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. Contra Costa Animal Services declares moratorium on accepting surrendered petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Inside Bay Area

    The Contra Costa County Animal Services Department temporarily will stop accepting pets that their owners want to give up beginning Wednesday. The agency's Martinez and Pinole shelters are overcrowded -- they collectively house 330 animals -- because of an uptick in the number of people turning their dogs and cats over to the county.

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  2. Antioch councilwoman announces candidacy for county supervisor's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Contra Costa Times

    ... be that much more successful," she said. Wilson currently works for the Work Force Development Board of Contra Costa County where she helps businesses find employees with the skills they need. While on the council, she says she's put in a plug for ...

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  3. Antioch Councilwoman Monica Wilson announces run for County Supervisor in District 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Antioch Herald

    Antioch City Council Member Monica Wilson announced, today, Monday, February 1, 2016, she will run for the open Contra Costa County's Board of Supervisor's seat in District 3, currently held by Mary Piepho. In a news release from her campaign, Wilson stated "In my time on the Antioch City Council, I have worked to bring jobs back to our community and to make sure that every resident has the opportunity to succeed in our economy.

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  4. 2 Contra Costa County Animal Shelters Will Stop Taking PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    Starting Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will be turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Pinole and Martinez shelters. The temporary measure was introduced because of the high volume of animals currently at both facilities, according to the department.

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  5. El Cerrito Police Chief Leaving JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    El Cerrito is matching neighboring Richmond in having its police chief leave for a top cop role in Arizona. El Cerrito police Chief Sylvia Moir was selected to be the new police chief in Tempe, Arizona, marking the second recent Contra Costa County top cop position vacated for an Arizona role.

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  6. Walnut Creek Teen Killed in I-680 Accident IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    A teen who died when he apparently leapt out of a moving vehicle late last month on Interstate Highway 680 in San Ramon was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office today as 16-year-old Devin Hrovat. Hrovat, a Walnut Creek resident, died in an incident on northbound Highway 680 on Jan. 22, according to the coroner's office.

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  7. County Animal Services temporarily ceases acceptance of owner surrendered animalsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Antioch Herald

    County shelters experiencing overcrowding due to increased owner surrenders, department developing intervention program to support families in keeping animals in their homes Effective Wednesday, February 3rd, Contra Costa County Animals Services Department will be temporarily ceasing the acceptance of owner surrendered animals at their shelters in Martinez and Pinole due to the volume of animals at both facilities. Certain exceptions to this temporary freeze will be made for animals that are injured, unhealthy, under twelve weeks of age, or as otherwise required by law.

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  8. Four East Bay men arrested on suspicion of Milpitas car break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Contra Costa Times

    ... misdemeanor resisting arrest and a felony enhancement for committing a felony while out on bail for a Contra Costa County case involving possession of stolen property and burglary tools. LeRan Hamilton was also booked for three counts of felony auto ...

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  9. County Animal Services declares moratorium on accepting surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Contra Costa Times

    ... can accept it by emailing [email protected] or calling 925-335-8300. For more information, contact Contra Costa County Animal Services' spokesman Steve Burdo at 415-261-4784 or by email at [email protected] . The solo show 'Satchmo' ...

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  10. Teen Who Died Jumping From Moving Car On I-680 From Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    A teen who died when he apparently leapt out of a moving vehicle late last month on Interstate Highway 680 in San Ramon was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office today as 16-year-old Devin Hrovat. Hrovat, a Walnut Creek resident, died in an incident on northbound Highway 680 on Jan. 22, according to the coroner's office.

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  11. Old Brown tries to fix a young Brown's mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Los Angeles Times

    ... mentality, messing with their heads. It didn't seem right to me. Republican Sen. John Negedly, a former Contra Costa County district attorney, had sponsored the bill that switched sentences from flexible to more fixed. "Punishment should be swift, ...

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  12. ICYMI, Union City! Headlines from Around East Bay You May Have MissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Patch.com

    Miss a day, miss a lot. Catch up with the stories that made headlines around the East Bay last week.

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  13. Contra Costa Animal Services Places Temporary FREEZE on Owner...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa Animal Services Places Temporary FREEZE on Owner Surrenders at Shelter - Night Deposit Boxes Will Also Remain Closed Until Further Notice The Contra Costa Animal Services Department will no longer be accepting animals from owners who wish to surrender them, according to a memo sent out this week. The following internal memo to employees and volunteers is from Steve Burdo with the Contra Costa County Animal Services Department : Please see below for some important updates regarding a temporary change in our owner surrender policy, our new Adoption/Intake Coordinator and other CCCASD news.

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  14. Solano agency sends mailer soliciting input on transportationRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Daily Republic

    ... This will be the first time the agency has conducted this type of outreach. It's something that Contra Costa County did as part of its community outreach in updating its transportation plan, Halls said. In addition to offering residents the chance ...

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  15. Richmond: Alleged pimp faces life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Contra Costa Times

    A Richmond man accused of pimping a 17-year-old girl on 23rd Street is facing charges that carry a life prison sentence, authorities said Friday. Troy Brewer, 30, has been charged with human trafficking of a minor, assault with a deadly weapon, being a felon in possession of a firearm and kidnapping for ransom, Contra Costa County deputy district attorney Aron DeFerrari said.

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  16. Antioch Council votes for possible new restaurant at Humphrey's,...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Antioch Herald

    ... in staffing resulted in nine additional sworn officers. In 2014, the City of Antioch annexed land from Contra Costa County in a bid to incorporate the industrial park on its northeast border. However, the County mandated that such an annexation ...

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  17. Search Continues For Missing Manteca FishermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    ... Deputy Christine Castillo said. Calderon's friend called the U.S. Coast Guard which contacted the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office and California Highway Patrol, Castillo said. It was determined Calderon disappeared in Solano County waters in ...

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  18. Suspicious vehicle leads to Auburn-area arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Union

    ... Home Deport stores, and Webster's requires that she stay away from certain Target and Walmart stores in Contra Costa County. A search of the vehicle turned up two key rings full of shaved keys, which are commonly used to steal cars and enter ...

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  19. Contra Costa County civil grand jury applicants soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Contra Costa Times

    The civil grand jury is comprised of 19 members who serve one fiscal year, from July 1 to June 30. Jurors consider issues related to city and county government, school districts and special districts. An applicant must be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen, a resident of Contra Costa County for at least one year, have reliable transportation and be able to devote 20 hours per week to civil grand jury service.

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  20. West Contra Costa school district lays out superintendent search processRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Contra Costa Times

    West Contra Costa schools trustees have decided to hire a search firm to find candidates to replace Superintendent Bruce Harter, who this month announced his retirement effective June 30. The search firm will review the requirements for the position and interview, solicit surveys and conduct focus groups with school board members, district staff, elected officials and others to determine the "leadership attributes" needed in a superintendent, according to a request for qualifications approved by the board Thursday. There are about 10 search firms that specialize in superintendent recruitment, according to the board's consulting attorney, Harold Freiman of Lozano Smith in Walnut Creek.

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