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  1. Secret SidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    The opening of Vargas Plateau Regional Park will for many visitors be the introduction to these hills, but it's well-known terrain to young people who frequented a clandestine hangout known as the Secret Sidewalk. At the north edge of the new parkland, on the hillside just above the railroad track, is an odd stretch of six-foot-wide concrete path.

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  2. Vargas ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    The first new East Bay Regional park in six years opens Thursday in the hills between Fremont and Sunol with sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, six new miles of trails, and places for future trail connections to several parks. The $8 million Vargas Plateau Regional Park has 1,249 acres of rolling hills and wooded canyons on a 1,000-foot-elevation plateau with scenic places to hike, run, and ride mountain bikes and horses.

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  3. Secret SidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Milpitas Post

    The opening of Vargas Plateau Regional Park will for many visitors be the introduction to these hills, but it's well-known terrain to young people who frequented a clandestine hangout known as the Secret Sidewalk. At the north edge of the new parkland, on the hillside just above the railroad track, is an odd stretch of six-foot-wide concrete path.

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  4. Fremont: New park with panoramic views unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    The first new East Bay Regional park in six years opens Thursday in the hills between Fremont and Sunol with sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, six new miles of trails, and places for future trail connections to several parks. The $8 million Vargas Plateau Regional Park has 1,249 acres of rolling hills and wooded canyons on a 1,000-foot-elevation plateau with scenic places to hike, run, and ride mountain bikes and horses.

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  5. Vargas Plateau: Park opens above Niles Canyon; has trails, stunning viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | The Campbell Reporter

    The first new East Bay Regional park in six years opens Thursday in the hills between Fremont and Sunol with sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, six new miles of trails, and places for future trail connections to several parks. The $8 million Vargas Plateau Regional Park has 1,249 acres of rolling hills and wooded canyons on a 1,000-foot-elevation plateau with scenic places for people to hike, run, and ride mountain bikes and horses.

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  6. Tracy: ACE train delayed after striking cowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    An Altamont Corridor Express train was recovering from delays of up to 20 minutes after hitting a cow Monday evening, authorities said. The cow collision occurred shortly after 7 p.m. The crew of ACE train No.

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  7. Roadshow: Can someone stop these Sunol Grade short-cutters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q I drive over the Sunol Grade most days. At lot of drivers use Sheridan Road as a shortcut past the slowdown on Interstate 680 at rush hour.

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  8. Feasibility study complete for proposed Niles Canyon trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    East Bay Regional Park District is developing plans for a multi-use trail through Niles Canyon connecting Fremont to Sunol. Pictured here is Niles Canyon Road, also known as state Route 84, and Mission Boulevard in Fremont on Saturday.

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  9. ACE trains resume service today from Stockton to San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Altamont Commuter Express trains resumed normal service Wednesday morning from Stockton to San Jose less than 36 hours after two passenger cars derailed along a stretch of Niles Canyon. The first ACE train departed Stockton at 4:20 a.m. Trains are expected to travel through Niles Canyon at slower speeds.

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  10. Exclusive: First deputy on scene of ACE train derailment describes chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Anthony King and his partner arrived to the chaotic scene and through the darkness they spotted the commuter train car jackknifed, its front car dangling into a swollen creek. The Alameda County Sheriff's deputy waded out into the rushing water up to his knees, and although the hulking ACE train car was only 10 to 15 feet away, he quickly realized he could not cross the raging waterway energized by the recent rains.

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  11. Sunol: Nine injured as ACE train derails in Niles CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    An Altamont Corridor Express train with more than 200 passengers aboard struck a downed tree and derailed Monday night during a heavy downpour, injuring nine as one of its rail cars tumbled into a rain-swollen creek. Authorities said it was "an absolute miracle" no one was killed.

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  12. Sunol: 14 injured as ACE train derails in Niles CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    An Altamont Commuter Express commuter train carrying about 250 passengers traveling outside of Sunol in southern Alameda County derailed Monday night and the front car plunged into a swollen creek, injuring 14 passengers, authorities said. Heavy rains caused a tree to fall on the tracks, causing the derailment, Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  13. Listen: Audio of emergency dispatch for train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Editors note: Some long delays of silence have been removed from the original recording to shorten the length of the audio file. Audio recordings reveal emergency responders organizing in the first moments after a commuter train derailed Monday night into Sunol Creek.

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  14. 225 California transportation projects in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Motorists prepare to enter the southbound I-680 toll express lane in Sunol, Calif., on Wednesday morning, March 2, 2016. A recent reduction in money collected from the gasoline sales tax will affect the completion of the lane which currently ends before Calaveras Blvd. in Milpitas, California.

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  15. East Bay's Park It: Spring wildflowers bloom early this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    On a recent walk at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch, I saw lots of poppies along the River View, Lark and Old Homestead Loop trails. Fiddleneck, shooting star and redmaids were blooming as well.

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  16. Roadshow: I-580 toll lane cameras will help detect cheatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A All the new express lanes coming in Alameda , Contra Costa and Solano counties will require the Flex tag that can be set on 1, 2 or 3 to indicate the number of occupants in the vehicle. If you use old transponders or have it set to 1 on these roads, you will be considered a solo driver and charged a toll.

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  17. Guest commentary: Southern Alameda needs proposed Niles Canyon trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    As the county supervisors who represent eastern and southern Alameda County, we are committed to building public support for a unique transportation project that would promote exercise and recreation, preserve precious natural resources and protect public safety. The project is known as the Niles Canyon multi-use trail.

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  18. Car show starts Relay for Life of Fremont fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    A 1948 Ford model 8N tractor, owned by Steve Dabrowski of Palo Alto, on display Saturday at Relay for Life of Fremont s Car Show at Dale Hardware on Thornton Avenue. Photo by James Sakane For the first time, Relay for Life of Fremont kicked off its fundraising campaign with a car show on Saturday at Dale Hardware on Thornton Avenue.

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  19. Niles Canyon Trail plan seen as regional system connectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    A six-mile hiking and biking trail through Niles Canyon would be costly and time-consuming to build, but would likely be popular and well-used, and worth the money and effort. That is the essential message of a feasibility study sponsored by the East Bay Regional Park District and several Alameda County agencies.

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  20. Roadshow: One man's week of hell on I-680Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Q I'm writing this in case I do not make it. My family and the world need to know how my last days were spent trapped on Interstate 680 trying desperately to reach the new toll lane in Sunol.

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