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'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 1518 Views

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Even more on Mary Hayashi

1. She hasn't resigned her assembly position even after her conviction earlier this year for shoplifting from Neiman-Marcus...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:43 am | 13 comments | 1280 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Debbie D, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 1184 Views

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Pleasanton activates Cooling Center for hot weather today

The city of Pleasanton has activated its public Cooling Center for those seeking relief from high temperatures as they rise...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Christine M, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

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AC Not Working

Someone said flip the AC switch on the circuit breaker. But non of the switches are labeled AC, or anything remotely related. What's...

Original post made by Kristin on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1109 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' day in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley due to continued hot weather

With temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1141 Views

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Sentinels of Freedom gives 5 wounded vets chance to sail on historic schooner

As the sun came up very early over the San Francisco Bay last Saturday morning, a sleek 113 foot Sailing Schooner named Eros...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1693 Views

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U.S.women's water polo team meets Spain today to vie for gold medal

Mountain View native Adam Krikorian almost made the mistake of the 2012 London Olympics. Thankfully, Stanford freshman Maggie...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Awesome !, on Aug 9, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1110 Views

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Richmond refinery fire largely contained; BART, bridge traffic back to normal

A large fire that blazed last night at Chevron's Richmond refinery compromised air quality and prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

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Occupancy rates improving at Hacienda business Park

Pleasanton's Hacienda Business Park is reporting a significant improvements in its occupancy rates for the first half of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1408 Views

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KPIX confirms that Seattle weathercaster will replace Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales as weekday anchor

KPIX, the CBS station in San Francisco, confirmed Tuesday that it is replacing Roberta Gonzales as its weeknight weather...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 13 comments | 2394 Views

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Record-low mortgage rates lead to jump in refinancing

Mortgage applications increased 16.9% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's for...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by TT, on Aug 7, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1066 Views

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Landing on Mars

Watching the newest man-made rover, Curiosity, land on Mars was a marvel to watch this evening. When people can get together...

Original post made by dublinmike on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by ohBoy, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 14 comments | 1038 Views

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Safeway gets OK for gas station at its new Pleasanton store

Safeway will add a three-bay, nine-pump self-service discount gasoline station to its new Lifestyle supermarket in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Bill Wattenberg, on Aug 7, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 23 comments | 1564 Views

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Fantastic Fast & Furious Fitness Festival

As both a participant and volunteer at this year's Fast & Furious Festival to raise awareness and research money for ALS...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 7, 2012
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Ca 500-plus 'special' funds;, Jerry wants more

CA has over 500 'special' funds....sort of 'slush' funds. Last week we learned of over $53 million in hidden state parks....

Original post made by Taxpayer on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ken Lay, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 1069 Views

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Fast and Furious Festival coming Sunday in Pleasanton

The second annual Fast and Furious Festival will be held in downtown Pleasanton starting at 8 a.m. Sunday and is expected...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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Obama Campaign Sues to Restrict Military From Voting!

So, those "military loving" Obama campaign team members are "showing their love" for our military by suing to restrict their...

Original post made by Respect for Military on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 1400 Views

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Crowds cheer Thorne at rally for his election as Pleasanton mayor

City Councilman and candidate for mayor Jerry Thorne told more than 100 supporters at his recent fundraising reception that...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ditto, curious too, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 am | 24 comments | 1797 Views

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Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 2375 Views
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