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    DFAL football preview: League promises to be unpredictable

    Campolindo, led by Tyler Petite, Nick Fadelli and Adam Remotto, is seeking a fourth straight league title. 
    With change to city code, chief would report to city manager, not council  
     
    The driver of a car and his passenger escaped without serious injury Wednesday night after a person with a gun tried to rob them and then fired shots, police said.  
     
    The movie begins shortly after sunset at 8 p.m., but you should arrive early to get a good seat. Bring a flashlight, clothes to stay warm and a blanket or chair. Snacks and drinks will be available for sale.  
     
    ARFBetsee Ann is a 3-year-old sweetie pie who, once she gets to know you, likes to give you kisses! She is a smart girl will learn tricks or manners from you very fast if you have a treat in hand.  
     
    JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO/StaffAnimal ambassadorsChildren attending the Summer Reading Festival watch intently as Michelle Durant with Wildlife Associates -- a nonprofit education organization -- feeds a raccoon and shows off a lynx, inset, at a presentation Monday at the Martinez Library.  
     
    The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:THURSDAY, AUG. 7 BURGLARY -- At 6:36 a.m., a vehicle on Ashwood Drive was burglarized and a laptop, DVDs and other items were stolen.  
     
    Sister recently published 'Semper Fi, Marine' to preserve their wartime stories  
     
    DigestEmergency training Pleasant Hill Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) six-week class starts 6 p.m. Sept. 15, Pleasant Hill Adventist Academy, 796 Grayson Road, Pleasant Hill.  
     
    Five Aquanuts athletes ages 10-15 will represent the United States in the UANA Pan American Games in Riverside this month.Participating are Sophia Kong, a fifth-grader at Camino Pablo Elementary School in Moraga; Yara Elian, in sixth grade at Stanley Middle School in Lafayette; Daria Torba, a  
     
    Review: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is quite good till its final chapter

    Three out of the four stories set the perfct mood and tone, with Eva Green standing out. But the story with Jessica Alba just doesn't go off with a kiss kiss bang bang as it should.
     
    (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
    Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

    Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”