CONTRA COSTA BEE http://contracostabee.com Contra Costa News™, Events, Forums, and Social Networking Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:36:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 July 4 parades and fireworks in Contra Costa County http://contracostabee.com/july-4-parades-2015/ http://contracostabee.com/july-4-parades-2015/#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:35:59 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46571 July 4 parades and fireworks in Contra Costa County by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

July 4 parades and fireworks in Contra Costa County

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Richmond flirts with bankruptcy as Moody’s downgrades its debt http://contracostabee.com/richmond-flirts-with-bankruptcy/ http://contracostabee.com/richmond-flirts-with-bankruptcy/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:49:55 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46517 Richmond flirts with bankruptcy as Moody’s downgrades its debt by Richard Eber originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Richmond first with bankruptcy despite the good intentions of the “Progressive Coalition”, which is the most powerful political force in Richmond

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Concord Code enforcement not getting the job done against neighborhood blight and abandoned vehicles http://contracostabee.com/concord-code-enforcement/ http://contracostabee.com/concord-code-enforcement/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:10:39 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46505 Concord Code enforcement not getting the job done against neighborhood blight and abandoned vehicles by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

It has been almost four years since our first meeting. The general consensus is that City of Concord Code Enforcement and Traffic Departments (handles parking violations) haven't resolved our ongoing issues.

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Moraga petition demands development be repealed or approved by voters http://contracostabee.com/moraga-petition-demands-development-be-repealed-or-approved-by-voters/ http://contracostabee.com/moraga-petition-demands-development-be-repealed-or-approved-by-voters/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:19:02 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46493 Moraga petition demands development be repealed or approved by voters by Richard Colman originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

the Friends of Semi-Rural Moraga (FSRM) claimed that enough Moraga voters have signed a petition demanding that a specific city ordinance permitting real-estate development be repealed entirely or submitted to voters for approval or rejection.

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John F Baldwin, Contra Costa’s Congressman, 1955-1966 http://contracostabee.com/john-f-baldwin-contra-costa-congressman-pt1/ http://contracostabee.com/john-f-baldwin-contra-costa-congressman-pt1/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:55:49 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46458 John F Baldwin, Contra Costa’s Congressman, 1955-1966 by Jason Bezis originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

John F. Baldwin compiled a strong record on public works projects and civil rights against a growing Democratic tide.

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$500 prize! Leadership in Sustainability awards nominations deadline is July 10th http://contracostabee.com/500-prize-leadership-in-sustainability-awards-nominations-deadline-is-july-10th/ http://contracostabee.com/500-prize-leadership-in-sustainability-awards-nominations-deadline-is-july-10th/#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:52:55 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46451 $500 prize! Leadership in Sustainability awards nominations deadline is July 10th by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

The annual Leadership in Sustainability award nominations deadline is July 10th! Recognize a local business, non-profit, governmental program, individual or youth for their efforts in sustainability in Contra Costa County!

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California’s war on cars http://contracostabee.com/war-on-cars-in-california/ http://contracostabee.com/war-on-cars-in-california/#respond Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:24:22 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46427 California’s war on cars by Richard Colman originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Without much public awareness, California is waging war on cars and places to park them. The California State Legislature,the newest salvo in the war on cars can be seen in Assembly Bill 744 (AB 744)

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Richmond to consider rent control after residents protest lack of affordable housing http://contracostabee.com/rent-control-richmond/ http://contracostabee.com/rent-control-richmond/#respond Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:54:56 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46411 Richmond to consider rent control after residents protest lack of affordable housing by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

The Richmond City Council will consider implementing rent control and a just-cause eviction policy perhaps as soon as the end of July after residents packed its meeting Tuesday night to highlight the lack of affordable housing

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Concord nears selection of master developer for Concord Naval Weapons Station http://contracostabee.com/master-developer-selection-nears-concord-cnws/ http://contracostabee.com/master-developer-selection-nears-concord-cnws/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:12:01 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46385 Concord nears selection of master developer for Concord Naval Weapons Station by Richard Eber originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Concord City Council nears the selection of either Lennar Urban or Catellus Development for Master Developer of the Concord Naval Weapons Station site

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Danny Villanueva, trailblazing media mogul dead at 77 http://contracostabee.com/danny-villanueva-trailblazing-media-mogul-dead-at-77/ http://contracostabee.com/danny-villanueva-trailblazing-media-mogul-dead-at-77/#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:43:18 +0000 http://contracostabee.com/?p=46377 Danny Villanueva, trailblazing media mogul dead at 77 by BGR originally appearedon CONTRA COSTA BEE.

Trailblazing media mogul Danny Villanueva (77), a former LA Ram, sports director of KMEX-TV in Los Angeles, and co-founder of Univision, has died from complications from a stroke

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