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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Tara Hills Full Trash Capture Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction on the Tara Hills Full Trash Capture Project

October 3, 2022, Tara Hills, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Tara Hills Full Trash Capture Project on&nbs...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Empty the Shelter Free Adoption Event at CCAS Oct. 1-8

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From October 1-8, the Bissell Foundation will be sponsoring free adoptions at CCAS as part of their October Empty the Shelter Event. There's no better time to adopt a pet than now, and CCAS and the Bissell Foundation have teamed up to make it eas...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

UPDATE on Board of Supervisors Meeting

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The Board meeting will be accessible in-person, via television, and via live-streaming to all members of the public.  Board meetings are televised live on Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse Channel 99, and WAVE Channel 32, and can be seen live online ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Tree Removal on Delta Road in Knightsen

Contra Costa County Public Works will Perform Tree Removal Work on Delta Road

September 29, 2022, Knightsen, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will be removing a eucalyptus tree at the intersection of Delta Road and Bartels Dri...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

DA Files Multiple Felony Firearm Assault Charges In Pleasant Hill Shooting

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September 26, 2022

 

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Board of Parole Hearing Denies Early Release of Killer in Sikh Temple Shooting

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September 23, 2022

 

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

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

We're Hiring!

Do you love animals? Are you seeking employment in a field that will allow you to apply your passion and skills to serve the community? CCAS is currently seeking applicants for the position of Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Animal Services Cle...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Attorney General Bonta, DA Diana Becton, and 4 Other DAs Announce Settlement With Safeway

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Attorney General Bonta and Five District Attorneys Announce $8 Million Settlement with Safeway for Environmental Violations at 71 Gas Stations Across California

 

Attorney General Bonta is joined by the district attorneys...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Danville Middle School Teacher Charged With Lewd Acts On Minors

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September 16, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, 925-957-8638

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Danville Middle School Teacher Charged With Lewd Acts On Minors

 

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Erik Triana Guilty of Threatening Senator Scott Wiener and Illegal Gun Possession

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September 15, 2022

 

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

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

County Seeks Nominations for Humanitarians of the Year for 45th Annual MLK Ceremony

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Contra Costa County will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremony on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. In the spirit of Dr. King’s work, this year’s theme is &ld...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Health Updates

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COVID-19 UPDATES

New Omicron boosters are now available. Schedule an appointment at County-run locations at covidvaccine.cchealth.org or by calling us at 833-829-2626. Walk-ins are accepted without appointments. See the “Booster Doses” section of our Vacci...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Heat Safety Tips

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Stay hydrated and follow tips to stay cool and safe during hot weather. Check on infants, children, the elderly, and pets.

TIPS TO PREVENT heat-related symptoms:

  • Drink water. Sip all day; do not wait until you are thirsty.
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Posted on: September 2, 2022

DA Report: No Evidence of Criminal Offense in Death of Angelo Quinto

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September 2, 2022

 

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Contra Costa Aviation Advisory Committee Opening

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September 1, 2022 – Contra Costa County (County) is accepting applications for the upcoming Member At-Large 2 seat on the Aviation Advisory Committee (AAC). The term begins March 1, 2023, upon appoi...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Microbusiness and Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief $2,500 Grant

$2,500 grants available for microbusiness and nonprofit COVID-19 relief. Apply before October 19, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 

This program will provide $2,500 grants to qualifying microbusinesses and nonprofits in the counties of Alameda, Amador, Contra Cos...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Wildfire Preparedness & Safety

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Stay prepared for wildfires and potential power outages. Tips include knowing how to manually open your garage door, parking your car in the direction you want to leave in, and evacuating when an order is issued for your safety.    

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Posted on: July 28, 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: June 30, 2022

Changes to DCD's Building and Planning Fees

Effective August 10, 2022, there are the following changes to our Building and Planning fees . 

Building Fees

Our minimum building construction valuations adjusted upwards by 7%. These valuations are used to set our permit fees for various types of...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Watch for Harmful Algae Blooms

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Contra Costa Health Services advises caution on the part of anyone who boats, fishes or swims in or around Discovery Bay after large blooms of blue-green algae were discovered in multiple locations in and around the community. 

A bloom is a buildu...

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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: June 16, 2022

Byron Highway at Byer Road Safety Improvements Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin construction on Byron Highway at Byer Road Safety Improvements Project

June 16, 2022, Byron, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Byron Highway at Byer Road Safety Improvem...

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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: May 2, 2022

NEW California Property Tax Assistance

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Coming Soon: The California Mortgage Relief Program, which helps homeowners catch up on their housing payments, will?soon?launch a property tax assistance option. Visit?CaMortgageRelief.org?to see if you qualify for the?current program or?sign up...

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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 25, 2022

PG&E to Upgrade Gas Main and Service Lines in Rodeo

March 25, 2022, Rodeo, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works Department issued a permit to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to allow them to replace more than 160 service lines and approximately 1.25 miles of gas main with upgraded pipeline...

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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

 

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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: November 2, 2021

Contra Costa County Will Hold Fourth Public Hearing for Redistricting Process

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Contra Costa County Will Hold Fourth Redistricting Public Hearing

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

 The Board of Supervisors will hold its fourth Pub...

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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: October 15, 2019

Prosecutor Academy

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First year law students are encouraged to spend one week learning from some of the top trial attorneys in the state at Prosecutor Academy. How do prosecutors decide what cases to file? How does a case proceed from arrest to jury trial? This one-week inten...

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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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