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Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
It's been a year of accomplishment for the town -- the implementation of pavement repair funded by Measure K and various major community repair, renovation, administrative and partnership accomplishments -- and Mayor Dave Trotter was more than happy to point them out.
The holidays are upon us. December at your farmers markets offers a few winter surprises to add to your festive holiday table.
Lafayette police Sgt. Dan Nugent, right photo, gives instructions to Contra Costa County firefighters during an active-shooter training exercise at Acalanes High School in Lafayette on Nov. 27. The firefighters joined about 35 police officers from Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Walnut Creek and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office in the training, ... (more)
As you plan your weekend here are some of the events in the Lamorinda area happening from Thursday afternoon to Saturday evening.
Jeff Koren is a quiet, private person. He doesn't like to talk about himself. He politely turns down requests to have his photo taken.
In Orinda, anger, frustration and a sudden influx of stranded BART riders caused what some are calling 90 minutes of madness.
At least nine people were taken to the hospital Wednesday after a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel, officials said.
After a train broke and got stuck in the Berkeley Hills tunnel, BART told its long-suffering passengers to "seek other means of transportation" Wednesday morning.
A 64-year-old man filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing an off-duty Concord police officer of using excessive force during an apparent road-rage incident on Highway 24. The suit, filed by Walther Weiland in an Oakland federal court, says Officer Kevin Mansourian intentionally rammed into Weiland's car, broke his arm and bruised his ribs on Feb.
It's the holiday season -- words guaranteed to send tremors through even the most organized planners on the planet.
She's adjusting well to her new home after the Concord resident adopted her last month from the Martinez Animal Shelter.
If you drive on Alhambra Valley Road between Orinda and Martinez, the bucolic scenery is disrupted practically every quarter mile by piles of trash.
The idea started with a visit to Japantown in San Francisco. Amy Bower took her two daughters to that part of the city a number of years ago along with some foreign exchange students from Japan.
Freeze Warning for Contra Costa County was issued at December 06 at 1:12PM PST