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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Richmond city leaders seemed dismayed last week when they paged through next year's budget and found a $7 million deficit awaiting them.
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7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Melinda Gaffney, 30, will be arraigned Thursday after she allegedly shot and killed 16-year-old Terrance Forks outside the Crescent Park apartment complex on April 8, according to prosecutors.
7 hrs ago | Patch.com
By Jonathan Lance : Blog | Contra Costa County Office of Education Currently, there are more than 8,126 teachers educating approximately 171,418 students in Contra Costa County's public schools.
8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The Contra Costa County Office of Education on Wednesday announced that four educators have been named finalists for 2014-2015 County Teacher of the Year.
9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
A spokesman said Wednesday that Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will ask the corrections department's inspector general to review the monitoring of 27-year-old Franc Cano, but doubts that GPS tracking could have deterred the crimes.
13 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Hours at the city's two libraries will likely be cut back by 14 hours a week at each location beginning in July unless the city can somehow find $700,000 in the next 45 days.
17 hrs ago | Halfway To Concord
One of the major findings of a presentation by the East Bay Broadband Consortium is that the broadband infrastructure In Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties is barely adequate.
21 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.
Spring is here and the time has come for the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour on May 5. This is the 10th year for this free, award-winning tour, and it's interesting to note how in that time, native plant gardens have gone from a rare sight to an accepted garden choice.
By Bay City News Service: An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt.
Security camera footage shows the missing 33-year-old Magdalena Glinkowski in the "Bootjack" parking lot on Mt.
The Vice Unit of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff has been conducting ongoing operations at establishments that sell alcohol in the unincorporated part of the county.
The safety of Richmond and its neighboring communities has taken a giant leap forward with the West County Family Justice Center announcement of two new programs aimed at Based in Richmond, the West County Family Justice Center is launching Project Connect and the WINGS Leadership Academy in April and May, respectively, at its headquarters; the ... (more)
A last-ditch effort to save Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo requires folks in the West County area to vote to impose yet another parcel tax on themselves.
Bedbugs, a problem well known to residents of Concord were found on a BART train last week, highlighting the mobility of these pests and the critical need to consider a regional response.
Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.
A teenage girl critically injured in a four-car wreck on Sunday afternoon was expected to survive her injuries, authorities said Monday.