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Family Wishes Viscuso’s Happy 48th Anniversary (0)

April 15, 2014 • Happy News

The family of Norma and Joe Viscuso would like to wish his mom and dad a Happy 48th Anniversary. On April 16, 1966 the two were married and have never looked back. Happy anniversary Mom and Dad Love your son and Melissa If you wish to share your “Happy News”, please email photo and a… Read More ›

Antioch »

Photos: Antioch Police Department Honors VIPs for Volunteer Service (0)


On Saturday April 12, the Antioch Police Department honored their Volunteers in Police Service (VIPs) who volunteer their time to assist the police department and provide relief in the form of man power which in turn allows officers to respond to higher priority calls. Some of their duties include: Clerical and Administrative Support School and… Read More ›

Brentwood »

April 2-13: Brentwood Police Call Log (0)

Brentwood Police Badge

The following are calls handled by the Brentwood Police Department between April 2 through April 13 according to information provided by Brentwood Police Department. Assault 4/2 – Mericrest St: ARR’s engaged in a pre-arranged fight. ARR-1 sustained injury to his teeth. 4/6 – Spyglass Dr.: RES engaged in mutual combat and neither desired prosecution. Incident… Read More ›

Oakley »

April 6 – 13: Oakley Police Call Log (0)

Oakley Police Badge

The following are a sampling of calls handled by the Oakley Police Department between April 6 through April 13  according to information provided by Oakley Police Department. Animal Cruelty 4/8 – Lucky Assault with a Deadly Weapon 4/9 – Main & 7th St. 4/11 – 5100 Block Martin St. Battery 4/9 – O’Hara Park School… Read More ›

Discovery Bay »

March 1 – March 31: Discovery Bay Sheriff Activity Log (0)

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The Town of Discovery Bay had a total of 544 calls for the month of March according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Report provided to the Community Services District on April 2. Here is a sampling of calls: Auto Burglary 3/29 – 2400 Block Discovery Bay Blvd. 3/31 – 5800 Block Marina Rd. 3/31… Read More ›

Pittsburg »

Pittsburg Police Remembers Inspector Raymond Giacomelli (3)

Inspector Giacomelli

The Pittsburg Police Department sent out a message of remembrance for Pittsburg Police Inspector Raymond Giacomelli who was killed in the line of duty 11-years-ago today. According to the Officer Down Memorial Website,  Inspector Giacomelli was shot and killed while conducting a murder investigation.  Inspector Giacomelli had gone to a home on Abbott Street to… Read More ›

East County »

Readers Share Total Lunar Eclipse Photographs (0)

Jessica Mendoza

East County night owls and stargazers were up late last night observing the moon pass behind the earth’s shadow for a total lunar eclipse–it is the first time the Earth, moon and sun have been in exact alignment for two and a half years. The event led to a glimpse of the rare occurrence, with… Read More ›

Contra Costa County »

County’s School Districts Announce Their 2014-2015 Teachers of the Year (0)

Contra Costa County Office of Education

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., April 8, 2014 – Currently, there are more than 7,900 teachers educating approximately 169,000 students in Contra Costa County’s public schools. To recognize their efforts and bring much-deserved honor to the teaching profession, the participating school districts in the county recently named their Teachers of the Year (TOY) representatives. (See list below.)… Read More ›

Happy News »

Family Wishes Viscuso’s Happy 48th Anniversary (0)


The family of Norma and Joe Viscuso would like to wish his mom and dad a Happy 48th Anniversary. On April 16, 1966 the two were married and have never looked back. Happy anniversary Mom and Dad Love your son and Melissa If you wish to share your “Happy News”, please email photo and a… Read More ›

Events »

East County Events: April 11–13 (1)


Here is a look at some of the local events within East Contra Costa County from Friday April 11 through April 13 which has many options to chose from. Friday April 11 East County Idol Come enjoy the fifth East County Idol at the El Campanil Theatre and cheer on our highs school talent this… Read More ›

Opinion »

Letter: A Comprehensive Look at Sexting and Prevention (1)


Raising a teen today with access to the world literally in the palm of their hands, or at the very least in their home, is awesome but downright scary. Our social culture urges us to give our kids a phone at a very early age; most of us justify it by boasting safety and having… Read More ›

Local Business »

Saturday: Brownstone Gardens Introduces Fitness Boot Camp (1)

Fitness Boot Camp

In what is being labeled as a “Bridal Boot Camp”, Brownstone Gardens in Oakley is set to help brides and grooms get fit before they tie the knot with an open invitation to the community to also participate. Workouts will be held on Saturdays from 8:00 to 9:00 am throughout the summer and into the… Read More ›

Real Estate »

Signature Partners Realty Celebrates Two Year Anniversary (3)

Monica Malcuit

Monica Malcuit of Signature Partners Realty always knew she wanted to be in control of her own destiny and figured that being her own boss while helping others succeed in the industry was the way to go.  She recently celebrated the two year anniversary of her growing real estate office. Malcuit has been in the… Read More ›

Election 2014 »

Ayore Riaunda To Run For Contra Costa County Auditor-Controller (0)


The following information was sent to us by Ayore Riaunda who has announced he is running for Contra Costa County Auditor-Controller in the June 3 election. He will square off against current auditor-controller Robert Campbell. Ayore Riaunda Contra Costa County Auditor-Controller Candidate, June 3rd Election Ayore Riaunda’s qualifications for office include: Master of Business Administration,… Read More ›

Non-Profit »

Saturday: Convoy of Hope to Provide $1 million in Free Goods and Services (0)

Convoy of hope

On Saturday April 5, the Convoy of Hope arrives in Bay Point which will help deliver food and other goods to low-income families in Bay Point and surrounding areas. The event is free and is a carnival-like event that includes distribution of 35,000 pounds of food to provide meals to feed thousands of people throughout… Read More ›

Delta »

Residents Alerted to Consequences of Delta Tunnels Plan During Antioch Forum (9)


More than 300 Contra Costa County residents packed the Lone Tree Golf Course Events Center in Antioch Thursday March 6 to learn more about the Delta Twin Tunnels Project and how they can help stop Governor Jerry Brown’s latest water grab. The forum focused on the Bay Delta Conversation Plan (BDCP) impacts on lower Delta… Read More ›

Beyond East County »

Antioch Resident Arrested in Burglary of Moraga Home Goods Store (4)

Kendra Hill

On Tuesday April 8, a little after 2 pm, Moraga Police Officers arrested Dominika Johnson, age 25, and Kendra Hill, age 28, for burglary and associated charges emanating from actions inside the Moraga Home Goods Store. Both suspects entered the store, took items from inside the store and brought them to the clerk to claim… Read More ›

California »

Congressman McNerney Gets Senate Support for Water Conservation Bills (0)


Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced that two water efficiency bills he wrote and introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives will be introduced in the U.S. Senate.  The legislation includes tax credits for water-efficient purchases & grants to help rural water agencies implement innovative water solutions. “I’m pleased the Senate will… Read More ›

Obituaries »

Charles R Hamlin: January 21, 1930 – January 29, 2014 (1)

Charles Hamlin

Lifelong Brentwood area resident Charlie Hamlin passed away peacefully on January 29, 2014. His two sons, Greg and Chuck, were by his side. Charlie was born in Oklahoma. At the age of six months his family immigrated to California. A real life “Grapes of Wrath”. He lived in Brentwood, Antioch, and Oakley and attended Brentwood… Read More ›