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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Contra Costa Times

    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Tickets Available: Evening with Congressman DeSaulnierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    Since taking office, he has already voted on a number of significant bills, including fast-track authority for the Trans Pacific Partnership and approving the Keystone XL pipeline. Prior to moving to Capitol Hill, congressman DeSaulnier served the public in a variety of roles, including as Concord city councilmember, mayor, Contra Costa county supervisor, California state assemblyman and California state senator.

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  12. Small fire reported at school playground Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KRON 4

    A small fire was reported Sunday night at an elementary school playground in Antioch, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector said. The fire was reported at 7:55 p.m. at the playground at Carmen Dragon Elementary School at 4721 Vista Grande Drive, Fire Inspector Lisa Martinez said.

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  13. Inmate Found Dead In Martinez Jail, Apparently Hanged With BedsheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | 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 [] MARTINEZ - A 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday. At 4:32 p.m. a deputy found the inmate inside his room, hanging from a bed sheet, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Interfaith evening with Author Marty BrounsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Patch.com

    ... He tells the true interfaith story of courage. Congregation B'nai Tikvah, The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County and Shell Ridge Community Church are hosting this special event with Marty Brounstein, author of Two Among the Righteous Few: A ...

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  15. Walnut Creek Man Dies At Martinez Detention FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Patch.com

    A 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday. At 4:32 p.m. a deputy found the inmate inside his room, hanging from a bed sheet, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Guest commentary: Unless we do something about climate change, birds will become extinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Contra Costa County's beautiful open spaces and shoreline host hundreds of different species of birds. Every weekend you'll find birders on the trails hoping for sightings of their favorites.

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  17. 38-year-old Inmate Found Dead at the Martinez Detention FacilityRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | ClayCord.com

    At 4:32 p.m. a deputy found the inmate inside his room, hanging from a bed sheet, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The deputy notified jail medical staff and began CPR.

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  18. Bay Area Fire Departments Strained With Massive Blazes StatewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Patch.com

    ... of Friday morning, the Tesla fire was roughly 70 percent contained at 2,500 acres. Firefighters from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District have already been called out for mutual aid 18 times since the end of July, when fire activity ...

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  19. editorial: Facing felony charges, health care district director should resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Earlier this month, the District Attorney's Office filed a misdemeanor charge against Jeff Belle, a trustee of the Contra Costa County Board of Education, for lying on his ballot statement. Now comes the case of Emmanuel Ogunleye, 55, a director on the Los Medanos Community Healthcare District board, who faces charges of assault with a semi-automatic firearm and shooting at an occupied vehicle.

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  20. Bay Area Fire Departments Feeling Strain of Activity Across StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Patch.com

    ... said that can make a big difference in firefighters' ability to battle the blaze. Firefighters from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District have already been called out for mutual aid 18 times since the end of July, when fire activity ...

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