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    Teacher pleads not guilty to molestation charges

    Ronald Guinto pleads not guilty to amended complaint charging him with molesting students at Richmond charter school  
    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.  
     
    A two-part forum on Saturday will have school board, City Council, health care district and sanitary district candidates, along with presentations on the city's sales tax measure.  
     
    The center provides employment, housing services and immigration services for refugees, training for people who aid crime victims, mental health counseling and other resources, such as free income tax preparation assistance, and housing and foreclosure counseling.  
     
    A man died after being transported by ambulance to Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley this week, and questions swirl about whether the decision earlier this month to stop ambulance transports to Doctors Medical Center San Pablo played a role.  
     
    The California Highway Patrol arrested a Richmond man near Sebastopol on Wednesday morning after he was found passed out in a stolen vehicle containing other people's mail.  
     
    One man was shot and critically wounded Thursday in Richmond, police said.  
     
    Meet representatives of community organizations and learn how you can have a role guiding the future of young people at the Be A Mentor Blitz, a free family event from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Richmond Police Acitivities League building, 2200 Macdonald Ave.  
     
    Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. At 1:30 p.m. Papier maché, bridge, needlecrafts, world events, literature.  
     
    A free program, "Celebrating 80 Years of the East Bay Regional Park District and its connection with the Civilian Conservation Corps and WPA" will be hosted by the El Cerrito Historical Society at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane.  
     
    Review: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is quite good till its final chapter

    Three out of the four stories set the perfct mood and tone, with Eva Green standing out. But the story with Jessica Alba just doesn't go off with a kiss kiss bang bang as it should.
     
    (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
    Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

    Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”