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Animal Services 9th Annual St. Pitty’s Adoption Event Saturday

 On Saturday, March 16th, Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will be hosting its 9th Annual St. Pitty’s Day event. The St. Pitty’s Day event features free adoptions of all bully breed dogs, and $25 adoptions of all other animals. Interested adopters can take advantage of this free adoption promotion by ...

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London artist Khushi Re-Emerges at The Fox in Oakland

BY CATHERINE STITES Re-Emerging London artist Khushi opened for James Blake Tuesday night at a sold out show at the Fox Theater in Oakland. It gave him the opportunity to play for potential new fans as his music is similar in style to Blake’s R&B soul wrenching melodies without the ...

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The 8 California Laws Every Resident Must Know

BY HELEN LAME´ January 1 wan’t just the beginning of a new year, it was also the day on which California ushered in new laws. Here are eight of the newest Californian laws that came into effect on January 1, 2019 and which you must be aware of. After all, ...

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East Bay Regional Parks Now Hiring Lifeguards for 2019 Season

The East Bay Regional Park District is currently recruiting 40-60 new lifeguards for the 2019 swim season at its 11 facilities that include lakes, lagoons, and pools in the East Bay. The pay ranges from $16.15-$18.64 per hour. All new lifeguard positions are seasonal, full-time positions May through September. Anyone ...

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7 Things to Know About Cannabis Possession in California

BY HELEN LAME´ On January 1, 2018, California’s recreational marijuana laws came into force. With this, it became the sixth American state to sell marijuana to people 21 years or older. It also means that no one will need to go in to a store with a doctor’s prescription to ...

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A’s defeat Cleveland Indians 1-0 in spring pitchers duel

BY JIMMY DeROGATIS The Oakland A’s mustered up a 1-0 win over the Cleveland Indians in Mesa Saturday afternoon. Offense was hard to come by in a pitcher’s duel as Paul Blackburn faced off against Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer at the Hohokam Stadium home of the A’s. Blackburn pitched three strong ...

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Giants bats take down Cincinnati 5-3 in Scottsdale

BY JIMMY DEROGATIS In a warm Friday evening spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium, the San Francisco Giants scored a 5-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Madison Bumgarner got the start and pitched three strong innings, giving up one earned run while picking up five strikeouts. Carlos Navas came in ...

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