Category Archives: Discovery Bay

Paddle For Fame Sets New World Record

Some good news in East County today as 621 paddlers were connected during the Paddle for Fame event today which set a new world record. Out of 719 possible in attendance, 621 paddles were connected beating last years record of … Continue reading

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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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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 Board Recap: Bigger Problems Coming Soon!

I am going to look at this recap a little bit differently than the other news media sites where their focus was on cutting stations and loss of firefighters, I am looking at last night as the first step in … Continue reading

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High Stakes ECCFPD Meeting Requires Active Citizen Participation

Tonight is one of those nights that will have huge ramifications on East County regardless of which option of three the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District chooses.  This is one of those meetings and topics people cannot afford to … Continue reading

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ECCFPD: A Third Service Model Enters Discussion

At the last ECCFPD Board Meeting, just two service model options were being discussed. Now it appears a third option is now on the table which they are calling a Four-Station Hybrid Model which ensures Brentwood keeps its two stations. … Continue reading

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