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  1. Sexually violent predator, subject of 2015 controversy, back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Inside Bay Area

    A registered sexually violent predator whose placement in Contra Costa County was the subject of an intense controversy three years ago has been sent back to a state hospital after violating the terms of his release, records show. In February 2016, Robert Berl Bates, 53, was released into Contra Costa as a transient after local authorities, landlords, and the general public spent months playing hot potato with his placement.


  2. In brief: Pearl Harbor remembrance dinner Dec. 7 in Pleasant HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Contra Costa Times

    Veterans organizations and the Navy League of the United States will 'Remember Pearl Harbor' at a remembrance dinner Dec. 7 in Pleasant Hill with members of the armed services and survivors of Pearl Harbor being recognized. The public is invited.


  3. Pleasant Hill police seek missing at-risk manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Giovanni Avella was last seen outside a residence in the 200 block of Camelback Road near Old Quarry Road around 5 p.m. Wednesday after running away from a caretaker, police said in a statement. Avella, who is white, 6 feet tall with a stocky build, was wearing a white T-shirt, black pants and black-and-white tennis shoes.


  4. Owners of East Bay sushi restaurants charged with $1 million tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Inside Bay Area

    The married owners of sushi and barbecue restaurants in Pleasant Hill, Manteca, and Tracy have been charged with 30 felony counts, including conspiracy, related to alleged payroll tax evasion and fraud, court records show. Lafayette residents Kyung Yeon, 62, and Richard Howard, 65, are accused of evading more than $1.1 million in payroll taxes by using an "under the table" cash payment systems for employees at four restaurants they own.


  5. Park It: Seniors hike, other events on tap at Berkeley's TildenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Dave Rose, right, of Pleasant Hill, keeps a lookout for birds as he and Don Bernstein, center of Berkeley, and Judy Bojorquez, left, of Oakland, hike at Tilden Park near Berkeley during a previous monthly outing of the group known as the Over-the-Hills Gang. An East Bay Regional Park District naturalist will lead a Dec. 4 walk with the informal group of hikers 55 and older who enjoy nature study, fitness and history.


  6. The company did not say immediately what caused the power outage.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Inside Bay Area

    The first heavy rain in more than seven months coincided with a series of power outages that left nearly 20,000 people without electricity Wednesday morning, according to PG&E. Detailed information on the blackouts was not available immediately, but the company listed 11 outages just before 10 a.m. that were affecting 18,707 customers.


  7. Police arrest Pleasant Hill carjacking, stabbing, burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Inside Bay Area

    An unidentified man is in custody after a violent spree through several neighborhoods and is charged with carjacking, burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, authorities said. In a statement, police said the man got into the passenger seat of a vehicle stopped in traffic just before 1:10 p.m. at Monument Boulevard and Buskirk Avenue and ordered the man driving it to take him home.


  8. Homestead marching band represents in national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Inside Bay Area

    The 216-member Homestead High School Marching Band and Color Guard was one of 10 high school marching bands from Northern California and Oregon to compete in the Bands of America Grand Nationals in Lucas Oil Stadium at Indianapolis, IN on Nov. 9. Homestead qualified for the nationals at the Northern California Regionals, held Oct. 20 at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill. The competition was sponsored by Music for All, a nonprofit whose educational programs support the efforts of instrumental music teachers at the high school and middle school levels.


  9. PG&E email: Work on Pulga transmission tower different than power line linked to Camp FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Smoke rises beyond PG&E's Poe Dam off I-70, in Pulga, Calif., November 9, 2018, near the reported start of the Camp Fire blaze that destroyed the town of Paradise and killed at least six people. PULGA - PG&E confirmed Tuesday that it planned to perform maintenance work on a transmission line in the general area where the Camp Fire started, but refuted allegations attributed to a Pulga woman that the utility told her the line near her property needed repairs because it was "sparking."


  10. Interstate 680 lane changes throw drivers a curve: RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Q: Maybe this was a trick or treat move. Or Kramer from Seinfeld. But what is with the lane changes on Interstate 680 in Pleasant Hill, Concord and Martinez? They put in some curves where the lanes were straight.


  11. Police seek missing at-risk man in Pleasant HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Giovanni Avella was last seen outside a residence in the 200 block of Camelback Road about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said in a statement.


  12. Bay Point man arrested as Lafayette indecent exposure suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A 33-year-old man is in county jail after his arrest on suspicion of indecent exposure, authorities said Wednesday. At 12:17 a.m. Tuesday, Lafayette police responded to a call about a suspicious person seen near First and School streets by Lafayette Elementary School's campus.


  13. Two incumbents face single challenger in Pleasant Hill council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Council members Michael Harris and Sue Noack note Pleasant Hill isn't roiled by controversies, although that isn't to say it isn't facing issues common to many modern suburban cities. "We have a pretty peaceful small-town-feel community, and we like it that way," said Noack, 59, a retired corporate finance officer seeking a second four-year council term in the Nov. 6 election in which two seats are up.


  14. Burgerim expands to Bay Area with mini-burgers, halal menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    The global chain's first fast-casual restaurant here has opened in Pleasant Hill, and it's one of four locations that will feature halal menus. Burgerim, which launched in Tel Aviv in 2011 and now has 160-plus locations worldwide, hopes to expand its presence in California from about 20 restaurants to nearly 100.


  15. Editorial: Hoffmeister, Yamada for new Concord council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Concord is at a critical juncture, facing huge future budget shortfalls, decisions on an enormous development project and new election rules that could significantly alter city politics. For the first time, voters in Contra Costa County's most populated city will pick their council members by district rather than at-large.


  16. Cell phone thieves hit four East Bay stores within minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Police said they were asking for the public's help in finding two suspects who they believe carried out snatch-and-grab thefts at multiple cell phone stores Tuesday night, including two in Concord only steps apart. At 5:47 p.m., officers responded to reports of thefts at the AT&T and Sprint stores, 5434 Ygnacio Valley Road, and learned that the suspects had entered each store before grabbing cell phones and electronic devices within reach, a Concord police officer said.


  17. 'The house doesn't belong to you. It belongs to a Gus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Kendall Orr, of Pleasant Hill, who has an issue with Contra Costa County Assesor Gus Kramer, regarding Orr's daughter giving Kramer a family home in Oregon, is photographed in Pleasant Hill, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.


  18. Three arrested after Alamo bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Three people were arrested on suspicion of robbery Tuesday after a heist at a bank in Alamo Plaza, a Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office spokesman said. Jesus Aguilar, 31, of Walnut Creek; Ryan Pritchett, 26, of Martinez; and Susan Martin, 40, of Auburn, all were arrested after deputies armed with license-plate information from a witness pulled them over near a Pleasant Hill freeway onramp shortly after the 4:08 p.m. dispatch call, spokesman Jimmy Lee said.


  19. Editorial: Stick with solid Pleasant Hill council incumbentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    That's why Pleasant Hill voters in the Nov. 6 election should re-elect Michael Harris and Susan Noack to the City Council. The city is fiscally sound and well-managed.


  20. In brief: Pleasant Hill's Community Service Day coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Pleasant Hill community members have the chance to make a difference where they live on Sept. 22 with the 14th annual Community Service Day.


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