• Danville takes second place - 08/13/2014 09:45 PM PDT
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  • Danville takes second place - 08/13/2014 09:45 PM PDT
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    ( Tracy Bennett )
    Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall' wavers a bit

    De La Salle High School football film strong on message, despite some credibility issues  
    The movie "When the Game Stands Tall" has put the Spartans in the spotlight, but plenty of returning talent should have them primed for another strong year  
     
    50-year-old's solo climb of Triple Direct route in 17.5 hours  
     
    Walnut Festival coming to townThe 77th Annual Walnut Festival kicks off Sept. 13, and will be followed by two weeks of family fun, all part of Walnut Creek's yearlong centennial celebration.  
     
    Saint Mary's Invitational -- St. Mary's College High School's 30th Golf Invitational on Sept. 15 at Richmond Country Club from 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Benfeits go towards Student Tuition Assistance Fund.  
     
    Drive-through would be third in Concord, ninth location in city  
     
    Walnut Creek Bulldawgs -- Registration open for part-time or full-time players for 8-14U fall ball teams. Free clinics also available. 925-446-6568, walnutcreekbaseballclub@hotmail.  
     
    Jr Optimist Baseball League -- Online registration open for boys and girls ages 4-15. Register at joblconcord.com or for more info contact 925-689-0952, 925-680-4573 Antioch Babe Ruth -- Registration open for boys and girls, ages 13-18.  
     
    More than 13,000 customers affected after metallic balloons damage PG&E equipment  
     
    A man described by a prosecutor as a "serial rapist of prostitutes" was convicted in Martinez this week in connection with a 2013 attempted rape and assault in Richmond.  
     
    (Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
    Johnny Depp to star with daughter in 'Yoga Hosers'

    The actor's 15-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose, will assume her first lead role in the comic book film.