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Contra Costa County Board Of Supervisors Vote Themselves $32,000 Raise Despite Vocal Opposition

Despite vocal opposition from numerous county employees’ unions, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday afternoon to give themselves a $32,000 raise.

10/28/2014

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CoCo Board Of Supervisors Mull Giving Themselves $32K Raise

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is set to decide Tuesday whether or not to give itself a $32,000 raise.

10/27/2014

(CBS)

Pittsburg Teen Critical Condition After Being Shot In Head

A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition Wednesday after being shot in the head in Pittsburg on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

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Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend

A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.

10/15/2014

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Child On Skateboard Hit By Car Near In Tara Hills Area Of Contra Costa

A child on a skateboard was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Tara Hills area of Contra Costa County and suffered a head injury, according to the California Highway Patrol.

10/14/2014

Sign from a protest at Contra Costa County Animal Services in Martinez on October 8, 2014. The group No Kill Contra Costa wants the shelter to become a no-kill facility. (CBS)

Candlelight Vigil Held For Animals Killed In Contra Costa County Shelter

Dozens of activists held a candlelight vigil in front of Contra Costa Animal Services on Wednesday evening, to urge the shelter to change its ways and become a no-kill facility.

10/08/2014

(CBS)

Contra Costa County Health Officials Confirm First Enterovirus 68 Case In Child

Contra Costa Health Services officials have confirmed that a resident under 18 years old is the county’s first case of the contagious enterovirus 68, also known as enterovirus D-68.

10/08/2014

(CBS)

Martinez Animal Shelter Recognized For Disaster Relief Program That Meets Federal Guidelines

An animal shelter program in Contra Costa County is getting recognition from supervisors in Martinez for their preparedness in the event of a disaster.

10/07/2014

(Ken Bastida)

Exotic “Super Cat” Discovered In San Francisco TV Anchor’s Backyard

An exotic hybrid cat possibly valued at several thousand dollars was discovered roaming an East Bay backyard by KPIX 5 television anchor Ken Bastida.

09/26/2014

(CBSSF)

Man Leads Mule Train Down Busy San Pablo Avenue In El Cerrito

Being “homeless” in the Bay Area doesn’t mean being without pets, from dogs, cats, even parrots, but when a modern-day nomad took to the streets of El Cerrito with a mule train in tow, it turned a few heads, although law enforcement turned a blind (or blindered?) eye to the spectacle.

09/19/2014

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