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All's fair: Having county fairgrounds here is good for Pleasanton

We are fortunate to have the Alameda County Fairgrounds right here in Pleasanton. There is something happening almost every...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 14, 2017 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 935 Views

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ACE train service canceled until Thursday

Flooding along train tracks in the Central Valley and a train derailment Friday near Elk Grove contributed to the three-day...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1619 Views

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Man sentenced for 2016 bank robberies, including in Pleasanton

A Stockton man dubbed the "Bearded Bandit" has been sentenced to 45 months in prison in connection with a 2016 bank robbery...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1536 Views

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Man of the Year

Most soldiers, when they return home from active duty, hang their uniforms in the closet and go back to school or civilian...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by sallyjackson, on Feb 13, 2017 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 547 Views

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City Council endorses 87-home Irby Ranch project, with land for Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted Tuesday night to support an 87-home development on the edge of downtown, a project that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:26 pm | 67 comments | 6500 Views

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Alameda County Tax Payer's Are Cheated

I am absolutely insulted that the Alameda County Supervisors voted to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars of citizen's...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 12, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views

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Sign-ups underway for Youth in Government Day

Pleasanton school and city officials are encouraging local high-schoolers to learn more about how local government works...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Tri-Valley Haven Thrift Store, on Feb 10, 2017 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 9, 2017 at 11:33 am | 73 comments | 3873 Views

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Local high school students set to discuss stress at forum

A group of Pleasanton high school students are set to discuss stress and how they cope with it as part of a special event...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hotslide, on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Interfaith peace ring set for Friday in Pleasanton

A group of faith leaders in the Tri-Valley and other community members are set to gather and join hands around the Muslim...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1466 Views

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Good Samaritan rescues driver from partially flooded car near Livermore

An Alameda County resident on Tuesday possibly saved the life of a driver trapped in a partially submerged vehicle in a creek...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2769 Views

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City Council to weigh 87-home project, plus land for potential Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council is set to discuss Tuesday night approving an 87-home development where Stanley Boulevard turns...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Feb 8, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 26 comments | 2918 Views

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Support Your Local Newspaper

We have our local newspaper that outshines the regional and national newspapers. The regional and national newspapers...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 246 Views

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Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Marie Santos, on Feb 6, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 5353 Views

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New Meditation & Addiction Recovery Meeting Starting 2/13

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the...

Original post made by RecoveryFan on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 4242 Views

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Report: December Bay Area home sales drop, prices climb

December Bay Area home sales and prices moved in opposite directions on a year-over-year basis, research firm CoreLogic announced....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon: CHP completes investigation into I-680 crash that killed toddler

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has begun reviewing the case and is considering whether to file charges...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 5, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

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Concord man arrested on suspicion of Pleasanton bike theft

Pleasanton police have arrested a 38-year-old Concord man for allegedly stealing a high-end bicycle and selling it to a friend. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 5, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views

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Question for Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Swalwell, When is a Fetus not human? September 4, 2004 twins were born at Loyola University. The smallest...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 576 Views
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Frustrated local officials push BART
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 891 views

Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 776 views

Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 450 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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