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News Roundup: Concord High's Perfect Season, Questions About Playground Death

Tuesday, Oct. 2: Headlines about Concord from around the web include an unbeaten football season for Concord High, Susan Bonilla's journey from English teacher to politician, and questions surrounding the death of an elderly woman.

Here's a roundup of Concord news from around the web on Tuesday, Oct. 2. See something missing? Add a link in the comments.

SF Gate:
Area's Unbeaten High School Teams
Coach Brian Hamilton and the Minutemen of Concord High are 5-0 this season, proving themselves to be a threat even to the larger teams. Running back Olito Thompson, with 894 yards and 11 touchdowns under his belt, is the headliner, while quarterback Wyatt Marrow and leading tackler Andrew Trimble keep bringing the games home.

The Contra Costa Times:
Bonilla's unlikely path from Shakespeare to Sacramento
Former Concord High School English teacher Susan Bonilla took a long shot for a city council seat ten years ago. Now she's completing her first term in state assembly and running unapposed for a second.

The Contra Costa Times:
Olympic High School Teacher Skip Weinstock Makes a Difference in His Students' Lives
Weinstock has been serving students at Olympic Continuation High School for more than 40 years. He cofounded the Service Learning Program on campus in 1976, which gives students exposure to new work environments in the hope of initiating some previously unconsidered career path.

The Contra Costa Times:
Questions Surround Adult Care Home Resident's Death
The family of Yolanda Membreno want to know how the 86-year-old slipped out of her care home undetected. The woman left Julia's Home on Hampton Drive in Concord Sunday afternoon and was found dead on the playground at Fair Oaks Elementary School in Pleasant Hill around 7 p.m.

allan membreno October 19, 2012 at 12:40 PM
After leaving my Mother in a adult care . Oh ! Sorry we do not know were She is. Oh ! We found Her DEAD in a s hool nearby .uh! (Can't belive is real).

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