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  1. Concord police arrest 2 after hit-and-run, chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A young couple suspected of a hit-and-run with a stolen car in Concord were arrested Wednesday in Pittsburg after leading police on a chase for nearly 15 minutes, police said. The incident began at 3:54 p.m., when a Concord police officer responded to reports of a hit-and-run by the driver of a 2012 Ford Fusion on Willow Pass Road, Cpl.

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  2. Concord police arrest 2 East Bay residents after hit-and-run, chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A young couple suspected of a hit-and-run with a stolen car in Concord were arrested Wednesday in Pittsburg after leading police on a chase for nearly 15 minutes, police said. The incident began at 3:54 p.m., when a Concord police officer reponded to reports of a hit-and-run by the driver of a 2012 Ford Fusion on Willow Pass Road, Cpl.

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  3. Contra Costa supervisors side with Garaventa over Republic in garbage battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Republic Services, which operates the Keller Canyon Landfill, is considering legal action against Contra Costa County after a divided Board of Supervisors denied it the ability to recycle construction debris at the facility outside Pittsburg. The 3-2 vote was a victory for Republic's rival, Garaventa Enterprises, which owns the nearest recycling center and stands to receive most of the construction debris -- primarily wood and concrete -- that had been going directly to the landfill.

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  4. On Tap: Pittsburg theater troupe present madcap comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Barbara Halperin-Jacobs, who previously directed the well-received PCT productions of "The Odd Couple," returns to helm this hilarious story of fading stars, George and Charlotte Hay . The play takes the stage Oct. 9-11 in the historic California Theatre in Old Town Pittsburg.

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  5. Pittsburg to crack down on drunken driving FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    This Friday, police will be on the prowl for anyone who drinks, smokes marijuana, or takes other drugs, and then gets behind the wheel of their car. Citing a national statistic that says 30 percent of drivers in fatal accidents are later found to have at least one drug in their system, the Pittsburg police department announced that it will be conducting a late-night intoxicated drivers/license checkpoint Friday.

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  6. Pittsburg: Car fire spreads to vegetation off Highway 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Fire crews responded to a report of a car on fire at 4:08 p.m. on Highway 4, at the top of Willow Pass Road and San Marco Boulevard, said Contra Costa County Fire Capt. George Laing.

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  7. Pittsburg police identify motorcyclist who died fleeing from officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Police on Monday identified an Antioch man as the speeding motorcyclist who was killed in a crash while trying to flee from an officer Friday night. Motorcyclist Rafael Gonzalez, 28, of Antioch, died after crashing into another vehicle while evading an officer, Pittsburg police Capt.

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  8. 'Smiley' Camitz: Fabled Pittsburg coach to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Jim "Smiley" Camitz, 83, center, of Pittsburg, stands with Frank Myers, of Pittsburg, from left, and Mike Hernandez, of Clayton, at his home in Pittsburg, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.

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  9. Pittsburg looks to refinance redevelopment bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    That move, which the Pittsburg City Council will discuss Monday night, would also mean the bonds would be paid off sooner -- by 2030 instead of 2037. The city -- specifically, the "successor agency" to what until 2012 had been its redevelopment agency -- still owes $243 million in principal payments on those five series of bonds.

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  10. Review: Monterey Jazz Festival delights with Jaco Pastorius, Erroll Garner tributes, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Bassist Christin McBride performs with Chick Corea a the 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.

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  11. Antioch: Motorcyclist fleeing Pittsburg police dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A speeding motorcyclist was killed in a crash with another vehicle while attempting to flee from a Pittsburg police officer Friday evening, officials said. A Pittsburg police officer spotted a motorcyclist speeding eastbound on the Pittsburg/Antioch Highway near Arcy Lane at 6:20 p.m., said Pittsburg police Capt. 2 comments

  12. Vegas-style senior Follies to perform in PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    After Kathryn Carterelliott's heart attack last January due to previously undiagnosed asthma, the doctors gave her an unusual prescription: To prevent future complications, dress in feathers and a leotard or fishnets and a tailcoat and hit the stage. At 62, Carterelliott is a member of the The Black Diamond Follies, a troupe of performers age 60 and up who dress in Las Vegas, showbiz-style, or cross-cultural costumes and entertain people in the East County.

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  13. Two East Contra Costa nonprofits set up libraries at public housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Six-year-old Jordan Smith beamed as he held up "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Follow That Sound!" after finding a brand new copy of the book at the children's library at the El Pueblo housing community. But unlike traditional libraries, where books have to checked out and returned, Jordan can take up to three books at a time and keep them when he visits the innovative library.

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  14. Pittsburg: Pedestrian killed on Kirker Pass Road identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Few details about the collision that killed 43-year-old Rodney Lee Moss, of Antioch, were available early Monday, including details about whether the motorist stayed at the scene. Moss was near Kirker Pass Road near Nortonville Road, when the car hit him around 11:30 p.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Eric Anderson said Sunday.

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  15. Contra Costa, Alameda college campuses carve out space for veteran resource centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A San Ramon-based nonprofit is working with local businesses and the Contra Costa Community College District to set up spaces on four local college campuses where veterans who've come back to school can gather, learn or simply get away for a little while. The Student Veterans Resource Centers will be designed to offer transition from military service to civilian life and into higher education and new careers.

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  16. Pittsburg: Pedestrian on Kirker Pass Road killed by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A pedestrian died late Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle on a bypass that connects central and East Contra Costa County, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. Few details about the fatality were available, including the identity, gender and age of the victim.

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  17. Highway 4 widening completion pushed back to summer 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Commuters weary of Highway 4's daily gridlock will have to wait a while longer than expected for the highly anticipated widening project to be completed, and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority says hot and windy weather is to blame. Officials now say that the Highway 4 widening project should be finished by midsummer of 2016, an extension of at least six to eight months beyond the agency's original estimate that the project would be completed by the end of this year.

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  18. Keeping it coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Lifeguard Evan Almgren, above, keeps an eye on swimmers as they stay cool at the Contra Loma Reservoir in Antioch on Sunday on what is traditionally the last big weekend of the summer water fun. Below, at left, Efrain Garcia, 8, of Pittsburg, plays with sand in the shallow end of the pool, while Michael Rodriguez, of San Francisco, below right, tries to slip on goggles while swimming.

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  19. Tim Battle works toward returning to Major LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Make no mistake, the Georgia native, who turned 30 on Thursday, loved his two seasons as probably the best player on the independent Pittsburg Diamonds of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs. "The fans were great, the organization was fantastic and my host families -- I couldn't be any more thankful," he said.

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  20. Pittsburg health expo targets blacks in its emphasis on living wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The event will provide tips to help people avoid health problems such as high-blood pressure, obesity and diabetes, which that tend to affect blacks more than other races. Now in its fourth year, the expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Pittsburg High School, 1750 Harbor St. "He's going to be talking about good health principles, how to lower those chronic diseases," said Lynnette Watts, chair of the African-American Health Empowerment Collaborative, which is hosting the event.

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