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Levi's Stadium: Going to Cal-Oregon game Friday night? Plan ahead

contracostatimes.com — The crowd will be big -- at least 60,000 fans -- and with kickoff at 7 p.m., many of those fans will be competing for space on jammed roads like 101, 237 and 880 with working people at rush hour.
Oct 24, 2014

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New community political group forms to take on Chevron in Richmond

contracostatimes.com — By Jennifer Baires Contra Costa Times Posted: 10/23/2014 06:01:23 PM PDT Updated: 10/23/2014 06:03:30 PM PDT RICHMOND -- A couple dozen people gathered in front of City Hall on Thursday afternoon to say they were tired of Chevron trying to buy their vote and were forming a new political action committee to rival Moving Forward, the committee financed by the oil giant.

Judge sets bail at nearly $5.5 million for members of Oakland's Black Muslim Temple

contracostatimes.com — Posted: 10/23/2014 04:40:22 PM PDT Staff Writers HAYWARD -- A judge on Thursday set a combined bail of nearly $5.5 million for seven people charged in a massive fraud scheme allegedly run out of a Black Muslim temple in Oakland.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @insidebayarea: Judge sets bail at nearly $5.5 million for members of Oakland's Black Muslim Temple bit.ly/1D3AcDS

Oct 23, 2014

RT @insidebayarea: Judge sets bail at nearly $5.5 million for members of Oakland's Black Muslim Temple bit.ly/1D3AcDS

Fremont: Police identify suspect who robbed a woman, fired gun

contracostatimes.com — By Karina Ioffee Bay Area News Group Posted: 10/23/2014 05:39:27 PM PDT FREMONT -- Fremont police are asking for the public's help in locating an Antioch man who grabbed a gold chain from a woman's neck as she was out on a walk, then fired three warning shots when the victim's husband tried to chase the suspect.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @EastCounty_Girl: Breaking News: Police are asking for the public's help to locate Deandre Mcleod, 20, an Antioch man who allegedly... fb.me/1oHAvj7WT

Pleasanton: Man shot with stun gun, robbed at hotel

contracostatimes.com — By Karina Ioffee Bay Area News Group Posted: 10/23/2014 04:38:43 PM PDT Updated: 10/23/2014 05:39:37 PM PDT Click photo to enlarge PLEASANTON -- Three people were arrested after they used a stun gun on a man and then robbed him inside a Pleasanton hotel room Wednesday.