The Bulletin newsletter provides information about the CCCHS archives, its operations, its people, as well as interesting aspects of Contra Costa County history.

The CCCHS Bulletin, published four times a year, provides articles about our archives, our operations, our people, and interesting aspects of Contra Costa County history.

Below are links to our quarterly newsletters from the past decade. If you are interested in looking at our newsletters from earlier years – as far back as our very first newsletter in 1951 – please contact

The newsletter editor invites interested parties to submit articles for consideration. We do not pay for articles. Submitted articles should be limited to 400 words and must focus on some aspect of local history.  We may edit articles for style or length. Submit articles in Word or rich text format to

All newsletter content is copyrighted by the Contra Costa County Historical Society unless otherwise credited in the newsletter. If you would like to reprint one of our articles, please send your permission request to

Morrow brothers on tandem bicycle, Alhambra Valley