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6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
DeJean Middle School's corridors and classrooms were abuzz Saturday not with algebra and English, but with giving young people a helping hand into adulthood.
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11 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools.
Most of the county-level incumbents standing for re-election in Contra Costa County, including two supervisors, will face no opponent on June 3, according to the county Election Office's tally as of the close of the filing period Friday.
By Bay City News- A 17-year-old boy who was killed when his car spun off of state Highway 24 in Lafayette on Thursday morning has been identified as Anthony Grosso of Danville, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said.
Ronald Guinto, 32, was arrested at his current workplace, Mira Vista Elementary School in El Cerrito, on Wednesday morning on suspicion of 11 counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14 years old, two counts of forced oral copulation and one count of assault with intent to commit sodomy, according to police.
Beginning March 15, Food Truck Mafia -- one of the biggest players on the Bay Area's thriving food truck scene -- is bringing a weekly event to the marina from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
A 17-year-old Danville boy was killed in a solo car crash on state Highway 24 in Lafayette late Thursday morning, a fire captain said.
An overnight storm brought thunderclaps, lightening and sheets of rain that fell for more than an hour in some parts of the Bay Area on Wednesday night, but the soaking wasn't as severe as it seemed, National Weather Service officials said.
By Bay City News- Thousands of PG&E customers in Contra Costa County, near Concord and Walnut Creek, were without power this morning due to two outages, officials said.
Some people who commute to San Francisco and Oakland everyday live in East Contra Costa County , which is Concord, Bay Point, Antioch, Brentwood , Oakley and Discovery Bay.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA-' rating on outstanding unlimited tax general obligations bonds of the Brentwood Union School District as follows: SOLID FINANCIAL PROFILE: The district has maintained healthy reserves though prudent management practices despite prior years' revenue pressures stemming from cuts in state per-pupil funding.
The City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday night to ban single-use carryout plastic bags at all retail stores and restaurants.
A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near downtown Oakley Wednesday afternoon, according to a sheriff's spokesman.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission voted Wednesday morning to expand the Clipper Card system to all of the Bay Area's smaller transit agencies.
By Bay City News A suspect in Friday's shooting on a Bay Point highway was arrested Tuesday but investigators are still looking for a second suspect, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Concord Historical Society has been offered a matching funds grant up to $200,000 to jump-start the fund drive to restore the recently relocated 1928 Masonic Temple into the Concord History Museum and Resource Center at the Masonic Temple.