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Winter Wonderland is a golden project

A Winter Wonderful is returning to Main Street to put smiles on faces that may not always have a reason to smile. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Just asking..., on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 14029 Views


Just in time for Thanksgiving company...

... ah, yes. It's that time of the year again... the time of the year when whatever "blooms" in our water supply starts to...

Original post made by Ah, yes.... on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1049 Views


Garbage Pick Up Tomorrow?

Really? My neighbors have their cans out. They're picking up garbage on Thanksgiving day?...

Original post made by Deanna on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 990 Views


Fallen Marine honored as a hero at memorial service in Danville

It was standing room only Wednesday at East Bay Fellowship Church in Danville as more than 1,200 family, friends, teachers,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mari, on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views


Let's chip in to the Holiday Fund

Walking the downtown streets last Friday during the Pleasanton Downtown Association's "Magical Holiday Evening" and again...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views


Cannonball damages Dublin home in Discovery Channel taping stunt

A cannonball damaged a home and vehicle in Dublin late Tuesday afternoon when a "MythBusters" stunt went awry, according...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Editor around?, on Dec 7, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views


'Scary Larry' retires after 20-year reign of 'terror'

Young driver-hopefuls in line at the Pleasanton DMV smiled uneasily early this summer at the thought of the legendary man...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by A Mom, on Dec 14, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views



<B>Teaching kids to hit and run Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 17, 2011 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 1117 Views


Bay Area agency bans use of wood burning fireplaces again today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting a local agency...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by lucky australian, on Dec 19, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views


Fri: 'The Great Christmas Getaway' planned for Dec. 24

'The Great Christmas Getaway' musical follows the detours and temptations that challenge Brody, Ashley and other class officers...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Emily Chin, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1328 Views


PG&E says failed high-line connecting caused Monday night's blackout at Candlestick Park

PG&E investigators said today that the power outages that delayed a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not uncommon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2597 Views


Emergency! Bring out the gifts

Don't be caught unprepared when a neighbor or other friend appears on your doorstep today with a bit of Christmas cheer and...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Disagreeing As Well., on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1446 Views


'Lawyers in the Library'

Members of the Alameda County Bar Association visit the Pleasanton Public Library on the third Tuesday of each month to give...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by June, on Jan 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1010 Views


Jury deliberating Pleasanton rape charges against East Palo Alto man

The defense attorney for an East Palo Alto man accused of kidnapping and raping his ex-girlfriend in Pleasanton said Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 1954 Views


Teacher's Retirement Fund Wants You - The Taxpayers!

““…the state will have to increase CalSTRS funding by $3.8 billion a year for 30 years for a total of more than $114 billion.”” “Spokespersons...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by to: stacey, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1161 Views


Motorcyclist killed in Livermore crash identified as Walnut Creek man

The Alameda County coroner's bureau identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash in Livermore while allegedly fleeing...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Paul Faria, on Jan 4, 2012 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 1478 Views


Tips for a safe New Year's Eve from Pleasanton police

The Pleasanton Police Department issued a few reminders today to help the public usher in the New Year Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1453 Views


9th Ryan Gordon Alumni Soccer Games

9th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by Trekmtb on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by CurtGordon, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1587 Views


Volunteers needed for Sandra J. Wing's Healing Therapy Foundation

Volunteers are needed for Sandra J. Wing's Healing Therapies annual fundraiser that will be held March 2 at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by volunteer, on Jan 9, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 1073 Views


Amador High grad interviewed on NBC making documentary

Amador graduate interviewed by NBC station about making documentary on human trafficking. Nice job! Making us proud back...

Original post made by Frank on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 19, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1404 Views
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