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Contra Costa Co. Voters OK San Pablo EMS Tax

San Pablo voters in Tuesday’s election have approved a measure to raise the city’s sales tax by a quarter of a cent to fund an emergency medical squad meant to pay for more emergency medical responders if the city’s only fire station closes.

06/04/2014

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Community Members Urge Supervisors To Keep San Pablo’s Doctors Medical Center Open

Dozens of community members and staff from San Pablo’s Doctors Medical Center urged the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors at its meeting in Martinez Tuesday to help keep the debt-plagued hospital open while county leaders said they are in no position to save it.

05/13/2014

Surveillance footage of Maria Francisco when she was injured riding on an AC Transit bus in 2011. (CBS)

Woman Awarded $14.3 Million After Breaking Back On AC Transit Bus In San Pablo, Daughter Gets $1 Million

A jury has awarded an East Bay woman more than $14 million, after she became injured when the AC Transit bus she was riding in hit a speed bump in an incident caught on surveillance video.

05/07/2014

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

San Pablo Hospital That Serves Thousands Likely To Close After Parcel Tax Fails

A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.

05/06/2014

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East Bay Water District Taps Emergency Pipe, Filling San Pablo, Upper San Leandro Reservoirs With Sacramento River Water

The mighty Mokelumne River is not so mighty after three years of the worst drought in California history, so for the first time ever, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) serving Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, and Walnut Creek among other cities, will tap its emergency pipeline from the Sacramento River to maintain levels in reservoirs as the summer approaches.

04/30/2014

Crews work to recover the plane that crashed over San Pablo Bay. (CBS)

Plane Wreckage, Body Of Pilot Recovered After Crash Into San Pablo Bay

A marine salvage company has recovered the fuselage of a plane and the body of its pilot, who crashed into San Francisco Bay over the weekend after a midair collision.

04/30/2014

Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo

Contra Costa County Voters Consider Parcel Tax To Keep Doctors Medical Center Open

West Contra Costa County voters are starting to mail in their ballots on Measure C, which would levy a 14-cent tax on each square foot of developed property in an effort to keep the financially embattled Doctors Medical Center afloat.

04/18/2014

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Body Found In Bushes Along I-80 Off-Ramp In San Pablo

A body was found in some bushes along westbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo this morning, and a nearby off-ramp has been shut down, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/19/2014

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Richmond Man Shot, Killed In San Pablo

A Richmond man was shot and killed in San Pablo on Wednesday afternoon, a Contra Costa County coroner’s deputy said Friday morning.

02/07/2014

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Bounce Houses Banned In Another East Bay Suburb

Bans on bounce houses in city parks are creeping across communities in the East Bay. The latest: Hercules.

01/20/2014

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