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A new port-a-potty behind the El Sobrante Library has upset some community activists, who say it was a bad idea to place it near a community garden, tot lot, Friends of the Library book storage house, and the entrance to the library conference room.
Contra Costa supervisors chose Concord over Richmond as the site of the new Affordable Care Act call center, but Richmond hasn't given up yet. The City Council on Tuesday directed City Manager Bill Lindsay to send a letter to the state stating that
The board that advises the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors on Kensington affairs has bowed to citizen concerns by recommending denial of AT&T's applications to install new cell phone towers. AT&T has applied to the county to install the towers,
Fiscal matters have reached a crisis stage again for Doctors Medical Center, and employees and union leaders implored the hospital's board of directors Wednesday evening to find a way to preserve services and keep the doors open. The hospital, which
The company alleges that Assessment Appeals Board members Art Walenta, James Giacoma and Clark Wallace cannot impartially judge because they are named in Chevron's two lawsuits challenging board decisions for 2004-2006 and 2007-2009. "The board
County supervisors this week authorized talks between the Contra Costa and Moraga-Orinda fire districts to build and operate a joint station on the Lafayette-Orinda border but not without hearing some stinging criticism of the proposal. Chief Randy
Doctors, a crucial part of the health care safety net in western Contra Costa County, continues to run a deficit of about $17 million annually, which means it cannot continue without changes, its leaders said this week. "We have to find a partner,"
The seven voting members of the county's Community Corrections Partnership -- the top law enforcement, court and public health leaders charged under Assembly 109 with crafting the prisoner realignment plan -- remain deeply fractured along
Gooden, a 1999 graduate of El Cerrito High School and star of the Gauchos team that won the Northern California Division III championship, is holding a first-ever toy drive through his nonprofit DG Foundation to benefit up to 500 children in Richmond.
Chevron has filed a court challenge to a Contra Costa County property tax appeals board decision last spring that found the Richmond refinery was under-assessed by as much as $27 million. Company spokesman Sean Comey said the lawsuit filed in