• Walden West: What went wrong - 05/24/2015 06:10 AM PDT
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    ( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
    Firefighters will be at locations around Contra Costa County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2 and 4 for the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  
     
    Bay Area dominates first day of inaugural California Interscholastic Federation state swimming and diving championships  
     
    'Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude' to touch on physical benefits of emphasizing being grateful  
     
    East Bay events for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25  
     
    After first recall petition application had errors, the Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff's Association resubmitted the paperwork on Wednesday  
     
    SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD
    Walnut Creek residents lock a gate on rural Homestead Avenue, setting off a neighborhood tiff and threats of legal action.  
     
    To help meet the need for more primary care physicians in the county, John Muir plans to start a family medicine residency program that also will help to care for underinsured patients who have no physician.  
     
    The unions seem to want to use the recall process, at a potential cost to taxpayers of $500,000 or more, to accomplish what they failed to do in court: Punish someone whom they dislike and sometimes disagree with.  
     
    Sam Richards
    Happy 25th Anniversary to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. for providing a lifeline to our seniors, helping them remain in their own homes to age in place with nutritious hot meals and a friendly smile from dedicated volunteers.  
     
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.