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  1. Antioch: Hardy Nix Jewelers owners to sell 70-year-old family businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Mark Perez is about to perform an operation. He's not a surgeon, but to this "patient" he is a lifesaver.

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  2. Pittsburg: Libraries take creative approach to reach young readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Inside Bay Area

    For Pittsburg and Bay Point libraries, the theme for the summer and heading into the fall is "pop-up, trickle-up, home run, and full STEAM ahead." A grant secured from the Keller Canyon Mitigation Trust Fund by Youth Services Librarian Becky Nielson paid for 2,240 paperback books that stocked once-a-week pop-up libraries during the summer at Buchanan Park and John Buckley Square in Pittsburg and Ambrose Community Center in Bay Point.

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  3. Off the Grid food trucks coming to PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Area foodies are gearing up for a unique food truck dining experience that is coming to downtown Pittsburg later this month. Off the Grid operates more than 50 weekly public markets throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento and now it is coming to East Contra Costa on a regular basis starting Aug. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. At least eight food trucks and a beer and wine garden will serve attendees that night and weekly after that on Friday nights.

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  4. Off the Grid food trucks coming to PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Area foodies are gearing up for a unique food truck dining experience that is coming to downtown Pittsburg later this month. Off the Grid operates more than 50 weekly public markets throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento and now it is coming to East Contra Costa on a regular basis starting Aug. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. At least eight food trucks and a beer and wine garden will serve attendees that night and weekly after that on Friday nights.

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  5. Meal delivery for homebound depends on volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Inside Bay Area

    "I don't even want to think about it," exclaimed LaDonna Cooper with a shiver. She had been asked what her life would be like without the lunchtime meal she receives from Meals on Wheels Senior Outreach Services.

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  6. Pittsburg: Whistleblower cops claim department falsified reports, failed to document use of forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Two former Pittsburg police officers claim in new lawsuits that they were instructed to falsify crime reports and refrain from documenting use of force -- all to provide a rosier picture of the city's public safety. In his suit against the Pittsburg Police Department, Officer Michael Sibbitt alleged his supervisors refused to arrest a gang member wanted for questioning in a Pinole shooting and the assault of an Antioch police officer because the crimes happened outside Pittsburg.

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  7. Pittsburg homicide victim's family sues SeenosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Inside Bay Area

    A recently filed lawsuit blames a development company owned by the Seeno family for the homicide of a massage parlor employee. The suit was filed by the family of Huajin Li, 29, an employee at Pittsburg's Super Massage who was shot and killed by a robber in April.

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  8. Pittsburg: Jose Canseco's bats nearly swiped, 2 men arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Contra Costa Times

    Awaking to discover that his bats have been stolen is not anything new for former Oakland Athletics star Jose Canseco. A knock on his hotel door at 4:30 a.m. with the news that the possible thieves had been caught? "You know, it's kind of funny, I've had my bats stolen quite a few times," Canseco said in an interview Wednesday afternoon.

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  9. Roadshow: I-80 rebuild begins, and it's a biggieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Inside Bay Area

    Q On Interstate 80 west, between El Portal Drive and the San Pablo Dam Road exit, there is a big construction project going on and a part of the sound wall has been pulled down. Is Caltrans installing an extra lane, in a prelude to the reconstruction of I-80 and the San Pablo interchange? A This is the first phase of the I-80/San Pablo Dam Road interchange reconstruction and includes moving the El Portal Drive onramp to westbound I-80 to the north and extending the exit-only lane along west I-80 between San Pablo and El Portal.

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  10. DeSaulnier to hold town hall meeting in PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Residents here will have the ear of their congressman Wednesday when Rep. Mark DeSaulnier stops by to host another town hall meeting. The 11th Congressional District lawmaker will be on hand from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Pittsburg Senior Center, 300 Presidio Lane, Pittsburg.

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  11. Guest Commentary: Federal Glover: Keller Canyon dump fund gives back to local communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Inside Bay Area

    It is not uncommon for agencies or community-based organizations to come to me to seek funding or suggestions where they could find sources of income to supplement their program. We have a joke in our office that these monetary requests are mistaking my position as a county supervisor with someone who has access to the U.S. treasury because they want "federal" funds.

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  12. Meal delivery for homebound depends on volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Inside Bay Area

    "I don't even want to think about it," exclaimed LaDonna Cooper with a shiver. She had been asked what her life would be like without the lunchtime meal she receives from Meals on Wheels Senior Outreach Services.

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  13. Pittsburg: Prayer vigil Wednesday night in response to violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A peace vigil in response to the recent killings across the country will be held beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday around the Peace Pole in the courtyard of Community Presbyterian Church/First Congregational Church, 200 E. Leland Road in Pittsburg. The public is invited to attend a short "ritual time" at 7:30 p.m. at the Camp Stoneman Chapel, which will be open with light music for meditation and with prayers.

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  14. Peterson: De La Salle's Ladouceur mourns former player who died in Army Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Inside Bay Area

    File photo: De La Salle receiver Michael Parros runs for a touchdown during a scrimmage against Pittsburg at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.

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  15. Michael ParrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Inside Bay Area

    File photo: De La Salle receiver Michael Parros runs for a touchdown during a scrimmage against Pittsburg at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.

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  16. Pittsburg: Woman dies after 3-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Inside Bay Area

    A woman died at a hospital Wednesday, hours after she was in a three-car crash at a major intersection and appeared to be alert and OK, police said. Venius Lawson, a 69-year-old Pittsburg resident, suffered internal bleeding from the crash, which happened at the intersection of E. Leland Road and Harbor Street and also hospitalized three others, Pittsburg police spokesman Capt.

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  17. Pittsburg police ID suspect who died in custody after struggle, Taser shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Inside Bay Area

    A man who died in custody of Pittsburg police on Tuesday had a violent history, fighting officers even after he was shot by a Taser, a spokesman for the department said Wednesday. Humberto Martinez, 32, of Bay Point, whose prior convictions include possession of a deadly or dangerous weapon, was on probation with a no-bail felony arrest warrant when he led officers on a chase Tuesday afternoon in Pittsburg.

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  18. Former De La Salle QB dies during U.S. Army Ranger trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Inside Bay Area

    De La Salle's Michael Parros runs for a touchdown during a scrimmage against Pittsburg at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.

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  19. Pittsburg police ID suspect who died in custody after struggle, Taser shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Inside Bay Area

    A man who died in the custody of Pittsburg police on Tuesday had a violent, drug-troubled history and had struggled with officers for several minutes before he died, a spokesman for the department said Wednesday. Humberto Martinez, 32, of Bay Point was on probation with a no-bail felony arrest warrant.

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  20. Antioch Senior Center forming Outdoors Group to visit East Bay parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Anibal Hidalgo has come up with an idea for a new activity for Antioch's Senior Center, one that has met with tremendous support. The Recreation Program coordinator is trying to form an Outdoors Group that will head out once or twice a month to different parks, giving seniors a taste of nature.

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