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A bloomin' good time

While a string or orchids are often found around the necks of tropical travelers, the flower will take center stage during...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 7, 2009 at 6:55 am | 2 comments | 1569 Views


News Digest

<B>Submit father-son look-alikes Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 8, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views


College Admissions 101

Learn how colleges evaluate applicants, discover how to find "best fit" colleges and find out how to prepare a strong application...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1764 Views


Bay Area representatives prepare for new president

Emboldened by an increased Democratic majority in both houses of Congress, the California legislature and the upcoming swearing-in...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 13, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views


Pleasanton horse trainers want golf balls off the racing track

In today's Tri-Valley Herald:

Original post made by PJ on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2143 Views


Brain Matters

Our brains are vital organs that deserve the same attention to care and maintenance as our hearts. Engaging in active learning...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1683 Views


COMMENTARY: Daunting numbers for job losses

It was not like we were not warned. They were expected. Yet, the reality of the numbers was quite sobering. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views


Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2609 Views


Germain pleads not guilty

Former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro Henry Germain pleaded not guilty today to 16 charges of child molestation against...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1647 Views


How 'bout them Steelers!

Wow! Was that a great game or what! For those of us lucky enough to grow up in Steeler Country, and then end up living here...

Original post made by Kurt Kummer on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 2186 Views


Police name employees of the year

Officer Roy Gamez and Shannon Revel were recently recognized by the Pleasanton Police Department in its annual program honoring...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve Cordero, on Apr 21, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views



Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chris Heredia, on Apr 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views


BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1572 Views


SPORTS: Lady Falcons tally another win, remain undefeated

The Lady Falcons varsity soccer team has added another notch in their belts in the win category after shutting out Granada...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2464 Views


Concert pianist opens Inspire Academy

Pleasanton is now the home of Inspire Academy of Music and Arts. Founded by award-winning concert pianist and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1774 Views


Treasures of Main Street

It's easy to excite a kid. That's probably because they notice little things in life that mostly go unnoticed by adults....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by grumpy old man, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2060 Views


Getting a head start on spring cleaning

Fifth graders from Ms. Ferreira's Walnut Grove Elementary School class recently took part in a service learning assignment....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Just a thought..., on Feb 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views


Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Feb 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1640 Views


Buchanan talks about state budget OK'd early Thursday

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th), whose district includes Pleasanton, weary from the long and arduous state budget process,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by agreed, on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1557 Views


Kevin Laue, former AVHS basketball star

There is a link on the very front page of to an article about Kevin Laue and his current basketball season. Congratulations...

Original post made by PleasantonSportsFan on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2009 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2264 Views
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