and Threatening a School Official

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November 28, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Oakley Man Charged with Making Criminal Threats, Stalking and Threatening a School Official 

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty for Dog Attack in Contra Loma Regional Park

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November 1, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty for Dog Attack in Contra Loma Regional Park

Martinez, Calif. – On October 31, a Contra Costa County jury foun...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

News Release: DA Becton Announces New Reporting Policy for Law Enforcement Involved Fatal Incidents

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October 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Becton Announces New Reporting Policy for Law Enforcement Involved Fatal Incidents

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becto...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

News Release: Man Charged with Child Molestation & Selling Child Pornography

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October 26, 2018

Contact:

Scott Alonso

925-957-8638

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Martinez Resident Charged with Child Molestation and Production, Distribution and Selling Child Pornography 

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

News Release: District Attorney’s Office Hosts Family Violence Community Forum & Resource Fair

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October 18, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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District Attorney’s Office Hosts Family Violence Community Forum & Resource Fair in Antioch

Martinez, Calif. – On October 25, the Co...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter

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October 3, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter

2017 Crash Occurred on Highway 4 in Pittsburg

Martinez, Calif. – On October 2, a Contra Costa ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

News Release: Former Teacher Plead Guilty to Child Molestation

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September 27, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Former Walnut Creek Middle School Teacher Plead Guilty to Child Molestation and Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Media Advisory: Press Conference, NorCal Rapist

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September 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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MEDIA ADVISORY-- PRESS CONFERENCE

WHAT: Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton will join Sacramento County District Attor...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Press Release: Defendant Found Guilty for 1983 Cold Case Murder

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September 20, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Found Guilty for 1983 Cold Case Murder 

Martinez, Calif. – On September 20, a Contra Costa County jury f...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Press Release: Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

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September 20, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Contra Costa Justice Partners & Richmond Selected for Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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September 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Justice Partners & City of Richmond Selected for Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Consumer Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Offering Costco Travel Credit & Travel Benefits

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September 10, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Consumer Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Offering Costco Travel Credit & Travel Benefits

Martinez, Calif. – Today, the C...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Kidnapping & Attempted Rape; Cold Case DNA Match Helps Solve Case

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August 27, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

San Pablo Resident Found Guilty of Kidnapping & Attempted Rape; Cold Case DNA Match Helps Solve Case

Martinez, Calif. – Daniel Betancourt Jr. of San Pablo, California was ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Press Release: Joseph DeAngelo Charged with 4 Felonies from Alleged Attacks in Contra Costa County

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August 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Joseph DeAngelo Charged with 4 Felonies from Alleged Attacks in Contra Costa County

All GSK Cases to be Prosecuted in Sacramento County 

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Press Release: Man Charged with Enticement of a Minor, Arranging to Meet a Minor For Sex

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8/6/2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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El Cerrito Resident Charged with Enticement of a Minor, Arranging to Meet a Minor For Sex and Attempted Lewd Acts with a Child

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Press Release: DA Becton Announces Community Academy to Start in September

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August 2, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Becton Announces Community Academy to Start in September 

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana Becton announ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Press Release: Cooks Collision, Inc. Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit

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July 30, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Cooks Collision, Inc. Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit Brought by California District Attorney’s Related to Hazardous Auto Body ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Press Release: Restaurants Cited for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance

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July 24, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Restaurants Cited for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Martinez, Calif. – A joint enforcem...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Press Release: Defendant Found Guilty for Torturing and Violently Sexually Assaulting Victim

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June 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Found Guilty for Torturing and Violently Sexually Assaulting Victim

Martinez, Calif. – On June 28, a Contra Costa County jury found defen...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Press Release: Jury Convicts Defendant for Felony Stalking of Family Members

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June 22, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Jury Convicts Defendant for Felony Stalking of Family Members

Martinez, Calif. – On June 20, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant T...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Press Release: DA’s Office Partners with ASK and Brady Center for Gun Safety Campaign

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June 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA’s Office Partners with ASK and Brady Center for Gun Safety Campaign 

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Board of Supervisors Elects New Leadership

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors chose Supervisor John Gioia as Board Chair and Supervisor Candace Andersen as Vice Chair at its January 15th, 2019 Board meeting.

District 1 Supervisor John Gioia who has served Contra Costa County since he was ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

CalFresh Recipients to Receive Benefits Sooner Due to Federal Shutdown

All current recipients and eligible applicants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known in California as CalFresh, will receive monthly benefits for February more than two weeks early, due to the prolonged federal government shutdown...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Valentine's Day Weddings -- a New Location Option for Couples

The historic John Muir House in Martinez is now available as a venue for Valentine's Day weddings. The Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder's Office is taking reservations now for marriages at this beautiful site.  

Appointment times are from 8:30 a...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Seeking Volunteers for Census 2020 Committee

The Board of Supervisors is seeking volunteers for the Census 2020 Complete Count Steering Committee who will serve as local "census ambassadors" to ensure a complete and accurate count of the community in the 2020 Census.

Application forms can b...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

41st Annual MLK Celebration January 22, 2019

In 2019, fifty one years will have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We hope you will save the date of Tuesday, January 22, and join Contra Costa County to pay tribute to Dr. King's life and legacy.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Mental Health Services Act Forum

Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services invites anyone interested in discussing local public mental health services in relation to serving immigrant communities to participate in a public forum on Wednesday, January 16, in Richmond. 

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

County Library Clears All Outstanding Fines

As part of the Contra Costa County Library’s continued efforts to improve access, balances on all library accounts have been cleared. This move goes hand-in-hand with the elimination of fines announced last month. As of January 1, 2019, all libr...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Make a Difference in Your Community

Make a difference through public service. Apply for a wide variety of positions on County appointed bodies, committees, and commissions, including the Aviation Advisory Committee.

See news release about this opportunity.

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Contra Costa Seeks Volunteers for Homeless Count

Contra Costa Health Services’ Division of Health, Housing and Homeless Services (H3) seeks volunteers for the county’s annual point-in-time count of residents who are experiencing homelessness. Spanish speakers are especially encouraged to volunteer.

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Our County Administrator Wins Top CAO Award

Our Contra Costa County Administrator, David J. Twa, won statewide recognition with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the California Association of County Executives (CACE). The prestigious award was presented at the General Assembly of the Califo...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Jersey Island Bridge Traffic Controls

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Install Traffic Controls

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August 24, 2018, Oakley, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will be installing one-way traffic controls on the Jersey Is...

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