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Where do we fit in? – San Ramon Express

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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Where do we fit in? San Ramon Express Redistricting across the state and in Contra Costa County is a bit like herding cats: It seems everyone has his own agenda and wants to go his own way. California voters said they were tired of politically based redistricting and in ...

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Contra Costa Times Readers’ Forum: Sentencing reform needed in wake of Supreme … – Contra Costa Times

Friday, June 10, 2011

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Contra Costa Times Readers' Forum: Sentencing reform needed in wake of Supreme ... Contra Costa Times In fact, the high court referenced recent legislative reforms that seek to "realign" sentences for low-level offenses from the state prison to the county level, stating that these reforms support the "conclusion that the prison population can be ..

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21-Year-Old Accused of Killing Mother to Remain at Napa State Hospital – Patch.com

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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21-Year-Old Accused of Killing Mother to Remain at Napa State Hospital Patch.com A Contra Costa County judge on Monday ordered proceedings to move forward to establish a conservatorship for 21-year-old Napa State Hospital patient Andrew Mantas. Mantas is accused of beating to death his ... DA: Danville teen accused of killing his mother is unlikely to face trial San Jose Mercury News Mentally ill Danville youth charged with killing mother unlikely to face trial International Business Times all 15 news articles

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Walnut Creek parents urged to get their kids the whooping cough vaccine – Patch.com

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Walnut Creek parents urged to get their kids the whooping cough vaccine Patch.com In 2011, 9000 people across the state and 200 in Contra Costa were diagnosed with whooping cough said, Contra Costa County Health Services Immunization Coordinator Erika Jenssen. Children younger than six months months of age are especially vulnerable ..

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Former Napa State shooter commits murder – Napa Valley Register

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

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Former Napa State shooter commits murder Napa Valley Register A two-and-a-half-hour siege at Napa State Hospital, a Contra Costa County murder and the Napa District Attorney's elder abuse prevention program are all tied together by one woman: 57-year-old Diane Warrick. Warrick was sentenced earlier this month for ...

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Proposed "soda tax" could bring $39M (million) to Contra Costa County – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Proposed "soda tax" could bring $39M (million) to Contra Costa County San Francisco Chronicle (blog) For cash-strapped counties struggling to fund vital programs, the state's proposed soda tax (AB 669-Monning) could be a lifeboat, according to a new county -by- county analysis of how that revenue would be returned to local communities.

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These Kids are Bee Students – Patch.com

Monday, April 18, 2011

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These Kids are Bee Students Patch.com The Mt.

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Contra Costa Times April 17 Letters from our readers – Contra Costa Times

Saturday, April 16, 2011

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Contra Costa Times April 17 Letters from our readers Contra Costa Times Some state prisoners should definitely be sent to county jails to save money for the state of California. Then to prevent overcrowding of county jails, laws should be changed to allow prisoners of victimless crimes to be released or not jailed in the ...

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Two East Contra Costa schools win high honors – San Jose Mercury News

Friday, April 15, 2011

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Two East Contra Costa schools win high honors San Jose Mercury News Antioch Unified's Dozier Libbey Medical High School and Brentwood Union's William B. Bristow Middle School were awarded the distinction by the state this week, the only ones in Contra Costa County to receive the ... and more

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Days Gone By: Four bungled attempts leave doomed murder victim alive – Alameda Times-Star

Sunday, April 10, 2011

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Days Gone By: Four bungled attempts leave doomed murder victim alive Alameda Times-Star 23, 1874, convicted murderers in Contra Costa County got hanged at the county seat in Martinez.

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