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Following President Joe Biden’s order, cities around the Tri-Valley have joined the nation and U.S. embassies in lowering flags to half-mast through Friday, Feb. 26, in memory of the 500,000 American lives lost to COVID-19.

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The East Bay Holocaust Education Center, a new nonprofit organization based in Pleasanton, is sponsoring an artwork, writing, and video contest open to high school students in the East Bay area.