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LAMORINDA: Residents Welcome Return of Mule Man, Note Absence of His Third Mule

John Sears, aka Mule Man, is back with his two best friends.Lamorindans unfamiliar with the traveling Life Wanderer we call "Mule Man" gaped and gawped as the live-what-you-preach wrangler made this way through Orinda and Moraga Wednesday. His message hasn't changed in more than 30 years - say no to sprawl.

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ORINDA: Suspected DUI Driver And Daughter Struck By Hit And Run Driver On Highway 24

A mother and daughter were struck and seriously injured while crossing Highway 24 Monday.A suspected DUI driver attempting to lead her 2-year-old daughter off of Highway 24 after crashing her car near St. Stephens Drive was herself struck and seriously injured by a hit and run driver who promptly left the scene.

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ORINDA: Crime Log For Sept. 7 to 13, 2014

Orinda Police Log.Orinda PD was busy last week, chasing an artful dodger onto Highway 24 while panicked motorists maneuvered frantically to avoid both posse and the pursued. The chase ultimately corralled a committed local burglar. Other calls also kept OPD officers hopping.

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WALNUT CREEK: Bag Ban In Effect - Bring Your Own If You Want To Bring Lunch Home

No more tumbling plastic baggies in Walnut Creek.Those ever-present plastic bags people used to trundle home everything from a pack of gum to a three course meal will no longer be offered in Walnut Creek starting today, Thursday. Most people seem to be adapting to the decision.

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DANVILLE: Burglaries, Break-Ins And Brawlers, Oh My...

Danville Police Log.The kids are back in school and burglars were back at work with a vengeance last week as the men and women of the Danville police department were kept busy answering calls for assistance from picked on members of the public.

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SAN RAMON: Cal High's Head Wrestling Coach Arrested; Suspicion Of Child Molestation

“Cal High's wrestling coach is arrested for allegedly having an illicit relationship with a minor.San Ramon police have arrested the head wrestling coach at California High School after investigators were informed of an illicit relationship between the coach and a minor child.

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11:30 am 09.17.2014 - 12:30 pm 09.23.2014SAN RAMON: "Unraveling the Propositions"

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09.20.2014 - 09.21.2014Lafayette Art and Wine Festival

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09.20.2014 - 09.21.2014DANVILLE: Concours d‘Elegance

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WALNUT CREEK: Local Liquor Dealers Bat .500 In Friday Night Sales To Minor Decoys

Walnut Creek businesses sold alcohol to underage decoys 50 percent of the time, police say.Underage decoys posing as - well, underage partiers in search of alcohol - were able to score at three of the six local businesses they entered Friday, police said. Three store employees were cited by officers monitoring the decoys' attempts to purchase liquor.

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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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LAFAYETTE: Locals Continue To Donate Pricey Items To Car Burglars

Auto burglaries in Lafayette.If you've got it, flaunt it goes the saying. We guess that means leaving your purses, wallets, computers and all kinds of other gizmos and gadgets in plain view - or even in your unlocked cars. The burglars who get these expensive toys say "thanks."

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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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