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Heroes, 'unflappable' city planner earn service awards

Described as unflappable in her dealings with the public, Pleasanton Planning Department Manager Janice Stern joined with...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by wilrob12, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE Yet on Foothill Hill Road Car/Cyclist Accident?

It has been over 4 weeks since this terrible accident. Has there been an arrest? How about an update....

Original post made by anon on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1185 Views

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Plan Bay Area Will Not Go to Vote of the People

I had to laugh so hard when I read a paper yesterday with an article on Plan Bay Area with ABAG and MTC dictating what our...

Original post made by agree on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 834 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighborhood hosts invited to join in Pleasanton's 'Night out Against Crime'

Pleasanton will hold its annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6 and the Police Department is seeking neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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Golfing Grandpas Parking

Golfing Grandpas have recently started parking in coveted spaces, as the central spot for carpooling to their golf courses,...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 16, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 788 Views

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Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2625 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks out Wimbledon champ Bartoli in advance of today's Bank of the West Classic

Three-time Bank of the West Classic finalist and reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the 2013 event...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Honda convertible stripped in Pleasanton driveway on Mairmont Drive

Part of the interior of a car parked in a driveway was stripped overnight July 21, according to police reports. Both front...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 3807 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Big Shot Obama Wants to Play Golf with Other Big Shots

Prepare to see yet more footage of Barack Hussein Obama on the golf course -- with Our Dear Leader soon to be photographed...

Original post made by Libertus on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 741 Views

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Reception Sunday as Wente Vineyards hosts local artist Nicole Wakeman's work during August

Wente Vineyards Estate Winery will host a reception Sunday for local award-winning artist Nicole Wakeman whose solo exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 3276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton preparing for possible BART strike

The city of Pleasanton is working with BART and the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of the Wheels...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 1034 Views

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The world of magic

Alvin Lui may seem like the average man on the street, but his career is far from ordinary. Lui is an illusionist with 18...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by FancyP86, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Japanese team wins first Little League Intermediate World Series

The first Little League World Series for the new Intermediate Division ended last night in Livermore, with Izumisano Little...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

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 | 1173 Views

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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 | 1172 Views

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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 | 1115 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 | 1498 Views
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