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Share the Spirit: Concord child care center provides a lifeline for working parents
The child care facility, which opened across the street from Meadow Homes Elementary School in 1972, serves 147 children ages 18 months to second grade, providing a full-day child care and development program and after school care.
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State aims to shorten foster kids' stays in group homes
Under a new law taking effect in January, California's Department of Social Services will begin a multiyear plan to replace privately run group homes with 'short-term residential treatment centers' where youth will mostly stay no more than six months.
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49ers lose to Cardinals 19-13
The 49ers lost at home to the Arizona Cardinals for the first time since 2008, falling 19-13 as Carson Palmer scrambled for the go-ahead touchdown with 2:28 remaining.
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Warriors learn to adapt with Barnes on bench
Without injured Harrison Barnes for at least a week, the Golden State Warriors will keep on experimenting with lineups.
'You're the Worst': Aya Cash earns raves for her portrayal of depression
Edgy FXX comedy takes creative risks in its second season.
Gwyneth Paltrow sings on new Coldplay record
Coldplay singer Chris Martin suggested ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow sing some lyrics she wrote for their new single “Everglow.”