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Contra Costa County Library is Saying Goodbye to Fines

Beginning January 1, 2019, the Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted today, Tuesday, December 11 in favor of the proposal to eliminate daily fines on overdue books, magazines, DVDs and other materials.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-11 10:13:28

Contra Costa County: 2018’s most spectacular holiday lights of the season

This is the season for holiday lights in all their twinkly, glittering splendor. But while most of us hang a few strands and call it a (holi)day, some people go far beyond. They deck their halls in such extravagant fashion, crowds flock from across the Bay Area to marvel from the sidewalks and stree

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2018-12-11 13:00:42

Antioch Council to consider spending $391,000 on rebranding efforts

The Antioch City Council tonight will consider how much — if any– to spend on rebranding efforts that include the creation of marketing materials and the purchase of advertising for the city.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-12-12 02:03:30

Dec. 11-16: Contra Costa County Events

Here is a look at this weeks events around Contra Costa County and the San Francisco Bay Area for the week of Dec. 11-16. Remember, to add future events to our calendar, its FREE!!!!!! You may also subscribe to our weekly newsletter and receive event updates directly to your email.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-11 15:25:06

Firefighters Battle Attic Fire in Antioch, Man and Dog Pulled from House

At 6:59 pm Monday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire in the 2400 block of Carpinteria Drive in the City of Antioch.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-10 19:36:41

Police investigate Antioch injury shooting

ANTIOCH — A 22-year-old man is expected to recover after a weekend injury shooting now under investigation, authorities said. At 6:35 p.m. Saturday, police responded to reports of shots fired in the 2200 block of Renwick Lane, police said in a statement Sunday.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-10 02:54:03

Antioch Police Department adds another officer

Staffing back up to 99 sworn officers after loss of two. Andrea grew up in San Leandro and moved to Manteca at the age of 13. In 2006, she graduated from Sierra High School. After graduating high school, she attended CSU Eastbay, where she played basketball and graduated with a Bachelor of Science d

ANTIOCHHERALD.COM - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Pair charged with trafficking meth/heroin from Mexico to Bay Area

OAKLAND — Two Bay Area residents are facing 20 years in federal prison for allegedly trafficking meth and heroin that they were acquiring from a source in Mexico, according to court records.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-12 03:29:27

Dense Tule Fog impacting millions in Bay Area, Central Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's not smoke, but fog covering the Bay Area this time. VIDEO: Bay Area AccuWeather forecast. The fog has made for a treacherous commute around the Bay Area, especially on the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-11 20:03:36

Contra Costa County Library to eliminate overdue fines

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials, becoming the first county library system in California and largest in the state to eliminate fines for everyone.

RICHMONDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-12-11 10:51:00

Bay Area entrepreneur hitting it big with new future for recycling

MANTECA, Calif. (KGO) -- Tons of cardboard that would have been dumped in the trash are being turned into a first-of-its kind product - a paper bottle. The bottles were created by Oakland entrepreneur Julie Corbett, whose story sounds like an episode of the TV show Shark Tank.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-11 01:52:02

Bay Area weather: Dense fog affects morning commute

The Bay Area’s morning commute might take longer than usual Tuesday. A dense fog is expected to limit visibility Tuesday morning to less than one-quarter mile at times throughout the Bay Area, according to the National Weather Service.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-11 13:48:40

Bay Area man coughed up blood clot in shape of lung’s bronchial tree

The patient had come in for heart failure, and physicians at the University of California at San Francisco had an aggressive plan to help. Doctors there inserted a heart pump through his leg artery to flood his organs with blood. But there is a downside to the strategy – clots can form through its u

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-10 15:26:22

City Council to Discuss $391k Media Ad Buy to Promote Antioch

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council will be formally asked to spend $391,200 on media placement and marketing materials to help continue to rebrand Antioch and improve messaging.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-10 07:27:28

In brief: Antioch Animal Services offers adoption discounts

The group Friends of Antioch Animal Services is hosting “Home for the Holidays” pet adoption promotions this month at the Antioch animal shelter. The nonprofit organization will pay the $96 adoption fee for dogs and $76 adoption fee for cats in December. A “Home for the Holidays” celebration, hosted

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-12-09 13:00:36

Antioch: Man Shot in Apartment Complex Saturday Night

At around 6:40 pm Saturday, Antioch Police responded to a report of multiple gunshot wounds in an apartment complex on Renwick Lane off Hillcrest Ave in the City of Antioch. Police arrived on scene to locate at least one man wounded with two other occupants in the vehicle who were later detained. Th

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-08 20:30:48

23 Fun Things: 'The Nutcracker' returns, tastings from steak to Champagne, shopping pop-ups + more Bay Area events

It's about two weeks to Christmas and things are getting seriously freakin' festive. This week, see The Nutcracker at San Francisco Ballet or A Christmas Carol at A.C.T., hear Chanticleer sing their holiday magic, enjoy a Moroccan-style dinner theater, shop Chronicle Books' warehouse sale and more h

7X7.COM - 2018-12-10 10:02:01

Thieves Steal Snoopy Doghouse, Christmas Countdown Clock From Home In Concord’s Crossings Neighborhood

A thief (or thieves) vandalized a beautifully decorated home in Concord’s Crossings neighborhood, at the corner of Rising Dawn Lane and N. Larwin Ave. this morning. They also fled with a Snoopy doghouse and Christmas countdown clock.

CLAYCORD.COM - 2018-12-11 00:59:00

Antioch Police Looking For Missing Female

The Antioch Police Department is currently trying to locate 48yr old Krista Gibson. Gibson was last seen by family walking away from her home and heading towards the Somerville Town Center on 12-7-18 at about 3:30pm.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-12-07 21:44:04

None hurt in weekend East Contra Costa house fires

Firefighters have not determined causes on two separate fires that struck homes this weekend in eastern Contra Costa County, authorities said. Just after 4:20 a.m. Saturday, seven East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a home in the 8200 block of Lo

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-10 01:08:20