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Pleasanton: Bikes, deals big draws at Goodguys car event

One custom builder will bring up to 30 models to the county fairgrounds this weekend. 
Parvin Ahmadi will start July 1 as Castro Valley Unified superintendent  
 
A group of blind voters who argued that malfunctioning voting machines during the 2012 general election did not allow them to cast a secret ballot has settled a federal lawsuit against Alameda County.  
 
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They are a new club at Amador Valley High School, the Super Pawers Club, and they hope to make a difference.  
 
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an 82-year-old East Bay man has died after collapsing near the visitor center.  
 
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Staff try not to let invasive red-eared species drive out native western pond variety.  
 
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is helping teachers help their students through its Teacher Research Academies (TRAs). The academies offer up to four levels of biotechnology instruction to help teachers master scientific disciplines and experience the application of real world science.  
 
Back when I was in Brownies and Girl Scouts, I was always looking for ways to earn merit badges, mostly because they looked so cute on my uniform. I went for the easy ones thinking more was better, and quickly checked off cooking (fried an egg), reading (read a Nancy Drew mystery), first aid  
 
Courtesy of Jacob Hankinson
Jacob Hankinson learned much of his technique from YouTube videos.  
 
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Valley Humane SocietyMake a match with Emma! This high-spirited mini pinscher mix is three years old and ready to be slightly spoiled by whoever takes her home.  
 
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Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.