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Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Public Invited to Town Hall Meetings about Methamphetamine

March 27, 2007

Archived. This is an older press release from 2007 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


The second of three Town Hall meetings in different parts of the county to collect people's experiences about the methamphetamine problem in Contra Costa.


Each meeting is 7 - 9 p.m. The upcoming one is April 2 at the REACH Project, 1915 D Street in Antioch. The third is May 10 at Acalanes High School in Lafayette. The first was March 7 at Neighborhood House of North Richmond.


The April 2 meeting is hosted by County Supervisor Federal Glover and the REACH Project. The May 10 meeting is hosted by Supervisor Gayle Uilkema and the Center for Human Development. The March 7 meeting was hosted by Supervisor John Gioia and Neighborhood House.


The meetings are intended to add to information gathered by the Board's Methamphetamine Task Force. A confidential survey will be distributed and collected, which is available at online.


To get more information about the April 2 meeting, call Supervisor Federal Glover's office at 925-427-8138 or the REACH Project at 925-754-3673.

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