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  • Baby Wyatt
  • Parents Nichols and Gina Dimercurio, from Martinez, are struggling to stay at their son's side while he goes through heart surgeries.
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  • Baby Wyatt
  • Parents Nichols and Gina Dimercurio, from Martinez, are struggling to stay at their son?s side while he goes through heart surgeries.
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  • Tesoro refinery in Martinez
  • Lawmakers are calling for dramatic changes at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez a day after two workers were injured by an acid spill.
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chemical spill, martinez, contra costa county, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Tesoro refinery
  • Officials are investigating after sulfuric acid spilled on two workers at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez on Monday.
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chemical spill, martinez, contra costa county, east bay news, carolyn tyler
  • Jenna Betti
  • A vigil was held Tuesday at a Martinez middle school for 14-year-old Jenna Betti, who was killed by a train on Sunday.
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  • Jenna Betti
  • Friends and family stopped by a growing memorial for a teenage girl who was hit and killed by a freight train in Martinez on Sunday.
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  • Jenna Betti.
  • Grief counselors are being called in to console students at an East Bay school where a 14-year-old girl died.
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  • Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials say a teenage girl was struck and killed by a train Sunday night.
  • Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials say a teenage girl was struck and killed by a train Sunday night.
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  • Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials say a teenage girl was struck and killed by a train Sunday night.
  • Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials say a teenage girl was struck and killed by a train Sunday night.
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contra costa county, pedestrian struck, martinez, cellphone, east bay news
  • Tesoro refinery
  • Federal safety officials have been barred from returning to a Martinez refinery to investigate an incident in which two workers were burned by acid spewing from a broken pipe.
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  • Tesoro refinery
  • Federal safety officials have been barred from returning to a Martinez refinery to investigate an incident in which two workers were burned by acid spewing from a broken pipe.
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martinez, contra costa county, east bay news
  • recycled water sign
  • The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District wants to use purple fire hydrants and sprinkler heads to help utilize recycled water.
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martinez, water, recycling, drought, jerry brown, news
  • Hunter Kilbourn, along with his mother, and friends join ABC7 News anchors Cheryl Jennings and Kristen Sze for a special tour.
  • Things are getting better for the 10-year-old East Bay boy who was mauled by two pit bulls back in August.
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antioch, dog attack, children, animal, martinez, east bay news, cheryl jennings
  • Hunter Kilbourn, along with his mother, and friends join ABC7 News anchors Cheryl Jennings and Kristen Sze for a special tour.
  • Things are getting better for the 10-year-old East Bay boy who was mauled by two pit bulls back in August.
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  • Emergency crews have pinpointed the source of many smell complaints this morning.
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martinez, east bay news
  • Strong winds down tree in Berkeley
  • Strong winds blew through the Bay Area overnight into the morning, knocking down trees and leaving thousands without power.
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wind, power outage, PG&E, fire, lake merritt, oakland, concord, petaluma, martinez, sonoma county, berkeley, danville, accuweather
  • Power outage at a Danville high school didnt stop a dance performance
  • The wind caused the power to go out just as dancers at a Danville school were about to perform, but that didn?t stop them!
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  • Windstorm downs huge eucalyptus tree in Oakland
  • Oakland's Department of Public Works says it?s going to take a while before all the damage from the windstorm is cleaned up.
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  • Contra Costa County firefighters are at the scene of a brush fire near the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez.
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  • Pit bull accused of attacking Antioch boy
  • An Antioch appeals board has ruled that two pit bulls involved in the mauling of a 10-year-old boy will be humanely euthanized
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  • Pit bull accused of attacking Antioch boy
  • An Antioch appeals board has ruled that two pit bulls involved in the mauling of a 10-year-old boy will be humanely euthanized.
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  • Effort grows to put down pit bulls that attacked boy
  • There's a growing effort to put down 2 pit bulls who mauled an Antioch boy this summer since the owners are fighting to keep them.
