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  1. New talent rises at Diablo BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SFGate

    Diablo Ballet's Rosselyn Ramirez and Raymond Tilton in a photo of George Balanchine's "Apollo," performed at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek on Friday, February 5. Photo by BA1 2renger Zyla less Diablo Ballet's Rosselyn Ramirez and Raymond Tilton in a photo of George Balanchine's "Apollo," performed at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek on Friday, February 5. Photo by BA1 2renger Zyla Buoyed by an infusion of new talent, Diablo Ballet opened its 22nd repertory season with fresh energy on Friday evening, at Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek. If this program, titled "Precision and Balance," is an indication, the company seems to be on a noteworthy upswing.

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  2. Outdoors triple crowns aren't as easy as 1-2-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SFGate

    On trip to the San Mateo County coast, this bobcat surprised Troy Pittock, who reacted quickly to catch the cat in mid-snarl with a photo. The triple crown of bay fishing is to catch a salmon, striped bass and halibut in a single day.

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  3. Precision and Balance' at core of Diablo Ballet's new showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SFGate

    "Precision and Balance" is the theme of Diablo Ballet 's latest program, which opens at the intimate Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek this weekend. Even so, there's bound to be a certain swinging ease onstage when the company revives Tina Kay Bohnstedt's "My Way," a nostalgic tribute to the songs of Frank Sinatra .

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  4. A little learning dangerous for showgirl's sugar daddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SFGate

    Billie Dawn discovers her intelligence under the tutelage of journalist Paul Verrall in "Born Yesterday" at Center Rep Billie Dawn discovers her intelligence under the tutelage of journalist Paul Verrall in "Born Yesterday" at Center Rep A little learning can be a dangerous thing, but not so much for the ignorant showgirl receiving it as for the corrupt, wealthy junk dealer trying to improve his image by getting his brassy mistress "culturefied." Sharon Rietkerk steps into the shoes of Judy Holliday - and Melanie Griffith and Madeline Kahn , among so many others - as showgirl Billie Dawn in Center Repertory Company 's revival of Garson Kanin 's ever-popular 1946 comedy "Born Yesterday."

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  5. Bay Area is ready for its closeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | SFGate

    The Bay Area will be showcased something like Oz, the Emerald City, in the aerial videos that will be produced for Super Bowl 50. It rained hard again Sunday morning in the hills that look down on Levi's Stadium above the Santa Clara Valley. The recent pattern of rain-sun-clouds in two-to-four-day swings has created a radiance to the landscape not seen for years.

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  6. Super Bowl 50: Daily event/media guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | SFGate

    Chris Isaak, who played at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in 2014, will be the first performer at Super Bowl City. Chris Isaak, who played at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in 2014, will be the first performer at Super Bowl City.

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  7. Pianist's bottom line is music, not medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | SFGate

    Charlie Albright , a rising young pianist who's racked up some prestigious prizes and glowing reviews, was hedging his bets when he earned an economics degree in a premed program at Harvard University while simultaneously getting a master's degree in performance from the New England Conservatory of Music . He knew how tough it can be to make it in the music world, where some things are simply out of your control.

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  8. Orchestral music with a jazz flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | SFGate

    No sooner had jazz begun to spread widely throughout the culture than classical composers in both America and Europe started drawing on it for their own ends. The result was a sort of blurry hybrid, in which the musical ideas of the genre's inventors were bent, appropriated and reinterpreted in the context of classical concert music.

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  9. Bay Point woman hospitalized after being struck by vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | SFGate

    A 31-year-old Bay Point woman remained hospitalized Saturday after suffering a critical head injury when she was struck by a motorist as she crossed busy Willow Pass Road near Bay Point in Contra Costa County, officials said. The victim, Megan Beach, had just gotten out of a Tri-Delta bus at Willow Pass, east of Bella Vista Avenue, when the accident occurred at 12:50 p.m. Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  10. California water limits might be eased slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | SFGate

    A sprinkler waters a lawn on April 7, 2015 in Walnut Creek, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, EBMUD and water districts throughout the state are assisting customers with finding ways to reduce water use at their homes.

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  11. Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek has closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | SFGate

    Six months after the closure of its Berkeley brew pub , Pyramid Brewing has shuttered its Walnut Creek alehouse. The final day of operation for the 14-year-old establishment was this past Sunday .

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  12. Ike's Sandwiches coming to RockridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | SFGate

    The cult sandwich shop founded in San Francisco's Castro by Ike Shehadeh will continue it's East Bay expansion with plans to launch a new location in the heart of one of Oakland's premiere neighborhoods. The new Ike's will be squeezed in between two other popular fast-expanding Bay Area mini franchises-CREAM and Philz Coffee-at 6300 College Ave in Rockridge.

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  13. California Outdoors Hall of Fame to induct 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | SFGate

    Climbing Yosemite's El Capitan in record time wasn't enough for Hans Florine to get voted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame. Five years later, after Florine used his stature to help disabled athletes, children and families participate in the outdoors - as well as set a new speed record for El Cap and climbed the epic nose route for the 100th time - Florine was the top vote getter for this year's HOF class.

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  14. Bay Area serial bandit strikes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | SFGate

    Police are searching for this man, believed to be responsible for a string of armed robberies in Walnut Creek, San Leandro and Redwood City, the most recent of which occurred Wednesday night. Police are searching for this man, believed to be responsible for a string of armed robberies in Walnut Creek, San Leandro and Redwood City, the most recent of which occurred Wednesday night.

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  15. East Bay man nabbed in bizarre arson rampage on his wedding partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | SFGate

    Joshua Van Buskirk, 33, was charged with arson and child endangerment for a series of fires lit around Contra Costa County last month. Joshua Van Buskirk, 33, was charged with arson and child endangerment for a series of fires lit around Contra Costa County last month.

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  16. Feds release image of card skimming suspect at East Bay SafewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Federal investigators released surveillance images Monday of a man they say planted a "skimming" device at a Safeway store in Walnut Creek. The man removed the device inside his jacket and installed it into a checkout stand at the store at 710 Bancroft Road in September, according to U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement officials.

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  17. Credit card skimmers found at two Bay Area SafewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | SFGate

    Safeway encouraged customers to check their September and October bank statements for fraudulent activity, following the announcement of two card skimmers that were found locally. Safeway encouraged customers to check their September and October bank statements for fraudulent activity, following the announcement of two card skimmers that were found locally.

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  18. 4 killed, including 12-year-old boy, in small plane crash in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | SFGate

    Photo of destroyed airplane, with dead body under yellow tarp, bottom right, hwy.4 behind.. Small aircraft leaving Buchanan airport in Concord, crashes at hwy.

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  19. Bay Area athlete, 15, charged with felony over broken noseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | SFGate

    A 15-year-old Lafayette boy is facing felony assault and battery charges for allegedly striking an opponent and breaking his nose during a high school water polo game, an almost unprecedented case of bringing sports violence into the courts. Contra Costa County prosecutors filed the charges after concluding the underwater blow to the boy's face - captured on video from the stands and later handed over to police - was purposeful and crossed the line into criminal behavior.

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  20. Man and woman killed in fiery crash on I-680 in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | SFGate

    A 17-year-old girl was recovered safe after authorities said she was kidnapped at gunpoint Saturday evening in Martinez. Two men were arrested in the incident.

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