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  1. Bay Area schools closed on Friday Nov. 16 because of smoky conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cupertino Courier

    Smoke from the Camp Fire in Paradise obscures the area around Pleasant Hill road as seen from the Deer Hill road in Lafayette, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Dangerous air quality has forced the closure of schools in the Bay Area on Friday Nov. 16 and beyond.

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

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Smoke rises beyond PG&E's Poe Dam off Highway 70, in Pulga, Calif., Nov. 9, 2018, near the reported start of the Camp Fire blaze that destroyed the town of Paradise and killed dozens of 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."

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

    Wednesday Nov 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.

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

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Pacifica Tribune

    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.

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

    Wednesday Oct 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.

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  6. In Pleasant Hill, pick your patty: Wagyu, chorizo, lamb, salmon among the offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.

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

    Oct 3, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.

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  8. a The house doesna t belong to you. It belongs to a Gus Kramera : East...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    About a year ago, Kendall Orr called an Oregon water company to pay the bill on the house she had given her daughter, as she regularly did. She was shocked to hear the clerk's response.

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  9. A deputy spotted them as their getaway vehicle headed north on Buskirk Avenue on Pleasant Hill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.

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  10. Police reports show self-harm and thoughts of suicide at Bay Area shelter for migrant childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Families arrive at a protest in front of a shelter for migrant children in Pleasant Hill in June 2018. There have been at least five police reports about residents of the shelter expressing suicidal ideations or committing self-harm since it opened in 2005.

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  11. Will a quick detour into toll lane get me ticketed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Will a brief swerve into a toll lane to avoid an accident result in a ticket? Q: Hi Roadshow Guy: The other night on my way home southbound on Interstate 680, traffic suddenly stopped and I could tell I wasn't going to be able to stop before hitting the truck in front of me, so I quickly slipped into the toll lane. I passed a few cars and then was able to turn back into the normal traffic lanes.

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  12. Carjacking suspect arrested after two victimized outside Sunvalley Mall in Pleasant HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 22-year-old Concord man and an 18-year-old Martinez woman survived a scary encounter when they were carjacked outside the Sunvalley Mall early Wednesday. Pleasant Hill police officers and deputies from the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office arrested 24-year-old Rocky Wilson, of Antioch, after tracking him down in Bay Point, police said.

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  13. The city of Pleasant Hill's public information officer died in the fatal collision.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man killed when he was hit by a big rig truck on Thursday was the public information officer in the city of Pleasant Hill. Friends of Martin Nelis confirmed he died when the truck hit him in the 1800 block of Reliez Valley Road, near Withers Avenue, around 12:30 p.m. Nelis' death also was mentioned on his Facebook page.

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  14. Teams across Bay Area start practice this week as games, for most, begin Aug. 17.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    De La Salle High football coach Justin Alumbaugh addresses his players after the first official day of practice on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill. Justin Alumbaugh was offered box seats to an A's game this week, but the De La Salle football coach had to decline.

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  15. Migrant girls in Bay Area shelter reunited with parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Families arrive at a peaceful family sit in at the Southwest Key childrenA a a s shelter in Pleasant Hill, Calif., on June 29, 2018. Currently, there are two immigrant children being housed at the facility who have been separated from their parents.

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  16. BART murder suspect questioned, awaits arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Murder suspect John Lee Cowell is expected to face a first-degree murder charge, among others, when he is arraigned by authorities. Cowell remained in custody Tuesday awaiting his arraignment on charges that he stabbed an 18-year-old Oakland woman to death and critically wounded her sister on a BART platform Sunday night.

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  17. BART also investigating possible homicides at Bay Fair, Pleasant Hill stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    The stabbing death of an Oakland woman aboard a BART platform on Sunday night marked the second one of the weekend and the third in an five-day stretch, the agency revealed Monday. Police also were investigating deaths from assaults that occurred at the Bay Fair station and the Pleasant Hill station, respectively, BART said in a statement posted to its web site Monday afternoon.

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  18. $1 billion coming to Bay Area for two new damsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Alex Amaya, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., walks down a trail after taking advantage in the break in the weather by fishing on the shore of Los Vaqueros Reservoir in Livermore, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The Los Vaqueros Reservoir dam, located in northeastern Contra Costa County between Brentwood and Livermore, is photographed on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

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  19. Slow Hand BBQ taking over Martineza s Beaver Creek SmokehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Slow Hand BBQ's Dan Frengs will soon be smoking in downtown Martinez as well as his original Pleasant Hill location. Their pitmaster friend Dan Frengs, of Slow Hand BBQ in Pleasant Hill, will get the keys to 601 Main St. and make this his second location.

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  20. Congressman tours East Bay facility housing migrant children...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    After initially being denied access to a suburban group home that is housing two adolescent girls separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, East Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier toured the facility Monday morning, speaking to the girls and witnessing the conditions. In an interview shortly after his visit, DeSaulnier said the facility reminded him of many group homes he's visited over his career in public office.

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