Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Walnut Creek: Neighbors decry dead 'living wall' on Ygnacio Valley RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... leaders decided to do something different, opting for a kind of wall that's never been built before in Contra Costa County. At one time, the wall was filled with waves of colorful flowers and plants such as geraniums, jasmine and ivy that would ...

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  2. Search area to be expanded in hunt for missing El Dorado hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The continuing search for a University of California, Berkeley, student missing in rural El Dorado County resulted in no new developments Tuesday, county sheriff's officials said.

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  3. 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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  4. Cops Seize 2,500 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks In Pittsburg; 3 Arrested In Undercover Craigslist StingRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | CBS Local

    Law enforcement officials arrested three people and confiscated more than 2,500 pounds of illegal fireworks Thursday afternoon in Pittsburg, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

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  5. Craigslist sting nets more than a ton of fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | SFGate

    ... Richmond; Ivan Medina, 26, of Oakley; and Luis Amado Medina, 30, of Crown Point, Indiana were booked at Contra Costa County Jail on suspicion of felony and misdemeanor fireworks violations, including advertising and selling fireworks without a ...

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  6. Contra Costa County: One ton of fireworks seized in sting, 3 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... expect this to be a bad year as it is. We don't need fireworks on the streets." Fireworks are illegal in Contra Costa County and nearly all Bay Area cities, Marshall said, and their use this year is especially dangerous because of the conditions ...

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  7. Three arrested, 2,500 pounds of illegal fireworks confiscated in Pittsburg stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Law enforcement officials arrested three people and confiscated more than 2,500 pounds of illegal fireworks in Pittsburg, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said Friday.

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  8. Routine Screening for HIV to Increase in Alameda CountyRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Information Technology

    Eight local community health organizations in Alameda and Contra Costa counties are working to increase the number of patients who are offered an HIV test as part of routine medical visits.

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  9. Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Contra Costa County public health officials on Friday confirmed the county's first human case of West Nile virus this year -- a man in his 60s from central county.

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  10. 'Safe and Sane Fireworks' on Sale Soon in Dublin, Just Don't Bring Them to LivermoreRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... of the surrounding cities such as Pleasanton, Livermore and San Ramon. Fireworks are illegal in most of Contra Costa County. Only those fireworks designated as "safe and sane" can be used at the designated Dublin parks on fourth of July.

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  11. West Contra Costa: Cancer research fundraising relay to come to El Sobrante, El Cerrito, PinoleRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society's fundraising vehicle for cancer research and education, will come to several West Contra Costa County cities this summer.

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  12. Health Officials Report Contra Costa County Man Infected With West Nile VirusRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... case of West Nile virus of the year has been confirmed. The case involved a man in his 60s from Central Contra Costa County, officials said. The virus has already been identified in birds in Central and East Contra Costa County. [Previous: Third ...

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  13. Contra Costa students overcome obstacles to carve out promising futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Guest speaker and former graduate Deborah Estrada speaks to graduates and their families during the Contra Costa County Office of Education Youth Development Services Participation Award Ceremony at the Contra Costa County Office of Education building in Pleasant Hill, Calif., on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

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  14. Controller's Race: On a Fateful Friday, Fears of Contra Costa Being ConclusiveRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Orange Juice

    ... know a whole lot more once Los Angeles turns in what is rumored to be its last report - sometime today. Contra Costa County, with Mt. Diablo being its most arresting feature, seems like a lovely place to live - but when it comes to predicting ...

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  15. Contra Costa Health Plan must withdraw from state health insurance exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... to administer that it will lead to increased rates. The plan serves 138,000 mostly MediCal residents in Contra Costa County. From Oct. 1 through April 15, about 1.4 million people in California enrolled in a health-care plan through the Affordable ...

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  16. Hecklers at Richmond council meetings are a disgraceRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... sessions." Things have become so unruly that last year when Beckles acknowledged the Ryse Center , a Contra Costa County youth center, for its work in providing a safe space for gay teens, hooligans in the crowd heckled the teens who came to accept ...

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  17. Santa Clara County: Expect longer lines, waiting periods for court servicesRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... through attrition. Meanwhile, other branches that were less well-positioned had it worse, including Contra Costa County, which no longer provides court reporters in family, civil or probate cases, forcing people to pay for their own. Statewide, 51 ...

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  18. New Program Will Serve Frail Seniors in West Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Oakland Post

    ... continue living safely in their homes rather This will mean more choices and expanded services for West Contra Costa County residents by providing an "alternative care setting" at the Guardian site for eligible seniors who enroll in CEI's PACE ...

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  19. Editorial: Marin proves once again that it can muster force for searchesRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... looking for Ida. Cal Fire and the California Highway Patrol sent helicopters and aircraft to help. Contra Costa County sent its 40-member search team to help. There was even a team of supervised prison inmates deployed to help search the park's ...

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  20. Column: "Creative Space" - The Art & Health of HealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | ClayCord.com

    ... AHH table in July! June 19 6:30 - 8:30pm Art as Pride - Artist reception Exhibit runs through July 15 Contra Costa County Admin Building, Martinez Creative Space is a weekly column written by Lisa Fulmer that features local art events and ...

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