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    When Harry Met Tony morning concert

    Harry Higgins, right, of Walnut Creek, gets cheers from the crowd at Peet's Coffee and Tea on Locust Street in Walnut Creek as his band "When Harry Met Tony" finishes playing a tune. Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff 
    Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues  
     
    Walnut Creek s looming budget deficit has the City Council considering revenue measures.  
     
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    Some Contra Costa juvenile defendants are shackled and forced to walk across a public street in downtown Martinez, up courthouse steps and down a hallway, eliminating the confidentiality afforded most youths in the criminal justice system. Youth Law Center and the county's probation department plan to meet to discuss what can be done.  
     
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    Walnut Creek is accused of negligence for approving a row of new two-story houses, but a judge rules for the city.  
     
    The Congressman told about 150 people at a Town Hall session on Wednesday that he wants to hear more public input before casting his vote.  
     
    Steven Huss to manage Walnut Creek's public art program. Previously, Huss was Oakland's cultural arts manager, overseeing its public art, grants for the arts, and other cultural initiatives, with an average annual arts division budget of $3 million.  
     
    Northgate Jazz Band to perform at Monterey event  
     
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    Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff photosTwo eight-oared shell rowing boats, above, are manned with first-time rowers during the Row With Champions Regatta at the San Pablo Reservoir in Orinda on Saturday.  
     
    Model railroad Walnut Creek model railroad show: 8 p.m. Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 20; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 19, 20, Nov. 21, 22, 28, 29; 2-10 p.m.  
     
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    VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus

    After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud.