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Short-handed Warriors bounce back to down Kings 113-98

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Steph Curry scored 30 in his first game back at Chase Center since becoming the NBA’s three point king, and Draymond Green recorded his first triple-double of the season to help lead the Warriors to a come-from-behind 113-98 win over the Sacramento Kings Monday night. Both teams …

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Niners overcome early miscue, throttle Falcons 31-13

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The 49ers fought back after fumbling the opening kickoff deep in their own end zone, riding a dominating defense and a balanced offensive attack to bolster their playoff chances with a 31-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Jeff Wilson Jr., stepping up …

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Austin’s Black Pumas sprint to another level at The Masonic

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Triumphantly returning to the Bay Area three months after enthralling a crowd of 40,000 fans at BottleRock, Austin’s Black Pumas wasted little time making their mark on a far more intimate crowd Wednesday night in the first of two performances at The Masonic in San Francisco. While …

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Obituary: Anthony Alan Morphy (1943-2021)

Alan Morphy was born in 1943 to Anthony Nicholas and Marie Josephine (Gagan) Morphy, who lived in San Anselmo. He passed away peacefully in his sleep during the night of November 10th and 11th, 2021. He lived a healthy lifestyle, following a sensible diet, bicycling, and working out at the …

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Three Reasons You Have Trouble Falling Asleep

BY KAYLA BEIRNE If you keep having nights of poor sleep, think about these possible reasons why you’re not sleeping well. Then, adjust your lifestyle as soon as possible. Sleep is a natural bodily response to indicate you need rest. Better yet, a proper night’s sleep—approximately eight to nine hours—rejuvenates …

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Holiday Giving Tree staging Fundraiser for local cat hospital

Contra Costa residents can be good Samaritans by providing life-saving medical care for homeless and abandoned cats in their neighborhoods through the 7th annual “Holiday Giving Tree” fundraiser sponsored by Community Concern for Cats, a local 35-year-old-cat rescue organization. All funds raised will support CC4C’s cat hospital in Clayton which …

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How To Choose and Use Shapewear for Your Body

BY KAYLA BEIRNE Shapewear is meant to help you get the curves you want while smoothing your midsection. Use these tips to make shapewear work for your body. Shapewear is a common type of garment for many women today. It’s meant for shaping and conforming the body to accentuate your …

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CC County Redistricting Process Final Supervisorial Map Adopted

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Contra Costa County’s Redistricting effort is a once-a-decade process of redrawing the boundaries for Supervisorial districts after the U.S. Census. As part of that process, the County’s fifth Public Hearing on Redistricting was held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. At the November 23, 2021 Public Hearing, the Board of Supervisors …

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Park District Turning Black Friday Green with FREE Park Day

For the past seven years, the East Bay Regional Park District has celebrated Green Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, as a healthy outdoor alternative to Black Friday holiday shopping. To encourage time in nature, the Park District is again making Green Friday a FREE Park Day, meaning all District fees …

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Five ways to enjoy oranges during the holiday season

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Oranges are coming into season this month at your Martinez Farmers Market. This delicious and healthy fruit can be prepared in a myriad of ways, from tangy sweet marinades and sauces to salads and desserts. Oranges are also perfect for decorating your home for the holidays. …

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