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  1. Most candidates at District 3 Supervisors forum support fire tax hike, one opposedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Antioch Herald

    ... ility is continuing the temporary funding provided to the fire district by the county and the cities of Brentwood and Oakley that has allowed the Knightsen station to be reopened through June 2017. "My number one priority in this

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  2. Library Lines: STEAM your way into a good book this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... I listed just a few of the big ticket programs, but please check out the website to get the complete rundown. Oakley has an afternoon activity for kids or teens every day they're open -- Tuesdays through Saturdays. Pittsburg also has several ...

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  3. Memorial Day weekend tragic on waters; drowning victims ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The water turned from a symbol of holiday relaxation to one of tragic grief in three counties during the Memorial Day weekend, leaving six East Bay families reeling with grief. Two Pittsburg residents drowned, as did an Oakley man, and two Oakland teens were presumed to have drowned in three separate incidents.

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  4. Pittsburg: Train hits PG&E truck parked too close to tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Inside Bay Area

    ... train was cleared to resume, and pulled out of town. The engine that struck the truck dropped off at a rail yard in Oakley. Rail safety advocates routinely put out notices reminding people that trains tend to stick out about three feet on either ...

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  5. Almassey Played Tides Just Right At Cal DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | BassFan.com

    ... prevailed last week at the California Delta with a 3-day total of 60-01. Almassey, a 53-year-old resident of nearby Oakley, Calif., assumed it would take considerably more than a 20-pounds-per-day average to top the standings. Nonetheless, he was ...

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  6. Greg Hetrick is named new superintendent of Oakley schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Just weeks after the Oakley Union Elementary School District announced the sudden departure of its district superintendent, trustees announced their choice of replacement for the leadership role as Greg Hetrick. Citing all of the hard work from last year, including the input gathered from staff and community members on qualities they would like to see new superintendent, made this search a lot easier.

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  7. Dave Miller says Jim Frazier faces a real test in Assembly raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Daily Republic

    Challenger Dave Miller's roots in Republican politics reach back to when he was 8 years old in New York and helped with Richard Nixon's campaign for president in 1968. His June 7 run against incumbent Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, in the 11th Assembly District will benefit from a pro-outsider mood among voters and strong opposition in Contra Costa County to Frazier, Miller said.

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  8. Jim Frazier makes case for return to state AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Daily Republic

    ... residents and local officials, Frazier said, just as he sought information from customers as a builder. Frazier, D-Oakley, notes the ride-alongs he makes with law enforcement and fire officials - as well as appearing before city councils and other ...

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  9. Oakley: Woman dies after being hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Inside Bay Area

    A woman who apparently trespassed onto railroad tracks died when she was hit by a train Saturday night, authorities said. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train hit the woman around 10:30 p.m. on tracks near Big Break Road, BNSF spokeswoman Lena Kent said.

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  10. Oakley's Almassey Wins Costa FLW Series Tourney on Cal DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | FishingWorld

    Charley Almassey of Oakley, CA, weighed a 5-bass limit totaling 15 lbs, 1 oz to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on the California Delta with a 3-day total of 15 bass weighing 60 lbs, 1 oz. Charley Almassey of Oakley, California, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on the California Delta presented by Power-Pole with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 60 pounds, 1 ounce.

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  11. Almassey reaches 60 in Cal Delta victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | BassFan.com

    Charley Almassey caught a 15-01 stringer on Saturday to win the Western FLW Series event a the California Delta with a 3-day total of 60-01. Almassey prevailed by a pound and a half over fello Oakley, Calif.

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  12. Oakley: Hetrick named new school district superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Hetrick, 48, was appointed this week by a unanimous vote. A former principal of Delta Vista Middle School, he was an administrator in the Oakley district for 17 years before taking a position two years ago with the Brentwood Union School District, focusing on its challenges of rapid growth, student services and labor relations.

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  13. Oakley police looking for hit-and-run driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Oakley police are asking the public for help tracking down a motorist who hit a pedestrian late Tuesday night and kept on going. Police received a call at 10:38 p.m. from a driver who reported that a woman was lying in the gutter on Empire Avenue, said Lt.

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  14. Top 50 camping spots you can still book for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | SFGate

    As campgrounds fill to the brim, the very aggravations that people seek to leave behind bubble to the surface. less juliecooper James Brown, of Oakley, gets an assist from some younger members of the family while setting up a tent for a weekend of camping at Brannan Island State Recreation Area, July 7, 2006, in Rio Vista, ... more Editor's note: Some of the photos accompanying Tom's descriptions are attractions near the camp, rather than the sites themselves.

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  15. In this IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Catholic Voice

    ... rish in Brentwood; Father Carillo at St. Joseph Basilica Parish in Alameda; and Father Lopez at St. Anthony Parish in Oakley.

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  16. East Bay Realtor tries hand at baking, selling artisan breadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Mark Mena, of Oakley, calls it his labor of love as he uses a scale to measure ingredients in his artisan breads at his home in Oakley, Calif., on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mena, a realtor, has started up his own little cottage industry baking breads such as country harvest, roasted garlic and parmesan, olive rosemary and sourdough varieties.

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  17. Hardcastle supporter rebuts letter in support of BurgisRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | The Antioch Herald

    ... During that time, he supported innovative solutions to reduce ratepayers' costs, and, after his tenure as Mayor of Oakley, left the city with an improved public safety record and no debt to the State of California. While I have not met Ms. Burgis ...

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  18. Oakley Realtor tries hand at baking, selling artisan breadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Inside Bay Area

    With a growing library of books on making bread and a commitment to constantly perfecting his creations, Mark Mena creates about eight to 10 loaves of artisan breads daily out of his Oakley home kitchen. "It is a labor of love," said Mena of his process, which starts at 5 a.m. with making the dough.

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  19. Contra Costa County Office of Education Honors StudentsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | ClayCord.com

    ... ntendent of Schools Karen Sakata, County Board of Education President Christine Deane, Assembly Member Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, and CCCOE Director of Student Programs Janet Haun spoke at the event.

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  20. Editorial: Elect Steve Barr for Contra Costa supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    ... other communities were unwilling to do. It's that strength that makes him a superior candidate to Diane Burgis of Oakley, a director on the East Bay Regional Park District Board. She was our second choice for the county board. Indeed, we've backed ...

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