Contra Costa Times

Calif. company recalls prepackaged salad, sandwich

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. […]

11/11/2013

Calif. elderly care home had numerous violations

  CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Officials say numerous violations had been found at a California assisted living site that left 14 sick and elderly patients behind last week after it was shut down by […]

10/28/2013

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Arborists try to clone John Muir’s Bay area tree

MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — More than one hundred years after John Muir helped conserve thousands of acres of California wilderness, arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the San Francisco […]

06/20/2013

Swine flu found in elephant seals off California

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Researchers have detected swine flu in elephant seals off the Central California coast, saying it was the first time a human pandemic strain has been found in marine mammals. However, none […]

05/16/2013

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Off-duty Calif. cop helps airport agent in Honolulu

HONOLULU (AP) — An off-duty California police officer who came to the rescue of a security agent being assaulted at the Honolulu airport was praised by federal authorities as video of the incident was released.

04/05/2013

Richmond soda tax measure opponents spend millions

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – A group backed by the beverage industry is spending millions of dollars to defeat a soda tax measure on the Nov. 6 ballot in the San Francisco Bay area city of […]

10/09/2012

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