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  1. Contra Costa supes put transportation tax on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Contra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday gave their official blessing for putting a half-cent transportation tax on the November ballot. One county official said the supervisors' action was the "the last step in a long process" to formally ask voters for an estimated $2.9 billion over 30 years to pay for a wide variety of transportation projects.

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  2. 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 Walberg 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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  3. 13th annual Oakley Kids Fishing Derby slated for AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | 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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  4. PG&E conducting gas meter inspections in East CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    That's what Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is telling East County customers as it embarks this week on an approximately two-month inspection of gas meters in the region.

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  5. 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 Monday.

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  6. Oakley: Veteran searching for missing service dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A veteran is searching for her service dog after it may have run away after hearing fireworks during Fourth of July weekend in the Delta. Leo, a 4-year-old golden chow mix, was last seen Sunday during a camping party on Lower Sherman Island, according to a report from ABC7 News.

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  7. Library Lines: Library project moves forward in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Progress continues on the new Brentwood Library, with hearings scheduled before the Planning Commission and the City Council for the final design package. We should be hearing shortly about where our temporary digs will be during construction.

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  8. Oakley give support to proposed countywide sales tax measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The Oakley City Council gave its unanimous support to Contra Costa Transportation Authorities'countywide imposition of a one-half of 1 percent sales tax measure that proponents plan to put on the November ballot to help pay for transportation improvements in the county. "This is much-needed money," said Councilmember Doug Hardcastle who has worked on the county's transportation committee for several years.

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  9. Oakley: Council votes in favor of allowing new bingo hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Rejecting a staff recommendation, the Oakley City Council voted 4 to 1 against denying a conditional use permit to a local nonprofit organization interested in opening a bingo hall in the Cypress Shopping Center. Members of community spoke highly in favor of the applicant during the second public hearing on the subject of the bingo hall.

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  10. Oakley: Downtown building set for wrecking ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    City staff reported at Tuesday's council meeting that it has given the owner of the building the allotted amount of time to resubmit plans for the site to take care of the blight on the community. The owner was expected to make an appearance at the City Council meeting on Tuesday to discuss an appeal in the process of having the building demolished, but did not attend.

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  11. By Tom Lochner, [email protected]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Several more Contra Costa mayors have joined their West County counterparts in calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to facilitate state funding for cameras at onramps and offramps in the wake of recent freeway shootings. This week, Mayors Robert Taylor of Brentwood, Laura Hoffmeister of Concord, Michael Metcalf of Moraga, Kevin Romick of Oakley and Victoria Smith of Orinda signed a letter identical to one sent last week by the mayors of El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, Richmond and San Pablo.

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

    May 17, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  13. Brentwood: Terry's Twice As Nice offers warehouse prices without the warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Terry Traxler knows that Brentwood has been resistant to bringing a big-box retailer to town, so he recently opened a Twice As Nice and calls it "Brentwood's little 'big box' store." "Brentwood is growing like crazy and keeping the big box stores out has kept its downtown quaint and successful," the Oakley resident said.

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  14. East Bay's Park It: Citrus peels are most unappealing -- don't leave themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Walking around at Black Diamond Mines in Antioch the other day, I was reminded that it's probably time for my annual orange peel sermon. I realize that I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but I'll press on nevertheless.

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  15. Retired CHP officer inducted into National Police Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    State Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, left, presents a certificate to former CHP officer Dick Augusta of Antioch, who was injured in the line of duty in 1977. Augusta was recently inducted into the National Police Hall of Fame.

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  16. 'Walk a mile in my shoes!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Didi Del Chiaro, left, principal of Orchard Park School, looks over all the Super Hero costumes her students wore to school to kick off their Anti Bully Week at Orchard Park School in Oakley, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Students have planned a week of events to highlight the importance of not bullying anyone at any time.

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  17. Boys basketball: BVAL showing its mightRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    From left, Berkeley High's Zachary Fleming tries to make a basket as Freedom High's DeShawnte Collins and John Ketchel both block in the first period of their basketball game in Oakley, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. Freedom High went on to win the game 60-57.

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  18. Antioch: Marijuana delivery boy robbed of $8,000 worth of weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A marijuana dispensary delivery driver was called out to provide a small quantity of marijuana, but when he arrived he was greeted by two armed robbers who made off with $8,000 worth of marijuana products, police said. The incident occurred during the afternoon hours of Jan. 29, when an unidentified person called a medical marijuana dispensary delivery service in Pleasant Hill and asked for one one-eighth ounce of marijuana, along with some edible marijuana products to be delivered to a home on Magnolia Way, police said.

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  19. The 2016 regional parks' Trails Challenge just got easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The East Bay Regional Park District wants to find ways to engage people with their parks, all 65 of them across Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. For 22 years the annual Trails Challenge has served that purpose in a simple and sure-fire way, but this year participating has gotten even easier.

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  20. Antioch councilwoman announces candidacy for county supervisor's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Antioch resident Monica Wilson, 47, announced her candidacy for the District 3 seat on Monday, joining four others who also are stumping for the position. Elected to the Antioch City Council in 2012, Wilson said she wants to apply her experience in business development on a larger scale instead of running again for a city office when her term expires in November.

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