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Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 1639 Views



I was in a Foothill High School classroom and some of the girls were sharing experiences of their middle school P.E. teacher,...

Original post made by Ken on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 2 comments | 1460 Views


Power failure cuts news feed to Pleasanton Express Thursday morning

An early morning power failure at an Embarcadero Media site in Pleasanton Thursday morning delayed the posting of some news...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Seymour Butts, on Apr 5, 2013 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1468 Views


Stoneridge extension

Are they ever doing this????...

Original post made by hoops on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views


Something to sleep on

Not many high school juniors spend their free time sewing these days, but thanks to Libby Howard's love of fashion design,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1646 Views


Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool have sued the school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by EG, on Apr 6, 2013 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1440 Views


San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 2525 Views


Thief gets away with jewelry in overnight burglary at JC Penny store in Pleasanton

A JC Penney store at Pleasanton's Stoneridge Mall was burglarized early Thursday morning. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1177 Views


Pleasanton City Manager & Employees Moonlighting with Different Jobs shows that our local...

Original post made by Seriously dysfunctional on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by J. Hosterman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1283 Views


Reception tonight will honor 2013 Ed Kinney Patriots

Friends and family members are invited to a champagne reception from 5:30-7 p.m. today at the Museum On Main in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by R. Tujague, on Apr 29, 2013 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 3644 Views


Pleasanton, other Tri-Valley cities promoting biking events this month

Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley cities will promote biking events in May with the first Bike to School Day next Friday, marking...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views


1st Wednesday street party kicks off summer program in downtown Pleasanton tonight

The 2013 1st Wednesday street party will kick off a summer of downtown events with its annual Cinco de Mayo-themed Street...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mary , on May 1, 2013 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2025 Views


Learn transportation options at Pleasanton Senior Center today

The city of Pleasanton will host the eighth annual Transit Fair at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., from 10...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1460 Views


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 | 1211 Views


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 | 1531 Views


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 | 4749 Views


The Question is Why Do We Allow This To Happen

If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally you might...

Original post made by Daveg on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on May 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1264 Views


Flight on World War II bomber proves to be adventurous, emotional -- and totally awesome

I have never considered myself an adventurous person. I favor turn signals, never go anywhere without a map and a cell phone,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on May 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1492 Views


VFW members distribute 'Buddy Poppies' to help veterans

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ambrose D. Regalia Post 6298 distributed Buddy Poppies over the Memorial Day weekend...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2013 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2653 Views


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 | 1164 Views
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