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  1. Discussion About Contra Costa's New Family Justice Center with Concord Police Chief Guy SwangerRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | ClayCord.com

    Soroptimist International of Diablo Vista is hosting a special evening of discussion about the new Family Justice Center in Concord, which helps victims of domestic violence.

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  2. iStorage Affiliate Buys Concord Self Storage in Concord, CARead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inside Self-Storage

    A private limited-liability company managed by Florida-based self-storage operator iStorage has acquired Concord Self Storage in Concord, Calif., for $24 million. The single-story property at 1597 Market St. encompasses more than 155,000 net rentable square feet in more than 1,300 units and vehicle-storage spaces on 8.5 acres of land, according to a press release from Bancap Self Storage Group Inc., the commercial real estate firm that brokered the deal.

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  3. Walnut Creek: Robot competition at Berean ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Parent volunteer Gavin Peacock of Walnut Creek oversees work being done by Berean Christian High School's "AimBot" robotic club members Ben Smith, 16, of Concord, and twin brothers Alex Engel, and Andrew Engel, 16, of Concord, left to right, during the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Tournament held at Berean Christian High School in Walnut Creek on Saturday. The competition had robotic devices accomplishing tasks for team points, either on their own or as controlled by team members.

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  4. Concord: Military personnel graduate, receive honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Aviation Boatswain s Mate 1st Class Catherine Gantz, of Concord, supervises maintenance work as part of the quality assurance program on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. The Reagan is homeported in San Diego and is undergoing a maintenance period at Naval Base Coronado.

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  5. Walnut Creek public meetings, Jan. 23 and beyond: City Council Feb. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... lo Unified School District Board will meet 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the board room at the Dent Center, 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord.

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  6. Man Injured During Shooting on Hwy.4 in ConcordRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | ClayCord.com

    A 25-year-old man was injured in a shooting on highway-4 near Willow Pass Rd. in Concord last night, police said. Investigators determined that the victim and his 22-year-old male passenger, both Oakland residents, were driving west on the highway in a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am when a suspect vehicle pulled up alongside them, police said.

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  7. Review: Concord's The Pig & The Pickle is a charmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Concord's charming The Pig & The Pickle is the newest taproom to land in this area near Todos Santos Plaza, where an informal beer trail is emerging. Now you can sip and stroll your way from the new Hop Grenade taproom to E.J. Phair and this fun little pub, then head home via BART.

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  8. Concord: Mt. Diablo High students seek angel investors of cutting-edge 'products'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... approach culminated with seniors presenting their ideas at the 10th annual Innovation Fair last Thursday at Centre Concord. "This is beyond the edge technology ... We're looking for those home run-hitting inventions that we can take to the next ...

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  9. Oakland man injured in Highway 4 shooting in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An Oakland man was wounded and a freeway shut down after shots were fired from a moving car early Wednesday morning, police said. Officers were called to westbound Highway 4 around 1 a.m., between Willow Pass Road and Port Chicago Highway, Concord police Lt.

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  10. Concord: Hint of hope as CVCHS board, administration work...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Despite continued unrest between some members of the Clayton Valley Charter High School board, administration, teachers, stakeholders, students and people in the community, a hint of hope was present at the Jan. 14 school board meeting. Introducing two new trustees, community-at-large board member Jim Killoran and teacher Tori Campbell , board chairman Ted Meriam ushered in a changing landscape.

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  11. Contra Costa: Stars 2000 teen theater takes solo flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Concord, passers-by got an usual treat -- a slice of Broadway right in the heart of downtown. D'Ann's Academy of Dance and Music, long known for staging community rehearsals and performances, is the new rehearsal hall for Stars 2000.

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  12. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... of education is to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, in the James W. Dent Education Center, 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord. 925-682-8000. The Contra Costa County Mayors' Conference is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, hosted by El Cerrito, at the Mira ...

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  13. PHOTO: Vehicle Shot While Traveling on Hwy.4 in Concord Late Tuesday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | ClayCord.com

    A vehicle was shot, and the driver sustained possible gunshot injuries while traveling on Hwy.4 in Concord late Tuesday night, according to several sources.

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  14. Shooting on Highway 4 in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SFGate

    In this file photo, a BART train makes a run to the North Concord station in the East Bay between the lanes of Highway 4 and over the Williow Pass grade. A shooting on Highway 4 in Concord wounded a driver and shut down part of the freeway for several hours early Wednesday, authorities said.

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  15. Car Riddled With Bullets on Concord HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NBC Bay Area

    Concord police have impounded a car riddled with bullets found on westbound Highway 4 Wednesday morning, and at least one person was taken to the hospital, according to police and a witness. A Sig-Alert was issued at 12:17 a.m. for the three left lanes of between Willow Pass Road and Port Chicago Highway in Concord, which was reopened about 3 a.m. The California Highway Patrol did not immediately disclose what happened other than saying it was because of "police activity" being handled by Concord police.

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  16. Democratic Party Of Contra Costa County Elects New LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Patch.com

    More than 50 people attended the jam-packed election session at JFK University Law School, which featured a warmly contested and spirited race for party chair between Carolyn Phinney, Ph.D, of Orinda, and DPCCC Controller Jeff Koertzen, of Concord. After the 34 voting members of the DPCCC cast ballots, Koertzen emerged victorious, succeeding longtime DPCCC chair and activist Chuck Carpenter of Concord.

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  17. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Walk the red carpet to help raise funds for victims of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... man, woman and group. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Brenden Theater, 1985 Willow Pass Road in Concord. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door. Call 925-603-0138 or email krisj@standffov.org for more information. Stand! For ...

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  18. Concord rejects council meeting prayer proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The city's two-member Policy Development and Internal Operations Committee -- Councilwoman Laura Hoffmeister and Mayor Tim Grayson -- declined to forward Councilman Dan Helix's request to open meetings with a prayer to the full council for consideration. Helix had proposed reinstating the practice Concord abandoned about 40 years ago after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case Town of Greece v.

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  19. Gov. Brown calls special election for three vacant state Senate seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... majority vote. The elections were called for the 7th Senate District, which was held by Democrat Mark DeSaulnier of Concord, the 21st Senate District, which was held by Republican Stephen Knight of Palmdale and the 37th Senate District, which was ...

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  20. Memorial trees help our healingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    ... much healing. Many California cities - including Fullerton, Carlsbad, Grover, Huntington Beach, Santa Barbara, Concord and Capitola - have developed successful, workable programs. Guidelines can be developed to limit the number of memorial trees ...

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