• Fremont: Woman fatally struck by car - 10/09/2015 11:20 PM PDT
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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." 
    Alameda County Sheriff's Department
    The felony conviction for an attorney who killed a Chinese tourist in a hit-and-run crash in 2011 was reduced to a misdemeanor by an Alameda County judge on Friday over "strenuous objection" by prosecutors, according to the district attorney's office.  
    City Center project, the new city hall, a proposed joint city-San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District dispatch center, city budget all likely topics of discussion  
    No one was injured when a 71-year-old woman crashed a car into a vacant building at The Marketplace shopping center Thursday afternoon.  
    Faria Project: The Sierra Club asks the city to hold off on issuing grading permits for the 740-home development while a state water board mulls whether to derail it over environmental concerns.  
    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.  
    Over the course of each semester, more than 100 anatomy students, most of them working toward careers in health care, will watch demonstration dissections and examine the dissected cadaver. The use of student dissectors teaching other students makes this program extraordinary, says instructor Ann Hight, Ph.D.  
    SAN LEANDRO -- Search warrants executed at an Internet cafe and a San Ramon home revealed cash believed to be proceeds from illegal gambling, police said Tuesday.  
    The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission this summer announced plans to expand a corporation yard by eating into 4 acres of the SAGE Sunol Water Temple AgPark organic farm. But the SFPUC backed off after several organizations complained that growing produce is a better use for that land than parking and maintaining vehicles and equipment.  
    Columbia Artists Management Inc.
    The 17-member Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India, with four female dancers and a main acrobat, will bring the past, present and future wonders of the "Spirit of India" to the Bankhead Theater on Tuesday.  
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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.