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Fremont: Arrest of four in dam vandalism

The suspects entered a restricted area of Alameda Creek Dam on May 21 and slashed an inflatable Alameda County Water District dam with a knife, according to a release Tuesday from the Fremont Police Department. 
Curry, not Kobe, now NBA's chief assassin?

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has taken the mantle from Lakers great Kobe Bryant when it comes to killing opponents. 
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Pleasanton students name presidential turkeys

Donlon Elementary School students come up with winning names for turkeys to be pardoned by President Obama -- 'Honest' and 'Abe.' 
'I just asked him if he wouldn't be happy with a 15-1 record after 16 games,' the elder Thompson said.  
Rookie receiver Amari Cooper was only targeted four times Sunday in Detroit, but Oakland confident it's just a small blip.  
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From a spa day in a box to grownup coloring books, here are five fab finds for the stressed-out mom in your life.  
With a summit 3,849 feet above sea level, Mount Diablo stands like a sentinel watching over the Bay Area. On a clear day, what can you see from the top? Quite a lot, it turns out.  
For some retailers preparing for the start of the holiday shopping season, Thanksgiving is being preserved as a holiday and they plan to keep their doors closed during the wee hours before dawn on Black Friday.  
"You don't get a better community holiday celebration than the holiday stroll," said Daniel Swafford, executive director of the Montclair Village Association. "We showcase the incredible businesses and participating nonprofits and all the incredible schools and church groups performing to highlight what they do for the season -- and it's free."  
Gov. Jerry Brown calls it "irresponsible" as California Public Employees' Retirement System placates labor unions at the risk of taxpayers and the pension fund's security.  
Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally end feud on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Jimmy Kimmel brings Harrison Ford and Chewbacca of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” together again, after supposed rift, as Adele’s “Hello” plays.