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    Sydney Paige's buy one, give one philosophy helps underserved children

    Company's buy one, give one philosophy helps kids across the country 
    The East Bay Regional Park District boasts hundreds of miles of trails that are open to mountain bikes. Overall, most mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians share the trails with few problems. But, with ever-increasing numbers of park visitors, occasional conflicts are inevitable.  
     
    Save the date! Lindsay Wildlife Experience will celebrate 60 years of saving injured wildlife and helping our neighbors understand the animals who share our community.  
     
    A Moraga man was sentenced to more than eight years in prison Tuesday for fraudulently covering up losses at a bank that eventually collapsed in the ninth largest failure of an FDIC-insured institution since 2007, officials said.  
     
    Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues  
     
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    Classes begin this week at Saint Mary's College in Moraga. The school has a long tradition, but stays current with several new classes and seminars concentrating on social changes impacting millennials.  
     
    Developer, property owner challenging a citizens' referendum that seeks to block the luxury Town Center home project  
     
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    Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff photosTwo eight-oared shell rowing boats, above, are manned with first-time rowers during the Row With Champions Regatta at the San Pablo Reservoir in Orinda on Saturday.  
     
    Model railroad Walnut Creek model railroad show: 8 p.m. Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 20; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 19, 20, Nov. 21, 22, 28, 29; 2-10 p.m.  
     
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    Review: 'Walk in the Woods' a mostly delightful stroll

    The chemistry between Robert Redford and Nick Nolte among the best parts of this laugh-stuffed trek based on Bill Bryson's beloved memoir.