Valley Humane SocietyCora plays coy, but don't be fooled! This beautiful 4-year-old tabby is just waiting for you to make the first move. Toss the ball, and she's off to the races like a frisky kitten.
Dominic Vaccarello, 11, a soon-to-be sixth-grader at Los Cerros Middle School will face his toughest competition yet at the upcoming AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, held the first week of August at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
Sam Small's parents, Cathleen and Chris Small, of Clayton, enrolled him in the Communication Readiness Program, an intensive six-week communication and language camp set in Danville for children ages 4 to 7 with Down syndrome.
Furtado returns to home turf for an appearance Saturday at Livermore's Bothwell Arts Center. Joined by fiddler Luke Price and bass player Sam Howard, the Tony Furtado Trio performance is a benefit for the Livermore Rotary Club Music Scholarship Fund. The proceeds will provide assistance to qualified and disadvantaged Livermore music students.
The original Baagan restaurant opened in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville, serving smoothies, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and soups. Encouraged by loyal customers and given co-owner Rajbir Randhawa's love for the Bay Area, Baagan opened a second location in 2014 in San Ramon. The menu has expanded greatly from those early days to include burgers, tacos and even unique and popular cheesecakes.
Cameron Crow, of Byron, left, and Kyle Huscher, of Chino, unroll a section of artificial turf as they install it July 20 on one of the three sports fields at the new Bernal Community Park under construction on Bernal Avenue in Pleasanton. The $16.2 million second phase of the park, located across from the Alameda County Fairgrounds, will feature the three all-weather, lighted synthetic fields for soccer, youth football, lacrosse and other sports.
The latest comment came this past week via email from a reader. Seems I 'missed the point' when I was writing about the imminent closing of San Ramon's Ruggie's Restaurant when I failed to give credit for the restaurant's success and popularity 'to all the wonderful employees' who work at Ruggie's and 'especially the gals waiting on the tables.'