Pinole: Van driver dies after crashing into car, retaining wall

The driver of a van died Thursday morning after rear-ending another vehicle and crashing into a retaining wall, police said. 
Liz Warmerdam has been assistant city manager in Alameda for the past two years, helping manage budgets and overseeing parks and libraries, as well as the city's finance and human resources departments.  
 
Richard Voisey, a veteran of more than three decades with the Pinole Fire Department, died March 4 at age 54  
 
West Contra Costa will have 10 charter schools at the start of the 2015-16 school year, which will be more than all the other districts in Contra Costa County combined.  
 
Three people sustained moderate injuries Tuesday after a car collided into a tree west of Briones Regional Park, officials said.  
 
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