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Update: Tara Hills Homicide Suspect Surrenders(1)

April 23, 2014

20-year old Kyle Navarro of El Sobrante surrendered at the Martinez Detention Facility at about 10:30 this morning. He was wanted in connection with the murder of 24-year-old Nicholas Callen on March 31, 2014 in the unincorporated community of Tara Hills. The Contra Costa County District Attorney had filed a formal murder charge against Navarro… Read More ›

Kyle Navarro

Contra Costa: Second Suspect Wanted in Tara Hills Homicide

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is looking for 20-year old Kyle Navarro of El Sobrante in connection with a murder that occurred in the unincorporated community of Tara Hills. On March 31, 2014, at about 2:51 PM, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a report that someone had been shot at a residence… Read More ›

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BART Cited $210k, Responds to CAL/OSHA Worker Safety Citations

BART was cited Thursday for three violations and was fined $210k relating to worker safety and the tragic accident which occurred on October 19, 2013, in which two track workers were killed.   Here is the Press Release BART was provided notice today from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known… Read More ›

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

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 ›

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Special Meeting on Study of County’s Emergency Medical Services System

On Wednesday April 9, the Contra Costa Emergency Medical Care Committee is holding a special meeting to get feedback from the public on a draft study of the county’s emergency medical services system. The meeting will focus on the “EMS Modernization Project Report” by Fitch and Associates, which was funded by Contra Costa Health Services’… Read More ›

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Clayton Firehouse Could Reopen After Fire Chiefs Plan Approved

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, who also serve as the fire board, approved a plan Tuesday by Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Chief Jeff Carman of how to spend a $9.6 million federal grant. Under the proposed plan, CONFIRE will add two-additional two-person medical response vehicles while re-opening the Clayton fire station…. Read More ›

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Supervisor Federal Glover Battles Fake Twitter Account

Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover alerted the public today that someone has created and been using an unauthorized Twitter account in his name. The account has been reported to Twitter and he is encouraging folks to disassociate with it. It should be noted, the account has not been used since Oct. 2010. Some of… Read More ›

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Pittsburg Superior Court Announces Extended Hours for Accepting Traffic Payments

Beginning April 1, 2014, individuals with traffic cases in the Pittsburg Branch will have more time to make payments on their traffic cases. To implement this pilot program, the clerk’s office at the Arnason Justine Center in Pittsburg will keep one traffic window open from 8:00am until 4:00pm. Monday through Friday, except court holidays, in… Read More ›

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Mt. Diablo Recycling Awarded 10-Year Recycling Contract

Walnut Creek – After months of negotiating and several bid clarifications later, the Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, which manages solid waste and recycling for the communities of Alamo, Danville, Lamorinda, Walnut Creek and a portion of unincorporated Contra Costa County, finished its 6-hour meeting last night with an 8 to 3 vote to… Read More ›

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Firefighters Thank Community for Participation in “Squish Out Cancer” Fundraiser

The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, on behalf of the East Contra Costa Firefighters would like to thank the community for its generous support of our “Squish Out Cancer” Pancake Fundraiser that was held at Fire Station 93, in Oakley on Saturday morning, March 22nd, 2014. We were humbled to have… Read More ›