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  1. Sale of bankrupt hospital to owner of San Pablo Lytton Casino pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    Officials of defunct Doctors Medical Center hope to soon complete a $13 million sale of the hospital campus to the Lytton Rancheria, owner of the adjacent San Pablo Lytton Casino. "It will take over two years to tear down the hospital buildings and construct the surface parking," the attorney, Larry Stidham, said in an email this week.

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  2. Alleged East Bay gang member executed man as he begged for his life, DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    In February 2014, an alleged San Pablo gang member ignored his victim's pleas for mercy, and executed him at point-blank range outside of a Pinole bar, a prosecutor told jurors at the start of a murder trial Wednesday. Speaking to 12 jurors and two alternates, prosecutor Chad Mahalich described a chaotic bar fight just after midnight on Feb. 2, 2014, which escalated after two sparring groups were ejected by bouncers.

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  3. Mindful of Harvey, volunteers kick off North Richmond flood control projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    As the nation stood in awe over catastrophic floods in Texas produced by Hurricane Harvey, a group of officials and community volunteers this week were taking steps to protect against lesser but nonetheless significant flood dangers in North Richmond. The Wildcat-San Pablo Creeks Levee Project, which will kick into gear in September, "will raise and improve the existing levee system in the area, reducing the risk of flooding and recertifying flood protection capability for the community," the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District said in a news release.

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  4. Art and Soul Oakland: Here's a guide to the festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Yes, summer is slipping away. Yet, there's still one Bay Area summer staple to savor: this weekend's Art and Soul Oakland.

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  5. BART prepares for start of two-year El Cerrito Del Norte renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Parking locations and other adjustments are being made at the El Cerrito del Norte BART station to prepare for the start of a major two-year renovation project. The project contractor last week removed 42 parking spaces at the corner of the parking lot near Hill Street and San Pablo Avenue for construction storage and trailer space.

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  6. Editorial: Self-serving labor plan would strangle services for the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Audrey Apodaca, a Ute Indian from Colorado, talks about the difficulties of living as a 60-year-old woman in a homeless camp near a freeway offramp in San Jose, California, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Patrick Burke , 55, and his dog Tyson pose for a portrait at a homeless camp they share with Audrey Apodaca near a freeway offramp in San Jose, California, Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

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  7. Report: Marshawn Lynch buying Emeryville restaurant set to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch throws out the first pitch before the Oakland Athletics game against the Cleveland Indians at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. on Sunday, July 16, 2017.

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  8. Former SFO security screener from San Pablo sentenced for letting drugs slip byRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A security officer tasked with screening bags at San Francisco International Airport was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in prison for her role in a fraud and drug scheme, authorities said. Jessica Scott, 29, of San Pablo, pleaded guilty on March 28 to conspiring to defraud the federal government by allowing carry-on baggage to pass through an airport security checkpoint without being inspected, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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  9. Two kids killed in horrific Highway 4 crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Lemuel Wilson, 35, of Oakland, is suspected of driving the car that crashed into another, killing two kids while hospitalized a third and their mother. The names of two boys killed in a crash on Highway 4 over the weekend were released by authorities on Monday, while their 3-month-old brother continued to fight for life in a hospital.

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  10. Apartment project planned at former Guitar Center in El CerritoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A transit-oriented, mixed-use project with 31 apartments on the site of the former Guitar Center is the subject of a hearing before the Planning Commission at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Ave. The former Guitar Center on San Pablo Avenue is the proposed site of a mixed-use project with 31 apartments The former Guitar Center building, at 10300 San Pablo Ave. at Eureka Avenue, has been vacant since early 2012, when the store moved to Emeryville's Public Market after about 15 years in El Cerrito. It was built in the 1950s as a Safeway store, which moved out in 1971.

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  11. New hunt for old earthquakes in San Francisco and San Pablo baysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Researchers aboard the USGS research barge RetrieverA perform coring operations along the Hayward Fault where it runs through San Pablo Bay in October 2016. The researchers are hoping core samples of sediment layers from the floor of the bay will give them clues into the fracturing history of the Hayward Fault.

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  12. Organizers encourage the entire community, in particular families, to participate.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    The third annual Native American Walk for Sobriety on July 15 is designed to raise community awareness of the issues surrounding alcoholism and alcohol abuse, organizers say. The walk, sponsored by the United Urban Warrior Society California Chapter, will start at 11 a.m. at San Pablo and Macdonald avenues and will proceed to the Native American Wellness Center at 2566 Macdonald Ave. at Civic Center Plaza, where bottled water and refreshments will be served.

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  13. Teens arrested in UC Berkeley robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two boys, one 15, the other 16, were arrested on suspicion of knocking down and robbing a UC Berkeley student of his cellphone Friday night on campus, police said Monday. The 15-year-old is from San Pablo and the 16-year-old from Hercules, authorities said.

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  14. Suspect in San Pablo bank heists busted after business robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Within hours after police released surveillance images of a man wanted for two bank holdups, the suspect was arrested Thursday evening after authorities say he robbed another business. Police said Avaun Price, 30, was arrested about 5:16 p.m. Thursday on suspicion of robbing the Money Mart, a personal loan and check cashing business at 14473 San Pablo Ave. Price was already wanted as a suspect in two bank robberies.

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  15. The 41-year-old man allegedly took a girl to motels for sex starting when she was 11.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    The owner of a business that provides therapy to children has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor, over his relationship with a young girl he allegedly took to motels for sex, police said. Norman Alexander Lozano, 41, of San Pablo was arrested June 6 by San Pablo police on suspicion of child molestation.

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  16. Recordings of famed El Cerrito music archivist on way to Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    EL CERRITO The torch has been passed to a new guardian for the roots music of preservationist Chris Strachwitz with the sale of his Arhoolie Productions to the folk music arm of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. A final seven-pallet load of master tapes, records and documentation was picked from the site of Strachwitz's Down Home Music retail store on San Pablo Avenue earlier this month. Smithsonian Folkways, the nonprofit recording label of the Smithsonian Institution, will sell off the collection, but will keep recordings of all the music and burn CDs with copies of the liner notes for roots music fans who order them in the future.

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  17. Suspect sought in huge Emeryville fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    A man seen riding a bicycle onto the site shortly before a five-alarm fire on May 13 destroyed a multi-million retail-apartment complex under construction - the second time the development was gutted by a blaze - is being sought as a possible suspect, authorities said Thursday. At a news conference at police headquarters, investigators released video images of the man, who was also carrying a backpack, and offered up to $100,000 in reward money half of which is from authorities and half from the developer.

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  18. Council goes silent on bringing cleaner energy to OrindaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Lawmakers will not be discussing a plan to bring cleaner energy to the city's homes and businesses despite impassioned pleas from residents wanting a greener alternative. At a City Council meeting May 16, Mayor Eve Phillips, Vice Mayor Amy Worth and council members Darlene Gee and Dean Orr did not reply to Councilwoman Inga Miller's request to talk about joining Marin Clean Energy, a joint powers authority providing solar and wind-generated power to several communities in the Bay Area.

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  19. PG&E alternative coming to ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The city has joined Marin Clean Energy, a community choice energy agency that provides solar and wind-generated electricity sources to residential, business and government customers. Concord residents will be enrolled automatically with Marin Clean Energy unless they opt out during the six-month enrollment period before the service goes live in May 2018.

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  20. Homeless encampment crisis, Oakland officials under fire to find solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Beneath a freeway in West Oakland, three dozen tents and make-shift wooden shacks are spread out over the sidewalks at Sixth and Brush streets. There are mattresses, broken bicycles, overflowing shopping carts and piles of garbage, some of it illegally dumped.

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