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  1. Alameda County gives initial OK to allow more pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    County supervisors have given an initial OK to increasing the number of dispensaries allowed in the unincorporated areas from three to five and prohibiting dispensaries in residential and industrial areas. "It would be a disservice to the electorate and constituency of this county to not have regulations in place and I respect people who disagree with me," said Supervisor Nate Miley, whose district includes the unincorporated communities of Cherryland, Castro Valley, Fairview and most of Ashland.

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  2. Golf: eventsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    Legends Sports Charity Tournament: Aug. 28 at TPC Stone Brae Golf Course in Hayward. Registration at 9 a.m., shotgun start 11 am.

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  3. Health advisory issued on eating fish at two East Bay lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    Anglers fish at Lafayette Reservoir. The state has issued a revised advisory on how much fish from Lafayette and Chabot reservoirs is safe to eat.

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  4. BART pushes cellphone theft awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    Bay Area Rapid Transit police shared this image of a poster that will be translated into multiple languages and displayed on trains as part of a campaign to raise rider awareness of cellphone thefts. As Bay Area Rapid Transit police noted a suspect arrest at an East Bay station last week, they hope a campaign they are rolling out will help lower already dropping numbers on cellphone thefts.

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  5. Seesa s Candies opening Castro Valley locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    While brick-and-motar retailers struggle to attract customers, one popular company appears to have found the sweet spot - balancing online sales with stores. See's Candies, known for its black-and-white decor and free samples, is opening new stores and relocating others across California, including in Castro Valley and Pleasant Hill.

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  6. Social media explodes over Trumpa s transgender banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    Transgender and gay pride flags are waved at the Castro Valley Pride celebration Saturday, Jul14, at Castro Valley High School. President Trump's surprising tweets early Wednesday about barring transgenders from serving in the military were still warm when people took to social media to express their opinions for and against the move, each side bristling with passion.

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  7. Herhold: Real world gigs for politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    Courtesy Office of Rep. Eric Swalwell - Congressman Eric Swalwell learns how to pour a lattA while working as a barista at a Starbuck's coffee shop in Dublin, Calif. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 Swalwell performed the barista duties as part of his "In Your Shoes" program, which he says helps him stay connected to the needs and concerns of the average working man and woman in the Congressional district he serves.

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  8. Santa Clara County's tax hike went into effect April 1, and the state gas tax increase starts Nov. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Q: Why are our roads not improving? I am still swerving around the same potholes that have been around since winter. With the money from the new gas tax starting soon, why is nothing happening while the weather is favorable? A: Soon, work will begin.

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  9. Also: Does Coyote Hills Regional Park need a signal light?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    Your actions going into and out of a carpool lane could lead to a ticket for a moving violation. Q: A reader claimed that since a carpool lane ticket is not a moving violation, that he "could care less about paying the fine."

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  10. Several suspects in a Castro Valley cell phone robbery was arrested later in San Leandro.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    A cell phone robbery in Castro Valley Monday afternoon led Alameda County sheriff's deputies to San Leandro where several suspects were arrested after a search, authorities said. The robbery happened about 2:20 p.m. at a Starbucks, 22095 Center St., in Castro Valley, sheriff's Sgt.

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  11. Police made a public call for tips Thursday in the 2016 killing of a 37-year-old Castro Valley man.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Alameda County Sheriff released the number for an anonymous tip line Thursday as part of a public call for clues in a 2016 homicide. Caesar Plascencia, 37, was in front of his home in the 4100 block of Wilson Avenue about 6 p.m. on Nov. 28, 2016 when he was hit by several gunshots and killed, while his children stood a short distance away.

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  12. Bird woman of Castro Valley given 30 days to thin her flockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two parrots sit in a dilapidated cage in a Castro Valley backyard. The birds are two of an estimated 500 in the yard.

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  13. A woman suffered smoke inhalation in a fire Monday night on Carlton Avenue in Castro Valley.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    No one else was reported injured and firefighters rescued two dogs from the burning house. A small pet bird was also taken out of the house but attempts to revive it were not successful, officials said.

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  14. Judge drops two felony counts against former Oakland cop in prostitution caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A judge on Monday tossed out two felony charges against a former Oakland police officer after a prosecutor refused to release the name of a confidential informant. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Thomas Rogers had ordered prosecutor Sabrina Farrell to disclose the name or he would drop two felony counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice against Ryan Walterhouse, who left Oakland police after his arrest on prostitution related charges.

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  15. 500 exotic birds in East Bay backyard cages leave officials struggling for solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two parrots sit in a dilapidated cage in a Castro Valley backyard. The birds are two of an estimated 500 in the yard.

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  16. Racist graffiti prompts Castro Valley schools to take actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    School district administrators are planning to hold community discussions on discrimination after racist graffiti appeared twice at Castro Valley High School during the last week of school. "This cannot be unanswered, and that's why we work very hard to find out who has done this and make sure we always have preventative measures," Castro Valley Unified School District Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi said in an interview.

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  17. Ritaa s Italian Ice expands to Pleasanton, CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Rita's, an icy institution since 1984, has been spreading the gospel of Italian ice and frozen custard throughout the Bay Area. The newest purveyors, a Pleasanton one and a Campbell shop , join the locations in San Jose, Hayward, Castro Valley, San Carlos, Scotts Valley and Brentwood.

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  18. CIF state track: Bay Area's best take center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    St. Joseph Notre Dame's Cooper Teare, right, and Redwood's Liam Anderson, left, compete in the boys 3200 meter run at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions track and field meet held at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Months and months of preparation that included breathtaking performances along the way comes down to this weekend for state's top track and field athletes.

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  19. NCS Meet of Champions: Which athletes might break records?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Alyssa Brewer, junior, California: Brewer reaffirmed her status as the state's fastest runner in the 800 meters last week when she had a time of 2 minutes, 7.59 seconds at the NCS Tri-Valley Area meet. Running around the same time this week would give her the MOC record, which has stood for 35 years.

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  20. Top-ranked softball team falls in league championship gameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Foothill's Hailey Hayes, in a game last week against Amador Valley, stretches to catch a ball hit by Danielle Williams. One week after getting shutout without a hit against Amador Valley, Football managed three hits in a rematch against the Bay Area News Group's top-ranked softball team Thursday.

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