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Antique and Collectible Street Faire on Sunday

The semi-annual Pleasanton Downtown Association Antique and Collectible Street Faire is back and will be held from 8 a.m.-4...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Shirley, on May 28, 2010 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 823 Views

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Organic Cherries

Speaking of organic, I'm looking for organic cherries. Anyone know where I can buy some?...

Original post made by Nala on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Plez Rez, on May 30, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 745 Views

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3.0 magnitude earthquake strikes San Leandro, Castro Valley

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 struck early this morning in Alameda County and...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by mary, on May 30, 2010 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 1146 Views

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One last look offered today of WW II planes at Livermore Airport

Two World War II bombers -- a B-17 Flying Fortress known as the 909 and a B-24 Liberator named Witchcraft -- are at the Livermore...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dad flew over Nazi Germany, on Jun 1, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 929 Views

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East Bay veterans celebrate McNerney bill for brain injury treatment

DUBLIN Nearly a dozen East Bay veterans scrawled their signatures Tuesday morning across a ceremonial, wall-sized copy...

Original post made by Ray on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by quan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 890 Views

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Any Castlewood Lockout Updates? Are union members still marching?

I haven't seen any updates for weeks so was wondering if Castlewood took those poor innocent workers back....

Original post made by Clueless on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 898 Views

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Does anyone know what happened on E. Angela St.

This morning, there appeared to be a house fire or something going on with lots of emergency vehicles on E. Angela Street--does...

Original post made by Downtowner on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by downtowndoll, on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Adopt A Pet This Weekend!

Visit Valley Humane Society this Saturday, June 12th 11am-5pm and Sunday, June 13th 11am-3pm for our SPECIAL ADOPTATHON EVENT...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 734 Views

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Monday June 14 is Flag Day

I encourage everyone to fly Old Glory! http://www.nationalflagday.com/default.asp The Star Spangled Banner Lyrics By...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 844 Views

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Buy books online to support Friends of the Library

Did you know you can buy books from the Friends of the Library at Amazon.com? The Friends have a year-round magazine and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Irene Inman, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

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Heading for upper San Mateo? Skyline Bridge to be closed for 3 years starting this August

Tri-Valley motorists who use the Skyline Bridge above San Mateo should plan on longer travel times starting late this summer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Zicky, on Jun 19, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 885 Views

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Leather mural honoring 4 slain Oakland police officers on display at County Fair

Alameda County Fair-goers will have a unique opportunity starting tomorrow to view the intricately designed leather mural...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2010

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by amador student, on Jun 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

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Talk about a bad hair day!

There's much more at the Alameda County Fair than rides and tasty food as Cassandra Gutschall, 25, shows Sunday after getting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by erika, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

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Expanded definition of Socialism

I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the underlying aspects of socialism in our American society * If...

Original post made by Defining Definitions on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 780 Views

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Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

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Brown launches investigation into foreclosures that affect renters

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday launched an investigation aimed at protecting the rights of the "forgotten...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Jun 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 12250 Views

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Loose chain on "Wacky Worm" ride injures 7 at Alameda County Fair

Five children and two adults suffered minor injuries at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton Thursday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by SUE, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

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See 'Rooster's Teeth' perform tonight

Enjoy a free concert in the park tonight from 7-9:30 p.m., Friday, July 9 at Lions Wayside Park (at the corner of First and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 794 Views
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