Category Archives: Brentwood

ECCFPD: Stations 54, 94, 95 Now Closed

Today is a sad day in East County as three stations have now been closed and are offline while we say goodbye to over a dozen wonderful firefighters who will be difficult to replace. I took the opportunity this morning … Continue reading

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Press Release: Firefighters Release Statement on Station Closures

Press Release Statement from United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 President Vince Wells on Station Closures “As the representative of 6 different fire agencies in Contra Costa County – Contra Costa, East Contra Costa, El Cerrito, Moraga-Orinda, … Continue reading

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eBART: Six Possible Station Locations

Kudos to Oakley Mayor Kevin Romick for providing information on his blog today about possible eBart stations between Hillcrest Avenue and Discovery Bay/Byron. The study will be looking at six locations. The station sites to be evaluated are along the … Continue reading

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Tonight’s ECCFPD Board Meeting Preview

The East Contra Costa Fire Protect District (ECCFPD) will hold a very important meeting tonight which has three major topics of discussion which includes potentially moving towards an elected board, provide an overview of a volunteer firefighter program, while they … Continue reading

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ECCFPD To Discuss Move From Appointed to Elected Board

Anytime a board moves from an appointed to elected board it’s a great thing! Unfortunately it’s a two-step process and cannot happen overnight. Let’s hope the process begins quickly as action must be taken by August to make the November … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Photographs: Highway 4/Sand Creek

Here are pictures I took from the groundbreaking of the State Route 4 Sand Creek Road Interchange and 4-Lane Widening Lone Tree to Sand Creek Project!

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CC Times Sugar Coats Outcome of Parcel Tax Failure

While I can appreciate Contra Costa Times columnist Tom Barnidge’s attempt to discuss “What Happens When a Fire District Parcel Tax Goes Down In Flames”, he really did not do such a serious topic any justice as this appeared to … Continue reading

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