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Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Tri-Valley physician, David Denmead, M.D., has passed

Dr. Denmead was an outstanding physician in this community for many years. I was sorry to hear of his passing. http://www.weertsfh.com/obituary.html?id=1786 ...

Original post made by M on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our Congressman Jerry McNerney introduced Quality Care for Veterans Act

Apr 29, 2010 (Congressional Documents and Publications Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today introduced...

Original post made by Ron on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by We the people, on Apr 30, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 673 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Advantage in 2010 Voting Enthusiasm Shrinks

From the Gallup Poll website: http://www.gallup.com/poll/127700/Republican-Advantage-2010-Voting-Enthusiasm-Shrinks.aspx PRINCETON,...

Original post made by Leon on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 6, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1769 Views

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70th annual Rose Show

The 70th annual Pleasanton Rose Show will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, May 8, at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donny Osmond, on May 7, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

SPORTS

Dublin-based California Spirit Elite All Stars take nationals

The California Spirit Elite All Stars youth and senior teams each won their division at the American Showcase National Championship....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lala, on May 7, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

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Belmont couple killed Sunday in small plane crash on hillside near Livermore

A Belmont couple in their 70s was killed Sunday when their small plane crashed into a hill near Livermore in rainy weather,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 10, 2010 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 843 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Wednesday Street Party of 2010 will celebrate Cinco de Mayo tonight from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pamela, on May 10, 2010 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi to introduce bill today calling for technology-share program between labs, local businesses

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) is hoping that developing green technology and clean energy sources can do for...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bernal Avenue improvements could cause delays next week

Starting Monday, drivers can expect minor traffic delays along Bernal Avenue between Valley and Pleasanton avenues as major...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by D W, on May 11, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school boy sings Lady Gaga's 'Paparazzi'-Youtube

He made me cry!...

Original post made by Wendy on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on May 13, 2010 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

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Planning Commissioners OK homes near Foothill High

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously at its meeting April 28 to approve development of four custom home lots...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Westerner, on May 13, 2010 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon Target closed briefly while police search for juvenile jail escapees

San Ramon's Target Greatland store was closed for awhile yesterday while police from that city searched inside for teens...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Vigilante, on May 14, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

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'Opening Day' event scheduled at Del Valle regional park tomorrow

East Bay Regional Park District officials will hold an "opening day" event tomorrow for a visitor center at the Del Valle...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 774 Views

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Wounded Warriors Project plans fundraiser next Sunday

"Road Warriors 2010," a fundraiser for wounded military heroes, will hold its kick off event next Sunday, May 23, at the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patti Cowger, on May 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Pedestrian Safety

This particular thread is directed to what appeared to be a large school type group walking downtown shortly after the...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by U HAVE NO CLUE, on May 18, 2010 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See 'Race to Nowhere' tonight

"Race to Nowhere" shows the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in an "achievement-obsessed" public...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sold Out, on May 18, 2010 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 4096 Views

SPORTS

Alcatraz Boyz post 7-2 record at Cooperstown

The Alcatraz Boyz recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to play in a week long baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Brent Bockover, on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views
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