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  1. Berkeley balcony collapse: negotiations unravel between Segue,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    The general contractor who filed for a restraining order against Alameda County prosecutors said that negotiations to allow Segue Construction to observe tests on evidence in the fatal Berkeley balcony collapse have ended with no resolution, and both sides will be back in court Thursday. "Segue was informed that the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, contrary to previous statements, is no longer willing to work with Segue and its representatives to find a meaningful resolution to the evidence preservation issues at hand," the company said in an e-mail statement.

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  2. Pet of the Week: TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    We can't resist, we have to say it ... here comes Trouble! You won't be able to resist the generous affections of this larger-than-life lad either. If you want a cat with real personality, 8-year-old Trouble's your guy! Get into Trouble today at Valley Humane Society, open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The facility is at 3670 Nevada St. in Pleasanton.

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  3. Recycled water station opens in DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Bay Area

    The Dublin San Ramon Services District has opened a second fill station where people can get up to 300 gallons of water per visit. There is no limit on visits per day.

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  4. Review: Casbah Mediterranean KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Bay Area

    Pleasanton's main drag packs a lot of diverse dining options into a relatively small space. Casbah Mediterranean Kitchen, which joined that crowded cavalcade in April, is an encore for owner Benjamin Jafari, who opened the original Casbah in 2011 in Livermore.

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  5. Local Happenings: "Romeo and Juliet" playing through July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Bay Area

    The County Fair features carnival rides, horse racing, July Fourth fireworks, food and a concert series starring Brian McKnight, the Beach Boys, War, Tanya Tuck and more. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. in Pleasanton.

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  6. Review: Casbah Mediterranean Kitchen expands to PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Bay Area

    Pleasanton's main drag packs a lot of diverse dining options into a relatively small space. Casbah Mediterranean Kitchen, which joined that crowded cavalcade in April, is an encore for owner Benjamin Jafari, who opened the original Casbah in 2011 in Livermore.

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  7. Pleasanton braces for July 4 trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Inside Bay Area

    With as many people expected on the Fourth of July as its entire population, Pleasanton has developed an elaborate plan to prevent the traffic nightmare that followed the fireworks show last year at the Alameda County Fair. It includes restricting parking on local streets, rerouting cars from fair exits and perhaps even closing some freeway offramps if the Alameda County Fairgrounds get too crowded.

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  8. Pleasanton: Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The crash happened about 6:10 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Stoneridge and Chabot drives, said Pleasanton police Lt. Jim Knox.

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  9. Former Amador High principal picked as interim Pleasanton schools chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    A former Amador Valley High School principal is coming out of retirement to become interim Pleasanton school superintendent for the next school year. Jim Hansen, who retired as Amador principal in 2013, was appointed by the Pleasanton School Board Thursday to replace Supt.

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  10. Around Pleasanton: Longtime community pillar honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Fire Battalion Chief Joe Testa and Mayor Jerry Throne recently paid a visit to The Parkview to bestow a Lifetime Achievement Award on one of Pleasanton's great Americans, 92-year-old Bob Juniper. Juniper's family, friends and fellow residents were on hand to congratulate and celebrate with cookies and Parkview's famous lemonade.

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  11. Pet of the Week: IndigoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Indigo is a loving, curious three-month-old kitten who loves to give kisses and sit on shoulders! She'll steal your heart with her playful nature and wants nothing more than to cuddle with you. Come get kissed by Indigo today! She is available at Valley Humane Society, open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The facility is at 3670 Nevada St. in Pleasanton.

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  12. Local Happenings: Alameda County Fair going on through July 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The County Fair features carnival rides, horse racing, July Fourth fireworks, food and a concert series starring Brian McKnight, the Beach Boys, War, Tanya Tuck and more. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. in Pleasanton.

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  13. 'Deep-fried wood fired pastrami pizza' wins fair SnackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Deep-Fried Wood Fired Pastrami Pizza took home first place in the Alameda County Fair's second annual Snackdown competition, officials with the fair said Saturday. Tony Cardinali of Cardinali's Family Concessions created the pizza, which consists of deep-fried pizza crust, mozzarella cheese, pastrami, red onions, sauerkraut and mustard sauce, county fair officials said.

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  14. 'Deep-fried wood fired pastrami pizza' wins Alameda County fair snackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Deep-Fried Wood Fired Pastrami Pizza took home first place in the Alameda County Fair's second annual Snackdown competition, officials with the fair said Saturday. Tony Cardinali of Cardinali's Family Concessions created the pizza, which consists of deep-fried pizza crust, mozzarella cheese, pastrami, red onions, sauerkraut and mustard sauce, county fair officials said.

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  15. Experts: Balcony shouldn't have collapsed if built to designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Inside Bay Area

    The structural and waterproofing designs for the balcony that collapsed and killed six college students in Berkeley were up to code and, if built as specified, the deck should have never failed, experts said Thursday after reviewing the plans. "If everything was done per the drawings ... that balcony should not have gone anywhere," said Lupe Zepeda, a senior construction consultant and weatherproofing expert with Childress Engineering Services.

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  16. Experts: Berkeley balcony should not have collapsed if built to designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Inside Bay Area

    The structural and waterproofing designs for the balcony that collapsed and killed six college students in Berkeley were up to code and, if built as specified, the deck should have never failed, experts said Thursday after reviewing the plans. "If everything was done per the drawings ... that balcony should not have gone anywhere," said Lupe Zepeda, a senior construction consultant and weatherproofing expert with Childress Engineering Services.

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  17. Berkeley: Company that built complex where balcony collapsed has history of legal troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Inside Bay Area

    The construction company that built the apartment building here where a fifth-story balcony gave way Tuesday morning, sending six students to their deaths, was sued in 2011 over alleged water damage to balconies at a San Jose apartment complex, according to court records. Pleasanton-based Segue Construction was hired by the Irvine Corp., in 2001 for work on The Pines apartments.

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  18. Alameda County Fair adds monster trucks and extreme rodeo to menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Inside Bay Area

    The Bay Area's biggest county fair opened Wednesday with a lineup of the familiar pig races and carnival rides plus a new slate of action attractions appealing to visitors' inner cowboy or truck driver. Alameda County Fair patrons this year can see extreme rodeo with bull riding and horse riding, monster trucks that leap over rows of vehicles, and an RV demolition derby.

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  19. Pleasanton council halts planning for housing on big parcelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council has stopped planning for housing development on the last big empty parcel in town at least until the drought ends. The 3-0 vote Tuesday night followed a series of public meetings when local residents rebuked the city for assessing options for some 1,300 homes on an old gravel quarry site on Stanley Boulevard.

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  20. Wild cat finds perfect homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Inside Bay Area

    DEAR JOAN: Three years and nine months ago I got a frantic phone call from one of my young teenage grandsons. He was at his other grandma's farm near Placerville and had rescued a little kitten from disaster.

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