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One of Nevada County"s shining stars is moving on to a bigger County. County Librarian Jessica Hudson has accepted a position as the head librarian of Contra Costa County.
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The Phillips 66 oil refinery in Rodeo has agreed to pay $230,900 in air pollution penalties for 19 air quality violations in 2008 and 2009.
A 23-year-old man shot and killed Saturday night in North Richmond has been identified as Nelson Earl Hamilton III Hamilton, who went by Earl, was shot along with three others at about 10 p.m. in front of a home in the 1600 block of First Street, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
These are strange times for Gov. Jerry Brown. In an era of term limits, he's favored to win his fourth election to the state's highest office.
Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state have unveiled a new campaign based on the idea that people are only as healthy as the offerings at their nearest store.
Three people were detained this morning after a police chase throughout multiple counties stemming from an officer-involved shooting in San Francisco's Mission District on Saturday afternoon, a San Francisco police spokesman said.
The shooting happened in front of a home on the 1600 block of 1st Street about 10 p.m. Saturday, said Jimmy Lee , spokesman for the Contra Costa County sheriff's office, which patrols the unincorporated community.
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.
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.