Talk Back: Border kids
Should the U.S. continue to accommodate unaccompanied Latin America children coming across the border?

(Tell us why or why not?)
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A local USO show, 1940s style

'Operation Swingtime' a tribute to vets, active military 
Residents in the Acalanes Union High School District who oppose the school board's decision to issue construction bonds that will exceed the tax rate promised in the 2008 Measure E ballot language can contest a request for validation of the bonds in Contra Costa County Superior Court by Aug. 18. The district filed a complaint earlier this month asking a judge to validate the issuance of $15 million in current interest bonds, even though the tax rate would exceed the $35.58 per $100,000 in assessed valuation voters were promised.  
ARFBig Ben is a 3-year-old social guy who loves attention, and also enjoys playtime with a cat wand toy! He is an all-around great tuxedo cat, suitable for a first-time cat guardian.  
More than 1,500 Bay Area residents, many of them retirees, say they collectively lost about $700 million after investing with a Lafayette investment fund. Now they've filed a class-action lawsuit an effort to recoup their lives' savings. But the people behind the alleged scheme have never been charged for what investors say they did. "It's destroyed so many lives," says one victim.  
Chris Treadway
Leaders of Acalanes and West Contra Costa districts remain hell bent on pushing ahead with school construction programs no matter the cost or deception required. For some reason, they fear telling voters the truth.  
LafayetteThe Lafayette police reports were not ready this week.MoragaThe following excerpts are from the Moraga police log:Wednesday, JULY 9 UNPERMITTED SOLICITORS: A resident in the Campolindo High area reported door-to-door solicitors.  
LaMORINDA'National Night Out' crime prevention Aug. 5All three cities are taking part this year in the National Night Out anti-crime event, this year set to begin at 8 p.  
Check evidence on congestionIn a July 4 Times letter regarding the high-speed rail project, Dick Patterson stated, " ... it won't alleviate any of the congestion on our highways.  
Upcoming public meetings in Lamorinda  
Lafayette Rec League -- Registration open for summer league for boys, grades 1-8. Season runs through July 31 with games on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.  
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
(Photo by Robin HarperParkwood Entertainment/AP Images)
See Photo: Beyonce denies divorce rumors via Instagram

Singers posts photo of her and Jay Z with their daughter, trying to end speculation that her marriage will end after summer tour.