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Stanford's Nicole Gibbs bows out of Bank of the West after three-setter with No. 4 seed Hampton

Nicole Gibbs, just two months and four tournaments into her professional career, gave 29th-ranked Jamie Hampton everything...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2320 Views

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Will LaMarche signs with Detroit Tigers

Many young baseball players fantasize about one day playing professional baseball. For Pleasanton resident William LaMarche,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karin Francis, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 18516 Views

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Being Neighborly Needing Some Sleep

I am a mother of twins who are now 6 months old, we have been in our home for about 2 years now and we have a neighbor who...

Original post made by Annoyed Neighbor on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 1328 Views

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Cutting a tree

Is there anyway to get the city to allow you to cut down a tree?We have a silk tree in front of our house and it is a heritage...

Original post made by Treeman on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Success, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:20 am | 13 comments | 1944 Views

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Jewish youths claim their Birthright

Every year, thousands of young Jewish people travel to Israel to learn more about their religion, culture and heritage. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2013 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1004 Views

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Article: 74% of Small Businesses will Fire Workers and Cut Hours Due to Obamacare

More "great news" from the Democrat party who favors socialism vs. free enterprise, looks like we are headed for an absolute...

Original post made by Defund Obamacare on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on Jul 24, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 25 comments | 1296 Views

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Do street parking rules change during Garage Sales?

I know they don't, I am simply pointing out a very typical occurrence during Garage or Estate sales around town, and other...

Original post made by Pleasanton_Resident on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Watcher, on Jul 24, 2013 at 11:58 am | 14 comments | 1485 Views

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Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2013 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 3378 Views

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Father Serra look-alike? What do you think?

While flying in his plane over the Hayward salt flats the other day, Pleasanton photographer Mike Sedlak took this photo...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 996 Views

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Structural engineers hired to inspect Pleasanton's 88 bridges

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a three-year contract with a San Jose engineering firm to handle an ongoing program...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Haruha, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 1117 Views

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Pleasanton teacher gains nationwide recognition for rethinking learning

A fifth-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary School has been bringing some innovative approaches to classrooms in the district...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hans Sebastián Perl Matanzo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:52 am | 10 comments | 2238 Views

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Injury knocks out Wimbledon champ Bartoli in advance of today's Bank of the West Classic

Three-time Bank of the West Classic finalist and reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the 2013 event...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views

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Lawn Service

Can anyone recommend a good lawn service? Basic mowing/edging at a reasonable price. Thanks...

Original post made by patcher on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 4 comments | 888 Views

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Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Connecticut Yank, on Jul 22, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 1857 Views

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Bagpocalypse

The predictions were dire. The proposed bag ban would doom civilization. Cats and dogs would be sleeping together in the...

Original post made by Jeff Durban on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Same for all, on Jul 22, 2013 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1183 Views

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Livermore garage fire displaces family, causes $50,000 in damages

Firefighters from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department extinguished a garage fire Saturday morning before it could spread...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
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Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2819 Views

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Walmart grocery and the other Pleasanton groceries

Predicting what the effect of the new store will be on the existing Pleasanton grocery stores. I don't think the new Walmart...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Poppin Fresh!, on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 19 comments | 1167 Views

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Winemakers' 'Taste Our Terroir' event ends today

Taste the Terroir, the Livermore's Valley's annual four-day-long food and wine event, ends today. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Winerd, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1374 Views

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Amador Valley High alum fulfills his dream with theater camp

Shawn Ryan felt like a big fish in a small pond at Amador Valley High School, where he longed to escape to a performing arts...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by ReneS, on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 3520 Views
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