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Alamo Man Riding Bicycle Hit, Killed By Car Near Yolo/Solano County Border

An Alamo man riding his bicycle was fatally struck by a car in Solano County near the border to Yolo County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/27/2014

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2 Contra Costa County Residents Infected With West Nile Virus

Two Contra Costa County residents recently tested positive for the West Nile Virus. They are the fourth and fifth human cases of the virus confirmed in the county this year.

10/19/2013

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Bill Eases Path for Firing Teachers for Misconduct

The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/13/2013

A gas leak in Alamo prompted evacuations. (CBS)

Alamo Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations

An evacuation order was lifted and roads mostly reopened Wednesday afternoon after a gas line that was accidentally ruptured by a construction crew Wednesday morning in Alamo was capped.

07/24/2013

A car enters the Stonegate gated community in Alamo. (CBS)

Alamo Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor To Stand Trial

An Alamo man accused of beating his next-door neighbors and pushing one to her death in the driveway between their homes will stand trial for murder, a judge ruled Friday.

04/13/2013

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, (inset) Christopher Lacy (Claycord.com/Contra Costa Co. Sheriff's Office)

Details Emerge About Man Who Shot CHP Officer On I-680 Near Alamo

An investigation into the shooting death of a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate Highway 680 near Alamo last September found that the shooter was mentally troubled and pro-guns.

03/21/2013

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Graduating CHP Cadet Class Honors Slain Bay Area Officer

A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed in the line of duty in Contra Costa County last year was honored Friday morning at the CHP’s cadet academy graduation.

02/08/2013

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Minor Quake Shakes Danville Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck Tuesday morning in an area just west of Alamo and Danville, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

02/05/2013

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Gas Pipeline Under Alamo’s Iron Trail Raises Safety Concerns

Property owners who have built fences and other structures along Contra Costa County’s Iron Horse Trail have officials worried. That’s because there is a high-pressure jet fuel petroleum pipeline that runs under it.

01/05/2013

A car enters the Stonegate gated community in Alamo. (CBS)

Alamo Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor Pleads Not Guilty

An Alamo man pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges for the death of his neighbor during a fight with her husband in August, according to a Contra Costa County prosecutor.

10/05/2012

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