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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Walnut Creek Assisted Living Facility Worker Charged in Death of Resident

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January 27, 2023

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer,   925-957-8638

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Publication: 2023 Public Internet Auction February 22, 2023

The tax-defaulted properties listed in the publication link have been approved for sale by the Board of Supervisors. The sale will be conducted on line at www.GovEase.com. Due diligence research is incumbent on the bidder.

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Man Convicted of Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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January 23, 2023

 

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Man Convicted of Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Guilty Verdict in Retrial of Pittsburg Man’s Shooting Death of Wife

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January 20, 2023

 

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Road Closures in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County Public Works Road Closure Information

(Updated) January 26, 2023, 4:22 p.m., Contra Costa County, CA - Contra Costa County Public Works continues to respond to emergency calls due to mudslides, sinkholes and other issues related to the ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Storm Response 2023 Disaster Recovery FAQs

Storm Response 2023 Disaster Recovery FAQs

Here are January storm recovery resources, including FAQs and emergency contacts for County residents. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Tips to Stay Safe in Cold Weather

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Stay safe as chilly temperatures are in the forecast for Contra Costa County. 

Take steps now to protect people, pets, plants, and pipes from the cold:

• People: Wear layers, limit time outdoors, and check heaters in advance. 

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

2021 In-Custody Death of Arturo Gomez Calel in Antioch Subject of DA Report

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January 13, 2023

 

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Habitat Conservancy Public Advisory Committee members needed

The Conservancy is seeking four (4) individuals or organization representatives to serve on the Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to provide input on the implementation of the Plan to the Conservancy's Governing Board. The PAC is composed of member...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Board of Supervisors Installs New Leadership with Supervisor John Gioia as Chair

Board of Supervisors Installs New Leadership

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors held a swearing-in ceremony for Supervisor John Gioia as Board Chair and Supervisor Federal Glover as Vice Chair at its January 10, 2023, Board meeting.

At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Superio...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Antioch Woman Faces Murder Charge in Shooting Death

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January 5, 2023

 

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Jordan Douglas Krah Charged With Hate Crime

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December 29, 2022

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer, 925-957-8638, ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

Jordan Douglas Krah Charged With Hate Crime 

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

Storm Safety Tips

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Rain is here. Take steps to be prepared and stay safe.

If you live in unincorporated Contra Costa County and are concerned about flooding, you can visit one of the sandbag stations throughout the County. Please note that you'll n...

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

New Year Resolution: License Your Pet!

Purchasing a license tag and attaching it to your pet's collar is one of the most important things you can do as a responsible pet owner. Displaying a current Contra Costa County license tag on your pet's collar makes it easy for animal control officers a...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Seeking Nominations for Contra Costa County Youth Hall of Fame

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Please join us on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, for the 29th Annual César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration.

Each year during the ceremony, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors honors a group of students as part of the Youth Hall of Fame Awards. Please...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Premiere of Episode 2 of "Inside Public Works" show on CCTV

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Watch the second episode of "Inside Public Works," a regular series produced by Contra Costa County Public Works (CCPWD) and Contra Costa Television (CCTV) to learn about the Stay Out/Stay Alive Creek and Channel Safety Program,&nbs...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Update on Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

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The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary (Delta) relies on California’s two most significant rivers, the Sacramento and San Joaquin, and is the largest estuary on the West Coast. East Contra Costa County covers a large area with...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Updated California Building Code to be Implemented January 1, 2023

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The 2022 California Building Code (CBC) is updated every three years. The 2022 California Building Code is effective starting on January 1, 2023. Projects submitted after January 1, 2023 should conform to the new building c...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

D.A. Becton’s Statement on the Charging Decision of Ronald Benjamin Jackson, III

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December 1, 2022

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer, 925-957-8638, ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org

D.A. Becton’s Statement on the Charging Decision of Ronald Benjamin Jackson, III

 

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Contra Costa County Shines Light of Hope and Support for Veterans

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This coming Veterans Day, hundreds of counties are demonstrating appreciation and support for America’s veterans in a new way. County government buildings across the country, including our county building at 10 Douglas in Martinez, home to Contra Costa Co...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Contra Costa County Becomes 1st to Achieve TRUE Pre-Certification

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On November 2, 2022, Contra Costa County was recognized as a leader in sustainability and innovation at the Greenbuild International Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contra Costa County’s former Administration Building (651 Pin...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Contra Costa County Becomes 1st to Achieve TRUE Pre-Certification

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On November 2, 2022, Contra Costa County was recognized as a leader in sustainability and innovation at the Greenbuild International Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contra Costa County’s former Administration Building (651 Pine Street) ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

County Administration Building Shines Light on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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The County Administration Building was lit up in teal, green and pink lights on Thursday, October 13th, 2022, to shine a light on awareness and funding for metastatic breast cancer research. 

