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  1. Pittsburg police: Public defender launches investigation into alleged hidden documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The Contra Costa Public Defender said Monday her office has identified at least a "handful" of criminal cases where the Pittsburg police may have hidden documents involving police misconduct and she may take steps to reverse any convictions. Robin Lipetzky said she has launched an internal investigation and asked her attorneys to check their cases to see if they filed any Pitchess motions against two former Pittsburg police officers who were investigated by their own agency for beating suspects, according to a claim filed by a former officer.

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  2. Police chief hid officer misconduct files from judge, defense attorneys, former cop saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Pittsburg Police Chief Aaron Baker, left, swears in Pittsburg Police Capt. Brian Addington as the new Police Chief during a swearing in ceremony at the California Theatre in Pittsburg, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.

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  3. Grassroots group sparks change at run-down East Contra Costa parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The city's De Anza Park has a new, $50,000 playground this month thanks to an unlikely group of civic agitators. The park on April 23 cut the ribbon on a new play structure for children up to 14 years old.

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  4. 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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  5. Bay Point: Local activists get help decrying pool problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Local critics of flagging plans for renovation of the Ambrose Park community swimming pool are getting some help from a Richmond-based advocacy group. The local group West Pittsburg for Progress recently became a local affiliate of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, a nonprofit community organization helping residents of low- to moderate-income neighborhoods fight for economic, racial and social justice.

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  6. Pittsburg man pleads guilty to tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A Pittsburg man pleaded guilty Tuesday to filing more than $375,000 in false tax returns and identity theft, federal officials said. Michael Johnson admitted to working with others to use stolen client files from an Antioch tax preparation service to file false tax returns, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice.

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  7. San Francisco: Former Pittsburg High football player among 3 dead in fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A crash near the NFL's Super Bowl City in San Francisco on Saturday night claimed the life of at least one former football player. Gene Mollique, 27, of Bay Point, was one of two East Bay victims identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office on Monday.

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  8. Sports scene: Letter of intent signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Adorah Buggs, Pittsburg, girls basketball -- The senior sank two free throws with 4.5 seconds remaining in the Pirates' 56-55 league victory over Liberty. Bryar Edwards, Liberty, wrestling -- He reached the 126-pound finals at the Mission San Jose Tournament, where the Lions placed third as a team.

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  9. San Francisco: Three East Bay men die in fiery crash after leaving Super Bowl CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Authorities identified three East Bay men as the suspects who died in a crash while fleeing a California Highway Patrol officer Saturday night, according to ABC7 News. Roland Zanie, of Pittsburg, was the driver in the fiery crash, ABC7 News reports. 5 comments

  10. Antioch: Coroner ID's Pittsburg man fatally shot during Friday carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The coroner has identified the Pittsburg resident who was fatally shot Friday by a man police said he had just carjacked moments earlier. Richard Pareno, 27, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died inside a white van that he allegedly carjacked from Leo Lopez, 37, around 11 p.m. Friday evening.

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  11. Concord High wrestling coach -- who never cut anyone -- gets retirement partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Former Concord High School wrestling coach Glen Knecht, 56, of Concord, hugs former Concord High School wrestler Shawn Ramey, of Phoenix, Arizona, during a surprise ceremony honoring his retirement at Concord High School in Concord, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Knecht coached wrestling at Concord High from 1991 to 2011.

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  12. 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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  13. Bonilla endorses Torlakson to succeed her in Assembly's District 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Torlakson, a Pittsburg resident, is serving her third term on the Ambrose Recreation and Park District board based in Bay Point. She declared her candidacy for the Assembly in July, as did Concord Mayor and fellow Democrat Tim Grayson.

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  14. Me & My Car: '67 Oldsmobile Toronado turns heads at car showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Oldsmobile was certainly one of the great names in automotive history. It started as Olds Motor Co., founded by Ransom Eli Olds in 1897.

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  15. Bay Point: Ambrose pool rebuild again delayed by money woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The resurrection of the Ambrose Park swimming pool is facing more delays, as the lowest among the latest round of bids for the work came in at about $682,000 more than expected. That is about 25 percent higher than the estimated cost of to rebuild the pool and replace the restrooms and associated outbuildings at the pool in Ambrose Park, which has been closed since 2009.

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  16. Pittsburg playwright's hip-hop musical vies for national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A hip-hop musical about the challenges and rewards of inner-city life featuring Los Medanos College drama students is headed to a regional festival of the best college plays sponsored by the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Pittsburg native Federico Bartolo III wrote "My Block," including the music.

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  17. Solano County Sheriff's search delta waterways for missing Manteca manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Solano County Sheriff's announced Tuesday that marine patrol units will continue searching delta waterways for a Manteca man who went missing over the weekend. Calderon and a friend were fishing Saturday night when the Manteca man suddenly jumped into the water and never came back up, said Solano County Deputy Sheriff Christine Castillo.

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  18. Pittsburg playwright's hip-hop musical vies for national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A hip-hop musical about the challenges and rewards of inner-city life featuring Los Medanos College drama students is headed to a regional festival of the best college plays sponsored by the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Pittsburg native Federico Bartolo III wrote "My Block," including the music.

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  19. Concord police chase ends with crash in PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A man brandishing a firearm in Concord led police officers on a chase Friday night that ended in Pittsburg when the suspect crashed into a car and tree. The pursuit began after Concord police officers responded at 9:39 p.m. to reports of a man with a firearm at Willow Pass Road and Sixth St. Police officers attempted a traffic stop but the 36-year-old Hayward resident fled onto Highway 4. Police officers assisted by the California Highway Patrol pursued the vehicle onto surface streets until the suspect collided with another vehicle and tree, according to a police report.

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  20. Pittsburg's California Theater to host 9Quota 925 Hip-Hop Awards SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    On Saturday, the California Theater will host the fourth annual 9Quota Hip-Hop Awards show, a celebration of rap and R&B acts within the 925 area code. The event will feature live performances and award presentations for 30 categories, including Best Rapper, Best Producer, and even Best Barber, although acceptance speeches will not be given for each award.

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