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ALAMO: Driver Dies In Fiery Stone Valley Road Crash

Investigators want to know why a Jaguar left the road early Sunday.Highway Patrol investigators are hoping toxicological tests will provide insight into the cause of a fatal, early-morning crash on Stone Valley Road Sunday.

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WALNUT CREEK: City Officer Arrested For Richmond Assault

“Police are investigating an alleged assault by a Walnut Creek police officer.A Walnut Creek police officer remains on paid administrative leave this week after allegedly assaulting a woman with a bat in Richmond Aug. 16. Officer Gregory Thompson, 53, of Martinez, was arrested in Richmond after witnesses called police to report a masked man assaulting a woman there.

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MORAGA: MoTown Bust Shines Red Light On Massage Parlors

“Moraga police bust local massage matron.In what was arguably the best kept/worst kept secret in town, a Rheem Valley massage parlor joins the list of suburban massage businesses to allegedly offer more than deep tissue rubdowns and shiatsu.

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MORAGA: Bad Grandson Scam Works - Again

“An old phone scam nets another victim and more money.Despite best efforts to spread the word about these most insidious of phone scams our neighbors continue to fall victim to them - in this latest case to the tune of $1,170 worth. And, yep, that money is gone, baby.

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ORINDA: Local Concert Promoter Killed During Backstage Confrontation

“Local concert promoter killed in backstage argument.Concert promoter Eric "E World" Johnson of Orinda was apparently gunned down during an argument with a bodyguard for platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy during a hip hop concert at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View on Friday night.

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SPORTS: Campo's Luckhurst Hangs Up The Cleats And Clipboard

“Campolindo's baseball coach hangs up his cleats.Max Luckhurst, the Campolindo baseball coach with the football coach name, has announced his retirement as head coach for the Cougars after a successful 16 years working on behalf of the school's baseball program.

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News 24-680 Calendar

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09.06.2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pmORINDA: Farmers Market

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09.07.2014 10:00 am - 5:00 pmDANVILLE: Danville Home Expo ’14

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09.11.2014 - 09.14.2014ORINDA/RHEEM: 17th annual California Independent Film Festival

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LETTERS: Elections, Schmlections - Let's Just Appoint Our Leaders

Letter to the EditorAn Alamo resident ponders how his neighbors and NEWS24-680 readers feel about dispensing with costly elections and the appointment of city council members.

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NEWS24-680 Request Line: Jack White's Seven Nation Army

News24/680 Request LineAs we prowled the achy quaky streets of the 24/680 Nexus Sunday we came across several accounts of a stellar concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium over the weekend - one that left the locals in attendance talking more about it than Sunday's 6.1 Shaker.

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MORAGA: Shift In Planning Department; Brekke-Read Departs For Tahoe

“Moraga Planning Director Shawna Brekke-Read moving on to greener pastures.Moraga's top planner is leaving her post and moving up the hill to South Lake Tahoe to step into a planning position there, NEWS24-680 has learned.

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Lindsay Volunteer and Author Shows Off "Crow Smarts"

Pamela Turner helped care for this crow after it was injured and now releases it back into the wild.Pamela S. Turner has enjoyed some seriously cool Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) adventures.

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