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  1. Transit study seeks alternatives to congested Interstate 80 commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Transportation planners have rolled out several proposals to tackle the daunting problem of congestion along West Contra Costa's Interstate 80 corridor that increasingly spills over into secondary arteries. The West County High-Capacity Transit Study presents eight preliminary alternatives involving freeway-based express buses; buses with dedicated rights of way with priority at intersections -- known in the trade as "BRT," for Bus Rapid Transit; commuter rail; and northward extension of BART.

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  2. Pinole police arrest 2 teens who allegedly broke into home, prowled through backyardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Two teens who allegedly broke into a home after prowling through backyards in Pinole on Thursday afternoon were arrested on suspicion of burglary, according to police. At 3:40 p.m. Thursday, police were dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of McDonald Drive based on a call from a Pinole resident about a suspect climbing a fence into a neighboring backyard.

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  3. El Cerrito police log: Apartment residents scare off intruders; woman ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Residents in an apartment in the 900 block of Liberty Street scared off intruders who kicked in the front door at 11 a.m. Two men were seen fleeing on Waldo Avenue to a waiting white late model Audi. POSSESSION -- A Concord man, 31, was arrested at an 8:20 p.m. traffic stop at San Pablo and Panama avenues for possession of suspected methamphetamine and a glass pipe.

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  4. Walnut Creek set to consider path to cleaner energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council on Tuesday will consider joining a Marin County-based "community choice energy" program that would let the city buy renewable energy for local residents and businesses. The council is set to decide whether the city should join Marin Clean Energy, to which El Cerrito, Richmond, San Pablo, unincorporated Napa County and some Solano County communities already belong.

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  5. El Cerrito plans street safety measures for new campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Responding to community concerns, the city has applied for a grant to make it safer and easier for middle school students to walk and bike to the new Korematsu Middle School campus that is scheduled to open next month. A grant application for $148,535, if approved, would enable El Cerrito to make changes to streets, sidewalks, bicycle and pedestrian trails and create bicycle lanes in neighborhoods surrounding the site at 7125 Donal Ave., according to Public Works Director Yvetteh Ortiz.

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  6. Albany: Three protesters arrested Monday at UC development siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Three protesters were arrested Monday morning after temporarily halting construction work at the site of a controversial development on land owned by the University of California. The protesters are part of a group known as Occupy the Farm, which has opposed the university's plans to build a mixed use project that includes a Sprouts Farmers Market and assisted living facility on the site along San Pablo Avenue at Monroe Street.

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  7. Pinole: Police arrest teen tied to bowling alley shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A Richmond teen was taken into custody last week in connection with a shooting at a bowling alley last month, police said. According to news release from Pinole police Monday, officers were called to Pinole Valley Lanes in the 1500 block of Pinole Valley Road on a report of a shooting at 8:25 p.m. Jan. 16. Although they found no victim or suspect, they took statements and gathered evidence.

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  8. Richmond officials feel shortchanged by school construction spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Members of the City Council contended Wednesday that the city has been made a low priority in school bond construction program spending. A key focus of their anger, expressed at a joint meeting with West Contra Costa schools trustees, was the district's decision to continue with the program to replace Pinole Valley High School last summer after the district had halted other replacement and reconstruction plans for other schools in order to formulate a new Facilities Master Plan.

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  9. San Pablo: Doctors Medical Center property to be sold to hotel groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The building and property that housed Doctors Medical Center, shuttered last year when it ran out of money, is under contract to be sold to a Davis-based operator of boutique hotels for $13.5 million. Royal Guest Hotels operates five hotels, according to its website: University Park Inn & Suites, Best Western Plus Palm Court Hotel and Aggie Inn, all in Davis; and Hotel Med Park and The Inn Off Capitol Park, both in Sacramento.

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  10. West Contra Costa: Open enrollment for school transfers starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    West Contra Costa Unified School District students who wish to attend a school other than their school of residence can apply for a transfer during open enrollment, which runs from Monday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 12. Students may be eligible for a transfer if their current school has not made adequate progress in the past two years; if special circumstances make that attending the school harmful or dangerous to the student; if there's a course or program offered at the requested school that isn't available at the current school; or if siblings attend the requested school. Applications can be obtained in the district's transfer office, at any school, and on the district website at wccusd.net .

