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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: November 19, 2018

Marina Vista Street Closure

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Close a Section of Marina Vista Street in

Martinez Due to Construction of the New Administrative Building 

November 19, 2018, Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will cl...

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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

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Scott Alonso

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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

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

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: December 11, 2018

County Library is Saying Goodbye to Fines

Beginning January 1, 2019, the Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted today, Tuesday, December 11 in favor of the proposal to eliminate daily fines on overdue b...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Make Kids Smile-Shop with the Sheriff

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is hosting the 5th annual Shop with the Sheriff. This holiday season 25 deserving elementary school aged children from West Contra Costa County will receive Christmas gifts and be able to buy presents for thei...

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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: December 3, 2018

Property Taxes Delinquent Date is Dec 10

Monday, December 10, 2018 is the DELINQUENT DATE for paying Secured Property Taxes. Your property tax payments will be LATE after December 10th.

Contra Costa County Tax Collector’s Office may experience a high volume of calls through December 10th. If you ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Home for the Holidays Free Animal Adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering free adoptions of all available animals beginning Wednesday, December 5th, through Saturday, December 15th as part of their Home for the Holidays adoption promotion. Interested adopters can take advantage of...

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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: October 10, 2018

Proposed Federal Rule Poses Serious Implications for Immigrants Using Benefit Programs

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD), Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS), and Contra Costa Housing Authority continue to provide federally-funded benefit programs and services to community members despite a Dep...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Need Transportation to the Museum?

The Contra Costa County Library is once again offering free BART tickets for use with Discover & Go reservations from October through December. County residents who are 18 or older can submit a request for BART tickets. "The Bay Area is full of a...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

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: December 11, 2018

Marsh Creek Road Bridge Replacement Update

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Close Marsh Creek Road 

Intermittently During Paving Operation 

December 11, 2018, Clayton, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will intermittently close Marsh Creek Road...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Marina Vista Street Closure

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Contra Costa County Public Works to Close a Section of Marina Vista Street in

Martinez Due to Construction of the New Administrative Building 

November 19, 2018, Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will cl...

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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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