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Pleasant Hill: Scouts collect nonperishable items for local food bank

Sam Richards/StaffScouting for FoodMembers of Boy Scout Troop 282, including Dylan Lopez, Siddhartha Arora and Jarod Bogatinoff, of Pleasant Hill, were going door-to-door last weekend and picking up nonperishable items for local food banks as part of the national Scouting for Food campaign. 
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