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Census statistics show quarter of California same-sex couples raising kids – Oakland Tribune

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Census statistics show quarter of California same-sex couples raising kids Oakland Tribune 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, ... and more

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Days Gone By: Sheriff Veale had real zeal for civic involvement – Oakland Tribune

Sunday, June 12, 2011

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Days Gone By: Sheriff Veale had real zeal for civic involvement Oakland Tribune From 1895 to 1935, Richard Veale sat in the sheriff's chair of Contra Costa County .

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Contra Costa sheriff’s deputies earn less than their Bay Area peers – Oakland Tribune

Thursday, June 9, 2011

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Contra Costa sheriff's deputies earn less than their Bay Area peers Oakland Tribune Contra Costa County's 771 sheriff's deputies are the lowest paid among their Bay Area peers, according to a new salary survey that will almost certainly intensify contract talks. County managers are seeking up to 6 percent pay ..

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Contra Costa County’s "Avoid the 25" anti-DUI campaign beefs up for Memorial … – Oakland Tribune

Friday, May 27, 2011

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Contra Costa County's "Avoid the 25" anti-DUI campaign beefs up for Memorial ... Oakland Tribune In Contra Costa County , the "Avoid the 25" anti-DUI campaign will start Friday and run through Tuesday. The campaign takes its name from the 25 law enforcement agencies located throughout the county

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Chris Treadway: Pinole’s Boy Scout Troop 81 wins top honors – Oakland Tribune

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Chris Treadway: Pinole's Boy Scout Troop 81 wins top honors Oakland Tribune Intisar Shareef, head of Contra Costa College's Early Childhood Education Program, will speak, as will health professionals from Contra Costa County .

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City disputes grand jury findings – Martinez News-Gazette

Monday, May 16, 2011

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City disputes grand jury findings Martinez News-Gazette City leaders are disputing the findings of a recently-released Contra Costa County Grand Jury report that rebukes the current compensation levels of some elected officials. The Grand Jury, writing in a report entitled Elected Board Membership: Public ...

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Oakland Tribune editorial: Grand jury system should be left alone – Oakland Tribune

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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Oakland Tribune editorial: Grand jury system should be left alone Oakland Tribune For example, in the mid 1990s, the Contra Costa County grand jury warned of the problems resulting from unsustainable increases in pension benefits for county employees, especially those in protective services. Their warnings, based on sound actuarial ...

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Days Gone By: How ‘ladies of the night’ kept their business afloat – Oakland Tribune

Sunday, April 3, 2011

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Days Gone By: How 'ladies of the night' kept their business afloat Oakland Tribune Doris Coddington, who was staying at the Hotel Gotham on Eddy Street in San Francisco, borrowed several sheets of stationery from the Palace Hotel to write to Contra Costa County Sheriff Richard Veale on March 28, 1912. ... and more

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Livermore residents fight downtown BART – Bizjournals.com

Monday, March 28, 2011

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Livermore residents fight downtown BART Bizjournals.com Some residents in Livermore are fighting a city plan that would bring a future Livermore BART station downtown, the Contra Costa Times reports. A group that includes former Livermore mayors, a former Alameda County supervisor and a former BART director ..

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State ready to help Contra Costa fight aquatic invader – Oakland Tribune

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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State ready to help Contra Costa fight aquatic invader Oakland Tribune Egeria densa, a South American plant that is often found in aquariums, covers 12 percent of the Delta, according to a Contra Costa County report. It is crowding out native flora, becoming entangled with boat propellers and swimmers, and threatening to ...

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