( Dan Honda )
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. 
A motorcyclist died after a big-rig truck struck him and fled the scene Thursday night just east of Livermore, according to the California Highway Patrol.  
 
Gloria Labogin, a senior citizen Filipina who is 4-foot-1l, 100 pounds, with black-and-gray hair, was last seen Friday morning wearing jeans, teal shoes, and a black jacket with gold Chinese writing.  
 
Scoop
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.  
 
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.  
 
(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
'I am a Feminist': New generation steps up to claim the 'F-word'

Feminism is enjoying a pop culture resurgence as A-list celebrities, social media activists and college students proudly identify with and celebrate push for equality. 
(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.