Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Contra Costa County, CA. (Page 8)

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  1. AC Transit seeks public ideas for new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Inside Bay Area

    It has set up an online survey where people can select what they would like to see in an executive who will run the district that operates buses in the western portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The poll, available in five languages, asks what might be the priorities, such as new funding, or strategies to increase ridership, the district directors should emphasize in their search.

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  2. 19-year-old Oakley Murder Suspect Might be in the City of ConcordRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | ClayCord.com

    A 19-year-old man who was shot in Oakley on Tuesday has died from his wounds, and the suspected killer might be in the City of Concord, according to authorities. The suspect, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, is 19-year-old Omar Ordaz, of Oakley .

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  3. Become an Alameda Master GardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Patch.com

    ... training class. To apply to the Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program for either Alameda County or Contra Costa County, you must be a resident of that county, and must first attend an Orientation Session.

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  4. Concord seeks applicants for city treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Contra Costa Times

    ... The last time the city filled an elected office vacancy was in 2010 when Mark Peterson won the race for Contra Costa County district attorney. Following an application and interview process, the council appointed Dan Helix to finish the two years ...

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  5. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Groups benefit from club fundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Refinery in Martinez is a generous donor offering financial support to community organizations all over Contra Costa County. They are truly good neighbors! The Garden Party this Sunday, June 7, at the lovely Hacienda de las Flores in Moraga will ...

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  6. California Senate Passes Bill to Limit Youth Solitary ConfinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | East Bay Express

    Last month, Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall agreed to stop holding youth in solitary confinement as part of a settlement that activist groups said was an unprecedented win in the fight against the use of isolation in prisons and jails. Now, California is one step closer to implementing a similar reform statewide - with the state Senate's passage yesterday of legislation that could go a long way in restricting the use of solitary confinement in juvenile correctional facilities.

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  7. Menary earning attentionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Rivals.com

    ... spring and summer. Now, in and around Grass Valley is never going to be mistaken for say Oakland or even Contra Costa County in regards to fertile hoops recruiting. Hence the issue -- showing up isn't difficult for him but to what audience? After ...

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  8. Renzo Piano Designs the BurbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | San Francisco Magazine

    ... in San Ramon, a place in which at least half the households earn $100,000 or more annually. In 2017, the Contra Costa County burg will unveil a posh new "historic downtown," a $1 billion development mixing retail, residential, and civic ...

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  9. Contra Costa Co. Man, 18, Pleads Not Guilty To Stabbing, Killing BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Patch.com

    ... plea after his preliminary hearing, which is scheduled for July 8, or he could enter a secondary plea, Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Simon O'Connell said. "At any time, the defense could enter a dual plea or a secondary plea of not ...

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  10. California Senate passes bill limiting use of solitary confinement for juvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | San Jose Mercury News

    Following a landmark ban on the practice in Contra Costa County, the state Senate on Tuesday passed a bill limiting the use of solitary confinement for juvenile offenders. Legislation by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, permits the use of solitary confinement in state and county juvenile correctional facilities only if an inmate poses an "immediate and substantial risk" to others or threatens the security of the facility.

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  11. 14 Unlicensed Contractors Cited In Contra Costa County StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Patch.com

    During an undercover sting operation in Bay Point last week, a state licensing board cited 14 unlicensed contractors, some of whom were repeat offenders or trying to charge exorbitant down payments, according to the board. Investigators in the Contractors State License Board's investigative fraud team posed as home owners at a single-family home near Ambrose Recreation and Park District on May 27 and 28, according to officials with the CSLB.

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  12. One person injured in shooting in OakleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... The victim was transported by medical helicopter to John Muir Trauma Center in Walnut Creek, said East Contra Costa County Fire Chief Hugh Henderson. Bay City News Service contributed to this report. Contact Katrina Cameron at 925-945-4782. Follow ...

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  13. Antioch's annual update: Challenges, yes, but picture brighteningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Contra Costa Times

    That observation was one of recurring themes at a recent annual State of the City luncheon, where local businesses and government agencies gathered to hear what Antioch officials had to say about the city's progress over the past year. City Manager Steve Duran and police Chief Allan Cantando shared the limelight with Mayor Wade Harper as they covered topics ranging from crime and Antioch's financial health to planned improvements.

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  14. New football, cheer league begins in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Contra Costa Times

    ... ideals of good sportsmanship, discipline, honesty and scholastic achievement into the youth residing in Contra Costa County while learning the fundamentals of football and cheer in a safe and family-oriented environment. Moore's son was on one of ...

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  15. Who needs a job? East County Career Fair in Brentwood, ThursdayRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | The Antioch Herald

    ... and more," said Stephen Baiter, executive director of the Workforce Development Board. "Enabling Contra Costa County residents to find work in the communities where they live enhances their quality of life and supports overall economic development ...

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  16. Martinez: Mike Alford, council gadfly, dies unexpectedlyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... cleanup when Alford died. One of his last calls was to arrange a meeting between Howard and Contra Costa County Sanitation District officials, Howard said. Alford found time to visit his mother regularly, take in stray cats and constantly ...

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  17. In brief: Concord/Pleasant Hill/Martinez/Clayton for May 29 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... or call 925-682-8248, ext. 2300. Members of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 are trying to raise $100,000 over two days to support those with muscular dystrophy. Muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ...

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  18. Contra Costa County Fair offers paradise of funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    While an island holiday may not be on tap this year, the Contra Costa County Fair has got a great alternative and is inviting everyone to come and enjoy it. From May 28 to 31, "Welcome to FAIRadise" promises exciting arena events, carnival rides, hundreds of exhibits and delicious food, all at affordable prices and in a community-friendly environment.

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  19. Tri-Valley briefs: Dublin, Pleasanton community bike ride to explore cities SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... are set next month to teach nearby residents how to stay safe. The Alamo Improvement Association and the Contra Costa County Hazardous Materials Commission will host the forums, which will focus to some degree on pipeline safety along the Iron Horse ...

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  20. Contra Costa County Fair opens Thursday, runs through SundayRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | The Antioch Herald

    Contra Costa County Fair opening day is Thursday May 28th -Sunday, May 31st at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch. FAIRadise, is the theme for a fun planned four day event for Fair-goers of all ages.

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