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Pleasanton: Library's Open Mic nights provide writers creative outlet
The Tri-Valley branch of the California Writers Club's monthly events give audiences to the established or aspiring alike.
City Manager Nelson Fialho is getting a 5 percent pay increase to boost his annual salary to $206,877, the City Council decided last week. Fialho also will get five additional vacation days annually, boosting his time off from four to five weeks a year under his contract amendment.
Attorneys for Danville and developer SummerHill Homes are asking the court to overturn a ruling last year by Contra Costa County Judge Steven Austin in favor of Save Open Space Danville -- a group of residents who sued to upend the development. The case goes to court Tuesday
Between El Niño and the drought, the East Bay's natural landscape is filled with oddities these days. Giant purple sea slugs are turning up on the shoreline, birds are migrating months earlier than usual and mammals appear to be few and far between. No place is better to observe these natural shifts than Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley. The park offers an ideal vantage point to see how climate change, water policy and natural fluctuations in the weather and currents affect our region.
San Francisco prosecutors Tuesday added a new weapons charge against a Mexican national accused of killing a 32-year-old woman at Pier 14 earlier this month in a case that has brought national interest to the city's immigration policies.
Through Aug. 2 Summer Reading Program -- The Children's Librarian has unveiled the reading incentive program theme of Destination Read. Children of all ages welcome.
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Review: 'Lost Dimension' finds ways to get you hooked.
With a story line that combines elements of 'Survivor' and 'Hunger Games' and some challenging and creative gameplay, 'Lost Dimension' is contrived but highly entertaining
Was Woody Allen the 'paternal' figure Soon-Yi Previn needed?
Director says in an interview that his two-decade marriage to Mia Farrow's adopted daughter works because she 'responded to someone who was paternal.'