Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. On Tap: East Contra Costa County theater, arts and other eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Contra Costa Times

    The Drama Factory will present "The Cat and The Devil," based on the story by James Joyce and adapted and directed by John Ballesteros. The play is se in Medieval France at a time when the town of Beaugency is in trouble.

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  2. Twice-Told Tales: Brentwood forms a dog pound in 1955Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Contra Costa Times

    ... for the county argued that postponing the plans for the dump would jeopardize their plans to dump Contra Costa County garbage in Alameda and Solano counties. Then Councilwoman Nancy Parent said that she didn't know what the city's next plans would ...

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  3. Disneylanda s measles flap is a hard lesson in how vaccines workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... prevent a disease outbreak. Santa Clara County is fortunate that its vaccination rate is 92.53 percent. Contra Costa County's is even higher at 93.96 percent. But in Orange County, the home of Disneyland, the county's overall rate of vaccination has ...

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  4. Bay Area Commute Dubbed 'Most Predictable' In The NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | CBS Local

    ... r commute times than other regions. But the morning commute along southbound State Route 242 in northern Contra Costa County and the Interstate 580 interchange in Albany are among commutes that stand out as the most unreliable in the Bay Area.

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  5. Portion of Mt. Diablo State Park to be Closed for Five MonthsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | ClayCord.com

    A portion of Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County will be closed to the public for five months to allow for the nesting season of a protected species, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

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  6. John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund Awards $1 Million to Contra Costa County's UnderservedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    ... initiatives that will improve the health and well-being of low-income residents in Central and East Contra Costa County in late December 2014. The CHF is the community benefit grant-making arm of John Muir Health. In 1997, the CHF was formed by the ...

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  7. Save the Date! Buena Vista's "A Toast to Tutoring," Friday, March 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    An auxiliary of Assistance League of Diablo Valley, Buena Vista is a women's philanthropic nonprofit organization dedicated to helping elementary school children in Contra Costa County learn to read through its Buena Vista Tutorial Program. These dedicated career women and stay-at-home moms raise funds to employ credentialed teachers to help students who are below grade level in reading.

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  8. Railroad Train Collided With Fuel Truck Saturday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    A Union Pacific Railroad train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying gasoline in Contra Costa County on Saturday night, a spokesman said today. The collision occurred shortly before 10 p.m. at Waterfront Road and Solano Way, Union Pacific Railroad spokesman Aaron Hunt said.

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  9. Contra Costa County Firefighters Handing Out Giftcards to Victims of Fires, Natural DisastersRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 1 | ClayCord.com

    Beginning in a few weeks, firefighters will also be offering victims of major fires and natural disasters $100 gift cards to help them recover, said fire Capt. Vincent Wells, who is president of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230.

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  10. San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board Votes to Renew Local...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Patch.com

    ... School District will receive a ballot in the mail in early April. Ballots must be received by the Contra Costa County Registrar of Voters by May 5, 2015, to be counted. Care to comment on this story? Scroll down to find the comment section. ...

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  11. Peregrine Falcon Nesting Season Prompts Partial Closure Of Mt. Diablo State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    CLAYTON - A portion of Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County will be closed to the public for five months to allow for the nesting season of a protected species, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

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  12. Lone Republican bows out of State Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Pleasanton Weekly

    ... Hertle's name will remain on the ballot as the deadline to remove it has already passed, according to Contra Costa County election officials. The special primary election, to fill the unexpired term of now-Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), is ...

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  13. Longtime volunteer makes his mark at East Contra Costa Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Norm Ruddick slid his self-proclaimed "three-fingered" hand into a yellow glove as he prepared for a morning of volunteer work at the East Contra Costa County Historical Society and Museum. Before heading to the work site behind the museum, Ruddick folded over the empty part of his glove and grinned.

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  14. Iconic old trees to fall for Orwood Road bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Inside Bay Area

    ... trees that residents estimate to be about 100 years old. The Orwood Road Bridge spans Werner Cut in East Contra Costa County, north of Discovery Bay and northeast of Brentwood, just past Orwood Resort. The area is agricultural, residential and ...

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  15. Lone Republican drops out of East Bay State Senate electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... - an idea that's anathema to many Democrats. The 7th District seat, which represents central and eastern Contra Costa County as well as Alameda County's Tri-Valley area, came open when Democrat Mark DeSaulnier was sworn in last month to succeed Rep. ...

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  16. Man Fatally Shot in Contra Costa County Identified as Fidel Rodriguez-RomeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KRON 4

    The Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified a man fatally shot early Saturday morning in Richmond as 52-year-old Fidel Rodriguez-Romero. Richmond police officers responded to a report of gunfire shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of 23rd Street.

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  17. Coroner Identifies Man Fatally Shot Early Saturday in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    The Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified a man fatally shot early Saturday morning in Richmond as 52-year-old Fidel Rodriguez-Romero. Richmond police officers responded to a report of gunfire shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of 23rd Street.

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  18. Contra Costa County Fire to Begin Handing Out Gift Cards to Victims of Fires, Natural DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    Firefighters from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will soon be offering residents more than safety from fires. Beginning in a few weeks, firefighters will also be offering victims of major fires and natural disasters $100 gift cards to help them recover, said fire Capt.

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  19. Firefighters from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | San Jose Mercury News

    Beginning in a few weeks, firefighters will also be offering victims of major fires and natural disasters $100 gift cards to help them recover, said fire Capt. Vincent Wells, who is president of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230.

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  20. Commute times up in Silicon Valley and the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KLIV

    ... 8 percent of county residents living and working within the county. The longest Bay Area commute goes to Contra Costa County residents, at an average of 33 minutes.

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