Concord: Veterans invitational softball tourney a time for families, camaraderie

Veterans tourney a chance to get together, enjoy family time 
Helping handsHundreds of volunteers -- like Jack Linchey, 16, above, who stacks boxed pasta, and Susan Pauly, left, sorting desserts -- came together Nov.  
Holiday luncheon Grace Episcopal Church holiday luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 1. St. Christopher's Guild Country Kitchen, homemade treats, white elephant items.  
Cities hold tree lightings, Santa visits, holiday activities  
Scrooge re-imagined as leader of Bay Area oil, bank consortium  
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as theater companies ready their holiday fare for local audiences.Lafayette's Town Hall Theatre starts things off with everyone's favorite 6-foot-plus rabbit "Harvey.  
Public charter schools are schools of choice allowing parents to determine what's in the best interest of their child. Throughout California, parents and community members are leading the effort to recognize school choice as an important factor in transforming the future of our public education  
"We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love. -- Mother TeresaI don't know about you, but I get a handful of "junk mail" everyday asking for money or trying to get me to buy gadgets that invariably end up in the garage.  
ClaytonCity Council: 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Hoyer Hall of Clayton Community Library, 6125 Clayton Road. 925-673-3700. ConcordCity Council: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.  
Visit with Santa and enjoy hot apple cider, holiday treats and barbecue with your donation to Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services.The event is planned from 5 to 8 p.  
( Evan Agostini )
Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?