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AROUND TOWN

RIP Mrs Z

The world lost a beautiful lady yesterday. The beloved "Mrs Z" (Christine Zoraster) from Sonshine prechool passed away after...

Original post made by Beth on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Loved Mrs. Z, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percussionists beat all

The Amador Valley High School winter percussion team took first place in the Northern California Percussion Association (NCPA)...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Zorns

Big fire this afternoon at Zorns on Hopyard. Hope they are able to re-open....

Original post made by Robert on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3028 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mothers With a Purpose Presents Authors of 'The Lost Years'

Bay Area mother-daughter team will discuss the powerful story of Kristina's battle with alcohol and drugs while a star athlete...

Original post made by Kimberly on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Kimberly, on May 14, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Senior Center honors volunteers

Close to 200 volunteers have been honored for their more than 12,000 hours of service last year at the Pleasanton Senior...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Realtor recalls 40 years of selling

Veteran Tri-Valley Realtor Mike Riley, who is celebrating 40 years in the real estate business this month, offers some sage...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Rose Ortega, on Apr 30, 2014 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 3077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputies beaten in Castro Valley fight

Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies were hospitalized after being beaten by three suspects while trying to break up a fight...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by George Zimmerman, on May 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1930 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workshop planned for nonprofits seeking grants

The Las Positas College Cooperative Collection, in an arrangement with the Foundation Center of New York, will host a free...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mandy, on May 27, 2014 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 candidates on TV30 at noon today

Four of the seven candidates seeking re-election or election to the Zone 7 board of directors took the opportunity last week...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 27, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

City golf course circumventing drought restrictions?

I hear the city or the operator of the Callippe Golf Course (experts at circumventing and finding loopholes so that the law...

Original post made by South Pleasanton on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by lll, on May 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 169 Views

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Accident at Train Tracks near Amador

Does anyone know what just happened there?...

Original post made by concerned on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by kdis, on May 30, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 402 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Incomplete Ballots Passed Out at Polling Place

Did anyone else only get the first page of the 3 page ballot at your polling place this morning? I made them stop passing...

Original post made by Dedicated Voter on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 225 Views

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LDS Sustain James Gardanier as New Bishop in Pleasanton Third Ward

The Pleasanton California Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calling of a new bishopric...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:59 am | 2 comments | 292 Views

RESTAURANTS

Win free Alameda County Fair tickets!

We're giving away 15 pairs of Alameda County Fair tickets! Answer a few questions and enter a drawing to win. Only one entry...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Measure AA, tax extension proposal, passes easily with 74.5% of favorable votes

Pleasanton and Alameda County voters approved Measure AA yesterday, a countywide measure that extends a half-cent sales tax...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 4, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dyanne, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 Foothill High seniors awarded scholarships by Pleasanton North Rotary

Three college-bound students from Foothill High School have each been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Rotary Club of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Shawn F, on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views
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