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4 hrs ago | Oakland Post
The League of Women Voters West Contra Costa County held its annual meeting recently where it announced newly elected board member.
8 hrs ago | Patch.com
News from Contra Costa County Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services : When Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services modifies a home, it cuts the chances of a senior calling 9-1-1 for a fall by about 53 percent, according to new data compiled by American Medical Response for their service areas in Contra Costa County.
12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Eight black-crowned night herons and snowy egrets were released along the western bank of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park in Richmond on Wednesday afternoon.
15 hrs ago | ClayCord.com
Trained members of the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter are helping individuals affected by a massive wildfire in Washington State where thousands of acres are burning and residents are being forced to leave their homes.
19 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet
A new poll conducted by Oakland-based EMC Research shows the Tony Thurmond campaign in the lead for the State Assembly district that includes Berkeley but goes way up north into Contra Costa County.
The Planning Commission is set to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, in the council chamber of the City Hall.
The Byron Union School District will not have a school resource officer on duty at its three campuses during the upcoming school year after the school district was unable to foot the bill.
A woman safely escaped her Bay Point mobile home after a fire broke out just after noon on Tuesday, authorities said Fire crews were dispatched at 12:05 to a mobile home park on Pacifica Avenue for a report of smoke, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Capt.
A man accused of slaying of a retired San Francisco Bay area schoolteacher attempted an escape from jail by trying to carve his way out of a cell window, Contra Costa County prosecutors said.
The Stag's Leap vineyard, owned by organic winemaker Carl Doumani, was purchased by Jinta Vineyards and Winery, a Chinese-owned private firm registered in the US, according to reports by Wine Spector.
Chevron's mammoth refinery leaves a footprint in Richmond far beyond its 2,900 waterfront acres.
App's facial recognition reunites dogs, owners A smartphone app that helps dog owners find their lost pets by using doggie facial recognition.
Firefighters battled a blaze that spread from a vehicle experiencing mechanical troubles to nearby vegetation on westbound state Highway 4 in Contra Costa County this afternoon, fire officials said.
The brand new, live television and webcast talk show "Veterans' Voices" will make its debut in Contra Costa County tonight at 7:00 p.m. The monthly show, a joint production of Contra Costa Television and the County's Veterans Service Office, will feature a range of guests and topics.
Hoarder, fake rescue group barred from having animals SPCA investigated woman, 'sanctuary' after receiving reports of sick animals Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rwEbaX Animal hoarder Crystal Kisicki and St. Francis All Creature Rescue and Sanctuary have been officially prevented from further contact with animals after ... (more)
Gary Bryant Jr., 28, of Antioch was found seriously wounded from gunfire in an apartment complex on Hudson Court about 2:30 p.m. July 8, said Antioch police acting Lt.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:47 pm
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