A story in Monday's Local section about campaign contributions for West Contra Costa school board candidates incorrectly reported which candidates received support from Students for Education Reform.
New and elaborate permanent exhibits are now installed at the Big Break Regional Shoreline visitor center in Oakley, replacing the temporary exhibits that have been in place since the center opened in 2012.
West County Senior Activities: Halloween dinner at Albany center; free talk on "Good Nutrition for Seniors in El Cerrito
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Bag Oct. 17. At 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21, the movie will be "Transcendence"; $1.
Report on Central Coast refinery project that could bring crude oil trains through East Bay cities available for public review
Three masked robbers forced their way into an apartment Monday night, brandishing a gun at residents and stealing electronics, the Pleasant Hill police department said. The suspects were arrested within several hours when a GPS signal led police to a home in Hercules.
Everyone can participate in a coordinated emergency readiness drill being hosted by Berkeley and Albany from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18.
A 15-month contract extension for Rodeo-Hercules Fire Chief Charles Hanley, approved by a split vote of the fire district board is being challenged by some residents, including a Hercules councilman who calls it is a sweetheart deal for Hanley and a bad one for the public.
West County residents deserve a better school board. Three solid candidates with excellent credentials are seeking to restore fiscal discipline to a district current facing a federal investigation of its mammoth school construction bond program
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, the festival will feature all kinds of autumnal activities. Visitors can help to harvest the Indian corn and popcorn, then take some home to enjoy (bring your own bag).
As the Rodeo fire station reopens thanks to a federal grant, incumbent Manly Moulton largely agrees with the way the district and its chief operate today while another incumbent, Bill Prather, and two challengers, Teagan Clive and Ernie Wheeler, say the district needs to operate more efficiently; a third incumbent, Raemona Williams, did not respond to requests for an interview.
(Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area New Group Archives)
San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars
The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants.
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet
The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.