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  1. Livermore: Pair arrested in package thefts on Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    Two suspects were arrested Wednesday after police received calls about thieves taking packages from porches in the Lexington/Trinity Hills area of Livermore, officials said Thursday. The calls started coming in about 10 a.m., but officers were unable to find any suspects at first.

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  2. Good Stuff: At Livermore's Bankhead, catch Dan Hicks on New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    "Dan Hicks, an American Original" -- 8 p.m. Wednesday. Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks is one of the defining figures in American roots music.

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  3. Pleasanton: Acclaimed photographer to speak at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Caught in the dramatic light and shadow of photographer Ding Hong Wu's historic black-and-white images, the power and pathos of ancient Chinese culture is undeniable. Pictures taken by Wu on the streets of Shanghai in the late 1970s zoom in on a line of hands being washed at a communal tap, or pull back to capture a military man who is missing one leg.

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  4. Oakland man gets 12 years in Pleasanton robbery of casino winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Inside Bay Area

    A 25-year-old Oakland man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in connection to a home-invasion robbery that targeted a Pleasanton man who won a large sum of money at a casino this past summer. Jakari Amani Bolden pleaded guilty Dec. 3 in Alameda County Superior Court to charges of robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony in connection to the Aug. 26 incident at a home on Roselma Place, Pleasanton police said Tuesday.

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  5. Tri-Valley pet of the week: GradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Inside Bay Area

    It's hard for an exuberant young pup to maintain the "good dog" status we all know Santa expects ... especially when Grady has enough energy for an army of elves! This 4-month-old hound mix has done a good job, though, hoping the man in red will bring a new family to him this year. Don some apparel and prance in to meet him at Valley Humane Society, 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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  6. Valley Stars: Pleasanton golf course manager wins green awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Golf Digest Magazine announces winner: CourseCo, the golf management and development company that oversees Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton, has been awarded an Environmental Leader in Golf Award for superior environmental stewardship for its water and resource conservation, water quality management, integrated pest management, wildlife/habitat management and education/outreach. Callippe has created an 18-hole golf course, hiking and equestrian trails, endangered species habitat, wetland establishment and dedicated grazing land.

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  7. Dublin-San Ramon sewer plant offers billion reasons to tour itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Sewer plant operators say there are a billion reasons for the public to tour a sewer plant at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 7. The Dublin San Ramon Services District has turned more than a billion gallons of wastewater into irrigation water in its plant at 7399 Johnson Drive in Pleasanton, by the crossroads of Interstates 580 and 680. The free tour will show guests how treatment is done of effluent from Dublin, Pleasanton and southern San Ramon.

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  8. Holiday travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Passengers wait in line to board flights on a busy travel day at San Francisco International Airport on Dec. 19, 2014. Travelers on Friday wasted no time jumping into planes, trains and automobiles to get out of town, and industry experts said they expect this year to see a record number of Americans on the go.

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  9. Pleasanton: Man killed after darting in front of carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Inside Bay Area

    A 25-year-old man died Wednesday night when he darted in front of a car and was hit, police said. An early investigation indicated the man ran in front of a vehicle traveling east on Stoneridge Drive near Guzman Parkway around 8:07 p.m., Pleasanton police Sgt.

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  10. Good Stuff: Catch drive-through Nativity scenes tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Inside Bay Area

    The presentation is free, and everyone in the Bay Area is invited. Trinity Church, 557 Olivina Ave., Livermore.

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  11. Catching rainwater eases drought's grip for Bay Area innovatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    His vast network of gutters, pipes, tanks and filters has captured more than 10,000 gallons so far this month, with more to come -- enough for his family to be self-sufficient this winter in their Los Gatos aerie. For most Californians, rain-catching is a seasonal hobby and not practical enough to wean us from our dependency on snowmelt, reservoirs and groundwater.

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  12. Pet of the Week: PrudenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Prudence is a dear! Come greet this 2-year-old Oriental shorthair mix next time the sun is up. She's a gorgeous gray, but you'll have nothing but blue skies with Prudence! Despite her name, she's confident, bold and adventurous.

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  13. Valley Stars: Pleasanton retirees award scholarships to young musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Promising young musical talent awarded. The Stoneridge Creek retirement community in Pleasanton has awarded 10 area high school musicians with $500 scholarships.

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  14. Catching rainwater from the sky eases drought's grip for Bay Area innovatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    His vast network of gutters, pipes, tanks and filters has captured more than 10,000 gallons so far this month, with more to come -- enough for his family to be self-sufficient this winter in their Los Gatos aerie. For most Californians, rain-catching is a seasonal hobby and not practical enough to wean us from our dependency on snowmelt, reservoirs and groundwater.

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  15. Pleasanton: Hanukkah parade to roll down Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Ten menorah-adorned vehicles will depart from Chabad of the Tri Valley beginning at 6 p.m., winding through town to 915 Main St., where a large menorah will be kindled along with music and the serving of traditional holiday doughnuts and potato latkes. The parade will be preceded from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 20 with a ceremonial menorah lighting at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore, accompanied by live music, dancing, doughnuts and latkes.

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  16. Around Pleasanton: Evening with Robert Lustig, best-selling nutrition ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Inside Bay Area

    For years we were told fat was the culprit that was making America overweight and obese, but now we know sugar is the real demon that's causing a host of diseases. The reason we know this is largely due to the work of Dr. Robert Lustig, a UCSF professor of pediatric endocrinology and president of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition.

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  17. Pleasanton: Grammy-nominated pianist Lanz, "muse" Amarie to play FirehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Ironically, the music of Grammy-nominated pianist David Lanz -- often hailed as "New Age'' -- floats on ancient wavelengths extending to the 1700s and finds its pulse in classic rock bands such as The Beatles. Coming to the Firehouse Arts Center at 8 p.m. Friday in Pleasanton with a holiday concert, "Forever Christmas," the 64-year-old songwriter was composing at age 13. A prolific listener, Lanz says he was pulled into the songwriting phenomenon of John Lennon and Paul McCartney after his early childhood years hearing mostly 12-bar blues from John Coltrane, crossover jazz-funk from Herbie Hancock and "deep listening to Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin" and others.

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  18. Good Stuff: Take the kids to Danville Livery meet The Jolly OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Santa's Arrival -- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 21. Santa and friends will make their way from the North Pole to the Danville Livery on weekends until Christmas! Bring your camera and capture your visit with Santa! The festivities will also include face painting, balloon artistry and carriage rides. Danville Livery, 440 Sycamore Valley Road.

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  19. $3.5 billion deal for office portfolio of 53 buildings in Santa Clara County and San Mateo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Inside Bay Area

    A big real estate investment company has agreed to pay $3.5 billion to gobble up a portfolio of more than 50 office buildings in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County in one of the biggest property sales of 2014, the buyer announced Monday. All told, Hudson Pacific Properties will buy 53 buildings from Equity Office Properties in the portfolio sale, which totals 14.6 million square feet, which equates to the combined size of 10 regional shopping centers such as Westfield Valley Fair in San Jose, Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, or Stoneridge Shopping Center in Pleasanton.

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  20. Pleasanton invites locals to apply for Citizens' Police AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Inside Bay Area

    The city is taking applications for its next Citizens Police Academy, where local residents learn about law enforcement from local police. The next session will be from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 22 to April 30. Applications can be obtained online at www.pleasantonpd.org or at the Pleasanton police department 4833 Bernal Ave. To get further information, call Archie Chu, a crime prevention officer at 925-931-5222 or email him at CrimePrevention@cityofpleasantonca.gov .

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