Gun-toting man accused of terrorizing people at two homes near Danville

The Contra Costa Sheriff's Office said Friday that it's holding Harry Alexander, of unincorporated Danville, in County Jail on suspicion of attempted homicide, domestic violence, criminal threats, battery and brandishing a firearm.  
Man threatened to kill occupants of one house before entering another residence and making threats there  
Doug Duran
The Livermore-Amador Symphony will offer a free family concert Dec. 5 just before their season opener.  
Residents learn that county, town are in charge of maintaining some creeks and banks but that some property owners share responsibility.  
courtesy of Melissa Wright
"4-H is an amazing organization where the kids learn public speaking, leadership and record keeping; they also perform a ton of community service," said Melissa Wright, who leads the poultry project while her husband leads archery for Pleasanton's Abbie 4-H chapter.  
Martha Stewart makes it all sound so easy. I wish she could join us this year so she can see how much better she has made our lives. But if she shows up without RSVP-ing, brings day-old doughnuts, or complains about the cat on the table, she'll find herself at the kids' table, outside, on the driveway, with the rest of the relatives.  
Courtesy of Robert Sholty
Morgan Breedveld, 26, a San Francisco-based actress and Livermore native, wrapped her role as Lucy Harris in "Jekyll & Hyde" at the Bankhead Theater on Nov. 8.  
G. Subramonian/Valley Humane Soc
Valley Humane SocietyPrepare to be blown away by Bubbles, a friendly, 1-year-old dachshund-mix with the perfect combination of gentleness and energy. Bubbles loves going on walks and enjoys playing fetch.  
And as we gather together, let's not forget all for which we are thankful on this special American holiday, which began so many years ago when the pilgrims and Native Americans gathered together to celebrate their harvest and new beginnings.  
Jenna Bloom, Tim Chrisman, Kellie Hughes, Effie Jia, Tanya Kapur, Yoonhee Kim, Megan McCandless, Ryan Silvas and Brooke Starn are stars of the week  
(Colin Young-Wolff)
Gwyneth Paltrow sings on new Coldplay record

Coldplay singer Chris Martin suggested ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow sing some lyrics she wrote for their new single “Everglow.”