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Martinez Fishing Derby is kid friendly fun

Stories to tellWith anchovies as bait at the end of their lines, anglers like Karollyn Zepeda, of San Pablo, from left, with her brothers Josiah, 15, Jozef, 6, and James, 8, gathered on the Martinez pier Saturday for Martinez Recreation's free Fishing Derby for kids. 
Martin's defense attorney argued that websites such as Milkboys.com and Gayboystube.com could have reached Martin's computer through pop-ups and redirect websites that could send users to unintended pages.  
'Family unit' has been living in creek since 2006  
At end of a four-day preliminary hearing, a judge ordered Tania and Darnell Washington to stand trial in the slaying of Susie Ko, of Hercules.  
The Contra Costa Community College District board decided not to approve a $22,500-per-month contract for retired Contra Costa College President McKinley Williams to serve as interim chancellor in the fall when Chancellor Helen Benjamin wanted to go on two months of paid sabbatical.  
An expert says Tania Washington, the co-defendant charged in the killing of Susie Ko, was abused, battered and a 'psychological hostage' to husband, Darnell Washington, a claim challenged by the prosecution.  
School district officials discuss Joseph Martin's 2006 internal investigation, remember him as fantastic teacher. Parents and wife share stories about Martin wanting to become a teacher his whole life.  
Husband and wife charged with jail break, carjackings and murder of retired Hercules teacher before their arrest near Seattle  
Bare walls present themselves for painting exhibit  
Everyone takes pride in a job well done, but when that job involves turning a young woman's life upside down and then leaving her flat, there are bound to be problems.  
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. 
Bay Area s snobbiest small cities? (Cast your vote)

Palo Alto and Walnut Creek make the list compiled by real estate blog Movoto based on home prices, household income, cultural amenities, educational achievement and more. 
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Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.