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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Make your pet a star with the VHS Calendar Contest! Submit your furry friend's favorite photo for a shot at one of 13 spots...

Original post made by Melissa on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melissa, on Jun 29, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 709 Views

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Readers Choice 2012

The tallies are in for the Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice 2012 contest with a total of 26,365 confirmed votes. Thanks for...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Jun 29, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

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Tri-Valley Foundation vacates headquarters on Stoneridge Drive

The doors to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation have been locked for more than a week now, and although the lights are on,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Randy Block, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

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Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Andrew Heller, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 863 Views

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'Kabaret for Kids' scheduled for July 25

Described as "always entertaining, always innovative, and always memorable," world renowned cabaret and theater star Samantha...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jane Onojafe, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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First Wednesday's Street Fair is tonight--a week late

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's First Wednesday street fair is tonight. The event is being held on the second Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 901 Views

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Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections Monday

Candidates can start filing Monday for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know what is going on in Bonde Ranch?

I just had two police cars and 3 fire trucks blow by, sirens on, plus an additional ambulance. Any ideas?...

Original post made by What\\\\\\\'s Going On? on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

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Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections today

Candidates can start filing today for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

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Pleasanton Council meets tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider a bid from three Happy Valley property owners to tap...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views

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Bill Lockyer files for divorce from wife Nadia Lockyer

California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has filed for divorce from his wife, former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Davis Lockyer,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1356 Views

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Join the walk around Mission Hills Park tomorrow

Join Mr. Pedometer for an hour long walk 'n' talk. The walk will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Mission...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jordan, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

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'Oklahoma!' now playing at the Bankhead is more than just 'OK'

Tri-Valley Rep's production of "Oklahoma" at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore this afternoon and through Aug. 5 does exactly...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

SPORTS

Open water offers change of pace

Swimmers entered Del Valle Reservoir's 67 degree water early both days last weekend for the annual Del Valle Open Water Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Carlson, on Jul 29, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views

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Presenting perfect pairings

Pleasanton's Palm Event Center was the scene last week of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association's Taste of Terroir...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 29, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

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Safeway's 2nd quarter profit dips but revenue jumps to $10.4 billion

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has reported second-quarter profit fell to $121.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Retired, on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views

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Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Occupancy rates improving at Hacienda business Park

Pleasanton's Hacienda Business Park is reporting a significant improvements in its occupancy rates for the first half of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1166 Views

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Planning Commission to consider Hendrick Automotive Group bid tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet tonight to consider an application from the Hendrick Automotive Group to build...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 878 Views
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