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    Sculptors share vision in making a place to 'live,' not just work 
    Numbers also going down in Orinda, Moraga  
    Jewish Film Festival to show 42 movies in 10 days  
    Despite higher overtime costs, the district -- which has experienced severe financial struggles in recent years -- is projecting a sizable surplus by the end of June  
    Described as "one part lasagna, one part kreplach (small dumplings) and two parts Prozac," the international hit comedy "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy" comes to Walnut Creek in March.  
    Walnut CreekWind Symphony to perform music of French composersThe Contra Costa Wind Symphony will presents an evening of music by French composers and other composers' impressions of everything French during a March 8 concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek.  
    LAFAYETTEPolice Officer of the Year, volunteers recognizedA number of police officers and volunteers were honored by the city Feb. 23. Lafayette police officer Mike Marshall was named the city's officer of the year.  
    Walnut Creek City Council: 6 p.m. (7 p.m. open session) March 3, city council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. More information about the next meeting will be available after 2 p.  
    Columnist's words about feral cats 'callous'In regards to Kelly Collins' response to Tom Barnidge (Jan. 18 CCT) regarding his remarks about feral cats -- Thank you, Kelly, for your compassion and understanding of the lives of these feral cats.  
    WALNUT CREEKThe following excerpts were taken from the Walnut Creek police log:Wednesday, FEB. 11 vandalism: Profanity was keyed into a red Chevy pickup between 8 a.