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As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1279 Views

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State Insurance commissioner gives homeowners tips in wake of devastating fires in Southern California

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Friday that homeowners' insurance policies may cover living expenses as well...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on May 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views

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Steve Mattos honored with memorial scoreboard

In honor of late Amador Valley High School father, coach and Athletics Boosters Club member Steve Mattos, a state-of-the-art...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 17, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 4876 Views

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City Council Ignores PENSION problem - unfunded liability increases

"Craig Bowen, the San Ramon Valley fire chief who retired in 2008, collects an annual pension of $310,000 a year, in part...

Original post made by Arnold on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 29, 2013 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

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3-year agreement with Pleasanton employee union goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify a new three-year agreement with its city employee union tonight which will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Small Business, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1460 Views

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AC Transit, union agree to keep buses rolling today

Talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing and buses are still rolling today even...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1419 Views

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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 | 1410 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 | 1210 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 | 1157 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 | 3262 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 | 1927 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 | 1894 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 | 1717 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 | 1681 Views

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SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 4690 Views

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Sensiba a boost for ValleyCare

With Obama-care changes coming next year along with reductions in what Medicare and private health insurance carriers will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really Blows, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2627 Views

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6 cars burn in fire at Livermore Premium Outlets

Six vehicles were damaged Saturday in a parking lot fire at Livermore Premium Outlets in a blaze and column of smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by spread, on Sep 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

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Pleasanton North Rotary 'Starry Night' gala set for tonight

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual fundraiser gala tonight, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carol Moberg, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 15851 Views

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Wente concert tonight to support wounded warriors

A benefit concert to raise funds to support the ongoing needs of wounded veterans in the Tri-Valley will be held tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3464 Views
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