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  1. East Bay's Park It: Labor Day weekend activities -- a roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fremont Bulletin

    If you are still looking for campground vacancies in the East Bay, it's too late. All available campsites in the regional parks have been booked for the nights of Friday through Sept.


  2. Dead birds a warning mosquitoes with West Nile virus are busy in late summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    The recent discovery of five dead birds and two chicken flocks latent with the West Nile virus prompted vector control officials to warn residents that late summer is a particularly hungry time for mosquitoes. Two birds carrying the virus were found dead in Concord, and three others were found in Danville, Oakley and Pleasant Hill earlier this month, according to a statement from spokeswoman Deborah Bass of the Contra Costa Vector Control District.


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

    Friday Aug 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.


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

    Monday Aug 22 | Fremont Bulletin

    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.


  5. Contra Costa County names four Teacher of the Year finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    Four finalists have been selected for the Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year competition, the county office of education announced Monday. Shauna Hawes of the Mt.


  6. Police reveal why no one was charged in crash that killed East Bay womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Campbell Reporter

    The driver of a reckless vehicle that crashed in Pittsburg last year, killing a 25-year-old passenger, will likely never face the music. On Thursday a jury reviewed the case of Rodeo resident Leona Rachael Moreno, who died after being thrown from a vehicle speeding down the Pittsburg/Antioch Highway on Oct. 22, 2015.


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

    Tuesday Aug 2 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.


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

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.


  9. East Bay veterans use recycled water to keep memorial site looking goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.


  10. East Bay woman swaps run-of-the-mill for running the millRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Irene Sukhu, 26, of Oakley, demonstrates a workout during a fitness bootcamp held at Almondridge Park in Antioch, Calif., on Thursday, July 15, 2016. Earlier in life, she was on track for a diabetic-diagnosis but now she has joined forces with her boyfriend and now the two of them run fitness bootcamps and personalized, one-on-one personal training.


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

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.


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

    Jul 5, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.


  13. Brentwood: Blazes causes $100K damage to company buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A grass fire that started near Marsh Creek Trail Sunday night caused damage to a roofing construction supply yard and took fire crews 12 hours to extinguish, fire authorities said. The fire started at 10:08 p.m. The blaze scorched vegetation for 100 feet on both sides Marsh Creek off of Hanson Lane, jumping into an open field on Elkins Way, resulting in a 2-acre fire there that traveled into a construction supply yard on Elkins Way, said East County Fire Protection District Chief Hugh Henderson.


  14. East Bay family remembers shy, caring teen killed in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    On the surface, Roshel Madlangbayan was a shy, artistic and studious freshman at Oakley's Freedom High School who had only been in this country for nearly two years, but to her loved ones, she was a proud Filipina who was devoted to caring for her family and making them proud. Known as "Shel" to her tight-knit family in Oakley and Antioch, Madlangbayan helped care for her two younger siblings and was a very respectful daughter.


  15. East Bay's Park It: In Antioch, beat the heat at Black Diamond MinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    It gets hot in East Contra Costa County at this time of year. But one place where you can cool off is the Underground Mining Museum at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch.


  16. East Bay police ID teen killed in crash, 50-year-old driver arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The day after a car reportedly veered off the roadway and struck two teenage girls head-on -- killing one and badly injuring the other -- police have announced that they've arrested the 50-year-old driver of the vehicle on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter. The coroner has identified the 15-year-old girl who died as Oakley resident Roshel Madlangbayan.


  17. Report: One pedestrian killed, another hurt in OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    One pedestrian was killed and another was injured Tuesday afternoon when a vehicle hit them in Oakley, police told NBC Bay Area. The station reported that the Oakley Police Department responded to the accident at East Cypress Road near Bethel Island Road about 2:45 p.m. The arrived to find the two injured pedestrians, one of which was pronounced dead at the scene, police told the station .


  18. East Bay's Park It: Tilden by Berkeley jam-packed with kid-friendly weekend funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    There's a full weekend of naturalist-led, kid-friendly activities coming up at the Environmental Education Center in Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley. It all starts with a "Trekking With Tots" excursion from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday.


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

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.


  20. East Bay police pursue 'running man' video challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police are using a nearly two-decade-old Top 40 hit to issue a challenge to East Contra Costa law enforcement departments: ride the beat as well as you walk it, or else. On the Brentwood Police Department's Facebook page, officers have issued a "running man challenge" video, which shows officers dancing in uniform to the music of one-hit wonder Ghost Town DJs' "My Boo," which first entered the Billboard charts in mid-June 1996 and peaked at No.


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