• Brentwood News Around the Horn: - 12/23/2014 03:59 PM PST
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    ( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
    Antioch family raising funds for a diabetic service dog for their son

    Through a crowdfunding website, the Zumwalt family of Antioch hopes to raise $15,000 to pay for the cost of a service dog that will enable their 8-year-old son to better monitor his Type 1 diabetes. 
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    Renaissance Man and blues festival organizer bakes 50 different breads in the past few months in his wood-fire brick oven in honor of his upcoming landmark birthday.  
     
    City to participate in a lending option that allows property owners an alternative way to finance energy-savings projects  
     
    JIM STEVENS
    Brentwood gallery helped build guild membership, but sales were slow  
     
    A group of Contra Costa County women who have lost a child will be making Christmas brighter for a 13-year-old boy in need  
     
    ( Victoria Will )
    50 things we learned in 2014

    Here's our annual look back at the 50 things that surprised us, or reassured us, or that we simply didn't see coming.