Castro Valley Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Oakland: Suspect in shooting at sheriff's deputies identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Authorities identified a Castro Valley man as a suspect who allegedly shot at sheriff's investigators on Wednesday, leading to the discovery of millions of dollars worth of marijuana at two West Oakland growing operations. Sebastian Ledwick, 33, was being held at Santa Rita Jail on Thursday on suspicion of assault with a firearm, cultivation of marijuana, carrying a concealed firearm and carrying a loaded firearm.

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  2. West County What's Happening: Red and Black girls basketball clinic at Salesian High School, Feb. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    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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  3. Fear of harm by best friend led to participation in Castro Valley murder, defendant testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A 20-year-old Hayward man testified Tuesday that he participated in the killing of a Castro Valley woman in 2012 because he feared that his best friend would kill him and his family if he didn't. Giving testimony that he said he would never give if his former co-defendant Christian Birdsall was in the room, Cody Nicosia testified that Birdsall threatened to stab him when he ordered him to help him burglarize 58-year-old Barbara Latiolais' San Carlos Avenue home on Oct. 17, 2012.

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  4. Hayward man charged with murder says plan was to burglarize homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Barbara Latiolais was strangled because she never left her Castro Valley home the day two teenagers were set on burglarizing it, according to trial evidence. In a 2012 interrogation video played for jurors Monday at the murder and arson trial of Cody Nicosia, an 18-year-old Nicosia said he and his friend Christian Birdsall didn't plan on killing Latiolais on Oct. 17, 2012, until after they waited for more than six hours for her to leave.

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  5. CHP: Man runs over female passenger after argument, then flees sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    An argument inside a car traveling on Interstate 680 spilled onto the side of the road Monday morning, as the driver repeatedly used his vehicle to strike a woman who had been his passenger -- then drove away with her in tow, the California Highway Patrol said. The brutal scene unfolded around 9:30 a.m. on southbound Interstate 680 near the Crow Canyon Road exit, according to CHP Officer Daniel Hill.

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  6. Castro Valley: Beating suspect chased down and bitten by police dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A man caught allegedly attacking a woman in the Castro Valley BART parking lot over the weekend tried to run from police but was quickly chased down and bitten by a police dog, authorities said. About 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Alameda County Sheriff's Office Deputy D. Thoms and his police dog Zina responded to the intersection of Redwood Road at Norbridge Avenue for a report of a man violently attacking a woman, Sgt.

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  7. SF woman killed in Castro Valley I-580 crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The Alameda County coroner's bureau has released the name of a woman killed early Friday morning in a crash on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Castro Valley. Reyes was a passenger in a 2014 Kia that veered into the median shortly after 4:20 a.m., overturning and ejecting both occupants near the 164th Avenue off-ramp.

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  8. West County What's Happening: ACC Mavericks Competitive tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ACC Mavericks Competitive -- Holding tryouts for U10-U14 boys and girls teams. Through Feb. 7 at Gilman Turf Fields and Kennedy High in Richmond.

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  9. Roadshow: Highway 152 toll road still under considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Q I wrote to you about 20 years ago concerning this same question: Why is the very busy Highway 152 connector between Highway 101 and Interstate 5 still only two lanes? Granted, it is now a freeway past the Hollister turnoff with a nice bridge there, but the two-lane road is still up to there, with all of its backed-up traffic and potholes from overuse. It wouldn't take much more money to put a couple of lanes in through the farmland and finish the job -- finally.

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  10. Castro Valley murder and arson trial begins with defendant acting briefly as his own attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Acting briefly as his own attorney at his murder and arson trial, a 20-year-old Hayward man on Tuesday promised jurors an explanation as to why he killed 58-year-old Barbara Latiolais and burned her body and Castro Valley home more than two years ago. "I'm not here to try to say I didn't do any of these things.

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  11. Lottery ticket sold in Castro valley wins $650,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A Castro Valley liquor store sold a winning California Lottery Scratchers ticket earlier this month that will give a woman $500 per week for the next 25 years, lottery officials said Wednesday. Susan O'Keith's winning ticket worth $650,000 was purchased for a dollar at Liquor King, located at 20892 Redwood Road.

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  12. Hayward park district saves millions by avoiding special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Rather than shell out almost $2 million to hold a special election, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District directors have opted to appoint someone to fill a board vacancy. The San Leandro Unified school board also will appoint someone to a vacated seat rather than pay for an election, which would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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  13. It's official: Del Rio is Raiders coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    What was common knowledge became official Thursday morning when the Raiders announced Jack Del Rio would be their head coach in 2015. "After a thorough interview and evaluation process, we are excited to announce Jack Del Rio as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders," owner Mark Davis said in a statement.

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  14. Judge allows Hayward murder defendant to represent himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A judge Tuesday reluctantly granted a motion by a 20-year-old Hayward man to be allowed to represent himself in a case in which he and another man are accused of murder for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson granted the motion by Cody Nicosia shortly before jury selection was to begin in the case.

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  15. Raiders to interview Jack Del Rio for head coach vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Del Rio would join Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur as candidates for the job currently held on an interim basis by Tony Sparano. The Post reported the Raiders initially requested an interview with Del Rio on Sunday and are now trying to arrange the interview for Saturday.

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  16. Bald eagle sighting in Portola?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    DEAR JOAN: I was riding my horse on a trail at Portola Pastures in Portola, next to the private property where Felt Lake is located. I am always on the lookout for raptors there.

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  17. Castro Valley: Health care district to file hardship claim to pay debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Eden Township Healthcare District will seek a hardship ruling allowing it to pay in installments $19 million it owes to Sutter Health. The district is not trying to duck its obligation; it does not have the money to pay the debt in full, its board president said Wednesday.

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  18. San Leandro Hospital emergency room at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A health care district board was expected to take the first step Tuesday night seeking an installment plan to pay $19 million it owes, a move that could threaten to shut down San Leandro Hospital's emergency room. The money had been earmarked to subsidize the struggling hospital through most of 2015.

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  19. Pleasanton: 3 suspects arrests in identity-theft crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Police overnight arrested three people at a Tri-Valley hotel and confiscated computers, an embossing machine, fake credit cards and other items in connection to an identity theft ring targeting dozens of Bay Area residents. About 12:36 a.m., an officer on routine patrol saw three men standing outside of a vehicle in the parking lot at the Larkspur Landing Hotel and a license plate check revealed the vehicle was stolen out of Hayward, Sgt.

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  20. New state law reflects growing awareness of deadly food allergiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A growing national consciousness on the dangers of food allergies is reflected in a new state law that goes into effect Jan. 1, recommending schools keep vital medication on hand to prevent student deaths. The Emergency Epinephrine Auto-injector Act, which was passed in September, recommends that at least one EpiPen injector is stocked at each public school, and at least one staff member is trained to use it.

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