If you are looking for a lighter news story for your weekend, Patch is here to help by sharing a few of our favorite happy stories and fun photos from this week.
Watch This Dublin Teacher Get a Pie in the Face Call it a simple pleasure or a cheap thrill but sometimes watching someone take a pie to the face is all you need to brighten your day. Watch the video here.
'Thriller' Flash Mob at Lydiksen Elementary The staff and students at in Lydiksen Elementary in Pleasanton, clad in every Halloween costume imaginable, busted out some zombie-style moves on the playground on Friday after their annual Halloween parade, setting the tone for a spooktacular rest of the day. Click here for the video, if you dare!
It's the Great Pumpkin, San Ramon Thanksgiving is still a time to enjoy pumpkins and we love this huge specimen on display at the Windmill Farms in San Ramon. Click here for the photo.
Photo of the Week: Pleasanton Ridge Splendor Patch reader Cindy H. shared a beautiful collage of photos from the Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park. Collage found here.
Turkey Trot Photo of the Week A bit early for Thanksgiving… This flock of turkeys out foraging during their morning stroll were allowed safe passage crossing by commuters in cars and on bikes on Amador Valley Road. Give this photo a funny caption.
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