Every year, more than 685,000 people worldwide die from...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

County Administration Building Shines Light on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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The County Administration Building was lit up in teal, green and pink lights on Thursday, October 13th, 2022 to shine a light on awareness and funding for metastatic breast cancer research. Every year, more than 685,000 people worldwide die from metastati...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Opens 58-Year-Old Time Capsule

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A time capsule that was buried under the prior Contra Costa County Administration Building since 1964 was opened at the October 4, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors also displayed items for a new time capsule that will be opened in 2072....

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Opens 58-Year-Old Time Capsule

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A time capsule that was buried under the prior Contra Costa County Administration Building since 1964 was opened at the October 4, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors also displayed items for a new time capsule that will be opened in 2072....

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

FY2022-2023 Property Tax Postponement Applications Deadline Feb 10, 2023

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

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In partnership with the San Francisco Chronicle Season of Sharing (SOS) Program, the Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services (EHSD) Volunteer & Emergency Services provides emergency relief for eligible families and individuals adversely im...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Summer Internships For College and High School Students

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Are you a college student or a senior in high school? Perhaps you're thinking about a career in law enforcement? A summer internship at the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office will offer you a unique experience in understanding the work of attorneys, ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Watch the Board of Supervisors meeting online or on Thursday at 6 pm on Contra Costa Television Channels (CCTV): Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse 99, and Astound 32 and 1027. 

Meetings also can be viewed online the same week they are held, usually wi...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

NEW: E-Check Validation for Online Payments

Beginning in April 2022, E-check payments will now be subject to bank account and routing number validation using a third-party service database, EarlyWarning. If your account information is rejected as invalid, you may contact your bank. Please note, you...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

All-Electric New Construction Ordinance for Residential, Hotel, Office or Retail Buildings Adopted

On January 18, 2022, the County Board of Supervisors adopted an All-Electric Ordinance (Ordinance 2022-02) requiring all new construction of residential, hotel, office, or retail buildings to be all-electric. 

Starting April 1, 2022, applications ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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If you wish to conduct County business and/or attend Board of Supervisors meetings, please make sure to give yourself time to park and go through security. The majority of parking around the County Administration building is metered. View maps an...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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If you wish to conduct County business and/or attend Board of Supervisors meetings, please make sure to give yourself time to park and go through security. The majority of parking around the County Administration building is metered. View maps an...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2022

Contact: Simon O’Connell  925-957-2220

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Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

 

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorn...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers to Pay $2.5 Million for Environmental Violations

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March 11, 2022

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Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers to Pay $2.5 Million for Environmental Violations

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced today that the Contr...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Voter-Approved Measure X

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Measure X is a countywide 20-year, ½ cent sales tax approved by Contra Costa County voters on November 3, 2020. Collection of the tax began on April 1, 2021. The ballot measure language stated that the intent of Measure X is “to keep Contra Costa’s region...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Contra Costa County's Redistricting Process to Adopt New Supervisorial Districts

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Contra Costa County Completes Redistricting Process and Adopts New Supervisorial Districts

Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the boundaries for Supervisorial districts after the U.S. Census. 

At the November 23, 2021 Public He...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Become A CCAS Volunteer

Volunteering at CCAS is fun and easy. We have multiple opportunities available - From socializing pets in our shelter to helping to facilitate adoptions, our volunteer division has a place for you. 

To learn more about how you can become a volunte...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

County Workforce Development Board Resources for Employees

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Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County, a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, has resources available for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including career skills training, unemployment information and free Rapid Re...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

 

June 2, 2021, Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project start...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Renter and Landlord Resources

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See Contra Costa County Tenant and Landlord Resources (PDF) and scroll down for more resources. Vea Recursos para Inquilinos y Propietarios del condado de Contra Costa (PDF), incluyendo desalojos, asistencia  de alquiler y mediación. Or click on ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Have a question about property taxes in Contra Costa County?  You are not alone.  Hopefully, we have the answers you are looking for. Here are some categories to search:

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Important Tax Dates

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The following schedule is intended to serve as a general guide to property owners in Contra Costa County, California. Please note that the list below includes only the more significant dates and does not include all items or activities in the regular, pro...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

About the Board

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Contra Costa is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected to represent residents of our County.

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