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  1. Richmond: Three charged in 2012 killing of rapper 'Lil' G the Great'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Inside Bay Area

    With little fanfare, authorities in Contra Costa have charged three men - and identified a fourth, deceased suspect - with setting up and murdering a rising Richmond rapper four years ago. Rene Garcia, who rapped under the alias Lil' G the Great, was found shot to death in February, near the basketball courts at North Richmond's Shields-Reid Park.

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  2. Pinole: Police seek man who robbed Chevron stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Officers were called to a Chevron station at the corner of Pinole Valley Road and Estates Avenue around 4:10 p.m. with the robbery in progress, Pinole police Sgt. Matt Avery said in a statement.

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  3. Wetlands renamed in honor of Richmond familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Breuner Marsh, a 60-acre wetland at Point Pinole Regional Park will soon be renamed Dotson Marsh, in honor of a Richmond family that has spent decades working to preserve open spaces for the community. The family's efforts started with the late Reverend Richard Daniel Dotson, who lived in Parchester Village, created after World War II as the first subdivision in the city that allowed African-Americans to purchase homes.

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  4. Pinole group hosting ninth annual Veterans Day ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The public is invited to honor veterans at the ninth annual Veterans Day Memorial and Flag Retirement Ceremony, hosted by the Pinole Historical Society. Boy Scouts hold a flag as VFW 2798 members salute during the Veterans Day Memorial and Flag Retirement Ceremony at Fernandez Park in Pinole, Calif.

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  5. Pets and Wildlife: Bay Area adoptions, other events for Oct. 26 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Pawtoberfest: Through Oct. 31, the adoption fee for all dogs and cats at Contra Costa Animal Services is $20. Fee includes micro chip, spay/neuter, vaccinations and license fees.

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  6. Contra Costa supes' races: A contrast in stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    One Contra Costa County supervisors' election race has been civil, between two candidates whose views on key issues aren't widely divergent and who both believe the retiring incumbent has been an effective representative of far East County. The other has been decidedly chippier, with the challenger criticizing the incumbent for a lack of leadership on key issues across the northern tier of Contra Costa, and the incumbent ripping the challenger for ineffectiveness in dealing with those same issues from the platforms of jobs and positions she has held.

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  7. Creek fix opens way to steelhead spawning groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Steelhead trout disappeared or dwindled from most Bay Area creeks over decades of humans straightening, cementing in and building structures in the channels to prevent floods. On Monday, a group of natural resource agencies unveiled a $1 million creek fish passage improvement on Pinole Creek that performs much like a fish ladder to get Central Coast steelhead past a Caltrans culvert under Interstate 80 to reach spawning grounds.

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  8. County offering free pet adoptions through this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    From Wednesday through Sunday, prospective owners can take an animal home from both the agency's Martinez and Pinole shelters without having to pay any of the fees that usually come with an adoption, including those for spaying or neutering, microchipping and vaccinating a pet. Bronco is a 1-year-old who can't wait to get out and explore the world.

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  9. Grant to aid Hispanic, low-income students at Contra Costa CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Students research the hardness of different materials as part of a "Properties of Engineering Materials" class at Contra Costa College in San Pablo on Oct. 7. Many students in this class are involved in the Caminos al Exito Project, which aims to improve access and opportunity in the science, technology, engineering and math fields for Hispanic and low-income residents. She's grown past that now, largely thanks to classes at Contra Costa College, and along with them, counseling and support from the college's Caminos al Exito project, designed to improve science, technology, engineering and math opportunities for Hispanic and low-income students.

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  10. North Richmond Shoreline Festival set for Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Join the community in celebrating San Pablo Bay at the 13th annual North Richmond Shoreline Festival, scheduled for Oct. 1 at Point Pinole Regional Park. This year's event is tied to the inaugural Bay Day observance in the Bay Area.

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  11. Roadshow: California pink license plate part of breast cancer campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Q I saw your column about the retro 1960s-style black license plates currently taking California by storm. They needed 7,500 requests to go into production and now 150,000 have been ordered - and I think that's great.

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  12. EBMUD weighs opening trails to mountain bikers, gets an earfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Plant expert Glen Schneider say he feels a sense of natural wonder hiking past the many varieties of wild flowers, trees and shrubs on a ridge trail cooled by San Francisco Bay fog at times and baked by inland valley sunlight at others. He says the diverse Skyline Gardens trail is magical, but fears the magic is in danger if the East Bay's largest water district proceeds to open the 1.25-mile long trail segment to mountain biking.

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  13. El Sobrante and Pinole Relay for Life welcomes participants this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Walkers and volunteers are encouraged to participate in the Relay For Life of El Sobrante and Pinole, a 24-hour fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that starts at 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at Collins Elementary School 1224 Pinole Valley Road in Pinole. "Relay For Life is a life changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease," say organizers.

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  14. Amazon's latest Bay Area lease could bring hundreds of jobs to RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "There should be at least 300 jobs coming out of this project, in Richmond," said Cesar Zepeda, president of the Hilltop District Homeowners and Stakeholders Association, in a Facebook post. "They will also be supporting the surrounding small business restaurants and shops."

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  15. Top Milpitas school district official to lead West Contra Costa County Unified School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Matthew Duffy is expected to become the superintendent of West Contra Costa County Unified School District starting next school year. Photo courtesy of Matthew Duffy After three years as Milpitas' assistant superintendent of educational services, Matthew Duffy is moving into a larger, more challenging position as the superintendent of West Contra Costa County Unified School District starting next school year.

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  16. Transit study seeks alternatives to congested Interstate 80 commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Transportation planners have rolled out several proposals to tackle the daunting problem of congestion along West Contra Costa's Interstate 80 corridor that increasingly spills over into secondary arteries. The West County High-Capacity Transit Study presents eight preliminary alternatives involving freeway-based express buses; buses with dedicated rights of way with priority at intersections -- known in the trade as "BRT," for Bus Rapid Transit; commuter rail; and northward extension of BART.

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  17. Pinole police arrest 2 teens who allegedly broke into home, prowled through backyardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Two teens who allegedly broke into a home after prowling through backyards in Pinole on Thursday afternoon were arrested on suspicion of burglary, according to police. At 3:40 p.m. Thursday, police were dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of McDonald Drive based on a call from a Pinole resident about a suspect climbing a fence into a neighboring backyard.

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  18. Pinole approves long-disputed cellphone towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    After a packed public hearing that spanned nearly five hours and where nearly two dozen residents spoke in opposition, the City Council overturned a Planning Commission decision by approving a controversial cellphone tower to be attached atop a home on Pfeiffer Lane. Tuesday's special session heard an appeal by Verizon Wireless Communication of the Planning Commission's denial of its request for the tower in December.

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  19. Pinole: Ex-UC employee pleads guilty to theft, fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A former Pinole resident has admitted to stealing nearly $390,000 during a six-year stint working at the University of California's Lawrence Hall of Science. In a plea agreement this week, DeSondra Michell Ward, 44, said she used the university's travel systems to arrange personal air travel for herself, her family, and her friends.

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