Contra Costa County Newswire

Contra Costa County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA.

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  1. East Contra Costa County's homeless population increases by double digitsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The number of East Contra Costa County residents sleeping in cars, homeless encampments and empty buildings rose by one-third over the past year -- and there's little help available in the region. That is among the recently released findings of a survey that was done one night in January to determine the extent of homelessness in Contra Costa County.

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  2. Search intensifies for missing father, daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The search has intensified for Kyler Jackson, 23, and Kaylee Jackson, 1, who haven't been seen in the past four days. The two were last seen along Folsom Drive in Antioch in Contra Costa County, where they were visiting family Sunday night.

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  3. Witness: 15-year-old kidnap victim's face bled and she screamed for helpRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... over a lot of items." Hornbrook said the suspect's family does not believe Castro, on probation from Contra Costa County for robbery, is violent in any way. A tip line has been created for all information about his case. Call 707-784-1963 with any ...

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  4. Music students featured at annual 'Black Tie Gala Concert'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... atory," said Cook in a press release. "In the upcoming year, YACM will impact nearly 2,500 children from Contra Costa County, Napa County, Solano County and Yolo County."

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  5. Antioch Police arrest four in Wednesday murder, identify victimRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    ... will be provided at this time. The Antioch Police Department hopes to file this case with the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office later this week. Further information will be provided once it becomes appropriate to do so. Any further ...

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  6. Community College Board announces progress in Chancellor searchRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    ... of 1,019,640 people, and its boundaries encompass all but 48 of the 734-square-mile land area of Contra Costa County. The District is home to Contra Costa College in San Pablo, Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Los Medanos College in ...

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  7. New CPR robot helps Contra Costa County firefighters preserve a lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    From left, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire engineer Paul Lyons, AMR paramedic Travis Skuba and Contra Costa County Fire firefighter Kevin Piol demonstrate a CPR machine at station 82 in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group The Lucas Compression Device CPR machine is demonstrated at Contra Costa County Fire Protection District station 82 in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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  8. New CPR robot helps Bay Area firefighters preserve a lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Three days after the Contra Costa County Fire District rolled out a new CPR robot that does compressions, firefighters used it to savea 50-year-old man who had collapsed from a heart attack. Responding medical personnel deployed the new Lucas CPR machine earlier this month to help keep the patient alive.

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  9. Contra Costa County Fair celebrates area's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Ilyssa Witt, 10, of Concord, is a lone rider as she fly's through the sky on the Phoenix during the opening day of the Contra Costa County Fair in Antioch, Calif., on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The Contra Costa County Fair is back, from opening day on June 2 through June 5, and it's hard to imagine a more perfect way to jump into summer fun.

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  10. Dave Miller says Jim Frazier faces a real test in Assembly raceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Challenger Dave Miller's roots in Republican politics reach back to when he was 8 years old in New York and helped with Richard Nixon's campaign for president in 1968. His June 7 run against incumbent Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, in the 11th Assembly District will benefit from a pro-outsider mood among voters and strong opposition in Contra Costa County to Frazier, Miller said.

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  11. Antioch cop rescues woman from burning roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Fire officials are praising a fast-acting Antioch police officer, after he helped rescue a woman from the roof of a burning home Monday. According to Contra Costa County Fire District Marshal Robert Marshall, the fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. Monday, after a woman living on the 2400 block of Pecan Street smelled smoke in her two-story home.

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  12. Antioch: New CPR robot helps firefighters preserve a lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Three days after the Contra Costa County Fire District rolled out a new CPR robot that does compressions, firefighters used it to savea 50-year-old man who had collapsed from a heart attack. Responding medical personnel deployed the new Lucas CPR machine earlier this month to help keep the patient alive.

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  13. Swarm of aggressive bees identified as ordinary honey beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFBay

    ... e spokesman Steve Lyle said the department's Plant Pest Diagnostics Center tested seven bees provided by Contra Costa County and found them to be European honey bees.

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  14. Aggressive bees in Concord are not Africanized beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRON 4

    ... e spokesman Steve Lyle said the department's Plant Pest Diagnostics Center tested seven bees provided by Contra Costa County and found them to be European honey bees.

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  15. Swarm of aggressive bees in Concord found to be ordinary honey beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRON 4

    ... e spokesman Steve Lyle said the department's Plant Pest Diagnostics Center tested seven bees provided by Contra Costa County and found them to be European honey bees.

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  16. Mayor: Gangs Are 'Creating Terror' On East Bay FreewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [] HERCULES - It's a story Hercules Mayor Dan Romero has heard far too often over the recent months. "These are gang members and they are being very effective in creating terror ," Romero told KCBS on Wednesday.

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  17. DNA Test: Aggressive Bee Swarm In Concord Not Africanized 'Killer Bees'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... e spokesman Steve Lyle said the department's Plant Pest Diagnostics Center tested seven bees provided by Contra Costa County and found them to be European honey bees.

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  18. East Bay official calls for state to fund freeway camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Campbell Reporter

    A spate of freeway shootings in Contra Costa County. the most recent one Tuesday night in Hercules, is intensifying calls for the state to fund cameras and otherwise beef up security.

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  19. Contra Costa County-Clerk Recorder's Office to Stay Open Late on Thurday Nights Beginning June 2Read the original story

    Wednesday | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa residents soon won't have to rush to purchase copies of important documents before the normal close of the business day, as the County's Clerk-Recorder Division will stay open late one day a week during the summer months. "We want to provide a courtesy for our residents who work and find it difficult to make it here before 4:30," said Joe Canciamilla, the County's Clerk-Recorder.

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  20. Measure B bond will help build and upgrade schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Brentwood is forecasting that assessed valuation in the district will grow by 4 percent annually, which Contra Costa County Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell has characterized as "overly optimistic." "The main problem is that they are starting off ...

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