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ValleyCare Receives 'Platinum Performance Achievement Award' for 2014

ValleyCare Receives 'Platinum Performance Achievement Award' for 2014

The East Bay hospital is one of 256 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall beverage will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Community Invited to Health Fair at Kaiser Permanente in San Ramon

Community Invited to Health Fair at Kaiser Permanente in San Ramon

The event is free and open to the public.
Why Will Guy Fieri Be in Dublin on Thursday?

Why Will Guy Fieri Be in Dublin on Thursday?

The celebrity chef will be signing his new book 'Guy on Fire: 130 Recipes for Adventures in Outdoor Cooking' at Johnny Garlic's on Aug. 7.
Get Your Free Smoothie at Jamba Juice Tomorrow

Get Your Free Smoothie at Jamba Juice Tomorrow

On Aug. 6th between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. customers will receive free samples of its made-to-order juices blended with whole foods.
What Oakland A's Player Will be in Dublin on Saturday?

What Oakland A's Player Will be in Dublin on Saturday?

Pitcher Sonny Gray, illusionist Alvin Lui & musical duo The Luck will be at Barons A Legacy of Elegance in the Hacienda Crossing Aug. 2.
Sprouts & Shutters: Comcast Store Open in Grafton Station

Sprouts & Shutters: Comcast Store Open in Grafton Station

The new store is located at 4104 Grafton Street in Dublin.
Sprouts & Shutters: Specialty’s Café & Bakery Open Soon in Tri-Valley

Sprouts & Shutters: Specialty’s Café & Bakery Open Soon in Tri-Valley

The eatery, which was first founded in San Ramon, will open its second Pleasanton location on July 19.
AAA: Bay Area Gas Prices Up Slightly From Last Month

AAA: Bay Area Gas Prices Up Slightly From Last Month

It's currently costing about two cents more per gallon than it did last month to fill up your tank in the Bay Area.
Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Due to Potential Salmonella Outbreak

Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Due to Potential Salmonella Outbreak

The recalled products were sold earlier this year in California, as well as several other states. Customers are who have the recalled products in their freezers are asked to either return or
Rite Aid Agrees to Pay $500,000 to Settle Prescription Medication Claim

Rite Aid Agrees to Pay $500,000 to Settle Prescription Medication Claim

Prosecutors say Rite Aid has since implemented new compliance procedures. Rite Aid has numerous locations throughout the East Bay.
Sprouts & Shutters: Dancentric Opening Soon in Dublin

Sprouts & Shutters: Dancentric Opening Soon in Dublin

The dance fitness studio will open in Dublin in July.
Starbucks Expects to Raise Prices Tuesday

Starbucks Expects to Raise Prices Tuesday

Certain drinks will cost customers 5 to 20 cents more.
Starbucks Hiring Fair in Tri-Valley

Starbucks Hiring Fair in Tri-Valley

The employment event will be in Pleasanton on Monday, June 23 between 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Elephant Bar Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Elephant Bar Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Executives intend to sell the chain, according to paperwork filed in Santa Ana federal court.
Could Starbucks Pay Your College Tuition?

Could Starbucks Pay Your College Tuition?

World’s largest coffee chain to pay for employees’ online courses.
Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot

Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot

The chain of 1,800 restaurants announced Tuesday that it is dumping all artificial additives in its food.
FDA Recalls Hummus, Dips Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

FDA Recalls Hummus, Dips Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

The affected brands were sold nationally at Target and Trader Joe's stores.
Beer Diplomacy? Try Twitter and Aalbeke Style

Beer Diplomacy? Try Twitter and Aalbeke Style

A craft-brewed beer, a tweet, and a village in Belgium--the story of a hoppy connection.
Free Comic Book Day Coming Up This Saturday in Dublin

Free Comic Book Day Coming Up This Saturday in Dublin

Comic Ink in Dublin is participating this weekend.