Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Does Everyone Know the Laws on Fireworks in Contra Costa County?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would like to remind all county residents about the use of fireworks during the 4th of July holiday.

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  2. El Cerrito: Charter school prepares for openingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... students might have in reaching the proposed school site east of San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito. The Contra Costa County Board of Education approved its charter application in November after its staff determined that charters are not required to ...

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  3. Contra Costa: Libraries, school districts team to offer young people...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Contra Costa Times

    ... The Shields-Reid Center at 1410 Kelsey St. in North Richmond provides lunches from the West Contra Costa County school district from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. There will also be a 1 p.m. story time each Wednesday. Details: ...

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  4. Solano County confirms its first human case of West Nile virus of 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    "The person is resident of Suisun City and is between 40-50 years of age," said Bela T. Matyas, the county's health and social services deputy director.

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  5. U.S. Marshals Service Arrests More Than 100 Violent Fugitives During Oakland, Sacramento Area SweepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | CBS Local

    ... ion included efforts from 20 agencies including the Oakland and San Francisco police departments and the Contra Costa County, Santa Clara County and Solano County sheriff's offices.

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  6. CoCo Sheriff, Clayton Police Dealing with Uncooperative...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | ClayCord.com

    Clayton Police & the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff are in the process of dealing with an uncooperative person on Pebble Beach Dr. in Clayton.

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  7. Customers fight patio pooch ban at Lazy DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | SFGate

    ... dog-owning residents," the petition reads. KCBS gave some insight into the ban after tracking down a Contra Costa County health official. "There was evidence that there was dogs in the patio, and possibly the food was contaminated with dog hair," ...

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  8. Oakland Tribune editorial: Finally, illegal public employee pension spiking set to end next weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Retirement Association, are not allowed to abuse the system in the same way. But for years the Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association and the Alameda County Employees' Retirement Association have acted as if appellate court rulings ...

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  9. Walnut Creek News Briefs -- Hand gets a home in Civic Park; and no Fourth fireworks in Walnut CreekRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and discharge of all fireworks, including sparklers and other "safe & sane" devices, are illegal in Contra Costa County, including Walnut Creek, according to a news release from police. Officers "will actively enforce any violations and those found ...

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  10. Library CornerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Contra Costa Times

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

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  11. Public meetingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Contra Costa Times

    ... p.m. Thursday, July 10, in the Community Services Bureau, 40 Douglas Drive, Martinez. 925-313-1631. The Contra Costa County Mayors' Conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10, hosted by the city of Oakley, at Oakley City Hall, 3231 Main ...

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  12. Contra Costa: Birds, mosquitos test positive for West NileRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... mosquito problem where people live or work, including abandoned swimming pools. Since 2005, 47 people in Contra Costa County have been diagnosed with West Nile virus, including one person last month, and two have died. Some here call it the 'O.J. ...

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  13. Fireworks Banned: Fire Protection District Say Enforcement Efforts Bolstered on 4th of JulyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    With the 4th of July fast approaching, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is encouraging residents to attend one of the spectacular public fireworks displays staged by professionals and remind residents that the individual possession or use of fireworks is illegal in Contra Costa County.

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  14. Richmond grapples with budget deficits, layoffs likelyRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... in part to a destructive fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery in 2012, making Richmond the only city in Contra Costa County to see a decrease in property tax revenues at a time when housing prices are on the rebound. Lindsay said a $1 billion ...

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  15. Fresh Tracks: Briones ReservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... completed the 13.1-mile loop around this lovely man-made body of water in the foothills northeast of Contra Costa County's most exclusive enclave, and I've encountered a total of only five trail users. For someone accustomed to the well-trod trails ...

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  16. Contra Costa County Hospital Nationally Recognized for Welcoming PolicyRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez is one of only 12 hospitals being recognized nationwide for supporting families as partners in care by eliminating restrictive visiting hours.

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  17. 2 phone scams hit Bay AreaRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | SFGate

    In Contra Costa County, a man has been calling residents claiming to be a representative from the Sheriff's Office, telling them that they failed to appear for jury duty or a court date, have an outstanding warrant or have an unpaid traffic ticket.

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  18. Grand jury to school districts: Stop using Capital Appreciation BondsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    To help save taxpayers money, the Contra Costa County grand jury recommends school districts avoid the use of Capital Appreciation Bonds, or CABs, to finance their construction projects.

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  19. Oakland: Large police turnout to support Special OlympicsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    More than 100 Oakland police officers from veterans to recruits, and civilian employees, the largest number ever to participate, hit the ground running Tuesday morning to raise money for one of the department's favorite charities -- Special Olympics Northern California.

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  20. Contra Costa Co. Fire keeps on property owners to help with fire preventionRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    ... said bills are going unpaid for clearing brush that property owners fail to clear themselves. In the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, things are done a little differently. Property owners get a notice, then a certified notice. "And if ...

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