Port Costa: Art, crafts and barbecue on tap this weekend

The Port Costa Art Show, Barbecue and Craft Fair will fill the grounds and interior of the landmark school with arts, crafts and food from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21 (art gallery only the second day).  
This year's California Coastal Cleanup will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and the East Bay Regional Park District will do its part. It's a great family activity -- an opportunity to show your kids the importance of maintaining and protecting the environment.  
 
The volunteer event, held as part of the 30th International Shoreline Cleanup, takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20. More than 375 tons of debris were removed from California waterways by volunteers last year, and organizers hope to make an even bigger mark this year.  
 
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Bag Sept. 19. At 1:30 p.m. Sept. 23, the movie will be "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"; $1.  
 
Firefighters in Hercules had to extricate a 60-year-old Pleasant Hill man from his Toyota SUV and carry him about 100 feet up an embankment for transport by helicopter to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.  
 
HERCULES -- The host Hercules High football team scored a touchdown in each of the first two quarters and held off Rodriguez-Fairfield for a 13-8 nonleague victory on Friday.  
 
Ambac renewed a lawsuit that was settled in 2012 when the city was unable to meet time frames for sale of properties; the new suit was approved in Contra Costa Superior Court on Sept. 2.  
 
A frozen yogurt shop in Hercules was defrauded of $1,500 on Tuesday by a suspect claiming to be from PG&E who demanded immediate payment via pre-paid debit card, a police detective said.  
 
The volunteer event, held as part of the 30th International Shoreline Cleanup, takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20. More than 375 tons of debris were removed from California waterways by volunteers last year, and organizers hope to make an even bigger mark this year.  
 
The City Council approved the ordinance by a 4-1 vote Tuesday, with Councilman Kelly opposed. With the approval, the citywide ban becomes effective six months from Tuesday's meeting.