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Livermore police officers don body cameras

Starting this month, Livermore's uniformed patrol officers will wear body cameras -- a move approved by the Livermore City Council in 2014, officials said Tuesday. 
Two men and a teenage girl were hit by cars and injured while riding illegally on bikes in separate encounters about 90 minutes apart, police said Tuesday.  
A public health advisory was issued Tuesday morning for several West Contra Costa County communities after flaring started a small grass fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.  
More than 60 years of patient care comes to an end at West Contra Costa hospital with closure of ER on Tuesday morning  
Betty Reid Soskin, a former clerk at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond and the oldest active ranger in the National Park Service, will be profiled on the "Today" show, scheduled to air Sunday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.  
A woman and her 7-year-old son walked away uninjured after the car she was driving went off a Richmond road and wound up upside down on a children's slide Saturday, police said.  
Lifelong Medical Care, a nonprofit community health organization, already offers primary care as well as dental care, health education and health promotion at 2023 Vale Road. The newly opened urgent care facility in the same building is supposed to cater to many of the 80-odd patients a day who used to walk into the DMC emergency room, which is slated to close Tuesday morning.  
Tuesday's planned closing of Doctors Medical Center will mark the final blow after years of financial struggles, punctuated with last-minute, stopgap funding infusions, and a downsizing that saw the elimination of several units over the past two decades.  
An appearance and book-signing Wednesday with novelist Eric Jerome Dickey in Marin County will benefit the Richmond Public Library Foundation. The 7 p.m. event at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. in Corte Madera, is in promotion of Dickey's newest work "One Night."  
El Cerrito police Chief Sylvia Moir and Richmond Deputy Chief Allwyn Brown explained the parameters that govern police behavior at a meeting attended by 50 to 60 residents Saturday at St. Peter CME Church.  
Join our discussion as we show you how to grow vegetables in a drought Thursday at noon

Click here to view on a mobile device. Bay Area News Group garden writer Joan Morris and Master Gardener Janet Miller, who operates Our Garden, will show you how to grow vegetables even during our record-breaking drought. 
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Kylie Jenner's puffy lip challenge backfires

The unbelievably plump lips of Kim Kardashian’s youngest sister issues prompts her fans to take “Kylie Jenner lip challenge,” which — surprise! — leads to injuries, hospitalizations and the threat of permanent deformity.