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  1. Personal growth through new networking groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Kari Cross challenged 10 of her co-workers to a 30-day business conference call every morning at 5 a.m. for 15 minutes. In addition to its success, a light bulb went off.


  2. Highway 4 reopens after high-speed chase leads to driver's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Inside Bay Area

    A man was arrested and taken into custody after leading the California Highway Patrol on a 135-mile high-speed chase from Oroville that briefly closed lanes of Highway 4 Wednesday afternoon. Around 11:25 a.m., Oroville police tried to stop the driver of a gray Dodge Magnum on suspicion of reckless driving, CHP Officer Charlie Katzakian said.


  3. Diabetes advocacy through vintage threadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Inside Bay Area

    If Discovery Bay model and blogger Doris Hobbs could turn back time, she'd run straight to 1947, mostly because of how women dressed back then with style and sophistication. "It's where my admiration for vintage stems from - showcasing an era of timeless grace," said Hobbs, who stands a towering 5'11" at a size 2/4.


  4. Spraying for West Nile virus slated for Tuesday in Discovery BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Inside Bay Area

    The West Nile virus has shown up in Discovery Bay, prompting government officials to spray part of the community for mosquitos on Tuesday. Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be using truck-mounted, low-volume sprayers to kill adult mosquitos from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., weather permitting.


  5. Brentwood banners brighten up the downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    There's a new look in Downtown Brentwood. Thanks to the Banner Up! program, 68 colorful banners fly atop light poles on Chestnut, First, Oak and Second streets and in the City Park, beautifying the city and spotlighting local artists' work.


  6. Opinion: The WaterFix twin tunnel plan for the Delta is needed to secure our water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A man and a boy are spotted fishing on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta each wearing a personal flotation device which Doug Powell, deputy with the Contra Costa County sheriffs office on patrol is pleased to see near Bethel Island , Calif., on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Powell said two recent deaths from drowning on the [] A sunken barge, sticking out of the water during low tide on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Antioch, Calif., presents a boating hazard on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.


  7. Grand jury report outlines path to East County fire fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A Contra Costa civil grand jury has found that no community in the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District meets national response time standards. The civil grand jury issued its 12-page report in early June after studying financial reports, a prior 2012 grand jury report on the same topic, and a number of other reports on the district's money woes over the years.


  8. Parenting: How young is too young to be left home alone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Just what should they do with their little ones all day? If grandparents aren't an option, if both parents work crazy hours and if money is tight, the norm in this land of astronomical housing costs, that can be a real stumper. Summer camp is the usual route, but that can set them back a bundle.


  9. Fire district to change Oakley station's ID numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Not much if it happens to belong to an Oakley fire station, but East Contra Costa Fire District will hold a ceremony June 30 in part to recognize that the facility's identification number will change from 93 to 53 on that date. The district also will recognize all those who served as paid on-call and career firefighters at the original Station 93, which was on Second Street for nearly five decades before the new building opened in August 2011.


  10. a King of the Countya establishes barbecue bragging rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The 2017 barbecue kings basked in their glory, even with Waterfront Park temperatures topping 100 degrees on Father's Day. The Chamber of Commerce misting tent was a big hit, and dancers could not resist the beat of Big Cat Tolefree and The Hypnotics on Saturday night.


  11. Three injured in traffic accident in Discovery BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Three people were injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles in Discovery Bay late Friday night, and one person was taken by helicopter to the hospital, fire officials said. The incident occurred at 11:20 p.m. at State Route 4 and Discovery Bay Boulevard, and both vehicles were heavily damaged, according to the East Contra Costa County Fire District.


  12. Discovery Bay woman dies in shooting at Richmond parkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A Discovery Bay woman became the city's fourth homicide victim of the year in a shooting last week at a park, police said Tuesday. Detectives were following "fresh leads" as they worked to solve the killing of 20-year-old Allie Sweitzer last Thursday, Richmond police spokesman Lt.


  13. Twice Told Tales: Weather leveled off; Shocking discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Weather levels off for summer: Diablo Valley weather during the past week appeared to have given up its eccentricites and leveled off for a good run into summer. The temperature soared to 93 degrees Monday, highest so far this year, following 90 degrees on Sunday.


  14. Group seeks to advertise East County's fire risk on billboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A coalition of concerned residents are moving forward with a plan to advertise a "warning sign" for East Contra Costa County's inadequate fire funding. The group is looking to raise $1,770 for six months of a billboard advertisement that would say "WARNING: Entering a Public Safety Danger Zone! EMS and Fire Services inadequately funded! Proceed at your own risk!" The billboard location, or possibly locations, would be along major access routes into the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District's 240-square-mile coverage area: Vasco Road and eastbound Highway 4. "She was a great person who cared about others and she was also a practical person," said Greg Hart, husband of Peggy Hart.


  15. Delta Strummers present Ukulele Uprising II at El Campanil TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Anyone who still thinks of a ukulele as a simple instrument of Hawaiian or Tiny Tim fame is in for a big surprise when the Delta Strummers take the stage on Sunday, May 21 at the El Campanil Theatre. For its Ukulele Uprising II, the 60-strong orchestra promises an entertainment-filled afternoon with recognizable songs, fun and musical surprises, taking their instruments and music far beyond the norm.


  16. Report: College trustee Nejedly used alcohol, cocaine, opiates before he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    An Orleans Parish Coroners Office report showed Contra Costa Community College District Trustee John T. Nejedly died from complications of ingesting alcohol, cocaine and opiates - specifically morphine - all of which were found in his body following his Oct. 9, 2016 death in New Orleans. The report, obtained by the Contra Costa College newspaper The Advocate, listed the cause of death as "multiple drug intoxication."


  17. East County will lose Knightsen fire station again for up to a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    With firefighters jumping ship and no funding agreement in sight to replace the previous one, directors of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District decided they will shutter Station 94 in Knightsen on July 1. Closure of the Knightsen station will bring the district back down to a three-station model, which will leave one station in southwest Brentwood, one station in central Oakley and one station in Discovery Bay. Interim Fire Chief Brian Helmick said that while funding was certainly one of the issues that lead to the station's closure, it was driven primarily by the loss of staff.


  18. East County Letters: May 5, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    I am writing to support Jim Frazier's AB 898, which redirects $10.5 million of property tax funding from the East Bay Regional Parks to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. As a local consumer of both services, it is more important to correct the shortfall in emergency services than to fund lower-priority park district projects.


  19. Lafayette: Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches opens TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Nopalito Chicken Torta is a seasonal offering for spring on Homegrown's menu. The Seattle-born, eco-friendly Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches will begin building sandwiches and tossing grain bowls and salads in Lafayette on Tuesday, April 11. It's the third Bay Area location for the chain launched in 2009.


  20. Discovery Bay man hit with 19 sex charges after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Contra Costa District Attorneys office has filed 19 felony charges against a Discovery Bay man accused of having sex with teen girls. Gary Burbank, 36, has been charged with multiple counts of statutory rape, oral copulation with a minor, lewd and lascivious acts with a minor, and other related charges.


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