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Residents watch on May 24, 2014, as a suspected gunman's car is removed after a drive-by shooting in Isla Vista, California, a beach community next to the University of California Santa Barbara. Seven people, including the gunman, were killed and seven others wounded in the May 23 mass shooting, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said Saturday. Brown said at a pre-dawn press conference that the shooting in the town of Isla Vista "appears to be a mass murder situation." Driving a black BMW, the suspect opened fire on pedestrians from his vehicle at several locations in the town. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Alamo Man Recovering After Being Run Down By Suspect In Isla Vista Rampage

An Alamo man was badly injured, but survived a rampage in Isla Vista over the weekend.

05/26/2014

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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

Kenyon Youngstrom

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

Iron Horse Trail

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

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