Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Dublin CHP officer suspected of secretly forwarding DUI suspect's nude photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A Dublin-based California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone, according to court documents obtained Wednesday. A Contra Costa District Attorney investigator has recommended felony computer theft charges against CHP officer Sean Harrington, 35, of Martinez, according to search warrant records obtained by this newspaper.

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  2. Pittsburg: Four-car pileup near Walmart leaves four injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Contra Costa Times

    Four people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a four-car crash in Pittsburg including one person who is being extricated from a vehicle, according to fire officials. The multi-car pileup happened around 4:40 p.m. on Loveridge Road in front of the Walmart just south of state Highway 4, said Fire Marshal Robert Marshall of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

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  3. Health Department: "No Risk At All" That Kaiser Richmond Patient has EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | KRON 4

    The patient reportedly had not travelled outside the United States in years or been to any of the areas within this country where Ebola cases have been confirmed. Contra Costa County Health officials tell KRON 4 they've received a number of other calls from facilities reporting suspicious cases.

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  4. Man suspected in 15 Bay Area robberies sentenced to 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | KTVU Oakland

    ... to the district attorney's office. The next day, on Feb. 28, 2012, an off-duty sheriff's deputy in Contra Costa County spotted two of the suspects running after they robbed a gas station in Martinez and started driving after them, prosecutors said. ...

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  5. County School Board candidates offer details on backgrounds, top prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Antioch Herald

    Four candidates are vying for two seats, each of which includes parts of Antioch, on the Contra Costa County Office of Education board. Richard Asadoorian, the incumbent serving Area 4, is being challenged by Mike Maxwell.

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  6. Second time around, Alameda County transportation sales tax increase attracts more money, interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Northern California to have a 1 percent transportation sales tax -- or one cent per $1 of taxable sales. Contra Costa County has a half a cent transportation sales tax. The overall sales tax rate in most Alameda County cities would climb from 9 ...

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  7. Richmond council embraces plan for cash-strapped hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... yearly contributions of $5 million from Richmond via Chevron, nearly $3 million in debt forgiveness from Contra Costa County, $4.3 million from nearby hospitals to pay down the rest of the debt service, $5 million from a new parcel tax and $800,000 ...

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  8. Shopping for crafts at an art gallery: Craft Fest 2014 a valued local venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... for the gnome homes, gold doubloons and pirate accessories for the treasure chests. Craft artisans from Contra Costa County and beyond will set up shop Sunday, Nov. 2 at Walnut Creek's Bedford Gallery, inside the Lesher Center for the Arts. ( ...

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  9. Oakley: Motorcycle officer injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Oakley police officer was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Wednesday morning, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said. The accident occurred at 8:30 a.m., in the area of Brownstone Road and Kessler Lane, as officer was conducting a traffic stop.

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  10. North Valley leads in property value gains Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | RecordNET

    ... assessed valuation. Second was Merced County with a 9.3 percent gain to $19.4 billion. The Bay Area's Contra Costa County ranked third with an 8.8 percent annual gain to $164 billion. And No. 4 was San Joaquin County, which gained 8.8 percent to ...

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  11. Dublin CHP officer suspected of secretly forwarding DUI suspect's nude photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Inside Bay Area

    A Dublin-based California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone, according to court documents obtained Wednesday. A Contra Costa District Attorney investigator has recommended felony computer theft charges against CHP officer Sean Harrington, 35, of Martinez, according to search warrant records obtained by this newspaper.

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  12. Family selected to move into Habitat for Humanity's first home in SunnyvaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Ralph Babcock , with Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church, gives a commemorative hammer to Justin Proulx as he and his family are formally given the keys to their new home during a dedication ceremony by Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley on Oct. 11. "This has changed our destiny," said Justin Proulx about his family being chosen to move into Sunnyvale's first Habitat for Humanity home. During a special dedication ceremony on Oct. 11, Proulx's wife and four boys were welcomed to the completely redesigned home at 239 Jackson St. by Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley president and CEO Janice Jensen, Habitat board members and volunteers, and Sunnyvale Mayor Jim Griffith.

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  13. One-Alarm House Fire in Pleasant Hill Displaces ResidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | ClayCord.com

    A single-alarm fire damaged a house in Pleasant Hill this morning and left one resident displaced, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector said.

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  14. El Cerrito police log: Burglarly at Jamba Juice, drug arrest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... the police department to inquire into a vehicle release. He was arrested on the warrant and taken to the Contra Costa County Detention Facility in Martinez. n BATTERY -- At 1:40 p.m., police responded to Korematsu Middle School at 1021 Navellier St. ...

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  15. Fundraiser Planned For Beloved Musician & Longtime Resident of Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    Ron has been a resident of Contra Costa County for over 40 years and has played steel guitar for the same amount of time. There is a new drug that rejuvenates the liver, however just like transplant they both have waiting lists.

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  16. Vote on Nov.1 at the Contra Costa County Elections Office in MartinezRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | ClayCord.com

    The Contra Costa County Elections Office will be open from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014 for voters who wish to vote in person, pick up or drop off a ballot.

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  17. Moral CombatRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | AltWeeklies

    After enduring a vicious harassment campaign designed to chase women out of the video game industry, local female developers are trying to take back the art form from commercialization. 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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  18. Chevron and DonorsChoose.org Partner at Peres Elementary SchoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Oakland Post

    ... - it gets the community involved in supporting tomorrow's leaders," she said. Elizabeth Carmody of the Contra Costa County Unified School District and Chevron Community Engagement Manager Andrea Bailey commended Fimbres' teaching style. "It really ...

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  19. Menlo Park man sentenced to five years in prison in Scotts Valley gas station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 21-year-old Menlo Park man was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison after he was convicted of robbing a Scotts Valley gas station in 2012. Santa Cruz County prosecutors said Maurice Mark Jenkins was responsible for several other robberies in the greater San Francisco Bay Area in February 2012, including in Martinez, where he was caught by an off-duty Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy the day after the Scotts Valley robbery.

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  20. Walnut Creek: Centennial meeting ends with opening and closing of time capsulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Walnut Creek just keeps getting better and better and better," Buchanan said. They were followed by Contra Costa County Supervisors Candace Andersen and Karen Mitchoff, whose districts both include portions of Walnut Creek. And Rep. George Miller, ...

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