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Census statistics show quarter of California same-sex couples raising kids – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Census statistics show quarter of California same-sex couples raising kids San Jose Mercury News Their choice of central Contra Costa County made them pioneers, the first two-mom family in their leafy Walnut Creek neighborhood. "This is Tracie's suburban dream," Dumesnil said inside their ranch house Tuesday, as the couple's 6-year-old son, ..

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Caregiver law in Napa is first in California – Napa Valley Register

Friday, June 10, 2011

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Caregiver law in Napa is first in California Napa Valley Register County-issued permit cards will be light green, laminated and bear the holder's photograph, permit number and expiration date.

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Injury crash blocks Highway 4 near Discovery Bay – San Jose Mercury News

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Injury crash blocks Highway 4 near Discovery Bay San Jose Mercury News An injury crash Friday afternoon blocked Highway 4 in both directions in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Discovery Bay, a California Highway Patrol officer said. The crash was reported about 2 pm on Highway 4 near Discovery Bay Boulevard. ..

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Should DA run rap sheets on police witnesses? – San Jose Mercury News

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Should DA run rap sheets on police witnesses? San Jose Mercury News The California Supreme Court will decide whether Contra Costa County prosecutors should be required to run criminal background checks on police officers so defense attorneys can prepare to challenge their credibility before they are ...

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Supreme Court Orders Briefing on Police Rap Sheets – Law.com

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Supreme Court Orders Briefing on Police Rap Sheets Law.com SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court has ordered briefing on a legal question percolating in Contra Costa County , where attorneys are hotly debating whether prosecutors should run criminal checks on police witnesses. ..

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Family of kidnapped Knightsen baby try to get back to normal – San Jose Mercury News

Saturday, May 28, 2011

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Family of kidnapped Knightsen baby try to get back to normal San Jose Mercury News And as more than 100 sheriff's deputies and volunteers searched for Ramy in Contra Costa County , 58-year-old Ericka Shirley Gallego settled into her cluttered southern California bedroom decorated like a nursery. The grandmother, who friends said had ... and more

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Unemployment Rate Resumes Welcome Trend – Patch.com

Monday, May 23, 2011

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Unemployment Rate Resumes Welcome Trend Patch.com Alameda County is a full 1.5 percent lower than the statewide average, which fell to 11.7 percent. The California average is down 0.3 percent from two months ago. In neighboring Contra Costa County , the jobless rate dipped to 10.5 percent, ..

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Some East County schools move up the ranks – San Jose Mercury News

Friday, May 13, 2011

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Some East County schools move up the ranks San Jose Mercury News East Contra Costa schools showed moderate improvement in their test scores compared with similar schools in California, according to state data derived from 2009 results. Though most local students are still taking this year's tests, ... and more

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Contra Costa law enforcement cracking down on drunk drivers tonight – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Thursday, May 5, 2011

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Contra Costa law enforcement cracking down on drunk drivers tonight San Francisco Chronicle (blog) The Contra Costa County Avoid the 25 anti-DUI task force will be deploying overtime patrols onto city streets and roads while the California Highway Patrol will be saturating the freeways and unincorporated communities. They will be looking for any ... and more

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Business calendar – Alameda Times-Star

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Business calendar Alameda Times-Star Contra Costa County small-business owners, all nominated by their local Chamber of Commerce, will be recognized, and winners announced. Featured speaker will be Sunne McPeak, President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology fund.

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