Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Ex-Walnut Creek Cop Sentenced For Off-Duty Beating Of Woman With BatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Patch.com

    ... home detention and could see his sentence reduced to six months with good behavior, according to Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Barry Grove. The Martinez resident and 30-year Walnut Creek Police Department veteran pleaded no contest ...

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  2. Berkeley gets a taste of the Sunday Streets Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | SFGate

    ... October 12, 2014. Members of Troupe Tangier & Sharifa's Habibis, a middle eastern dance group from Contra Costa County, perform on Shattuck Avenue during Berkeley's Sunday Streets in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, October 12, 2014. Karla Stine blows ...

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  3. Antioch: City Council candidate on probation for fraud convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of which he was aware but did not report, and that he was charged after refusing to cooperate with the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. "I didn't want to see any of my family members go to prison," he said. "At first, I thought it ...

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  4. West Contra Costa school board candidates discuss superintendent's job performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Contra Costa Times

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment .

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  5. Grass Fire Under Control near Contra Costa County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | KRON 4

    ... Aspara Drive, only several hundred feet east of the detention center. The Marsh Creek jail, part of the Contra Costa County detention system, is nicknamed the "farm" due to its rural location, according to the jail's website. The minimum-security ...

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  6. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for Oct. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    He says $70 million is budgeted to open the bottom deck third lane, and to create a multiuse path on the upper deck. But how much of the $70 million is for opening a third lane on the lower deck and how much is for the upper deck bike lane? My guess is that it would cost a pittance to provide the third lane on the lower deck, and most of the $70 million to create a bike lane.

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  7. Rodeo-Hercules fire chief's contract extension raises hacklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Inside Bay Area

    ... On Thursday, Kelly sent a letter to Rodeo-Hercules district counsel Richard Pio Roda, with a copy to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office, accusing the board of several violations of the Brown Act involving the announcement of matters ...

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  8. Guest commentary: Effort to blunt school truancy is far greater than posters and bannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Contra Costa Times

    ... newspaper presented an article titled "Truancy costly for kids, schools." The article reported that the Contra Costa County Office of Education has created posters and banners to help schools address the issue of chronic absenteeism and truancy. It ...

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  9. Contra Costa County: Three new human cases of West Nile virus reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Contra Costa Times

    Three more people have tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting health officials to issue a new round of warnings to residents to drain standing water, wear insect repellent and report dead birds. In addition to the human cases, mosquitoes from an agricultural area east of Discovery Bay and a dead bird in Alamo also tested positive for the virus, according to the Contra Costa County Mosquito & Vector Control District.

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  10. Ex-Walnut Creek Police Officer gets 1-year sentence for beating woman with batRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | KTVU Oakland

    ... home detention and could see his sentence reduced to six months with good behavior, according to Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Barry Grove. The Martinez resident and 30-year Walnut Creek Police Department veteran pleaded no contest ...

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  11. Teen Accused Of Setting Bus Passenger On Fire Close To Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | KRON 4

    ... case wasn't called until late in the morning is that DuBois had been detained at an unrelated case in Contra Costa County longer than had been anticipated. Delucchi said there's a backup trial date for Thomas if a plea agreement isn't finalized but ...

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  12. El Cerrito police log: DUI suspect injures pedestrian; live copper...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Inside Bay Area

    At 9 p.m. on the Ohlone Greenway a Richmond man, 52, was determined to be heavily intoxicated and according to police, asked to be jailed for public intoxication. "His request was honored" and he was taken to the Contra Costa County Detention Facility.

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  13. Contra Costa County Sheriff's Deputy Given Award of Valor by CA Peace Officer's AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Patch.com

    Deputy Gary Clark was given an Award of Valor by the CPOA during its annual awards luncheon on October 6, 2014. Last September, retired Sergeant Gary Clark, working as a per diem Deputy Sheriff in the Civil Unit, and his partner conducted an eviction at a residence in unincorporated San Ramon.

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  14. Oakland Attorney: Teen accused of setting bus passenger on fire close to plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | KTVU Oakland

    ... case wasn't called until late in the morning is that DuBois had been detained at an unrelated case in Contra Costa County longer than had been anticipated. Delucchi said there's a backup trial date for Thomas if a plea agreement isn't finalized but ...

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  15. Red Cross Announces its 2014 Contra Costa County HeroesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | ClayCord.com

    The American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter will honor recipients of the 2014 Contra Costa County Heroes Awards at a breakfast on Friday, October 24, at the Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville. The annual Contra Costa County Heroes Breakfast recognizes local individuals and organizations that make a difference in their community through acts of extraordinary courage and kindness proudly sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and CSAA Insurance Group - an AAA Insurer.

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  16. Sandra Risser: Still crazy after all these yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Daily Republic

    At a time when most people are retired, or approaching the time to say goodbye to the work world, Sandra Risser is busier than ever. The 73-year-old Concord resident is a comic who recently spent six days in Las Vegas for a comedy competition and ended up in the top 16. This is the third year she's competed there.

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  17. Drop-Off Boxes Aimed at Making it Easier to Vote in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa residents will find it a little easier to vote this upcoming election, as the County Elections Office is teaming up with City Clerks to provide several convenient "CoCo Vote-N-Go" drop off locations prior to and on Election Day. Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Brentwood, Antioch, Pittsburg, San Ramon, Orinda, Richmond, San Pablo, Hercules, and Pinole are among the cities who are participating in this effort.

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  18. Delta manhunt nets arrest after houseboat shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Willits News

    An hourlong manhunt through Delta waterways and farms ended with the arrest of a man who allegedly shot his friend in the arm on a liveaboard boat. A barking neighborhood dog finally alerted Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies to the presence of William Corcoran, who was hiding in a field east of Oakley and south of Jersey Island, said Sgt.

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  19. Truck fatally ejects driver on HWY4Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | SFBay

    ... according to Fransen. One lane of the off-ramp remained closed as of 7:30 p.m., CHP officials said. The Contra Costa County coroner's office was called to the scene. Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call the CHP's Contra Costa ...

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  20. Push for election poll workers continues in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Antioch Herald

    The election is just a month away, but there is still time for those interested in serving their community and making $125 in the process to sign up to work at a local voter precinct on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Contra Costa County is in need of civic-minded men and women ages 16 and older to be poll workers in all areas of the county.

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