Best Of Editor Picks

August 2009

Top Tickets: August 26-September 1

08/26/09

Top Tickets: August 26-September 1

Diablo's picks for the can't-miss events of the coming week: Shrek on Dublin’s big screen, Oakland’s Eat Real Festival, a Rosie the Riveter musical aboard the SS Red Oak Victory, Mai Tai Day, and Sheryl Crow at Wente.

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[GIVEAWAY CLOSED] Concert Contest: Win tickets to see Al Green at the Warfield, September 2

08/26/09

[GIVEAWAY CLOSED] Concert Contest: Win tickets to see Al Green at the Warfield, September 2

Soul legend brings smooth croonings to San Francisco, we have a pair of freebies for a lucky reader.

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Diablo Fit: Pro Health Care for Prep Athletes

08/25/09

Diablo Fit: Pro Health Care for Prep Athletes

Tri Valley High school teams get professional athletic medical care

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08/25/09

Watch Diablo's executive editor discuss homegrown eggs on ABC-7s View From the Bay

Michaela Jarvis shows off her backyard chicken coop on View From The Bay

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Top Tickets: August 19-25

08/19/09

Top Tickets: August 19-25

Diablo's picks for the can't-miss events of the coming week: Movies in the Park, 3,000 hot-rods in Pleasanton, Mount Diablo Jazz Festival, Oakland Chinatown StreetFest, Keeping It Real dinners, and Willows Theatre presents Hair.

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[GIVEAWAY CLOSED] Concert Contest: Win tickets to see Anita Baker at the Mount Diablo Jazz Festival in Concord

08/18/09

[GIVEAWAY CLOSED] Concert Contest: Win tickets to see Anita Baker at the Mount Diablo Jazz Festival in Concord

Jazz legend and music festival come to the Sleep Train Pavilion this Saturday.

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08/14/09

End Your Summer on a Musical Note

The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, City of Lafayette and Red House Studios host this year’s summer music series, “Rock the Plaza”

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Check Out Flegel's Finest

08/12/09

Check Out Flegel's Finest

Flegel's furniture store in San Ramon is hosting an open house this Friday

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Top Tickets: August 12-18

08/12/09

Top Tickets: August 12-18

Diablo's picks for the can't-miss events of the coming week: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Cal Shakes’ Happy Days, Danville’s Art & Wine Stroll, Barbara Boxer at Rakestraw, Oakland Art & Soul Festival, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Willows Cabaret.

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How Fast Time Flies

08/07/09

How Fast Time Flies

Popular Walnut Creek–based digital scrapbooking company grows up, adding wedding and travel themes to its popular childhood collection.

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Top Tickets: August 5-11

08/05/09

Top Tickets: August 5-11

Diablo's picks for the can't-miss events of the coming week: the Urban Wine Experience, Livermore's Taste of Downtown, Faust by Festival Opera, Sunol's wine and cheese trains, and the Tony Award-winning August: Osage County.

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Las Lomas High Senior Swims to Glory at World Championships

08/03/09

Las Lomas High Senior Swims to Glory at World Championships

Walnut Creek-resident Kasey Carlson wins bronze and grabs American record at competition in Rome.

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