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12 hrs ago | East Bay Express
The proposed measure would be a constitutional amendment that would roll back aspects of Prop 209, a 1996 ballot initiative that eliminated affirmative action in California's public institutions.
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16 hrs ago | Patch.com
East Bay food lovers should mark their calendars and clear their palates as Martinez Street Eats , a local Bay Area food truck event, rolls up at the Martinez Marina -- including one Concord-based operation, Yummi BBQ .
16 hrs ago | Patch.com
From sweet to savory, fusion to vegan, Martinez Street Eats takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Martinez Marina.
18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The Commission on Aging is set to meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in Classroom B, Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle.
Political and labor leaders ripped Tesoro on Tuesday for backing out of two volunteer worker-safety programs in 2012 as scrutiny of the company grew in the wake of two acid spills in less than a month that sent workers from its Golden Eagle oil refinery to the hospital.
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.
A 36-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance on Raap Avenue at 5:02 a.m. PETTY THEFT -- The registration tags of a vehicle on Fig Tree Lane were reported stolen at 10:18 a.m. FRAUD -- A business on Arnold Drive reported at 4:07 p.m. that a call was received stating that ... (more)
An environmental scientist who has worked in the Santa Monica Mountains area for more than two decades and the chief of staff to a county supervisor were among nearly a dozen Los Angeles County Women of the Year award recipients honored today.
Most people have, at some point, encountered someone with a mental illness. Perhaps there is an aunt or cousin with mental illness, or the son or daughter of a coworker.
Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church this morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.
Martinez Education Foundation is honored to announce that long time Martinez resident and Alhambra High School graduate of the Class of 1955 Sheila A. Grilli, who passed away in August 2013, has bequeathed $50,000 to the MEF Legacy Fund for the future benefit of students and teachers in the Martinez public schools.
Traffic hazard: A traffic hazard was reported at 4:01 p.m. in the 3300 block of Deer Hill Road.
Ronald Guinto, 32, a seventh-grade teacher at Mira Vista Elementary School since his hiring in January, was arrested Wednesday on campus before class began, said Richmond police Capt.