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Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors

Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo

Contra Costa Supervisors Approve $6M Loan For Downsized Doctors Medical Center

A plan to keep Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open in a drastically scaled-down form is moving forward with a $6 million loan from Contra Costa County.

06/17/2014

smoking

Contra Costa County Supes Tighten Rules On Secondhand Smoke

Contra Costa County’s Board of Supervisors passed a strict new smoking ordinance Tuesday.

06/03/2014

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Tax Settlement With Chevron

Contra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.

09/17/2013

Medical Generic, caduces

Contra Costa County Approves Suicide Prevention Plan

The Contra Costa County board of supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to adopt the Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan that has been two years in the making.

09/10/2013

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Contra Costa Fire Protection District May Close Two More Stations

After the closure of four stations so far this year, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District may close two additional stations citing a lack of revenue.

04/23/2013

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Contra Costa Supervisor Worries Gov’s Plan Would Divert Too Much Water To SoCal

Contra Costa County Supervisors are concerned with the governor’s push to divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to Southern California, saying it would harm a fragile ecosystem.

01/08/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

More Than 9,000 Sought Treatment After Richmond Chevron Refinery Fire

More than 9,000 people sought treatment at local hospitals for health problems stemming from the massive fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond last week, according to a county health official.

08/14/2012

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