( 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. 
Alameda County Public Works Agency is holding the Construction Contrators Academy.  
Local area baseball players now in the minor leagues  
Dublin San Ramon Services District meets 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss ways to limit water shortages in long run.  
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.  
(Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation)
Tasting tours delve into olive oil

Wine tasting treks? Sure. But an increasing number of olive oil producers have begun opening tasting rooms, too.