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Ron Hyde takes over as new president of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

Ron Hyde, chairman of the Foundation's board of directors, was named chief executive and president of the organization this...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 21 comments | 2040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conservative VS. Liberal Values and Ideals THREAD HERE:

Is it possible that we can have a constructive discussion about our values and ideals here in THIS thread, without attacks? How...

Original post made by amy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 41 comments | 2039 Views

SPORTS

Amador Girls Softball Defeats Top Ranked Cal Hi

Maggi Horn, late to the game due to an AP Stats test, decicded to take matters into her own hands to help her team beat the...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnast has sensational season

Lacy Dagen, a 9-year-old gymnast from Pleasanton, just completed her level 7 season. She was one of only 25 9-year-olds in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE Train Accident?

Just drove down Stanley between Livermore & Pleasanton. The ACE train was stopped. Police and ambulances were there along...

Original post made by Tim on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2035 Views

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McNerney set to vote today either FOR or AGAINST our individual freedom (Re: Light Bulb Repeal Act)

So how will McNerney vote this week (maybe even today)? Will he vote FOR our individual freedom (i.e. in favor of allowing...

Original post made by Edison on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by estevio, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 38 comments | 2035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police confirm body placed in trash can was a woman

Police and the Alameda County Coroner's Office have so far been unable to identify the woman whose body was placed inside...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Rational Reality, on May 29, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 17 comments | 2035 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court ruling called 'a big blow' to local water supply

A recent court ruling has spread a wave of concern for the local region's water supply. The ruling, made by a U.S. federal...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by swa, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 2034 Views

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Campaign volunteer going door-to-door "representing" the Pleasanton Police and Fire Departments

This has to be illegal, and if it isn't, it certainly doesn't put the candidate in a good light. Let me preface by saying...

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bonnie, on Sep 27, 2012 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 2034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 2033 Views

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Contract Should Be Renegotiated

The current Pleasanton PCEA employee contract should be renegotiated for several reasons. First, the contract would mean...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 8, 2011 at 7:36 am | 23 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 2031 Views

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Pleasanton Skyline.....

I have lived in and enjoyed Pleasanton for almost 39 years. Pleasanton has grown tremendously in those years. It has been,...

Original post made by Alice Morrison on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 14, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 2030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens of cars hit in Val Vista Sunday night

There were dozens of cars burglarized in Val Vista on early Monday morning. They hit about 3 streets and a dozen houses...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Martin Meunsenbacher, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views
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