Memorial and race dedication: On Sunday, the last day of the fair, the 4th horse race was dedicated to Jorge Herrera, the 33 year-old-jockey, who died July 5. Herrera was thrown from a horse named Morito, which according to equibase.com, is co-owned by trainer Jose Godinez and Luciano Naretto. A memorial service was held Sunday morning to remember Herrera's life and career.
Fair attendance breaks record: Over a half-a-million fairgoers came to fair this summer and ate 123,596 corn dogs and 10,322 deep fried foods. What is your favorite fair memory for the 100th year of the Alameda County Fair? Are you happy or sad to see it go? Tell us in the comments section of the article. In case you missed our exclusive fair coverage, check our fair topic page. Share your fun fair pictures with us in our fair .
Attempted robbery at the mall: A woman fought off two would-be robbers who reportedly punched her in the face while trying to steal her belongings Friday afternoon in the parking lot. The woman was unharmed. Read the full story here in the police log.
Worst parking lots in Pleasanton: Have you ever been in any of these parking lots and wanted to scream or cry? Read this blog to see the top ten worst parking lots in town.
Tri Valley Swim America: Meet the Morsilli family, owners of Tri Valley Swim America, and learn about the swimming philosophy they have been embracing since 1986. Did your child learn to swim with them? Give them a shout out in the comments section.
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