• Pittsburg students re-enact Selma march - 01/27/2015 06:10 AM PST
    ( Courtesy of Shannon Yancey )
    East County: Former wrestler still helping teens grapple with life

    Shannon Yancey, a Brentwood resident and physical education teacher at Oakley's Freedom High, had a successful 10-year wrestling career. Her skills on the mat took her all the way to "American Gladiators," where she competed for a season on the popular TV show. 
    The state is seeking authority to install barriers in three of the next 10 years if the water outlook is bleak enough.  
    Police will set up random DUI checkpoints around town, releasing anti-drunk driving memos.  
    A Pittsburg woman has been arrested after police say she stole personal information from people using ATMs around Walnut Creek by looking over their shoulders, a practice known as "shoulder surfing."  
    The 2015 "Public Art Walls" exhibit reception will showcase local artists and art organizations at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Brentwood Community Center.  
    Some 600 students view civil rights movie, then walk nearly two miles through town and back to school in event arranged by school district and city.  
    Jim Gensheimer
    A no-kill group claims the county hasn't done enough to reduce euthanasia, but Animal Services officials say they're doing their best under trying circumstances.  
    Johnny Rodriguez is named Citizen of the Year; Delta Pure Water is Business of the Year.  
    Council members say nearby stores have comparable alcohol sale hours, didn't want to put local business at "competitive disadvantage."  
    Antioch father-and-son team Fred and Mike Belus train homing pigeons for long-distance races.  
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
    Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her

    Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.