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More than 150 people convened recently during a water forum sponsored by the Delta Counties Coalition and the California State Association of Counties to discuss obstacles and solutions for a sustainable and reliable water supply throughout California.
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Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
As dusk fell over the Cal State East Bay campus Saturday evening, a crescent moon fought to be seen through a battleship gray overcast.
The County Cup Food Fight is on! This isn't your college Animal House or cafeteria food fight, but a Challenge between Solano and Contra Costa County employees to volunteer their time in creative ways to raise funds for the Food Bank so help can be there during the holiday season and beyond.
A family of four was displaced Friday night after discarded fireplace ashes caused a house fire that burned the home's garage, according to fire investigators.
Stuff-a-Bus, WestCAT's annual holiday food drive bus festooned in seasonal finery, will stop in Pinole and Hercules this month, but with a new twist: the California Highway Patrol has come on board, according to a news release from WestCAT.
PG&E debuted its new San Ramon gas control center Friday, showcasing the integrated technological system and centralized operational structure the company developed in the wake of the deadly 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.
This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools.
BART has begun its yearlong mandatory analysis of the various ways it could extend service into Livermore, with options ranging from relatively inexpensive feeder buses to a costly full rail extension.
Three teenage boys have been arrested after allegedly getting two girls drunk and raping them at a Richmond park.
BART directors Thursday discarded the idea of raising the base fare, acknowledging that strikes and breakdowns have tortured riders.
"The death penalty, I believe, is broken in California. I also believe it can certainly be fixed," Matt Clay, president of the Deputy Sheriff's Association of San Diego County, told reporters.
Contra Costa County Health Services has lifted a warning issued near the K2 Pure Solutions chemical plant Thurday evening after the risk of a chlorine gas leak at the facility was neutralized.
Chris Botti plays his second of two " Impressions " concerts tonight at the San Francisco Symphony with his own long standing jazz personalities.
Despite possible problematic weather, the light will be brighter and crowds should be larger for Saturday's ceremonial remembrance lighting of the beacon atop Mount Diablo.
One man's vision of the perfect final resting place -- nestled among the pictureque and rolling hills of Tassajara Valley -- is living proof in San Ramon that one man's idea of heaven can be another man's hell.
The City Council is set to meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in the council chamber of the Civic Center.