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    Pittsburg theater group ready to take audiences 'Into the Woods'

    Now in its 42nd year, the Pittsburg Community Theatre has wanted to tackle the witty and heart-warming musical "Into the Woods" for years. The play interweaves several classic fairy tales with amusing and surprising twists. To get a full grasp of the challenging material, the 24-member cast started rehearsals last fall. 
    BAY POINTReformist Muslims host month of open housesThe Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, in an effort to bring inter-communal harmony, will host open houses for a month, which began on Monday.  
     
    Fundraiser event includes no host bar, casino play, live music and dancing, and an open buffet.  
     
    Commuters passing through during closure hours will be redirected through Pittsburg and Antioch.  
     
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    Kyla Graham, 10, crashed through a window at Four Stars Gymnastics Center in October. Her family is seeking unspecified damages.  
     
    The ambulance contract for American Medical Response, which has served the county's emergency calls for decades, expires at the end of the year, and the bidding process opened Friday for a new pact.  
     
    Faith community hopes to work with city officials and come up with some sort of strategy to fight crime.  
     
    In a memo circulated to Pittsburg High School staff, district officials called the allegations "deeply concerning," and wrote that the district was conducting its own investigation, using a third party.  
     
    East County NAACP will hold a free Black History Month social this Friday.  
     
    Courtesy of Mike Schermer
    The Delta Blues Festival has been free to music lovers for the past 16 years. A March 7 benefit concert at the El Campanil Theatre in Antioch seeks to raise money so organizers can continue to present the September festival free of charge to the public.