Giants: The Giants won the pennant on Monday taking them to the World Series.
Guy Fieri in Dublin: The celebrity chef spoke exclusively with Patch about his love of Dublin and about how the first year-and-a-half went in the Tri-Valley.
Stark-Swalwell campaign contributions: Swalwell leads with about $505,000 to Stark's $125,000 in campaign contributions. Going into October, Stark had a significant advantage with about $537,000 on hand to Swalwell's $161,000. Read the full story here.
Local election: Did you miss our series of questions to the city council candidates? What do they think is the most challenging issue in town? What sets them apart from the rest? Do they have new ideas? What is their biggest achievement that has prepared them for the city council seat. How will they retain big businesses in Dublin?
Burnt building: Wondering about the charred building in the 5900 block of Old Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton? We have the answers for you.
Urban Shield: Tactical teams from around the world gathered in Dublin on Friday to participate in Urban Shield 2012. The event ran from check-in on Friday through Sunday. Urban Shield is the largest tactical exercise in the nation.
Other news you need to know:
- Election 2012: Nonpartisan Info – Plus Endorsements Lists – on State Ballot Measures
- Shop Local in Dublin for the Holidays
- Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- Halloween Guide: October is here and we have all the scoop you need on things spooky to do along with costume contests. Check out our topic page- if you dare!
Blog of the week: Giants Win Game 1 of 2012 World Series and Pablo Sandoval makes Baseball History!
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