Brentwood Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 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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  2. Brentwood likely to eliminate water usage rebates Tuesday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The thousands of residents who have been benefiting from water rebates for months may see an uptick in their monthly water bills, if an ordinance is approved by the City Council on Tuesday. The City Council will vote on Tuesday whether to eliminate water usage rebates for everyone in Brentwood, yet still require everyone to reduce their water usage by 35 percent of what it was in 2013.

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  3. Guest Commentary: Bryan Scott: Stop asking ECCFPD to provide adequate ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    At its Dec. 7, 2015, meeting the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board voted 9-0 to accept a self-appointed task force's recommendation of short-term funding from the cities of Brentwood and Oakley, as well as the county. This one-time money will allow the ECCFPD to open a fourth fire station for less than two years.

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  4. Brentwood: Man injured when truck crashes off Marsh Creek RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A man had to be extricated from his pickup truck and airlifted to a hospital Monday morning after he was injured when the vehicle went down an embankment off Marsh Creek Road and slammed into a tree, authorities said. The single-vehicle wreck was reported at 9:13 a.m. Monday on Marsh Creek Road about a mile east of Deer Valley Road.

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  5. Brentwood police nab suspected supermarket robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Brentwood police officers responded at 2:23 p.m. to the report of an armed robbery at Raley's on Sand Creek Road, where employees identified 21-year-old Jason Velles of Brentwood as the man who had walked out without paying for some merchandise. Police arrived to find Velles still outside the store and took him into custody without incident.

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  6. New owners plan to revamp deteriorating Antioch baseball venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A three-year-old youth baseball and softball organization is taking over a dilapidated sports complex that was formerly the home of Antioch Babe Ruth Baseball, which is disbanding after 63 years of operations. The new operators, L4 Baseball & Softball, plan to renovate the complex's six fields by grading and leveling the surfaces and installing new grass and artificial turf on the diamonds, according to Tony DeRusso, executive vice president of L4 that was founded in Brentwood in 2013.

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  7. Brentwood teen spins vintage vinyl into business ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    When making the trek to Concord in search of vintage records to add to her family's classic LP collection, it occurred to 16-year-old Adia Douglas that East County was in need of its own record store and a stronger local music scene. Although her family has always preferred vinyl as the medium for listening to their diverse music collection, it was the growing movement of musical connoisseurs switching back to vinyl that was her inspiration for recently opening RPM Records.

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  8. Brentwood: Major injury crash slows traffic on Marsh Creek RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    At least one person was severely injured when their vehicle crashed and landed on its side Thursday evening on Marsh Creek Road, police said. Firefighters and officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at 5:24 p.m. on Marsh Creek Road near Deer Valley Road, said California Highway Patrol Officer William Ogilvie.

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  9. Brentwood library goes to the dogs to help the youngest readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    And that's why dogs will be back at the Brentwood library this weekend to provide just the audience that young children need as they learn to read. From 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday as well as on Feb. 20 and March 19, youngsters at least 6 years old can practice their reading skills -- gaining confidence and an appreciation for the written word -- by sharing books with the therapy dogs that will be on hand.

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  10. Recycling for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Boy Scout Spencer Reich, 15, of Antioch, above, unloads a Christmas tree with the help of Justin Cheng, 13, of Brentwood, back, both from Antioch Troop 153, in the parking lot at the Antioch Water Park on Jan. 9. At left, Boy Scout Matthew Pineres, 14, of Antioch, with Troop 28, unties a Christmas tree from the back of a pickup truck. Scouts from Antioch, Pittsburg, Brentwood and Oakley helped collect and recycle trees for two weekends, asking for a small donation in return.

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  11. In Brief: READ to visit Brentwood libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Between 10:30 a.m. and noon on Saturday, and on Feb. 20 and March 19, children ages 6 and up can improve their reading skills by sharing a book with a therapy dog during a free 15-minute session at the Brentwood Library. Call 925-516-5290 or visit the desk to book your session; first-come, first-served.

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  12. Brentwood bans medical marijuana delivery by out-of-town dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Medical marijuana patients will soon have a choice: travel to an outside city for your cannabis, designate a "primary caregiver" to bring it to you, or do without. With little discussion, the City Council unanimously agreed to forbid medical marijuana dispensaries outside city limits from delivering cannabis products to patients in town.

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  13. Brentwood teen spins vintage vinyl into business ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    When making the trek to Concord in search of vintage records to add to her family's classic LP collection, it occurred to 16-year-old Adia Douglas that East County was in need of its own record store and a stronger local music scene. Although her family has always preferred vinyl as the medium for listening to their diverse music collection, it was the growing movement of musical connoisseurs switching back to vinyl that was her inspiration for recently opening RPM Records.

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  14. Stray dog that tumbled from highway overpass is back with ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A 1-year-old Australian Shepherd that had escaped from a Brentwood kennel suffered a fractured femur and a dislocated paw when it tumbled into traffic from the Sand Creek Road overpass in Brentwood on Saturday. Drivers had to slam on their brakes to avoid hitting the dog and traffic came to a standstill as a woman corralled it, said Contra Costa County Animal Services Department spokesman Steve Bardo.

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  15. Dog allegedly thrown from overpass reunited with her familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A 1-year-old Australian Shepherd that was reportedly tossed off a highway overpass in Brentwood reunited with her family Wednesday, according to a news report. The injured dog, Bella, reunited with the Mun family days after she was found by a motorist Saturday on Highway 4, ABC7 News reported.

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  16. Health warnings, high prices on crab may result in changes for some fundraiser dinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Despite California Department of Public Health advisories to avoid consuming California Dungeness crab, the annual crab feed fundraising season is gearing up for action. Of course, this doesn't mean that high school booster groups, Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis clubs, church congregations and other organizations that rely on the annual feeds to support charitable or nonprofit causes are throwing caution to the wind or putting people's lives at risk.

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  17. School Bell: Brentwood's Heritage High Robotics Club receives big donation for robotics teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The Heritage High School Robotics Club recently attended a reception hosted by Lawrence Livermore National Security -- and, for good reason. The Brentwood students received a LLNS donation of $2,500 to help support its FIRST Tech Challenge robotics teams.

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  18. On Tap: Open Mic slated for Jan. 23 in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Delta Wordweavers, a storytelling group for adults, will host "Folktales and Fables" from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Antioch Public Library 501W.18th St. Adults will meet to present oral stories, ballads and poetry. Marian Ferrante will present a folktale from India, "Monkey," accompanied with a Kalimba instrument.

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  19. Braving the frigid watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Zech Swerkes, of Santa Clara, above, flies high in the air in back of the boat pulling him during the 36th annual Frozen Bun Run at the Rusty Porthole in Bethel Island on New Year's Day. At right, Justin J-Lee Mullins, of Brentwood, skydives into the cold water during the event, while below Luis Jovel, of Pittsburg, holds on tight as he travels through the frigid waters.

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  20. Twice-Told Tales: In 1955 fire and floods caused evacuations; Housing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Christmas Holidays Marred By Wreck, Fire And Floods: In Brentwood, as well as throughout the state, the Christmas holidays have been days of violence. Other sections were hit harder by floods, called the worst major disaster in California history since the earthquake and fire of 1906 in San Francisco.

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