Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 7)

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  1. California may fine water district $1.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Cal Coast News

    A Northern California water district with water rights dating back to 1914 may face a record $1.5 million fine. [ LA Times ] Regulators with the State Water Resources Control Board have drafted a proposal to fine the Byron-Bethany Irrigation District.

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  2. Largest state-funded preschool in CoCo County closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KRON 4

    The Kid's Club preschool is beginning to move out this week, and will probably be gone from the location by the end of the month. Kid's Club preschool is the largest state-funded preschool complex in Contra Costa County.

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  3. Enrolling people in CalFresh is a cooperative effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Reporter

    ... at Food Bank distribution sites. They also handed them out to other community agencies throughout West Contra Costa County to help inform low-income people about this opportunity. This outreach effort helped ensure that those who came to this event ...

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  4. District Fined $1.5M for Ignoring CA Water CopRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Courthouse News Service

    ... Byron-Bethany Irrigation District, based in Tracy, is part of one such lawsuit filed June 26 in Contra Costa County. The water district says the state hasn't proved it has the jurisdiction to enforce or issue water curtailment notices and that its ...

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  5. Woman Airlifted to Hospital After Being Thrown From HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Patch.com

    A woman was airlifted to the hospital Sunday after she was thrown from her horse near Brentwood, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials said. Firefighters responded at 12:25 p.m. to a report of a woman who fell from a horse near 100 Walnut Blvd. in an unincorporated area of Contra Costa County, fire officials said.

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  6. Pittsburg/Bay Point: Mae Cendana Torlakson announces run for state AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Inside Bay Area

    ... recreation services within the district. She bills herself as the first Filipina elected to office in Contra Costa County. Separately, Torlakson, 57, is also the chairwoman of the Friends of the Delta Trail, working to raise $4.5 million for the ...

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  7. John Muir Health Among First Hospitals In Northern California To...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | BioSpace

    ... specialty physicians, more than 5,500 employees, medical centers in Concord and Walnut Creek, including Contra Costa County's only trauma center, and a Behavioral Health Center. John Muir Health also has partnerships with San Ramon Regional Medical ...

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

    Friday Jul 17 | 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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  9. Fake El Cerrito Doctor Allegedly Charged Cancer Patient $2,000 For Bag Of DirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | CBS Local

    ... who may have been a victim of Gammill's allegedly illegal medical practice is encouraged to contact the Contra Costa County sheriff.

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  10. Vegetation Fire Reported in Bay PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NBC Bay Area

    According to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, the blaze, located in the vicinity of Evora and Willow Pass roads, was reported at roughly 4:13 a.m. It was contained to about three to five acres.

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  11. California home sales surge in June on strong economyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Cybercast News Service

    ... summer of 2007. Sales were particularly strong in suburbs, climbing 27 percent from a year earlier in Contra Costa County and 30 percent in Solano County. "Those areas are starting to attract more commuters as prices reach unaffordable levels," said ...

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  12. Three Doyle Quane Attorneys Selected by Super Lawyers in 2015Read the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | PRWeb

    ... t administration, and related litigation cases. They serve clients in San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, and Alameda County. To learn more about the firm, visit http://www.familylawgroup.com or call 925-314-2320.

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  13. Missing 80-year-old in OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | KRON 4

    Law enforcement personnel are searching Oakley tonight for a missing 80-year-old woman, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. Lois Hope was last seen at about 8 p.m. at 4226 Sequoia Drive in Oakley, deputies said.

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  14. School districts sued for not using test scores in teacher evaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | District Administration

    ... These contract provisions are illegal under state law, according to the complaint, which was filed in Contra Costa County. The litigation represents the latest effort by Students Matter, a Los Angeles-based group that has turned to California courts ...

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  15. Dozens fly kites, release butterflies to honor cancer victims, survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Jessica Johnston-Dew, 10, tries to get her parrot kite to take flight during the Wings of Hope event at Blue Rock Springs Park. So said retired Contra Costa County fire captain and cancer survivor Art Jacobsen at the Third Annual Wings of Hope Butterflies and Kites Event at Blue Rock Springs Park on Saturday.

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  16. Chance The Rapper and Lil B to release 'based freestyle album'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | NME

    ... electrical fire broke out in his apartment building home , spreading throughout the two-story complex in Contra Costa County, California. The 'Ellen Degeneres' rapper was unharmed, however, after 15-year-old resident Mateo Ysmael ran through the ...

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  17. Cancer Patient Treated with 'Baggie of Dirt': AuthoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | NBC Bay Area

    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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  18. June home sales strong in Silicon Valley, East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... by a hair to $716,500 in Alameda County, down from a peak of $724,000 in May, but rose to $512,000 in Contra Costa County. For the region as a whole, the median price rose to $698,000, a 4.5 percent increase from the year before. Like LePage, ...

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  19. Reporter 'farewell' to Contra Costa Times/Bay Area News GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment .

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  20. Open House and New Exhibit at the Contra Costa County History CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Patch.com

    Do you love history? Visit Saturday, July 18 for an Open House to celebrate the new exhibit - California Invites the World! The Pan Pacific International Exposition 100 Years Later - Beginning July 18th, a new exhibit will be open at the Contra Costa County History Center celebrating 100 years since the Pan Pacific International Exposition was held in San Francisco. Photos, artifacts and other memorabilia from the original Exposition as well as a few special artifacts celebrating this year's centennial will be shown.

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