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AROUND TOWN

Tee off for seniors

Peggy Sanders, 78, with an income of $1,000 a month, has limited housing options. For several years, she lived in a senior...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:15 am | 2 comments | 1130 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley, Foothill win pre-season openers ahead of opening day for schools today

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools won their pre-season opening games Friday, giving fans a thumbs-up on an exciting...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Aug 27, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1969 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1571 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 10994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 2879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Planning Commission to consider downtown entertainment plans tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider, among other issues, changes in rule governing...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 16, 2012 at 12:24 am | 2 comments | 1253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 in Pleasanton victims of identity theft in past week

Three residents were the victims of identity theft over the last week, according to Pleasanton police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Balam Letona, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 4088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enjoy free ice cream, bundt cakes as BART celebrates 40th anniversary

This month marks 40 years of BART service and the transit system is ready to celebrate with ice cream giveaways, free field...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:50 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2410 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore man and woman plead no contest in drug lab explosion death

A Livermore couple who had been charged with murder for a drug-related explosion that killed a man last year have pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown parent, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 2088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2237 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

World War II combat airman, 91, to tell his story at Las Positas College today

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson (Ret.), 91, will discuss his experiences as a member of the "greatest generation" at a public...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

grass fire?

There is a very strong smell of grass/wildfire on the west side of town this evening, around 9:15pm. I really hope not, but...

Original post made by hope not... on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1156 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lottery ticket worth $220,648 bought here last month remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 5111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2308 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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