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    ( Dan Honda )
    John Muir Concord nurse named Press Ganey Nurse of Year

    John Muir Concord professional recognized for best practices and pain management 
    Contra Costa Water District will accept applications through March 2 to fill board vacancy created by Joe Campbell's retirement.  
     
    Diablo Symphony conductor wants soul of music to be played  
     
    Monthly events showcase works by new, veteran artists from across county  
     
    "A little learning is a dangerous thing," wrote Alexander Pope in his "An Essay on Criticism" in 1709.The "old" adage certainly holds true in Center Repertory's stylish production of "Born Yesterday," running through Feb.  
     
    Martinez has always been a leader in sustainability programs to reduce our impact on the environment.That may seem like a strange claim, being the home to heavy industry such as Shell Oil and Eco Systems, but over the last several years Martinez has instituted programs and policies, both internally  
     
    ClaytonCity Council: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, Hoyer Hall of Clayton Community Library, 6125 Clayton Road. 925-673-3700.ConcordCity Council: 6:30 p.m. Feb.  
     
    Camellia Tea 39th annual Silver Camellia Tea: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 14, Clayton Historical Society Museum, 6101 Main St., Clayton. Honoring Clayton's pioneering families; old-timers, newcomers welcome.  
     
    Noack to hold State of City addressThe Pleasant Hill's Mayor's Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Feb. 19, at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center, 233 Gregory Lane.  
     
    ( T. Charles Erickson )
    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7