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  1. Hazmat Team Responds To Inadvertent Chemical Mixing At Orinda CcRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | SFGate

    A Contra Costa County hazardous materials team has responded this morning to the Orinda Country Club because of the inadvertent mixing of chemicals that has resulted in a strong bleach-like odor in the area, county health officials said. Officials with Contra Costa Health Services wrote on Twitter at 7:19 a.m. about the incident, which they say has not prompted the issuance of a health advisory for residents in the area.

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  2. Steve Yzerman stepping down as GM of NHL's Tampa Bay LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | SFGate

    Steve Yzerman announced Tuesday that he is resigning as general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning after building them into a perennial contender, handing the reins to longtime assistant Julien BriseBois just two days before training camp. Yzerman will move to a senior adviser role working under BriseBois and he said he was "100 percent committed" to the Lightning this season.

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  3. Supervisors Consider Options For West County Health BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | SFGate

    The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will take up whether to appoint a new West Contra Costa Healthcare District board of directors, or to appoint themselves as the health care district's new board. It's an important question now because of Senate Bill 522, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on July 18. The bill, introduced by Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, calls for dissolution of the existing elected West Contra Costa Healthcare District board of directors, effective Jan. 1. This is primarily a money-saving move.

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  4. Sabrina Ionescu named to U.S. women's basketball rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | SFGate

    The Miramonte-Orinda graduate who plays at Oregon has been named to head coach Dawn Staley's 18-player U.S. women's basketball team, which will convene for a three-week training camp before heading to the World Cup in Spain later this month. Rest, injuries, the WNBA playoffs and retirement have led to a fresh, younger look for the two-time defending Cup champions.

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  5. Aysan Celik (left) and Joseph Patrick O'Malley perform in "The War of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | SFGate

    Aysan Celik and Joseph Patrick O'Malley perform in "The War of the Roses." O'Malley makes Henry VI painfully ripe for overthrow with tremulous voice and owlish eyes.

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  6. a Bart train passes the Vaya housing project, a 178 unit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | SFGate

    A BART train passes the Vaya housing project, a 178 unit transit-oriented development slated to open this year in Walnut Creek, Calif. A bill to increase housing development near BART stations squeaked past the state Senate on Thursday.

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  7. Renowned comic actor Danny Scheie takes on one of theater's most notorious villains.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | SFGate

    In Cal Shakes' "The War of the Roses," Bay Area audiences get multiple opportunities to see well-known artists in unfamiliar contexts. First is Shakespeare himself.

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  8. Council To Talk About Possible Gun Storage RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | SFGate

    The Orinda City Council on Tuesday will discuss potential options for a future ordinance to regulate gun storage within the city. The Orinda discussion, which is also expected to touch on gun sales regulations, was prompted by a group of residents who asked the city to consider gun storage and sales ordinances after the neighboring town of Moraga approved an ordinance in February requiring owners of firearms to store them securely or use approved gun locks on them when they weren't being used.

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  9. Seven-vehicle crash near Caldecott Tunnel causes severe trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | SFGate

    Traffic bunches up on Highway 24 as it nears the Caldecott Tunnel in Orinda, Calif. on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

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  10. Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | SFGate

    Beach Blanket Babylon Steve Silver's effervescent revue of send-ups and showstoppers in which Snow White looks for love in an onslaught of pop-culture lampoons and fantastic hats. Ongoing.

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  11. All westbound lanes on Highway 24 in Orinda were blocked after a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | SFGate

    We've all probably seen something gross at one point or another while riding BART, but there actually isn't that much human waste inside of the cars. It's all in the station hallways and escalators .

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  12. Marsh Fire Near Clayton 100 Percent ContainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | SFGate

    The Marsh Fire, which destroyed one home and three outbuildings while burning 247 acres at the base of Mount Diablo east of Clayton in Contra Costa County, was declared 100 percent contained this afternoon, according to Cal Fire. All evacuation zones and road closures brought on by the fire, which was first reported July 25, have been lifted.

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  13. Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | SFGate

    Beach Blanket Babylon Steve Silver's effervescent revue of send-ups and showstoppers in which Snow White looks for love in an onslaught of pop-culture lampoons and fantastic hats. Ongoing.

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  14. Man Who Died In Crash Involving Fleeing Vehicle Identified,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | SFGate

    A man who died in a crash Saturday morning in Orinda involving a suspect vehicle that fled from police has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as 20-year-old Oakland resident Lawrence Martin. The case began at 9:02 a.m. Saturday when an Orinda police officer tried to pull over a Nissan Altima for vehicle code violations in the area of St. Stephens Drive and Tahos Road, sheriff's officials said.

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  15. Men accused of leading chase before deadly crash in OrindaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | SFGate

    A sheriff's chase ended early Saturday when the suspect vehicle crashed and caught fire. All westbound lanes of Highway 24 in Orinda were closed, authorities said.

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  16. Cal Shakes' - Everybody' is difficult for anybody to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | SFGate

    If you're a playwright, you give yourself a daunting obstacle when you seek to make a centuries-obsolete dramatic form work for contemporary audiences. The medieval morality play doesn't have an obvious analog for a time and place when we can't presume the audience's religious faith, let alone a universal, pre-Enlightenment Catholic one.

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  17. Sunday News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | SFGate

    One person was killed and another injured in a collision related to a police chase on state Highway 24 in Orinda Saturday morning that closed the highway for nearly six hours, law enforcement officials said. But as of 3:09 p.m. all lanes of westbound Highway 24 were open again.

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  18. Hwy 24 Reopens Following Deadly Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | SFGate

    One person was killed and another injured in a collision related to a police chase on state Highway 24 in Orinda this morning that closed the highway for nearly six hours, law enforcement officials said. But as of 3:09 p.m. all lanes of westbound Highway 24 were open again.

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  19. All Wbound Hwy 24 Lanes Still Closed In Fatal CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | SFGate

    All westbound lanes of Highway 24 are still closed after a police chase than ended with a fatal collision this morning on the freeway in Orinda, according to law enforcement officials. There is still no estimated time for reopening the lanes, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  20. One Killed, Another Injured In Hwy 24 Crash, Wbound Lanes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | SFGate

    One person was killed and another injured in a collision related to a police chase on Highway 24 in Orinda this morning, and all westbound lanes are still closed, law enforcement officials said. Westbound Highway 24 traffic is being diverted off the freeway at the Orinda exit.

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