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  1. Heat wave scorches Bay Area with triple-digit temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Inside Bay Area

    As June turns to July, a heat wave is blanketing the Bay Area with temperatures that have become all too familiar in the first half of 2015: When it comes to the thermometer, above normal is becoming the new normal. Concord, Walnut Creek, Livermore and Gilroy all topped 100 degrees on Tuesday, with more triple-digits forecast for Wednesday.

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  2. Winery Adventure: Kirigin CellarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Inside Bay Area

    Kirigin Cellars is old school in many ways. The winery, one of Santa Clara Valley's oldest, dates back to 1916.

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  3. Fire crews contain fire near GilroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Contra Costa Times

    A vegetation fire that burned 16 acres northeast of Gilroy Monday afternoon is 90 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.

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  4. Fourth of July gone bad: Fireworks casualty warns of holiday hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Contra Costa Times

    When Alazar Ortiz woke up at Regional Medical Center the morning after the Fourth of July last year, his gaze immediately went to the two huge fists of bandages and gauze at the end of his forearms. "I didn't know what I had left," said the 40-year-old San Jose resident.

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  5. Golf eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Contra Costa Times

    Fifth Annual Kelly Freitas Memorial Golf Tournament and Dinner, July 10, at San Juan Oaks GC. The event is a four-player scramble beginning at noon with dinner to follow.

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  6. Berkeley balcony contractor faces suit over Monterey County farmworker complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Contra Costa Times

    The Nuevo Amanecer Apartments in Pajaro on June 22, 2015. The Nuevo Amanecer Apartments is a 63-unit complex across the Pajaro River from the City of Watsonville and has exterior deck construction by the same company at the fatal deck collapse in Berkeley that killed six people.

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  7. Gilroy: Illegal fireworks raid nets 100 pounds of explosive powderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Inside Bay Area

    KNTV reports Friday that the Santa Clara County Sheriff's bomb squad raided a home in Gilroy late Thursday. They also found equipment to make illegal fireworks.

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  8. Finding misconduct by prosecutor, court overturns murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned the murder conviction of a man accused of gunning down a 19-year-old student at a Gilroy convenience store, arguing the prosecutor -- now a Santa Clara County judge -- made inflammatory, racially charged closing remarks that the defense should have objected to. The decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the prosecutor, Stuart Scott, gave closing arguments tainted by "falsified, inflammatory and ethnically charged remarks" that incited the jury in 2004 to find Paul Zapata guilty in just three hours despite conflicting witness testimony.

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  9. Santa Clara County proposal would hold property owners responsible for illegal fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Santa Clara County is poised to pass an ordinance -- just in time for the Fourth of July pyrotechnics season -- that will hold property owners responsible for illegal use of fireworks on their properties in unincorporated areas. The law, which is being heard Tuesday and could be put on the books at the Board of Supervisors' last meeting before summer break on June 23, would hold residents responsible for fireworks use even if they aren't actually lighting fuses, as long as they know it's going on and allow it.

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  10. Bay Area cools off, rain possible Tuesday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    By Monday evening, many Bay Area residents were looking for their beachwear. By Tuesday evening, they may need their raincoats.

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  11. Herhold: Unraveling a Bay Area Navy man's web of deceitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Inside Bay Area

    It happens to virtually every reporter. You're sent out to interview someone with an intriguing story.

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  12. PG&E power outages: Hundreds await restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Hundreds of PG&E customers remained without power Tuesday morning, the result of a Bay Area-wide outages caused by a one-day heat wave and a squirrel. Triple-digit temperatures caused blackouts that PG&E crews were still working to fix, company spokesman J.D. Guidi said.

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  13. Triple-digit heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Olivia Carter, 4, and her younger sister, Rosie, 2, of Oakland, play in the waters of Lake Temescal in Oakland on June 8, 2015. Cooling centers, swimming pools and ice cream shops became favorite locales in the Bay Area as people sought refuge from triple-digit temperatures that hit the region just two weeks before the official start of summer.

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  14. Drought exposes Civil War veteran's grave in Monterey County lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Joseph Botts, Jr., stepped out of his pickup truck into a scrubby, sunbaked field of salt grass and mustard weed and bent over a granite slab bearing a worn inscription: "Corp'l John McBride." The retired park ranger has known about the Civil War veteran's gravesite for most of his life.

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  15. Best of California: See which photos won travel contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    From Yosemite's towering El Capitan to Napa's lush vineyards and the stunning Pacific coastline, California provides some of the most majestic travel photos in the world. And readers highlighted that beautifully in our first Best of California travel photo contest.

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  16. Gilroy: Driver dies from injuries in Tuesday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The driver in a violent crash with a utility pole on Leavesley Road from Tuesday afternoon has died from his injuries, police said. Mark Pierce, 27, of Gilroy, was one of three occupants who were thrown from a vehicle after the crash occurred about 12:25 p.m. east of Arroyo Circle, according to Gilroy police.

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  17. Gilroy: Driver seriously hurt in solo car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A driver was seriously injured after he was ejected from his car Tuesday in a solo crash in Gilroy, police said. Just before 12:30 p.m., Gilroy officers responded to reports of a car crash on Leavesley Road east of Arroyo Circle, according to police.

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  18. Best of California: See which photos won travel contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    From Yosemite's towering El Capitan to Napa's lush vineyards and the stunning Pacific coastline, California provides some of the most majestic travel photos in the world. And readers highlighted that beautifully in our first Best of California travel photo contest.

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  19. Morgan Hill resident identified as man killed in tavern brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Police have identified the man killed in a tavern brawl last week as 30-year-old Morgan Hill resident Johnathan Flood. Around 1:30 a.m. on May 20, officers responded to M&H Tavern, located at located at 17365 Monterey Road.

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  20. Gilroy: Firefighters corral fast-moving grass blaze near Eagle Ridge Golf CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A swift grass fire near the Eagle Ridge Golf Course consumed about eight acres before firefighters corralled it while avoiding both injury and property damage, according to the Gilroy Fire Department. A course employee called 911 after spotting a "fast-moving" grass fire creeping uphill behind the ninth hole, Battalion Chief Mary Gutierrez said.

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