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  1. Dublin: Despite drought, mega water park moves aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Inside Bay Area

    While residents are being asked to reduce water use by 10 percent in Dublin in the face of a state emergency, the city is making rapid progress on its $36 million aquatics park that is scheduled to open in less than nine months. The 31,000 square-foot aquatics center, set to be completed in February, will use about 480,000 gallons of water to fill its multiple pools, slides and splashy playground.

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  2. Pleasanton: Brush fire kept to 2 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Fire crews kept a potentially explosive brush fire that started Sunday night to two acres and prevented several homes from burning, authorities said. The two-alarm blaze in the area of Foothill Road and Laurel Creek Drive went up steep terrain and could have spread to the Pleasanton Ridge wilderness area, and that necessitated the second alarm, Batallion Chief Paul Legasa of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department said.

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  3. Driverless shuttlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    In a matter of weeks, the future of driverless mass transit in California will make its debut with the arrival of two shuttles that will undergo testing in Concord and later transport workers at Bishop Ranch business park in San Ramon. The Contra Costa Transportation Authority expects the shuttles to arrive this summer at the GoMentum Station, a test track at the former naval weapons station, said Randy Iwasaki, the agency's executive director.

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  4. Driverless shuttles coming to East Bay to be testedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    In a matter of weeks, the future of driverless mass transit in California will make its debut with the arrival of two shuttles that will undergo testing in Concord and later transport workers at Bishop Ranch business park in San Ramon. The Contra Costa Transportation Authority expects the shuttles to arrive this summer at the GoMentum Station, a test track at the former naval weapons station, said Randy Iwasaki, the agency's executive director.

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  5. Pleasanton council agrees to let voters decide anti-Costco measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council agreed Tuesday to let voters decide this November if they would like to ban big-box stores like Costco on a development area near the highway. Citizens for Planned Growth collected more than 5,000 signatures -- enough to force the council either to place the initiative on the fall ballot, hold a special election or adopt the initiative as-is.

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  6. Pet of the Week: MarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Bay Area

    The beat goes on with Marley, a nonstop, 1-year-old Australian Shepherd mix! He's playful, fun, smart and full of energy. Marley is learning to exercise his enthusiasm in appropriate ways and will do well with a confident handler.

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  7. Anti-Costco measure qualifies for Pleasanton ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Inside Bay Area

    A group trying to block a planned Costco in Pleasanton has collected enough signatures to force the City Council to either enact a ban on big-box stores, or put it before voters. The Pleasanton City Council will take up the proposed ballot measure at its meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 Bernal Ave. Citizens for Planned Growth, a citizens group, collected some 5,013 signatures of valid Pleasanton voters, easily exceeding the 4,015 signature minimum required to get the initiative certified, Tim Dupuis, the Alameda County Registrar of Voters reported this week The initiative would bar the city from approving a big-box store in a 40-acre development area along Johnson Drive parallel with Interstate 680 and north of Stoneridge Drive.

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  8. Pleasanton: Anti-Costco measure qualifies for ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Inside Bay Area

    A group trying to block a planned Costco in Pleasanton has collected enough signatures to force the City Council to either enact a ban on big-box stores, or put it before voters. The Pleasanton City Council will take up the proposed ballot measure at its meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 Bernal Ave. Citizens for Planned Growth, a citizens group, collected some 5,013 signatures of valid Pleasanton voters, easily exceeding the 4,015 signature minimum required to get the initiative certified, Tim Dupuis, the Alameda County Registrar of Voters reported this week The initiative would bar the city from approving a big-box store in a 40-acre development area along Johnson Drive parallel with Interstate 680 and north of Stoneridge Drive.

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  9. Pleasanton: Father, adult son disappear while rafting in Shadow Cliffs Lake ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Search crews resumed their efforts to locate a father and his adult son Monday morning after the two apparently fell off a large raft in a lake Sunday night, authorities said. The two were with a large group of people rafting in the Shadow Cliffs Recreational Area lake Sunday, spokeswoman Carolyn Jones of the East Bay Regional Parks Police District said.

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  10. Pleasanton: Police prepare for Fourth of July trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    With more than 70,000 people expected at the fair, the Pleasanton Police Department unveiled a detailed traffic plan Monday for the area around the Alameda County Fairgrounds and for the moment when the throngs all depart at once after the fireworks show. Pleasanton, teaming up with California Highway Department and Alameda County Sheriff's Department, will restrict parking on neighborhood streets and reroute cars from fair exits.

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  11. By Phil Jensen, [email protected]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    An association of field sports organizations is more than halfway toward making good on its commitment to raise $2 million toward the new sports complex at the Bernal Community Park. The Play Bernal campaign announced last week that it has secured two major sponsors for the complex, which includes three synthetic sports field.

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  12. Oakland police chief steps down amid sex scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Whent, who has spent his entire 20-year career with Oakland police, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the department after serving as deputy chief of BART police. Whent's departure comes amid an investigation of sexual misconduct involving police officers and a police dispatcher's daughter, which has upset Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

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  13. Castro Valley: Alameda County proposes Crow Canyon Road safety improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Cindy Luengo has lived in her Canyonlands home in Castro Valley for 43 years and can remember a time when she could easily walk across Crow Canyon Road and visit an elderly neighbor. Just last week, she sat in her car for close to 20 minutes, waiting for a safe chance to turn onto Crow Canyon Road during afternoon rush hour traffic.

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  14. Pleasanton: 43-home development winning at pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Measure K, the referendum to block 43 new luxury homes, was losing by 244 votes the day after election day, but the outcome isn't certain because of uncounted absentee ballots. Both sides for and against the Lund Ranch II development said Wednesday they are awaiting more results before declaring victory or defeat, even though it appears voters narrowly upheld the City Council's approval of the project.

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  15. Pleasanton couple pedaling the dream in their golden yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    In 1994, when they were in their 50s, Susie and Del Krause of Pleasanton picked up a brochure on bicycle touring while on vacation and decided to give it a try, pedaling for days through the hills of Vermont. For some, that might have been a once-and-done experience.

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  16. Alyssa Brewer, of California High School, wins the 400-meter race at...Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Alyssa Brewer, of California High School, wins the 400-meter race at the North Coast Section Tri-Valley Area Championships in track and field at Amador High School in Pleasanton, Calif., on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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  17. Livermore: WWII history to come aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Bringing living history to people nationwide, the Wings of Freedom tour pays tribute to the men and women who engaged in the war effort through aviation and other activities during World War II. This year marks the 24th year the Collings Foundation has brought the tour to Livermore.

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  18. Bay Area restaurants struggle to keep workers as living costs riseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Rhys Watkin cuts a pizza as he works at the Ascona Pizza Company location in Danville, Calif., on Monday, May 9, 2016. Ascona has improved its hiring practices by working with WebCorp, an online job application service for restaurant and retail businesses.

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  19. Pleasanton: Coroner ID's Brentwood man killed in I-580 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    It took nearly a week for the coroner to positively identify a Brentwood man killed in a fiery wreck caused by a multicar crash on I-580 in late April. Alvarez Gomez, 43, died after being trapped inside a 1999 BMW he was driving, after a major wreck involving five cars and multiple injuries.

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  20. 49ers announce exhibition scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The 49ers will open the Chip Kelly era with an exhibition game against the Houston Texans on Aug. 14 at 4 p.m. at Levi's Stadium. Their second game will be in Denver against the Super Bowl champion Broncos on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. The Green Bay Packers will play at Levi's on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m., and the 49ers close the exhibition season by visiting the San Diego Chargers on Sept.

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