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  1. State healthy-school-lunch program kicks off in Pittsburg, five other Contra Costa districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... on a Stockton-area farm. Pittsburg, along with the Oakland, Mt. Diablo, Antioch, West Contra Costa, Brentwood and Oakley districts, all held celebrations Thursday of their participation in the program. Most of the 42 districts are concentrated in ...

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  2. State healthy-school-lunch program kicks off Thursday in PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    ... Unified School District will join with other area school districts, including Antioch, Brentwood, Mt. Diablo, Oakley and West Contra Costa, to buy the food, in an effort they hope will support California farmers, improve student nutrition and health ...

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  3. Vietnam-era American flag finds permanent home in Antioch museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Down event for homeless veterans sponsored by the nonprofit Delta Veterans Group. John Amie, a member of Veterans of Oakley who served in the Air Force while in Vietnam, also spoke at the barbecue fundraiser. About 120 people attended the event, ...

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  4. East County E-views: Have you seen a lot of graffiti in your area...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Looks worse than the graffiti. 2. Get off your .... Contra Costa County and start cleaning up your cities. Brentwood, Oakley, Antioch -- we can do so much better. The people deserve better. The press should shame city leaders who allow this. I LIVE ... 2 comments

  5. Spike in auto theft prompts Brentwood police warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Contra Costa Times

    ... suspicious behavior, and report suspicious activity," Silva said. "Communicate with your neighbors." In neighboring Oakley, vehicle theft remains the most frequently reported crime problem, according to Police Chief Dan Gomez. There has also been a ...

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  6. Good Samaritan pulls stranded kayaker to shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KRON 4

    A kayaker is safe thanks to help from a good Samaritan who pulled him out of the water in the Oakley marina Sunday morning.

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  7. Boater rescues stranded kayakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | SFBay

    A good Samaritan boater provided aid to a kayaker who fell into the water at an Oakley marina Sunday morning, a fire dispatcher said. An employee from the East Bay Regional Park District called police around 10 a.m. to report a kayaker had fallen into the water at the Big Break Regional Shoreline.

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  8. Eye on the East Bay: Former A's shortstop rejoins team -- but only in sports writer's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Contra Costa Times

    ... and a "protective berm" separating the two facilities, said Jimmy Lee, the Sheriff's spokesman. Wilson, a 47-year-old Oakley resident, was hosing down a sidewalk at the minimum security jail known as "The Farm" on Jan. 25 when something landed on ...

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  9. Family of Motorcyclist Who Fell Off Contra Costa Co. Bridge Seeks HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Patch.com

    ... are asking anyone who has boats or Jet Skis to go out on the delta whenever they can to search from Bay Point past Oakley, checking the shoreline, harbors and piers," she said. "People are also walking the area as well." Anyone who comes across Rath ...

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  10. Barrier deployed in war on saltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | RecordNET

    ... temporary barrier will be installed on False River just off the San Joaquin River, about five miles northeast of Oakley, the state announced on Wednesday. Two other barriers that were under consideration in the north Delta will not be built over ...

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  11. State moves to install barrier on Delta channelRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Republic

    ... a responsible decision." Similar temporary barriers were constructed and removed in the Delta in 1976-77, Frazier, D-Oakley, said in the release, and proved to be successful in mitigating difficult drought conditions. Keeping saltwater from the ...

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  12. Drought rescue: State to build rock dam across Delta sloughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... in Contra Costa County, state Department of Water Resources said Thursday. The dam, about 5 miles northeast of Oakley, will be dismantled by Nov. 1 to avoid harm to salmon runs, according to the agency. Water managers say the barrier is emergency ...

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  13. Barrier deployed in war on saltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | RecordNET

    ... temporary barrier will be installed on False River just off the San Joaquin River, about five miles northeast of Oakley, the state announced on Wednesday. Two other barriers that were under consideration in the north Delta will not be built over ...

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  14. Oakley council votes to form own city police force in mid-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The city's partnership with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office will officially end next year, after the City Council unanimously signaled its intent Tuesday to form its own police department on June 30, 2016. For nearly 15 years, Oakley has paid the county sheriff millions of dollars annually to send deputies to patrol the streets, and officials made it clear they are satisfied with the level of service the sheriff has provided.

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  15. Low-cost property renovations to be offered in OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    As California's drought drags on, eligible retrofits give homeowners a fast, affordable way to lower their water bill and conserve water with products ranging from high-efficiency toilets to drought-tolerant landscaping. The cities of Oakley and Brentwood will be the first in East County to offer a program that provides low-cost loans for property renovations for water as well as energy use reductions.

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  16. School Bell: Trio of East County educators in running for county Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    ... nominated for the countywide honor are Michele Bain, Knightsen Elementary; Debbie Henry, Almond Grove Elementary in Oakley; Diane Klaczynski, Hillview Junior High in Pittsburg; and Takeo Nobori, Excelsior Middle in Byron. Foote has been a speech ...

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  17. Twice-Told Tales: Boy killed by squirrel poison in 1955Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... same reason, according to the 1955 Brentwood News. Bethel Island man wins big: Almost 60 years to the day before an Oakley man gained local media attention from winning the lottery and declaring he was going to spend it partially on Warriors ...

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  18. East County E-views: How will you conserve water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... had just taken the fastest shower of my life. Sheesh. HOW ABOUT the cities also conserve? I drive past La Costa s in Oakley the other day and the fountain was flowing. What the heck. Shouldn t we all try and help out! WE DON T have to conserve in ...

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  19. Search For Motorcyclist Who Fell Off Antioch Bridge To Resume TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Patch.com

    ... Costa County sheriff's rescue boat, a CHP helicopter, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District rescue boat, Oakley police and Rio Vista police all responded to the scene. A Sig-alert, issued around 5 p.m. for both the southbound and ...

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  20. Motorcyclist crashes, flung off bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | SFBay

    ... Costa County sheriff's rescue boat, a CHP helicopter, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District rescue boat, Oakley police and Rio Vista police all responded to the scene. A Sig-alert, issued around 5 p.m. for both the southbound and ...

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