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Cover Story - July 26, 2013

Blackhawk Plaza -- a special place

Shopping center has changed focus during 25 years but idyllic setting remains unique

by Cathy Jetter

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed its first customers to its tiled mall with soaring ceilings and domes leading to open-air walkways overlooking koi ponds, waterfalls and fountains at the upscale shopping center six miles east of Interstate 680.

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