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Understanding cognitive issues connected with senior aging

BY PURNIMA SREENIVASAN Years ago, a very fine lady had left our office and started to drive out of the parking lot. She had great driving skills but she never reached home. A daughter struggling to come to terms with her step-dad, just fifty six, couldn’t handle his car dealer ...

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Contra Costa County fair opens at Fairgrounds in Antioch

The Contra Costa County fair in Antioch opened Thursday for four days of family fun. Each day is packed with entertainment, including special events on specific days. Brass Ring Midway of Fun is bringing its carnival rides, including a Ferris wheel, a carousel, the more vigorous Zipper and the Viper, ...

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Iguodala’s steal seals Warriors Game 2 comeback win 114-111

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Andre Iguodala’s walk-off strip steal from Damian Lillard with four seconds remaining sealed a Golden State comeback from 17 points down at the start of the second half, as the Warriors stole a 114-111 win from Portland to take a commanding 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven ...

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Giants ride rookie pitcher Anderson’s arm and bat past Jays 4-3

BY RICK PORCARO The Giants beat the rain and the Blue Jays Wednesday afternoon, defeating Toronto 4-3 in Shaun Anderson’s Major League debut on the strength of a sixth inning home run by Brandon Crawford.  ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Shaun Anderson delivers a pitch against the Blue Jays in his Major League ...

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Warriors race past Blazers in Western Finals opener 116-94

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Steph Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 62 points, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in the opening game of the NBA’s Western Conference Finals Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Steph Curry of the Warriors drives to ...

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Laureano’s blooper leads A’s to another walk-off against Indians

BY RICK PORCARO Ramón Laureano’s bloop single against the Indians A.J. Cole in the bottom of the ninth inning led the A’s to their second consecutive walk-off victory against Cleveland Saturday on a sun-splashed afternoon at the Coliseum by a score of 3-2. ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Ramón Laureano of the A’s ...

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Reds pitching shuts down A’s bats 3-0 to avoid sweep

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The Cincinnati Reds rode Derek Dietrich’s two run first inning home run, and Tanner Roark threw six shutout innings to salvage the final game of their three game series with the A’s by a 3-0 score Thursday afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum. ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Cincinnati’s Eugenio Suarez ...

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Colin Hay still an engaging Man at Work during Terrapin show

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter Colin Hay’s performance at Terrapin Crossroads Tuesday night was a welcome revelation for anyone previously unfamiliar with his solo works. Best known as the lead singer and frontman for the long disbanded Australian band Men at Work, Hay has also created a solid catalog of ...

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