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  1. Roadshow: Why Caltrans sweepers work during the day onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Q I was traveling on south Interstate 680 recently around 10 a.m. It was after commute hours and traffic was backed up from Pleasanton all the way to the downhill side of the Sunol Grade. When I finally got to the source of the backup it was the stupid sweepers! Since they block off the right lane as they go along, it causes a ridiculous backup for miles.

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  2. Around Pleasanton: Digital Citizenship Week in schools starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Lisa Highfill, along with Literacy Coach Sarah Landis, devised the word to describe digital lesson plans. In classrooms nationwide, this term is catching on to describe a shortened link that students use to access a Google doc lesson with instructions, links, tasks and activities.

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

    17 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    For 9-month-old Diva, the challenge is as black-and-white as her fur: If you don't fall in love with her at first sight, you have no end game. Check whether she'd make the perfect mate for you; she enjoys the company of both people and other cats.

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  4. California droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inside Bay Area

    Human-caused climate change is increasing drought risk in California -- boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a major report Stanford scientists released Monday. The finding comes as cities across the Bay Area wrap up the warmest three-month stretch of winter on record.

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  5. Livermore financial elder abuse case moves to Hayward courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    The case of a Dublin man, who investigators say admitted to stealing the life savings of an elderly Livermore man with Alzheimer's disease while working as a Chase bank employee, will move to Hayward after a Pleasanton judge declined to approve a plea deal that would have dropped a felony charge of financial elder abuse.

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  6. California drought likely a fixture, says Stanford studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Human-caused climate change is increasing drought risk in California -- boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a major report Stanford scientists released Monday. The finding comes as cities across the Bay Area wrap up the warmest three-month stretch of winter on record.

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  7. Stanford study: Drought likely a fixtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Human-caused climate change is increasing drought risk in California -- boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a major report Stanford scientists released Monday morning. The new study looked at data -- both backward and forwards, in time -- to understand the influence of greenhouse gases on California's past, present and future.

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  8. Urban beekeepers on the upswing in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Gary Lawrence, of Pleasant Hill, tends to his beehives at his home in Pleasant Hill, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Lawrence has been a beekeeper for the past 20 years.

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  9. Water shortages a near certainty for this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Two piers lay on the shoreline at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area in Pleasanton, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. The man-made lake's water level remains at historically low levels, about 10 feet below normal for the winter season.

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  10. Livermore: Man jumps out window to escape house fire, pet chinchilla rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Inside Bay Area

    A smoke detector saved a Livermore man's life and his pet chinchilla early Friday after he woke up to his house on fire and was able to escape through a bedroom window, a Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department official said. Crews from the department, with assistance from the Alameda County Fire Department, responded to a home in the 5600 block of Oakmont Circle about 1:51 a.m. for a report of a structure fire.

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  11. Around Danville: St. Isidore students put hearts into service projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    "Give Out Love Deliberately" -- that was the choice of 144 seventh- and eighth-graders at St. Isidore School in Danville, who made a commitment to "Go GOLD" for their classes' annual service project Jan. 26-30 during Catholic Schools Week. "Basically every student participated in the project, either in pairs or individually," said Vice Principal Tracey Schmidt.

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

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    You'd be wise to adopt Professor! The 7-month-old mini-schnauzer mix is a master of affection. He'll give you class and teach you all about true companionship.

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  13. Newark news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Inside Bay Area

    HealthyPets Inc. has purchased a 70,000-square-foot Class A E-commerce facility at 7000 Gateway Blvd. in Newark, according to Dan Bergen of Colliers International and Bob Ferraro of CBRE Group. The property, a parcel large enough to accommodate further growth, is meant to serve as headquarters and a third warehouse for the company which operates HealthyPets.com and Entirelypets.com .

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  14. Danville: Man who allegedly drove stolen car takes police on chase,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Inside Bay Area

    A Pleasanton man driving a stolen car who reached speeds of up to 70 mph was arrested over the weekend after authorities say he drove into the opposite lanes of traffic during a police chase. No one was injured during the incident which started about 10 p.m. after an officer pulled over a white Acura TSX sedan on San Ramon Valley Boulevard near Midland Drive, Lt. 1 comment

  15. Livermore case puts spotlight on elder abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Sifting through boxes of bank statements, she realized $118,000 of her father's life savings was missing, withdrawn from a Chase Bank branch her father had never stepped foot in. After a months-long investigation, it became clear that John "Jack" Magel, a Livermore resident who suffered from dementia and early onset Alzheimer's disease, had been swindled by a bank employee, who made off with a certificate of deposit worth $105,000 and other withdrawals using forged signatures.

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  16. Pleasanton: Suspected mail thieves outrun policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Inside Bay Area

    A car with more than one person inside went over a spike strip and drove onto the wrong side of a freeway before escaping officers Thursday morning, police said. The female driver and undisclosed number of passengers were suspected of stealing mail from neighborhoods near Foothill Road around 5:20 a.m., Pleasanton police Sgt.

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  17. Tri-Valley calendar: Bankhead to host 'Young Love' classical concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Sonnet Cafe -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. A romantic evening of chocolate, wine and poems of passion read by Livermore Shakes artists.

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  18. Good Stuff: At Pleasanton library, Dr. Seuss expert to give talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Inside Bay Area

    The Amazing Tales of Dr. Seuss -- 2 p.m. Feb. 21. Bob Kann, a popular storyteller, juggler and magician, who also has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction, will share stories about the life of Dr. Seuss and explain where many of the iconic author's ideas originated. No registration is required for this 30-minute program that's best suited for children 5 and older.

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  19. Tri-Valley: Who let the dogs in?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Hoping it boosts business, local restaurants are rolling out the red carpet for Fido and friends since a law went into effect Jan. 1 allowing dogs in outdoor dining areas. The Pleasanton Downtown Association developed brightly colored Woofs Welcome stickers so people can easily identify which restaurants and stores welcome pets.

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

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Lovebugs are attracted by affection, and Richie is no exception! The 4-year-old orange tabby will pester you for petting and crawl under the covers to snuggle. He has a heart as big as all outdoors, and he's just buzzing to meet you! 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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