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Two historic houses, one epic fundraising 'Fandango'

Benefit for Moraga Adobe restoration will be held Sept. 13 inside the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Buehler House in Orinda, itself recently restored 
Through Aug. 29Hitter Team League Class AVG. HR RBIAnthony Aliotti (SMC/DLS) Sacramento (A's) Pacific Coast AAA .263 2 21Adam Buschini (Cal Poly/Cal HS) San Antonio (Padres) Texas AA .  
COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICESSparky, a 10-year-old Pomeranian, needs a hero. He is looking for a new home and owner who will take care of him the way he should have been.  
Inaugural camp in Walnut Creek camp designed to teach skills, values; more area camps set for fall, winter, next summer  
Lamorinda's BestFood/Wine Lafayette Community Garden and Outdoor Learning Center, Fresh Farmers' Cheese Making Workshop -- 3:30-5 p.m. Sept. 7. Presented by Leah Atwood and Michelle Wight from MESA, the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture.  
LafayetteLafayette Art and Wine Festival Sept. 20-21The annual Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, once again expected to attract 65,000 to 70,000 visitors to sample the city's food, art, wine and entertainment, is set to take place the weekend of Sept.  
LafayetteLafayette police did not provide police log items this week.orindaThe following excerpts were taken from the Orinda police log:Monday, aug. 18 ABANDONED VEHICLE: Reported in the first block of Moraga Way at 11:36 a.  
Alameda's Altarena Playhouse offers a fun trip back to the 1960s with its current production of Marc Camoletti's comedy "Boeing Boeing." Running through Sept.  
Walnut CreekTalks of the Muslim 'counternarrative'In response to research that shows almost a quarter of the Bay Area's 250,000 Muslims have been victims of hate crimes since 9/11, leading Bay Area scholars are urging civic organizations to fight negative portrayals of Muslims in the media and  
Upcoming public meetings in Lamorinda  
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Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.