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[Video] Brentwood Regional Community Chest barrel program
Kevin King and Lil Pierce, Brentwood Regional Community Chest co-president and secretary respectively, share information in regard to registering for their program's yearly Christmas drive. They have noticed a drop in registered recipients and want to remind the public that no information is stored
[Photos] Brentwood Winter Walkabout
The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who, aka Rich and Sharleen Milland, entertain children and adults alike during the Winter WalkAbout in Brentwood, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Tony Kukulich/The Press) Photo credit: Michele Chatburn Photo credit: Michele Chatburn Photo credit: Michele Chatburn "Snow"
Holiday Pack for the Troops to take place at Veterans Hall
Sponsored by the community and organized by Brentwood Auto Parts with Operation Creekside, this year's fifth annual Holiday Pack for the Troops will take place at Veterans Hall, 757 First St., at 6 p.m. Last year, the packers were able to fill over 420 boxes and raise more than $7,500 needed for fre
Supervisors seek individuals for ECCFPD Board of Directors
County supervisors are seeking to fill spots on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Directors. The board is composed of nine members - four appointed by the City of Brentwood, three appointed by the City of Oakley and two appointed by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors.
CityRead Author Luncheon a success
Editor: The Friends of the Brentwood Library and the Brentwood Library Foundation are grateful for the support we received at our CityRead Author Luncheon on Nov. 8. It was attended by 180 people, who enjoyed a delicious Mexican lunch from El Gallito and an inspiring presentation by Reyna Grande, au
Blood Donors Needed In Contra Costa County: Give The Gift Of Life
The American Red Cross is asking for the public's help to keep blood supplies up during the holiday season. Every two seconds, someone in our country is in need of blood, according to the Red Cross. Upcoming Contra Costa County blood donation opportunities through Nov. 30: Brentwood11/24/2017: 11 a.
Moon Landing Truthers Say Photo is Proof of Faked Apollo Landing
Moon Landing Truthers Say Photo is Proof of Faked Apollo Landing: Moon landing truthers - who have been claiming for years that the NASA moon landings are fake and actually filmed on a Hollywood soundstage and not the Moon - have been in a state of total excitation of late, thanks to a new picture p
Lawrence Livermore Lab Researchers Earn Prestigious Awards
From LLNL: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have captured seven awards among the top 100 industrial inventions worldwide. The trade journal R&D Magazine announced the winners of the annual awards, sometimes called the "Oscars of invention," Friday at the Walt Disney World Swan Res
Somers seeks to replace 300 feet of retaining wall at site of former mill
SOMERS - The Somersville Mill Strategic Ad Hoc Committee on Monday discussed the future of the now cleared 4.5-acre mill site on Maple Street, which includes completing the project by replacing about a 300-foot length of retaining wall that needs to be 3 feet higher than it is now along the Scantic
Police: JV football coach attacked, beaten by 3 magnet school students
Enfield police Chief Carl Sferrazza said Tuesday the coach reported he'd been assaulted Nov. 16 following an Enfield potluck dinner for the Capitol Region Education Council's football team. Sferrazza says video shows the coach being punched from behind in a parking lot and falling to the ground. Tw
Bethlehem Baptist Church to present 'A Bethlehem Christmas'
Reminder Publications submitted photo HAMPDEN - The holiday season has arrived, and with it, comes a slew of events around Western Massachusetts promising holiday cheer and unique experiences to bring the community together. Bethlehem Baptist Church in Hampden is hosting "A Bethlehem Christmas" on D
Powder Hollow Brewery plans to keep growing
ENFIELD, CT - When recently reviewing his company's accounts, Powder Hollow Brewery owner Michael McManus stumbled upon a milestone. Powder Hollow beer is now available in 500 locations. The landmark number is a tangible representation of the huge growth for the company as it approaches its third an
AIC presents musical "Sweet Charity"at Griswold Theatre
SPRINGFIELD - Frank Borrelli, MFA, director of the theater arts program at American International College (AIC), proudly announces the College's production of the musical "Sweet Charity" on Dec. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Griswold Theatre in the Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center
Grants sought to clean up former Standard Plating site
WEST SPRINGFIELD - The city's Office of Community Development is preparing its application for brownfield cleanup grant funding through the Environmental Protection Agency in order to make the former Standard Plating property suitable for development. "The West Springfield Redevelopment Authority ha
Renaissance man John Sjoberg pens his first novel
LONGMEADOW - Though he owns and works full time at New England Business Machine Company, an I.T. hardware company, is active in numerous governance and philanthropic organizations, is chairman of the Board for Mercy Hospital in Springfield, is incoming Chairman of the Board for Trinity Health of New
First Congregational Church hosts 'One Warm Coat' drive
EAST?LONGMEADOW - The First Congregational Church in East Longmeadow is hosting a "One Warm Coat" drive for the third year in a row. As told by Laura Palmer, who is on the church's Mission and Outreach Committee, the idea to do a coat drive all sparked from a challenge by a Wilbraham church. "Wilbra
Two people killed in crash east of Colorado Springs
Two people have died in a two-vehicle crash at South Marksheffel and Bradley roads, Colorado State Patrol confirmed. No other information on additional injuries was released. State patrol did not know whether other people were in the cars at the time of the crash. State patrol also did not know the
Thieves steal thousands of dollars worth of electronics from Walmart stores
EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is hoping someone may recognize two of the three suspects who are believed to have stolen more than $4,000 worth of electronics from several different Walmart locations. One suspect has already been identified, but deputies are hopi
Call for Action: Man can't get driver's license because of hold
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) -- Another driver reached out to us because he can't get his driver's license. It's all because a stranger with the same exact name got in trouble in another state. "It's been beyond frustrating," said David Sanders. "A great way to describe it is a living nightmare.
Springs Police and State Patrol investigating deadly crash
Springs Police and State Patrol are investigating a deadly crash at Marksheffel and Bradley on the east side of Colorado Springs. At this time, officers tell us at least one person has died on scene. No other information about any other people injured was released. At this time, Bradley is closed at