( RAY CHAVEZ )
West Contra Costa hospital's legacy of service remembered as closure nears

Tuesday's planned closing of Doctors Medical Center will mark the final blow after years of financial struggles, punctuated with last-minute, stopgap funding infusions, and a downsizing that saw the elimination of several units over the past two decades.  
Danville seminar hosted by nonprofit veterans real estate advocates.  
 
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital.  
 
A question looms over Senate Bill 277, the most contentious legislative battle in Sacramento this year: Does one student's right to an education trump another student's right to stay healthy?  
 
Broken bolts, water, demolition and rising testing costs dominate the list of issues plaguing the new Bay Bridge.