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Shell Station at Valley and Santa Rita

Does anyone know what is going on with what was the Shell Station at the corner of Valley Ave and Santa Rita Ave? Drove...

Original post made by judi on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shell signs are gone, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 659 Views

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Philanthropy & Lemonade

Local children Mia and Jake DeMichiel have been selling cups of lemonade at various spots around town to support Team Super...

Original post made by anonymous2 on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 18, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 742 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High alum fulfills his dream with theater camp

Shawn Ryan felt like a big fish in a small pond at Amador Valley High School, where he longed to escape to a performing arts...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by ReneS, on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1085 Views

SPORTS

Will LaMarche signs with Detroit Tigers

Many young baseball players fantasize about one day playing professional baseball. For Pleasanton resident William LaMarche,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karin Francis, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford's Nicole Gibbs bows out of Bank of the West after three-setter with No. 4 seed Hampton

Nicole Gibbs, just two months and four tournaments into her professional career, gave 29th-ranked Jamie Hampton everything...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Don't miss 'Oliver!," which ends this weekend

Little Oliver distinguished himself by asking for more at the orphanage run by Mr. Bumble, but the whole cast endeared itself...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by memeber, on Jul 29, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1153 Views

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Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association holding barbecue fundraiser Saturday tonight

The Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association will hold its annual fundraising barbecue from 5:30-11 p.m. tonight at...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by George Withers, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 960 Views

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Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council to hold public hearing at 6 p.m. tonight on Bernal-Stanley apartment project

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing tonight, Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 782 Views

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City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fracking Must Be California's Priority

My, my. Here they go again. Environmental activist worry warts are citing a study that states that climate change is having...

Original post made by Tim Lunt on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lowell, Amador HS on State Naughty List

Lowell, Amador High School among top SF schools that leaked state test questions to social media. http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2013/08/12/top-sf-school-leaks-state-test-qu...

Original post made by WhatNow? on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fixing California: The union chokehold

I created a stir last year when I — the former Democratic Senate majority leader — endorsed Proposition 32, the ballot initiative...

Original post made by CA GOV. 101 on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

America's Cup panel investigating Oracle for illegal boat modifications

Oracle Team USA, the defending America's Cup champion, is being investigated by the regatta's International Jury for alleged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by yourEditor, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Bay Area news poll shows little support for BART unions

First it was the KPIX news poll showing that, by a 2-1 margin, Bay Area residents think the unions are being unreasonable. Now...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 785 Views

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PW Opinionist Challenges the Federal Takeover of Grammar

PW's designated 'opinionator', Tim Hunt, writes the following: "The novel legal theory to cast aside the state’s role...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 977 Views

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So many centennials

The year 1913 was memorable indeed! Coin collectors will relate to the first minting of Buffalo or Indian Head nickels. When...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Aug 16, 2013 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

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Walkers exploring downtown Pleasanton tomorrow with guide

The weekly Pleasanton World Walk to Wellness outing Saturday, Aug. 17, begins in front of the Museum on Main, 603 Main St.,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 16, 2013 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 693 Views

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help our environment and save money too!

California has always been a leader in ideas to help our environment, from cleaning up the pollution in our air with cleaner...

Original post made by susan on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 604 Views

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27th annual Goodguys car show ends today at Fairgrounds

The 27th annual Goodguys West Coast Nationals ends at 3 p.m. today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views
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