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  1. Persian New Year celebration in Alamo SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Iranian-American Communities of Northern California is holding its annual Persian New Year event from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church, 902 Danville Blvd. Many Iranian-American Communities of Northern California members live along the Interstate 680 corridor from Alamo into Dublin and Pleasanton. They support a non-nuclear democratic Iran that respects rights of minorities and women.

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  2. Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes with spray-paint markings have been pounded into the dirt on the right shoulder of northbound Interstate 680 in the Fremont area. Could that have anything to do with widening 680 and adding more lanes? It would be an answer to my prayers! The afternoon commute out of Silicon Valley is horrible, which is why I have such a vested interest in seeing those little stakes in the ground.

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  3. Pet of the Week: TammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Inside Bay Area

    The nights aren't particularly cold right now, but if you're lonely, you might want something warm to come home to. Eight-month-old Tammy might be a tiny tabby, but she'll make a mighty companion.

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  4. Valley StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Recipients of Community Service Awards announced: The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce recognizes those deserving individuals, groups and businesses who have demonstrated excellence and community leadership in business, volunteer activities and achievement within the Pleasanton community. The Community Service Award recipients include: Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel Inc., Business Philanthropy Award: For businesses that have provided philanthropic service beyond the scope of normal business activity.

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  5. Around Danville: New residents setting up Chabad Jewish CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Rabbi Shmuli Raitman arrived in Danville recently with a specific goal: to establish a new Chabad Jewish Center that will strengthen the Danville/San Ramon Jewish community. With the assistance of his wife, Mushky, he plans to create an environment where everyone, regardless of background or affiliation, is welcome to explore and experience their Jewish heritage in a nonjudgmental way.

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  6. Officials: Rabid bat sightings not a crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Four rabid bats found in Alameda County in six weeks -- including two this month in Fremont and one near Sunol -- do not signify a health crisis, county health officials say. But the discoveries have raised eyebrows among East Bay leaders working to keep the discovery of rabid wild animals in public places from becoming a trend.

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  7. Pleasanton: Car strikes female pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Inside Bay Area

    A portion of Hansen Drive was closed for about two hours after a car struck an 82-year-old woman in a crosswalk, Pleasanton police said Thursday afternoon. The crash took place about 2:45 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Hansen Drive and Hopyard Road, police said.

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  8. Dorris-Eaton School finds new home at San Ramon's Bishop RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Inside Bay Area

    The 60 year-old private school plans to find a new home in Bishop Ranch at the former corporate offices of Sunset Development Corp. at Norris Canyon Road and Annabel Lane, after the Walnut Creek School District decided not to renew the school's lease at its campus on Newell Avenue. The district said it needed to reclaim the former public middle school site to relieve overcrowding and plans to start its own kindergarten-through eighth grade public school there.

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  9. Pleasanton: Report of suspicious person leads to identity theft arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Pleasanton police on Wednesday arrested a Manteca resident after officers responded to a report of a suspicious person at a community park. Andrew Jonathan Hardy, 35, was arrested on suspicion of identity theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, providing false information to a police officer and possession of stolen property.

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  10. State passes new water conservation rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Acknowledging that California's water conservation efforts are falling short as the state descends into a fourth year of punishing drought, the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday imposed new mandatory water conservation rules that will affect millions of people -- from how homeowners water their lawns to how restaurants and hotels serve their guests. "There have been some heroic efforts that people have taken, but we are not seeing the efforts to step up and ring the alarm bells that the situation warrants," said Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board, which approved the measures in Sacramento.

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

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Are you picking up Radar's signals? The 8-month-old mini-Schnauzer mix wants you to take him home! He wants to be the only one within range of your heart, however -- if Radar detects another dog, he'll be jealous. Scope out Radar at Valley Humane Society today! The Valley Humane Society is 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. Valley Stars: Six students make college honor rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Six students make college honor roll: Washington State University's President's Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester honorees are: Sheri Trust Jeha, Sydney Elizabeth Melin and Megan Michelle Williams, of Danville, Russell Alan Flock, of Pleasanton and Alexandra Siobhan Farley and Robyn Paige Hollfelder, of San Ramon. District teachers of the year chosen: The San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Board of Education recognized Sripriya Gopalan and Georgeann Kurtz as the district's 2015-2016 teachers of the year.

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  13. Eye on the East Bay: Pleasanton holiday not found on any calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Inside Bay Area

    WACKY HOLIDAY: Some alumni from a Pleasanton high school are so taken with small-town traditions that they return to town every Dec. 23 to celebrate a holiday you won't find on any calendar. More than 100 Amador Valley High School alums and friends gathered at the Fiesta Taco Shop in Pleasanton last Dec. 23 for their 10th annual Festivus celebration and reunion.

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  14. San Jose: Five teens charged with murder in deadly drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Prosecutors have filed murder charges against five teens in a deadly gang-related shooting near downtown San Jose after their arrests earlier this week capped a multicity chase in which they reportedly tossed a handgun onto the freeway, authorities said. Three boys and two girls -- San Jose residents whose ages range from 17 to 14 -- will be tried as adults in the death of 20-year-old Juan Luna, who was killed in a drive-by shooting the morning of March 7 near Oak Street and South Almaden Avenue in what San Jose police believe was fueled by gang motives.

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  15. Pleasanton: Bestselling author to discuss Catholicism's future, Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Casting himself as a backstage spectator, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian, and journalist Garry Wills says the public has it wrong: The Catholic Church isn't a stilted, autocratic empire -- it's a living, constantly evolving theater. Furthermore, Pope Francis, as the lead protagonist in the church's drama since being elected to the papacy in 2013, is either the destructive villain or the hero, depending on the script a believer of the faith prefers for Catholicism's future.

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  16. Pleasanton: Police arrest woman, seek man in Home Depot theft, assault on guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Police have arrested a 25-year-old woman for a weekend theft at Home Depot and are searching for her partner, who allegedly rammed a security guard with his car as they made their escape. Ainslee Smith, of Walnut Creek, was arrested at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday in Fairfield for stealing power tools from the Pleasanton hardware store on Saturday, police said.

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  17. Surplus water buy for Dublin and San Ramon provides relief but stirs controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Inside Bay Area

    A tug of war is taking place over a plan to deliver an emergency water supply to 80,000 people in Dublin and San Ramon. The Dublin San Ramon Services District plans to buy the water from Yuba County to ease its severe shortage -- which has resulted in some of the most severe penalties in the Bay Area.

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  18. Fremont man killed in Sunol-area highway crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Inside Bay Area

    A person who was killed in a crash on state Highway 84 south of Pleasanton on Monday evening was identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau Tuesday as 61-year-old Jacky Lo of Fremont. California Highway Patrol officers responded to a report of a crash on westbound Highway 84 east of Interstate Highway 680 and Little Valley Road at about 6:50 p.m. Monday.

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  19. Surplus water buy for Dublin and San Ramon provides relief but stirs controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Inside Bay Area

    A tug of war is taking place over a plan to deliver an emergency water supply to 80,000 people in Dublin and San Ramon. The Dublin San Ramon Services District plans to buy the water from Yuba County to ease its severe shortage -- which has resulted in some of the most severe penalties in the Bay Area.

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  20. Tri-Valley A&E: Pleasanton art exhibit pays homage to firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Courage and color are not the first subjects that spring to mind when recalling a devastating wildfire, like the one that took place on Mount Diablo in 2014. But an intimate, 12-piece exhibit open through April 4 in the hallways and lobby of Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center pays homage to the bold heroics of the firefighters who battle blazing infernos and the beauty of a scorched landscape's recovery.

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