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Concord (Contra Costa, California)

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  • 2-year old Boy Mauled to Death by 3 Pit Bulls

    2-year old Boy Mauled to Death by 3 Pit Bulls
    CONCORD, Calif. -- Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death by the family's 3 pit bulls. The attacked was reported at a home on Trail Creek Court at about 8:45 a.m. The boy was home with two adult family members...
  • Exercise bulimia difficult to detect

    Exercise bulimia difficult to detect
    As a sophomore at Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif., Brett Zorich was a record-setting track star who left rivals in her dust. Ultimately, however, her fiercest opponent turned out to be herself. While experiencing a 5-inch growth spurt at 15,...
  • Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today

    Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today
    The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead. This is Port...
  • Police Report: May 6, 2011

    The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. Area 1 East Doran Street and North Isabel Street Manuel Castaneda, 32, was arrested May 1 on suspicion of possessing driving under the influence of drugs or...
  • Victim's family sues over Nunez sentence reduction

    Victim's family sues over Nunez sentence reduction
    SAN DIEGO -- The family of a college student fatally stabbing during a fight at San Diego State University filed suit Thursday against former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who cut the prison sentence for one of the defendants from 16 to seven years. The...
  • Police Report - May 28, 2011

    The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 West Chevy Chase Drive and San Fernando Road Francisco Martinez, 19, was arrested May 24 on outstanding warrants for possessing marijuana while driving...
  • A peck of peppers, a bunch of grapes

    No food-lover's trip to Santa Barbara would be complete without a stop at one of the local farmers markets. The big Saturday morning market, near Santa Barbara and Cota streets, is certainly one of the best in the state. In terms of diversity and...
  • Army Sgt. Gabriel Guzman, 25, Concord; killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan

    Army Sgt. Gabriel Guzman, 25, Concord;  killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
    Gabriel Guzman was serious about physical fitness and martial arts -- even if he could be a joker about so many other things. His former girlfriend, Amy Molloy, 24, said she bought him a huge set of swords and knives one Christmas. "He really had that...
  • Hal Gaba dies at 63; chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group

    Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63. Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
  • Army Pvt. Benjamin B. Tollefson, 22, Concord, Calif.; killed in mortar attack in Iraq

    It had become, like many of their activities, tradition. So, every year, at the end of January, Ben Tollefson and Cory Renfrow spent a day hiking up Mt. Diablo in Contra Costa County. They would take their time walking past the pine trees and poison oak,...
  • Annette Haddad dies at 46; real estate reporter for The Times' Business section

    Annette Haddad dies at 46; real estate reporter for The Times' Business section
    Annette Haddad, a Business section reporter for the Los Angeles Times who covered the volatile Southern California residential real estate market, has died. She was 46. Haddad died Wednesday at her home in Pasadena of complications from ovarian cancer,...