Contra Costa County Fair offers paradise of fun

From hands-on sealife encounters to heavy metal bands, Antioch fair offers something for everyone. 
East Bay events for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25  
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Many farmers say warm weather conditions are to blame for smaller crops, but that 2015 was better than previous years have been.  
Harris Ranch said the salt -- that was mistaken for glass -- got into the meat after it was purchased.  
What was thought to be a case of "stranger danger" Thursday morning at Liberty High School was actually just a confused man who had wandered onto the campus, police said.  
Expanded services means nonprofit can serve the greater needs it is seeing these days in East Contra Costa  
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Local Helping Hands volunteers help prepare grounds for Contra Costa Fair, add landsaping to parks and more.  
Join us for a video demonstration of setting up an irrigation system in the drought.  
Antioch Animal Shelter
Julia is a spayed, brown terrier mix. The 1-year-old spayed dog's adoption number is A115823.Sly is a 3-year-old brown and orange spotted Bengal cat. The cat's adoption number is A115767.  
Franklin Dell, 82, served on the board for 12 years and says he wasn't required by law to step down but didn't want his residency to become a public issue.  
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Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.