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Week in Review: Norovirus Shuts Down Deli, Motorcycle Fatality

Catch up on the news from the past week on Concord Patch.

Browse through the local stories from the past week on Concord Patch, and don't forget to take a look at the community annoucements and community calendar for more news and events.

Here's what Concordians were reading last week:

Fresh and Easy Petition: Is the Grocery Chain Worth Saving?
More than 2,000 people have signed online petitions to keep Fresh and Easy from closing in the hope of saving local jobs. But is it too late for the British-owned company?

Lice-Removal Salon Moved to Concord
Reception was not warm in Martinez when City Council reversed approval of business.

What Are Condos And Townhomes Selling For In Concord?
Here is the average price right now and an example of something that costs that much.


Mt. Diablo is among hundreds of districts throughout the state using capital appreciation bonds to finance major projects. Taxpayers will pay at least $100 million on a $50 million loan.

PHOTOS: Central County Outreach Workers Count Homeless
Members of the Central County Homeless Outreach team took part in the countywide effort to take a homeless count Wednesday morning.

Concord Student Advances in 'American Idol'
Briana Oakley of Carondelet High and Kamaria Ousley of Oakland move on to Hollywood sessions.

Concord Police Burglary Report: Shop Lifting in the Willows Shopping Center
This week's burglary report from the Concord Police Department lists 12 incidents between Jan. 24 and 30, including three businesses, one vehicle and six residential burglaries. There were two cases of shoplifting.

Motorcyclist Who Died In Crash Identified As Concord Man
The 44-year-old motorcyclist was killed on Highway 4 near Pittsburg when he ran into the back of a truck.

Norovirus Outbreak Closes Concord Deli
The North Park Deli was closed Tuesday by Contra Costa environmental health officials.

Volunteers Count Contra Costa's Homeless
About 120 volunteers took part in the biennial homeless count conducted by Contra Costa Health Services Wednesday morning, visiting encampments around the county in a two-hour push. With a Patch video.

The Inauguration: Eric Mettner Was There
Concord resident turned his life around during President Obama's first term and won tickets to last week's inauguration

What Should Go Here? Clayton Valley Shopping Center
What would you like to see fill the vacancies at the Clayton Valley Shopping Center?

Super Bowl: What To Do If You Don't Watch The Game
With much of the East Bay distracted, it's a great opportunity for activities that normally would be overcrowded on a Sunday.

De La Salle Scores On All-State Football Team
Defenders Michael Hutchings and Austin Hooper receive honors from CalHiSports.

Domestic Violence Prevention Organization to Host Oscar Party Fundraiser
STAND! For Families Free of Violence will hold an Academy Awards benefit party on Feb. 24. at Brenden Theatres in Concord. Tickets are available now.

Why So Many Spare The Air Days? The Air District Responds
It's all about incomplete combustion and large particulates, says air district spokesman Ralph Borrmann.

Best Places To Watch Super Bowl?
Tell us: Where do you think people who enjoy a crowd in Concord, Clayton, Martinez and Pleasant Hill should watch the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII?

Boy Scouts Consider Policy Change on Gay Scouting
Update: National organization would leave it up to local groups to decide whether to accept gay Scouts and leaders; Moraga Scout's case helped focus issue.


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