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  1. Boom in Latino Evangelical churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    When Alvaro Urbina first walked into the Jubilee Christian Church, his marriage was in crisis and his daughter gravely ill. A Mexican immigrant who came to the United States in 1993, he was desperate for a place he could feel at home.

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  2. Clayton Valley alum, 20, dies in skateboard accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A UC Irvine student who attended Clayton Valley High School died in a skateboarding accident Friday morning in Southern California, officials said. Eric Pedersen, 20, of Clayton, was speeding downhill on a skateboard on Glendora Mountain Road in the Angeles National Forest around 10 a.m. on Friday, when he crossed into oncoming lanes of traffic and was hit by a dump truck, California Highway Patrol Officer Rodrigo Jimenez told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

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  3. Bay Area home sales off to a slow startRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    There's no oomph in the housing market yet this year, according to a report Wednesday that shows sales in February to be the lowest in seven years. A total of 4,376 homes were sold in the nine-county Bay Area in February, down slightly from January and down 10.9 percent from February 2014, the real estate information company CoreLogic Dataquick said.

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  4. West Contra Costa district to develop new master facilities planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Now that word has spread throughout the West Contra Costa school district that there's not enough remaining bond money to rebuild all the schools planned, trustees are discussing next steps. The school board's two-person Facilities Subcommittee on Tuesday looked at other districts that have been lauded for their master plans to get ideas for how to do successful long-range planning.

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  5. SXSW music 2015: Here's the complete lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Eazy performs as a part of the America's Most Wanted Tour at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 in Irvine, Calif.

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  6. UC Irvine meeting on flag ban cancelled by threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A threat of violence prompted the University of California, Irvine to cancel a Tuesday meeting that was set to discuss a ban on flags -- including the U.S. flag -- in student government offices. Campus officials on Tuesday received "a viable threat of violence associated with the recent controversy," and while the threat wasn't specific it was being taken seriously and campus police had increased security and were asking students to report suspicious activities, according to a UC Irvine statement.

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  7. UC group bans American flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The student government at University of California, Irvine has voted to ban display of the American flag -- or any flag -- from its lobby. A resolution that was narrowly approved by the legislative council of the campus' Associated Students calls bans all flags from the common lobby area of student government offices, according to the Orange County Register .

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  8. Chris Treadway: Berkeley author Rosner to talk in El Cerrito Soroptimist programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Elizabeth Rosner had been teaching college level creative writing and composition for a number of years before publishing a first novel of her own in September 2001. "The Speed of Light" stemmed from her own experience growing up in Schenectady, New York, as the daughter of Jewish holocaust survivors.

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  9. Blink-182's Tom DeLonge says he contacted aliensRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    "I have sources from the government. I've had my phone taped. I've done a lot of weird stuff in this industry -- people wouldn't believe me if I told them."

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  10. Gen Korean BBQ coming to Bay Area; Pleasanton restaurateur now in Los GatosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    All you can grill: The LA Eater blog called it "the wildly popular AYCE restaurant," the go-to joint for UC Irvine students, a place that racked up 1,000 Yelp reviews after only a year. It's Gen Korean BBQ House, a cavernous all-you-can-eat restaurant that first opened in Tustin.

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  11. Political Blotter: Ro Khanna's new job, Mike Honda's pick for Senate, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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  12. Citywise: Fremont makes two 'best-of' listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Those days apparently are over, as the Bay Area's fourth-largest city this month made two national "best-of" lists. "The secret is out," Mayor Bill Harrison said.

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  13. Piedmont: New police captain takes big career stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    He came on board in September and has replaced Capt. Scott Wyatt, who retired at the end of last year.

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  14. Carly Fiorina ramping up bid for White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina greets supporters following her speech during election night at a California Republican party election night party at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, CA on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. Fiorina is running against incumbent, Barbara Boxer.

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  15. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has heart stent to clear artery clogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said. The 81-year-old justice had the procedure at MedStar Washington Hospital Center after the blockage to her right coronary artery was discovered, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said.

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  16. L.A. tech economy is underrated, venture capitalist Peter Thiel saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Los Angeles startup economy seems destined to live in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered some fresh optimism to Los Angeles entrepreneurs and investors. The region's technology industry is the most "underestimated" in the nation, he said, and especially underrated relative to New York City.

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  17. Ford goes zero-emissions with a Pedego electric bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Ford Motor, as part of its commitment to putting more lower-emission vehicles on the road, has done a deal with an Irvine-based electric bicycle company Pedego. The result: a Ford-branded beach cruiser powered by an electric battery that buys the rider up to 20 miles of pedal-free operation -- or longer, if the rider pedals part of the time.

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