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Sex predator decried by Walnut Creek neighbors

Contra Costa Judge Patricia Scanlon heard arguments from both sides regarding Charles Christman's living situation in Walnut Creek and will rule on whether he can stay or must move in a couple weeks. 
( Doug Duran )
Warriors: Thompson has a concussion

The Warriors announced Friday that guard Klay Thompson officially has a concussion. 
( JANE TYSKA )
DA returns after rape allegations

In 2008, Contra Costa sex crimes prosecutor Michael Gressett was accused of raping a junior colleague in a scandal that rocked the department. The attorney will return to work for the District Attorney's Office on Monday and begin litigating cases once again, the department's top lawyer said Friday. 
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Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch. 
BUSINESS
Google reveals trump card to build new Mountain View headquarters

Even as Google earlier this month suffered what its real estate chief described as a 'significant blow' when the Mountain View City Council rejected much of its campus expansion plans because of a limit on new office space, the company's hidden political calculus was to hold yet another plan in the wings. 
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Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.