Brentwood Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Police surveillance: License plate readers coming to BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The city is moving forward with a plan to install 18 license plate readers around town to take pictures of passing cars and store data that the city police will own. The City Council this week unanimously passed a measure to implement a license plate reader pilot program, which police hope to expand after a year.

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  2. Brentwood Councilman Steve Barr joins race for county supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The already crowded race to win outgoing Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho's seat just attracted its sixth candidate. Brentwood Councilman Steve Barr announced Wednesday afternoon that he was throwing his name in the hat to be the next East Contra Costa Supervisor.

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  3. Gary Peterson: Time to begin another fun writing runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Hang on, it's coming back to me. The sports thing, right? That was a fun run, with me writing columns until I was all talked out , and you reading along .

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  4. Antioch Lapidary Club members polish their craft in anticipation of showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Amanda Lipin polishes some agate at the Antioch Lapidary Club's clubhouse on Feb. 8 in Antioch. The club is hosting its annual show at the Antioch fairgrounds on Feb. 20-21.

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  5. Brentwood mayor says despite rumors, he won't be running for supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Mayor Bob Taylor has spent the past couple weeks hearing a rumor about his pending candidacy for outgoing Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho's seat, but there's one problem: It isn't true. Over the past few days, Taylor has reached out to East Contra Costa media to make it clear that he's not running for supervisor, and plans to formally announce his re-election campaign for mayor this spring.

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  6. School Bell: Pittsburg's LMC named one of nation's top community collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Los Medanos College was recently named one of the nation's top 150 community campuses and now eligible for the 2017 Aspen Prize for excellence. According to the news release, LMC president Bob Kratochvil said: "It is an incredible honor to be nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute.

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  7. On Tap: 'Aladdin Jr.' musical on tap in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. There also will be a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday.

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  8. Brentwood honors Lumpy's late founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Jeremy "Lumpy" Sturgill, founder of Lumpy's Diner, once literally gave the coat off his back to a person in need. When he died of a heart attack last summer, thousands grieved around Contra Costa County.

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  9. Antioch: Marijuana delivery boy robbed of $8,000 worth of weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A marijuana dispensary delivery driver was called out to provide a small quantity of marijuana, but when he arrived he was greeted by two armed robbers who made off with $8,000 worth of marijuana products, police said. The incident occurred during the afternoon hours of Jan. 29, when an unidentified person called a medical marijuana dispensary delivery service in Pleasant Hill and asked for one one-eighth ounce of marijuana, along with some edible marijuana products to be delivered to a home on Magnolia Way, police said.

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  10. Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Shortly after 8 a.m. Monday, a caravan of District Attorney investigators drove up to a two-story, stucco suburban home, arriving so quietly that hardly any neighbors noticed. Some donned bulletproof vests, but those probably weren't needed; their suspect was a 63-year-old grandmother, led out of the house into a police car.

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  11. What's Happening: Blakenship Bulls winter training and spring tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email [email protected] to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.

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  12. New prizewinning wine complex on the blocks in ByronRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Prospective buyers have come from all over the world, China and New Zealand included, assessing the Leer Vineyards' compound in Byron, a property that is now for sale and that East Contra Costans will likely feel the loss of. Owners of the 44-acre property, including vineyards, residence, sports fields and entertainment center, are asking $5.2 million for a business that has produced prizewinning wines and brought popular entertainment to East County in merely two years.

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  13. On Tap: 'Aladdin Jr.' musical Feb. 5-13 in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. There also will be a matinee at 2 p.m. Feb. 13. Set in Agrabah, the " City of Enchantment," "Aladdin" tells the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince.

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  14. East County breast cancer survivors lead statewide effort to issue special pink license platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A counter at PinkPlate.org keeps a running total of the number of breast cancer license plates pre-ordered in California. Each day, the tally increases by three or four, recently passing 1,600.

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  15. East Bay's Park It: At Mt. Diablo State Park, peregrine falcons need some alone timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Once again it's the time of year when the Castle Rocks near Walnut Creek are closed to public access in order to protect nesting peregrine falcons. The Castle Rocks are actually located within Mt.

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  16. East Contra Costa Datelines: Happenings around East Contra Costa listedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Delta Diablo Marine Corps League Detachment 1155 Crab Feed: 5 p.m. Jan. 30, Brentwood Veterans Hall, 757 First St. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling Judy Hester at 925-428-4834. Nor-Cal Hot Shots Annual Crab Feed: 6 p.m. Feb. 6, Contra Costa Fairgrounds Flower Building, 1201 W. 10th St., Antioch.

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  17. On Tap: Delta Gallery hosts variety of classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Delta Gallery is offering a new series of art classes for children, teens and adults. Classes include oil painting, acrylic, watercolor, alcohol inks and jewelry design along with themed classes and clay sculpture for children.

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  18. FBI releases pics of suspect in Brentwood, Pleasant Hill bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Surveillance images capturing a serial bank robbery suspect involved in heists throughout Northern California have been released by the FBI. The "Hefty Heister" has been tied to eight bank robberies in seven Northern California cities since Dec. 3, FBI spokeswoman Gina Swankle said in a statement.

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  19. Contra Costa: Electricity restored in Martinez, Brentwood after cars hit power polesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    In Martinez, a car struck a power pole, knocking out electricity to about 6,000 customers around Arnold Drive between Morello Avenue and Pacheco Boulevard at 3:09 p.m., PG&E spokeswoman Jacqueline Ratto said. Some 4,700 of those customers saw power return within about a minute, while 1,265 followed by 3:53 p.m. And in Brentwood, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said officers responded to reports of a noninjury accident at 3:27 p.m. in the 4800 block of Sellers Avenue near Delta Road.

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  20. Concord councilman wants voters to choose the mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Fed up with the tradition of council members selecting the mayor, a process he believes has been corrupted by "backroom" politics, Councilman Edi Birsan wants to put the decision in voters' hands. Like most cities in Contra Costa County, Concord rotates the mayor's seat among the five council members, typically by promoting the vice mayor.

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