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    Walnut Creek International Short Film Festival on May 1-3

    Screenings of documentaries, kids and family, world cinema  
    Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group Archives
    Public hearing Tuesday will consider general concepts for the whole western area in a special joint meeting of the Design Review; Park, Recreation, & Open Space; and Arts commissions  
     
    HANDOUT
    From ethnic festivals to foodie gatherings to county fairs, here's a guide to fun events in the Bay Area through the summer.  
     
    SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD
    Race to succeed Rep. Mark DeSaulnier in the state Senate pits two moderate Democrats -- Steve Glazer and Susan Bonilla -- who have drifted in different directions and now champion causes that might surprise their earliest supporters  
     
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    A vacant home where dozens of teenagers threw a party caught fire early Saturday hours after authorities broke up the gathering, fire officials said.  
     
    Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group
    In another potential hit to the highly successful Ugly Eagles football team, the North Coast Section is investigating a suspicious Clayton Valley Charter High School class geared toward football players that it believes might violate academic rules and could lead to postseason bans for one or more teams, or worse, this newspaper has learned.  
     
    Acalanes High School District officials have saddled taxpayers with exorbitantly expensive debt and are now trying to borrow more money. It's time to tell taxpayers and voters the truth.  
     
    Officers were called at 12:27 a.m. to Interstate 680 south near Geary Road for a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a tan, four-door BMW, according to the California Highway Patrol.  
     
    The old-fashioned town hall meeting at Ygnacio Valley Library felt like yesteryear.  
     
    Dan Honda
    Walnut Creek open space rangers try to head off growing problem. Trails not big enough for both hikers and cows, and dogs add another unpredictable element.