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  1. Former inmate leaves past behind to invent Lotto scratch penRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Roland Mourning, of Antioch, has invented an automatic lotto ticket scratcher pen which was picked up by Axis, where he is photographed in Concord on April 16, 2015. Roland Mourning, of Antioch, demonstrates his invention, an automatic lotto ticket scratcher pen that was picked up by Axis, where he is photographed in Concord on April 16, 2015.

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  2. Foster teen deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A deadly combination of anti-anxiety and antidepressant drugs, painkillers and alcohol were responsible for the death of a teen living in an Antioch foster home late last year, a county coroner has found, intensifying questions about why no one took Steven Unangst to the doctor when he showed clear signs of being dangerously sedated. A report released to this newspaper by the Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner's office concludes that the 16-year-old died in his bed Dec. 19 after ingesting a slew of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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  3. Contra Costa Community College District to install surveillance camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The very attributes that make college campuses so inviting -- open borders and an inclusive ethos -- also make them vulnerable to crime. While it may seem that just about every private place and public space in the country is under video surveillance, the three Contra Costa Community College District campuses remain a nearly camera-free zone.

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  4. Antioch foster teen overdosed on combination of painkillers, anti-depressants, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A deadly combination of anti-anxiety and antidepressant drugs, painkillers and alcohol were responsible for the death of a teen living in an Antioch foster home late last year, a county coroner has found, intensifying questions about why no one took Steven Unangst to the doctor when he showed clear signs of being dangerously sedated. A report released to this newspaper by the Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner's office concludes that the 16-year-old died in his bed Dec. 19 after ingesting a slew of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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  5. Antioch foster teen overdosed on combination of painkillers, anti-depressants, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A deadly combination of anti-anxiety and antidepressant drugs, painkillers and alcohol were responsible for the death of a teen living in an Antioch foster home late last year, a county coroner has found, intensifying questions about why no one took Steven Unangst to the doctor when he showed clear signs of being dangerously sedated. A report released to this newspaper by the Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner's office concludes that the 16-year-old died in his bed Dec. 19 after ingesting a slew of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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  6. Contra Costa Community College District to install surveillance camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The very attributes that make college campuses so inviting -- open borders and an inclusive ethos -- also make them vulnerable to crime. While it may seem that just about every private place and public space in the country is under video surveillance, the three Contra Costa Community College District campuses remain a nearly camera-free zone.

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  7. Pittsburg: '3 Still Standing' film and its stars coming to California TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Being part of the burgeoning San Francisco comedy scene of the 1980s was both a joy and a curse for someone in the middle of it, getting on stage, holding a microphone and trying to make people laugh. "I think people said San Francisco is a place where wacky, edgy comedy is rewarded, and I think comedians came here because of that," said Johnny Steele, who will take the stage Saturday at the refurbished California Theatre in Pittsburg as part of an event featuring a showing of the documentary "3 Still Standing," in which he is one of the three principal characters.

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  8. Pittsburg: Family of truck driver who died in fiery crash files lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The family of a truck driver whose big rig crashed into a restaurant and exploded on March 16 filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Solano County against the owners of the trucking company. Oakland attorney R. Lewis Van Blois is representing the minor child of the truck driver, Ewell Levy, 52, who died in the fiery crash, according to a news release from the attorney.

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  9. Amador Valley softball has another pitching starRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    In keeping with the Dons' marquee softball pitching lineage, freshman left-hander Danielle Williams is already turning heads with her deliveries and composure in the circle. She's also an excellent hitter.

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  10. Pittsburg: '3 Still Standing' film, and its stars, coming to California TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Being part of the burgeoning San Francisco comedy scene of the 1980s was both a joy and a curse for someone in the middle of it, getting on stage, holding a microphone and trying to make people laugh. "I think people said San Francisco is a place where wacky, edgy comedy is rewarded, and I think comedians came here because of that," said Johnny Steele, who will take the stage at the refurbished California Theatre in Pittsburg Saturday as part of an event featuring a showing of the documentary "3 Still Standing," in which he is one of the three principal characters.

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  11. Coroner releases identity of man found fatally shot at Pittsburg gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Anthony Ventura, 22, of Pittsburg, died just after 1 p.m. Tuesday after officers found him critically injured at the Chevron at 1325 California Ave., according to information from the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office and police. Arriving officers found Ventura suffering from a gunshot wound.

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  12. Bay Point man shot, killed at Pittsburg gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A Bay Point man in his 20s was shot and killed in a gas station parking lot Tuesday afternoon, police said. The shooting took place just after 1 p.m. in the parking lot of a Chevron gas station at 1325 California Ave., according to Pittsburg police statements.

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  13. School Bell: Trio of East County educators in running for county Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    East County schools are well represented among this year's crop of Teacher of the Year finalists, with three of the four nominees hailing locally in the countywide list that was revealed last week. With more than 8,100 educators in Contra Costa County, narrowing the field for the 2015-16 title to one person per district was an arduous task for committees.

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  14. Pittsburg: Retiring case worker a 'miracle worker' for clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Coni Soares didn't need retirement gifts on her final day as a case worker at Lyle Morris Family Center in Antioch. She already had plenty: Hundreds of photographs of people she had helped, all of them with unique stories of survival.

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  15. Nurse-family partnership helps first-time momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Jaime Baculpo, left, a public health nurse for Contra Costa County, plays with Benjamin Dyer, 2, as his mother Megan Reynolds, right, both of Pittsburg, watches in Pittsburg, Calif., on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Reynolds and her son are involved in a program called the Contra Costa County Nurse-Family Partnership, which connects first-time mothers from low-income backgrounds with specially trained nurses who provide resources, information and support.

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  16. Barnidge: We don't want oil delivered by sea, rail or pipeline; we just want gasolineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The uproar last week among Pittsburg residents over a proposed oil storage terminal in their community is the latest example of our country's petroleum paradox. That is, nobody wants the stuff transported by ship , hauled by train , delivered by pipeline or stored in their neighborhood .

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  17. Contra Costa County: Recruitment fair for teachers, other certificated staff on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The free event is from 9 a.m. to noon in the school gymnasium at 1750 Harbor St., Pittsburg. It will highlight teaching positions at all levels of K-12 education, as well as specialty and substitute teaching positions.

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  18. Bay Point: Pittsburg helping Ambrose park district rebuild moribund swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    "I remember it for the pool, for the baseball leagues they had there; it was a good place to have fun, and it was nice," said Torres, who is demoralized by what the park, just south of the Highway 4-Bailey Road interchange, has become. While the center of the park remains usable, the physical neglect of recent years is palpable.

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  19. Pleasant Hill: Diablo Valley College celebrates five-year, $52 million 'Commons' projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    For first-time visitors to Diablo Valley College, distinguishing the front from the back could present a challenge. Not anymore.

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  20. Pittsburg: Critics blast proposed oil terminal, even without Bakken crude trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Train loads of Bakken crude oil are no longer in the plans for a proposed oil storage terminal near the waterfront, but that does not mean the project is being welcomed to town with open arms. The City Council voted 5-0 Monday night to approve amending the environmental impact report for WesPac Midstream LLC's proposed Pittsburg Terminal Project, which would renovate and modernize a long-dormant PG&E tank farm between West 10th Street and the Sacramento River waterfront.

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