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  1. Yes, people still play racquetball and the world's best are headed hereRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The 80s are infamous for the looming threat of global nuclear destruction, unbridled hedonism and bad fashion - remember shoulder pads and parachute pants? But the decade also ushered in a nationwide fitness boom. Jazzercise studios were filled and Jane Fonda's VHS tapes transformed living rooms across the country into private workout spaces.

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  2. Mt. Diablo school district to oppose Northgate secessionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Alisa MacCormac, left, and Linda Loza, both of Walnut Creek, greet Safeway customers and encourage them to sign a petition drive to split off and secede from Mt. Diablo Unified school district to form their own Northgate school district in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.

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  3. My Word: State water regulations could flush recycled water projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Inside Bay Area

    One significant takeaway from this drought is that investments in local, resilient water supplies are imperative to get through extended dry periods. In the most recent drought, customers have sacrificed and conserved.

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  4. Concord: Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Treat BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Medics responded Friday after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on a major commute road, a fire dispatcher confirmed. The vehicle hit the pedestrian just before 9 a.m. on Treat Boulevard and Arkell Road, about a block from Carondelet High School, according to the dispatcher from the Contra Costa Fire Protection District.

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  5. Architect Gehry, painter Hockney visit East Palo Alto schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Artist David Hockney talks to students about art at the Costa-o School & the San Francisco 49ers Academy in Esat Palo Alto, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 during a celebration of Costano's participation in the Turnaround Arts program, a White House initiative to use arts to jumpstart achievement in struggling schools. Artist David Hockney, who has "adopted" Costano through this program, taught students how to do art on an iPad, and encouraged students to participate in art.

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  6. Warriors ground-breaking in San Francisco is a slap in the face to many in Oakland, East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Inside Bay Area

    This isn't some dramatic protest of the move to San Francisco. This isn't a shot at the Warriors, per se, or knock on the ownership.

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  7. Contra Costa supervisors encouraged by economic reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    A new economic outlook report commissioned by the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors offered mostly good news but reflects enough uncertainty over the possible ramifications of a Donald Trump presidency and regional housing and transportation concerns to keep the elected leaders on their toes. The supervisors Monday saw a PowerPoint presentation from Christopher Thornberg, a founding partner of Los Angeles-based Beacon Economics, that provided some straightforward data on homebuilding, commercial activity, local and national jobs numbers and even foreign trade issues.

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  8. CHP: Antioch man suspected of DUI fatally shoots self after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Inside Bay Area

    A man suspected of drunk driving fatally shot himself after leading authorities on a pursuit on Highway 4 Thursday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers were investigating Ronald Sanders, 45, of Antioch, because he was suspected of driving under the influence around 11 p.m. in the area of Harbor Court and Harbor Street in Pittsburg.

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  9. Share the Spirit: How donors made a difference this holiday season for East Bay residents in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Marta Avina, left, and son Angel Diaz, 6-month-old, of Concord, listen as music therapist Nicole Patton, right, plays a guitar and sings during a music therapy class at the Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area in Danville, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. The Down Syndrome Connection provides services to empower, inspire and support people with Down syndrome, their families and communities.

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  10. National fraternity drops Nevada chapter after Concord teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Inside Bay Area

    A national fraternity has revoked the charter of its chapter at the University of Nevada, Reno, where campus officials probed suspected alcohol and marijuana use and topless dancers at an event where a college freshman fell down a stairway and died. Sigma Nu executive Brad Beacham said Thursday an investigation by the Lexington, Virginia-based fraternity found violations of alcohol and hazing policies relating to the October death of 18-year-old Ryan Abele of Concord.

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  11. Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: 'Dynamite' musical of Rosemary Clooney storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Inside Bay Area

    "Tenderly, the Rosemary Clooney Musical" chronicles Clooney's nervous breakdown with flashbacks to her rise to stardom and her subsequent re-emergence as a popular singer/actress. Rachel Robinson sensitively directs the show.

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  12. Concord police: Ex-dental assistant had nude photos, video of up to 70 unidentified kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Inside Bay Area

    It was revealed in the preliminary hearing of a former dental assistant accused of molesting girls under anesthesia that police found pictures on his phone depicting up to 70 still-unidentified kids in various stages of undress But authorities have found five girls, from second grade to middle school, who all told investigators similar stories about defendant Alejandro Tiznado Saro, 24. One girl identified as Jane Doe 1, who was elementary school-aged, told police that Saro touched her private parts on two occasions, while she was under the influence of laughing gas, according to police testimony. " was scared.

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  13. Rocketship files civil rights complaint against Mt. Diablo school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Rocketship Futuro Academy had a rocky start in Concord even before it opened in a temporary location at the Ayers Elementary school campus this school year. Now its parent organization is accusing the Mt.

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  14. Police logs: Concord, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Martinez Dec. 29-Jan. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Burglary: A Pittsburg man, 26, was arrested at 7:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Rockport Court on suspicion of burglary. Carjacking: At 11:15 a.m., a 38-year-old male transient and a 34-year-old Concord resident were arrested on suspicon of carjacking at Sixth Street and Wren Avenue.

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  15. Ildiko Scott's book pays tribute to her adopted country.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Inside Bay Area

    Examined closely, a person's life reveals a gamut of preposterous, profound, predictable and providential moments. But few experiences exhibit the dramatic range of the real-life story of Ildiko Scott.

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  16. Livermore police: Concord man shot after drug deal goes badRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Two men have been arrested and a third is being sought after a drug deal ended abruptly in a shooting this week, authorities said Thursday. Concord resident James Jewell, 28, was shot after he met up with three other men Tuesday night in a North Livermore parking lot, reportedly as part of a drug deal, authorities said.

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  17. In brief: Frosty & Friends at ice rinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Visitors to the 12th annual Walnut Creek on Ice can with Frosty & Friends and a variety of fantasy characters from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. Jan. 7. Skaters are invited to dress as their favorite fairy tale character. Special guest characters are courtesy of the Peter Pan Foundation.

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  18. Concord: DUI suspect booked after cyclist hit New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | Inside Bay Area

    A man driving in the downtown area is suspected of driving under the influence when he hit a bicyclist on New Year's Eve, police said. The male bicyclist went to John Muir Hospital in Concord after complaining of pain to his leg but was otherwise OK, according to Concord police spokesman Corp. Chris Blakely.

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  19. Concord: 74-year-old woman dies in solo-car crash FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Inside Bay Area

    A 74-year-old woman died following a solo-car crash Friday near the State Route 4 and Interstate 680 interchange near Concord, authorities said Saturday. California Highway Patrol officers responded just before 10 a.m. to a report of a solo-vehicle crash at the interchange, officers said.

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  20. Concord: Coroner identifies San Jose woman as Highway 4 crash victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Inside Bay Area

    The Contra Costa Coroner's Office has identified a San Jose woman in the fatal collision on Highway 4 Wednesday. Just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash in westbound traffic just east of Port Chicago Highway, with one person trapped inside, CHP Contra Costa said.

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