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  1. Travis Credit Union offers free tax help to low-, moderate-income peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Reporter

    ... also be by appointment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. TCU Provides Free Tax Preparation to Assist Solano and Contra Costa County residents. To make an appointment at the Dixon branch, please call 469-4317 or for the Richmond branch 469-4313. Appointments ...

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  2. Contra Costa County's New Superintendent of Schools Sworn Into OfficeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Patch.com

    Karen Sakata is the county's first female of superintendent schools, as well as the position's first Asian American. On a bright, shiny, and slightly chilly morning, more than 300 attendees witnessed former Contra Costa County Office of Education Deputy Superintendent Karen Sakata be sworn in as the county's new superintendent of schools.

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  3. Arrest Made In Alleged Marijuana and Hash Oil OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KRON 4

    ... the home once the canister was discovered and called the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District and Contra Costa County hazardous materials officials to remove it, police said. San Ramon resident Ahmad Wais Sulaiman, 31, was arrested on suspicion ...

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  4. San Ramon: One arrested at pot grow house; butane discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 31-year-old man was arrested after police discovered a marijuana grow and hash oil operation at a San Ramon home Tuesday. A pressurized canister of what was believed to be butane was also found inside the residence, located on Henry Lane, and the Contra Costa County Hazardous Materials Department was called to secure the scene and safely dispose of the chemical.

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  5. EBMUD puts rate hike on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Thanks to December's downpour, 1.3 million East Bay residents expecting to see a 14 percent hike in their water bill this month are getting a break -- for now. The East Bay Municipal Utility District has postponed its emergency plan to pump Sacramento River water to local reservoirs as insurance against a prolonged drought.

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  6. Twice-Told Tales: East County warned of H-Bomb attack in 1955, and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Contra Costa Times

    Feds warn East County to beware of H-Bomb in 1955: In 1955, Contra Costa and Alameda counties kicked off the new year with a visit from Val Peterson, who was serving as the director of the Federal Civil Defense Administration at the time. Peterson warned of the potential for devastating H-Bomb attacks, presumably from Russia, and said, "if this country is involved in a war, there will be no spectators to sit on the sidelines."

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  7. Dublin Cyclist Killed in Crash Saturday was School Vice PrincipalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Patch.com

    A 40-year-old bicyclist killed in a crash east of San Ramon on Saturday morning was the vice principal of a Berkeley high school and was slated to become principal of a school in Napa. The bicyclist, identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Dublin resident Herman Shum, was part of a group of 50 to 60 people cycling east on Highland Road around 9:45 a.m. Saturday when the crash occurred, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  8. Antioch: One person rescued from house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Contra Costa Times

    The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has removed one person from a single-alarm fire late Sunday afternoon at a home in Antioch, a dispatcher said.

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  9. Berkeley school mourns death if assistant principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Inside Bay Area

    Faculty and students at a private high school were in mourning for their assistant principal on Monday after his death in a weekend bike crash in unincorporated Contra Costa County. Authorities confirmed that Herman Shum, 40, assistant principal at Saint Mary's High School, died when he veered into the opposite lane of traffic while trying to avoid another bike crash on Highland Road near Carneal Road around 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning.

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  10. AD 15 community advocates create an Unity SlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Examiner.com

    ... of Tony Thurmond. Thurmond accrued 54.3% of the vote while Elizabeth Echols got 45.7% of the vote. In Contra Costa County Thurmond garnered 61% and 50.4% in Alameda County. While the numbers are impressive and the end result of a very well ran ...

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  11. Berkeley Assistant Principal Killed In Bicycle Crash Near San RamonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN RAMON - The California Highway Patrol has released a few more details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and a bicyclist on a road in Contra Costa County, east of San Ramon.

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  12. Concord DUI Checkpoint Nets Two ArrestsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | ClayCord.com

    The Concord Police Department is association with the AVOID 25 grant conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Saturday, December 27, 2014 from 2100 p.m. to 3:30 a.m., as part of The City of Concord's and Contra Costa County's commitment to public safety. This checkpoint was one of many that have been or will be conducted throughout the year in the City of Concord.

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  13. One Person Rescued From House Fire In AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | KRON 4

    The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has removed one person from a single-alarm fire late this afternoon at a home in Antioch, a dispatcher said.

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  14. Dublin cyclist killed on Highland Road east of San RamonRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The California Highway Patrol today released a few more details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and a bicyclist on a road in Contra Costa County, east of San Ramon. The bicyclist killed in the collision, reported around 9:45 a.m., was part of a group of about 50 to 60 people cycling on eastbound Highland Road, less than a mile west of Carneal Road.

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  15. Watch it in the East Bay: 'The Interview' in Theaters Despite ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    At least 10 theaters in the Bay Area and Monterey Bay regions plan to show the controversial comedy "The Interview" on Christmas Day since Sony Pictures Entertainment announced it would release the film despite an online group's threats to harm patrons. Movie houses in Berkeley and Livermore in Alameda County, Pittsburg and Martinez in Contra Costa County, Fairfax in Marin County, Monterey in Monterey County, San Jose in Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley in Santa Cruz County and Petaluma in Sonoma County plan screenings, according to theater websites.

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  16. California bicyclist killed, trying to avoid crashRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... the middle of a pack of about 60 riders. The group was on a country road at 9:45 a.m. near Livermore in Contra Costa County. The California Highway Patrol reports that the cyclist veered across the double yellow line and fell on the road in front of ...

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  17. Bicyclist killed in rural Contra Costa crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | San Jose Mercury News

    A cyclist trying to avoid a bicycle crash ahead of him was killed Saturday when he veered into the opposite lane of traffic and fell off his bike in front of an oncoming truck, California Highway Patrol officials said. The crash occurred at about 9:45 a.m. on Highland Road near Carneal Road -- between San Ramon and Livermore in rural Contra Costa County.

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  18. Dublin Bicyclist, 40, Fatally Struck by Livermore Truck Driver Saturday MorningRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 27 | Patch.com

    The California Highway Patrol has released a few more details about a deadly crash this morning between a truck and a bicyclist on a road in Contra Costa County, east of San Ramon. The bicyclist killed in the collision, reported around 9:45 a.m., was part of a group of about 50 to 60 people cycling on eastbound Highland Road, less than a mile west of Carneal Road.

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  19. Cyclist killed in crash was riding with large groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | SFBay

    A person killed in a collision in Contra Costa County Saturday morning was part of a large group of bicyclists traveling in the area, a California Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Officers responded to a report of a collision between a vehicle and bicyclist on eastbound Highland Road about three-quarters of a mile west of Carneal Road around 9:45 a.m., CHP Sgt.

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  20. Bicyclist killed, motorists injured in rural Contra Costa crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | Inside Bay Area

    A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning after colliding with a water tanker in rural Contra Costa County Saturday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said. The victim, who has not been identified, was hit about 9:45 a.m. at Highland and Carneal Roads, authorities said.

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