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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Road Closure in Lafayette

The road is closed between Gloria Terrace Road and Pleasant Hill Road in Lafayette due to an Oak Tree that is down. It will take Public Works crews three hours to remove. Please avoid area.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

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 join Contra Costa County on Tuesday, January 22, at 11 am to pay tribute to Dr. King's life and legacy.

The theme of the event is “...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Most CalFresh Recipients to Receive Benefits Sooner Due to Federal Shutdown

Most current recipients and eligible applicants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known in California as CalFresh, will receive monthly benefits for February more than two weeks early, due to the prolonged federal government shutdow...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Board of Supervisors Elects New Leadership

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors chose Supervisor John Gioia as Board Chair and Supervisor Candace Andersen as Vice Chair at its January 15th, 2019 Board meeting.

District 1 Supervisor John Gioia who has served Contra Costa County since he was ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Seeking Volunteers for Census 2020 Committee

The Board of Supervisors is seeking volunteers for the Census 2020 Complete Count Steering Committee who will serve as local "census ambassadors" to ensure a complete and accurate count of the community in the 2020 Census.

Application forms can b...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Valentine's Day Weddings -- a New Location Option for Couples

The historic John Muir House in Martinez is now available as a venue for Valentine's Day weddings. The Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder's Office is taking reservations now for marriages at this beautiful site.  

Appointment times are from 8:30 a...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Mental Health Services Act Forum

Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services invites anyone interested in discussing local public mental health services in relation to serving immigrant communities to participate in a public forum on Wednesday, January 16, in Richmond. 

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All membe...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

County Library Clears All Outstanding Fines

As part of the Contra Costa County Library’s continued efforts to improve access, balances on all library accounts have been cleared. This move goes hand-in-hand with the elimination of fines announced last month. As of January 1, 2019, all libr...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Make a Difference in Your Community

Make a difference through public service. Apply for a wide variety of positions on County appointed bodies, committees, and commissions, including the Aviation Advisory Committee.

See news release about this opportunity.

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Contra Costa Seeks Volunteers for Homeless Count

Contra Costa Health Services’ Division of Health, Housing and Homeless Services (H3) seeks volunteers for the county’s annual point-in-time count of residents who are experiencing homelessness. Spanish speakers are especially encouraged to volunteer.

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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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