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'I love her and I always will' Friends remember Martinez girl killed by train
Hundreds of friends and family celebrated Jenna Betti's life Tuesday evening, two days after the popular 14-year-old Martinez Junior High School student was struck and killed by a train.
A first responder fee of slightly more than $400, to be paid by a patient's health insurer, could generate about $1 million for the Contra Costa Fire Protection District, according to its chief, Jeff Carman
SLED DOG RESCUEAurora is a 6-year-old female with one blue eye and one brown eye. She is very well-behaved, loved her family and was well looked after by her owners.
The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:THURSDAY, FEB. 27 TRAFFIC STOP -- A 36-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance on Raap Avenue at 5:02 a.
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families. For library hours and updated information, call the local branch or 800-984-4636 or visit www.
Hair-raising experienceWhile placing her hands on a Van de Graaff generator, Clarabelle McCaffrey, 8, of Pleasant Hill, above, has the charges from the generator make the individual hairs on her head repel each other, causing her hair to stand on end during a demonstration by student Justin Fisher,
Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Women's Commission, Diablo Valley Literacy Council, Caring Hands, Assistance League and DAR events
Women's Hall of FameCelebrate Women's History Month and honor exceptional women at the Contra Costa Women's Commission Hall of Fame awards dinner at 6:30 p.
Pleasant Hill keeps 'marching' along. The recent rainfall has made our hillsides awash with green, even in this drought year of 2014. St Patrick's Day beckons and some people will be donning the green.
Watch this guy crack 155 walnuts with his forehead in 1 minute
Mohammad Rashid has bragging rights for a new world record and a very sore forehead. Full Story
( Dan Honda )
Review: Kanishka's, a neo-Indian gastropub, opens in Walnut Creek
Executive chef Paramita Roy debuts small plates with Bengali flair at Kanishka's in Walnut Creek. Can we get those masala Kennebec fries to go?
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President Obama trades barbs with Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns'
Obama rips the third “The Hangover” film, while Galifianakis calls the president a nerd.