Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 7)

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  1. Walnut Creek: Power outage traps people in elevator, shuts off traffic signalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Walnut Creek and caused at least two elevators to shut off with people still inside, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. Metallic balloons triggering power outages is a frequent occurrence, with more than 57 such instances ...

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  2. Bloomfield Vineyards celebrates 10 years of award-winning vintagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Contra Costa Times

    Bloomfield Vineyards has spent the past 10 years putting Contra Costa County on the fine wine map, bottling grapes grown on its own acreage and adding awards and ribbons along the way.

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  3. TONIGHT: Mosquito Fogging in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa County mosquito control crews will spray an area of Concord tonight with insecticide in an effort to eradicate mosquitoes and prevent the spread of West Nile virus.

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  4. San Ramon: Tassajara cemetery opponents ask City Council to reverse '05 resolutionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Inside Bay Area

    ... close to this proposed cemetery." Whether the proposal will be built is a decision that will be made by Contra Costa County -- not the city. And the county planning commission is expected to hold a public hearing on the issue in the coming months, ...

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  5. Firefighters Control Two-Alarm Blaze at Walnut Creek Retirement CommunityRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | ClayCord.com

    Firefighters have controlled a two-alarm fire in the Rossmoor retirement community in Walnut Creek tonight, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal said.

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  6. EBMUD outlaws wasting water but sets no fines for violatorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Two of the Bay Area's largest water agencies on Tuesday took steps to reduce outdoor water use, but stopped short of penalizing residential customers.

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  7. Judge won't restore ambulance service to Doctors Medical CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | SFGate

    ... Center in San Pablo, which faces closure by the end of the year. The hospital, the largest in west Contra Costa County, was dealt a severe financial blow in May when county voters rejected a $20 million parcel tax increase. With deficits mounting ...

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  8. Library plans 'Paws to Help' event for petsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    When staff members of the Brentwood Library learned that the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano counties not only collected food for people, but also for pets, they decided to connect their summer reading program with an event for a good cause.

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  9. Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Rattles Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | CBS Local

    A small earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 struck in Contra Costa County Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  10. Doctors Medical Center advocates sue in federal court to halt closure, ambulance diversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... deep in the red and faces closure without new funding. "The health and very lives of residents of West Contra Costa County, many of them indigent and suffering from disabilities and disproportionately African-Americans and senior citizens, hang in ...

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  11. Contra Costa County Pushes To Sign Up Inmates Now Eligible For Medi-Cal CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | CBS Local

    Contra Costa County is joining a long list of Bay Area counties to sign up one of the toughest populations for health care- jail inmates.

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  12. Kensington church considers subdividing landRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... The land is already zoned for residential development and plans won't require a variance from Contra Costa County, Laskowski said. A fire road across the property would be paved to provide access to the new houses and the new street would connect ...

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  13. Around Danville: Have a laugh, help a horse at comedy fundraiserRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Share some laughs with family and friends at a "Comedy Night with Jeff Applebaum & Guests" presented by Horses Healing Hearts Inc. on Sept.

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  14. Red Cross Bay Area Chapter Volunteers Travel to to Hawaii to Provide ReliefRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | ClayCord.com

    ... provide disaster relief to those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle, the American Red Cross said Monday. Contra Costa County residents Virginia Hart and Jane Jennings, along with Alfred Mallamo and Michael Pringle of San Mateo, and Jim Stephenson of ...

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  15. Unlicensed, Alleged Drunk Driver Charged with Murder for Role in Double-Fatal Concord CollisionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | ClayCord.com

    Gerardo Harquin, the unlicensed driver who police say is responsible for the double-fatal collision that claimed the lives of a 1-year-old baby and her mother on Willow Pass Rd. in Concord last June, has been charged with two counts of murder for his role in the crash, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office.

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  16. Contra Costa: Patchwork of programs and networking to help pets of homelessRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    When Haley was accidentally hit by a car, a bystander took the dog to Contra Costa County Animal Services where she received emergency care and a temporary cast.

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  17. Contra Costa Library's annual giveaway offers free books to residentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... their classrooms. Monday marked the first day of the annual Free Book Giveaway at the main branch of the Contra Costa County Library for county employees and area educators to peruse the inventory. As of Thursday, the public can come to the back of ...

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  18. Public meetingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Aug. 19, in Supervisor Karen Mitchoff's office, Suite R, 2151 Salvio St., Concord. 925-313-7350. The Contra Costa County Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the County Office of Education, 77 Santa Barbara Road, ...

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  19. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Concord, Walnut Creek historical...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Creek, was awarded a 2014 Excellence in Service Award by the Developmental Disabilities Council of Contra Costa County. Jacobsen is as a participant and mentor in the Care Parent Network's support group providing emotional and informational support ...

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  20. Library CornerRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.

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