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  1. West County Wastewater District postpones decision on system upgrade, rate hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    With the support of two new board members, West County Wastewater District directors decided to postpone for at least a year consideration of a 20-year system upgrade and proposed steep rate hikes that would accompany it. The master plan for the improvements, which was in the making for two years and completed last fall, would involve replacing more than 79 miles of the system's 249 miles of pipeline and eventually raise rates for district property owners to over $1,000 annually.

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  2. Suspects charged in shooting death of El Sobrante paraplegicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Two men accused of fatally shooting a paraplegic man and wounding a woman during a marijuana-related robbery late last year were charged with murder Monday by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, even as one of the men remained on the loose. Carl Young, 20, of San Leandro, was in custody Monday, and 18-year-old Khalil Leroy Phanor is being sought, police said.

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  3. El Sobrante garden a haven for rare fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Idell Weydemeyer loves the story of the Soviet botanist who smuggled thousands of varieties of wild pomegranates out of Russia to save them from certain destruction. The actions of the botanist saved the wild pomegranates , and kept some varieties from going extinct, she said.

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  4. Kensington: Police chief ousted after stolen-gun scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Inside Bay Area

    This small town's governing board cut ties with its embattled police chief late Monday night after nine days of public outcry over his handling of an investigation into how a local sergeant's gun and badge were stolen by a prostitute in Reno. Board members announced after a closed-door meeting that contract negotiations with Chief Greg Harman were ended, effectively terminating him.

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  5. Kensington cop scandal grows as board president calls for independent probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Inside Bay Area

    The Kensington cop caught up in a scandal with a prostitute wasn't alone in Reno -- three fellow officers had traveled to Nevada with Sgt. Keith Barrow, where a lady of the night ripped off his badge, bullets and gun last May in a misadventure first reported by this newspaper last week.

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  6. Kensington police: Residents seek probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Demanding greater oversight, residents of a small, affluent East Bay community reacted sharply Monday to a report that a local police officer had his gun stolen during an encounter with a Reno prostitute last year but wasn't suspended for nearly nine months. "As a resident of Kensington for over nine years, never have I felt more embarrassed by how we are handling our civic affairs," resident Brian Meckler wrote in an email to this newspaper, calling for the hillside town to contract with another community for police services.

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  7. Troubling tale of cop, hooker and stolen gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Inside Bay Area

    Kensington police Sgt. Keith T. Barrow lost more than his moral compass last year during an encounter with a prostitute in a Reno hotel room.

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  8. Students sound off about why they love 'linked learning' classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment .

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  9. Pinole: Police investigate brazen carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Police are investigating a brazen carjacking that occurred Wednesday when three suspects approached a car with sleeping children inside and ordered them out of the vehicle at gunpoint. The carjacking was one of at least three crimes the suspects committed Wednesday morning, including a carjacking in Bay Point and an armed robbery in El Sobrante, according to John Concoran, a detective with the Pinole Police Department.

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  10. Bay Area traffic strikes again: Baby born on side of Highway 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Day old Gabriel Elmesewdy rests comfortably with his parents Tommy Elmesewdy and Sabrina Cheung, of El Sobrante, at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2015. Gabriel was born inside a car on the shoulder of state Highway 24 in Lafayette on Wednesday at 7:30 in the morning.

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  11. Bay Area traffic strikes again: Baby born on side of Highway 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Tommy Elmesewdy chuckles when he thinks of the tale he'll be able to tell his newborn son someday, especially when the child may cop an attitude with his dad. "It's like, 'Hey, I brought you into this world.

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  12. Free community computer Fix-It Day at DeAnza High on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Students in the Information Technology Academy at De Anza High will troubleshoot computer problems, remove viruses and spyware and offer other assistance to community members for free during their third annual Fix-It Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria at 5000 Valley View Road in Richmond. Professional computer experts from Nerd Crossing in El Sobrante, a business partner to the academy, will also offer free community assistance.

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  13. El Cerrito police log: More than $5,000 in power tools stolen from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Police are investigating a report of caretaker taking cash from one of the residents on two separate occasions at Shields Nursing Home, 3230 Carlson Blvd. VEHICLE RECOVERY -- A 1991 Honda Accord reported stolen in Berkeley was located in the afternoon by a community service officer in the 6300 block of Humboldt Avenue. INJURY ACCIDENT -- A pedestrian struck by a car at Cutting Boulevard and Tapscott Avenue at 6 p.m. suffered major injuries and was taken by air ambulance to John Muir Hospital, where he is in stable condition.

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  14. West Contra Costa: Mass transit study to seek solutions to I-80 traffic snarlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A study to evaluate mass transit alternatives to the automobile-saturated Interstate 80 corridor has been put out to bid by the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee. The WCCTAC board unanimously approved a Request For Proposals earlier this month to evaluate several transit options, including express buses, ferries and wBART, an extension of BART to northwestern Contra Costa County.

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  15. West Contra Costa: Mass transit study to seek solutions to I-80 traffic snarlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A study to evaluate mass transit alternatives to the automobile-saturated Interstate 80 corridor has been put out to bid by the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee. The WCCTAC board unanimously approved a Request For Proposals earlier this month to evaluate several transit options, including express buses, ferries and wBART, an extension of BART to northwestern Contra Costa County.

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  16. Hercules: Abandoned home burns, briefly stops railroad serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A fire that burned an abandoned building briefly stopped railroad traffic near Santa Fe and Railroad Avenue on Sunday before crews could extinguish the blaze, according to a Rodeo-Hercules Fire District news release. The fire was reported at 12:58 p.m. and firefighters arrived to see the historical home, which had been moved in 2010 and sat on wood platforms, engulfed in flames that had spread to surrounding brush and a section of railroad ties.

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  17. West Contra Costa: Challengers Comeaux, McNeil topple incumbents in large field in wastewater raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Longtime incumbents Len Battaglia, George Schmidt and Paul Soltow were facing a historically unusually large lineup of challengers -- five -- in the race for three seats on the West County Wastewater District board. With all precincts reporting, challengers Audrey Comeaux and Leonard McNeil won seats, with incumbent Schmidt the only member to keep a seat.

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  18. Authorities raid Black Muslim Temple in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Authorities this morning raided a Black Muslim Temple on 27th Street whose leaders had obtained government contracts for security work with bogus credentials. A search of the building -- a spin-off of the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery -- began before dawn when Oakland police and state and federal agents descended on the property.

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  19. Contra Costa Community College District: Candidates talk about money, diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Some candidates for the Contra Costa Community College District are talking about money management and needing to reach out more to minority students. Five people, two of them appointed incumbents, are running for three seats on the board that oversees the district's college campuses in San Pablo, Pleasant Hill and Pittsburg.

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  20. Quiet race for contentious West Contra Costa Healthcare District seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The fate of Doctors Medical Center looms large in the election for three seats on the board of the West Contra Costa Healthcare District, which manages and runs the area's only public hospital. If Doctors Medical Center continues to operate at its current capacity, it will run out of cash by the end of February, according to administrators.

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