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Concord (Contra Costa, California)

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  • Police Report - May 28, 2011

    The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 West Chevy Chase Drive and San Fernando Road Francisco Martinez, 19, was arrested May 24 on outstanding warrants for possessing marijuana while driving...
  • Multitaskers may be falling behind

    Multitaskers may be falling behind
    It's not unusual for Liza Gross, a writer and editor of a biology journal, to perform several tasks at once. "I'm thinking about articles that are right in front of me while planning upcoming (story) topics," says Gross, 50, of Kensington, Calif. "Oh,...
  • Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today

    Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today
    The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead. This is Port...
  • Kosher wine, beyond sweet red

    Kosher wine, beyond sweet red
    Passover preparation can be an arduous task. You clean the house, get rid of leavened foods, bring out the right china, cook a Seder dinner — and shop for kosher wine. "Jews are required to drink wine on Passover, even if they don't like wine and...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Bahrain and Iraq: Charles P. Gaffney Jr., 42, of Phoenix; corporal, Army. Gaffney was killed Dec. 24 in a rocket attack on his combat outpost...
  • Army Pvt. Benjamin B. Tollefson, 22, Concord, Calif.; killed in mortar attack in Iraq

    It had become, like many of their activities, tradition. So, every year, at the end of January, Ben Tollefson and Cory Renfrow spent a day hiking up Mt. Diablo in Contra Costa County. They would take their time walking past the pine trees and poison oak,...
  • Annette Haddad dies at 46; real estate reporter for The Times' Business section

    Annette Haddad dies at 46; real estate reporter for The Times' Business section
    Annette Haddad, a Business section reporter for the Los Angeles Times who covered the volatile Southern California residential real estate market, has died. She was 46. Haddad died Wednesday at her home in Pasadena of complications from ovarian cancer,...
  • Army Sgt. Gabriel Guzman, 25, Concord; killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan

    Army Sgt. Gabriel Guzman, 25, Concord;  killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
    Gabriel Guzman was serious about physical fitness and martial arts -- even if he could be a joker about so many other things. His former girlfriend, Amy Molloy, 24, said she bought him a huge set of swords and knives one Christmas. "He really had that...
  • Hal Gaba dies at 63; chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group

    Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63. Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
  • Market Watch: Flavorful grapes are coming to farmers markets

    Market Watch: Flavorful grapes are coming to farmers markets
    Table grapes are readily available year-round at supermarkets, and if you're just looking for a juicy, healthy snack, you can do perfectly well there. But if you're looking for grapes with flavor, the best source is farmers markets, where the season for...
  • Kyoho grapes: How to choose, store and prepare

    Most of the grapes you'll find in the supermarket are sweet and crunchy and not much else. But other varieties of grapes are becoming popular. If you love that old-fashioned grape jelly flavor, look for the Kyoho. It is ironic that the best-flavored...