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    Danville: Girls changing the face of science

    A useful new crutch sling is just one of many ideas teens have developed at the "Ultimate Engineering and Design Experience for Young Women" summer camp at The Athenian School. 
    Novato, after falling behind 8-7 in the second quarter, scored 24 unanswered points to pull away from Dougherty Valley 31-8 in a nonleague football opener for both teams  
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    More than 150 search-and-rescue personnel from nine counties had joined the effort to find Luba Lusherovich, an elderly woman with dementia who went missing Wednesday.  
    DUBLIN -- Josh Nobida threw for three touchdowns, helping the Dublin High football team pull away and then hang on for a 27-20 win over Alameda on Friday.  
    Police on Thursday continued to search for a missing 77-year-old woman who speaks little English and suffers from dementia, authorities said.  
    San Ramon police are searching this evening for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks little English.  
    Thousands of students are returning to the classroom in the next few weeks, including more than 33,800 students at the 35 schools in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District while more than 1,400 teachers prepare lesson plans.  
    It's time for The Sale. Blackhawk Museum Guild members, led by Joyce Tucker and Pat Behring, have been collecting gently-used and antique items all year for this three-day event.  
    militaryGraduating airmen: Air Force Airmen Glenn E. Harner and Kyle Alvarez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.  
    The $5.2 million new link completes the trail between Pleasanton and Concord  
    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.