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  11. El Cerrito police log: Man flees Lucky with lots of liquor; another yard statue stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A black 2009 Chevrolet Equinox was stolen from the 11200 block of San Pablo Avenue at 12:40 p.m. The theft was captured on video. POSSESSION -- Police were summoned when a transient man, 30, was found sleeping on a pile of pillows in an aisle at Marshall's at 7:35 p.m. He was found to have suspected methamphetamine and also had four warrants.

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  12. 4 West Contra Costa County police departments will now allow 911 textsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    KNTV reports Friday that the Richmond Police Department is taking the lead on the new technology. Starting this week, people who live in Richmond, El Cerrito, Kensington and San Pablo can send a text to 911.

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  13. San Pablo: Defense attorney says murder victim's friend was actual killer, not Michael McQueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Michael McQueen killed his drug dealing rival, the man who was dating the girl he wanted, firing a bullet directly into Nicholas Callen's head in a San Pablo garage, a prosecutor argued Tuesday. The love triangle and drug rivalry motive is at the heart of 29-year-old McQueen's murder trial, which opened Tuesday morning with a twist -- McQueen's defense attorney argued that his client had nothing to do with the shooting, and Callen's childhood friend Kyle Navarro fired the fatal shot.

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  14. San Pablo: Defense attorney says murder victim's friend was actual killer, not Michael McQueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Michael McQueen killed his drug dealing rival, the man who was dating the girl he wanted, firing a bullet directly into Nicholas Callen's head in a San Pablo garage, a prosecutor argued Tuesday. The love triangle and drug rivalry motive is at the heart of 29-year-old McQueen's murder trial, which opened Tuesday morning with a twist -- McQueen's defense attorney argued that his client had nothing to do with the shooting, and Callen's childhood friend Kyle Navarro fired the fatal shot.

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  15. Albany: Gill Tract occupiers seek dialogue with UCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An occupation by an American Indian group this week is the latest protest at University of California land slated for development. The Indigenous Land Access Committee began a religious ceremony on the land on Oct. 11, then remained there for the next two days.

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  16. Albany: Gill Tract occupiers seek dialogue with UCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An occupation by an American Indian group this week is the latest protest at University of California land slated for development. The Indigenous Land Access Committee began a religious ceremony on the land on Oct. 11, then remained there for the next two days.

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  17. San Pablo: Contra Costa College event Oct. 16 seeks to assist those in hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The annual Empty Bowls event to help feed the hungry is being held by ceramics and culinary arts students and faculty from Contra Costa College from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Ceramic bowls made by ceramics program students and area artists will be filled with soup made by the culinary program at the event in the Three Seasons Restaurant at the Applied Arts building, Room 239 at CCC, 2600 Mission Bell Drive.

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  18. El Cerrito police log: Employees threatened in incidents at two supermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A window was smashed and a purse and other items were taken from a car in the 6600 block of Gatto Avenue between 8:30 and 8:55 a.m. Another car on the block was burgled about the same time. AUTO BURGLARY -- A window was smashed and a purse and other items were taken from a vehicle in the 6100 block of Barrett Avenue between 8:20 and 8:30 a.m. THEFT FROM VEHICLE -- The side view mirrors were stolen overnight off a Honda Odyssey van in the 900 block of South 55th Street.

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  19. San Pablo: Residents pushing police to make park saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Davis Park, located just blocks from her home, had a jungle gym and plenty of space to run around, but there were also people smoking marijuana, illicit activity in the bathrooms and plenty of tales of "scary people" who would rob you of your cash and other belongings. "I heard stories of people being attacked with guns, especially on a small street near the park, so I was scared," said Cuellar, a 34-year-old mother of three.

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  20. Startup Oakland charter Yu Ming is flourishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    What started as a simple phone call has turned into a new job for Sue Park, the new head of school at Yu Ming, an Oakland elementary charter school. It's exciting times for the Mandarin immersion school as it welcomes a new head of school and prepares for its entree into middle school next year.

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