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BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

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Armed with a furry friend

Photographer Mike Sedlak was one of several hikers to come across this hairy tarantula at about 6 pm. Monday while hiking...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART to run trains around-the-clock starting tonight

BART will offer limited round-the-clock service starting tonight through the morning of Labor Day Monday while the Bay Bridge...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by john, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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A different way to travel

Mules led by John Sears walked through Pleasanton last week on their way to Sacramento where the man who calls himself "Mule"...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

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Danville teen killed in car crash day before starting senior year in high school

San Ramon Valley High School student Robert Orlando was riding in a car with two friends in Danville on their way home from...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Aug 28, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2047 Views

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Lucky to close San Ramon store next month; Chili's restaurant closed this week

The Lucky supermarket in the Crow Canyon Place shopping center in San Ramon will permanently close its doors Sept. 28, a...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 30, 2013 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Tonight's East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force meeting postponed to next Thursday

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force meeting scheduled for tonight has been postponed to next Thursday, Sept. 12....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth Baseball Skills Clinic Sunday 9/8

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth will hold its Annual Fall Skills Clinic for baseball on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at its baseball facility...

Original post made by highlander on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 10, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Big rig fire fills sky with smoke, snarls rush hour traffic Friday

Smoke billows from a vehicle fire on 580 West and Santa Rita Friday during the evening rush hour Friday. A big rig caught...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by One day, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 3231 Views

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Mount Diablo fire out, state park to re-open today

A fire that has burned more than 3000 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past week has been 100% contained,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 1106 Views

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9th District Court upholds state's low-carbon fuel standard

A U.S. appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday upheld California's pioneering low-carbon fuel standard and set aside an...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ben J., on Sep 19, 2013 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive Status Report Request

Does any one know when the construction at the Stoneridge Drive and Santa Rita Blvd intersection is going to be finished....

Original post made by David on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

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Chamber hosting meeting at 5 p.m. today for those interested in its new Young Professionals group

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. today for those interested in joining its Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chollo, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3994 Views

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Book Donations

Do you have any books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle School? We are in...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 622 Views

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Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART trains running today; strike averted at least until Monday

In a message to city and county leaders tonight, a BART representative said BART negotiators "are currently at the table...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fire Them All, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3359 Views

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Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Max, on Oct 11, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Aladdin Junior,' a performing arts show for children, on stage at Livermore High today, Sunday

"Aladdin Junior," a stage production produced by SmARTSunlimited, will be presented at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by C.C. Kat, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views
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