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Aaron Hern of Martinez (lower left) along with parents Alan and Katherine and sister Abigail. (Hern family photo)

Martinez Boy Wounded In Boston Marathon Bombings Returns To Site; Parents To Race Again

On this one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Martinez family has returned to the spot that devastated their lives.

04/15/2014

Fremont Police Detention Facility Offers Pay Upgrade For Jail Stay

Napa County Jail Introduces Video Conferencing For Inmates

Inmate visitations at the Napa County Jail entered a new era on Monday with the introduction of a Skype-like video conferencing system aimed at increasing safety.

04/14/2014

Baby salmon are released from a tanker truck to a fish hatchery in Rio Vista, March 25, 2014. (CBS)

State Wildlife Officials Relocate Salmon By Truck Due To Drought

State and federal fishing officials are relocating salmon by the truckload from five Northern California hatcheries to help their migration to the ocean as drought conditions are expected to worsen.

03/25/2014

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Oakland Considers Scrapping ShotSpotter, Richmond Says They Couldn’t Do Without It

While some on the Oakland Police Department are pushing to do away with ShotSpotter technology, the City of Richmond says it couldn’t do without it.

03/18/2014

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East Bay Regions Get Low Rating In Providing High-Speed Internet

When it comes to a high-speed internet connection in the East Bay, more work needs to be done according to an assessment by the East Bay Broadband Consortium.

03/11/2014

An aerial view of the Tesoro refinery in Pacheco, California. (CBS)

2 Workers Injured By Sulfuric Acid At Tesoro Refinery Near Martinez

Two people working at the Tesoro refinery in Avon were injured on Monday morning less than a month after two workers were injured by sulfuric acid at the same refinery.

03/10/2014

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Free Ride Ending For Electric-Car Drivers Juicing In Martinez

Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.

03/04/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Former Easy Bay Teacher Faces New Lawsuits In Child Molestation Case

Joseph Martin, a former teacher at Woodside Elementary in Concord, is facing 125 felony molestation charges.

02/12/2014

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Richmond Man Who Held Girl As Sex Slave For 15 Years Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.

02/11/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen May Get Charges Dropped After Fight

A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.

02/08/2014

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