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Antioch coffee entrepreneur finds redemption in every cup
John Krause overcame the loss of his parents and a childhood spent mostly behind bars to become owner of Big House Beans coffee shop in Antioch. Krause employs ex-offenders and holds fundraisers for rehabilitation efforts and local organizations.
Master teacher Nancy Fierro will instruct selected local students who will perform at the Pittsburg event.
The 13th annual Brentwood Liberty Idol competition opens at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Friday at Liberty High School's Performing Art Center. Tickets at the door will be $8 for students and $10 for general public. Proceeds will go to ALS Association.
The survey, being held next Wednesday to Friday, is a requirement for requesting state and federal homeless services funding and results of the count are used to guide area government, service providers and advocates in addressing the needs of the population.
The Delta Science Center is seeking volunteers for its Trout in the Classroom program, which will be presented in 12 classrooms across East Contra Costa County.
Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite
Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo.
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Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments
“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.