Police log: Lafayette/Orinda/Moraga -- Grand theft at Lafayette's Stanley Intermediate School

lafayette PoliceThe following excerpts were taken from the Lafayette police log:Sunday, aug. 10 grand theft: A grand theft was reported at Stanley Intermediate School. 
The following excerpts were taken from the Walnut Creek police log:Monday, aug. 4 burglary: A red Mazda was burglarized overnight while parked in the 1900 block of Trinity Avenue.  
 
An Antioch used car dealer and his wife -- suspected in what DMV officials say is the state's biggest car dealership odometer tampering case in memory -- have been hit with nearly 80 charges in Contra Costa County Superior Court.  
 
A man shot by Antioch police earlier this year has filed a lawsuit against the city for $2 million, claiming police used unnecessary force that left him with major injuries and trauma from the incident.  
 
One man was shot and critically wounded Thursday in Richmond, police said.  
 
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Gay marriages could begin in Va., barring delay

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes. 
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Marin man creates Internet dating site for marijuana smokers

At first glance, it would seem that Smokey and Kyle, two new members of 420singles.com -- a dating site for people who smoke marijuana created by a Mill Valley resident -- could be soul mates.  
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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
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Review: 'Sword Art Online' stumbles in latest chapter

'Hollow Fragment' carries on the series' story of a trapped anime hero and his friends and lovers; but glitches and complicated gameplay mar the experience.