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Foster a Dream's work to change realities with 'Get Set Camp'
Businesses take part in program to show foster youths snapshots of the working world
The organizers of Independence Day in Martinez in 1889 had managed a coup. For the first time in county history there would be a balloon-ascension on the Martinez side of the Oakland-Berkeley hills.
Select businesses in Alameda and Contra Costa counties are offered rebates of up to 50 percent of the cost of installing more energy-efficient equipment.
"Walnut Creek Energy Champion" rebate program has rebates of up to $2,500 to help commercial property and business owners become more energy efficient.
Police were seeking help from the public Tuesday as they investigated the theft of nearly a dozen catalytic converters overnight.
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Review: El Cerrito's Taste of Ethiopia definitely worth a visit
With its super fresh vegetarian and meat dishes, Ethiopian coffee and authentic, hard-to-find touches, this new Ethiopian restaurant is worth a visit.
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Paula Deen tweets photo of son in brownface
Former Food Network star reveals racial insensitivity again with “I Love Lucy” post that ignites social media backlash.