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  1. DA: No charges against Richmond cop who brought marijuana homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Inside Bay Area

    A veteran Richmond police officer will not face criminal charges following an investigation into marijuana found in his home, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Officer Joe Avila, 43, still faces disciplinary measures from the Richmond Police Department after police with a search warrant found marijuana at his Oakley home in September.

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  2. No charges for Richmond cop who took home potRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | SFGate

    A Richmond police officer won't face criminal charges over the discovery of a four-pound package of marijuana at his home. A Richmond police officer won't face criminal charges over the discovery of a four-pound package of marijuana at his Oakley home that he said he had used to train his police dog, authorities said Thursday.

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  3. Contra Costa DA mum on whether Richmond officer found with pot will face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... case, but no statement had been released by 5 p.m. Richmond police using a search warrant found marijuana in Avila's Oakley home during an internal investigation that began in January 2014, following Avila's alleged failure to write up more than ...

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  4. Richmond officer found with marijuana in home won't face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... in what several police sources have said is a violation of Richmond police policy, the marijuana ended up in his Oakley home instead of being placed into a department evidence locker. The matter came to officials' attention after an officer was ...

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  5. Assemblyman Frazier endorses Bonilla for State SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Antioch Herald

    Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla announced that her campaign for State Senate has earned the support of Assemblyman Jim Frazier, who represents the 11th Assembly District. That includes portions of Contra Costa, Solano, and Sacramento counties - including the cities of Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, and portions of Pittsburg, all of which are part of the 7th State Senate District.

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  6. East Contra Costa Twice-Told Tales: Phone plant investment brought growth 60 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... he stated "the total telephone plant investment -- buildings, poles, cables, wire and so forth -- for the towns of Oakley, Byron and Knightsen, amounted to $32,271. Today that figure has climbed to $240,774 -- over seven times as much as before. ...

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  7. Oakley police calls: Officers respond to residential burglaries, arrest warrants, fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    At 5:49 p.m. someone was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated on Laurel Road and Empire Avenue. warrant -- At 2:33 p.m. someone was arrested for an outstanding warrant in the 300 block of Lorenz Drive.

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  8. Group helps struggling families feed their pets and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Erin Pina wants to keep animals out of shelters and help pet owners who think they have to give up a pet. The Oakley resident founded Furry Friends Food Relief, a nonprofit that provides year-round pet food and pet supplies to people in need in Contra Costa County.

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  9. Oakley: Senior apartment complex burns but sprinklers keep fire at bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    An automatic indoor sprinkler system kept a fire at an apartment complex for seniors from spreading, and fire personnel were able to evacuate residents before anybody was seriously injured, a fire chief said. Two residents were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene but refused hospital treatment after the fire Monday at the Oaks Apartments complex at 59 Carol Lane, said Fire Chief Hugh Henderson of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.

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  10. DHL Truck Driver Charged With Grand Theft In Illegal Sale Of Oakley SunglassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CBS Local

    ... in the nation and has [] SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) - A 47-year-old man was arraigned Monday in the theft and sale of Oakley sunglasses that were supposed to go to U.S. soldiers. According to the Orange County District Attorney's Office, Luis Quintanilla ...

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  11. Residential fire displaces 2 in unincorporated OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Inside Bay Area

    A smoky electrical fire caused major damage to an Oakley home Thursday night and displaced two people, fire authorities said. Fire crews responded at 11:30 p.m. to the 5200 block of Aspen Road in unincorporated Oakley for a report of smoke from a residence, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Brian J. Helmick said.

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  12. Prep boys basketball: Fairfield falls on road at Freedom of OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Daily Republic

    The Fairfield High boys basketball team fell to Freedom High, a NorCal Division I finalist a year ago, 72-45, Tuesday. Freedom also won the JV game, topping Fairfield 56-41.

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  13. Six finalists in running for CCWD board appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Six finalists for a vacancy on the Contra Costa Water District Board will be interviewed 7 p.m. Wednesday in an open session of the water board. The board will consider applicants to represent CCWD Division 5, which includes parts of Oakley, Antioch and Brentwood.

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  14. East Contra Costa Datelines: Super Holiday BoutiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Contra Costa Times

    Boy Scout Tree Lot: Oakley Boy Scout Troop 152 will be selling fresh-cut Noble and Douglas fir trees and a selection of Grand Firs at its Christmas tree lot in the parking lot behind Scheer Home Systems, 3460 Main St., Oakley. They will also have fresh wreaths, ornaments and a drop-off location for Toys For Tots.

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  15. New Storm Front Could Bring Several Inches of Rain Starting TuesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | ClayCord.com

    ... the Ambrose Recreation & Park Center at 3105 Willow Pass Road in Bay Point; at the Senior Center at 215 Second St. in Oakley; at County Public Works at 2475 Waterbird Way in Pacheco and at the Howe Homestead at 2950 Walnut Blvd. in Walnut Creek. The ...

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  16. Snapshots: Oakley's George Loosli becomes an Eagle ScoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A Freedom High graduate who's starting college at Sacramento State recently achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America. George Loosli, of Oakley, became an Eagle Scout in late August, after earning more than 30 merit badges, logging 110 nights of camping, and donating more than 250 hours of his time to community service.

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  17. Blind Man Struck and Killed by TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KRON 4

    A legally blind man who was struck and killed by a freight train in Oakley on Saturday has been identified as 52-year-old Michael Hall of Bethel Island, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said today. Oakley police said Hall was crossing the train tracks when he fell and apparently became so disoriented that he was unable to avoid an oncoming train.

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  18. Bethel Island man fatally hit by train in Oakley identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Contra Costa Times

    ... toward Bethel Island to meet his wife, who was en route to pick him up in the area and arrived after the collision, Oakley police Sgt. Robert Roberts said. BNSF spokeswoman Lena Kent said Saturday that the lights and crossing gates warning ...

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  19. Oakley: Train victim's limited vision led to tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Inside Bay Area

    A train struck and killed the 52-year-old around 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cypress Road crossing near Main Street. BNSF Railway spokeswoman Lena Kent said the crossing gates warning pedestrians and motorists were down when the accident occurred .

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  20. Oakley: Train victim's eyesight led to tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Inside Bay Area

    The death of a Bethel Island man at a train crossing appears to be a tragic accident caused by the man's difficulty seeing, police said Sunday. A train struck and killed the 52-year-old around 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cypress Road crossing near Main Street.

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