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Sliver of good news comes for drought-stricken farmers
Thanks to the rain and snow from February and March storms, the California Department of Water Resources announced Friday that it would increase water allocations for State Water Project deliveries from zero to five percent.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
STS Awarded Cisco Commercial Partner of the Year
PLEASANTON, California - April 17, 2014 - STS International, Inc., a global leader in IT consulting, network solutions, collaboration centers and service management, today announced it has earned an award as Belgium Commercial Partner Of the Year.
Swift Real Estate Partners buying California Center, 1 million square ...
Soon after raising a $330 million equity fund, Swift Real Estate Partners is diving into dealmaking with the 1 million-square-foot California Center, a Class A office complex in Pleasanton, that the firm has under contract.
Sharpen Up at the Farmers' MRKT
The Saturday Farmers' Market in Pleasanton continues to have sharpening services provided by local sharpener, Absolutely Sharp-- .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Cody Hall To Serve 9 Years, Takes Plea Deal in Fatal Bike Collision
The teenaged driver facing a murder charge and felony reckless driving following a fatal bicycle collision last summer pleaded guilty today to vehicular manslaughter with a Great Bodily Injury enhancement as part of a plea agreement, according to officials at the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.
Pleasanton teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist
A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed a Dublin bicyclist last June.
San Jose Mercury News
Pet of the Week: Honey Bee looking for a hive of her own
Set your heart abuzz with Honey Bee, a 1﻿1/2-year-old brown tabby with golden eyes.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
HomeStreet adds residential lending office in Sacramento
The office is in the Esquire office building at 1215 K St. and managed by Aaron Meilich , who previously was with Golden Pacific Bank .
Free drug samples can change prescribing habits of dermatologists
The availability of free medication samples in dermatology offices appears to change prescribing practices for acne, a common condition for which free samples are often available.
Paws in Need Yard Sale May 3rd
Paws in Need continues to fundraise to provide financial assistance to Tri-Valley residents who cannot afford urgent vet care for their sick/injured pets through the Just Like New Fund and its year-round Animal Lovers' Boutique in the lobby of the Feline Medical Center, 3160 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Drought Conditions Prompts Valley Humane Society to Cancel Popular Annual Fundraiser
With California still deep in drought, Valley Humane Society has decided to cancel its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour.
Wente Vineyards, 100 years of Chardonnay and counting
The Wente family has been synonymous with California winemaking for well over a century.
Pleasanton real estate firm to celebrate grand opening tomorrow
Better Homes and Gardens Tri-Valley Realty's Pleasanton Office will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Pleasanton takes applications for summer teen job training program
Friday is the deadline to apply for a teen leadership summer program that places high school students in volunteer city positions to get job training and hands-on work experience.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Police: Woman arrested after man is stabbed at fast-food restaurant in Pleasanton
A fast-food restaurant employee was stabbed multiple times early Sunday morning, and police later Sunday arrested a woman at a Dublin home on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the case, police said.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Non-tech top 25
The Bay Area's non-tech companies lagged behind their tech counterparts in revenue and profits during 2013, fresh evidence that the technology surge is driving job creation and new wealth.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
To Give or Not to Give: 'Family in Need Anything Will Help'
This man and little boy were spotted on the corner of the Gateway Shopping Center in the 6700 block of Bernal Avenue this afternoon holding a sign that said, "Family in Need Anything Will Help."
Balloon Payment Coming Due?
If you have a balloon payment coming due on your commercial property, or if you are trying to buy an investment property, and you don't have a whopping 42% of the purchase price to put down in cash, this article is super-important to you.
Terry Hanck's a lot happier behind the sax
It's been nearly 45 years since Terry Hanck plunged into a full-time music career.
1932 Ford Roadster - Striking Gold
As a kid in Northern California in the 1960s, Art Engel grew up building models, reading car magazines, walking around car shows, and heading to the local dirt track to watch hardtops and Sprint Cars race.