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BOOKS & MOVIES

The wind beneath her wings

Imagine you're 7 years old, your mom's had lots of surgeries and when you go to look for her, you find her sprawled on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

3 from Pleasanton added to Hope Hospice board

Three Pleasanton residents have been elected to the Hope Hospice board of directors, joining the organization's 15-member...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marcia K, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Danville streets to close for Hot Summer Nights festivities starting at 2 p.m. today

Motorists heading to Danville today should be advised that Hartz and East Prospect avenues will be closed to traffic from...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1002 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ex-Granada High teacher sentenced to 3 years in prison for sex assault, but then released

A female former Livermore high school teacher was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison for sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Smoke grenade sparks fire at Army base in Dublin

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:20 am | 2 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1033 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

5 hospitalized after motorist evading police plows into 3 cars in Livermore

An Oakland man was arrested after he led police on a chase and then crashed into three cars in Livermore Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 2 comments | 1180 Views

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Caledonian Club signs 5-year contract with Fairgrounds for Scottish Games

The Caledonian Club of San Francisco, promoters of the Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, announced Monday that they once...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sensiba a boost for ValleyCare

With Obama-care changes coming next year along with reductions in what Medicare and private health insurance carriers will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really Blows, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1796 Views

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Dublin woman arrested in Prague on bribery plot charges

A woman who lives part-time in Dublin has been arrested in Prague on charges of conspiring to bribe a U.S. Air Force contracting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Latvian Connection LLC, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 1847 Views

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Pleasanton couple leading effort to give back to veterans

A Pleasanton couple is spearheading the local arm of a national campaign to create Freedom Day, a day in which local businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Hey Mike, on Sep 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 941 Views

AROUND TOWN

6 cars burn in fire at Livermore Premium Outlets

Six vehicles were damaged Saturday in a parking lot fire at Livermore Premium Outlets in a blaze and column of smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by spread, on Sep 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton North Rotary 'Starry Night' gala set for tonight

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual fundraiser gala tonight, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carol Moberg, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 6057 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency at Pleasanton Convalescent Hospital?

There were over 10 emergency vehicles in front of and across the street from the Pleasanton Convalescent Hospital on Neal...

Original post made by Downtowner on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Sep 16, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Travelers Note: Northbound I-680 at 242/680 split closes one more time at midnight tonight

Caltrans will close the northbound lanes of I-680 at the Highway 242/680 split in Pleasant Hill one more time at midnight...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by David, on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten into coma

Can we please get an update on David Lamont? Is he out of a coma? Have there been arrests? Surprised to see lack of new...

Original post made by Question on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by OurNews, on Oct 3, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly Member Buchanan Helping Bad Teachers

The Sacramento Bee had a good piece today on AB 375 which was authored by our Assembly member Buchanan. This piece of legislation...

Original post made by local on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1215 Views

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Planning to go to S.F.'s Cliff House this weekend? Don't, it's closed

San Francisco's famous Cliff House restaurant Thursday joined other popular attractions that closed as a result of the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 4865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Application Question

On the UC and CSU college application there is a question in the 'Honors Section' asking for "number of Honors"? What are...

Original post made by Steven on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joseph Somacholarsololovich, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3237 Views
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