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antioch, dog attack, children, animal, martinez, uc davis, animals in peril, east bay news, alan wang
  • Dog mauling victim meets firefighters who rescued him
  • A 10-year-old Antioch boy who was mauled by a pit bull met the Contra Costa County firefighters who rescued him.
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antioch, dog attack, children, animal, martinez, uc davis, animals in peril, east bay news, carolyn tyler
  • Fire in Martinez
  • A two-alarm fire destroyed a residence and eight vehicles at a property in Martinez on Pacheco Boulevard.
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  • Fire in Martinez
  • A two-alarm fire destroyed a residence and eight vehicles at a property in Martinez on Pacheco Boulevard.
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  • Fire in Martinez
  • A fire has destroyed a building and burned 12 cars at a car lot in Martinez on Pacheco Boulevard.
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  • Fire in Martinez
  • Firefighters in Martinez have contained a blaze at a used car lot on Peach Street and Pacheco Boulevard.
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  • Some East Bay residents may get a disturbing emergency phone message Wednesday night, but it's just a test.
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  • A driver was killed in a crash on eastbound Highway 4 near the Pacheco Boulevard on-ramp Saturday morning.
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  • An Antioch man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the fatal shooting of an acquaintance turned rival.
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  • Owner fights to keep pit bull alive after mauling
  • The owners of a pit bull that mauled a 10-year-old Martinez boy are fighting to keep the dog from being euthanized.
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antioch, dog attack, children, animal, martinez, uc davis, animals in peril, east bay news, alan wang
  • Owner fights to keep pit bull alive after mauling
  • The owners of a pit bull that mauled a 10-year-old Martinez boy are fighting to keep the dog from being euthanized.
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  • PG&E crews have capped a gas leak at the corner of Blum Road and Imhoff Drive in Martinez.
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  • Pit bull accused of attacking Antioch boy
  • In an exclusive interview with ABC7, the owners of a dog that attacked an Antioch boy issued an apology to him and his family.
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  • Pit bull accused of attacking Antioch boy
  • In an exclusive interview with ABC7, the owners of a dog that attacked an Antioch boy issued an apology to him and his family.
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  • Hunter Kilbourn
  • A 10-year-old boy who was mauled by two pit bulls in Antioch over the weekend is recovering from his second surgery.
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  • Hunter Kilbourn
  • A Martinez fourth-grader attacked by a pit bull underwent surgery on Wednesday to receive skin grafts.
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  • A local company is preserving John Muir's home for future generations, and they are using a high-tech method to do it.
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  • Attempted murder suspect Kenneth Thompson, 30, was arrested in Martinez.
  • A fugitive wanted in connection with two attempted homicides in Contra Costa County was captured in Martinez Wednesday morning.
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  • A local company is preserving John Muir's home for future generations, and they are using a high-tech method to do it.
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  • Firefighters in Martinez rescued a kitten Friday morning that had become stuck in a truck engine.
  • Firefighters in Martinez rescued a kitten Friday morning that had become stuck in a truck engine.
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  • Chase ends in crash on Hwy 4 in Martinez
  • Two people are injured after a high-speed chase ended in a crash on Highway 4 in Martinez early this morning.
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  • The water is back on but the repairs continue on a 12-inch water main that burst Thursday morning in Martinez.
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  • The water is back on but the repairs continue on a 12-inch water main that burst Thursday morning in Martinez.
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  • Water main break in Martinez
  • Repair crews are working quickly to try to restore water to a Martinez neighborhood after a water main break.
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  • Martinez brush fire
  • A Concord woman has been arrested in connection with a brush fire that threatened homes in Martinez early Sunday evening.
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  • A woman who was struck and killed by an alleged DUI driver in Brentwood has been identified as 74-year-old Judy Jensen.
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  • Police say a man was arrested for driving under the influence after he struck and killed an elderly woman walking in Brentwood.
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  • A former Contra Costa County preschool teacher has been charged with child molestation in connection with several victims.
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  • Run/Walk fundraiser held for 11-year-old Aaron Hern
  • The Martinez boy who was hurt in the Boston Marathon bombings has returned home just in time to celebrate his 12th birthday.
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