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Six years after the Moraga Orinda Fire District drew national attention for its pension-spiking former chief, the agency continues to suffer a huge financial hangover from costly retirement...
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2015/05/29 04:13
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MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — A conservation group has announced buying private grazing land outside Berkeley and Oakland, preserving spectacular views for nature lovers to enjoy. The 600-acre Carr Ranch...
2015/05/28 20:44
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DEAR JOAN: I thought it might be a good time for you to give us some tips on how to avoid confrontation with cows on our hiking adventures. A family friend was hiking up Mission Peak near Fremont...
2015/05/28 13:03
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I received quite a few letters about the mysterious orange snake I wrote about earlier this week. Here's what readers had to say. DEAR JOAN: I would like to suggest that the snake in question is a...
2015/05/24 20:59
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Contra Costa Times - file Paradise High senior Wyatt Wyckoff (right) finally got his hands on a state wrestling championship in the 138-pound weight class. Paradise >> Any one think Wyatt Wyckoff...
2015/05/24 00:56
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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say an inflatable dam in Alameda County has been vandalized and nearly 50 million gallons of water have been lost. Alameda County Water District general manager...
2015/05/22 13:45
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Eighteen-year-old William Schultz reportedly confessed to stabbing and killing Jordan Almgren. It happened in April as Almgren was asleep in his Discovery Bay home. Schultz told the Contra Costa...
2015/05/19 13:03
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DEAR JOAN: We love finches and have been feeding them in our backyard for years. My husband usually places the feeders far enough apart so they don't crowd each other out. Near the feeders is a water...
2015/05/15 11:04
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Sun parent announces it won't sell entire company By George Avalos gavalos@bayareanewsgroup.comDigital First Media, the company that operates The Sun, Sentinel & Enterprise of Fitchburg and the...
2015/05/15 05:58
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Police say a 27-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon after a single punch he threw sent his victim into a coma. Antioch police said Thursday Etuate...
2015/05/12 22:21
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Black-on-white crime again not reported as such The Times and other Bay Area News Group papers, along with the Associated Press, dutifully reported that a man walking his dog in Philadelphia was...
2015/05/12 12:22
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DEAR JOAN: I have contacted federal Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as the Lindsay Museum and Rossmoor Resident Forum in regards to an issue and concerning Canada geese that roam the golf...
2015/05/11 15:37
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Helicopter rescue lifts fallen 74 year old hiker to safety AP News | 05/11/15 06:53 am WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) -- A 74-year-old hiker is recovering from a fall on Mount Diablo that required...
2015/05/11 12:30
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The owner of this 1977 Cadillac Seville could not be classified as a car collector, or a car nut, as we sometime refer to car enthusiasts. This is not a car that sits under a dust cover in a garage...
2015/05/10 23:30
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Bay Area News Group newspapers won numerous national and statewide awards for outstanding journalism over the weekend and in recent weeks. The San Jose Mercury News won three National Headliner...
2015/05/09 02:13
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The Los Angeles Times and U-T San Diego will soon share an owner, in a bet that they can usher in a new era of newspapering in Southern California built on geographic strength in numbers. Combining...
2015/05/08 00:30
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WALNUT CREEK -- On May 7, 1990, the Oakland A's and New York Yankees played a game in which the most important run belonged to a cat. Panicked, the feline raced around the Oakland Coliseum playing...
2015/05/06 19:06
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Chico Enterprise-Record: Accident victim still having an impact on world When Chico State University student Kristina Chesterman was hit and killed by a drunken driver in Chico nearly two years ago,...
2015/05/06 14:56
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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - A rare overnight campground along San Francisco Bay will be the centerpiece of a new multi-million dollar recreation area in development. The Contra Costa Times reports...
2015/05/06 00:30
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BRENTWOOD -- The mysterious migrating tombstone of East Contra Costa County appeared again in March before quickly disappearing. The granite headstone was sent by the United States government to the...
2015/05/30 18:22
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