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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Road Projects

Contra Costa County Public Works Department plans to repair a landslide along the western embankment of San Pablo Dam Road. Construction also will begin on Taylor Boulevard.

Press release for San Pablo Dam Road.

Press release for Taylor Boulevard.

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Serving Free, Healthy Lunches to Kids and Teens

The Contra Costa County Library is serving free lunches to kids at eight library locations in the county this summer in an effort to prevent a summer nutrition gap. Many low-income children face nutrient deficiencies when school closes for the summer brea...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Helping Our Seniors and Caregivers

Contra Costa County’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) has announced its 2019 Needs Assessment Survey of residents who are 60 years or more. The survey’s purpose is to gather valuable data on the service needs of older adults and their careg...

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Posted on: May 21, 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: June 10, 2019

Veteran Self-portraits Tell Many Stories

With their fingers full of paint, Veterans from Contra Costa County finished painting their portraits the last week of May. Now, these and nearly 100 more Veteran portraitures are be shown as part of the Richmond Art Center Summer Exhibition.

The show runs...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Stay Cool with High Temperatures

Stay inside in an air-conditioned building, drink plenty of water, and know the signs of heat illness, says Contra Costa Health Services. See health tips about heat.

Call 911, if you or someone near you is having a health emergency.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Census Jobs Available in Our County

Earn additional income and help your community “get counted” for Census 2020. Apply now at www.2020census.gov/jobs. Current job openings include ones in Concord.

To learn why the Census is important to all of us and sign up for Census 2...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Safety Tips for Boating Season

The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the start of boating season on the Delta. Significant num-bers of boaters are expected to be on the water this summer, especially on the weekends, to go fishing, boating or take part in other recreation...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Road Projects

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will repair guardrails on Vasco Road from Camino Diablo Road to the Alameda County line. Construction also begins for the Camino Tassajara Bike Lane Gap Closure Project. 

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Celebrate Outer Space with Summer Reading 2019

The Contra Costa County Library is launching into Summer Reading on Saturday, June 8. The program is the Library’s yearly effort to keep kids reading during the summer months, preventing “brain drain”.

For babies, the pre-reading program is meant to encour...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Kirker Pass Road Construction Project

Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction on the Kirker Pass Road Northbound Truck Climbing Lane Project. Construction began May 13, 2019, with completion in the Spring of 2020, barring unforeseen circumstances.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office Impacting Our Youth

Impact Justice, RYSE Youth Center, and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announce a collaborative agreement to bring restorative justice diversion to Contra Costa County. The county now joins Alameda, San Francisco, and Los Ange...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative Forum

Contra Costa County launched the implementation phase of the Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative Forum, a regional partnership supporting sustainable economic growth along the Highway 4 corridor in Contra Costa County at a public forum on ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Public Works to Begin Construction on Marsh Creek Road

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will begin construction of the Marsh Creek Road Traffic Safety Improvements project.  

Construction will begin on Monday, May 20, 2019, with completion by July 1, 2019, barring unforeseen circumstanc...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Harvest Season – Drive Safely

In Contra Costa County, the U-Pick harvest draws over 180,000 visitors each year. Be sure to drive safely and expect traffic delays during this harvest festival season. See a map of the farms participating in the festival.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Support Our Arts Community

Two vacancies currently exist on the Arts & Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5). We are seeking an Arts Advocate to serve District II and serve At-Large. 

To be eligible for these seats on the Commission, applicants must reside in ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

County Launches Bridge to Success Program

Contra Costa County has launched the Bridge to Success pilot program, a competitive integrated employment program that provides a pathway for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities to compete for regular County jobs at regular salaries.

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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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