NCS football: De La Salle overwhelms Pittsburg

De La Salle scores five touchdowns in first seven minutes of NCS Division 1 semifinal win over Pittsburg 
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The East Contra Costa Fire District, hobbled by inadequate funding, has only three engine companies -- nine firefighters -- on call to answer the needs of 110,000 residents spread across 249 square miles.  
There are few cities that have responded to the drought in more effective ways than Brentwood, but the city's water conservation wasn't cheap.  
Los Medanos College to present 'Ruined'PITTSBURG -- Los Medanos College students present the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Ruined" Dec. 2-5 at the California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave.  
Brentwood teen partners with group to send overseas care packages  
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Contra Costa College police officers see their growing toy drive as spreading good cheer in myriad ways. The Bay Area Rescue Mission is a chief beneficiary and will give away toys at a Dec. 23 event.  
In early December, the Oakley City Council will vote on a new measure that would restrict the size and location of outdoor marijuana cultivation.  
Thousands attend Brentwood lighted parade  
The man who was struck and killed on Railroad Avenue Friday has been identified as 61-year-old Mitchell Mendoza of Pittsburg.  
Rotary Club of Antioch photos
In her first six months as Antioch Rotary Club president, chiropractor Stacey Duckett and the club's 50 members have donated dictionaries and science equipment, helped empower high school girls, and held fundraisers.  
(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Coldplay to headline Super Bowl 50 halftime?

Coldplay, Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 are all in the running to play Super Bowl 50 in February at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, according to report.