Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 4)

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  1. Brentwood company helps light to way to solar energy ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    A local business has helped pave the way for homeowners to save some green by helping to bring a new low-interest funding source for green energy to Contra Costa County. "The problem in the past is that there was no funding for solar, just leasing," said DEK Electric Co.

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  2. Martinez: Crews respond to vegetation fire near Old Orchard RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Contra Costa County firefighters use a chain saw and mop up following a five acre vegetation fire along Howe and Old Orchard Roads in Martinez, Calif., on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. The fire is believed to have been started at the corner of those OLd Orchard and Howe Roads according to CCC fire inspector Steve Aubert.

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  3. Brentwood company helps light to way to solar energy ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A local business has helped pave the way for homeowners to save some green by helping to bring a new low-interest funding source for green energy to Contra Costa County. "The problem in the past is that there was no funding for solar, just leasing," said DEK Electric Co.

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  4. Man shot by deputy 'not an accident'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KRON 4

    ... I fired three bullets as he continued towards me." Dr. Arnold Josselson, a forensic pathologist for the Contra Costa County coroner's office, testified that Ward was shot twice in the back, at a downward angle, and once in the left breast, at a ...

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  5. West Contra Costa school district promises better responsiveness to bond questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Contra Costa Times

    ... the district is supposed to provide resources to help the committee publicize its conclusions. A recent Contra Costa County civil grand jury report said the district "stymied" the committee by providing inaccurate, incomplete reports. Trustee ...

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  6. Contra Costa County eyes commitment to Angelo Gordon opportunities fundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Pensions & Investments

    Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association's investment staff has recommended committing $75 million to Angelo Gordon Energy Credit Opportunities Fund, managed by Angelo Gordon & Co..

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  7. Jose Canseco Playing Ball in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | NBC Bay Area

    Jose Canseco is getting back out on the field this week playing for the East Bay's other baseball team. The former MLB superstar, who began his major league career with the Oakland Athletics in 1985, will play with the Pittsburg Diamonds in eastern Contra Costa County Tuesday through Thursday.

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  8. Martinez Labor Council Power BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Patch.com

    The Central Labor Council of Contra Costa County will be hosting a Power Breakfast on Saturday, June 27th at the Antioch Church Family. Join the Labor Council, the East County Branch of the NAACP, and faith and community groups for a Power Breakfast THIS Saturday, June 27 in Antioch at the Antioch Church Family, 55 E. 18th Street.

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  9. Martinez Law Enforcement Donating Uniforms to ZimbabweRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Patch.com

    Donating Uniforms for an Good Cause The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Law Enforcement Training Center Academy Class 177 recently took on a community project to help a law enforcement organization in need. The class has located an organization called the Safari Club International Foundation, which recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an organization specializing in helping African governments and local communities with anti-poaching efforts.

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  10. Clean, Empty Coffee Cans Needed for Mosquito Fish in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | ClayCord.com

    The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District provides free mosquito-eating fish for Contra Costa residents to place in their backyard ponds, horse troughs, or swimming pools that are not being filtered or chlorinated. Residents can pick them up Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the District office in Concord.

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  11. Richmond-San Rafael Bridge commuter lane, bike-pedestrian path moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Bicyclists might be spinning across the upper deck of the Richmond Bridge by late-2017 on a bike and pedestrian path, while eastbound evening commuters flow along a widened lower deck on the 5.5-mile-long bridge. Converting the shoulder on eastbound I-580 across the bridge to a commute lane to ease the congested evening commute between Marin and Contra Costa counties, Installing a concrete barrier on the bridge upper deck to make the highway shoulder a separate path for bikes and pedestrians, and Creating a separated bicycle and pedestrian path adjacent to westbound traffic on the north side of I-580 leading to the bridge in Richmond.

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  12. Aging East Bay city gets a 193-unit senior living complexRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Business Journal

    ... in 2010, or 27 percent of the city's population, according to U.S. Census data. Only 12 percent of Contra Costa County residents were over 65. "The need for specialized senior housing, such as active adult communities and assisted living facilities, ...

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  13. California droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Milpitas Post

    ... use a mere 51 gallons of water per person a day. In Diablo, an affluent community just over the hills in Contra Costa County known for its country club and tree-lined private streets, residents use nearly seven times more water -- 345 gallons per ...

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  14. Highlights of the 1,775 Antioch Police calls for service June 11 - 18, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | The Antioch Herald

    -On 6/11/2015 at 9:45 am, officers responded to 1870 A Street (Contra Costa County Credit Union). Employees called dispatch regarding a subject who was known to them as being investigated by Concord PD for identity theft. They reported the suspect ...

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  15. Antioch: Water park reopens after inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Half of them were sent to the hospital and released later that evening according to a spokesman for the Contra Costa County Health Services Department. Park spokeswoman Nancy Kaiser said officials with the Contra Costa County Environmental Health ...

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  16. Pittsburg: Highway 4 shooting victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Authorities have identified the 20-year-old man who was shot and killed Saturday on Highway 4, a Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office spokesman said. Tomas Mendez, of Pittsburg, was shot by another motorist while driving eastbound near Bailey Road about 2:55 p.m., spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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  17. Man shot dead on Hwy. 4 near Pittsburg IDdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | SFGate

    Mendez, who lived in Pittsburg, was driving a green Dodge Stratus eastbound on the highway near Bailey Road when someone in a white sedan, possibly a Honda opened fire shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday, said Jimmy Lee , Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman.

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  18. Orinda house fire Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Four people escaped from a burning house Sunday morning after a neighbor saw flames and smoke coming from the garage and yelled to alert the family, firefighters said. The house at Charles Hill Road and Charles Hill Circle near Highway 24 was heavily damaged, said Dennis Rein, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman.

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  19. Livermore Valley wineries score big at California State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Examiner.com

    ... Moxie. Ehrenberg Cellars - captured four Silver awards including Best of Class of Region for the 2012 Contra Costa County Favalora Vineyards Zinfandel Fenestra Winery - in addition to the Best of California award for the 2010 Tempranillo, Fenestra ...

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  20. Firefighters battle blaze in OrindaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | KRON 4

    According to Contra Costa County Fire, dispatchers received a report of a house fire at 16 Charles Hill Road in Orinda. Firefighters are still at the scene of the fire, battling the blaze.

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