Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 8)

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  1. Richmond city budget deep in the redRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

    ... fire at the Chevron Richmond refinery, which helped drive down tax revenues by $6.1 million last year. Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer said at the time that the refinery's value dropped by about $1 billion because the fire idled its No. 4 ...

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  2. Walnut Creek Journal News Briefs -- City has new recycling processor; ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Inside Bay Area

    ... for the communities of Alamo, Danville, Lamorinda, Walnut Creek and a portion of unincorporated Contra Costa County. After nearly six hours of presentations, speakers and deliberations, the authority on an 8-3 vote to begin negotiations on a 10-year ...

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  3. Police Seeking White Lexus Possibly Connected to Fatal ShootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Patch.com

    By Bay City News- A 16-year-old boy who was shot dead outside of a Richmond apartment complex on Tuesday night has been identified as Terrance Forks, according to a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy.

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  4. School notesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Concord High School hosts an inaugural Car, Truck and Bike Show on April 19, at the school, 200 Concord Blvd., Concord.

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  5. Wildlife-friendly, drought-tolerant gardens on 'natives' tour in Contra Costa, Alameda countiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

    While taking a garden design class, landscape designer Kelly Marshall once heard a professor say, "There will be wars over water someday."

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  6. Library CornerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

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

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  7. Public meetingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

    ... televised on tape delay at 7 p.m. the following evening on Comcast channels 24 and 25. 925-673-3700. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Fire Commission is set to meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, in the fire district offices, ...

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  8. Richmond city budget deep in the red, leaders say more cuts to comeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Inside Bay Area

    ... fire at the Chevron Richmond refinery, which helped drive down tax revenues by $6.1 million last year. Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer said at the time that the refinery's value dropped by about $1 billion because the fire idled its No. 4 ...

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  9. Bay Point man arrested in Friday shootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Laughlin, 59, is being held at the County Jail in Martinez in lieu of $1 million bail, according to Contra Costa County Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee. Around 9:20 p.m. Friday, sheriff's deputies responded to a call to the 100 block of North Broadway ...

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  10. Man whose car plunges into canal identifiedRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | KTVN Reno

    The Contra Costa County coroner's office says 56-year-old Dennis Sandoval of Pittsburg was behind the wheel of the car rescue crews discovered Wednesday morning.

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  11. CDP teen driving class delivers graphic images to save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KTVU Oakland

    CHP Officer John Fransen took to the stage before more than one hundred teens and their parents armed with driving tips and graphic images of fatal crashes on Contra Costa County roads.

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  12. Bay Area Temperatures Soaring to 80 Degrees By Monday, Just Days After SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | CBS Local

    ... through Wednesday, and snow and ice even closed down the road leading to the top of Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County. KPIX 5 meteorologist Paul Deanno forecasts mid-80s inland, but even cities along the Bay could hit 80 on Tuesday, before the ...

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  13. Standing down: Students prepare to finish San Ramon police 'academy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Kathy Fanning, right, of San Ramon, where to aim at the target with a Glock .40 caliber handgun at the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Shooting Range in Clayton, Calif., on Saturday, March 21, 20114. A group of San Ramon residents are in their final ...

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  14. Driver Killed After Plunge Into Canal Identified as Missing Pittsburg Man, 56Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Patch.com

    ... Tuesday night, police said. The man has been identified as 56-year-old Dennis Sandoval of Pittsburg, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said. Emergency responders pulled Sandoval's body from a car found in the Contra Costa Canal near West Leland ...

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  15. Newark Police Welcomes New OfficersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Patch.com

    ... Department part-time as a Police Services Assistant until he was hired full-time as a Deputy with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department. Gustavo gets his interest in law enforcement from his father, Retired Fremont Police Lieutenant Gus ...

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  16. Man submerged in East Bay canal ID'dRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | SFGate

    ... in the water underneath East Leland Road at about 9:45 a.m., said Fire Inspector Lisa Martinez with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District . Crews attempted to pull Sandoval, the sole occupant of the car, to safety and provide medial aid, ...

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  17. UPDATED: Rescuers Pull Body From Car in Contra Costa CanalRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Patch.com

    UPDATED: Wednesday, March 2, 11:35 a.m. Emergency responders have pulled a man's body from a car that went into the Contra Costa Canal in Pittsburg this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector said.

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  18. Off the Grid bringing food trucks to downtown Pleasant HillRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Contra Costa Times

    This is the latest city in Contra Costa County to be lured by the siren song of the food truck.

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  19. Danville in fine condition, mayor reportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Contra Costa Times

    ... to the community, McNamara said. "They've given to every organization in Danville and probably in Contra Costa County," she said. "(The chamber) constantly approaches restaurants and asks for gift certificates, and Bridges always works with local ...

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  20. Chevron Agrees to Hire Locals for Richmond Refinery JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Oakland Post

    ... that represents some 6,200 residents. The rate is twice the unemployment level compared to the rest of Contra Costa County and well above the statewide unemployment rate of 8 percent. Vaca said the Chevron agreement is "an exciting opportunity for ...

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