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Tri-Valley Cuisine Scene: Gotta Eatta Pita finds comfort nosh a recipe for success
Owner Yaniv Benaroya, of Alamo, says, he and his partner "definitely modeled ourselves after Chipotle. We wanted the customer to be able to walk down and point to what they want. Falafel, shawarma, hummus, couscous, tabbouleh, eggplant. People love our bowls with organic mixed greens. That's a huge part of our business."
A knack for cooking and a desire to find a cure for her father's disease led Hannah Stephenson, 11, to roll her baking talents into funds to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Hannah raised $6,598 this year and has raised nearly $17,000 in three years of fundraising.
Proceeds from sales of a calendar and an Oct. 17 Craft Fair will support a wide range of much needed services that the center now provides.
Popes change, but true church doctrine doesn'tThe recent column from Thomas Sowell on the pontiff's economic views had more focus than usual and was spot-on, especially about poverty.
The first Dachshund Races benefiting the restoration project of the Ole Barn will be held at the San Ramon Historic Foundation's Oktoberfest at 3 p.m. Oct. 17.
Earl Anthony's Dublin BowlBowlers of the Week: Morgan Soares of the Black Oak Casino Pacific Coast Termite Scratch Trios shot a perfect 300 game. Stephan Klitz of the Wednesday Wonders had games of 245/279/279 for a great 803 set.
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Living like 'The Golden Girls': Shared housing for seniors a practical option
Home-sharing that includes splitting expenses, divvying up chores and keeping each other company has become an increasingly popular option for older single people who want to maintain independence, yet don't want to live alone.
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John Goodman loses massive amount of weight
“Trumbo” star shows for London premiere looking almost unrecognizable.