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  1. Pleasanton considers bringing back tough penalties for excess water usersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Penalty charges for water customers who fail to cut back enough are likely coming back in this city, a year after they were adopted amid a public outcry and later suspended. Pleasanton collected more than $1.2 million last year in penalties from homes and businesses that failed to cut water use at least 25 percent, city officials said.

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  2. Pleasanton considers bringing back tough penalties for excess water usersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Penalty charges for water customers who fail to cut back enough are likely coming back in this city, a year after they were adopted amid a public outcry and later suspended. Pleasanton collected more than $1.2 million last year in penalties from homes and businesses that failed to cut water use at least 25 percent, city officials said.

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  3. Drought encourages do-it-yourself water recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Leon Jung figured he had to do something out of the ordinary to save his brown front lawn in a second year of water rationing. He started trucking in reclaimed water a month ago from the plant that is the first in California to dispense free recycled effluent, or treated sewage, to do-it-yourselfers.

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  4. Livermore: Distraught woman rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inside Bay Area

    Police and fire first responders, working Friday night over and through a cyclone fence on an overpass 50 feet above railroad tracks, hauled to safety a 50-year-old Livermore woman who was threatening to harm herself, Livermore police said. The unidentified woman was outside the 8-foot-tall safety fence, according to a police news release, perched on a 5-inch-wide ledge when Livermore police Officer Andrew Estes arrived at the First Street overpass shortly after 10 p.m. When the woman, distraught according to police, failed to respond to attempts to talk her off the ledge, Estes reached through the fence and grabbed her fingers.

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  5. Hayward: Brother of former major leaguer Charlton Jimerson dies in police custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Inside Bay Area

    An East Bay family's struggle with drug abuse took a tragic turn when the brother of former major league baseball player Charlton Jimerson died in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs. Eugene Jimerson Jr., 42, who family members said struggled with substance abuse for much of his life, was pronounced dead at ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton on Sunday, Hayward police Lt.

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  6. Tri-Valley -- Pole dancing takes its place in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Exercise buffs are finding that pole fitness, as many people prefer to call it, requires a surprising amount of strength and control that provides a great workout for the entire body. "When I started pole, I was very strong," recalled Bel Jeremiah, owner of Twirly Girls Pole Fitness.

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  7. Pleasanton Rotary chapter marking 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    A new community clock now presides over the entrance to Pleasanton's downtown -- a fitting gift from a group of volunteers who have given endless hours of service to the city's residents. The clock, which will be presented to the city at a ceremony April 30, is a gift from Pleasanton's three Rotary Clubs and marks the 50th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton.

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  8. Pet of the Week: MabelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Have you been wondering who your next canine companion will be? Maybe it's Mabeline! This 2-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix is pretty easy to be around and will make up her own games if you start to droop. Freshen up life with Mabeline 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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  9. CEO shake-up at new Safeway-Albertsons retail chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Inside Bay Area

    In a shake-up that suggests Albertsons is putting its stamp on the supermarket chain that emerged from its merger with Safeway, the parent company of the new grocery conglomerate announced Friday that retailing veteran Robert Miller would take over the post of chief executive of the store company. Miller becomes CEO of Albertsons, New Albertsons and Safeway, said AB Acquisition, the parent company of the three retail organizations.

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  10. Drought encourages do-it-yourself water recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Leon Jung figured he had to do something out of the ordinary to save his brown front lawn in a second year of water rationing. He started trucking in reclaimed water a month ago from the plant that is the first in California to dispense free recycled effluent, or treated sewage, to do-it-yourselfers.

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  11. Suspected baby-formula thieves lead police on a high-speed chase in PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Inside Bay Area

    A couple suspected of stealing baby formula from a grocery store and leading police on a high-speed vehicle chase along Interstate 680 Wednesday morning were arrested after nearly crashing the car and being nabbed by a police dog, police said. Officers were patrolling the Bernal Safeway parking lot at 6790 Bernal Ave. when a man, later identified as Demarko Luke of Oakland, ran from the store carrying two baskets of Enfamil baby formula.

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  12. Pleasanton: Suspected baby-formula thieves lead high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Inside Bay Area

    A couple suspected of stealing baby formula from a grocery store and leading police on a high-speed vehicle chase along Interstate 680 Wednesday morning were arrested after nearly crashing the car and being nabbed by a police dog, police said. Officers were patrolling the Bernal Safeway parking lot at 6790 Bernal Ave. when a man, later identified as Demarko Luke of Oakland, ran from the store carrying two baskets of Enfamil baby formula.

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  13. Pleasanton: Suspected baby-formula thieves lead police on a high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Inside Bay Area

    A couple suspected of stealing baby formula from a grocery store and leading police on a high-speed vehicle chase along Interstate 680 Wednesday morning were arrested after nearly crashing the car and being nabbed by a police dog, police said. Officers were patrolling the Bernal Safeway parking lot at 6790 Bernal Ave. when a man, later identified as Demarko Luke of Oakland, ran from the store carrying two baskets of Enfamil baby formula.

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  14. Pet of the Week: MartinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Inside Bay Area

    Shhh! Martina is a quiet kitty, so you'll have to read between her lines. At 8 months old, this bookworm will inch her way into your heart and become part of your story.

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  15. Tri-Valley Local HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Inside Bay Area

    "Mushrooms: The Keys to the Kingdom Fungi Exhibit" -- Explore the lives and environmental roles of fungi. This traveling exhibit focuses on the ecology of mushroom-producing fungi and reveals their beauty, diversity and critical significance to the environment.

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  16. Drought drying out wells in rural neighborhood east of DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Inside Bay Area

    Ed Zappettini, of Pleasanton, carries one of his chickens off his driveway to his property in Pleasanton on March 28, 2015. Zappettini has water trucked in to supplement the limited groundwater supplies in his area.

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  17. Former Fremont teacher sentenced for sexually abusing second-grader in 1990sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Inside Bay Area

    A former longtime teacher at Mission Valley Elementary School in Fremont was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually abusing a second-grade boy in the in the late 1990s when he taught children with learning disabilities. Pleasanton resident Michael Schoop, 65, pleaded no contest in February to two counts of forced sodomy in a case spurred by his own 2013 attempt to get a 2001 child pornography conviction expunged from his record.

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  18. California drought: Gov. Jerry Brown announces first-ever statewide mandatory water reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Faced with news of the driest April snowpack in recorded history, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday morning directed the first-ever statewide mandatory water reductions for Californians. Standing amid grass, dirt and rocks atop a dry Sierra ridge, Brown announced actions that he vowed will save water, such as instructing officials to cut urban water use by 25 percent, boost enforcement of water-wasting, streamline the state's drought response and invest in new water-saving technologies.

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  19. Tri-Valley briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Inside Bay Area

    The San Ramon Senior Foundation is holding a fashion show and tea party that will feature local seniors as models. The event will be held at 2 p.m. April 11 at the San Ramon Community Center, 12501 Alcosta Blvd. Seniors from the center will model clothes provided by Chico's of Stoneridge Mall in Pleasanton.

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  20. Pet of the Week: TabithaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Inside Bay Area

    If Tabitha can't bewitch you with her gorgeous gaze, the 2-year-old tortie will simply reach out and grab you! She's quite the charmer. Come sit a spell with Tabitha 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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