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Down-home dining on the Bay Point waterfront

Algerian native finds success with affordable home-style cafe 
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BART President Joel Keller recently asked the College District to discuss moving the proposed new Brentwood Center (now on Sand Creek Road at Brentwood Boulevard) to a site near the planned Mokelumne Trail eBART station near Sand Creek Road and Highway 4 rather than at the Trilogy resort/retirement community near Marsh Creek Road. Would you or your children prefer the eBART or Trilogy location for classes?  
Seniors grew up during much better days when people showed more respect for one another  
Rice, McDonald are common felonsDear Editor:It is absolutely appalling that Ray Rice and Ray McDonald were not treated as the common felons that they are.  
Defendant pleads no contest to nine felony counts, including voluntary manslaughter, and two enhancements related not only to the death of his infant son but also to child abuse against another of his three boys and against the children's mother  
ANTIOCH -- The Antioch High football team pulled away from Santa Rosa in the second half and earned a 32-18 win on Friday improve to 3-0 this season. Antioch had a 12-0 lead at halftime, but capitalized on a Santa Rosa fumble as Najee Harris's touchdown run gave his team a 20-0 lead with 10:50 left  
City leaders must continue tightly controlling spending to avoid another financial crisis. That's why we endorse school board Trustee Diane Gibson-Gray and real estate agent Lori Ogorchock for City Council in the Nov. 4 election. They understand, and talk honestly about, the need for fiscal restraint  
Nick Castle, a UC Berkeley graduate, was a Peace Corps volunteer teaching in China when he became ill and died weeks later in February 2013.  
Linkin Park gets back to hard-rock roots

The band drops its electronic sound for a heavier release with 'The Hunting Party,' and comes to Concord Pavilion with 30 Seconds to Mars and AFI on Sept. 19