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    Talk Back: Stock market
    Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Courtesy of Courtney Brockmeyer )
    Sydney Paige's buy one, give one philosophy helps underserved children

    Company's buy one, give one philosophy helps kids across the country 
    Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues  
     
    With harvest underway, Bay Area vineyards expect small but high-quality crop this season. Another year of drought, however, could mean major problems for winegrowers and winemakers from Napa Valley and Livermore to Santa Clara Valley and Contra Costa  
     
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    Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff photosTwo eight-oared shell rowing boats, above, are manned with first-time rowers during the Row With Champions Regatta at the San Pablo Reservoir in Orinda on Saturday.  
     
    Model railroad Walnut Creek model railroad show: 8 p.m. Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 20; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 19, 20, Nov. 21, 22, 28, 29; 2-10 p.m.  
     
    Town Hall Theatre Company has lots of laughs in store for theatergoers over Labor Day Weekend.Comedians Will Durst and Johnny Steele combine forces for a special show on at 8 p.  
     
    Call for artists in utility box wrap art projectWalnut Creek Downtown is calling for artists to participate in the second annual Utility Box Project. Work from selected artists will be installed on vinyl wraps on 11 utility boxes throughout the city, as one of 50 projects during Community Service  
     
    Need more trees, not fewerThere have been two stories recently about trees that may be cut down. PG&E wants to cut trees near its pipelines and power lines East Bay Regional Parks wants to cut trees in the Oakland and Berkeley hills.  
     
    Walnut Creek City Council: 6 p.m. Sept. 1, City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. Planning Commission: 7 p.m. Sept. 10, in the City Council chamber.  
     
    PriceCameron W. Price, the son of Virginia and Walter Price Jr., has earned the rank of Eagle Scout in Court of Honor ceremonies at the Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center.  
     
    (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
    VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus

    After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud.