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Oakley holds military hero essay contest for area youth

The City of Oakley is inviting residents to submit an essay on their military hero. The essay contest is open to all kindergarten through 12th-grade students who reside in Oakley. There will be one winner in each of the corresponding categories: kindergarten through fifth grade; sixth through eighth

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 17:39:00

Oakley Harvest Festival vendor space available

The City of Oakley will host its 9th annual Harvest Festival, Oct. 21, at Civic Center Plaza. Staff is inviting arts and crafts and retail vendors, service groups and nonprofit organizations. Vendor space is limited, and no more than 50 percent of booth spaces will be allocated to service based vend

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 17:37:00

Gunman opens fire at Nashville church, kills woman

A gunman wearing a ski mask stormed into a church near Nashville on Sunday, shooting seven people before attacking a church usher who then confronted the man with a weapon and subdued him, police said. The shooting, which left at least one person dead, occurred shortly before noon at Burnette Chapel

SFGATE - 2017-09-24 23:41:00

PHOTOS: Woman caught on camera stealing from Pittsburg bookstore

PITTSBURG (KRON) - Police are on the hunt for a woman they say stole an undisclosed amount of items from a bookstore in Pittsburg. Pictures of the suspect were caught on surveillance video at around 12:42 p.m. It happened Sept. 14 at the Pittsburg Arts Community Foundation bookstore on Railroad Aven

KRON4 - 2017-09-23 04:48:37

Credit Card Skimmers Found At Antioch Gas Station

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) - Police are urging Antioch drivers to check to their credit and debit card accounts after officers found six skimmers at a Valero gas station Thursday. At 11:06 a.m., officers responded to a report of credit card skimmers that were found at the Valero gas station at 2101 Somersvill

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 17:56:00

Antioch Chamber of Commerce endorses plan for new school

The Antioch Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Rocketship Public Education's plan to build and operate a new, state-of-the-art, elementary school in Antioch. The approximately $14 million investment by Rocketship in the Antioch community was approved by the Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) Board

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 18:19:00

Fall Fun Activities Guide 2017: Western Railway Museum offers view of Solano's historic BART

It might seem like a vision for Solano County's future - electric trains speeding along taking local passengers to Sacramento and the Bay Area. Instead, it's a page from the county's past. The Oakland, Antioch and Eastern electric train service debuted in the rural eastern county more than a century

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-22 15:00:48

Liberty High School homecoming 2017 parade route

The Liberty High School homecoming parade will begin this evening at 6:00p.m. in downtown Brentwood. According to Liberty High School officials, the parade route will come down First Street starting at Birch St., and then turn up Maple to Second and then turn left onto Second out to Brentwood Blvd a

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 18:16:00

See The End-Of-World Broadcast That Panicked Southern California

LAKE FOREST, CA - An ominous prediction that the world would end Saturday, Sept. 23 shocked southern California residents midday Thursday as they watched cable television. Lake Forest Cox Cable watcher Stacy Laflamme was on her couch watching HGTV when she heard an ominous voice declare the world w

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:43:13

City of Brentwood accepting council applications

Due to the resignation of former Brentwood Vice Mayor Steve Barr, a vacancy exists on the Brentwood City Council. At the Sept. 12 city council meeting, the council directed staff to proceed with an application process to fill the remainder of Barr's office term. The successful applicant will serve u

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 18:16:00

Brentwood real-estate companies partner, cut ribbon

Ridgewater Real Estate in Brentwood has partnered with Weichert Realtors and is now Weichert Realtors, HH and Associates. The ribbon-cutting event was recently held at 9000 Brentwood Blvd., with broker-owners Dave and Sue Hansen and Maggie Hurtado doing the honors. Ridgewater Real Estate in Brentwoo

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 17:41:00

Discovery Bay's new women's club promotes business and personal growth

What started as a handful of women hopping on a conference call to motivate each other in the morning has morphed into the Discovery Bay Women's Club. Real estate agent Kari Cross was accustomed to getting up at 2 a.m. with her husband before he left for work, but once he was out the door, she found

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 17:48:00

Local happenings in the Town of Discovery Bay

Residents with docks who didn't have a chance to sign up for the Dock Sign Program in the past can do so now. The updated signs show guests and first responders a home's location and allows for immediate identification by police or fire personnel who might respond by water. The next order will be pl

THEPRESS.NET - 2017-09-22 17:46:00

Fall Fun Activities Guide 2017: Car show enthusiasts keep motors running

7: Vallejo Waterfront Festival Car Show, coincides with Vallejo Waterfront Festival, waterfront park. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 14: 70th Annual Bass Derby Car Show, Main Street, Downtown Rio Vista. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 14: 4th Annual Corvette Express Plus Annual Car Show, 5139 Quinn Road, Vacaville. 8 a.m. 14: W

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-22 15:00:35

2017 YIBI Final Grand International Conference

On September 17, 2017, fifty Finalists gathered at Sofia University to compete in the 2017 YIBI Final Grand International Conference. These finalists were the top winners of each Semi-Final round, and were now advancing to the 2017 YIBI Final International Grand Conference. The students have worked

PATCH - 2017-09-24 08:33:19

Annual STEM event encourages girls to expand their horizons

STOCKTON - Christina Booker sat on the edge of her chair tinkering with the Legos scattered in front of her as two of her teammates discussed how the robot was supposed to come together. "This thing goes something like that," the 11-year-old told them, holding a piece of Lego over the top of the rob

RECORD - 2017-09-24 00:36:27

Wente Vineyards' new Great Pumpkin cocktail

We're not sure how old Linus van Pelt is by now. (Do fictional characters age?) But we'd like to think that Charles Schulz' famous blanket-toting character would approve of this particular Great Pumpkin. Caitlin Mackey, the bar manager at Livermore's The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, has whipped up

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-23 18:00:11

A half-century later, Delta water bypass still just a notion

I first heard the term "peripheral canal" more than 40 years ago, during a forum of state water officials in Stockton. It came from the lips of William Gianelli, who had returned to his birthplace to tout a canal to carry Sacramento River water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the head of

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

What's with all the 'Midsummer Night's Dream' productions?

There's seldom any lack of productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies. This year, however, it's more omnipresent than ever, with at least six productions around the Bay Area in the space of just a few months. This summer site-specific theater compa

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:13:49

Bizarre Pleasanton Mannequin Theft: Apology Note, $200 And Creepy Reference To 1987 Movie

PLEASANTON, CA - A mannequin stolen from a Pleasanton women's clothing store last week has been returned in a bizarre and utterly creepy turn of events. Kim Gapol, owner of KJCouture on Main Street in Pleasanton, said she thought the odd theft might be a joke, but since the unexpected return of her

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:38:17