( Doug Duran )
Dublin now home to the mother of all Whole Foods Markets

Latest 40,000 square-foot store at Persimmon Place, which opens Wednesday, is unique not just for Dublin, but for the company. 
The City Council on Tuesday decided to allow a development task force to complete its work evaluating proposals already submitted for East Pleasanton, but to halt any new plans until after a public vote in November.  
 
Stephanie Ruiz
There's no denying the irresistible allure of hula. Like India's kathak dance or the mimed sections of classical ballets, when gesture rides on a gently or aggressively propelled body accompanied by rhythmic voice or instrumentation, souls are stirred.  
 
Nathaniel Jackson
Valley Humane SocietyDaisy is the prettiest of May flowers. As your affection for this 4-year-old brown tabby grows, you'll quickly realize, "She loves me!  
 
Courtesy Wente Winery
In 1883, C. H. Wente, a first-generation immigrant from Germany, bought 47 acres in the Livermore Valley. He recognized that the warm days, cool nights and gravelly soils of the area are ideal for growing world-class wine grapes.  
 
Doug Duran
Andrew Lieberman, 4, of Livermore, left, who has spina bifida, tosses a baseball to "Batman," also known as Jake Anderson, the Oakland Athletics' special events assistant who dressed as the caped crusader for Superhero Night for the A's baseball game Saturday against the Chicago White Sox at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland.  
 
DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
The needy receive dental, vision, chiropractic and bike repair services.  
 
ANDA CHU
Weifang, China's renowned kite fliers will return for a second visit.  
 
Join us for a video demonstration of setting up an irrigation system in the drought.  
 
Council votes to put measure on November ballot