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Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Are YOU following the state's mandatory water use restrictions?
Food Drive Underway to Help Local Families

Food Drive Underway to Help Local Families

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano serves 1 in 8 people throughout the region
Drivers License Tests Now Automated

Drivers License Tests Now Automated

The paper and pencil tests have been replaced
New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

It plugs a hole in existing law that left unpaid interns and volunteers vulnerable
Veteran Martinez Teacher Honored

Veteran Martinez Teacher Honored

Brian Wheeler of Martinez Unified School District has been named one of two Teachers of the Year
Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though
Coroner's Inquest: Inmate Committed Suicide

Coroner's Inquest: Inmate Committed Suicide

The suspect was on suicide watch at the Martinez jail
'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions.
Have Your Say in Spending Parks Bond Money

Have Your Say in Spending Parks Bond Money

Commission members are being sought. Design Review Committee also has opening
Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Pros: clean natural gas replaces coal to generate electricity. Cons: health risk to neighbors of fracking.
County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

The Family Justice Center is “one of the most innovative and creative intervention models that we’ll ever have in addressing crime”
Save Mount Diablo Bicycle Challenge Sunday, October 5, 2014

Save Mount Diablo Bicycle Challenge Sunday, October 5, 2014

Enjoy the sight on Mount Diablo
Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop Kicks Off Sports-A-Rama!

Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop Kicks Off Sports-A-Rama!

Highly coveted items from west coast professional and college teams will include official logo merchandise.
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA
BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

There's a long list of changes that need to be made
Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thursday

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thursday

Vehicle exhaust and smoke from wildfires are fouling the air
HIKE FOR SHELTER - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

HIKE FOR SHELTER - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

SHELTER, Inc. invites you to hike! Help us end homelessness in Contra Costa County!
Stanford Experts: NFL Needs Consciousness-raising Campaign on Domestic Abuse

Stanford Experts: NFL Needs Consciousness-raising Campaign on Domestic Abuse

Stanford professors say the NFL should finally address the problem of players committing violence against women.
Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

The contest is being held by C-SPAN