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SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Band director Moorefield signs off tonight at Foothill commencement

If you're among the fortunate in the graduation program tonight at Foothill High School, you'll also be among those applauding...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

The New Berry Patch Store

shopped and purchased an item for a bridal shower today The store was nice but kinda sparse as far as merchandise goes....

Original post made by longtime resident on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Liz at the berry patch, on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's national healthcare makes no sense to me

I have been following this debate over national healthcare and the more I learn about it the more I do not believe it makes...

Original post made by Einstein on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

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Friday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be mostly sunny today. High temperatures in the mid 90s and west winds of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by What..., on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1160 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can You Keep a Secret? (The mainstream media has)...

The secret I'd like to tell you, if you promise not to spread this news, is that Bush's controversial "No Child Left Behind"...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 989 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1376 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA TRANSPARENCY? TOTAL ECONOMIC DESTRUCTION from Cap & Trade! They're Voting TODAY! Please Read & Call!

Dems filed 309 pg. AMENDMENT to "Cap & Trade" Bill AT 3am THIS MORNING!! NO DEBATE ALLOWED! Call this # and whoever answers...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by My 2/100, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

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BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park district lays out components of land use plan for Ridge

Roughly 80 people attended a Monday land use plan meeting for the Pleasanton Ridge, the first in what East Bay Regional Park...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 3096 Views

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Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

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The Art of Linda Jeffery Sailors

This exhibit will feature the watercolors, pastels and acrylic paintings of Linda Jeffery Sailors which is open until July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views
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