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East County Events: July 26 and Beyond (0)

July 26, 2014 • Events

This weekend has a variety of outdoor events throughout East County beginning with the Brentwood Bark for Life at the Streets of Brentwood as well as a march against violence in Antioch. In the evening hours, you can unwind with a free concert or movie in the plaza. Here is a rundown of what is… Read More ›

Antioch »

Antioch: Vehicle Strikes Gas Pump at Shell Station (2)

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A vehicle struck a pump at the Shell Gas Station in on Hillcrest Ave in Antioch Thursday evening at roughly 7:33 pm which sent one man to the hospital. According to personnel on scene, the man in the vehicle suffered a medical emergency and was taken to the hospital by American Medial Response (AMR)  following… Read More ›

Brentwood »

Brentwood Police Issue Residential Burglary Alert (0)

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On July 24 between the hours of 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Brentwood officers responded to a residence on Buena Vista Street, where witnesses reportedly saw three suspicious subjects ringing the doorbell. When no one responded to the doorbell, the subjects entered the backyard of the residence through a side gate. A short time later,… Read More ›

Oakley »

Oakley: 9 Year Old Boy Airlifted to Hospital After Falling Off Bicycle (0)

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At 9: 15 pm Thursday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a 9 year old who fell off his bicycle and was flown by helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Oakland. According to the ECCFPD, upon arrival, the boy had a large avulsion to the left side of his face and head. The boy… Read More ›

Discovery Bay »

Adult Mosquito Fogging Set for Discovery Bay Monday Night (0)

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Due to the detection of West Nile virus in mosquitoes in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by truck Monday evening to control adult mosquitoes. The area to be treated is bordered on the West by Discovery Bay Boulevard, Clipper Drive, and Newport Drive; on the east by… Read More ›

Pittsburg »

Pittsburg DMV Office Closed for Repairs Until Sept. 29 (8)

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced that the Pittsburg DMV office will be closed July 11 through September 29 for repairs. Customers are advised to visit the El Cerrito, Oakland, Tracy, or Vallejo field office for any of their DMV inquiries. Office Locations El Crrito 6400 Manila Avenue El Cerrito, 94530 (800)777-0133 Oakland 5300… Read More ›

East County »

July 20-25: Highway 4 Lane Closure Schedule (0)

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Here is a look at the road work scheduled for Highway 4 for the week of July 20-25 where there will be a lane closure throughout the week on State Route 4. WEEK OF JULY 20, 2014 FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES: EASTBOUND: There are no eastbound full freeway closures planned for this week. WESTBOUND: There are… Read More ›

Contra Costa County »

Risk of West Nile Virus Continues in Contra Costa County (0)

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CONCORD, CALIFORNIA – - The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that four more groups of mosquitoes, five more dead birds, and two more chickens tested positive for West Nile virus. The infected mosquitoes were trapped in Discovery Bay last week and again this week. The birds were found in Antioch (2), Brentwood,… Read More ›

Events »

East County Events: July 26 and Beyond (0)

Victory Outreach

This weekend has a variety of outdoor events throughout East County beginning with the Brentwood Bark for Life at the Streets of Brentwood as well as a march against violence in Antioch. In the evening hours, you can unwind with a free concert or movie in the plaza. Here is a rundown of what is… Read More ›

Happy News »

Happy News: Antioch PAL Baseball Photos From July 19 (1)

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Antioch’s Police Activities League Baseball League is in full swing as the league has continued to focus on having fun and ensuring sportsmanship during its season. Saturday July 19 was no different as coaches helped young players bat, kids got to run the bases, and self-confidence was built up in the name of “having fun”…. Read More ›

Animal Stories »

Furry Friends Food Relief Program Works to Help Feed Local Pets (0)

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The Furry Friends Food Relief Program is dedicated to helping East Contra Costa County pets stay with their families when financial times hit hard and pet food costs become a burden. Sometimes, the financial hardship of purchasing pet food becomes the sole reason a family pet ends up in a shelter. The Furry Friends Food… Read More ›

Local Business »

Boeger: Tips to Ensuring Greater Compensation Due to Another’s Negligence (0)

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People injured in automobile accidents caused by another’s negligence incur thousands in medical expenses and lost earnings. When it comes time to think about compensation for their injuries I am frequently asked three questions: Will I get more money if I settle the case myself? A. Probably not. The truth is you have no experience… Read More ›

Real Estate »

Signature Partners Realty Offers Rents vs. Buy Scenarios, Weekend Open Houses (2)

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With home prices continuing to increase and the rental market hitting record highs, Monica Malcuit of Signature Partners Realty has provided East County with rent vs. buy scenarios for three of the major East Contra Costa County cities. In East County as a whole the rental market has jumped up nearly 8% across the board… Read More ›

Non-Profit »

Fund Set up for Family of Misty Holt-Singh, Hostage Killed in Stockton Bank Robbery (0)

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EastCountyToday wanted to bring attention to a GoFundMe page that was created by the Antioch Auto Center to help raise funds for the family of Misty Holt Singh as her husband is the Service Manager at the All Star Ford Dealership in Pittsburg, CA.  All Star Ford is not a sponsor of EastCountyToday, however, in… Read More ›

Delta »

Rep. McNerney Calls for Public and Transparent Water Negotiations (0)

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Jerry McNerney on Monday joined other Northern CaliforniaMembers of Congress in calling for public and transparent negotiations between the Senate and House on legislation responding to the historic California drought. In a letter to California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, Rep. McNerney and the other members noted that negotiations to… Read More ›

Election 2014 »

Update: Candidates Continue to Emerge For City Council Races Across East County (20)

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Here is an updated the list of candidates who have pulled papers for the November 2014 election for the City Council races in East County. Candidates were able to begin pulling papers on July 14 and have until August 8 to file paperwork to become “official” candidates. The election will occur November 4. The following… Read More ›

Opinion »

Antioch Mayor Needs to Lead Crime Fight, Not Hide From It (43)

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The City of Antioch is desperately in need of leadership that will help tackle a recent spike in violent crime within the city limits. Over a two-week period, 16 people have been shot which has not only raised the fear factor of Antioch, but neighboring communities in Brentwood and Oakley. The recent spike in shootings… Read More ›

Beyond East County »

Livermore Police: Woman Accused of Leaving Children in Vehicle as she Gambled (0)

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On Sunday, July 20, 2014 at approximately 6:09 p.m., the Livermore Police Department received a call that two small children were left unattended in a locked vehicle in the 900block of North Canyons Parkway. When Officers arrived on scene they discovered 2 children, ages 2 and 3, had been left unattended and were still strapped… Read More ›

California »

CHP Golden Gate Division Adds Three Canines To Serve Bay Area (0)

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SACRAMENTO, CA – On Friday, July 25, 2014, eight CHP canines joined the ranks of the California Highway Patrol. Their graduation marked the end of an intensive 11-week training course. Three of these canines and their handlers have been assigned to serve the Golden Gate Division, which covers the nine Bay Area counties. The CHP… Read More ›

Obituaries »

Nobuko “Nobu” Matsuyama Waren: June 8, 1933 – May 13, 2014 (5)

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Nobuko “Nobu” Matsuyama Waren June 8, 1933 – May 13, 2014 Resident of Antioch Nobu passed peacefully at her home after a short, yet courageous battle with cancer on the evening of May 13, 2014. She was born on June 8, 1933 in Amami Oshima, Japan, to parents Arishige and Haru Matsuyama. She was one… Read More ›