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  1. Community briefs: Concord, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Martinez Sept. 22 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    The City of Concord is currently accepting applications from teens and young adulgs ages 13 to 21 who are interested in serving on the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Commission . The commission advises the City Council on matters related to public parks, open space, recreation, and youth programs.

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  2. Community briefs: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Sept. 22 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    For seasoned mystery readers, three novels by Daniel Silva will transport readers to world capitals as Israeli spy Gabriel Allon faces unsettled Holocaust issues. Readings for the six-week class include "The English Assassin," "The Confessor" and "A Death in Vienna."

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  3. Long-awaited Mount Umunhum opens to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Contra Costa Times

    A visitor hikes one of the new staircases after the opening ceremony for the new public space atop Mount Umunhum near San Jose, California, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.

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  4. Police reports: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Aug. 27-Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Suspicious vehicles: Suspicious vehicles were reported at 3:55 a.m. in the 1000 block of Carol Lane, at 1:10 p.m. on Mt. Diablo Boulevard at Golden Gate Way, at 6:41 p.m. on Laurel Drive at Deer Hill Road, and at 9:26 p.m. in the 1000 block of Carol Lane.

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  5. Investor heads to prison for rigging foreclosure auctions during recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Inside Bay Area

    A local real estate investor is going to prison for his role in a bid-rigging scheme that defrauded homeowners whose properties were foreclosed on during the height of the recession. Glenn Guillory, 61, of Windemere Diablo Realty in Walnut Creek, was sentenced in Northern California District Court to 18 months in prison, three years of supervised release and $20,000 in fines.

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  6. Volunteers gathering for largest coastal cleanup effort of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Contra Costa Times

    Delta residents and nature-lovers will be strolling the beaches, kayaking shorelines and wading through creeks for the upcoming 33rd Annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Sept.

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  7. Northgate High's principal: Secession would be 'a disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Contra Costa Times

    Supporters of a new Northgate Unified School District at a Contra Costa Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 30, 2017, in Pleasant Hill. Michael McAlister was early in his tenure as Northgate High principal when he first heard about the movement to cleave five schools - including his own - from the Mt.

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  8. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Rotary helps YoursHumanly serve underprivileged childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Inside Bay Area

    The Women of the Moose Lodge #2446 recently welcomed Concord City Councilwoman Carlyn Obringer, left, who shared the latest news of Concord events and issues with members, including Vicki Allen and Celeste McCullough. Tickets and sponsorships are available now for the annual Fall Prevention Pancake Breakfast fundraiser and Health Fair, presented by Meals on Wheels Senior Outreach Services, from 8:30-11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center.

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  9. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Leadership Council honors giving back to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The Hearing Loss Association of America recently awarded Ann Thomas, president of the organizationA a a s Diablo Chapter, with the Spirit of HLAA Award, as an outstanding leader and advocate for the hearing impaired. Now is the opportunity to become a Bedford Gallery docent and join other art lovers who find great rewards in learning about art and sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm with school children and adult visitors at four exciting art exhibitions throughout the year.

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  10. Concord councilman Leone to seek schools superintendent jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Leone has been involved in both public education and elected office for decades. He has 35 years of education experience, including as an administrator at California High School in San Ramon and at Deer Valley High School in Antioch, and director of student services in the Antioch Unified School District.

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  11. Japanese festival in Concord celebrates traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The meat and vegetables for kebabs that volunteers will barbecue in teriyaki sauce and serve to roughly 35,000 visitors at the Diablo Japanese American Club's Summer Festival in Concord is a small part of enormous preparations during the weeks prior to the annual two-day community celebration. The club's primary fundraiser is admission free and offers performances, exhibits and food from traditional and contemporary Japanese and Japanese American culture.

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  12. The protesters claim refining crude oil in Richmond will worsen air pollution.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The protesters, estimated by police to be at about two dozen or less, blocked all three gates to the terminal during a demonstration against the company's planned expansion of the Trans Mountain Tar Sands Pipeline in California, Richmond police spokesman Lt. Felix Tan said.

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  13. Twice Told Tales: Seventh-grader rescued pigeons; environmentalist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Motherless pigeons rescued, raised by Oakley 12-year-old: Peeper and Chester are getting the treatment from 12-year-old Jennifer Seaver. According to Seaver, Chester's mother was killed by a neighborhood cat and left homeless.

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  14. An economic hit: Report touts financial impact of Walnut Creek arts, cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Though a new report confirms the economic heft of the arts and cultural community in Walnut Creek, that the arts have meant more to the community than a fun night on the town, has been a familiar concept around here for decades. "When Dean Lesher put money in for the Lesher Center, he understood, and he knew what he was doing," said Loella Haskew, Walnut Creek's mayor.

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  15. Arts notes: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda July 21 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The final Summer Sounds Outside @ Lesher Center concert series is July 28, in the plaza at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, in Walnut Creek. The performance features Tumbledown House, which is in the process of releasing its third full-length studio album.

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  16. Pets and Wildlife: Bay Area adoptions, other events, July 19 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A dog named "Daisy" owned by Marcia Chavez, of San Lorenzo, is dressed as a daisy before the start of the Pooch Parade in Pleasanton, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. This year's parade will be held Aug. 2 at Lions Wayside Park.

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  17. Berkeley briefs: Medical group opens OB-GYN officeRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    A UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital-affiliated medical group announced it is opening new obstetrics-related offices in Berkeley and Walnut Creek. A new OB/GYN office in Berkeley will be at 3000 Colby St., Suite 301; new Obstetrics/Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine offices in Walnut Creek will be at 2970 Camino Diablo, Suite 210, according to a news release by the group, UCSF Benioff Children's Physicians OB/GYN.

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  18. Bay Area pet adoptions, other animal events, July 12 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    CC4C holds kitten and cat adoption events on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. at three locations: Pet Food Express, 3610 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, Pet Food Experess, 2158 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill, and Petco, 1301 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek.

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  19. Arts notes: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda July 14 and beyondRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The Walnut Creek Concert Band will perform its summer "pops" concert at 7:30 p.m. July 18, in the Hofmann Theatre in the Lesher Center, 1601 Civic Drive, in Walnut Creek. The band, under the direction of Harvey Benstein, will perform marches, musicals and a variety of light concert selections for the entire family.

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  20. Arts notes: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda July 7 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    "Red Happy House" by Jan St. Onge, is part of the Lamorinda Arts Alliance "Halcyon Days" show from July 11-Aug. 5, at Diablo Fine Art Gallery, 1535 Palos Verdes Mall, in Walnut Creek. Young Actos Studio Showcase, presented by Lareen Fender's The Ballet School featuring Youth Performers, will be at 6:30 p.m. July 7, in the Margaret Lesher Theatre, at the Lesher Center, 1601 Civic Drive, in Walnut Creek.

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