Bethel Island: Man hospitalized after accidental shooting

A 48-year-old man was hospitalized after his girlfriend accidentally shot him in the abdomen Saturday night, fire officials said. 
Dennis Clay, a project analyst for the West Contra Costa school district, said he first alerted his supervisors about errors in financial reporting related to the $1.6 billion bond program in 2011. After he provided detailed documents to the bond program's auditor that he believes were not well-investigated, he decided to go public with allegations of mismanagement and suspicions of possible corruption.  
 
The 128-unit Creekside Walk development will include two separate three-story buildings, one of which will have 48 units and the other 80 units, ranging from 45 to 59 feet in height, with 158 parking spaces underneath.  
 
Fire crews responded to a vegetation fire near a home Saturday night, a county fire official said.  
 
Fire crews responded to a brush fire Saturday night west of Briones Regional Park, a fire official said.  
 
A Concord family won't soon forget the day a centuries-old tree created a Fourth of July weekend boom when two branches from a "heritage" oak tree believed to be at least 250 years old fell outside the family's home  
 
No one was injured when an accidental oven fire spread throughout a kitchen Friday night, according to fire officials.  
 
Driver suffers traumatic injuries after a rollover crash early Saturday morning, fire officials report.  
 
No one was injured in a single-alarm fire Saturday afternoon at a home in the 6400 block of Hazel Avenue, officials said.  
 
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Segue Construction's extensive litigation involving water intrusion on other projects could provide Alameda prosecutors evidence of criminal negligence, legal experts say.  
 
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