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B. 01-24 Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming Danville
C. 02-11 West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools Richmond
D. 04-29 Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure San Jose
4. 08-11 2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza Richmond-SR Bridge
08-27 Missing girl found 18 years on 1554 Walnut Avenue, Antioch
6. 09-21 Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard 1554 Walnut Avenue, Antioch
H. 09-30 Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires Chevron
8. 10-14 J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos Antioch
9. 10-26 15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus 1250 23rd St, Iron Triangle

Summary.     Click for More > West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher Fire damaged 35 vehicles and apt building Girl Becomes 1st Bay Area Swine Flu Death 3.7 Quake Strikes Near Danville 2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza  Schwarzenegger issued a statement regarding the death of a toll collector Deborah Ross, who was one of two people killed in a shooting Missing girl found 18 years on Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch  A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up after being held in isolation in an backyard compound 5-Alarm Apartment Fire Injures 2 Garrido Home Searched For Clues Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard   Police started digging on property where a couple held a girl captive for 18 years in their investigation of two other child abductions Chevron sues Ecuador Deputy Hurt, Suspect Shot Dead Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos   15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus   Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus Sparks flew at new pipe factory 7th Arrest Made As Victim Speaks Out Report Slams Garrido Parole 'Failures' Car Arsonist Torches 4 More Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school
Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming
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  Thousands of people holding signs and waving flags cheered as the US Airways pilot who safely landed a jetliner in the river was honored.    Chesley Sullenberger was given a hero's homecoming in the town where he and his family live....
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January 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jan.15
Jan.18  Sullenberger family going to inauguration
Jan.22  Teenager Dies After Being Shot On Porch
Jan.24  
  Thousands of people holding signs and waving flags cheered as the US Airways pilot who safely landed a jetliner in the river was honored
 Chesley Sullenberger was given a hero's homecoming in the town where he and his family live. Among those in attendance were Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich and Congressman Jerry McNerney
Jan.31  Annual profit soars to record

February 2009 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1 Man fatally shot two brothers Feb.11   West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools
  With hundreds of angry parents in attendance, the board voted to shut down schools in San Pablo, El Cerrito, Richmond and El Sobrante Feb.23  Officer Shoots, Kills Fleeing Suspect Feb.24 Record drop in home prices Feb.25  Sewage Spill Prompts Warning

March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.7 Man Stabbed To Death At Post Office
Mar.10  Officer Crashes Into Home During Chase

April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.24  Backlash Over DA Prosecution Cutbacks Apr.29     Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure
  San Jose's Branham High School will be closed for a week. Tests revealed three Pittsburg 4th-graders have probable cases on swine flu

May 2009 ... more > Top ^
May.2  Chevron profit falls along with oil prices May.6  'Ghost-Riding' Teen Injured By Her Car May.10  Police fatally shoot man after car chase May.12  Man died in 1 of 3 unrelated shootings May.20   Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher  A group of students reportedly attacked the teacher, pushing her to the ground and possibly throwing rocks at her May.21  2 Bay Area hospitals fined by state May.27  Pointed exchanges at Chevron meeting May.30  Evacuated Residents Return After Spill

June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   Fire damaged 35 vehicles and apt building   The fire was reported at 12:15 a.m. after reportedly starting in a carport. The financial loss for the cars was estimated to be about $150,... Jun.4     Girl Becomes 1st Bay Area Swine Flu Death  9-year-old Karen Perez had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus before she died late last week. She attended El Monte Elementary School  Man Convicted Of Killing Pregnant Woman Jun.7  Sheriff Shoot, Kill Man In Emergency Room Jun.8   3.7 Quake Strikes Near Danville  The initial quake occurred about 3:15 p.m.. A smaller aftershock of a 2.7 magnitude occuring about 90 minutes later  Baby Found In Car At BART Station Dies Jun.20  2 Convicted In Slaying Of Magazine Editor Jun.21  Car Thief Crashes Into Pole, Cut Power Jun.23  Man Dragged To Death In Carjacking Jun.25  Woman Shot In Murder-Suicide Try Dies Jun.30  33 People Rescued From Sinking Boat

