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Cajun fiddler Tom Rigney to hold free concert today

A free concert will be held at 2 p.m. today by Tom Rigney, an electric violinist, Cajun fiddler, composer, graphic artist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 13, 2011 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 970 Views

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Buchanan talks budget to voters

While State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Jerry Brown's...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob123, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

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Buchanan talks budget to voters

While Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Brown's combination of budget cuts...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cook-Kallio urges telephone, email campaign to save 'We the People' funding

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, a teacher at Irvington High School in Fremont who coaches the school's "We...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1663 Views

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Rain forecast moves Spears' concert indoors; other news in round-up of Thursday stories from around the Bay

Stormy weather that is expected to continue to drench the Bay Area this weekend has forced Britney Spears' outdoors concert...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by What about around here?, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

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Ragin' fundraiser earns $45,000 toward healing therapy grants

Ragin Cajun, the Mardi Gras event held to benefit the Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation, has announced that it raised...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Patty Manzi, on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

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Full water service restored to homes near Pleasanton Ridge

Laboratory tests showed yesterday that tap water is again safe to drink for residents in upper Kilkare Canyon and others...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Dale Clark, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

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Reserve your memory rose for the Service of Remembrance

Hope Hospice will host its Spring Service of Remembrance at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at the Hope Hospice offices, 6377...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shirley, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 929 Views

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Coyote spotted with family cat in mouth; other news in round-up of Wednesday stories from around the Bay

A homeowner reported seeing a large coyote with the family cat in its mouth in San Anselmo Tuesday morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by PW Reader, on Mar 30, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Cars stolen from Fairgrounds

Two cars were stolen in separate incidents at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, according to police reports. In one incident,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Smokey Lonesome, on Apr 2, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1685 Views

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International performance April 17 will benefit women's shelters

Priya Shankar, 23, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, was in India last year as a Fulbright Scholar where she helped at a...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 4, 2011 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

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New Pleasanton Water Bills

I received the new Pleasanton water today. Seems the senior and disabled discount has shrunk. The Dublin service doesnt...

Original post made by hard times on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Robert Byrd, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

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Pleasanton City Council meeting cancelled for tonight

The Pleasanton City Council has cancelled its meeting for tonight (April 5). The next council meeting will be held starting...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Refvise, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

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Ballroom/Social Dance

I'm a beginning (bronze/silver) level ballroom dancer, and I'm looking for opportunities to dance in Pleasanton, whether...

Original post made by Lia Sorensen on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 10, 2011 at 1:19 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Day By Day More Becomes Known Of This Very Onerous Piece Of Legislation.

A little-known provision in the Obamacare legislation has sent $2 billion to corporations, unions and state public employee...

Original post made by Steve S. on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Apr 9, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1075 Views

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Somber service for Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Family, friends and uniformed men and women paid their final respects Tuesday to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn Lindskog, whose...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 15, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views

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Meet Sunset magazine's food editor

Margo True, author of "One-Block Feast, an Adventure from Yard to Table," and food editor of Sunset magazine will be at Towne...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views
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