Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Santa Cruz Jury Finds Ex-Con Guilty of Molesting Teen GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Patch.com

    ... to marry her. Marshall previously served 17 years in state prison after a conviction in 1986 in Contra Costa County for multiple counts of forcible sexual assault, district attorney's officials said. "This community owes a great deal of gratitude to ...

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  2. Man Convicted of 20 Counts of Child MolestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | KRON 4

    ... to marry her. Marshall previously served 17 years in state prison after a conviction in 1986 in Contra Costa County for multiple counts of forcible sexual assault, district attorney's officials said. "This community owes a great deal of gratitude to ...

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  3. editorial: Orinda Union doing right thing, but for wrong reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Contra Costa Times

    ... the mother works. Since July, that happens to be in Orinda, one of the most affluent communities in Contra Costa County. Young children who live in Orinda attend public school in the Orinda Union School District. Well, that is unless they don't look ...

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  4. County's background check delays swell up to a month, hurting job seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Contra Costa Times

    The Contra Costa County Superior Court has a reputation among private investigators as being difficult to work with, especially when it comes to running background checks for job-seekers and others who need to show a clean record. Critics say it's an antiquated system with no public access to databases, requiring clerks to run each name manually, which frequently causes delays.

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  5. Fatal Antioch car accident claims 51-year-old man, early Friday morningRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Antioch Herald

    ... may have been a factor. It is not known if alcohol or drugs were involved, pending an autopsy by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office. It is also not known if the male was experiencing a medical issue prior to the collision, which could have ...

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  6. Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Dec. 6 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Holiday Pet Food Drive: ARF will be collecting cat and dog food donations through Dec. 28 to help the many low-income Contra Costa County pet owners feed their pets during the holiday season. Donations of unexpired, unopened cat and dog food or Pet Food Express gift cards can be dropped off at ARF, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and from noon to 6 p.m. weekends.

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  7. Mt. Diablo district seeks donations for homeless and foster youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  8. Five Real Estate Investors Indicted on Bid-Rigging, Fraud ChargesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | ClayCord.com

    Five real estate investors were indicted Wednesday on nine counts of fraud and illegally rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in Contra Costa County, officials at the Department of Justice said. The indictment charges real estate investors John Michael Galloway, Nicholas Diaz, Glenn Guillory, Thomas Joyce, and Charles Rock with participating in a conspiracy to defraud mortgage holders and others by rigging bids at foreclosure auctions.

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  9. Child molester convicted on 20 Counts faces 150 years to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | KION 46

    In 1986, Marshall was previously convicted in Contra Costa County of multiple counts of forcible sexual assaults and served 17 years in state prison. Assistant District Attorney Rafael Vazquez says, "This community owes a great deal of gratitude to the ladies and gentlemen who served on this jury and who carefully weighed all of the evidence before reaching their verdicts."

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  10. El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission Seeking Proposals from Local ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Patch.com

    ... at next review, which will be at the Arts and Culture Commission meeting in January, 2015. Residents of Contra Costa County and Alameda County are welcome to apply. Preference is given to artists who are residents of El Cerrito. Individual and group ...

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  11. Two San Francisco police officers convicted in corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Two San Francisco police officers who live in Contra Costa County have been convicted of charges stemming from allegations they stole money and property from suspects. A federal jury found Officer Edmond Robles, 46, of Danville guilty Friday of five felony charges, including theft of more than $5,000 worth of property from a federally funded program.

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  12. 5 Real Estate Investors Indicted For Fraud, Bid Rigging At East Bay Foreclosure AuctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | CBS Local

    A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. SAN FRANCISCO - Five real estate investors were indicted Wednesday on nine counts of fraud and illegally rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in Contra Costa County, officials at the Department of Justice said.

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  13. Animal shelter veterinarians, technicians get training, equipment to make homeless animals smileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Contra Costa Times

    Shadow, a black 7-year-old cat, was the first of a few homeless animals to receive a dental checkup and treatment Thursday at the Contra Costa County Animal Shelter as part of the nationwide "Make Me Smile" shelter project. Besides having to be put under anesthesia, Shadow's visit was like any regular visit to the dentist.

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  14. Fundraiser for Community Violence Solutions on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Interview Center, CVS operates a 24-hour rape crisis line and a rape crisis center which is part of the Contra Costa County anti-human trafficking project. The nonprofit has a sexual assault team and conducts elementary, middle and high school ...

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  15. County seeks nominations for Humanitarian of the Year awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Contra Costa Times

    In honor of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is collecting nominations for its 37th Humanitarian and Student Humanitarian of the Year award. Candidates should have made contributions to the community representing the values of equality, peace, justice and personal integrity that King's life embodied.

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  16. Bay Point Father Finds Sex Offender in 12-year-old Daughter's BedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | ClayCord.com

    A Bay Point father found a 29-year-old registered sex offender in his 12-year-old daughter's bedroom late last month, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The parent found the man in his home in the 1000 block of Clearland Drive and detained him until deputies arrived, sheriff's officials said.

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  17. Hayward sex offender found in Bay Point girl's bedroom, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    A registered sex offender found in the bedroom of a 12-year-old Bay Point girl has been charged with child molestation and burglary, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. A parent at the home in the 100 block of Clearland Drive discovered Jose Simentel, 29, of Hayward, in the girl's bedroom in late November, according to sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee.

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  18. Dad Finds Hayward Man, 29, in 12-Year-Old Daughter's BedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Patch.com

    A Bay Point father found a 29-year-old registeded sex offender in his 12-year-old daughter's bedroom late last month, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The parent found the man in his home in the 1000 block of Clearland Drive and detained him until deputies arrived, sheriff's officials said.

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  19. Bay Point Father Finds Sex Offender in 12-Year-Old Daughter's RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | KRON 4

    A Bay Point father found a 29-year-old registered sex offender in his 12-year-old daughter's bedroom late last month, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The parent found the man in his home in the 1000 block of Clearland Drive and detained him until deputies arrived, sheriff's officials said.

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  20. West Contra Costa school district approves charter petitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    ... 2014." The petition approvals give the district a total of 11 charters compared with six for the rest of Contra Costa County. The new schools will bring the number of students enrolled in charters beginning next fall to about 3,800 if all three ...

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