( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Brentwood skaters bring home the gold

Couple is crowend champions in their individual seniors division at Nebraska nationals. 
More than 600 books will be donated to orphans in Burgess Hu's name  
 
Animals available for adoption from Antioch Animal Services  
 
The following are excerpts from the Oakley Police log.Tuesday, Sept. 16 GRAND THEFT -- Officers responded the report of grand theft at 11:33 a.m. in the 400 block of Acacia Avenue.  
 
The following excerpts are from the Antioch police logs.Sunday, SEPT. 14 robbery -- A robbery was reported in the 1100 block of East 18th Street. Two males armed with a gun allegedly took a cell phone and money from a victim at 1:29 a.  
 
The following excerpts are from the Brentwood police logs.Sunday, Aug. 31 Burglary -- A residence was reported burglarized at 7:45 p.m. on Revenna Way.  
 
Vehicle thefts, assaults and burglaries among excerpts for the week  
 
East County public meetings  
 
Property tax increases recover lost revenueDear Editor: I was heartened to see in the latest large jump in our property tax assessment that some East Contra Costa County properties are now assessed at all-time highs.