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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where there's a need, there's a Y

The goal of the YMCA since beginning in 1844 is to meet the needs of the community. Despite its affluence, many people of...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Metzker, on Jan 16, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

County fair adding four more days of horse racing this year

In just six short months, the Alameda County Fair will draw hundreds of thousands of people for ferris wheel rides, concerts,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 19, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART looks at raising fares, cutting service

Faced with a projected budget shortfall of up to $90 million over the next 18 months, Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 5 comments | 1335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found near Livermore homeless encampment

Livermore police found a badly decomposed body in a field near a homeless encampment on Friday, a police lieutenant said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Suzzane, on Feb 14, 2011 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum On Main feels pinch of economy, but remains optimistic

The Museum On Main, the keeper of a number of treasured Pleasanton relics, recently fired its executive director in a move...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Past Member, on Jan 21, 2009 at 1:18 am | 13 comments | 1757 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appeals court hears challenge to gun show ban at county fair

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton was back before a federal...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by beth, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Day of service

Linda Lamson's home abuts the Centennial Trail that runs along Arroyo Creek. The trail is not only frequented by her family...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 21, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 2036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 15, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 29 comments | 1933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Utility, beautification improvements planned for Stanley Boulevard

Alameda County has big plans for a stretch of Stanley Boulevard between the Pleasanton and Livermore city limits--to the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by marty, on Sep 24, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 2258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Steps we can take to keep our schools great

With the current economic crisis greatly impacting California, public schools, which are dependent on state funds, are facing...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 47 comments | 1600 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville to hold homecoming for Pilot 'Sully' Saturday

The town of Danville will hold a rousing homecoming celebration for Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger at 1 p.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:16 am | 4 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen arrested in Danville shooting

Danville police have arrested a 15-year-old male from Alameda County in connection with the Tuesday night shooting death...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:12 am | 10 comments | 1707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Job's Daughters

Job's Daughters International is an organization for young ladies (minimum age 10 for full membership) who enjoy dances,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 1, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 7 comments | 1530 Views

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Planning Commission reviewing plan to convert mobile home park into condos

The owner of a local mobile home park is presenting plans to the Planning Commission for a condo conversion, but a change...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Feb 28, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 1368 Views

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Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1944 Views
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