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  1. Livermore City Council OKs Ponderosa Homes neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    The Livermore City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve development of 49 single-family homes across from the Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national labs. The new Ponderosa Homes neighborhood, to be known as The Vines, will be built at the southwest corner of East Avenue and Vasco Road, with construction likely to begin by early spring of 2016.

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  2. Bay Area Weather: Hot, hot, hotter predicted for the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    This sun-kissed time of year will get downright scorching this week, pushing inland temperatures above 100 degrees by Wednesday and creating a high risk of dangerous brush fires, a National Weather Service forecaster said Monday was expected to be merely hot, with mercury rising to 95 in Concord, Livermore, San Jose, Healdsburg and other inland cities, he said. It will be 70 right along the coast, but as high as 80 in Oakland and other East Bay waterfront cities.

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  3. Alameda County Fair attendance dropped this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The popularity of the Alameda County Fair -- the biggest one in the Bay Area -- wilted in blazing summer heat this year with attendance down 6.4 percent for its 17-day run. Fair officials said given the heat, they were pleased with the attendance at the fair from June 17 through July 5. They also were happy that large crowds filled a new temporary 3,000-seat arena for action events like bull riding, monster truck rallies and demolition derbies.

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  4. Cardinals' Stephen Piscotty scratched from lineup with stiff neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Rookie Stephen Piscotty from Pleasanton was scratched from the St. Louis Cardinals lineup due to a stiff neck. Piscotty, a former Amador Valley High and Stanford standout, was 2 for 8 with a double in two starts, the first appearances of his career since his contract was purchased from Triple-A Memphis.

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  5. Pleasanton council votes to ban smoking in city parks and on trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The city is banning smoking in city parks and on trails to fight cigarette butt litter and the risks of public exposure to secondhand smoke. In a decision inspired by the city's advisory youth commission, the City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to extending a smoking ban to trails and all parts of city parks except the municipal golf course.

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  6. SAP to move regional offices to San Ramon's Bishop RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Inside Bay Area

    SAP has signed a lease to occupy a big portion of the former AT&T and Pacific Bell building in San Ramon's Bishop Ranch office park, the park's principal developer said Wednesday. Approximately 450 SAP employees could potentially work in the building, which totals 1.8 million square feet in a park-like setting in San Ramon.

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  7. Pleasanton: Fairgrounds to host Girl Scout CamporeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Girl Scouts of Northern California and a committee of local volunteers is hosting its third international Girl Scout Camporee July 26-Aug. 2 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. More than 400 sixth- through 12th-grade campers from six states, and four foreign counties, will take part in some of 70 various workshops, ranging from a hot glass workshop to belly dancing, zumba and yogurt to orienteering and programming.

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  8. St. Jude Medical Said in Talks to Buy Implant Maker ThoratecRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Inside Bay Area

    St. Jude Medical Inc. is in talks to acquire Thoratec Corp., a maker of implants that aid failing hearts, according to people familiar with the situation. While the two companies are in ongoing discussions, no final deal has been agreed and the negotiations may still fall apart, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing a private matter.

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  9. Tri-Valley's June water conservation sets recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Tri-Valley residents achieved record or near-record water savings rates during June as they braced for another summer in the drought. Four tap water suppliers for Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon each reported water reductions from 41 to 49.8 percent during June -- roughly double the conservation rate ordered by the state.

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  10. Pet of the Week: NeptuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Inside Bay Area

    You'll get along swimmingly with Neptune! This 5-year-old feline sports tempest-tossed fur, but waves of peace will wash over you with this mighty fellow at your side. Lose yourself in the depths of his sea foam eyes and treat this big bundle of love like a god.

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  11. Cetrella, Turn Grill join Los Altos restaurant scene; Bill's Cafe expands to PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Inside Bay Area

    First, Turn Bar & Grill, a longtime dream of owners Julie and Jim Otis, took over the former A.G. Ferrari spot at 295 Main St. It's a creative Americana menu with lots of seasonal touches. Think roasted beef bone marrow with stone fruit compote; pork belly pizza with fresh figs; summer squash "lasagna" with stuffed squash blossoms; and, for dessert, peach-berry cobbler.

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  12. Sunol: Homes threatened by brush fires along I-680Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Two vegetation fires that started Monday morning along northbound Interstate 680 near Sunol were threatening homes, according to a fire dispatcher. Crews were called to the blazes at 10:34 a.m., and a short time later three alarms were called.

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  13. Fremont Unified administrators win awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Five members of Fremont Unified School District's administrative staff were recognized by the Association of California School Administrators on June 18. From left, Jim Hough, Raul Parungao, Kim Wallace, Jim Morris, Kristina Palos and Raul Zamora. Photo courtesy of Fremont Unified School District Five members of Fremont Unified School District's administrative staff were recognized by the Association of California School Administrators, Region 6, on June 18 in Pleasanton.

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  14. Pleasanton: Amador Valley High Class of 2015 leaves mark with muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Muralist Victoria Miraglio adds the finishing touches to a mural at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, Calif., July 1, 2015. Miraglio, through the efforts of students, was commissioned to paint the 63 x 11 feet mural at the school.

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  15. Pleasanton: Suspicious grass fire extinguishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Firefighters with the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and CalFire arrived about 2:15 p.m. to Hearst Drive and Remillard Court and found a 1-acre blaze on a steep hillside, Livermore-Pleasanton acting deputy fire chief Joe Testa said in a statement. Firefighters set hose lines between the fire and homes before taking on the main blaze, which was contained by 2:55 p.m. "Conditions this afternoon were hot and dry," Testa said.

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  16. San Lorenzo: Sunnyvale man killed, Pleasanton woman arrested after fatal collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Inside Bay Area

    A Sunnyvale man was killed when a Pleasanton woman struck his parked car on Interstate 880 late Monday, authorities said. Just before 10 p.m., officers got a call that two cars had collided in the southbound lanes north of Paseo Grande, according to the CHP.

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  17. Family fun: Learn to play bocce in LivermoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Michael Godfrey, left, of Livermore, watches his sister Linda Allen, of Garden Valley, toss a bocce ball at Campo di Bocce in Livermore on May 1, 2015. Campo di Bocce features indoor and outdoor bocce ball courts.

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  18. Pleasanton limits free reclaimed water amid surging popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Reclaimed water from California's first sewer plant to give it away free has become so popular in the drought that operators are limiting who can use it. Struggling with traffic congestion from the 2,500 people signed up to haul away treated effluent to irrigate lawns and landscaping, sewer district operators have decided to limit new sign-ups to residents of Dublin, Pleasanton and San Ramon.

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  19. Harper Lee hoopla at Bay Area bookstoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Inside Bay Area

    You can bet a Gray Ghost against two Tom Swifts that, come Tuesday, Harper Lee fans will be over the moon with glee, finally getting eager eyes on "Go Set a Watchman" and ever-so-politely raiding Bay Area bookstores. "This is a big deal, on the scale of interest for the Harry Potter books," said Kathleen Caldwell, owner of A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland, noting that it won't be wand-wielding tweens this time so much as a more adult crowd ... in seersucker and stiff collars? "There's always that possibility," she said.

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  20. S.F. pier shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Inside Bay Area

    After a week of ferocious nationwide debate, the Steinle family will quietly gather Thursday and do what they have been trying to outside of the overwhelming political echo chamber: remember Kathryn. At a winery in Livermore, friends and family from across the country will share stories about Kathryn Steinle, the 32-year-old adventurer who had fallen in love with a handsome young lawyer whom she wanted to marry.

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