July 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1  Bank of the West heads east Jul.2  17-Year-Old Dies In Stabbing  Chevron expansion on hold Jul.5  Woman Fatally Shot In Car Jul.6  Mystery Of Missing Girl Solved Jul.8 Violent Night In Richmond: 2 Dead, 5 Hurt
Chevron to appeal ruling on refinery Jul.12  1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting  City Bans Smoking In Apartments, Condos Jul.13  1 Killed, 2 injured In Shootout Along I-580 Jul.14 Firm To Pay $2.5M For False Air Reports Jul.15  Lies cost bayfront oil terminal $2.5 million Jul.19  Fire Prompts Evacuations, Closes Hwy Jul.24  1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt In Mall Shooting Jul.27  Bank Robber Confesses To Priest Jul.28 2 Fatally Shot While Car At Stoplight  Woman Killed In Home; Boyfriend Arrested Jul.31  Chevron profits tumble 71% 2 dead In Boating Accident

August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1 7 Hospitalized After Boat Collision
Aug.3  33-Year-Old Mom Killed In Murder-Suicide Aug.5  2 people killed in head-on collision Aug.11   2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza
  Schwarzenegger issued a statement regarding the death of a toll collector Deborah Ross, who was one of two people killed in a shooting.    The shooting appears to have stemmed from a domestic dispute. Police have ...
Aug.14  CC County Planning More Layoffs Aug.15  15-year-old boy fatally shot near tracks Aug.21  Man In Custody After Road Incident Dies Aug.27 Woman Drives Into Nail Salon, 5 Hurt   Missing girl found 18 years on
Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up after being held in isolation in an backyard compound
 Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never called Garrido 'Dad.' Phillip Garrido was on parole for a conviction in another kidnapping case at the time Dugard was taken
Aug.28  Horrific Details Of Girl's Ordeal Emerge  Man and his wife have denied abducting Aug.29 Cases reviewed for connections to kidnap  Soldier Dies In Afghanistan IED Attack Aug.30 Police Expand Search In Kidnaping Case Two people fatally shot in restaurant Aug.31  Kidnap girl 'bonded with captor' Police Find Bone Near Suspect's Home  Chevron: Taped show judicial misconduct  Girl's Alleged Abductor Had Rape Desire

September 2009 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Garamendi, Harmer To Face Off In Runoff  CEO Of Design Firm Facing Charges Sep.3  Garrido Suspected Of 1972 Rape Of Girl Sep.5  Mental State Likely To Be Issue At Trial Sep.6     5-Alarm Apartment Fire Injures 2   A fire at Regency Plaza Apartments forced dozens to evacuate their apartments and was controlled about four hours after it was reported Sep.8 Bone Next Door To Garrido Is Human
Sep.11 2 Shot, Killed At Gas Station Parking Lot Sep.12 Chevron signs big Australian gas deal Police Shooting Ends In 1 Dead, 1 Arrest Sep.15   Garrido Home Searched For Clues   Authorities returned to the home of kidnapper Phillip Garrido in the search for clues to the disappearance of Ilene Misheloff and Michaela G... Sep.16  Student Gunned Down Near School More Bone Fragments Found On Property Sep.17 Contra Costa Deputy Shoots Suspect Sep.21   Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  Police started digging on property where a couple held a girl captive for 18 years in their investigation of two other child abductions
Sep.22 Search Concludes At Garrido; Little Found Sep.23   Chevron sues Ecuador  Chevron Corp. sought to force the government of Ecuador into international arbitration for alleged trade violations Sep.24   Deputy Hurt, Suspect Shot Dead   When the officers approached the vehicle, the driver attempted to ram the car into them. Both officers opened fire at the suspect Sep.30   Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires
  Chevron Corp. board has promoted vice chairman John S. Watson, 52, to chairman and chief executive

October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2 Judge Blocks Development Of Homes
Oct.4  County Considers Additional Budget Cuts Suspect shot dead after standoff Oct.6 Contra Costa County Slashes Budget Oct.14   J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos  Jaycee Lee Dugard is finally speaking out in a People Magazine article - which includes the first photos of her since being rescued Oct.20  Ex-Sex Crime Prosecutor Indicted Oct.26     15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus Map of 1250 23rd St Richmond
  Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus.    Police believe as many as a dozen people watched the girl get beaten and...
Oct.27  Town Rattled By Alleged Rape Of Girl, 15 Oct.28  4 Charged In Richmond Gang Rape Oct.29  6th Suspect Arrested In Gang Rape Oct.30  3Q profit slumps 51%

