Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Countywide performing arts charter school seeks to open in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... or by visiting www.charthousepublicschools.org . To see video clips from the Contra Costa County Board of Education's public hearing on the charter, visit www.contracostatimes.com . Supermodel writes Vanity Fair essay in which she said the comedian ...

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  2. Solano County sees jump in populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Solano County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state according population estimates released Thursday by the California Department of Finance. Solano is No.

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  3. Broker accused of bilking neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | SFBay

    A longtime Walnut Creek real estate broker is in jail after allegedly defrauding his neighbors out of $370,000, Contra Costa County prosecutors said Thursday. James Thomas Haro, 67, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of securities fraud, grand theft and embezzlement and was taken to county jail in Martinez, where he remained in custody this morning on $110,000 bail, according to the district attorney's office.

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  4. Familiar teams on hand for the Solano ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Reporter

    ... sting a food drive all weekend. Barrels will be set up to receive goods that will be given to Solano and Contra Costa county food banks.

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  5. Water stealing fines to rise sharply in Contra Costa Water DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Amid increased reports in California of stealing water in the drought, a large water district in Contra Costa County is sharply increasing penalties. The current fine of $25 will rise to $250 for a first-time offense, and $500 for a second and subsequent offenses, the Contra Costa Water District board decided Wednesday night.

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  6. Twice-Told Tales: Early December Rains Double Season's TotalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... made of cans, the can tree is the Delta Board of Realtor's project to benefit needy families in Eastern Contra Costa County during the holidays. With canned foods donated by the community, the board will begin building the tree Sunday at the ...

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  7. California pounded by fierce stormRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Disaster News Network

    ... Forecasters said a wind gust at Mount Lincoln, northwest of Lake Tahoe, was clocked at 107 mph. In Contra Costa County, a big rig ran into a tree that was blown down by the wind onto Interstate 80, temporarily blocking three lanes. "The wind is ...

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  8. Area Real Estate Broker Behind Bars, Accused Of Defrauding Walnut Creek NeighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    A longtime Walnut Creek real estate broker is in jail after allegedly defrauding his neighbors out of $370,000, Contra Costa County prosecutors said today. James Thomas Haro, 67, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of securities fraud, grand theft and embezzlement and was taken to county jail in Martinez, where he remained in custody this morning on $110,000 bail, according to the district attorney's office.

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  9. Walnut Creek Real Estate Broker Arrested for Securities Fraud, Grand Theft and EmbezzlementRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson announced today that Walnut Creek real estate broker and resident James T. Haro has been arrested by the District Attorney's Investigations Unit for allegedly committing Securities Fraud, Grand Theft, and the Embezzlement of $370,000 from a Walnut Creek couple. Haro, a Walnut Creek real estate broker for over 32 years, is the sole officer of the real estate brokerage firm of Alamo Mortgage Corporation.

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  10. San Ramon Valley Fire Hosts Holiday Candlelight Vigil in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Patch.com

    ... of San Ramon, the southern area of Morgan Territory and the Tassajara Valley, in Northern California (Contra Costa County). The District's service area encompasses approximately 155 square miles and serves a population of 190,000. Every day San ...

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  11. San Pablo Man Who Killed Ex's New Boyfriend Convicted of MurderRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Patch.com

    A man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend in San Pablo a day after a judge lifted a restraining order against him has been convicted of murder. A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury in Martinez on Wednesday afternoon found 26-year-old Donte Smith guilty of murder and attempted murder for the slaying of 30-year-old DeJuan McDonald and the near killing of Schylon Stewart, now 26, a few days before Christmas in 2012.

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  12. The Power of NoRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | AltWeeklies

    A new wave of consent-based intimacy events and communities are reshaping the sexual and sensual landscape in the East Bay. If one mayor represented all of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, that person's 2.5 million constituents would live in the country's fourth-largest city.

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  13. Bay Point: Sex offender found in girl's bedroom, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    A registered sex offender found in the bedroom of a 12-year-old Bay Point girl has been charged with child molestation and burglary, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. A parent at the home in the 100 block of Clearland Drive discovered Jose Simentel, 29, of Hayward, in the girl's bedroom in late November, according to sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee.

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  14. Dog Rescued from Hillside Fire in LafayetteRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | ClayCord.com

    Firefighters rescued a pet dog from a fire that damaged a hillside home in Lafayette this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said. Crews responded around 8:45 a.m. to reports of a fire at a house on Kim Road and arrived to find that a sprinkler system inside the home had helped prevent the blaze from spreading, fire Capt.

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  15. Free 'Boutique' offers clothes, toys, and books to Contra Costa underserved, Dec 13, PittsburgRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | PR Log

    White Pony Express Free General Store is hosting a mobile "boutique" at the United Methodist Church, 153 W. Leland Rd, Pittsburg , Sat, Dec 13, 2014, 1-4pm, offering gently used clothing, toys, and books to those in need in Contra Costa County. PRLog - Dec. 4, 2014 - WALNUT CREEK, Calif.

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  16. Dad finds sex offender in bed with daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | SFBay

    A Bay Point father found a 29-year-old registered sex offender in his 12-year-old daughter's bedroom late last month, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The parent found the man in his home in the 1000 block of Clearland Drive and detained him until deputies arrived, sheriff's officials said.

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  17. Antioch Mayor Wade Harper, Councilmembers Wilson, Tiscareno endorse Bonilla for SenateRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Antioch Herald

    ... of our region." Since announcing her campaign for Senate last week, Bonilla has been endorsed by the Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association, Contra Costa County's Professional Firefighters, Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover, ...

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  18. San Ramon: A delicious way to feed charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Inside Bay Area

    ... say they primarily love the food. Learning that Dominique Yancey, a deputy district attorney for Contra Costa County, would be their server, Amato said he looked forward to being served something other than papers. He's joking -- and the sentiment ...

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  19. SF Giants reach deals with Ishikawa, Sanchez, might consider...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | SFGate

    ... on my arm speed, routes and everything else to be more athletic than a first baseman." Ishikawa lives in Contra Costa County and plans to work with coach Chad Chop , who is spending the offseason in the Bay Area. "He says he can hit a pretty mean ...

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  20. Contra Costa Sheriff Gives Back to the Community During the Holiday SeasonRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | ClayCord.com

    ... Kevin Briggs (R) filled up five shopping baskets and then will distribute them to the less fortunate in Contra Costa County."

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