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  1. East Bay plumbing company fined for installing water heaters with lax fume controlsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    A plumbing company has agreed to pay $310,000 in air pollution penalties for allegedly selling and installing hundreds of home water heaters not certified to meet Bay Area emission limits. Value Plumbing Co.

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  2. Holistic Fair set for Saturday in OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Those on a quest for personal growth and enlightenment should plan to visit the first East Bay Holistic Fair coming to Oakley on Sept. 3. There will be performances from local dance troupes and artists and vendors selling crystals, essential oils, wellness products and jewelry.

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  3. Antioch: Hardy Nix Jewelers owners to sell 70-year-old family businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Mark Perez is about to perform an operation. He's not a surgeon, but to this "patient" he is a lifesaver.

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  4. Brentwood police arrest suspected bank robber wearing 'obvious disguise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Inside Bay Area

    A man suspected of attempting to rob banks while disguising as an elderly man using a walker was arrested over the weekend, police said Monday. William Lear, 45, of Bethel Island, was arrested on suspicion of robbing one bank at gunpoint and attempting to rob three others banks, according to a news release from Brentwood police.

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  5. Oakley voters to decide on utility tax in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Inside Bay Area

    The city may be joining Brentwood in taxing utility users to aid the budget-challenged East Contra Costa fire district. The City Council this week approved placing a measure on the November ballot that would raise just over $2 million annually for the district by placing a 3.5 percent levy on electricity, water, gas, cable TV and sewer bills.

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  6. Oakley: He's Grandpa Steve to some and Prop Guy to othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Steve Duhaime has found his calling, and while it might've taken him over six decades to do so, he couldn't be happier. Known as the "Prop Guy" at O'Hara Middle School, Alhambra High in Martinez and now Freedom High School, Duhaime loves building scenery props for grad night, prom night and most recently, fashion show night.

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  7. Aspiring model's career takes him from Oakley to undiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Inside Bay Area

    His dream is to become the next Mark Wahlberg or Ashton Kutcher, and for Dominic Lufrano, he just might be. He's got the looks, the talent and most important, the drive.

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  8. In Brief: Oakley is planning fishing derby on Aug. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2011 | Inside Bay Area

    Youngsters will be trying their luck at reeling in the big one in Oakley's annual fishing derby next month. The city is hosting the free annual event Aug. 13 at the Antioch/Oakley pier on Bridgehead Road, where young people up to the age of 15 are invited to compete for prizes that will go to whomever catches the biggest and smallest fish.

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  9. Classes cooking up fresh batch of chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | Inside Bay Area

    If baking layered rainbow cakes topped with clouds of buttercream frosting and sugar sprinkles in Mason jars will turn children into lifelong cooks, then that is what local chef Marta Montgomery will teach them. At Montgomery's Bake It In a Jar class for kids, seven children learned how to sift their ingredients, separate eggs, measure and scrape.

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  10. Classes cooking up fresh batch of chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Inside Bay Area

    If baking layered rainbow cakes topped with clouds of butter cream frosting and sugar sprinkles in Mason jars will turn children into lifelong cooks then that is what local chef Marta Montgomery will teach them. At Montgomery's Bake It In a Jar class for kids, seven children learned how to sift their ingredients, separate eggs, measure and scrape.

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  11. Antioch Senior Center forming Outdoors Group to visit East Bay parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Anibal Hidalgo has come up with an idea for a new activity for Antioch's Senior Center, one that has met with tremendous support. The Recreation Program coordinator is trying to form an Outdoors Group that will head out once or twice a month to different parks, giving seniors a taste of nature.

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  12. School Bell: Owls take wing in student mural at Brentwood schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    It's not often that owls and lions get together, but that's what happened recently when Mary Casey Black Elementary students were treated to a show of art. Led by Sandy Chaput, a group of Liberty High students painted owls -- the Brentwood school's mascot -- on the playground walls.

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  13. Oakley police seek information surrounding mysterious assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Police say they are investigating circumstances surrounding the assault of a man in his home in the 700 block of Solitude Drive in Oakley. The victim was expected to have surgery Thursday for the head injury he suffered in the attack with a blunt object.

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  14. Oakley: Irene Sukhu swaps run-of-the-mill for running the millRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    When most of us would prefer to stay at an OK job for security and stability, Irene Sukhu took a leap of faith to say goodbye to mediocre and hello to her dream job. The 26-year-old Oakley resident left two perfectly good part-time jobs working at Los Medanos College as a secretary and Walgreens as a pharmacy technician.

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  15. Oakley: Veterans use recycled water to keep memorial site looking goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    As a veteran, Oakley's Larry Jones often enjoys stopping by Oakley's Veteran Memorial. The memorial, which is in downtown Oakley at City Park, has a small garden featuring roses and other flowers circling the monuments, plaques and flag.

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  16. Oakley council agrees to increase in police services taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Property taxpayers will be paying about 4 percent more for police services after the city changed the method it uses to calculate annual increases to its assessment to support its police force. The increase, passed by the City Council Tuesday, raises the tax from $975.84 to $1,002.18 annually for a single family home.

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  17. Oakley: Bicyclist hospitalized after collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The vehicle and bike crashed around 2:37 p.m. about 100 yards from the intersection of O'Hara Avenue and West Cypress Road, said Oakley police Sgt. Rick Grubaugh.

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  18. East County fire district to put its governing structure on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The fire district serving far East Contra Costa County will be asking voters in November whether they want to retain an appointed board of nine at-large directors or choose the leadership themselves. East Contra Costa Fire District's board decided to put the matter to its constituents in a 6-1 vote this week.

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  19. My Word: Bryan Scott: It's tiem to talk about tax allocation reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The East Contra Costa Fire District responded with all three of its engines, and received mutual aid assistance from fire stations in Antioch. But in the middle of fighting the Brentwood fire, those two Antioch-based fire engines were released to return to Antioch to fight a five-alarm fire.

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  20. Assemblyman Jim Frazier names Steve Todd veteran of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Stephen Todd is truly tireless, ever offering up brawn and heart to support East County veterans and the communities where they reside. "The No.

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