Hercules: Teen suspected of bringing pot-laced cookies to school

A teenager was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly took chocolate chip cookies laced with marijuana to his school, police said. 
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. At 1:30 p.m. Feb. 3, there will be a movie; $1. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.  
 
Information from the meeting will help the school board set budget priorities for increased state spending on schools under LCFF, the school funding plan that took effect last year.  
 
The Feb. 14 event at Maple Hall in the San Pablo civic center on the eve of the enrollment deadline for people without coverage will include Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department staff members who will be available to answer questions related to Medi-Cal enrollment.  
 
The health care district must change its business model. It cannot afford to operate a full-service hospital. But by shifting to urgent care and preventative health services, it could still do a lot to save lives.  
 
A man wounded in a shooting in Crockett a week ago continued to recover Thursday, while authorities worked to establish a motive, a spokesman for the agency said Thursday.  
 
The panel, assembled by the San Francisco District Council of the Urban Land Institute has been touring Hercules and will present its recommendations at City Hall Friday; the public is invited  
 
School districts are required under state Prop. 39 to offer charters sites that are comparable to other schools within the district  
 
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. At 1:30 p.m. Jan. 27, the movie will be "The Judge"; $1. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.  
 
The district has about 370 seasonal full-time and part-time paid jobs available, ideal for students. Positions include lifeguards, recreation leaders, park workers and interpretive student aides.  
 
( Lisa Wrenn )
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