Oakley leaders propose banning large marijuana grows once again

In early December, the Oakley City Council will vote on a new measure that would restrict the size and location of outdoor marijuana cultivation.  
Mimi Kessler
Trees available for purchase or to donate to needy families.  
For many years, the Feed the Need Christmas Party reached out to Antioch's homeless during the holiday season. But the event was suspended in 2010 due to the organizer's poor health. Now, Bob Andrade and his wife, Charla, are working to get the party rolling again.  
John Burgess
The Antioch City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban on the cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes, preventing users from obtaining a state license that would allow them to produce their own supply.  
Thousands attend Brentwood lighted parade  
A 61-year-old woman was jumped and attacked by three men during a robbery attempt outside of an elder care home Tuesday morning.  
Judy Prieve
Teen Theater to begin rehearsals for 'Disney's Aladdin Jr.'BRENTWOOD -- Brentwood Teen Theater will soon begin its next musical for actors ages 10 to 19.  
Antioch Animal Shelter
Batman is a black boxer mix. The 1-year-old male dog's adoption number is A117743.Rascal is an 8-year-old domestic brown-haired tabby. The neutered male cat's adoption number is A118318.  
Fernando Navarro, 44, says he'll be coming in with the desire to get back to basics, but without an ego  
Merged First Congregational and Community Presbyterian churches serve hot meals on Saturdays in Pittsburg.  
( Evan Agostini )
Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?