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2014-10-06 20:22:11

Largest daily newspaper in CA joins LA Daily News & largest papers in San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, San Bernardino, Long Beach, Oakland & Contra Costa County in saying "No on 46" SACRAMENTO,

2014-09-15 20:22:04

Chronicle joins major newspapers across CA criticizing Prop 46 proponents for including "sweeteners" by "political consultants trying to spritz populist perfume on a controversial measure" SACRAMENTO,

2011-07-13 10:41:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Newspapers Partnership today unveiled its new TapIn Bay Area iPad app that connects locals with the best of the Bay Area, from restaurant reviews and coupons for Mongolian BBQ to local concerts and great deals.

2011-03-28 20:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local media companies Comcast (http://comcastcalifornia.mediaroom.com) and the Bay Area News Group (B.A.N.G.) (http://www.bayareanewsgroup.com) today honored 27 Bay Area residents for making a positive impact in their communities at the 2nd Annual Hometown Heroes ceremony.

2010-06-21 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first employee-based survey of Bay Area companies, A10 Networks has been named one of the Top Work Places in the Bay Area. The employee survey, conducted by an independent company, Workplace Dynamics, was spotlighted in the June 20th edition of the Bay Area News Group, which includes the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Mateo County Times.

2008-09-26 06:00:19

By Mike Taugher Shell Oil Co. has agreed to pay more than $300,000 in fees and penalties for spilling about 420 gallons of oil into Carquinez Strait at its Martinez refinery in January 2006.

2008-09-24 21:00:21

By Contra Costa Times 1. Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour -- Radical Reels -- View high-adrenaline outdoor sports films when the 2008 Radical Reels Tour comes to Concord to raise funds for the Contra Costa County Search & Rescue team.

2008-09-01 21:00:33

By Contra Costa Times This week Opportunity Junction -- Job Training and Placement Program application sessions today through Sept. 4, 8-11 and 15-18. 12-week program begins Sept. 29. 3102 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch. 925-776- 1133, www.opportunityjunction.org.

2008-08-29 12:01:09

By Eric Louie A fifth-grade teacher from the San Ramon Valley school district is among the three finalists for the 2008-09 Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year award.

2008-08-29 12:00:50

By Denis Cuff The East Bay Regional Park District today plans to begin inspecting all private boats before launching at Del Valle Reservoir in Livermore and Contra Loma Reservoir near Antioch to prevent the spread of destructive quagga and zebra mussels.

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