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. Re: How to Dupe a 'Moderately Ok' Food CriticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | East Bay Express

    ... inaccurate street address might have been the culprit. And even days later, after I verified that the Contra Costa County health department had never inspected or issued a permit for any legitimate restaurant with the name "Chiu's Moderately Ok ...

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  2. How to Dupe a 'Moderately Ok' Food CriticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | East Bay Express

    ... inaccurate street address might have been the culprit. And even days later, after I verified that the Contra Costa County health department had never inspected or issued a permit for any legitimate restaurant with the name "Chiu's Moderately Ok ...

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  3. Doc Accused of Dirt TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | NBC Miami

    A northern California man was arrested on suspicion of practicing medicine unlawfully after authorities say he treated a woman in late stage cancer with a "baggie of dirt." The Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office arrested Vincent Gammill, 69, of El Cerrito, on July 9 at his office in Richmond on charges of practicing medicine without a license, dependent adult abuse and furnishing dangerous drugs without a license.

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  4. For Busy Lamorinda Parents: 'Back-To-School Family Pack' Special At Local RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    ... roviding low-income families with nutritious food, education, and general assistance in Central and East Contra Costa County .

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  5. Authorities Bust Alleged Human Trafficking Operation in Contra Costa County - Three ArrestedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | ClayCord.com

    In an investigation going back to 2001, the San Ramon Police Department, in a joint operation with the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office, and the F.B.I. Safe Streets Task Force, arrested three suspects in a large scale human trafficking operation, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Suspect James Joseph Jr. and his common law wife Avisa Lavassani led a sex trafficking ring for the last 14 years, which had been centered in San Ramon and Danville.

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  6. Petition Circulating to Repeal City's Newly Adopted Rent Control PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    ... effort has emerged to encourage residents not to sign the petition. David Sharples, director of the Contra Costa County chapter of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, said his group is actively fighting the petition by ...

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  7. Fire In Walnut Creek: Lime Ridge Open SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Firefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire this afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said. Fire crews responded shortly before 12:30 p.m. to a report of a grass fire in the 3800 block of Valley Vista Road, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector Steve Aubert said.

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  8. Family Dispute Led To East Bay Brothers' Murder-SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    A 67-year-old man shot his younger brother in an apparent murder-suicide in Pacheco last Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The two men were identified by the coroner's office as John and Richard Gilmore, aged 67 and 64, respectively.

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  9. BVAL gearing up as probable top league in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Inside Bay Area

    The notion that bigger is always better is often overrated, but in the case of the Bay Athletic League football league, probably not. With continued population growth in East Contra Costa County, average enrollment of the six schools is at just over 2,600, giving coaches better athletes to choose from.

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  10. Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | CBS Local

    ... responded shortly before 12:30 p.m. to a report of a grass fire in the 3800 block of Valley Vista Road, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector Steve Aubert said. As of around 2 p.m., the fire had consumed three acres and was 10 ...

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  11. Shackling Juveniles in Transportation: Hobbling FairnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Huffington Post

    ... and practice often fail to address what happens to children as they are moved between those settings. In Contra Costa County, as in many other jurisdictions, every child transported to the Martinez courthouse for a hearing is transported in ... 1 comment

  12. Fire at Antioch elementary school considered suspicious, second time this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    A small fire at an elementary school playground in Antioch on Sunday is considered suspicious, making it the second time this month that arson investigators were called to inspect a spot fire at a school, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials. Although the cause is still under investigation, Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said the fire at Carmen Dragon Elementary School was likely set intentionally.

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  13. How to Dupe a 'Moderately Ok' Food CriticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | East Bay Express

    ... inaccurate street address might have been the culprit. And even days later, after I verified that the Contra Costa County health department had never inspected or issued a permit for any legitimate restaurant with the name "Chiu's Moderately Ok ...

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  14. East Bay developer pleads guilty in $230 million mortgage loan schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    An East Bay developer who was a top executive at Discovery Sales Inc., created by builder Albert Seeno , has pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud in a case prosecutors said eventually cost banks $75 million. Ayman Shahid , 39, of Danville, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Oakland on Monday.

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  15. Martinez: 3 acres burn in 2-alarm vegetation fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Contra Costa County fire district crews responded to a report of a vegetation fire at 9:11 p.m. Monday in the 3800 block of Alhambra Way, a dispatcher said. No structures were threatened and no one was injured in the blaze, the dispatcher said.

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  16. Backpack drive for Contra Costa kids still needs donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... BACKPACK Drop-off Sites Vestia volunteers hope to provide 1,500 backpacks to low-income families in Contra Costa County for the 2015 school year. For a list of needed supplies, go to www.vestiainc.org and click on "Ready to Learn," or call ...

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  17. No One Injured In Concord Garage FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    Firefighters doused a garage fire at a home in Concord early Sunday morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District marshal said. Firefighters responded shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday on a report of a fire at a single-family home in the 4800 block of Geneva Avenue, Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said.

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  18. Statewide Employment Makes Gains in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    ... unemployment. Solano Couny led with the highest number of unemployed residents in July at 6.2 percent. Contra Costa County came in second to that, with 5.2 percent unemployment. The unemployment rate is derived from a federal survey of 5,500 ...

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  19. Walnut Creek Man Dead Of Apparent Suicide In Jail Was Facing Robbery ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    An inmate who was found dead in an apparent suicide at a Martinez jail on Saturday was facing robbery charges, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. Deputies found the man, identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office today as 38-year-old Walnut Creek resident Keith Ashley Chapman, hanging from a bed sheet in his cell, sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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  20. Man Found Dead Inside Room at the County Jail in MartinezRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | ClayCord.com

    The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the District Attorney's Office are continuing to investigate the in-custody death at the Martinez Detention Facility . At about 4:32pm on Saturday a Deputy Sheriff was conducting room checks at the MDF when he found a male inmate inside his room hanging from a bed sheet.

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