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  1. Pleasant Hill: Proposed permits could allow police chief to close...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    A proposed police permit for massage parlors would give the police chief broad power to close businesses where employees allegedly have engaged in prostitution. Since October 2013, Pleasant Hill police have conducted 41 undercover investigations at 16 massage establishments and arrested nine people on suspicion of prostitution, according to the City Attorney Janet Coleson.

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  2. Pleasant Hill: Proposed permits could allow police chief to close...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Inside Bay Area

    A proposed police permit for massage parlors would give the police chief broad power to close businesses where employees allegedly have engaged in prostitution. Since October 2013, Pleasant Hill police have conducted 41 undercover investigations at 16 massage establishments and arrested nine people on suspicion of prostitution, according to the City Attorney Janet Coleson.

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  3. UC Berkeley police release names of suspects in Grizzly Peak carjacking, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Inside Bay Area

    UC Berkeley police have released the identities of Concord residents suspected of robbing, kidnapping and carjacking two people in the pre-dawn hours of Thanksgiving. According to a campus alert sent by police Wednesday, officers arrested Jose Aliva and Brenton Holtzclaw, both 18, and a 17-year-old boy, whose name was not released, in the Nov. 27 attack at a dirt turnout along Grizzly Peak Boulevard.

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  4. Curtain calls: Martin's finely nuanced production of 'Our Town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Inside Bay Area

    A staple of high school and college theater departments, Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" can often be a bit too "precious" for me. Not so with Shotgun Players' inspiring production currently playing through Jan. 25 at The Ashby Stage, 1901 Ashby Ave. in Berkeley.

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  5. Pleasant Hill/Martinez What's Happening: NorCal Prep Clinic registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    NorCal Prep Clinic -- Registration open for two-day clinic for boys and girls, grades 3-8. Jan. 10 and Jan. 17 from 4:00-6 p.m. at NorCal Courts, 360 Ferry St., Martinez.

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  6. Concord developing safe routes for cyclists, pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Inside Bay Area

    A divided City Council rejected calls to appoint more residents to a five-member committee that will help craft a plan for a citywide network of safe bicycle and pedestrian routes. The goals of the citywide bicycle and pedestrian master plan include improving access for cyclists and walkers to the Pleasant Hill, North Concord/Martinez and Concord BART stations; guiding investment in bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure; improving connections between the regional trails network and downtown; and ensuring safe access to schools, regional transit lines, downtown and other areas of the city.

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  7. Lamorinda What's Happening: Orinda Aquatics Pre-Season Program registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Orinda Aquatics Pre-Season Program -- Registration open for boys and girls, grades 9-12. Runs through Feb. 6 at Soda Aquatic Center at Campolindo High School.

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  8. Pleasant Hill seniors appreciate the spirit of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Leonard Peterson, a 76-year-old former trucker, laughs like a young boy when discussing the best Christmas present he ever received as a kid. "A little red wagon," he said.

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  9. Walnut Creek: 'Muslim Journeys' an enlightening, if sometimes bumpy, tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Inside Bay Area

    That's the discovery Contra Costa County Library assistant Jeff Gibson and several other Bay Area residents made during a five-part community reading and scholar-led discussion series, "Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys," held at the Walnut Creek Library. Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association, the Walnut Creek series ended Dec. 3 and examined American stories in five books that told the history of Muslims in America.

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  10. Walnut Creek News Briefs -- Police to crack down on drunk drivers;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Walnut Creek Police are issuing a warning to all drivers. The department is aiming to reduce the number of DUI drivers during this holiday season, according to a nixle alert the department sent out this week.

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  11. After years of decline, Concord Pavilion roars backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Inside Bay Area

    A year ago, city leaders left management of the tarnished Concord Pavilion in the hands of Live Nation with the caveat -- enshrined in a rigorous new contract -- that the promoter restore the venue's luster. Chastened, Live Nation responded with a robust season that doubled the number of shows from the previous year, drew more than 160,000 fans and delivered a diverse lineup spanning adult contemporary, R&B, country and alternative rock.

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  12. Alamo tree preservation rethought after removalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Inside Bay Area

    When Steven Meyers learned that a majestic 16-foot, 400 year-old valley oak down the street from him was slated for destruction, he begged for a second opinion. To his eyes, "the stump showed no signs of rot ... the heart of the tree was solid and clear," the lifelong tree lover wrote to the Alamo Municipal Advisory Board, which reports to the Contra Costa County board of supervisors."

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  13. Pleasant Hill police report: Argument over parking spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Loss was $3,000. suspended license -- An individual was cited at 8:21 a.mm. at Lorenzo and Wendy drives on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

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  14. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, in the council chamber of the City Hall, 100 Gregory Lane. Meetings are broadcast at 7:30 p.m. the Wednesday following the meeting on Comcast Channel 28, Astound Channel 29 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99. Meetings can also be viewed on the city's website at www.pleasant-hill.net by clicking on "Media Center."

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  15. 1950 Buick Super convertible had a bucktooth grille, but only for that year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Inside Bay Area

    It isn't difficult to figure out the basis for that name. The grille is made up of nine slightly different perpendicular pieces that attach to the front bumper, resulting in a bucktooth look.

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  16. Share the Spirit: Las Trampas offers adults with disabilities a place to belongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Michael De Trane, 24, of Moraga, tells a volunteer from Sanctuary Ministries Judith Blankenship, of Antioch, what foods he likes as she carries his plate for him at a holiday potluck held at Las Trampas in Lafayette, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Las Trampas manages five residential homes for those with significant developmental disabilities.

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  17. Two San Francisco police officers convicted in corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Two San Francisco police officers who live in Contra Costa County have been convicted of charges stemming from allegations they stole money and property from suspects. A federal jury found Officer Edmond Robles, 46, of Danville guilty Friday of five felony charges, including theft of more than $5,000 worth of property from a federally funded program.

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  18. Concord: Chevron closing office, relocating 800 employees to San RamonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Chevron plans to close its Diamond Boulevard facility and move its hundreds of employees to the company's San Ramon headquarters by early 2016. Chevron, which has been in Concord since the late 1960s, will transfer 800 employees in its finance and information technology departments to San Ramon.

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  19. Lamorinda What's Happening: Walnut Creek Elks Free Throw ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Walnut Creek Elks Free Throw Contest -- Registration open for 43rd annual Walnut Creek Elks Free Throw Competition for boys and girls, ages 8-13. Dec. 7 from 8:30-11 a.m. at De La Salle High School, 1130 Winton Dr., Concord.

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  20. Contra Costa: Quilting group makes items for hospice, hospitals, nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Inside Bay Area

    The name, their instructor Eadie McDougald explains, is also reflective of their group dynamic, as the participants relish the camaraderie and social outlet at their weekly gathering at the Pleasant Hill Education Center. "We're a scrappy group.

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