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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Is Outraged by Obama Surveillance: Plans to Phone Justice Scalia and Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that he has had it with government surveillance of his phone calls, and that he is...

Original post made by Can you spell Obamanation/Abomination? on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First-ever Education Summit introduces new science programs

The Pleasanton school district is incorporating more engineering and science into its curriculum with the idea of encouraging...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 2 comments | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

URGENT NEED: KITTEN FOSTERS

The kittens are pouring in and we are in urgent need of additional kitten fosters. If you are interested, to learn more about...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on Jun. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 3046 Views

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More high density apartment complexes coming to Pleasanton

St. Anton Partners, a California-based owner-driven, privately held, multifamily development and investment company, is expected...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jun 8, 2013 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 1248 Views

SPORTS

TV30 recognizes Tri-Valley high school athletes

Tri-Valley Community Television recognized outstanding high school athletes last Thursday at an event with guest speaker...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sportysport, on Jun 7, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 28240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Max is looking for a forever home

This Weekend ‘TVAR will have a large array of adorable adoptable kittens at the Dublin PetSmart Saturday and Sunday from...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on Jun. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 715 Views

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Fire damages town home at Bernal/Vineyard avenues complex

A late afternoon fire in a multi-family complex at Vineyard and Bernal avenues yesterday caused extensive damage to one of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jun 7, 2013 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you are victim of William Hogarty/OF Lending, his Bankruptcy has been denied

Many people that read on here have been following the William Hogarty story with his most recent arrest being on aggrivate...

Original post made by Christy on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by nextsecretmillionaire, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yellow Pages Opt Out

Once again we've been littered with a Yellow Page book in the front yard. Apparently you can opt out but have to fill...

Original post made by Stan on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Local Search Association, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Road to close June 17-18 as Union Pacific installs new tracks at busy crossing

The Union Pacific Railroad will close its busy crossing at Pleasanton's downtown Santa Rita Road for two days June 17-18...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 940 Views

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You've come a long way, GNON!

Mix networking for business and fun with friends, add some expos and prizes, and you have GNON - Girls Night Out Networking....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 899 Views

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Bodies and minds of Pleasanton students up for discussion at tonight's school board meeting

The Pleasanton school board will learn about the minds and bodies of its students at its meeting tonight. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ron Sutton, on Jun 5, 2013 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

According to Mr. Bing: “a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city employees that will...

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 894 Views

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3-year agreement with Pleasanton employee union goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify a new three-year agreement with its city employee union tonight which will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Small Business, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Pleasanton's Foothill High School, the writing is on the wall

A new mural at Foothill High inspired by New York artist and activist Keith Haring is in its final stages. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 5 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf grocery store

I just went to New Leaf, it's beautiful. It's exactly like Whole Foods. They have everything, I was like a kid in a candy...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by naive, on Jun 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 7613 Views

RESTAURANTS

Contra Costa County woman may be victim of frozen berries sold at Costco

A Contra Costa County case of hepatitis A appears to be linked to a recently recalled batch of frozen berries sold at Costco...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:42 am | 5 comments | 1722 Views

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Teens target today as day to turn off cell phones, other electronics

Some Pleasanton teens have targeted today as a time for everyone to turn off their cell phones, televisions and computers...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Luddite, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3715 Views
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