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1 hr ago | KTVU Oakland
A Richmond woman will spend seven years in prison in connection with a 2011 assault that led to a man's death.
3 hrs ago | CBS Local
The train hit a pedestrian at about 7:35 a.m. near Fulton Shipyard Road, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Capt.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Here comes the Case-Shiller report for May 2014. This report shows another small bump in home prices from April to May for the five-county San Francisco Metro Statistical Area, with the aggregate or total index now up about 55 percent since recovery began in earnest in 2012.
5 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald
Yesterday, [Wednesday, July 30, 2014] teachers from Antioch's Dozier-Libbey Medical High School filed an appeal to the California State Board of Education following the denial of their petition to convert their school to an independent public charter school last May by the Contra Costa County Board of Education.
9 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle
After seven years and $18 million, the Oakland City Council last week finally gave up on using a police radio system so unreliable that it has endangered officers and even left President Obama vulnerable.
Assemblyman Jim Frazier says he won't let the state Department of Finance determine the fate of Vacaville parking lots paid for with redevelopment funds.
A Contra Costa County prosecutor in a Martinez courtroom today portrayed a popular Concord elementary school teacher as a pedophile who became obsessed with certain male students, developed inappropriate relationships with them and tried to conceal his lascivious conduct.
The Pittsburg Unified School District may decide next week to place a $100 million bond measure on the November ballot to potentially replace aging portables with new permanent classrooms, revamp or rebuild some older campuses and build additional classrooms at Pittsburg High School.
The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is looking for the man who broke into a home on Neely Ct. in Alamo, which is on the Walnut Creek border.
When the 1991 Oakland Hills fire raged through Diana Graham's former neighborhood, she was taken by complete surprise.
The buzz words are familiar: Communism; five-year plans; the Soviet Union; and totalitarianism.
The Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, in the council chamber of the Civic Center.
Students learn how to budget money in a Mad City Money program under the guidance of Damian Alarcon, financial educational officer with Travis Credit Union at Paradise Skate Roller Rink in Antioch on July 29, 2014.
The annual, daylong event routinely draws more than 1,000 homeless people who receive food, medical and dental care, haircuts, pet care, shelter and many other services.
Ron Nehring , California's Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, is forgoing the usual campaign swings this week for something far riskier - he's huddling in Israeli bomb shelters, tweeting just miles from the Gaza border.
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:27 pm
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