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New Pittsburg, Bay Point library manager finds her calling

Ginny Golden, formerly of the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, moves to helm the Contra Costa County libraries in Pittsburg and Bay Point. 
Vector control officials confirmed that two dead birds found in Contra Costa County Monday and Tuesday have tested positive for West Nile virus, making them the fifth and sixth such birds found this season.  
Contra Costa County firefighters found a body at the site of a shed fire Wednesday afternoon, officials said.  
I FIND it disturbing that these ladies were, as one said, "paraded through several cars as they were escorted off the train. Certainly that type of embarrassment could have been avoided.  
Liberty High presents two Lowrey playsBRENTWOOD -- Liberty High School will present a double feature, "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," award-winning tales by Lois Lowry, for two weekends.  
The Contra Costa County Library offers a sampling of what's up in East County Libraries in September.  
BRENTWOODThe following excerpts are from the Brentwood police logs.Friday, Aug. 14 Burglary -- At 9:23 a.m., a home on Ellen Lane was reportedly broken into, and items were stolen from within.  
CiCi is a female, German white and black bull terrier mix. The 3-year-old dog's adoption number is A116817.Ray Ray is an 18-month-old black domestic short-hair tabby.  
Antioch Babe Ruth -- Registration open for fall ball season. Two divisions: 12-15 and 16-19 years old. 16-20 game season. $150. 510-773-9364, antiochbaberuthpresident@yahoo.  
San Jose driver wins Winged 360 event despite collision