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Posted on: March 7, 2019

26th Annual Cesar Chavez Celebration

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will honor Cesar E. Chavez next Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 11 am to 1 pm at 651 Pine Street in Martinez.  The ceremony will also recognize five outstanding Contra Costa County teens. Todos Bienvenido...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Info Alert for Bird and Chicken Owners

A message from the State Veterinarian shares information about Virulent Newcastle Disease (vND), a contagious and fatal viral disease affecting birds and poultry. No cases have been found in birds or chickens in Contra Costa County and vND is not a food s...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Contra Costa Takes a Stand Against Opioid Abuse

Contra Costa Health Services and Dr. Chris Farnitano, the county's health officer, issued a health advisory Tuesday regarding the continuing epidemic of prescription opioid abuse. The Board of Supervisors also proclaimed March to be Prescription Drug Abus...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Serve on the Airport Land Use Commission

Contra Costa County is seeking individuals who are interested in serving on Contra Costa County’s Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC).

Applications should be submitted online or returned to the Clerk of the Board, Room 106, County Administration Building, 6...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Military Veterans Get Opportunity to Paint Self-Portraits

Each two-day workshop is at NO COST with all supplies provided. The workshops in March, April and May 2019 will be led by experienced artist Victoria Bianco and veteran Felisa Gaffney, and offer veterans an opportunity for art, self-expression and engagem...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

If you want to watch the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting, you can see it in its entirety starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday on CCTV. You can also view meetings online the same week they are held, usually within 48 hours.  To find ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Important Update About March CalFresh Benefits

CalFresh benefits that would normally be issued March 1st through March 10th were issued on Friday, March 1, 2019 for all active CalFresh households. Please be advised that no additional benefits will be issued for the month of March 2019.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

County Rated Top in Bay Area in 2019 Assessment Practices Survey

Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office was rated the best of seven Bay Area counties in the 2019 Assessment Practices Survey by the State Board of Equalization.

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

County Board Openings

Government works best when there is strong and diverse community participation. Apply for a wide variety of positions. 

To apply for Juvenile Justice Commission, please visit http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/2335/Juvenile-Justice-Commission. Follo...

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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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