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  1. San Ramon: New superintendent says he seeks to achieve 'balanced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Inside Bay Area

    In a district known to be among the most competitive in the Bay Area, the new superintendent says one of his top priorities is helping students achieve balance. Rick Schmitt, a Castro Valley native and former administrator at two Livermore schools, say he is keenly aware of the high expectations and pressure facing students and parents in San Ramon.

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  2. Peterson: No blow, no go -- drunk drivers target of proposed state billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Inside Bay Area

    This is the car in which Scott Leister was killed in 2008 when it was rear-ended on the Bay Bridge by a drunk driver believed to be traveling 100 mph. Leister's mother Carol, of Castro Valley, attended Friday's MADD news conference at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek where lawmakers and family members of loved ones killed by drunk drivers called on the state Assembly to pass SB1046, which would require convicted drivers to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicles.

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  3. Strong suited to the circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Freedom High's Vanessa Strong was loose and elated in the aftermath of the North Coast Section Division 1 title-game triumph that featured her electric pitching effort, essentially sealing her as the East Bay Times softball player of the year. "I was praying between each pitch and hoping I'd hit my spot," she said.

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  4. Hayward: Staged reading at Douglas Morrisson June 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Munson transports the story from the hallowed halls of Oxford in the late 1800s to a California college in the psychedelic 1960s. Actors will read Act 1, followed by an open feedback session with the playwright, director and actors.

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  5. What's Happening: Danville Baseball AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 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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  6. NCS baseball: Castro Valley extends magical playoff runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Castro Valley High's storybook run in the North Coast Section Division I playoffs continued on Tuesday with a 3-1 semifinal upset on the road against Heritage. Junior pitcher Matt Mascio shut down a potent No.

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  7. Castro Valley $123 million bond measure on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    As many Castro Valley school buildings surpass their 50-year mark, school district leaders are asking voters to help pay for needed repairs and upgrades. If at least 55 percent of Castro Valley voters approve Measure G, property owners will pay up to a maximum $60 per $100,000 assessed value.

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  8. BART needs bond to rebuild aging systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The BART board of directors is considering a $3.5 billion bond measure this November for voter approval to provide major maintenance and modernization of the system. A few local politicians and opinion page contributors have posed questions about BART's ability to manage such money -- past or future.

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  9. BART needs bond to rebuild aging systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The BART board of directors is considering a $3.5 billion bond measure this November for voter approval to provide major maintenance and modernization of the system. A few local politicians and opinion page contributors have posed questions about BART's ability to manage such money -- past or future.

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  10. Vargas ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The first new East Bay Regional park in six years opens Thursday in the hills between Fremont and Sunol with sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, six new miles of trails, and places for future trail connections to several parks. The $8 million Vargas Plateau Regional Park has 1,249 acres of rolling hills and wooded canyons on a 1,000-foot-elevation plateau with scenic places to hike, run, and ride mountain bikes and horses.

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  11. Officials unable to locate source of strong gas smell throughout Alameda CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Alameda County Fire department and PG&E officials were unable to determine the source of a natural gas odor smelled by dozens of residents in Alameda, Oakland, San Leandro and Castro Valley on Saturday. Dozens of residents in a three-mile radius in the area of Fiji Lane, Remmel Court and Melrose Avenue in Alameda called to report a strong natural gas smell around 7 p.m., said Alameda County Fire Capt.

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  12. Castro Valley teen wins congressional art contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    High school students from throughout his East Bay district submitted dozens of paintings, drawings, collages, photographs and other works of art, which were judged by a panel of artists. Quetzalli's work will hang in the nation's capitol for a year.

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  13. 106-year-old fan 'Sweetie,' hobbled but unbrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    At 106, Sweetie has had time to ponder the existential questions of life, not just why she was put here on earth, but why for so long. "I know I was left here for some reason.

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  14. Casual dining scene is changing in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Three out of the four Denica's Real Food Kitchen locations in the Bay Area have something in common: They were all previously home to large chain restaurants. The local breakfast/lunch eateries combine the counter service of a fast-food restaurant with an emphasis on fresh, chef-driven specials.

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  15. Concord hires from within for city attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "Everyone here is committed to making Concord the best city it can possibly be. I came from private practice and I was just so impressed with the staff here and their commitment to public service," said Brown, who had served as senior assistant city attorney since 2012.

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  16. Redwood City man convicted in 2004 cold case murder of Brentwood tire shop managerRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    It has been 12 years since the family of Sammy Sanjay waited for the day to bring justice to their brother, son and husband. Fuller, 45, of Redwood City, was convicted of first-degree murder by the jury of eight women and four men.

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  17. Police beating: Deputies took 'trophy photo,' according to claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    As Stanislav Petrov lay beaten and bloodied in a San Francisco alley, Alameda County Sheriff's deputies took a "trophy photo'' of him with their cell phones, according to the man's attorney. The photo is mentioned in a claim against Alameda County filed by Petrov's attorneys Tuesday, along with other horrific details about the beating.

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  18. Deputies detail what led to chase, beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    In newly released documents, Alameda County sheriff's deputies detail what led them to chase a suspect from Castro Valley to San Francisco, and then beat him with batons dozens of times until he was moaning in pain from lacerations to his head and broken bones in his hands. Deputies Luis Santamaria and Paul Wieber describe their worry that 29-year-old Stanislav Petrov might have been leading them into an ambush as he took off on foot through a Mission District ally after fleeing his stolen, white Mercedes.

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  19. Police beating: Deputies offered cash for silence, lawyer allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Alameda County sheriff's deputies involved in the brutal beating of a suspect in a San Francisco alley offered homeless onlookers the man's gold chain and cash in exchange for their silence, according to the man's attorney. Michael Haddad, the attorney for Stanislav Petrov, said Monday the deputies approached a homeless man in the alley after the beating and asked him if he "had enjoyed the show."

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  20. Alameda County sheriff: Deputies detail what led to chase, beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    In newly released documents, Alameda County sheriff's deputies detail what led them to chase a suspect from Castro Valley to San Francisco, and then beat him with batons dozens of times until he was moaning in pain from lacerations to his head and broken bones in his hands. Deputies Luis Santamaria and Paul Wieber describe their worry that 29-year-old Stanislav Petrov might have been leading them into an ambush as he took off on foot through a Mission District ally after fleeing his stolen, white Mercedes.

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