Contra Costa Times
San Ramon: Most of city weathering drought
While other Tri-Valley cities are facing mandatory reductions, penalties or fines to deal with the drought, the city of San Ramon is doing fairly well, city officials say.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Dublin man battles tax officials over granddaughter's six-dollar refund
Apparently never before in California history has someone battled the state Franchise Tax Board to make sure his young grandchild didn't hold on to her first-ever tax refund.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
How Tri-Valley Police, Fire Officials Are Preparing in Case of Active Shooter Attack
By AUTUMN JOHNSON It's something no one wants to think about but the reality is that someone has to.
Contra Costa Times
Livermore soccer coach accused of committing lewd act with child
A Livermore man has been charged with molesting a child while he worked at a summer soccer camp, police said.
How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Dublin No. 21 Snobbiest City in Country
Dublin, the small town with a wholesome St. Patrick's Day festival and parade, ranked No.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Cops: Mom left kids in car seats during casino visit
Phaley Nget, 37, was booked at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, where she is being held in lieu of $200,000 bail.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
KKIQ at Fresh Pixx Pizza and Salad
July 26th 11am - 1pm Fallon Gateway Center in Dublin There's a brand new restaurant in Dublin that's a brand new approach to pizza and salad, called "Fresh Pixx."
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Ukiah Blog Live
Tony Serra a tireless courtroom 'Verbal Warrior'
On Thursday morning, Tony Serra will put on his best $10 suit and loose secondhand shoes to begin what could be his last big courtroom battle - the defense of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, presumed leader of a Chinatown money laundering ring and a central figure in an indictment that has also targeted state Sen. Leland Yee .
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Dublin Seeking Participants for 'Cabernet Pairing Cook-Off'
The City of Dublin will host a "Cabernet Cook-Off" at the Dublin Farmers' Market on Thursday, August 14. Interested participants will receive a bottle of a Rodrigue Molyneaux Winery Cabernet a week before the event, and come up with a menu item that is best paired with the wine.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Want to Save Money on Water, Electricity Bills? Sign up for Dublin's Free Water, Energy Audit
Dublin residents can beat the heat and the drought this summer by signing up now to receive a no cost home efficiency assessment, including the installation of energy- and water-saving devices, offered through the City of Dublin and California Youth Energy Service .
Chain Store Age
Ross Dress for Less opens Pennsylvania, New Jersey stores July 19
Dublin, Calif. Ross Dress for Less will open two new stores in the Mid-Atlantic region on July 19. The stores opening are in the MacDade Mall in Glenolden, Pennsylvania and Windsor Heights Shopping Center in East Windsor, New Jersey.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Contra Costa Times
USO show, 1940s style, a tribute to vets, active military
Bob Sutherland isn't one to toot his own horn. Or maybe he is, because the 90-year-old trumpeter and World War II veteran will be playing with the Rossmoor Big Band at a July 19 "Operation Swingtime" program.
Marin Independent Journal
Bay Area apartment rents continue relentless rise
Bay Area apartment rents continued their relentless rise in the second quarter, setting a record on gains of more than 10 percent from the same period last year, reaching an average of $2,158 a month, according to a report released Tuesday.
Suspect in Oakland Attempted Murder Case Arrested During Disturbance Call in Richmond
Police responding to a report of a disturbance in Richmond on Friday arrested a man suspected in an attempted homicide in Oakland last month, police said today.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Pleasanton man suspected of soliciting girl to porn industry arrested at Alameda County Fair Sunday
A 34-year-old man handing out business cards at the Alameda County Fair, reportedly to solicit women into the porn industry, was arrested by Alameda County sheriff's deputies after allegedly making his pitch to a teenage girl over the weekend.
The Modesto Bee
California water district recycling wastewater
The Contra Costa Times reports that about 60 people are now making regular runs for the water from the Dublin San Ramon Services District, which also provides sewage services.
Christian Worship Center Upgrades With Soundcraft Vi6 Digital Console
The Christian Worship Center in Manteca, California recently purchased a Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital console to better accommodate the Sunday and Wednesday services at its 2,000-seat venue.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
4th of July Fireworks at the Alameda County Fair
Fair officials say 54,000 people from around the East Bay flooded the Alameda County Fair last night to watch the first 'Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular' in 16 years.
Photo of the Weekend: Fantastic 4th of July Fireworks
Patch reader Melannie Silva shared this shot of the fireworks action at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin.
NBC Bay Area
Fireworks, Drought Put Bay Area Firefighters on High Alert
Fireworks, coupled with the extreme drought, has firefighters on high alert this Fourth of July.