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  1. Pittsburg: Two charged with murder in 2015 home invasion that left two alleged robbers deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    After a homeowner shot and killed two alleged robbers last year, authorities quietly arrested and charged two suspected accomplices to the robbery with a provocative act murder, court records show. Deshon Cooper, 47, and Theotis Watkins, 47, each face two murder charges, though neither is suspected of firing the shots that killed Carnell Taylor Jr., 26, and Jason Johnson, 28, during a May 2015 confrontation on the 1000 block of Jewett Avenue, in Pittsburg.

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  2. On Tap: 'Humbug,' 'Irish Christmas' are on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Madi Marquis plays Tiny Tim and Frank J. Ballesteros is Scrooge in "Humbug," playing at the Elite Event Center in downtown Antioch through Dec. 24. Ballesteros brings back 'Humbug' to downtown Antioch ANTIOCH - After having been on hiatus for three years, "Humbug!" has returned at the Elite Dance and Event Center, 300 G St. Co-written by Frank Ballesteros and Brenda LaMance, "Humbug!" is based on the Charles Dickens' class "A Christmas Carol," but has a slight spiritual twist. In this version, for example, Scrooge accepts "Christ" in his heart rather than the spirit of "Christmas" as in the original.

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  3. Pianist brings to the elderly music from their pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Music has been a thread throughout Elaine Palmer's life. The former Antioch resident loves music, loves to sing and to play the piano.

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  4. Contra Costa college district seeks to become a 'sanctuary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Following the impassioned pleas of more than two dozen students and faculty, and bolstered by more than 700 others who've signed a petition, Contra Costa Community College District leaders are moving to declare the district a sanctuary for undocumented students and their families. Following more than two hours of emotional testimony, much of it centering on fear of deportation prevalent among immigrants undocumented and otherwise after the Nov. 8 election of Donald Trump as president, the district board moved Wednesday night to meet Jan. 11 and, hopefully, to make the "sanctuary district" status official that night, ahead of Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration.

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  5. Island owner faces possible $4.6 million fine for filling wetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A regional water board is expected late Wednesday, perhaps by 6 p.m., to fine to the owner of a small island in the Suisun Marsh $4.6 million for allegedly filling in wetlands to the detriment of fish, wildlife and water quality. The fine, to be levied against John Sweeney of Pittsburg, is believed to be the largest in the history of the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board, officials said.

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  6. Delta Datelines: Snowmen, holiday home contests and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Holiday Home of the Season Contest: The Brentwood Neighborhood Committee is seeking homes within the Brentwood city limits whose decorated front yards capture the holiday season. One home will be selected as the 2016 winner and receive a yard sign stating their winning status, a gift basket, gift card from Delta Informal Gardeners and special parking privileges at Home Depot.

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  7. Outgoing college district chancellor presided over period of renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    When pressed to name her greatest achievement during her 11 years heading up Contra Costa's community college district, Helen Benjamin paused to consider, then talked about how the three main campuses look, and how well they work. "When I arrived here in 1990 .

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  8. Pete Escovedo returns home for New Yeara s showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    No matter where he plays, acclaimed jazz percussionist and composer Pete Escovedo opens his show by telling the audience he hails from Pittsburg. "I like to say that.

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  9. Alamo man continues to change lives through nonprofit workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Jim Noe routinely deflects praise, but the results of a lifetime of volunteerism in Contra Costa County speak for him far more effectively. Noe's spirit has completely transformed at least one life - the Vietnamese refugee who flourished in America after Noe adopted him - and affected countless others, including the needy who have received food and medical treatment because of his efforts.

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  10. A new young dynamic on the Pittsburg City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    It was at a recent Mayors Conference meeting where it hit home for Jelani Killings how young he and fellow councilman-elect Juan Banales are as they enter the world of elected office. "We didn't see anyone else our age there, other than the new mayor of Stockton," 26-year-old Michael Tubbs, Killings said recently.

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  11. Beanie Babies: Where are they now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Cathy McCause Fuss of Martinez, left, and her daughter, Kelby, go through their bins of more than 1,000 Beanie Babies, purchased at the height of the 1990s craze. The collection was even a disputed item in Fuss' divorce settlement several years ago.

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  12. Pittsburg: Two suspects arrested in fatal Highway 4 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Damario Pitteard, 23, is suspected of shooting at a man and a woman, who later died, on May 11 on Highway 4 near the Railroad Avenue overpass, according to Pittsburg police. He has an outstanding murder warrant out for his arrest.

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  13. Bay Commission fines island owner $772,00 for altering leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A small island owner already threatened with a $4.6 million fine by one state agency has been fined $772,000 by a state commission for changing levees and waterways to create a private kite surfing club for business executives. The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission ruled that John Sweeney of Pittsburg illegally filled in and cutt off tidal wetlands in the 51-acre Buckler Island in Grizzly Bay across the water from Bay Point.

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  14. Antioch resident facing 20 years in prison after feds find 6 ounces of methRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A local resident is facing federal drug trafficking charges, after authorities found 6 ounces of methamphetamine during a search of his home, court records show. David Repetto, of Antioch, was arrested Thursday and charged with possessing meth with intent to distribute.

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  15. Pittsburg: 13-year-old girl dies after being hit by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A 13-year-old girl died Sunday night after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing a street, police said Monday. Police said the girl was hit by a car just before 6 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Harbor and School streets.

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  16. Delta Datelines: Holiday home contests, parades and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A float by the Pittsburg Community Theatre drives down Railroad Ave. at the "Old Town Pittsburg" holiday parade in Pittsburg, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Holiday Home of the Season Contest: The Brentwood Neighborhood Committee is seeking homes within the Brentwood city limits whose decorated front yards capture the holiday season.

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  17. Many anxiously wait for updates on loved ones believed at the partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Amid the chaos of firefighters, police worried friends and family, media and various others on 31st Avenue midday Saturday, it's been difficult to get information about loved ones believed to have attended the party Friday night that ended with at least nine people dead, and likely many more. Among the many looking for answers Saturday is Dan Vega.

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  18. Pittsburg: 50-year-old woman dies in vehicle collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The crash was reported around 8:30 p.m. in the area of Buchanan Road near Meadows Avenue, said Pittsburg police Capt. Ron Raman..

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  19. Uber drivers join with low-wage workers to demand higher payRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Uber drivers plan to join worker protests Tuesday to demand higher pay, the latest flare-up in the ongoing tense relationship between the ride-hailing company and its drivers. Uber workers will join fast food employees, airport workers and others in two dozen cities throughout the country, including San Francisco, in support of a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize - perks Uber workers do not receive because they are independent contractors, not employees.

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  20. Antioch: Council rezones parcel to allow homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Councilmembers here have agreed to tweak the zoning of a city-owned parcel near Antioch's western border to allow the possibility of building a homeless shelter on the site. Antioch City Council on Tuesday voted to introduce an ordinance that would expand the possible uses of a 4.89-acre site to include an emergency shelter; the land currently is zoned only for high-density residential development .

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