Antioch: Two hikers rescued at Black Diamond Mines

CHP Golden Gate Division Air Operations Unit conducted three rescues this weekend, including rescuing two women Sunday from a ledge at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch, officials said. 
Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at 9:03 p.m. Monday in the area of Sunset View Drive and Sunset View Court in Dublin.  
A 23-year-old Fairfield man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened Saturday in unincorporated San Pablo, a sheriff's spokesman said.  
Kyle Puckett, 26, and Dashawn Rico, 22, are each charged with two counts of murder with the special circumstance enhancements that the killings were committed during a robbery and that multiple people were killed.  
Union City Police Department
Two men who police say were involved in the shooting death of a man outside a bar on Friday have been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said Monday.  
Santa Clara County: Proposed 'unique' office for LGBT issues gains support

A choked and teary Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager won unanimous support Tuesday for a proposal clearly close to his heart: The creation of an Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Affairs to tackle problems specific to a population he called 'traditionally underserved.'
(Nhat V. Meyer)
Marijuana legalization in California: ACLU-Gavin Newsom panel releases road map on the issues

A Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy convened by the ACLU and headed by Lieutenant Govenor Gavin Newsom outlines what legalization would entail in California, and it's not simple. 
Pinball is cool again

A museum in Seattle is one of a handful across the country celebrating a pastime that seems to be in the midst of a revival: pinball. Full Story
(Glenn Koenig/Los Angeles Times)
Something eating Danville gardener's root vegetables

One family had gardened happily for more than 30 years, but now something is eating turnips and beets. Can this garden be saved? 
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Angelina Jolie inspires Nickelodeon crowd

'Maleficent’ actress tells kids being different is a good thing, and it’s OK to cause a little trouble.