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  1. Roadshow: Using his blinkers becomes New Year's resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on westbound Highway 4 near the Railroad Ave. overcrossing in Pittsburg, Calif., on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. An apparent road rage incident turned into a shooting with two people being transported to the hospital for their injuries.

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  2. Improperly composted material makes a stink in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Republic Services, a major waste-disposal company in the Bay Area, stored 10 times more compost than it was permitted to at a local landfill, causing the material to improperly decompose and ultimately emit a noxious odor that some neighboring residents say has made them ill. Instead of being resold to agricultural users such as farmers and vintners, as much as 360,000 cubic yards of compost - about a football stadium filled 70 yards deep with soil - went sour and had to be landfilled, despite the company's promise to reduce waste.

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  3. Concord: Coroner identifies San Jose woman as Highway 4 crash victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The Contra Costa Coroner's Office has identified a San Jose woman in the fatal collision on Highway 4 Wednesday. Just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash in westbound traffic just east of Port Chicago Highway, with one person trapped inside, CHP Contra Costa said.

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  4. Pittsburg: Police seek missing elderly manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Police describe Hernandez as Latino, 5-foot-8, 150 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.

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  5. Shelter, Inc. helps young mother in recovery get her life back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Layla Montano, right, just had her fourth birthday the day before and was excited about having her mom Courtney Montano put the fingernail stickers she got on right away as her little sister Drew, 20 months, looks on in their new two bedroom apartment in Antioch, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Montano, still in her work clothes as a landscaper, sits on the floor to fulfill her oldest childs' request.

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  6. Pittsburg: Man killed in city's second pedestrian fatality within 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A man was killed by a vehicle Wednesday, the second pedestrian fatality in the city in 24 hours, police said. At 6:45 a.m., dispatchers received a report of a collision in the 700 block of Willow Pass Road where a man was found lying, police said Wednesday.

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  7. Ring in 2017 with music, lots of laughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    If you're looking for a laugh-fest to end 2016, you're too late for Will Durst's "Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XXIV" on Dec. 30, at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts. It's sold out.

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  8. Pittsburg elementary school taps kids' brains with song, raps and gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Adding her own lyrics to Timberlake's catchy song, "Can't Stop the Feeling," teacher Logan Marks at Los Medanos Elementary in Pittsburg uses music to teach about place value. The strategy addresses a central challenge faced by teachers: to translate dry and abstract standards into learning experiences that students enjoy.

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  9. Pittsburg: Woman hit by truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    At 6 p.m., officers responded to Stone Harbour Drive near Galway Drive for a report of a truck that hit a woman, Pittsburg police Capt. Ron Raman said in a statement.

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  10. Belgium-made film to play as part of International Film Series at Antioch's El Campanil Theatre.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Pete Escovedo performs in Pittsburg New Year's Eve PITTSBURG - Acclaimed performer Pete Escoverdo, a native of Pittsburg, returns on New Year's Eve for a 9:30 p.m. concert at the historic California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave. Escovedo' s music is a melting pot, drawing from Latin jazz, salsa, rock and Latin pop. He has played with music greats Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock and Cal Tjader among others.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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