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Many Tri-Valley trees sick, dying from drought

They're dangerous if left standing and expensive to remove, experts note. Water conservation efforts are part of the problem, but trees can be sustained without much. 
Danville: Man who had to "hide to live in Iran" came to United States via Turkey with the help of the nonprofit Jewish Families & Children's Services of the East Bay, which placed him at San Damiano Franciscan retreat.  
Scoop, based in San Francisco, has partnered with large local employers such as Workday, Kaiser Permanente, Clorox, Roche, Gap, ValleyCare Health and the city of Pleasanton to encourage their employees to sign up.  
Desaulnier will reminisce on his first eight months in Congress.  
A meal at downtown Danville's Lotsa Pasta is less like dinner out than a home-cooked meal at a good friend's house, and that's the way owner Tom Lembo likes it.  
To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.  
Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues  
Youth sports: West Coast Soccer, Pleasant Seahawks Swimming  
Earl Anthony's Dublin BowlBowlers of the Week: Mark Shiraki of the Nisei league and the 565 Scratch trios had a 277-781 and a 290-792 sets in his leagues.  
Through -- Sept. 12 Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge.  
(Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.