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Posted on: February 12, 2016

County Offices Closed in Observance of Presidents Day Holiday

Most County offices will be closed on Monday, February 15, as the nation observes Presidents Day. As always, emergency services will be available around the clock. County offices will re-open on Tuesday morning.

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Watch Veterans' Voices Live Online and on CCTV Monday at 7:00 p.m.

Join us Monday night for a live broadcast of Veterans' Voices as you hear vets talk about moral injury, and the psychological trauma violating ones own beliefs can leave behind. You're invited to participate in the show as well by calling, live chatting,...Read on...

Find out more about "Veterans' Voices"
Posted on: February 1, 2016

Overflow Numbers of Shelter Animals Requires Temporary Ban on Surrendering Animals

Effective Wednesday, February 3rd, Contra Costa County Animals Services Department (CCCASD) will be temporarily ceasing the acceptance of owner surrendered animals at our shelters in Martinez and Pinole due to the volume of animals at both facilities. Cer...Read on...

Find out more at the Animal Services website.
Posted on: January 12, 2016

How Important Is Agriculture to our County Economy?

You might be surprised at the impact agriculture plays in boosting the economy in Contra Costa County. A new report outlines the tremendous contribution it makes in terms of dollars and local jobs. You can view the report online.Read on...

View the Report
Posted on: December 11, 2015

Interested in Participating in County Government?

Contra Costa County has many different advisory committees and commissions that offer you a way to serve your community. The opportunities are diverse, with topics including social services, transportation, agriculture, public safety and more.Read on...

View the most recent advisory body vacancy report
Posted on: December 11, 2015

Are You Eligible for Traffic Ticket Amnesty?

If you have an unpaid ticket that was due by January 1, 2013, or if your license is suspended and you are making payments on a ticket, you may qualify for amnesty under a special program available through the end of March. Find out more online.Read on...

Traffic Amnesty Webpage