San Ramon Valley schools leader Shelton to retire
Mary Shelton has been with district since 2012, will step down in June and move to Texas to be near family
The Concord City Council voted unanimously Thursday to release a report on an investigation of improper lobbying linked to the selection of a developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station. The full report will be available online Friday morning.
At least two East Bay Regional Parks employees are safe after they had locked themselves in an office because they heard a man yelling that somebody was trying to kill him Thursday afternoon, officials said.
A six-week SAT preparation workshop for college-bound teenagers is being offered by Richmond Public Library Teen Services to students in West Contra Costa. Participation in the 19th annual workshop can also be used to fulfill the college readiness requirement for the Richmond Promise Scholarship.
West Contra Costa schools trustees on Wednesday approved a new contract with its teachers union, in a deal that may not help with teacher recruitment as much as hoped and will require some program cuts to fulfill, according to a board member.
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade
The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7
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Lamar Odom joins Kardashians, Caitlyn Jenner at Kanye West's Yeezy show
Lamar Odom makes his first public appearance since drug overdose to join the Kardashians and Caitlyn Jenner at Kanye West's massive Yeezy Season 3 fashion show.