Rash of home burglaries hits Hercules
A rash of home burglaries has hit a Hercules neighborhood, police said Thursday.
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Bag Dec. 6. Health insurance counseling by HICAP 1-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.
Steve Duran, Hercules city manager since October 2011, is leaving before the end of his three-year contract to take the same position in Antioch
The display will be open for viewing from 5 to 10 p.m. daily from Dec. 14 to Dec. 26. Copies of the documentary "Sundar Shadi's Gifts," an affectionate look at the man who started the tradition that premiered in October, will be available for sale.
During a special meeting to address "school climate," trustees heard about existing programs to combat bullying, as well as complaints that more needs to be done. A transgender teen attacked at Hercules High last month said more support for students who are bullied is needed at the school.
Although the West Contra Costa school district has several programs in schools to help combat bullying, trustees learned during a special board meeting Monday that they are not doing enough.
The current city manager, Steve Duran, is leaving Hercules to take the top administrative position in Antioch
The program annually honors women who are considered leaders or change agents, or have otherwise "made a significant difference in the lives of those in their community."
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Great Dickens Christmas Fair: Kids, 19th-century London and no iPhones!
It's not just London -- it's London of 1865 during Christmastime, which gives the whole place an extra layer of magic. And even better -- they didn't have iPods or iPhones in 1865, so my kids stayed off their electronic devices for more than four hours. That has to qualify as a Christmas miracle.
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Simon Cowell rips Russell Brand
'X Factor’ judge says Brand should put his money where his mouth is after calling for revolution.