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  1. Cattle drive 'mooves' through downtown Pleasanton to kick off Alameda County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Cows are herded down Main Street to help kick-off the opening of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Friday, June 16, 2017. The fair runs to July 9. Huge crowds lined the streets as cows are herded through downtown Pleasanton to help kick-off the opening of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Friday, June 16, 2017.

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  2. Tri-Valley Haven marks 40 years of serving people in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Begun in 1977 as a crisis line run out of the home of one of the group's founders, Tri-Valley Haven this month will celebrate its ruby anniversary to make 40 years of service. The organization has grown to encompass a range of facilities and services designed to protect residents when they're at their most vulnerable.

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  3. Around Pleasanton: Summer activities abound to keep bodies, minds sharpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Summer is, quite literally, stampeding its way into our city over the next three days. On June 23, more than a hundred head of cattle will parade their way through downtown Pleasanton to the Fairgrounds for the opening day of the Alameda County Fair - a hearkening to the city's Wild West history, which, unlike our era, was not documented by Snapchat.

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  4. Cuisine Scene: Faz owner reflects on lifetime of food memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Restauranteur Faz Poursohi grills kabobs at Faz restaurant on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pleasanton, Calif. Restauranteur Faz Poursohi works on his house made flatbread at Faz restaurant on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pleasanton, Calif.

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  5. Tri-Valley events: Cirque Des Betes coming to LivermoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Please email Valley Journal and Times-Herald calendar items at least two weeks in advance of when they occur to [email protected] and type "calendar item" in the subject line, or call 510-208-6451. Cirque Des Btes: 7 p.m., Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th St., Livermore.

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  6. Tri-Valley pet of the week: SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Hi-ho, Silver! This cat is a gorgeous 2-year-old gray feline that loves to be held. There's no need to rein in your affection for this lonesome lady.

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  7. Roadshow: My BART train resembles a homeless encampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Contra Costa Times

    BART passengers worry that homeless issues are migrating onto the trains. Above, a homeless encampment located under the tracks in Oakland.

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  8. Oh deer! Injured animal dies after rescue by Pleasanton firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Around 12:30 p.m., firefighters responded to Smallwood Court off Hearst Drive after neighbors' calls alerted them to a baby deer that had gotten its head caught between metal bars of a fence, Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Capt. Ashton Scott said.

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  9. Man charged in Livermore ranch rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    A man shot Sunday on a remote ranch after he went on a destructive spree in a pickup truck and tried to run down the property owner has been criminally charged, according to authorities and court records.. Authorities said Friday that Scott P. Hagan, 55, of Pleasanton, was charged Wednesday with assault with a deadly weapon and felony vandalism.

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  10. Work to start on housing complex on Richmond waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Grading work is proceeding on a Point Richmond waterfront development that touts itself as "the impossible dream made real: peace, tranquility and luxury with a panoramic view of the Bay." Waterline , with 60 apartments and townhomes, is supposed to begin construction in the summer after almost five years in the approvals pipeline, according to a press release from developer Shea Homes.

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  11. Dog embarks in new role as 'Ambassadog' to PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Amber Hall, a 15-year-old Corgi Shepherd who was rescued by the Hall family in 2003, will represent Pleasanton's canine residents. The title for ambassadog was up for bids at the Valley Humane Society's Tails at Twilight auction in March, and the Hall family was the top bidder.

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  12. MomWarrior conference in San Ramon takes aim at work/family balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Tet Salva grew up in the Philippines with a mother who worked full-time and was largely hands-off. Her father, too, was mostly absent.

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  13. Around Livermore: Trinity Baptist pastor retires, goes fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Surrounded by family, friends and members of Trinity Baptist Church, Associate Pastor Merril Smoak celebrated 39 years of ministry with a churchwide luncheon and reception April 23 before embarking on a new journey - retirement. April 28 marked his last day as the church's associate pastor of music and worship.

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  14. Opinion: If Trump starts requiring fake data, it will be a disaster for businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Press Secretary Sean Spicer has told journalists at a White House press briefing that the president was lying, and laughed about it. In reference to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' positive monthly jobs report, Spicer quoted President Trump as saying "They may have been phony in the past, but it's very real now."

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  15. Tri-Valley Happenings: In San Ramon, learn composting basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Please email Valley Journal and Times-Herald calendar items at least two weeks in advance of when they occur to [email protected] and type "calendar item" in the subject line, or call 510-208-6451. Home Composting for Busy People: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Forest Home Farms, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon.

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  16. Allergies stuffing up Bay Area, as rainy winter fuels revenge of the pollenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    If you're sniffling, sneezing, scrunching and scratching your nose, you won't be surprised: With Mother's Day approaching, the Bay Area is suffering through the mother of all allergy seasons. This year's bountiful rain is responsible for beautiful blooms and teeming plants and pollen counts that are three to four times higher than normal, experts say - which explains the long lines at the pharmacy and long waits to see an allergist.

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  17. Today: Free ice cream cones at Haagen-Dazs shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Get your free kiddie-sized cone or cup today at shops at Valley Fair, Stoneridge or Westfield S.F. Today, May 9, is Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs, with shops scooping for free from 4 to 8 p.m. Participating shops in the Bay Area are at Valley Fair mall in Santa Clara, Stoneridge Shopping Center in Pleasanton and Westfield San Francisco Centre. It's one kiddie-sized scoop per guest.

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  18. Indian dance creates connection to cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    One Sunday morning as teenage girls gathered to rehearse the graceful steps and sculpture-like poses and gestures of classical Indian dance, Manju Lind reflected on how much this dance has been a part of her life since she was 5 years old. In the 1980s, Lind was one of the first students of the Berkeley-based Kalanjali, a dance school specializing in Bharatanatyam, one of the Indian classical dances, also being taught at Concord, Walnut Creek and Danville.

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  19. Tri-Valley Pet of the Week: CadburyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Cadbury's medium-length tortoiseshell coat may be diluted, but her torti-tude is full-strength! This 3-month-old kitten is rarin' to go, ready for a home that will satisfy her need for play and show her the benefits of quiet snuggling. Stop by soon, because once she's gone, she's gone! Visit Cadbury at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada St. in Pleasanton.

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  20. Valley Stars: High school civics team places fifth in U.S. contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Pleasanton Unified School District congratulates Amador Valley High School's competitive civics team for finishing in fifth place in the national 'We the People' competition held April 21-24 in Washington, D.C. The school's Competitive Civics team this year includes Bryan Tor, Steven Wu, Max VerKuilen, Meg Shriber, Peter Oh, Manan Khattar, Timothy Huang, Cindy Wang, Nitish Padavala, Anshul Shah, Japjot Singh, Kaytki Joshi, Sahil Kapoor, Ian Castro, Gowri Nayar, Madhu Krishnan, Rohan Tyagi, Brittney Kim and Arie Chen. "We the People" is a national educational program that promotes civic competence and responsibility.

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