Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Family Of Slain 9-Year-Old Was Apparently Unaware Of Teen Suspect's Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | CBS Local

    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - The family of a 9-year-old boy slain Sunday morning in Discovery Bay was unaware that a family friend staying at their house overnight was showing signs of mental illness, their lawyer said Thursday. William Shultz, who was often called "Billy," was best friends with the older brother of Jordan Almgren, attorney Michael Verna said.

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  2. CA Drought & Urban Farming Kickoff Event: Join Congressman DeSaulnier & Assemblywoman BonillaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PR Log

    ... Martinez, CA 94553 (the farm does not have its own street address yet). This urban farm is located in Contra Costa County's Northern Waterfront. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier and Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla have been supporters of this urban farm for ...

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  3. Dad Says Discovery Bay Home to Remain WelcomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | NBC Bay Area

    ... Shultz, a friend of Jordy's older brother, had a history of mental illness, his parents and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said, though Almgren said his family knew nothing about that. Mental illness played an unquestionable role in the ...

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  4. San Ramon Valley District First Place in Graduation RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Patch.com

    According to the state, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District ranks #1 in Contra Costa County for its graduation rate.

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  5. Contra Costa Firefighters Fail to Pass Funding MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Patch.com

    United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Press Release EAST CONTRA COSTA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BENEFIT ASSESSMENT FAILS TO PASS The Future of The Fire District Takes a Dangerous Turn for the Worse Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 Oakley, Ca The future of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District took a dangerous turn for the worse today as the proposed Benefit Assessment that would have brought in over 4 million dollars to the cash strapped District failed to receive the support needed from the voters.

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  6. Death in Custody Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Patch.com

    ... Facility in Richmond. An investigation is underway. In Custody Death Update Investigators from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the DA's Office are continuing to investigate an in custody death that occurred on Saturday, April 25, ...

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  7. Volunteers needed for 2015 Contra Costa County Fair, get free entry into the FairRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Antioch Herald

    The Contra Costa County Fair is currently looking for individuals interested in volunteering at the 2015 Contra Costa County Fair, May 28th - May 31st. Contra Costa County Fair volunteers play an important role in helping to make the annual Fair a success.

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  8. Mental illness cited in killing of 9-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SFBay

    ... the family had already taken Jordan to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee. Deputies quickly identified Shultz as a suspect and a Kaiser Permanente nurse, who had ...

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  9. Contra Costa Supervisor Glover's 13-Hour Heart, Kidney Transplant Surgery a SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | ClayCord.com

    A 13-hour surgery to give a Contra Costa County supervisor a new heart and kidney was a success today, according to his staff. Supervisor Federal Glover has been waiting for the transplants since Feb. 26, when he checked himself into the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center for a battery of tests before physicians could determine if he was eligible for the long and complicated procedure.

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  10. Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | CBS Local

    ... on increases. Lafayette city leaders are taking notice, and considering what would be a first in Contra Costa County - a moratorium on raising rents, and a possible first step toward rent control. "It's really sad, and it's having an impact on some ...

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  11. Antioch: Firefighter's dirt bike stolen from stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Contra Costa County firefighter's dirt bike was stolen during a burglary last week at a fire station, police said. A secured parking lot gate was pried open sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. April 23 at the station at 315 West 10th St., said Antioch Police Lt.

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  12. 'No Question' Mental Illness Played Role In Slaying Of Contra Costa Boy: DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Patch.com

    ... the family had already taken Jordan to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee. Deputies quickly identified Shultz as a suspect and a Kaiser Permanente nurse, who had ...

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  13. Suspect in 9-year-old's murder - wanted to see what it was like to take a life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WWLP

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney's office has filed charges in the case involving the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay Sunday morning, officials announced Tuesday. 18-year-old William Schultz said he killed the sleeping boy because he wanted to know what it felt like to murder someone, according to a Contra Costa Times report.

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  14. East Bay baseball rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Inside Bay Area

    East Bay rankings are compiled by the Bay Area News Group, selected from high schools in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Records are through Tuesday.

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  15. Community members mourn the closure of Doctors Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | SFGate

    Members of the California Nurses Association and the Richmond Progressive Alliance held a "funeral" for DMC prior to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting on the morning of DMC's closure. Plywood with large red letters simply reading "DMC Closed" was affixed to the signs on the street that once welcomed patients to the largest public hospital on the western part of Contra Costa County.

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  16. East Bay softball rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Inside Bay Area

    On the bubble: Alameda , College Park . East Bay rankings are compiled by the Bay Area News Group, selected from high schools in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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  17. Antioch small businesses can get certified to do business with the state at Thursday workshopRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Antioch Herald

    Owners of small businesses in Antioch and East Contra Costa County are invited to learn how to increase their business opportunities with the state of California during a free workshop on Thursday, April 23, in Antioch. Co-sponsored by Assemblyman Jim Frazier, the California Department of General Services and the Antioch Chamber of Commerce, the State of California Small Business Certification Workshop will run from 10 a.m. to noon at the chamber office, 101 H St., Unit 4. Staff members from the Department of General Services will walk participants through the process of becoming certified to do business with the state, the first step in bidding for and soliciting service contracts from state agencies.

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  18. Time to enter your exhibits in the 2015 Contra Costa County FairRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Antioch Herald

    Think you own the best pig, bake the most delicious apple pie, make a beautiful quilt, or have an uncanny knack for making crafts? Be sure to enter the Contra Costa County Fair's competitive exhibits - and join the thousands of Contra Costa County residents who enter exhibits each year in the Fair. There are hundreds of categories and specialty contests for adults and children.

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  19. Contra Costa Public Law Library Can Help If You're Headed To Small Claims CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    ... your court papers, and preparing for your court hearing. Please stop in, visit online, or call the Contra Costa County Law Library...Your Source ForLegal Information .Our telephone number for the main branch in Martinez is (925) 646-2783. Our ...

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  20. El Cerrito's affordable housing outlook bleakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Nearly 50 percent of El Cerrito residents are 45 or older compared with just over 40 percent for Contra Costa County as a whole. Developers may have to concentrate on higher density, multifamily projects in order to control costs. The report also ...

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