Welcome to our new Timeline page. We hope you enjoy seeing historical photos and newspapers from Contra Costa County. Pleasant Hill: Mother and 2 children injured after hit by carTwo girls, ages 3 and 5, were airlifted to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland, where they were being treated for injuries that were initially reported as life-threatening, but officials later said the injuries were less serious than they first believed.The California Apartment Association on Thursday said it had collected more than 7,000 signatures from Richmond residents opposed to rent control, more than enough to prevent the ordinance from going into law."I have no animosity toward anyone and harbor no ill will," Kim Davis said in a statement earlier this week. "To me this has never been a gay or lesbian issue. It is about marriage and God's word."A judge ruled Thursday that police acted in good faith when they detained a Mexican national in the Pier 14 killing of Kate Steinle and held him for seven hours before questioning him.The plan for a Walnut Creek homeless shelter has disturbed residents of nearby condos who say they already have too difficult a time fending off homeless people.Santa Clara County sheriff condemns 3 correctional officers booked on murder in jail beating deathThe Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office is recommending murder charges against three correctional officers in the death of an inmate last week at the main jail.The guards "kind of pick on the mentally ill. They're not someone who is going to fight back or who has family that is going to press the issue.''The rental company that controlled the property where a convicted Solano County rapist was going to be placed has backed out of the agreement.Gridlock helps Antioch police nab suspected car thiefPolice searched the suspect's phone after taking him into custody and also found images of child pornography downloaded from the Internet.It was Bruce Ellington's 70-yard catch-and-run that stood as the San Francisco 49ers' best highlight in an otherwise unimportant game.Here's a list of my favorite snacks when football season rolls around:
1) All of them.
What's your go-to grub for gridiron games?Sheriff's deputies responded to a 9:35 a.m. call Wednesday reporting that a man had been found dead in a house on Alpine Road.Retirement board finds retired fire district chief grossly spiked his pension, will consider rolling it back by 25 percent.
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After many awkward smiles, @fuzyjoe took an awesome new mugshot for my press badge. Thanks! 😬📰 #nofilter #partylikeajournalist #soprofessional #awkward #bayarea #bayareanewsgroup
Goodnight sun. #sunset
HaH, funny cuz it's tru... well played #Bizarro #DanPiraro
Dig it. #sunset
I still get super stoked whenever I see my byline on A1. 📰 I worked really hard on this story and learned a lot along the way. Check out my story on firefighting inmates here: http://www.mercurynews.com/drought/ci_28890942/firefighting-inmates-california-fill-void-gain-lot #partylikeajournalist #frontpage #BayArea #news #firefighters #fire #inmates #journalism #calfire #californiafires #californiadrought #CAfires #CAdrought #a1
#Chipotle got deep. "I was punched breathless with the strongest emotions I have ever felt and they are now stored in my intuition as a writer." - Amy Tan. 👌😋 #writing #writer #burritobowl #dinnertime #walnutcreek
Stringer came to work with me today. He loved all the attention when he got here. Now he's just bored. (Just like me.) #dogsofinstagram
My new business cards arrived! 📰 #partylikeajournalist #BayAreaJournos #BayArea #breakingnews
Took a selfie at work tonight for @tehamagroup! 😄 Also, I can't believe it's almost been a year since I graduated from @chicostate.🐾 Now I'm the night breaking news reporter for Bay Area News Group (Contra Costa Times and Oakland Tribune). Life is pretty sweet. 📰🚨 #workselfie #partylikeajournalist #chicostatealumni #BayAreaNewsGroup #walnutcreek #breakingnews #adrenalinejunkie #copsbeat #publicsafety
A nice day to be inside at work. This week, I tell you.
This. Is the loneliest newsroom. #4amBreakingNewsBlues
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Westbound on Ygnacio Valley Road #WalnutCreek #twitter #bw #vscocam