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Blessing the new fruits of the vine

Winery owners and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at Las Positas Winery to bless the first grapes plucked from vines in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bunch of drunken snobs?, on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1711 Views


Army specialist from Livermore dies of rabies

A U.S. Army specialist from Livermore has died in New York after contracting rabies, Army officials at Fort Drum announced...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Charles Hathaway, on Sep 6, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 2176 Views


Big rig accident shuts I-680 on ramp at Sunol

A southbound I-680 on-ramp is shut down after a big-rig went over the embankment in Sunol early this morning, a California...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by stout427, on Dec 16, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 3 comments | 2997 Views


Great America sale could open way for 49ers stadium

The owners of the Great America theme park announced Monday the park is being sold for $70 million to a San Francisco real...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1936 Views


Stolen car runs out of gas; three jailed on theft, drug charges

Three people were arrested on auto theft and drug charges after a police officer spotted them pushing a car toward a gas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stole the street name?, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views


New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2011 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 2131 Views


Danville Marine, 19, killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday, the second Bay Area casualty of the war in the week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:19 am | 3 comments | 2274 Views


'"MythBusters' stars, film crew apologize for cannonball firing, damages

The stars of the Discovery Channel television show "MythBusters"-- Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman -- visited Dublin Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by That's so 7 days ago, on Dec 13, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 2104 Views


New improved library lighting to save 46% in energy use

Check out the lights at the Pleasanton Public Library. Recently installed wireless controls automatically adjust the lighting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by dc, on Dec 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3162 Views


275 seniors enjoy turkey with all the trimmings at Rotarians' 30th annual Christmas dinner

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton served a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings to 275 seniors Sunday at its 30th annual...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 4227 Views


County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Fred Jones, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 2069 Views


Sheriff's deputies find Santa Rita escapee riding bike in Dublin

A seven-hour search came to an end Monday night when Alameda County sheriff's deputies detained an inmate who had escaped...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Vanessa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2294 Views


Oakland mayor names Jordan police chief, hires new fire chief

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Wednesday announced that interim police Chief Howard Jordan will head the Police Department on a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Feb 3, 2012 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 2166 Views


County Fair director, chamber chairwoman, and baby makes three

April Mitchell has quite a year ahead. She's not only director of marketing and public relations for the Alameda County Fair...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views


A Giants thrill

Braxton Fletcher, 11, combined his love of baseball with a school project to visit the Giants in spring training in Scottsdale,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 8, 2012 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2517 Views


Going for the Gold in scouting

Rebecca Rodriguez, who turns 17 next week, has been in Scouting since she was a toddler in a stroller, remembering those...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Heidi Hasz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 2516 Views


Amador Valley's Mock trial team headed for state finals

The Amador Valley High School Mock Trial team is gearing up for California state finals after beating Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by S.C., on Mar 17, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 3299 Views


Calling all women in the Tri-Valley

Join GNON (Girls Night Out Networking) for our fifth annual TRADESHOW. Over 20 booths. Bring business cards, fliers, friends....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 2082 Views


Parks and Recreation Commission to hear update on waterslides tonight

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to hear an update on the status of the waterslides...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff Durban, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 2532 Views


Livermore Lab team discovers six new elements

Dawn Shaughnessy and her team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are pushing the boundaries of the physical world,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 12705 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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