Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour in Contra Costa, Alameda counties highlights California's roots
40 gardens are pesticide-free, water-conserving, provide habitat for wildlife, and contain at least 60 percent native plants
MORAGAMoraga Art Gallery features 'Capturing Light' through Jan. 4The Moraga Art Gallery's "Capturing Light: Lens and Glass" highlights photography by resident artist Wenda Pyman, and cast sand glasswork and framework by guest artist Janice Peacock.
Lafayette resident wins prestigious Marshall ScholarshipLafayette resident Emily Shearer has been named one of 34 winners of a scholarship that will allow her to study in the United Kingdom for up to three years.
Library Corner, Lamorinda Sun -- 'Covered California' discussion (Lafayette); Fratello Marionettes' 'North Pole Review' (Moraga); Toddler Dance Party (Orinda)
All Contra Costa County library branches offer a variety of programs for children and families. See branch listings for program information and for branch operating hours.
LafayetteTatzin new Lafayette mayor; Andersson VMLafayette leaders elected this week a new mayor to replace outgoing mayor Mike Anderson, who completed his one-year term this month.
JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO/StaffLooking toward the heavensMt. Diablo Astronomical Society member Vianney Serriere of Lafayette looks through a 6-inch refractor telescope as he examines the Albireo star, the fifth brightest star in the constellation Cygnus, while at the Concord Library on Nov.
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Tonight's TV picks: 'Hawaii Five-0' explores shameful part of American past
WATCH THIS: "Hawaii Five-0" (9 p.m., CBS): In an unusually powerful episode, a murder attempt is made on a Pearl Harbor veteran and the case leads the team to focus on a shameful piece of American history: The imprisonment of residents of Japanese ancestry during World War II.
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Julie Chen criticizes Jenny McCarthy
'The Talk’ hosts says 'The View’ should not have hired the former Playboy model.