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    Sutter 49, El Cerrito 14

    EL SOBRANTE -- El Cerrito High quarterback Keith Thomas threw for 179 yards and rushed for another 69, but the defending North Coast Section Division III champion Gauchos were overwhelmed 49-14 by Sutter on Saturday at De Anza. 
    Slurs against an openly gay councilwoman and police chief have raised questions about the climate in a city known for its progressive policies.  
     
    RICHMOND -- The host Eagles scored 14 points in the second quarter and added a 31-yard field goal in the waning moments to begin the 2014 campaign with a victory.  
     
    In more bad news, the state Senate failed to act on legislation that would have added the medical center to the state's public medical system, letting it get higher reimbursements from government-sponsored plans -- $4 million to $6 million more in annual revenue. The bill was sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley.  
     
    A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested earlier this month on allegations that he donned a mask and attacked a woman with a bat while she was walking in Richmond early in the morning.  
     
    At issue is the term "high-calorie, sugary drinks" in Measure D's ballot language, which could be watered down to "sugar-sweetened beverages." A ruling is expected by 5 p.m. Tuesday.  
     
    At issue is the term "high-calorie, sugary drinks" in Measure D's ballot language, which could be watered down to "sugar-sweetened beverages." A ruling is expected by 5 p.m. Tuesday.  
     
    The proposed San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan, which calls for refocusing the automobile-oriented business highway to a thoroughfare that emphasizes walking, bicycling and mass transit, while allowing denser development, comes before the Planning Commission on Thursday and the City Council on Sept. 22  
     
    A man was arrested for giving BART riders a scare Friday after a gun fell from his waistband outside the Richmond BART station.  
     
    The 16th annual Kops for Kids Golf Classic, which will be held Sept. 15 at the Oakhurst Country Club in Clayton, raises funds for Contra Costa Kops for Kids, a program in which active and retired police personnel work with young people considered at risk.  
     
    Taste-Off: Best kids' lunch kits -- and the worst

    There's no doubt about the convenience factor when it comes to packaged lunch kits, but quality ranges from tasty to terrible. Here's the scoop on what to pack and what to sack.