Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. House and Senate proposes brutal FY 2016 budget disasterRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Indybay.org

    ... Additionally, a new policy restricts the ability of Oakland's Section 8 tenants to move to Alameda, Contra Costa County, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Solano County with their Section 8 voucher! House and Senate proposes brutal FY 2016 budget ...

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  2. Unemployment rates in Bay Area below state averageRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, with Alameda County ending the month with a 5% rate. Representatives of the State of California Employment Development Department said the unemployment rate also was 5% in Napa County and closed the month at 5.3% in Contra Costa County.

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  3. Danville seventh-grader wins Contra Costa Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Seventh-grader Timothy Yue of Danville showed no trace of doubt or emotion Saturday afternoon when asked to spell an obscure clothing adornment to win the Contra Costa County Spelling Bee. "J-A-B-O-T," he called quickly, becoming the Contra Costa spelling champion in his first try at the annual competition sponsored by the Contra Costa Times.

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  4. Big 4 play big role in state politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Daily Republic

    Democrats have controlled both houses of the California Legislature for nearly a half-century, with the exception of 1996 when Republicans briefly ran the Assembly, and Democratic hegemony will continue indefinitely, perhaps forever. That said, partisan dominance begets factiousness and the real nature of the Legislature - the thrust of what eventually emerges as legislation - is determined by which Democratic factions, or coalitions of factions, call the shots.

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  5. Watchdog: Antioch Police still understaffed in spite of two tax increases, not buying excusesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Antioch Herald

    ... stated that staffing was currently at 88 sworn officers and "Antioch is the second most populous city in Contra Costa County. Concord, which is the most populous city currently has 148 sworn officers, Richmond, the third most populous city currently ...

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  6. Skateboarder Killed on Glendora Mountain Road IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Patch.com

    The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office Saturday identified a 20-year-old man killed when hit by a dump truck as he was skateboarding on a mountain road in the Angeles National Forest, north of Glendora. The skateboarder was identified as Eric Pederson, a resident of Clayton, in Contra Costa County, coroner's Lt.

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  7. Nearly A Month Hospitalized, Contra Costa Co. Supervisor Continues Transplant WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | KRON 4

    Three weeks after checking himself into a San Francisco hospital to undergo a heart and kidney transplant, a Contra Costa County supervisor is still waiting, according to his staff. Supervisor Federal Glover checked himself into the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center on Feb. 26 to finish tests before his physicians could determine if he was eligible for a transplant, according to a statement his office issued earlier this month.

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  8. Contra Costa Supervisor Federal Glover Still Waiting for Heart, Kidney TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | ClayCord.com

    Three weeks after checking himself into a San Francisco hospital to undergo a heart and kidney transplant, a Contra Costa County supervisor is still waiting, according to his staff. Supervisor Federal Glover checked himself into the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center on Feb. 26 to finish tests before his physicians could determine if he was eligible for a transplant, according to a statement his office issued earlier this month.

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  9. Congratulations to Highlands Elementary in Concord for 50 Successful Years in EducationRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | ClayCord.com

    Truck 6 the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was on hand today to assist the local elementary school as 662 ping pong balls were dropped from a box raised over a large bulls-eye.

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  10. State Board of Education president looks at higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Contra Costa Times

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment .

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  11. Walnut Creek: S.F. judge allows sexually violent predator challenge to go forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Contra Costa County prosecutor on Friday morning argued that sexually violent predator Charles Christman should be forced to move out of a Walnut Creek neighborhood, asking a San Francisco judge to allow a new placement hearing to be held in the East Bay county that will be hosting him. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ronald Albers ruled that Contra Costa prosecutors were not properly noticed in January when he ordered Christman to move into a home on Walnut Boulevard.

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  12. Antioch: Man killed in collision with bus identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Contra Costa Times

    The Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified a man who died after a bus collided with the car he was driving in Antioch on Thursday. Antonio Correa, 27, of Antioch was ejected from his car after a Tri Delta Transit bus struck his car, according to police.

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  13. Concord: Central county family justice center a 'one-stop shop' for victims of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Inside Bay Area

    ... by nearly half and domestic violence murders were reduced four-fold. The first Family Justice Center in Contra Costa County opened in 2011 at a temporary location inside the Richmond Police Department's Hilltop Mall station. Richmond police Chief ...

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  14. County Family Justice Center A 'One-Stop Shop' For Victims Of AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... by nearly half and domestic violence murders were reduced four-fold. The first Family Justice Center in Contra Costa County opened in 2011 at a temporary location inside the Richmond Police Department's Hilltop Mall station. Richmond police Chief ...

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  15. Assistance League of Diablo Valley's Food Boxes Program Receives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... Valley continues to put "Caring and Commitment into Action." The third phase, distribution, engaged the Contra Costa County Services Integration Program who, with the help of CAL WORKS, delivered 30 filled boxes to both Richmond and Bay Point Family ...

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  16. Police chase reaches speeds of 100mph, does not end wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers from Solano County through three more Bay Area counties before crashing on the edge of Los Altos Hills. Police chase reaches speeds of 100mph, does not end well A speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers from Solano County through three more Bay Area counties before crashing on the edge of Los Altos Hills.

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  17. Vacaville school trustees choose interim leaderRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Daily Republic

    ... sad to see him leave." Shamieh has more than 30 years in the education field - much of it in neighboring Contra Costa County - and has been everything from a teacher's assistant, an elementary school teacher, site and central office administrator, ...

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  18. CBO Shamieh tapped as VUSD interim superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Reporter

    ... who is married to attorney Sami Shamieh, most recently served, for 15 years, in myriad jobs at the Contra Costa County Office of Education, as controller, and as director or manager of student programs. From 1999 to mid-2001, she was an assistant ...

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  19. U.S. Marshalls, Antioch Police catch suspect in August murder, ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Antioch Herald

    ... Ventura had been in. She was arrested and brought to APD for questioning and subsequently sent to the Contra Costa County Main Detention facility in Martinez. Ventura will be booked into the Contra Costa Main Detention Facility in Martinez on the ...

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  20. Contra Costa County Firefighters Auxiliary Meal Train ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Patch.com

    Hello CCCFA Members, Family, Friends & Supporters. As many of you already know...Rich Voisey has passed away.

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