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  1. Emeryville names new schools superintendentRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Emeryville school board, which oversees a district with 726 students in two schools, approved a three-year contract Wednesday night for a new superintendent.

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  2. Richmond marijuana collective agrees to pay back feesRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The holder of one of the city's six permits to sell medical marijuana agreed Thursday to pay about $62,000 in back fees as he continues to look for a place to open up shop.

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  3. Review: Christian Tetzlaff and San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Bela Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 is a work of extreme emotional sweep. There's sweet rapture.

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  4. Cal football player Damariay Drew arrested, suspended from teamRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Cal defensive back Damariay Drew has been suspended indefinitely from the team by the athletic department after a felony arrest this week for allegedly punching a man and kicking his dog.

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  5. Morality clause for Oakland Catholic schoolteachers wrong, parents sayRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A new faith and morals clause for Catholic schoolteachers in the Diocese of Oakland implies that teachers who are gay, have sex outside marriage or use birth control could be fired, and that is wrong, according to some angry parents and Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner.

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  6. Citywise: Bedbug victims get rent rebates in OaklandRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A dozen tenants in a West Oakland apartment building infested with bedbugs were awarded nearly $30,000 in rent reductions after filing a complaint with the city's Rental Adjustment Board.

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  7. UC nonresident students increase as Californians' admissions slowRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Student tour guide and Cal senior Sam Kirschner, center, leads a tour group past Wheeler Hall for students who have been accepted to UC Berkeley.

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  8. Homeroom: A comedy drama in Hayward and a food fundraiser in BerkeleyRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    "The Dastardly Dr. Devereaux" is a comedy-drama about a wealthy widow, Lotta Cash, who must keep on the lookout for the evil Dr. Dogsbreath Devereaux.

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  9. Union files safety complaint about UC Berkeley custodian's death last monthRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Union leaders said today that they've filed a complaint with the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health about the death of a custodian at the University of California at Berkeley on April 7. Leaders of American Federation of State Local and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents 22,000 service and patient care technical workers ... (more)

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  10. Bishop O'Dowd tops Arroyo, clinches WACC-Foothill Division crownRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Bishop O'Dowd High baseball team didn't waste any time putting runs on the scoreboard Thursday in its West Alameda County Conference-Foothill Division game against visiting Arroyo.

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  11. Richmond: Leaders, community discuss propsed UC lab research facilityRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    City leaders joined University of California officials and community and labor groups Thursday to discuss expectations for the Richmond Bay Campus, a planned research facility set to be developed by UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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  12. Berkeley: Political pundit Silver explains precarious art of predictionRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    If you're wondering whether Hillary Clinton will run for office or Republicans will recapture the White House in the 2016 presidential election, don't ask Nate Silver.

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  13. West Contra Costa hospital faces likely closure following failure of tax measureRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    One day after a parcel tax proposal to save Doctors Medical Center was rejected by voters, Contra Costa public health leaders and politicians started the grim process of planning for the hospital's likely closure this summer and the resulting impact on public health in West County.

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  14. East Bay Park It: This Mother's Day, take Mom to your local parkRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Here's a helpful reminder: Sunday is Mother's Day. And several of the East Bay Regional Parks are planning special programs to help you celebrate it with Mom.

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  15. Firefighters battling massive blaze in BerkeleyRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Fire crews are on scene at Hearst Avenue and Second Street working to control a massive blaze that has also snarled traffic along Interstate 80, according to a Berkeley fire dispatcher.

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  16. El Cerrito hillside open space to be focus of festivalRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Environmentalists, history buffs, hikers, mountain bikers and many others in between will have an opportunity to receive a multi-faceted introduction to the attractions of the Hillside Natural Area at an event on May 17. The first Hillside Festival will showcase the 90-acre preserve in the El Cerrito hills with guided hikes along its miles of ... (more)

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  17. Berkeley council passes watered down minimum wage lawRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The City Council stunned supporters of an aggressive minimum wage hike -- and pleased the crowd of small business owners who said the wage ought "not be raised too high too fast" -- by approving a law proposed by Mayor Tom Bates at the May 6 council meeting that brings the city's minimum wage to $10.75 by July 2016.

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  18. Berkeley Buddhist Temple celebrates 65th Satsuki Bazaar and Arts...Read the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Think of the Berkeley Buddhist Temple Bazaar and Arts Festival a bit like immersing yourself in the warm, inviting atmosphere of a Hawaiian-style bazaar.

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  19. Berkeley community briefs: Free youth football program; letter...Read the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A free football mini camp and mentoring program for ages 5 to 18 is offered 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays through July 26 at San Pablo Park, 2800 Park St. in Berkeley.

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  20. Berkeley police log: Cell phones and electronics again targeted in...Read the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    At 10:27 p.m., a man fled after he tried unsuccessfully to grab the purse of a woman in the 1400 block of Shattuck Avenue.

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