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In Livermore wine country, craft brewers and the city build beer industry together

Hoping to cash in on a booming business, Livermore is making it easier for craft breweries to open in the city's empty industrial warehouses. Brewers are taking advantage and linking up in an effort to make the city a 'destination' for microbrew enthusiasts. 
Park visitors may easily access the app at ebparkstrailsafe.org to learn about park safety tips and trail use etiquette and to obtain public safety phone numbers.  
 
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:DanvilleThursday, July 17 ARREST -- 12:01 a.m. An traffic stop arrest was made, San Ramon Valley Boulevard at Estates Drive.  
 
Before this summer began I wrote about the struggle between keeping a lawn alive and cutting back on water use.Well, with June and July on the books, my family has successfully cut our water use by more than 60 percent.  
 
eventsthrough aug. 3 Shrek the Musical -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m., Sunday. "Shrek, The Musical," based on the Oscar-winning film, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on the stage.  
 
Livermore Police
Phaley Nget, 37, of Oakland, was arrested July 20 after she left her two daughters, ages 2 and 3, locked inside a car while she gambled at Casino 580 in Livermore. When police arrived, they found the children strapped inside their car seats and crying.  
 
The 2nd Annual Little League Intermediate World Series -- an international championship for youth aged 11 to 13 -- kicked off Tuesday at Livermore's Max Baer Park.  
 
On Tuesday, as he has done for the past 70 years, Ray Edwards will get down on a knee or find another creative way to once again ask his bride, Doris, to marry him. And, for the 71st time, she will say "yes" on their platinum anniversary.  
 
Leisurely ride will enable seeing the sights, visiting fiends and an escort into the Point  
 
Good stuff'Goonies' at sunset Moonlight Movie -- 6:30 p.m. Friday, crafts and children activities, with movie following at sunset. This week's movie is "The Goonies.  
 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
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Aperitif hour

Move over, Fernet. Refreshing, house-made seasonal aperitifs are finding their way into low-alcohol cocktail programs from San Mateo to Berkeley and San Francisco. With the launch of Sonoma Aperitifs in Penngrove and the rerelease of a classic 1997 book about these fortified libations, we'd say the trend is about to overflow from its tiny cordial glass.