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  1. Ballot measures aim to limit patient costs at Stanford hospitals in Palo Alto, LivermoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Almaden Resident

    A union that represents Stanford health care employees has qualified two November ballot measures asking voters to restrict patient expenses at the university's hospitals in Palo Alto and Livermore. Although SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West also initiated petition drives to qualify similar measures in Redwood City and Pleasanton where Stanford operates hospitals too, union spokesman Sean Wherley said it dropped those efforts partly because of costs.

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  2. Pig racing at the county fair a " cute or cruel? The answer isna t simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Pig racing is a big draw at any fair they visit, but some wonder if the pigs are mistreated and exploited in the name of entertainment. Pigs run down the track during the "All Alaskan Racing Pigs" races at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Friday, June 15, 2018.

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  3. Police say a Santa Cruz County resident confessed to the two-city crime spree.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pacifica Tribune

    A man police described as a "one-man crime wave" suspected of a carjacking, burglary, vandalisms, theft and arson in Pleasant and Fremont has been arrested, authorities said Monday. The suspect, Daniel Burns, 35, a Santa Cruz County resident, confessed to the Friday spree after his arrest Saturday in Scotts Valley, authorities said.

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  4. A Disney pastry chef and blue-ribbon judge dishes on state fair foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    Food contest judge Deborah Grossman reacts to a spicy "Drunken Pickle Popper" by Nathan Janousak of the Get Pickled food stand in the first ever "Snackdown," fair-food competition at the Alameda County Fair in 2014. The Alameda County Fair's Snackdown Friday competition features the outrageous new creations offered up by fair food vendors.

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  5. These 5 California county fairs are definitely worth a tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    Fairgoers take an evening ride on the "Wave Swinger" at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Friday, July 1, 2016. Pigs race down the front stretch during the "All Alaskan Racing Pigs" races at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, June 29, 2017.

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  6. Bay Area calendar: Pirates, wine festival and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    You've Got a Friend: The Carole King Songbook, is being held June 23 in Pleasanton. It will be performed by the Rhythm Method 4. Call of the Sea Gala will be held on June 9. They will be conducting dockside tours of brigantine Matthew Turner.

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  7. Overturned big rig creates traffic nightmare on Interstate 580Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    An overturned big rig created a logjam for commuters Friday morning on a stretch of westbound Interstate 580 between Dublin and Castro Valley. The accident blocked two lanes of traffic during the morning rush hour and backed up traffic several miles from Eden Canyon Road in Castro Valley to the 680 interchange in Dublin/Pleasanton, according to ABC7.

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  8. Summer fun: Alameda County Fair, King Tut in L.A., film memorabilia and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Almaden Resident

    The "All Alaskan Racing Pigs," above, will run again at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. The Great American Racing Pigs will compete in San Mateo.

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  9. Cattle drive, cocktail and wine festivals join the traditional fair funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    Visit Tri-Valley Director of Marketing and Communications Robin Fahr and judge tries the Doritos corn on the cob, fresh, roasted corn on the cob rolled in a crunchy layer of crushed Doritos and topped with warm cheese created by California Corn Company during the 2017 Snackdown Fryday competition at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Friday, June 23, 2017. The annual friendly competition features the outrageous new creations offered up by fair food vendors.

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  10. Alameda County Fair: Here are the Top 10 shows for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    Organizers have put together another impressive lineup of concerts for the Alameda County Fair, which runs June 15 to July 8 at the fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Hard-rockers Blue Oyster Cult, hip-hop legend Sir Mix-a-Lot, country great LeAnn Rimes and local R&B heroes En Vogue are among the top names on the bill.

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  11. 7 awesome things to do in the SF Bay Area over Fathera s Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    Fairgoers take an evening ride on the "Wave Swinger" at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. Doritos corn on the cob was just one of the dishes served at the 2017 Snackdown Fryday competition at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton.

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  12. What can you rent for $2,800 per month in San Jose, Berkeley, Oakland, Pleasanton and San FranciscoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    With a budget of of $2,800, we reviewed rentals in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Berkeley and Pleasanton using data from Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding an apartment. Take a look at what we found, below.

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  13. Free concerts, a cattle drive, horse racing -- plus all the food-on-a-stick you can eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Inside Bay Area

    The All Alaskan Racing Pigs will return to the San Mateo and Pleasanton fairs this season. This month, the entertainment scene moves to the Bay Area's two biggest county fairs, the San Mateo County Fair in San Mateo and, starting a week later, the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton .

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  14. 11 men arrested in Pleasanton prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | San Jose Mercury News

    Eleven men were arrested Thursday in a prostitution sting operation at a local hotel meant to send a message to potential customers, police said Friday. One man thought he was going to have paid sex with a 15-year-old girl, while another wanted to act as a pimp, police said.

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  15. Results from North Coast Section playoff softball gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    Foothill High's Lauren Hermes , left, and Hope Alley celebrate after Hermes laid down a squeeze bunt scoring Alley for the go ahead run in the sixth inning of their softball game against Amador Valley High in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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  16. It is a myth that serial killers don't stop; some of the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    In this picture of a family picture taken in Pleasanton, Calif., on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, is seen Cheri Domingo who was murdered along with her then-boyfriend at a home in Goleta, California in 1971, by the so called "Golden State Killer," He was arrested Wednesday. Dave Domingo shows some family photos of his mother Cheri Domingo and their family at his home in Pleasanton, Calif., on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

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  17. BART rejects Livermore expansion; mayor vows rail connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    Instead, BART's board of directors Thursday evening voted to do nothing in a controversial decision pitting the system's existing needs against the wishes of residents who have been paying into the district for over 40 years. Ultimately, the board voted for what seemed like the next best option: let another agency build it.

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  18. Need a safe place to exchange goods? Sunnyvale police has just the place for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Pacifica Tribune

    Following the lead of cities like Milpitas and Fremont, the department recently announced a new exchange zone right in front of police headquarters, at 700 All America Way, for in-person transactions and custody exchanges. Following the lead of cities like Milpitas and Fremont, the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety has found a safer place for strangers to exchange goods - right in front of police headquarters.

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  19. On Thursday, BART's board is expected to make a pivotal decision about a rail alternative.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Traffic backs up on westbound Interstate 580 during the morning commute as seen from the El Charro Road overpass in Livermore, Calif., on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Every weekday, interstates 580 and 680 through the East Bay and into the South Bay turn into seas of red brake lights as some 83,000 commuters cross the Altamont Pass from San Joaquin County into the Bay Area.

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  20. Big changes for Bay Area job marketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Commuters idle in traffic on Interstate 580 in Pleasanton. The Bay Area economy rocketed to big job gains during May, adding 11,000 jobs, an upswing that was powered by hefty employment gains in Santa Clara County, the East Bay and the San Francisco-San Mateo areas, state labor officials reported Friday.

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