November 2009 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2  Four Arrested On Counterfeiting Charges   Sparks flew at new pipe factory  A skeleton manufacturing crew christened an assembly line at United Spiral Pipe plant, designed to shape and weld massive steel pipes Nov.3   7th Arrest Made As Victim Speaks Out  A seventh suspect was arrested in connection with the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl outside Richmond High School's homecoming dance last m... Nov.4   Report Slams Garrido Parole 'Failures'  Corrections officials failed to properly supervise convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido and missed opportunities to discover the girl Nov.7  Father Killed, Son Injured In Shooting Nov.8   Car Arsonist Torches 4 More
Map of 5500 Oak Knoll Road El Sobrante  4 vehicle fires happened at about the same time Saturday night in El Sobrante and Richmond Nov.10  One man killed, another critically injured Nov.15 San Pablo Police Kill Carjacking Suspect Nov.28  Dugard Case Attorney Wins Temp. Stay   Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing  20-foot motorized boat in which the 83-year-old Nikolaos Afkentakis and 78-year-old wife had gone out to place crab pots capsized in the heavy... Nov.29 6 Children, 2 Adults Hurt In I-80 Crash Nov.30  Owl-Fried Power Line Falls

December 2009 ... more > Top ^
Dec.7  Rossmoor exec charged  Sullenberger Offering Hat To Help Schools  Arrests In Chevron San Ramon Protest Dec.8  Death Sentence For Man Who Killed Sister Dec.14   Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school
  Two school officials are on administrative leave, after authorities say a 12-year-girl was raped in a stairwell at Portola Middle School Dec.21  Teen Shot Dead After Dispute Dec.26  Water Main Break Closes Roadway Dec.30  School Rape Suspect Pleads Not Guilty



Local Man Piloted Plane Crashed In NYC   Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure  San Jose's Branham High School will be closed for a week. Tests revealed three Pittsburg 4th-graders have probable cases on swine flu Fire damaged 35 vehicles and apt building   The fire was reported at 12:15 a.m. after reportedly starting in a carport. The financial loss for the cars was estimated to be about $150,...   Girl Becomes 1st Bay Area Swine Flu Death  9-year-old Karen Perez had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus before she died late last week. She attended El Monte Elementary School 3.7 Quake Strikes Near Danville  The initial quake occurred about 3:15 p.m.. A smaller aftershock of a 2.7 magnitude occuring about 90 minutes later 2 dead In Boating Accident 7 Hospitalized After Boat Collision Woman Drives Into Nail Salon, 5 Hurt   5-Alarm Apartment Fire Injures 2   A fire at Regency Plaza Apartments forced dozens to evacuate their apartments and was controlled about four hours after it was reported Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing  20-foot motorized boat in which the 83-year-old Nikolaos Afkentakis and 78-year-old wife had gone out to place crab pots capsized in the heavy... 6 Children, 2 Adults Hurt In I-80 Crash West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools  With hundreds of angry parents in attendance, the board voted to shut down schools in San Pablo, El Cerrito, Richmond and El Sobrante   Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure  San Jose's Branham High School will be closed for a week. Tests revealed three Pittsburg 4th-graders have probable cases on swine flu Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher  A group of students reportedly attacked the teacher, pushing her to the ground and possibly throwing rocks at her   15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus Map of 1250 23rd St Richmond




Contra Costa County, 2009 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2009
Jan.15
Feb.25  Sewage Spill Prompts Warning
Mar.10  Officer Crashes Into Home During Chase
Apr.29
May.6  'Ghost-Riding' Teen Injured By Her Car
May.30  Evacuated Residents Return After Spill
Jun.1
Jun.4
Jun.8
Jun.8  Baby Found In Car At BART Station Dies
Jun.21  Car Thief Crashes Into Pole, Cut Power
Jun.23  Man Dragged To Death In Carjacking
Jun.25  Woman Shot In Murder-Suicide Try Dies
Jun.30  33 People Rescued From Sinking Boat
Jul.2  Chevron expansion on hold
Jul.19  Fire Prompts Evacuations, Closes Hwy
Jul.31
Aug.1
Aug.3  33-Year-Old Mom Killed In Murder-Suicide
Aug.5  2 people killed in head-on collision
Aug.21  Man In Custody After Road Incident Dies
Aug.27
Sep.6
Nov.28
Nov.29
Nov.30  Owl-Fried Power Line Falls
Dec.26  Water Main Break Closes Roadway




