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  • July 8: Patrick McHenry, 36, Richmond - 07/09/2014 04:58 PM PDT
    West Contra Costa officials trade blame for lack of hospital money in Chevron deal

    08/01/2014 06:26 PM PDT
    Head of governing board for Doctors Medical Center represented oil giant in negotiations for $90 million community aid package but got nothing for hospital, which is struggling to stay open  
    08/01/2014 05:12 PM PDT - Cranes to begin installing signs for $80 million "smart technology" project on I-80 between the Bay Bridge and Carquinez Bridge  
    08/01/2014 05:15 PM PDT - An embattled Newark motel is staying open -- for now; minimum wage letters have been sent to Berkeley employers.  
    08/01/2014 01:58 PM PDT - Youngsters can try out for 'James and the Giant Peach' at El Campanil Theatre  
    Gary Reyes
    08/01/2014 08:59 PM PDT - Like eager fans dissecting every morsel of information from the Niners' ongoing training camp, there will be lots of signs to watch for in gauging whether the $1.3 billion Santa Clara stadium will bit a hit -- and what needs improving.  
    Dan Honda
    08/01/2014 08:12 PM PDT - In a YouTube video, Scott Olsen makes his first public comments on the reinstatement of the Oakland police officer who threw a tear gas grenade at people who were trying to help him as he lay injured in the street.  
    08/01/2014 12:39 PM PDT - Tracey Jane Jackson pleads to felony assault in 2011 death of Richmond man, whom she believed was stealing profits from their check-cashing scheme  
    08/01/2014 06:12 PM PDT - Incumbent state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson faces challenger Marshall Tuck in the November election. During interviews with the editorial boards of the Contra Costa Times and San Jose Mercury News, candidates agreed on issues such as the need for more money to fund education, but they disagreed about a recent court ruling that criticized teacher tenure, among other things.  
    08/01/2014 10:57 AM PDT - Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for products over more than eight years.  
    08/01/2014 02:16 PM PDT - A bicyclist suffered minor injuries after hitting the back of a parked California Highway Patrol cruiser on San Tomas Expressway on Friday morning, but there were no major injuries.  
    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.