Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 8)

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  1. Concord teacher denies molesting studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | SFBay

    A Contra Costa County prosecutor in a Martinez courtroom today portrayed a popular Concord elementary school teacher as a pedophile who became obsessed with certain male students, developed inappropriate relationships with them and tried to conceal his lascivious conduct.

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  2. Tri Delta Transit Named Best Transit System in North AmericaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | The Antioch Herald

    ... and reduce the environmental impact of Tri Delta Transit. Tri Delta Transit is a vital part of Eastern Contra Costa County and this award is a great honor for the entire community. "We share this honor with all of our customers and the citizens in ...

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  3. Oakland scrapping old police radio systemRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | San Francisco Chronicle

    After seven years and $18 million, the Oakland City Council last week finally gave up on using a police radio system so unreliable that it has endangered officers and even left President Obama vulnerable.

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  4. $90M Shake down: Richmond Council approves Chevron Modernization PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Halfway To Concord

    ... by a long list of city and state agencies, including the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Contra Costa County Health Services, Richmond NAACP, the East Bay Leadership Council; and the Council of Industries. U.S. Rep. George Miller, who ...

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  5. Police promote 'National Night Out' gatherings in Lamorinda, Walnut CreekRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Contra Costa Times

    ... with the Red Cross disaster preparedness program wants to ensure residents of her town and others around Contra Costa County have plans in place to act fast in any emergency -- and she thinks the upcoming National Night Out is a prime venue for ...

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  6. VIDEO & PHOTOS: Contra Costa County Sheriff Seeks Information on Residential Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | ClayCord.com

    The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is looking for the man who broke into a home on Neely Ct. in Alamo, which is on the Walnut Creek border.

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  7. Orinda being wrecked by Centralized PlanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Halfway To Concord

    ... idea: a disease called Centralized Planning. One need only visit Orinda, California, a small city in Contra Costa County, to see how Centralized Planning has wrecked a semi-rural, village-like environment. Orinda, a town of 17,000 people, was the ...

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  8. Teens get 'Mad' at money-management boot camp in AntiochRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    ... literacy boot camp in Antioch. The 50 teens gathered at Paradise Skate Roller Park were the first in Contra Costa County to go through the credit union's program, which has been wildly successful in Solano County since 2009, according to Travis' ...

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  9. Books Are Dead. Long Live Books.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | AltWeeklies

    If one mayor represented all of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, that person's 2.5 million constituents would live in the country's fourth-largest city. And just as these East Bay counties are very different from the rest of the San Francisco...

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  10. Do Or Die for Mystery Pot LawRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | AltWeeklies

    A landmark bill to regulate medical pot in California is speeding through Sacramento, but no one knows for sure what will be in it.

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  11. Walnut Creek News Briefs -- Candidates start filing for November election and become a CERT memberRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    ... such as Blu 42 Sports Lounge co-owner Matt DeLima and City Council regular and former member of the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging Ralph Hoffmann have pulled papers to run but not yet filed them, as of Tuesday. Also up for election is ...

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  12. Contra Costa County: Volunteers still needed for Project Homeless Connect in RichmondRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    The annual, daylong event routinely draws more than 1,000 homeless people who receive food, medical and dental care, haircuts, pet care, shelter and many other services.

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  13. Contra Costa County: World Breastfeeding Week events feature expert...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    Contra Costa County is partnering with community organizations to help moms and babies nurse during the 22nd annual World Breastfeeding Week celebration, which starts Friday and runs through Aug. 7. Antioch, 9 a.m. -- 3 p.m. Saturday: Contra Costa County Community Baby Shower, Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch, 3415 Oakley Rd. The event, geared to ... (more)

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  14. Marty Medin, fireman and fishermanRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Point Reyes Light

    ... a commercial fisherman, mechanic and contractor. In the early 1950s, the family moved to El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, where Marty played basketball at the local high school. On a fishing trip to Tomales Bay at the time, the family fell in love ...

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  15. Tri-Valley briefs: Community service nonprofit reopens renamed gift shopRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Tri-Valley Haven will celebrate the reopening of its newly refurbished thrift shop Aug. 2 with door prizes, activities for children and refreshments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Formerly the Buenas Vidas Thrift Store, the shop has been renamed the Tri-Valley Haven Thrift Store and has a remodeled interior.

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  16. Help maintain the community's investmentRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | New Times SLO

    ... 65 have passed bonds over the last 12 years - nine of which passed over the last two years. Some, like Contra Costa County Community College District, are on their third consecutive bond. Others, like Los Angeles Community College District, passed ...

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  17. Around Alamo: Mount Diablo's annual Hike for Shelter coming upRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... get exercise and soothe the soul. And whether you're an avid hiker or weekend warrior, Shelter, Inc. of Contra Costa County is inviting the public to bask in the beauty of the mountain and help raise awareness for the organization, which helps ...

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  18. Rescued birds find new home in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of 6 and 10 from the Richmond Police Activities League, a local organization that teaches youths in West Contra Costa County through athletics, academics and art. In groups of four, the kids carefully brought cat carrier-sized red and blue boxes to ...

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  19. League of Women Voters Elects New OfficersRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Oakland Post

    The League of Women Voters West Contra Costa County held its annual meeting recently where it announced newly elected board member.

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  20. El Cerrito studies ways to add housingRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... which include those with five or more members, was 6.5 percent, compared with 13.2 percent for Contra Costa County as a whole. One affordable housing development, Ohlone Gardens, at 6431 Portola Drive, is now under construction. Another project, ...

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