Contra Costa County, 2009 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2009
Feb.11
Apr.29
May.20
Sep.16  Student Gunned Down Near School
Oct.26
  Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus.    Police believe as many as a dozen people watched the girl get beaten and...
Dec.7  Sullenberger Offering Hat To Help Schools Dec.14 Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school
  Two school officials are on administrative leave, after authorities say a 12-year-girl was raped in a stairwell at Portola Middle School



Contra Costa County, 2009 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.31  Annual profit soars to record Feb.24 Record drop in home prices
May.2  Chevron profit falls along with oil prices May.21  2 Bay Area hospitals fined by state May.27  Pointed exchanges at Chevron meeting Jul.1  Bank of the West heads east Jul.2  Chevron expansion on hold Jul.8 Chevron to appeal ruling on refinery Jul.14 Firm To Pay $2.5M For False Air Reports Jul.31  Chevron profits tumble 71% Aug.14  CC County Planning More Layoffs Aug.31  Chevron: Taped show judicial misconduct Sep.1  CEO Of Design Firm Facing Charges Sep.12 Chevron signs big Australian gas deal Sep.23 Chevron sues Ecuador  Chevron Corp. sought to force the government of Ecuador into international arbitration for alleged trade violations Sep.30 Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires  Chevron Corp. board has promoted vice chairman John S. Watson, 52, to chairman and chief executive Oct.2 Judge Blocks Development Of Homes Oct.30  3Q profit slumps 51% Nov.2 Sparks flew at new pipe factory  A skeleton manufacturing crew christened an assembly line at United Spiral Pipe plant, designed to shape and weld massive steel pipes Dec.7  Rossmoor exec charged



