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    Orinda Library Gallery hosts CC14's 'Thrill' show in August

    CC14 group's August show, in various media; 'Whatever the artists choose to portray in their visual universe'  
    MORAGA -- Police are asking for the public's help in taking specific steps to quell a spate of more than 20 auto burglaries over the last two weeks.The burglaries don't appear to be linked by particular proximity to a roadway or a local landmark, said Moraga Police Lt.  
     
    First such statewide educators' gathering to use teleconferencing, online meeting methods to bring 20,000 people together for July 31 daylong event  
     
    A firefighter was injured and four people were displaced in a two-alarm fire that started in a single-family Moraga home Tuesday night, a dispatcher said.  
     
    County supervisors, Moraga-Orinda Fire District board to look at draft agreement to operate new facility  
     
    Two men were hospitalized Tuesday after a garbage truck rolled backward down a hill and embankment, before crashing into another car, police said.  
     
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    The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano recently celebrated 40 years of dedicated service to our communities to feed our hungry neighbors with the "Nourish Gala," inaugurated in May to thank supporters, raising spirits and more than $125,000.  
     
    Walnut Creek City Council: 6 p.m. Aug. 4, City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. Planning Commission: 7 p.m. Aug. 13, in the City Council chamber.  
     
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    ARFSeven-year-old Roxy tends to be a little more cautious at first, but once she's comfortable she's a real sweetie. She is suitable for a first time cat guardian.  
     
    Nilo Cruz obscures the nature of dreams and reality in his adaptation of "Life is a Dream," playing at California Shakespeare Theatre through Aug. 2 at Orinda's Bruns Amphitheater.  
     
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    Art + Soul: Sheila E., Lenny Williams and more top acts

    The annuakl Oakland festival also features Family Stone, Caravan of Allstars and Edwin Hawkins' Gospel Showcase, among other attractions. 
    Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

    The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.