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  1. Pet of the Week: BoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Jose Mercury News

    A terrier mix with an electric personality, Bolt is bound to be adopted in a flash. The 4-year-old quicksilver canine crackles with energy yet conducts himself with an atmosphere of equilibrium.

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  2. Local Happenings: July Fourth parties in Pleasanton, San Ramon parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    Introduction to Permaculture Workshop -- 10 a.m. to noon. March 5 is the first in a 12 week series.

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  3. Summer Blues Festivals: Here's where to catch the hot licksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    There's some truth behind the iconic image of the lone blues musician easing the suffering of his soul at midnight with a slippery slide guitar lick, or a despairing riff on the harmonica. The blues can certainly offer solace in the darkest night, but the music is even more reliable as a force that brings people together, which is why it thrives during the long days of summer.

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  4. Pleasanton: 72-year-old resident identified as bicyclist killed in collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | San Jose Mercury News

    A bicyclist who was fatally hit by a vehicle last week has been identified as 72-year-old Gail Turner of Pleasanton, according to the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau. At around 7 a.m. on June 23, Turner was traveling southbound on Valley Avenue and was riding her bike in the crosswalk at the intersection of Stanley Boulevard when she was struck by a car traveling east on Stanley., police said.

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  5. U.S. national bocce championships rolling into East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    For the fourth time in 10 years, Campo di Bocce in Livermore is hosting the national championships that are expected to draw about 150 participants from as far away as Massachusetts. A money tournament kicks off the festivities on Saturday, and the national championships begin on Monday with the opening ceremonies at 7:45 a.m. The championships conclude on July 2. Bocce is the third-most popular ball sport internationally behind golf and soccer, based on participation, said Campo di Bocce Chief Operating Officer Ben Musolf.

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  6. Seasoned Collector: Collectibles at Pleasanton fair; 'Third Thursdays' at FiloliRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    I thought a trip to the county fair was all about corn dogs, blue ribbons, the midway and cute baby animals. Well, that was before I was picked to join a panel of judges reviewing hobby exhibits at the annual Alameda County Fair.

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  7. Livermore pot bust roils dispute over medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Tensions between police and medical marijuana advocates escalated this week with the arrest of four men in a pot collective in Livermore after they returned from a cannabis trade show in San Francisco. Some 60 supporters of the men rallied outside a Pleasanton courthouse Wednesday afternoon shortly before the defendants were charged with conspiring to illegally grow and sell marijuana.

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  8. Roadshow: How to stop I-680 line-jumpers in FremontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q It's sad. The drive from Pleasanton to Sunol is not any better five years after the express lane opened on Interstate 680.

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  9. Danville approves cameras to read license plates, watch streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Town Council agreed Tuesday to spend $839,000 for license plate-reading cameras in an effort to cut down on crime in the community. The system will include 36 fixed and 18 portable plate-reading cameras, as well as 33 stationary "situational awareness cameras," much like those used in cities to take a wider look at streets and neighborhoods.

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  10. Dublin: City Council approves license plate reader systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    City leaders unanimously approved the purchase of a license plate reader system Tuesday night, the latest Tri-Valley community to deploy high-tech tools in the fight against low-tech crimes. San Ramon, Pleasanton and Livermore already have approved such systems, and the Dublin City Council voted to join them following an increase in break-ins this year.

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

    Tuesday Jun 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    A veritable platoon of kittens has taken over Valley Humane Society, and 2-month-old Pharah is leading the offense! The spry tortoiseshell is issuing commands from our lobby: They plan to infiltrate homes all over the Tri-Valley with cute and cuddly maneuvers. Adopt your next kitten today from Valley Humane Society today, 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. Tri-Valley police logs: Sex offenses reported in PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    THEFT -- 8:05 a.m. Theft by use of access card information, 100 block of Civic Plaza and at 10:45 a.m. Petty theft, 7200 block of Regional Street. THEFT -- 6:07 p.m. Shoplifting, 7400 block of Dublin Boulevard and at 11:43 a.m., 7200 block of Amador Plaza Road.

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  13. Organic fried chicken eatery coming to Pleasant HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Organic Coup, a new fried chicken fast-food chain, is opening its third Bay Area restaurant in downtown Pleasant Hill. Founded by two former Costco executives, The Organic Coup bills itself as the nation's first certified organic fast-food eatery.

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  14. Photos: Alameda County Fair kicks off in PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Fremont Bulletin

    At least it did not stop the Acrobats of Hebei China from doing their acrobatic performance to kick off the annual Alameda County Fair on Wednesday. Despite heavy winds, the six-person performance wowed the crowd with hoop diving, balancing tricks and playing the traditional Chinese sport of Diablo.

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  15. Pet of the Week: DenimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    Denim will fit right with just about any family who is willing to earn her trust. This 3-year-old silver tabby enjoys gentle petting; if you are patient, you will get all her affection.

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  16. Local Happenings: California Writers Club to meet in PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    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. Introduction to Permaculture Workshop -- 10 a.m. to noon.

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  17. East Bay attorney convicted of hit-and-run faces consequences if he lied to judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    A San Ramon attorney convicted in a 2012 hit-and-run death of a Chinese tourist in Dublin has finished serving his jail sentence, but he is not off the hook just yet. After a night of drinking with a female paralegal, Smith struck Hu on Dougherty Road in Dublin while driving a Mercedes-Benz sedan and was later arrested by Dublin police.

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  18. Pleasanton police search for suspects in mall robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    Two males pepper-sprayed and robbed a customer, taking his cell phone, at about 7:35 p.m. on June 3, police said. The suspects fled in a black four-door sedan.

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  19. Alameda County Fair opens for business on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    Whether it's high-stakes horse racing, visitors in pursuit of cheese-stuffed pickles, or people rushing for one of the 500 new-for-2016 Premium Reserved seats available for the Big O Tires Concert Series, the need for speed is everywhere. Fueling the fervor of horse owners, trainers, riders and fans of their sport, the California Horse Racing Board's recent transfer of six fall racing days from Stockton to the Alameda County fairgrounds has folks like Pleasanton native Allen Aldrich pumped.

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  20. Mayor says Oakland police chief resigned on his ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police Chief Sean Whent's decision to resign effective Friday was his and his alone, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said at a morning news conference, despite reports he was forced out. "The chief's decision to resign was his decision.

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