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  1. On Tap: 'Gigi' continues in Brentwood at Allan E. Jones CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The Liberty High School Playmakers will present Lerner and Loewe's "Gigi" weekends through March 5 at the Allan E. Jones Performing Arts Center, 850 Second St. "Gigi" is based on the novella "Gigi"and the 1958 hit musical film of the same name. The story centers on Gigi, a free-spirited teenager living in Paris at the turn of the 20th century.

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  2. Contra Costa County: Crash on Vasco Road, 1 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Police arrested a person after a crash Tuesday morning involving at least two cars on a heavily used road in unincorporated Brentwood, according to the California Highway Patrol. At least one person was treated for a complaint of pain after the 10:54 a.m. wreck on Vasco Road at Camino Diablo, CHP Officer Ron Simmons said.

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  3. Brentwood: Motorcyclist injured in crash with MercedesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A Discovery Bay man on a motorcycle suffered major injuries but was expected to survive after being involved in a crash with a car early Sunday, police said. Police were investigating how the 35-year-old motorcyclist atop a Harley-Davidson collided with a Mercedes C230 around 3:55 a.m. on Balfour Road near Clearview Drive, Brentwood police Lt.

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  4. School Bell: Pittsburg and Oakley high schools participate in county's annual Academic Decathlon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Directed by the County Office of Education, with community volunteer help, the event featured individuals and teams competing in a series of 10 academic tests and demos. Subjects included art, economics, literature, mathematics, music, science, social science, essay, interview and speech , in addition to the popular "SuperQuiz," a "Jeopardy"-style team contest.

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  5. Amanda Dove honored as Citizen of the Year in Discovery BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    There was time in 1997 when on a whim she and her husband, Bryan, ventured to Discovery Bay to watch the Lighted Boat Parade -- and instantly fell in love with the community and its spirit. "That's how we wanted to live; we wanted to live an active lifestyle now rather than wait till retirement," she says.

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  6. On Tap: 'Emperor's New Clothes' plays Antioch; 'Gigi' in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    El Campanil Children's Theatre will present "The Emperor's New Clothes" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at the theater at 602 W. Second St. Based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen, the play was adapted by Karen Boettcher-Tate. As the story goes, the kingdom of Glump has been taxed to abstraction ever since their emperor became a pampered clothes horse with a lack of taste.

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  7. Antioch council votes to move upscale housing project forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A proposal to build 641 upscale homes in southeast Antioch has all but received the green light now that the city has nixed plans to use the land for business parks. The Antioch City Council recently approved a handful of resolutions and ordinances that represent the next-to-last step the project's developers must take before breaking ground on the gated community known as Vineyards at Sand Creek.

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  8. French bakery opens second location at Streets of BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Sam Schneiderman, 14, of Antiioch, points to a pastry while hanging with friends at Dore French Bakery and Cafe at the Streets of Brentwood in Brentwood, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. Primjai Pantuyakorn and her husband Thierry Chea opened the bakery on December 14th of last year.

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  9. Antioch Lapidary Club members polish their craft in anticipation of showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    As he polished a piece of Woodward Ranch plume agate, Paul Black explained how Mount Diablo was formed by lava squirting "like toothpaste" through layers of rock. He was yelling.

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  10. Antioch council votes to move upscale housing project forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A proposal to build 641 upscale homes in southeast Antioch has all but received the green light now that the city has nixed plans to use the land for business parks. The Antioch City Council recently approved a handful of resolutions and ordinances that represent the next-to-last step the project's developers must take before breaking ground on the gated community known as Vineyards at Sand Creek.

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  11. Police surveillance: License plate readers coming to BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The city is moving forward with a plan to install 18 license plate readers around town to take pictures of passing cars and store data that the city police will own. The City Council this week unanimously passed a measure to implement a license plate reader pilot program, which police hope to expand after a year.

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  12. Brentwood Councilman Steve Barr joins race for county supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The already crowded race to win outgoing Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho's seat just attracted its sixth candidate. Brentwood Councilman Steve Barr announced Wednesday afternoon that he was throwing his name in the hat to be the next East Contra Costa Supervisor.

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  13. Gary Peterson: Time to begin another fun writing runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Hang on, it's coming back to me. The sports thing, right? That was a fun run, with me writing columns until I was all talked out , and you reading along .

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  14. Brentwood mayor says despite rumors, he won't be running for supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Mayor Bob Taylor has spent the past couple weeks hearing a rumor about his pending candidacy for outgoing Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho's seat, but there's one problem: It isn't true. Over the past few days, Taylor has reached out to East Contra Costa media to make it clear that he's not running for supervisor, and plans to formally announce his re-election campaign for mayor this spring.

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  15. School Bell: Pittsburg's LMC named one of nation's top community collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Los Medanos College was recently named one of the nation's top 150 community campuses and now eligible for the 2017 Aspen Prize for excellence. According to the news release, LMC president Bob Kratochvil said: "It is an incredible honor to be nationally recognized by the Aspen Institute.

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  16. On Tap: 'Aladdin Jr.' musical on tap in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. There also will be a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday.

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  17. Brentwood honors Lumpy's late founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Jeremy "Lumpy" Sturgill, founder of Lumpy's Diner, once literally gave the coat off his back to a person in need. When he died of a heart attack last summer, thousands grieved around Contra Costa County.

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  18. Antioch: Marijuana delivery boy robbed of $8,000 worth of weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A marijuana dispensary delivery driver was called out to provide a small quantity of marijuana, but when he arrived he was greeted by two armed robbers who made off with $8,000 worth of marijuana products, police said. The incident occurred during the afternoon hours of Jan. 29, when an unidentified person called a medical marijuana dispensary delivery service in Pleasant Hill and asked for one one-eighth ounce of marijuana, along with some edible marijuana products to be delivered to a home on Magnolia Way, police said.

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  19. Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Shortly after 8 a.m. Monday, a caravan of District Attorney investigators drove up to a two-story, stucco suburban home, arriving so quietly that hardly any neighbors noticed. Some donned bulletproof vests, but those probably weren't needed; their suspect was a 63-year-old grandmother, led out of the house into a police car.

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  20. What's Happening: Blakenship Bulls winter training and spring tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email [email protected] to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.

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