East Bay's Park It: How to avoid snakes bites on the trails

Most rattlesnake sightings in East Bay parks occur in the springtime, when the snakes are out looking for food and mates after the long winter months. 
In opening statements of murder trial, prosecutor says that myriad details will prove Raymond Wong killed live-in girlfriend to be with mistress  
 
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The Ferry Point Loop segment and a Bay Trail connector along Garrard Boulevard from Cutting Boulevard to the Ferry Point Tunnel will be officially opened with a ceremony in Point Richmond.  
 
The Ferry Point Loop segment and a Bay Trail connector along Garrard Boulevard from Cutting Boulevard to the Ferry Point Tunnel will be officially opened with a ceremony in Point Richmond  
 
Firefighters will be at locations around Contra Costa County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2 and 4 for the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  
 
(Susan Tripp Pollard/Contra Costa Times)
Orange snake may have been ringneck

Readers offer their thoughts on what the mysterious orange creature found under a steppingstone may have been, and most believe it to was a ringneck snake.