( Doug Duran )
Dublin now home to the mother of all Whole Foods Markets

Latest 40,000 square-foot store at Persimmon Place, which opens Wednesday, is unique not just for Dublin, but for the company. 
Bay Area dominates first day of inaugural California Interscholastic Federation state swimming and diving championships  
'Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude' to touch on physical benefits of emphasizing being grateful  
Courtesy Wente Winery
In 1883, C. H. Wente, a first-generation immigrant from Germany, bought 47 acres in the Livermore Valley. He recognized that the warm days, cool nights and gravelly soils of the area are ideal for growing world-class wine grapes.  
Doug Duran
Andrew Lieberman, 4, of Livermore, left, who has spina bifida, tosses a baseball to "Batman," also known as Jake Anderson, the Oakland Athletics' special events assistant who dressed as the caped crusader for Superhero Night for the A's baseball game Saturday against the Chicago White Sox at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland.  
Nathaniel Jackson
The popular year-round market will be located as of June 6 at the current Thursday market site, at Bishop Ranch 3 off Camino Ramon at Bishop Drive (2641 Camino Ramon). The Saturday market has to relocate to make way for the impending demolition of its current site in preparation for the City Center's development.  
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate in the East Bay is out to better impoverished people's lives in developing countries by collecting shoes of all kinds and sizes for them to start a micro business selling shoes at their bazaars.  
Nathaniel Jackson
Valley Humane SocietyDaisy is the prettiest of May flowers. As your affection for this 4-year-old brown tabby grows, you'll quickly realize, "She loves me!  
Weifang, China's renowned kite fliers will return for a second visit.  
There's no denying the irresistible allure of hula. Like India's kathak dance or the mimed sections of classical ballets, when gesture rides on a gently or aggressively propelled body accompanied by rhythmic voice or instrumentation, souls are stirred.  
( Jeffrey R. Staab )
David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.