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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Contra Costa to Honor 'People Who Make A Difference' Combating Alcohol, Drugs

Friday, May 13, 2011

Archived. This is an older press release from 2011 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will recognize individuals and groups that have made a significant impact combating alcohol and other drugs on Tuesday, May 17. This year's "People Who Make A Difference" winners include students, law enforcement personnel, community volunteers and others. A reception will follow the Board of Supervisors meeting. A complete list of winners is available at

When & Where:

9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 651 Pine Street, Martinez. Reception will take place in Room 100.


Abuse of alcohol and other drugs has a negative impact on families and communities. By working to combat alcohol and other drugs abuse, individuals and groups create a healthier community for all residents.

To find out more about alcohol and other drugs services in Contra Costa County, visit

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