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  1. Column: "Smart Paws" on Claycord - A Plea for Help for Dogs & Cats at the ShelterRead the original story

    Saturday | ClayCord.com

    This really is a heartbreaking, yet urgent, plea for help for dogs and cats at the shelter. The phenomena known as "holiday dumping" is in FULL swing.

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  2. Murder Victim's Sister Shot and Killed in Martinez on Friday NightRead the original story

    Saturday | ClayCord.com

    A woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in Martinez on Friday night, a police sergeant said today. Officers responded to a report of a female shot in the 1900 block of Boynton Avenue around 9:30 p.m., Martinez police Detective Sgt.

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  3. CCWD Directors Elect New Officers for Two-Year TermRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ClayCord.com

    On December 10, the Contra Costa Water District Board of Directors unanimously chose Division 3 Director Joseph L. Campbell as President, and Division 1 Director Lisa M. Borba as Vice President for the next two-year term, effective immediately. President Campbell was elected to the CCWD Board of Directors in 1991.

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  4. Commemorative Celebration Coming Up on Dec.24 to Honor John Muir's LifeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ClayCord.com

    At the time, he was visiting his youngest daughter Helen Muir Funk, his son-in-law Earl Funk and his grandchildren. Join us on December 24, 2014 at 11:00 am at John Muir National Historic Site - in the Victorian house he lived in for 24 years - and participate in a commemorative celebration of this great man's life.

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  5. John Muir National Historic Site Hosts Winter Solstice CampfireRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | ClayCord.com

    Join the National Park Service for a free winter solstice-themed campfire program on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez. The program begins at 3 PM with crafts and games in the park orchards and continues with a campfire from 5-7 PM.

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  6. Congressman George Miller's House Bill to Expand John Muir Site PassesRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | ClayCord.com

    A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night means the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez is one step closer to a major expansion. Authored by Rep. George Miller , the bill would authorize the National Park Service to acquire the Plummer Ranch property via a donation from the Muir Heritage Land Trust, according to Miller's office.

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  7. Schools in Claycord Are NOT Closed Due to the Upcoming StormRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | ClayCord.com

    All schools in Claycord are still planning to be open on Thursday & Friday. This includes schools in Concord, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and Martinez.

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  8. CoCo Board of Supes OKs Financial Support Plan to Avert Hospital's ClosureRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | ClayCord.com

    The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to approve a pair of debt relief measures for Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo that have been billed as a key step in a fiscal plan to rescue the ailing hospital. The board voted 4-1 in favor of a resolution to delay a $3 million debt repayment owed by the hospital to the county and 3-2 on a measure to permanently waive an additional three years of debt repayments totaling $9 million.

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  9. Local Government Websites Affected by Global Cyber AttackRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | ClayCord.com

    A global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including the cities of Walnut Creek, Martinez and Lafayette. The San Francisco-based company Granicus, which provides web services for government agencies nationwide, reported the outage just before noon Monday.

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  10. 66-year-old Woman Killed in I-680 Crash Last Week IdentifiedRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | ClayCord.com

    A woman who was killed in a multi-car crash on Interstate Highway 680 near Martinez last week has been identified as 66-year-old Patricia Campbell of San Jose, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said today. Campbell was a passenger in one of several vehicles involved in a crash that happened during last Tuesday's evening commute around 5:15 p.m. on southbound Highway 680 north of state Highway 4, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  11. Person Trapped in Vehicle After Collision on N. Main & Geary in Walnut CreekRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    I live very close to John Muir hospital. I can hear the copters dropping off the sick and injured people probably from all these car What is going on with people!? It is a drought, but this isn't the first rain that we ever had.

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  12. Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder After Allegedly Striking Man with Car Near Concord AirportRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    A Bakersfield woman has been arrested for attempted murder after allegedly striking her spouse with a vehicle in Concord, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Deputy Sheriffs responded on Sunday at about 6:19pm to a report of a possible DUI driver in a parking lot on John Glenn Drive near the Buchanan Field Airport in Concord.

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  13. Unions Announce Referendum to Overturn Board of Supes' RaiseRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa County public employees unions have started to gather signatures for a referendum to overturn the county Board of Supervisors' recent decision to give themselves a 33 percent raise, union officials announced today. With Public Employees Union, Local 1, the county's largest union, leading the charge, union leaders are set this afternoon to notify the county registrar of voters in Martinez of their intent to seek signatures for a referendum to invalidate the salary hike.

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  14. 66-year-old Woman Killed in Crash on I-680 in MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    A 66-year-old woman was killed in a collision this evening on Interstate Highway 680 northeast of Martinez, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The woman was a passenger in a Honda Pilot that overturned on southbound Highway 680 near Pacheco Boulevard and north of state Highway 4 around 5:15 p.m., CHP Officer John Fransen said.

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  15. Lafayette Man Gets Nine Year Prison Sentence for Molesting Two Girls in Pleasant HillRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    A Contra Costa County judge on Friday sentenced a Lafayette man to 9 years in prison for molesting two girls in Pleasant Hill. Antonio Maxfield, 29, was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom several months after a jury convicted him of multiple counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child with enhancements for victimizing multiple people and for substantial sexual conduct, according to Deputy District Attorney Christine Hazlehurst.

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  16. Claycord - Talk About PoliticsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    "Oh, no question, one of the all-time great presidents," he told OZY. "I think there's no question he's transformative."

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  17. PIC: Water Show in Downtown Walnut Creek After Fire Hydrant Hit by VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    Don't be a criminal and act within the law no great loss if you don't want to die don't run and don't commit the crime. I wonder if the suspect is in connection with the Concord Police pursuit on the 10th just after 1am.

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  18. Traffic Jammin' with Janis Mara - Driving with No Insurance, Bike ...Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    Traffic Jammin' with Janis Mara - Driving with No Insurance, Bike Lanes on CCB, On-Ramp Metering Lights + A Success Story : Greetings, all! This Claycord.com column is for everyone who negotiates the highways and public transit of the Bay Area. It runs every Monday at 2pm and answers your commuting and transportation questions.

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  19. What's Happening in Downtown Martinez?Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    I saw a homeless man snoozing in the waiting area of IHOP on Clayton, when I went there with my husband a few days ago. My husband is diabetic.

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  20. Claycordian Warns of Mail Theft in MartinezRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    I don't have a photo because they left no evidence but just a heads up the mail thieves are out in the rural Bear Creek Road area of Martinez. They took a pair of bolt cutters to our lock on our mailbox and took the lock with them.

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