( SUSAN POLLARD )
CoCo grand jury: Marsh Creek could host more inmates

2014-15 report says upgrades at rural minimum-security facility could ease crowding at County Jail in Martinez 
An elderly woman's driving error claimed her husband's life outside their home Tuesday morning, authorities said.  
 
Prosecutor tells jury Richmond man shot neighbor out of spite; defense attorney says victim threatened defendant's wife and children  
 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invites everyone to kick off East Bay's "Light The Night" on 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Lawrence Hall of Science, 1 Centennial Drive in Berkeley.  
 
More homeowners will have to buy flood insurance  
 
'It's a lot easier to photograph lions in Kenya,' Suzi Eszterhas says  
 
Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues  
 
PACHECO -- Contra Costa prosecutors charged a 37-year-old transient Monday with last week's stabbing of a 7-Eleven clerk, according to a Contra Costa sheriff's spokesman.  
 
SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD
Battle to save toothy rodents in Alhambra Creek has resulted in lasting legacy for child psychologist.  
 
MARTINEZ -- A police bomb squad on Monday detonated an open can of a volatile solvent at the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District facility, an official said.  
 
(Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
Want modern grange? Try Shed in Healdsburg

So much more than an award-winning cafe, Shed is an ode to local farming -- a market, flower shop, coffee bar, fermentation bar, garden shop and community gathering space and more. 
(Kevin Winter)
Is Ben Affleck dating kids' nanny?

The actor's reps deny a report that he started to get close with his kids' 28-year-old nanny during his separation from Jennifer Garner.