Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Cal/OSHA Investigating Deadly Gravel AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KRON 4

    The Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified the woman killed by toppling gravel as 32-year-old Lindsey Combs. Combs died Monday afternoon when a gravel truck overturned onto her car near the corner of Shell Avenue and Pine Street.

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  2. Extension of San Ramon Measure A parcel tax for schools endorsed by County DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Halfway To Concord

    The Democratic Party of Contra Costa County today announced its unanimous endorsement of San Ramon Valley Unified School District Measure A parcel tax for schools. Measure A supporters claim it is not a tax increase, but simply extends the current voter-approved local funding first adopted by voters in 2004, and renewed in 2009.

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  3. Jobless Rate in San Ramon Falls Well Below State Average, Data ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... and County of San Francisco's unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in February and the unemployment rate in Contra Costa County was 5.3 percent. The Employment Development Department made the announcements in conjunction with a report that California's ...

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  4. Calif. FD joins AMR to submit ambulance bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | EMS1

    ... will strengthen the delivery of emergency ambulance and advanced life support care to the residents of Contra Costa County while bringing the best value to the system," fire Chief Jeff Carman said in a statement. The contract for AMR, which has ...

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  5. Antioch Council to hear Measure C tax report, study then discuss homeless programs at Tuesday meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Antioch Herald

    ... " Then, during the regular agenda, under Item 4, City staff is recommending the Council "1. Adopt the Contra Costa County Homeless Strategic Plan, 'Forging Ahead Towards Preventing and Ending Homelessness' which was approved by the County Board of ...

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  6. Walking, Biking Ideas Welcome at Concord Planning WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    ... will be an open-house format focused on community needs and the built environment. Staff from the Contra Costa County Health Services' Community Wellness and Prevention Program, Monument Impact, and City staff will be on hand to listen to ideas and ...

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  7. Two-alarm fire after big-rig slams into Pittsburg strip mall; driver diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... if anyone else was injured. As of 9 a.m., firefighters were battling a two-alarm fire at the strip mall, Contra Costa County fire spokesman Robert Marshall said. Police were asking motorists to avoid the area and use Harbor Street or Loveridge Road ...

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  8. Big-Rig Plows Into Pittsburg Building, Sets Off 2-Alarm FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 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 [...] PITTSBURG - Firefighters were battling a two-alarm fire Monday morning in Pittsburg that was apparently sparked by a big-rig that crashed into a building, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

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  9. Big Rig Crashes into RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | NBC Bay Area

    A big rig crashed into a Mexican restaurant in a Pittsburg strip mall on Monday morning causing an explosion and a two-alarm fire, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. Firefighters, PG&E, and investigators rushed to the scene of Los Patrones Mesican Food on Railroad Avenue, which was first reported about 8:30 a.m. Aerial footage over the scene showed the rig had completely veered off the road into the bowels of the restaurant and emergency crews surrounded the building.

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  10. Big rig slams into Pittsburg strip mall, crews battle two-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    At least one person was reportedly injured Monday morning after a big rig slammed into a strip mall on Railroad Avenue, setting a portion of the building on fire, police and fire officials said. Emergency crews were dispatched at 8:24 a.m. to the 3800 block of Railroad Avenue near Linscheid Drive for a report of a traffic crash, Contra Costa County fire spokesman Robert Marshall said.

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  11. Police Stop Distraught East Bay Man From Trying to Jump Off Bridge for Second TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    A man was taken into custody this morning after he threatened to jump off the Antioch Bridge, his second such attempt in little over a month, according to Oakley police and the California Highway Patrol. Around 10 a.m. today, Pittsburg police notified Oakley police and other east Contra Costa County agencies to be on the lookout for an armed man on a motorcycle, Oakley police Sgt.

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  12. San Francisco: Police investigating racist texts from fired officer from Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Contra Costa man fired earlier this year from San Francisco's police force after being convicted in connection with stealing from drug suspects also sent out a series of racist texts including several to fellow officers. Federal prosecutors disclosed the texts sent by former Sgt.

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  13. Make A Career Out Of Your Passion, Says San Francisco Health Care AdminRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | CBS Local

    ... 2012, Diablo Valley Oncology / Hematology Medical Group joined practices with Pacific Urology, forming Contra Costa County's first private multi-specialty group of its kind." "Invest the time to job shadow or volunteer in various positions you may ...

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  14. Stay up-to-date on Election Night results, available beginning shortly afterRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Antioch Herald

    State Senatorial District Special Primary Election just a week away, the Contra Costa County Elections Division has devised an updated strategy for quickly processing and reporting results. The availability of updated reports will be communicated via Twitter and Facebook, using the hashtag #CoCoVote2015.

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  15. Driver Crashes Into Fire Engine At Scene Of I-80 Accident, Sending Firefighter To HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | 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 [...] A driver crashed into a fire engine responding to a previous accident on I-80 near Hercules. HERCULES - Officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the proper placement of a fire engine at the scene of an overturned vehicle crash Sunday morning saved firefighters' lives.

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  16. Rodeo: Driver hits fire engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of the vehicle suffered major injuries and was airlifted to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. ( Contra Costa County Fire Protect ) RODEO -- A man was hospitalized with major injuries early Sunday after hitting a fire engine at the scene of a ...

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  17. Moraga-Orinda Fire District looks at ways to fund $16.9 million in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Inside Bay Area

    ... across the Bay Area squirreling away funds to pay for future retiree health care benefits. The Contra Costa County Fire District makes a $2 million annual contribution for retiree health care benefits that goes into a county trust to fund a nearly ...

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  18. Motorcyclist, 36, Killed Sunday Afternoon On I-680Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Patch.com

    ... of about 2:30 p.m., he said. No other vehicles were involved in the accident, according to the CHP. The Contra Costa County coroner's office has been called to the scene, Simmons said. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the CHP Contra ...

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  19. Bridge Jump ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KRON 4

    A man was taken into custody this morning after he threatened to jump off the Antioch Bridge, his second such attempt in little over a month, according to Oakley police and the California Highway Patrol. Around 10 a.m. today, Pittsburg police notified Oakley police and other east Contra Costa County agencies to be on the lookout for an armed man on a motorcycle, Oakley police Sgt.

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  20. Motorcyclist killed in AlamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KRON 4

    ... between both ramps, according to Simmons. The ramps were reopened as of about 2:30 p.m., he said. The Contra Costa County coroner's office has been called to the scene, Simmons said. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the CHP Contra ...

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