The charges follow the resignation of then-District Attorney Mark Peterson in June 2017, part of a plea deal with the state attorney general’s office over his use of $66,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses. He had been charged with 13 felonies and pleaded no contest to perjury. … [Read more...] about Longtime Contra Costa County public official charged with 34 felonies in campaign fund probe
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ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — A 27-yar-old Antioch man who died after a rollover crash off of Byron Highway in eastern Contra Costa County early Monday morning has been identified by the county coroner’s office as Curtis Denton Jr., a local rapper known as Young Curt. … [Read more...] about Antioch Rapper ‘Young Curt’ Killed In Rollover Crash On Byron Highway In East Contra Costa County
Solano County has moved more quickly, having allowed indoor dining starting in May and reopening retail stores, tattoo parlors, museums, nail salons and more. The county is drafting a new order to reflect the governor’s restrictions, which will require many establishments to close again or change their operations, a spokesperson said Wednesday. … [Read more...] about A different Fourth of July, with new shutdowns in 19 counties, including 3 in Bay Area
Smoller and Moodian wrote an op-ed for the Voice of OC on June 23 in which they stated, “as Confederate statues and odes to Christopher Columbus are taken down across the country, Orange County must come to grips with its own tribute to a racially polarizing figure: John Wayne. The time has come to rename our airport and remove Wayne’s statue.” … [Read more...] about Orange County Democrats condemn ‘racist’ comments by John Wayne, call for airport to drop his name
We were told that when we reopened, the cases would climb, and testing would increase, and cases would come up from that too. This was all stuff we were warned about. And yet it still is really disappointing to see it play out that way. And I feel that way, too. I reported on the fact that this was anticipated to a degree, and it still feels like this big blow that we put in all this effort and we actually have higher cases now than we ever did before. … [Read more...] about Podcast: How worried should you be about the rise in Bay Area coronavirus cases?