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Livermore celebrates light bulb that's been at work since 1901  
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Segue Construction's extensive litigation involving water intrusion on other projects could provide Alameda prosecutors evidence of criminal negligence, legal experts say.  
No structures burned in the fire near Sunol Regional Wilderness.  
Francisco Sanchez
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Francisco Sanchez, the 45-year-old man accused of fatally shooting former Pleasanton resident Kate Steinle in the back Wednesday on Pier 14 had recently been released from jail despite having been deported five times and having immigration authorities ask that he be held.  
The organizers of Independence Day in Martinez in 1889 had managed a coup. For the first time in county history there would be a balloon-ascension on the Martinez side of the Oakland-Berkeley hills.  
Fire crews were expected to work through the night to extinguish a 45-acre brush fire in Alameda County.  
Select businesses in Alameda and Contra Costa counties are offered rebates of up to 50 percent of the cost of installing more energy-efficient equipment.  
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson voted no on a plan to spend $5 million to help Paramedics Plus, which has been losing millions. His vote killed the measure.  
Mike Koozmin
The victim was Kathryn Steinle, a former Amador Valley High School graduate now living in San Francisco. Police arrested 45-year-old Francisco Sanchez in connection with the shooting.  
Dan Honda
Re-branded San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore is putting the finishing touches on a 185,000 square-foot expansion, which will add 50 upscale stores to the 130 there already. When the new stores open on Aug. 13, the mall will be the largest outlet center in California.  
Gregg Le Blanc
"As You Like It" and "Sense and Sensibility'' will be performed at Wente Vineyards  
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City has elaborate plan to prevent gridlock like last year  
They benefit nonprofits and city has 'lot of people who are very patriotic'  
Dan Honda
USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Nationals feature some athletes from EBAL schools  
The Elworthy property, 232 acres of grassy hillsides, oak woodlands and gorgeous views of Mount Diablo and the San Ramon Valley, will officially open July 15. The property provides a key link between Las Trampas and Danville, allowing hikers a new way to reach one of the East Bay Regional Park District's largest and most rugged parks. The property also provides important habitat for native species, including golden eagles.  
Family-owned winery's 2011 labels took home prizes  
Nathaniel Jackson
Valley Humane SocietyWe can't resist, we have to say it ... here comes Trouble! You won't be able to resist the generous affections of this larger-than-life lad either.  
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Both sides will be in court Thursday to present their arguments over Segue's restraining order. The construction company filed for the temporary restraining order to preserve evidence taken from a Berkeley apartment building where a balcony collapsed, sending six people to their deaths.  
AccomplishmentsLivermore Cowboys win challenge: The Livermore High School's Cowboy Code Academy robotics team, 101 Coders, competed at UC Davis in the RoboPlay Challenge.  
Supervisor Scott Haggerty's Chief of Staff Shawn Wilson unethically pressured county staff to approve licenses and permits for political supporters and personal connections, including a landowner who was also helping him obtain a personal home loan, according to an Alameda County grand jury report.  
A multiple-vehicle crash that left two trucks Tuesday afternoon overturned blocked Highway 84 east of Sunol, said a California Highway Patrol official.  
Youth sports: Headfirst Baseball Academy, Tri Valley Karate  
Earl Anthony's Dublin BowlBowlers of the Week: Steve Myers had a hot set in the Brunswick Trios. Steve had games of 256-279-279 for a 815 set. Tony Braga of the Nisei Invitational league shot his second perfect 300 game of the season and had a 714 set.  
Through July 5 Alameda County Fair -- 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily; carnival hours Tuesday through Thursday from noon to closing, Friday through Sunday from 11 a.  
Expanding park would harm speciesI've been following the Carnegie Park expansion discussion for the last few months. I understand and respect both sides of the issue.  
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DANVILLEThursday, June 18 THEFT -- 10:21 a.m. Identity theft, 2000 block Fostoria Circle. ASSAULT -- 10:29 a.  
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BART's underground station restrooms closed since 9/11 attacks 14 years ago remain closed due to security concern and high cost of opening them. Some directors say they're equally essential for all stations.  
Bill Owens
The documentary tome's acclaimed technique is evident in Owens' latest work.  
Nathaniel Jackson
Paying tribute to men like Bob Juniper, who serve the country and the community, will be part of this year's July Fourth celebration. So, before you head out to fireworks at the fair or barbecues by the pool, grab a blanket and head down to Wayside Park to meaningfully celebrate our country's 239th birthday.  
Jim Hansen will head Pleasanton Unified School District until permanent supt. is picked