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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Richmond police arrest Walnut Creek cop suspected of beating woman with bat

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested earlier this month on allegations that he donned a mask and attacked a woman with a bat while she was walking early in the morning.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Richmond, CA, Martinez, CA

3 hrs ago | Oakland Post

Fight Continues in Richmond to Save DMC

At a press conference on Aug. 26 at Sojourner Truth United Church in Richmond, Oakland Civil Rights Attorney Pamela Price and a panel of four - Registered Nurse Maria Sahagun, Dr. Otis E. Rounds, Dr. Humayun Tufail, and Rev.

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Related Topix: Richmond, CA, Medicine, Nursing

7 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

What, Exactly, Are the Boundaries of the East Bay?

While writing this morning's story about the Newark teacher who tweeted invective about her students , we ran into a conundrum.

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Related Topix: Newark, CA, Fremont, CA, Brentwood, CA, Antioch, CA, Alameda County, CA

12 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

Affordable housing advocate running for Ukiah City Council

Ukiah resident Christian Luiz fondly remembers the Ukiah that was named the best small town in California in 1993, and the sixth-best small town to live in out of the entire United States.

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Related Topix: Ukiah, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Mendocino County, CA, Butte County, CA, Mendocino, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Things Not So Wonderful At Wonderful Spa: Prostitution Arrest Made

A San Leandro woman was arrested for suspected prostitution today following the Moraga Police Department's investigation into possible illicit activities occurring at Wonderful Spa in Moraga.

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Related Topix: San Leandro, CA, Moraga, CA

KTVU Oakland

Earthquake damages famed Napa music venue

The Napa earthquake hurt a lot of people and damaged many buildings and it also served a setback to the city's thriving music scene.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Theater, Arts

ClayCord.com

65 People Arrested for DUI During the "Avoid the 25a 3 DUI Crackdown in Contra Costa County

The Avoid the 25 anti-DUI task force is aggressively looking for impaired drivers on streets, roads and freeways throughout Contra Costa County.

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Inside Bay Area

Contra Costa County: Poll workers needed for Nov. 4 election

Contra Costa County seeks poll workers, especially bilingual ones, in all areas of the county for the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Contra Costa Times

Two historic houses, one epic fundraising 'Fandango'

Two beloved Orinda homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places -- the Moraga Adobe and the Frank Lloyd Wright Buehler House, both designed and built by the finest craftsmen of their time -- share a history of vital preservation.

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Related Topix: Moraga, CA, Orinda, CA, Columbia, CA

Contra Costa Times

Danville teacher charged with having child pornography

A Danville middle schoolteacher has been charged with aggravated child pornography possession, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Danville, CA

Contra Costa Times

Danville teacher charged with having child pornography

A Danville middle school teacher has been arrested and charged with aggravated child pornography possession, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Danville, CA

ClayCord.com

D.A.: Criminal Charges Filed Against Middle School Teacher for Child Porn Possession

On Tuesday August 26th, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office filed criminal charges against Danville resident and middle school teacher Mitchell Wolf.

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Related Topix: August, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Danville, CA, California

BroadcastNewsroom

Dr. Vincent Malfitano Four Part Assisted Living Series - Part One

Dr. Vincent Malfitano, Owner and Operator of the Award Winning Assisted Living Community in Eastern Contra Costa County, has written a Four Part Series on the topic of the need for Assisted Living Car... The decision to help an aging adult move out of a current home is a complex one -- both emotionally and practically.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health

KRON 4

San Ramon Police Searching For Missing Woman with Dementia

San Ramon police are continuing to search this morning for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks little English, officials said.

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Related Topix: San Ramon, CA

Contra Costa Times

Public meetings

The City Council is regularly scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2, in the council chamber of the Civic Center.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Hill, CA, Moraga, CA, Country Club, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek News Briefs -- Contribute to Walnut Creek at Community...

Registration is now open for the fourth annual Walnut Creek Community Service Day, set for Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Libraries, Rossmoor, CA, Moraga, CA, San Ramon, CA

Contra Costa Times

Judge denies request to reinstate services at West Contra Costa hospital in tentative ruling

In a courtroom packed with doctors, nurses and patients from Doctors Medical Center, a U.S. District Court judge tentatively denied requests for an injunction Wednesday to keep the beleaguered San Pablo hospital open and restore its staffing and services to levels that existed before the emergency room was closed to ambulance traffic earlier this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, San Pablo, CA

Inside Bay Area

Out on bail, convicted Alamo killer a man in motion

Moments after Michael Littman was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and two other felonies in the death of a neighbor with whom he feuded over a shared driveway, he was allowed to go free on bail, with conditions, by a Contra Costa judge.

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Related Topix: Alamo, CA, Alameda, CA

Inside Bay Area

For Contra Costa district attorney, a quiet ride into second term

On the walls of Mark Peterson's fourth-floor corner office are photos of him scaling some of the tallest, most foreboding peaks on earth.

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Contra Costa Times

Richmond: Group of doctors, nurses, advocates vow to keep fighting to ...

A group of doctors, nurses and community activists say they will continue fighting to keep the financially troubled Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Richmond, CA, Nursing, San Pablo, CA

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