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Pleasanton's 'Walk to Wellness' set for this morning in Kottinger Park

Walk to Wellness is holding its weekly Saturday walk starting at 8:30 a.m. today in Kottinger Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:33 am | 1 comment | 884 Views

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Arabian horse racing world today's main feature at Alameda County Fair track

The eyes of the Arabian Horse Racing World will be on Pleasanton and the Alameda County Fair today as the HH Sheikh Zayed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Blake Richards, on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:31 am | 1 comment | 3244 Views

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Road rage at Stoneridge Mall

A Dublin man was arrested by Pleasanton police Friday as the driver of a car that may have deliberately struck and injured...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 13, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plants on Stanley?

Does anyone no why so many of the newly planted plants are dying on Stanley Blvd? It is such a shame to see them turning...

Original post made by MW on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Might be the water, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views

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Shell Station at Valley and Santa Rita

Does anyone know what is going on with what was the Shell Station at the corner of Valley Ave and Santa Rita Ave? Drove...

Original post made by judi on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shell signs are gone, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philanthropy & Lemonade

Local children Mia and Jake DeMichiel have been selling cups of lemonade at various spots around town to support Team Super...

Original post made by anonymous2 on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 18, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1091 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 | 3187 Views

SPORTS

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 | 18266 Views

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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 | 2060 Views

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Don't miss 'Oliver!," which ends this weekend

Little Oliver distinguished himself by asking for more at the orphanage run by Mr. Bumble, but the whole cast endeared itself...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by memeber, on Jul 29, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1775 Views

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Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association holding barbecue fundraiser Saturday tonight

The Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association will hold its annual fundraising barbecue from 5:30-11 p.m. tonight at...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by George Withers, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 3651 Views

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Pleasanton Council to hold public hearing at 6 p.m. tonight on Bernal-Stanley apartment project

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing tonight, Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 903 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fracking Must Be California's Priority

My, my. Here they go again. Environmental activist worry warts are citing a study that states that climate change is having...

Original post made by Tim Lunt on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lowell, Amador HS on State Naughty List

Lowell, Amador High School among top SF schools that leaked state test questions to social media. http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2013/08/12/top-sf-school-leaks-state-test-qu...

Original post made by WhatNow? on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

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Fixing California: The union chokehold

I created a stir last year when I — the former Democratic Senate majority leader — endorsed Proposition 32, the ballot initiative...

Original post made by CA GOV. 101 on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 721 Views

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America's Cup panel investigating Oracle for illegal boat modifications

Oracle Team USA, the defending America's Cup champion, is being investigated by the regatta's International Jury for alleged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by yourEditor, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Bay Area news poll shows little support for BART unions

First it was the KPIX news poll showing that, by a 2-1 margin, Bay Area residents think the unions are being unreasonable. Now...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 967 Views

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PW Opinionist Challenges the Federal Takeover of Grammar

PW's designated 'opinionator', Tim Hunt, writes the following: "The novel legal theory to cast aside the state’s role...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 2149 Views
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