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Amador grad highlights problem that is widespread but unknown

Jillian Corsie, a 2005 Amador Valley High grad, was in middle school when she noticed that a good friend of hers didn't have...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Corinne, on Apr 7, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 2798 Views

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Registrations open for YMCA's 'Fore the Kids' charity

Registration has begun for the eighth annual Fore the Kids charity golf tournament supporting the Tri-Valley YMCA. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Friend of the Y, on Apr 7, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

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Arson task force investigating 2nd fire at Livermore home

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ellen, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 1082 Views

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Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commute

http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_27795665/roadshow-northbound-interstate-680 Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes...

Original post made by Anonymous on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spend an evening with a Rebel soldier

The Museum on Main will acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War in "An Evening with A Rebel...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 5142 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 4497 Views

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Another Thought for Saving Water, Saving Money

Residential septic systems: Residential home owners could consider converting from city services to installing their own...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 302 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 4641 Views

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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 3846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 12 comments | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steam Preschool

Watched this report at most recent PUSD Board meeting. Another fancy acronym to entice parents to pay big $1300.00 + per...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested, two men under suspicion in identity theft case

An Oakland woman was arrested March 25 after a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle in the area of Calle Madras and Hansen...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

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Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Map, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 10943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Student Takes Fourth Place at State Geography Bee Finals

Seventh grade Quarry Lane student, Rhea Mitr, took fourth place at the 2015 National Geographic State Bee, making it the...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Apr. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 322 Views

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Bunny Hop Egg Hunt in downtown Pleasanton Saturday

Children ages 10 years and younger are invited to participate in the Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Bunny Hop Egg...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by K9er, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1027 Views

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City Council Thinks There is No More Drought

Plans move ahead for Bernal Park, and all of the greenery that will need water, yet not a word about using reclaimed water....

Original post made by Pleasanton thinks the drought is over on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 781 Views

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Spotlighting Pleasanton poets laureate

The Pleasanton literary arts community is coming together next week to celebrate city poets laureate, past and present, at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Apr 2, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

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School district to host Common Core workshop

The Pleasanton Unified School District, along with the Alameda County Office of Education, is set to host a Common Core State...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by West side Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 10 comments | 2048 Views

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AVHS grad serves aboard USS New Orleans

A Pleasanton woman and Amador Valley High School graduate has been serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Donna Willy, on Apr 2, 2015 at 5:29 am | 2 comments | 4124 Views
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