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    ( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
    Contra Costa County Fair offers paradise of fun

    From hands-on sealife encounters to heavy metal bands, Antioch fair offers something for everyone. 
    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.  
     
    East Bay events for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25  
     
    JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO
    Many farmers say warm weather conditions are to blame for smaller crops, but that 2015 was better than previous years have been.  
     
    Fire and police officials are investigating whether or not a marijuana grow caused a one-alarm fire at a Pittsburg home Thursday night, a fire official said.  
     
    Police discovered a marijuana grow after a fire was extinguished at home Thursday night, officials said.  
     
    Reputed gang members charged with murder, robbery plus enhancements that could send them to prison life with parole  
     
    Police responded at 3 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Oakmont Place and Gladstone Drive after a robbery was reported in Pittsburg. Six people were subsequently arrested at a nearby home.  
     
    Police will hold a DUI checkpoint Friday night at Railroad Avenue, officials said.  
     
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    Expanded services means nonprofit can serve the greater needs it is seeing these days in East Contra Costa  
     
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.