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Brentwood nonprofit offers rescue, sanctuary to farm animals

Founded in 2014, the Brentwood farm offer therapy and training programs and more. 
A group of about 40 University of San Francisco students were able to escape a burning tour bus with no injuries, but they had to cut their ski trip short.  
 
Pittsburg police conducted an anti-human trafficking operation and arrested 14 people, a mix of suspected pimps and prostitutes, police said.  
 
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BART announced early Saturday that it was testing the Pittsburg/Bay Point line and that normal service is resuming over the weekend.  
 
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Foreigner, Journey tribute band will help raise money for Antioch police group that works with children. 
 
The Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness will celebrate the season with its annual Spring Wildflower Festival, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. There's also a 2-mile wildflower walk from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 10 at Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley, guided by naturalist Trent Pearce.  
 
The Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness will celebrate the season with its annual Spring Wildflower Festival, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. There's also a 2-mile wildflower walk from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 10 at Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley, guided by naturalist Trent Pearce. 
 
School district hopes to build a bridge between the home and the school  
 
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Sales planned in Walnut Creek, Antioch and Richmond 
 
Chris Troye, RJ McDowell, Josh Johns and Marissa Moody are stars of the week  
 
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7