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  1. Commentary: Police sex scandal needs outside investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Like so many throughout the Bay Area, I am concerned by the allegations that a 19-year old Richmond woman was sexually exploited by 29 law enforcement officers from multiple jurisdictions in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and San Joaquin counties. While there's been substantial media coverage of this issue, we don't know all the facts.

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  2. St. Elizabeth High to close for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Contra Costa Times

    Melissa Rartida, 13, and other students at the end of the school day at St. Elizabeth High School on 34th Avenue, in the Fruitvale District. The Oakland diocese will close Fruitvale's St. Elizabeth High School for a year to transform it to a corporate-work-study model of schooling, wherein the students get work experience and a way to pay down their tuition.

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  3. West Contra Costa school board candidate forums announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Contra Costa Times

    The first of a series of three forums with candidates seeking seats on the West Contra Costa County school district board will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at DeJean Middle School, 3400 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond.

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  4. El Sobrante invites strollers this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The 23rd annual El Sobrante Stroll is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 along the half-mile stretch of San Pablo Dam Road from El Portal Drive to Appian Way.

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  5. El Cerrito sees positive response to lifting dispensary banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The majority of about 60 residents and others who attended a city-sponsored public outreach meeting on marijuana dispensaries seemed to strongly favor repealing an existing ban and allowing one or more of them to open in the city. El Cerrito is grappling with how to respond to an emerging nationwide trend toward legalizing marijuana sales to recreational users, embodied in California by Prop.

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  6. Richmond police launched effort to send Celeste Guap to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Inside Bay Area

    While Richmond officials have consistently said they spent no money sending the teenager at the heart of a police sex misconduct scandal to a Florida rehab facility, the police department indeed helped lead the effort to have Celeste Guap sent across the country, a Contra Costa prosecutor said Thursday. A Contra Costa District Attorney's Office victim witness advocate, stationed at the Richmond police headquarters, "helped process the paperwork" at the request of the West Contra Costa agency to get funds from the state Victim Compensation Program, said Senior Deputy District Attorney Doug MacMaster.

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  7. Environmental activist Wenonah Hauter to speak in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Wenonah Hauter, a nationally recognized environmental activist and founder and executive director of Food & Water Watch, will be in Richmond, Thursday, Sept. 15 to promote her new book, Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment.

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  8. Review: 'Kicks' aims high and hits its markRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | Contra Costa Times

    After a spectacularly dull summer movie season, the upstart "Kicks" offers hope that high-caliber filmmaking isn't facing the fossilized fate of the dinosaur. El Cerrito-born filmmaker Justin Tipping's feature-length debut is a winner, a visually arresting and refreshingly original drama that captures the challenges a bullied 15-year-old kid encounters as he tries to gain some respect in a tough Richmond neighborhood, a place where size and swagger separate the men from the boys.

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  9. El Cerrito sets public meeting on dispensary regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Residents will have a chance to express their opinions about a marijuana dispensary or dispensaries in the city at a public meeting set for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at City Hall.

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  10. Hercules: Police arrest weekend armed robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Inside Bay Area

    At 9:09 a.m. Sunday, Hercules police learned that a pair of suspects sought by Pinole police for an armed robbery with a stun gun at the Safeway in the 1400 block of Tara Hills Drive were driving near San Pablo and Hercules avenues. Officers spotted the pair's gold Honda Accord driving northbound on San Pablo when officers tried to stop it.

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  11. Richmond: Traffic stop yields gun, gang arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Officers arrested a pair of gang members and recovered a gun and 50 rounds of bullets after a traffic stop, police said Sunday. Officers with Richmond police's special investigative section carried out the stop near Seventh Street and Macdonald Avenue around 6 p.m. Saturday, Richmond police Lt.

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  12. Berkeley: At Tilden park, restored historic map on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Nick Stephens and Elyssa Romino, of Berkeley, look at the recently restored map from the earliest days of the East Bay Regional Park District as it is on display at Tilden Park in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. A long-neglected artifact of East Bay Regional Park District history has found a place of honor in the Environmental Education Center at Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley.

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  13. Annual Coastal Cleanup Day needs volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Each year recognition grows about the interdependence of shorelines and waterways and the importance of maintaining and keeping them healthy and free of contamination. The largest single effort comes on International Coastal Cleanup Day, a worldwide volunteer event taking place on shorelines and tributaries on Sept.

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  14. End of an era for one of Richmond's last independent hardware storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 3 | Inside Bay Area

    When Bob and Patrick Eames rented a storefront in Richmond's North and East neighborhood in 1974, it wasn't much more than four walls and a ceiling. Over the years, the brothers turned the vacant building into a thriving hardware store, a place where residents could come to find every imaginable tool for home improvement projects and catch up on some neighborhood news, too.

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  15. Richmond: Fatal shooting victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A man killed in a shooting Wednesday morning that left two other men wounded was identified by the Contra Costa coroner Friday as Maxim Biswas, 30, of Richmond. The three men were shot about 12:20 a.m. Wednesday inside a car at the intersection of Marina Way South and Wright Avenue.

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  16. West Contra Costa school board election could signal change in courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | Inside Bay Area

    This year's West Contra Costa school board election will decide the new makeup of a board that has been more fractured over philosophy lately than in the recent past. A field of seven candidates is running for the two board seats are up for election on Nov. 8 and six of them appeared at the El Cerrito Democratic Club endorsement meeting on Aug. 27. Incumbents Val Cuevas and Liz Block, elected in 2014, have been active in pushing for and managing a $1 million forensic audit of the district's school construction bond program.

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  17. Cities team for annual El Cerrito public safety eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Local and regional public safety agencies will again join for the annual Tri-City Safety Day community event from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 17 in the parking lot outside the Lucky supermarket at El Cerrito Plaza on San Pablo Avenue at Fairmount Avenue.

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  18. Richmond: Four arrested after injury shooting, pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | Inside Bay Area

    Four people suspected of being involved in a shooting that wounded a man were arrested after trying to escape in a car, police said. The brief chase started after the driver refused to stop when officers signaled for the dark SUV to pull over at Cutting Boulevard and S. 49th Street, Richmond police spokesman Lt.

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  19. Richmond: One dead in triple shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | Inside Bay Area

    A shooting, apparently from one car into another, killed one person and seriously injured two others early Wednesday morning, police said. Police did not identify the victim immediately and released little information about the shooting.

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  20. Tri-Valley briefs: Dublin library extends hours, expands user servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Inside Bay Area

    The Dublin Library is staying open until 8 p.m., two hours later than previously. Effective Thursday, the move made the library open more hours than any other in the Alameda County Library system and the only one open four nights a week.

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