Alamo: Boy runs teddy bear charity
The CHP uses the stuffed animals to comfort small kids at accident scenes.
Tri-Valley Around the Horn: Amador Valley's Tommy Yozzo makes school history at CIF wrestling championships
San Ramon Valley edges Palo Alto The San Ramon Valley baseball team is off to a 2-1 start this season. The Wolves improved to 2-0 with a 4-3 win over Palo Alto on March 7, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning, then lost 5-3 to Serra-San Mateo on March 8.
Bowling: Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl results
Earl Anthony's Dublin Bowl Bowling ScoresBowlers of the Month: Kim Martini of the Leprechauns' league shot a 595 set; 111 pins over his 161 average. Nick Cadile of the Lucky Strikers shot a 751 set to lead the men this week.
Monte Vista High girls basketball team falls in North Coast Section semifinals
Doug Duran/StaffMustangs advance in postseasonAmanda Daily, left, of the Monte Vista High girls basketball team passes the ball past Deer Valley's Daizah Pounds in the second quarter of the North Coast Section Division I semifinals on March 5.
Monte Vista gets defensive in capturing NCS Division I title
The Monte Vista High boys basketball team turned in a stellar defensive effort in the North Coast Section Division I title game against Freedom
East Bay Assemblywoman partners with attorney general on truancy bill
Bill introduced by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan would address chronic school truancy by requiring every county office of education to have a Student Attendance Review Board to support local districts. Currently, such review boards are voluntary.
Monte Vista stifles Freedom, wins NCS Division I title
With a 57-41 win over Freedom on Friday at Saint Mary's College, the Monte Vista High boys basketball team earned its third section crown and first since 2009
Village Theatre Art Gallery program invites young artists to make fabric quilt mosaic projects
Village Theatre Art Gallery will be offering a Young@Art program for children, as part of its current exhibition, ARTful Women. Kids will be given an opportunity to learn about contemporary fabric art practices by making a fabric quilt mosaic with local mosaic instructor Jean Cernigoj.
Alamo: Woman, 69, struck and killed by minivan
A 69-year-old woman was fatally injured when she was struck by a car while crossing a poorly-lit road outside of the crosswalk Tuesday evening, officials said.
Around Alamo: Women's Club also bestowing scholarships
Greetings! In my last column, there was a mention of the American Association of University Women and scholarship information, and there will be more on that local group later in today's column.
( Dan Honda )
Review: Kanishka's, a neo-Indian gastropub, opens in Walnut Creek
Executive chef Paramita Roy debuts small plates with Bengali flair at Kanishka's in Walnut Creek. Can we get those masala Kennebec fries to go?
(Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
President Obama trades barbs with Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns'
Obama rips the third “The Hangover” film, while Galifianakis calls the president a nerd.