Access local historical newspapers online
Full-text digital scans are available for selected issues of the following newspapers: Antioch Ledger, Byron Times, Concord Transcript, Contra Costa Courier, Danville Journal, Contra Costa Gazette, Contra Costan, Daily Gazette, Daily Press, Danville Journal, Journal (El Cerrito), Martinez Daily Standard, Pittsburg Post, Pittsburg Post Dispatch, Richmond Daily Independent.
The Pleasant Hill Library has the following local history resources:
California Digital Newspaper Collection
A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present
Remember & Go
Contra Costa County Library's local history database which features the Library’s collections as well as those of other local history-related institutions, such as historical societies and museums, in order to create awareness of these resources and increase their use.
Regional: Alameda Times-Star, Berkeley Voice, Brentwood News, Concord Transcripts, El Cerrito Journal, Lamorinda Sun, Ledger Dispatch, Montclarion, Piedmonter, The Record, San Ramon Valley Times, Solano Times, Valley Times, Walnut Creek Journal, West County Times, West County Weekly.
State: Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Union-Tribune, Los Angeles Times Newswire, and more.