Foster a Dream's work to change realities with 'Get Set Camp'

Businesses take part in program to show foster youths snapshots of the working world 
Contra Costa Civic Theatre in El Cerrito holding singalong version of "The Sound of Music" on July 5  
Robert Minor, 51, a juvenile corrections officer in San Francisco, has been charged with a felony count of possessing a controlled substance with a firearm after allegedly leaving a fanny pack containing cocaine and a loaded handgun in his hotel room, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said.  
The district, along with hundreds of others statewide, has been formulating and revising plans to spend money from the state's Local Control Funding Formula using feedback from parents, teachers and other stakeholder groups. In one ongoing example, the school board heard about the district's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics model under the leadership of Senior Director Phil Gonsalves that has recently drawn the attention of the White House.  
Parts of the East Bay might be roasting in the summer heat, but that shouldn't stop residents from enjoying the outdoors. The East Bay Regional Park District offers 40 miles of breezy shorelines, 10 lakes, and dozens of cool, shady trails throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties.  
Report found that the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District Board of Directors approved a contract for its chief in violation of the Brown Act and without adequate review.  
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. At 1:30 p.m. June 30, the movie will be "Gotta Dance"; $1. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.  
Events are planned in Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Hercules, Richmond and San Pablo  
Police were looking Thursday for two men who made off with at least two packages of hamburger meat they allegedly shoplifted from a Lucky store on Sycamore Avenue on Tuesday.  
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Bag June 19. At 1:30 p.m. June 23, the movie will be "The Wedding Ringer"; $1.  
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast.