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  1. Oakley extends is massage parlor ban to 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    The city's massage parlor ban has been extended into 2016, and after two years, officials will have to make a decision of whether to make it permanent. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a measure that will extend the city's ban on massage parlors for an additional 10 months and 15 days, on top of the 45-day ban that was imposed back in February.

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  2. County tobacco prevention group lauds cities' anti-smoking lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    Over the next month, the coalition will present the "Award for Outstanding Contribution to Tobacco Prevention" to city leaders in Concord, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, San Ramon, Lafayette and Oakley. Concord was the first city in the county to regulate e-cigarettes when it established a no smoking area around Todos Santos Plaza in 2012.

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  3. Contra Costa County school districts name Teacher of Year representativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Contra Costa Times

    "We are immensely proud of these amazing educators," said Karen Sakata, Contra Costa County schools superintendent, in a prepared statement. "They were thoughtfully chosen to represent their schools and districts, and truly represent what is best about public education."

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  4. Community Briefs: Oakley gets grant to study transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Contra Costa Times

    The city has been awarded a $100,000 grant to study its downtown public transportation options, according to a city news release. City officials say the money will be used to study the feasibility of installing bus or train stations downtown.

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  5. Twice-Told Tales: Spectacular rescue saves man's life in 1955 car...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Contra Costa Times

    Emergency crews pull off miraculous rescue in 1955: Earl Dobbs, a then-40-year-old truck driver from Los Angeles probably should have died one spring morning in 1955 when the big rig he was driving -- and the 22 tons of tin plate it was carrying -- overturned on a sharp curve between Oakley and Bridgehead. But rescue crews mobilized quickly and were able to rise to the occasion -- they brought in two cranes and another two hydraulic jacks, and took the load off Dobbs's back, piece by piece.

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  6. East Contra Costa Datelines: Happenings around East Contra Costa listedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Poker Tournament: 5-11:30 p.m., March 21, Antioch Community Center, 4703 Lone Tree Way. The Sacred Sons Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Inc. will host a charity poker tournament to benefit Deputy Dwight Morgan and his family.

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  7. Oakley Community Gardens to sink roots in Creekside ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Contra Costa Times

    A local community garden has been given a new home and granted a 10-year lease at Creekside Park after the City Council unanimously gave the go-ahead last week. Oakley Community Gardens members began uprooting plots last Wednesday from the Moura Property at O'Hara Avenue to the former BMX area at Creekside Park at Creekside Way, said Shawn Horrocks, chairman and director of the garden program.

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  8. Antioch Bridge shut down during rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Contra Costa Times

    A man rescued after threatening to jump from the Antioch Bridge on Sunday morning had done the same thing a little more than a month ago, police said. This time, he was arrested.

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  9. Antioch Bridge shut down during rescue of manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Contra Costa Times

    Emergency responders rescued a man who reportedly threatened to jump off the Antioch Bridge on Sunday, the California Highway Patrol said. Police in Pittsburg were called on reports that a man was threatening suicide but before they arrived, that man hopped on a motorcycle and rode it onto the bridge on Highway 160, CHP Officer Ron Simmons said.

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  10. Contra Costa County: House fires in Oakley, Brentwood, extinguishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Contra Costa Times

    Two house fires that broke out almost simultaneously in two East County cities Saturday night were put by firefighters and nobody was injured, a fire chief said. A two-story home in the 500 block of Jane Lane in Oakley received approximately $100,000 in damages after smoke and flames gutted the first-floor master bedroom and also heavily damaged the attic, East Contra Costa County Fire Protection Fire Chief Hugh Henderson said.

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  11. Delta drama: 2 employees of reclamation district allege sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Reclamation District 799 board members from left, Arthur Hanson, James Hopwood, president, Karla Fratus, Richard Kent and Jim Price listen during the public comment portion of their meeting of the Reclamation District 799 on Bethel Island, Calif., on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Two women Angelia Tant and Kristine Petrosh are suing Reclamation District 799 and two male board members, Kent and Hanson, claiming sexual harassment and retaliation.

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  12. Delta drama: Two female employees of small reclamation district sue...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Contra Costa Times

    Reclamation District 799 board members, from left, Arthur Hanson, James Hopwood, president, Karla Fratus, Richard Kent and Jim Price listen during the public comment portion of their meeting of the Reclamation District 799 on Bethel Island on March 11, 2015. Reclamation District 799 board member Arthur Hanson walks through the parking lot on his way to a special meeting of the Reclamation District 799 on Bethel Island on March 11, 2015.

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  13. Oakley City Council considering bringing police services in-houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Contra Costa Times

    The City Council gave staff the green light to take the next step toward possibly bringing police services in-house on Tuesday. The council directed staff to take the police services study a step further by obtaining the "hardest numbers" to see what it would cost the city to run its own police department, said councilman and Vice Mayor Kevin Romick.

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  14. Oakley Community Gardens to sink roots in Creekside ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Contra Costa Times

    A local community garden has been given a new home and granted a 10-year lease at Creekside Park after the City Council unanimously gave the go-ahead Tuesday. Oakley Community Gardens members began uprooting plots on Wednesday from the Moura Property at O'Hara Avenue to the former BMX area at Creekside Park at Creekside Way, said Shawn Horrocks, chairman and director of the garden program.

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  15. Oakley man testifies that killing was in self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Contra Costa Times

    Disputing witness testimony, an Oakley man charged with murder in a dispute over laundry testified Wednesday that he killed in self-defense. He also denied he ever belonged to a gang.

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  16. Brentwood driver's ed students get virtual reality wake-up callRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Contra Costa Times

    "K." That one keystroke was the last text Amanda Umscheid sent before the 19-year-old Kansas college student lost control of the truck she was driving. As the vehicle flipped end over end, she was thrown through a window and died three days later.

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  17. Community Briefs: Velocity Cheer Gym hosts bazaar SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Contra Costa Times

    The city is seeking submissions from East Contra Costa high school and college students for a short film festival, which it will host in June. Entries for the Oakley Film Festival can be submitted from March 9 to May 15 and must be 10 minutes or shorter in length.

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  18. Brentwood Farmers Market ushers in seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Despite the earliness of the season, the Brentwood Farmers Market saw the community out in full force this weekend for the annual opening of its season. The downtown event sported several more booths than usual for opening day.

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  19. Eye on the East Bay: Pizza maker tosses endorsement into Assembly raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Contra Costa Times

    PIZZA POLS: State Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has been racking up the endorsements for her campaign for state Senate, from unions to government officials. Last week, she announced a spicy endorsement from a Walnut Creek powerhouse -- Rocco's Pizzeria Ristorante.

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  20. Oakley: City taking submissions for short film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Contra Costa Times

    The city will host a short film festival for East Contra Costa County high school and college students in June and is seeking submissions. Entries for the Oakley Film Festival can be submitted from March 9 to 15 and must be 10 minutes or shorter in length.

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