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Brentwood's shade project to provide relief from the sun at five parks

Playgrounds and athletic areas among the targeted locations for new shade structures 
The following excerpts are from the Brentwood police logs July 9-20.Wednesday, July 9 THEFT -- Police received a report at 4:14 p.m. of a theft on Broderick Drive, where someone smashed a car window and stole $1,400 in cash.  
Animals available for adoption from Antioch Animal Services  
Carol Olson's senior column takes a look back at the way things used to be  
Miss Jane share her musical talents for children at Antioch bookstore once a month.  
Datelines: A variety of events in East Contra Costa  
Seoul. Tokyo. Hong Kong. Brentwood. Yes, Brentwood.Strong high-speed Internet, or broadband, is crucial for cities of all sizes to succeed. Good broadband can help attract entrepreneurs.  
ANTIOCHWalter Young to speak about gardening Walter Young, curator at the Ruth Bancroft Gardens, will talk about container gardening at the next meeting of the Antioch Riverview Garden Club at 7 p.  
East Contra Costa County theater, arts and other events  
To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.  
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
A summer escape to Stinson Beach

There are few California beaches as captivating as West Marin's Stinson Beach, where toddlers build sandcastles, boogie-boarders brave the waves and plovers dabble at the water's edge. 
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Orlando Bloom swings at Justin Bieber for dissing Miranda Kerr

Crowd at Spanish restaurant, which included Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton, applauded when singer left after actor tried to throw a punch.