• 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.
    Created: 7/27/2016 11:53:00 AM
  • PLEASANTONPublic meetings set on bike plan, safetyBicyclists from around the East Bay are urging Pleasanton to fix a popular intersection they say is too dangerous.
    Created: 7/27/2016 11:52:20 AM
  • 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.
    Created: 7/27/2016 11:51:41 AM
  • 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.
    Created: 7/26/2016 4:44:40 PM
  • 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.
    Created: 7/26/2016 4:44:13 PM
  • 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.
    Created: 7/26/2016 4:43:49 PM
  • A $36 million water park in Dublin that will need 480,000 gallons of water is under construction and expected to be completed in February
    Created: 7/26/2016 4:42:32 PM
  • The Tri-Valley Sikh Community Center was approved to open in Livermore despite an appeal by the Sierra Club that the center would take away agricultural space from the county.
    Created: 7/26/2016 4:41:34 PM
  • All About Animals -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada St. in Pleasanton. A weeklong camp for kids ages 7-8 teaches about animals through games and crafts.
    Created: 7/26/2016 3:04:02 PM
  • One Livermore company made big differenceThe folks at Livermore's Ross McDonald Co. are heroes: they are modeling what it means to make the world a better place.
    Created: 7/26/2016 2:58:02 PM
  • The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DanvilleFriday, July 15 suspicious vehicle stopped -- 2:59 a.m., La Gonda Way and El Pintado Road, 8:03 a.
    Created: 7/26/2016 2:57:39 PM
  • 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.
    Created: 7/26/2016 2:57:27 PM
  • 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.'
    Created: 7/26/2016 2:56:42 PM
  • Youth sports: Pleasanton Seahawks, Tri-Valley Swim League, 680 Drivers water polo
    Created: 7/26/2016 12:43:49 PM
  • A random Pokémon Go survey by Bay Area News Group found more than a dozen sex offenders' residences at or near Pokémon creatures, gyms and PokéStops.
    Created: 7/23/2016 4:37:36 PM