Contra Costa County, 2009 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.22  Teenager Dies After Being Shot On Porch Feb.1 Man fatally shot two brothers
Feb.23  Officer Shoots, Kills Fleeing Suspect Mar.7 Man Stabbed To Death At Post Office Apr.24  Backlash Over DA Prosecution Cutbacks May.10  Police fatally shoot man after car chase May.12  Man died in 1 of 3 unrelated shootings May.20 Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher  A group of students reportedly attacked the teacher, pushing her to the ground and possibly throwing rocks at her Jun.4  Man Convicted Of Killing Pregnant Woman Jun.7  Sheriff Shoot, Kill Man In Emergency Room Jun.20  2 Convicted In Slaying Of Magazine Editor Jun.21  Car Thief Crashes Into Pole, Cut Power Jun.23  Man Dragged To Death In Carjacking Jun.25  Woman Shot In Murder-Suicide Try Dies Jul.2  17-Year-Old Dies In Stabbing Jul.5  Woman Fatally Shot In Car Jul.6  Mystery Of Missing Girl Solved Jul.8 Violent Night In Richmond: 2 Dead, 5 Hurt Jul.12  1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting Jul.13  1 Killed, 2 injured In Shootout Along I-580 Jul.15  Lies cost bayfront oil terminal $2.5 million Jul.24  1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt In Mall Shooting Jul.27  Bank Robber Confesses To Priest Jul.28 2 Fatally Shot While Car At Stoplight Jul.28  Woman Killed In Home; Boyfriend Arrested Aug.3  33-Year-Old Mom Killed In Murder-Suicide Aug.11 2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza
  Schwarzenegger issued a statement regarding the death of a toll collector Deborah Ross, who was one of two people killed in a shooting.    The shooting appears to have stemmed from a domestic dispute. Police have ...
Aug.15  15-year-old boy fatally shot near tracks Aug.27 Missing girl found 18 years on
Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up after being held in isolation in an backyard compound
 Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never called Garrido 'Dad.' Phillip Garrido was on parole for a conviction in another kidnapping case at the time Dugard was taken
Aug.28  Horrific Details Of Girl's Ordeal Emerge Aug.28  Man and his wife have denied abducting Aug.29 Cases reviewed for connections to kidnap Aug.30 Police Expand Search In Kidnaping Case Aug.30 Two people fatally shot in restaurant Aug.31  Kidnap girl 'bonded with captor' Aug.31 Police Find Bone Near Suspect's Home Aug.31  Girl's Alleged Abductor Had Rape Desire Sep.1  CEO Of Design Firm Facing Charges Sep.3  Garrido Suspected Of 1972 Rape Of Girl Sep.5  Mental State Likely To Be Issue At Trial Sep.8 Bone Next Door To Garrido Is Human Sep.11 2 Shot, Killed At Gas Station Parking Lot Sep.12 Police Shooting Ends In 1 Dead, 1 Arrest Sep.15 Garrido Home Searched For Clues   Authorities returned to the home of kidnapper Phillip Garrido in the search for clues to the disappearance of Ilene Misheloff and Michaela G... Sep.16  Student Gunned Down Near School Sep.16 More Bone Fragments Found On Property Sep.17 Contra Costa Deputy Shoots Suspect Sep.21 Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  Police started digging on property where a couple held a girl captive for 18 years in their investigation of two other child abductions
Sep.22 Search Concludes At Garrido; Little Found Sep.24 Deputy Hurt, Suspect Shot Dead   When the officers approached the vehicle, the driver attempted to ram the car into them. Both officers opened fire at the suspect Oct.4 Suspect shot dead after standoff Oct.14 J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos  Jaycee Lee Dugard is finally speaking out in a People Magazine article - which includes the first photos of her since being rescued Oct.20  Ex-Sex Crime Prosecutor Indicted Oct.26   15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus Map of 1250 23rd St Richmond
  Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus.    Police believe as many as a dozen people watched the girl get beaten and...
Oct.27  Town Rattled By Alleged Rape Of Girl, 15 Oct.28  4 Charged In Richmond Gang Rape Oct.29  6th Suspect Arrested In Gang Rape Nov.2  Four Arrested On Counterfeiting Charges Nov.3 7th Arrest Made As Victim Speaks Out  A seventh suspect was arrested in connection with the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl outside Richmond High School's homecoming dance last m... Nov.4 Report Slams Garrido Parole 'Failures'  Corrections officials failed to properly supervise convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido and missed opportunities to discover the girl Nov.7  Father Killed, Son Injured In Shooting Nov.8 Car Arsonist Torches 4 More Map of 5500 Oak Knoll Road El Sobrante  4 vehicle fires happened at about the same time Saturday night in El Sobrante and Richmond Nov.10  One man killed, another critically injured Nov.15 San Pablo Police Kill Carjacking Suspect Nov.28  Dugard Case Attorney Wins Temp. Stay Dec.7  Rossmoor exec charged Dec.8  Death Sentence For Man Who Killed Sister Dec.14 Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school  Two school officials are on administrative leave, after authorities say a 12-year-girl was raped in a stairwell at Portola Middle School Dec.21  Teen Shot Dead After Dispute Dec.30  School Rape Suspect Pleads Not Guilty



Contra Costa County, 2009 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.18  Sullenberger family going to inauguration Jan.24 Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming
  Thousands of people holding signs and waving flags cheered as the US Airways pilot who safely landed a jetliner in the river was honored
 Chesley Sullenberger was given a hero's homecoming in the town where he and his family live. Among those in attendance were Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich and Congressman Jerry McNerney
Apr.24  Backlash Over DA Prosecution Cutbacks May.27  Pointed exchanges at Chevron meeting Jul.12  City Bans Smoking In Apartments, Condos Jul.27  Bank Robber Confesses To Priest Aug.14  CC County Planning More Layoffs Aug.29  Soldier Dies In Afghanistan IED Attack Sep.1  Garamendi, Harmer To Face Off In Runoff Sep.12 Chevron signs big Australian gas deal
Sep.23 Chevron sues Ecuador  Chevron Corp. sought to force the government of Ecuador into international arbitration for alleged trade violations Oct.4  County Considers Additional Budget Cuts Oct.6 Contra Costa County Slashes Budget Dec.7  Sullenberger Offering Hat To Help Schools Dec.7  Arrests In Chevron San Ramon Protest