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Acalanes school district cuts adult education center
Layoffs also approved as high school district grapples with budget deficit 

 
Richmond College Preparatory charter renewed by West Contra Costa school board
The board also held a hearing on the renewal application of Manzanita Charter Middle School, founded in 2000 as the district's first charter, and is expected to make a decision on April 1 

 
Pittsburg police arrest suspected street racer after three-mile chase
Police say it was lucky no one was injured after they chased two suspected street racers for miles, arresting one.  

 
East Bay assemblymen introduce bill to improve school breakfast programs
AB 1240, introduced by Assemblymen Rob Bonta and Tony Thurmond, aims to provide breakfast after school starts to reach more students than current programs that are offered before classes begin. The program, which would be funded with federal reimbursements, is expected to improve academic success for hungry students. 

 
Alameda County supes vote to ban skateboarding on county property
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban skateboarding on all county property, which means that violators can be cited after the ordinance takes effect in 30 days.  

 

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Walnut Creek: For Alette Coble-Temple, a different sort of achievement
Associate professor at JFK University hopes 'Ms. Wheelchair California' victory will giver her a bigger stage to advocate for residents with disabilities