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Electronic expressions

We've all been there. We press the number sequence for the department or person we need, and we hear, "Please hold." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Debby Andrews, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 288 Views

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New LED street lights

What are peoples thoughts on the new LED street lights that they started installing last week? If they haven't been in your...

Original post made by D on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by franco, on Apr 11, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 43 comments | 2353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percussionists beat all

The Amador Valley High School winter percussion team took first place in the Northern California Percussion Association (NCPA)...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 484 Views

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Honoring Cancer Survivors Event

Honoring Cancer Survivors Event Saturday, April 26th from 5pm to 7pm at the Pleasanton Marriott Hotel Join us for refreshments...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 753 Views

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Large Fox spotted at Stoneridge Mall Rd.

This morning around 7:45am I spotted a larger fox crossing Stoneridge Mall Rd. walking into the parking lot of lower Macy's...

Original post made by Rob on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ellen, on Apr 11, 2014 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 107 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 2034 Views

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Mothers With a Purpose Meeting Tonight

Reminder… Mothers with a Purpose will have a meeting tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Foothill...

Original post made by Sammy on Apr. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 68 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Races set for June primary election

With the election less than two months away, candidate lists are set for federal, state and local positions to be contested...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by VIRGINIA FULLER, on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 740 Views

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Fire department offering emergency response training in May

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD) will once again offer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training on...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1300 Views

SPORTS

Registration underway for Pleasanton's teen leadership program

Registration is now underway for Pleasanton-sponsored leadership training program for students who will be in high school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Superintendent Parvin Fear Transparency?

Why does Superintendent Parvin fear transparency? At last night's board meeting the Registrar for Foot Hill's High School...

Original post made by S.M on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by S.M., on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 632 Views

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OPINION: PG&E's arrogance shows again

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) agreed last week to hold off on implementing its plan to cut down hundreds of trees,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Merrill, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 2206 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

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Commission to consider renaming Sports Park for Ken Mercer

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Thursday to consider a proposal to rename the city's Sports Park...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cate, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 2205 Views

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177-unit, 4-story apartment complex OK'd across from Hart Middle School

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a developer's plan to build an apartment complex on West Las Positas Boulevard across...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Apr 9, 2014 at 11:05 am | 41 comments | 3640 Views

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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 7, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 1685 Views

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Girasole Restaurant in Pleasanton closes

Girasole, a popular Italian restaurant in Pleasanton's in the Santa Rita Square shopping center at 3180 Santa Rita Rd. next...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Indian, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 3271 Views

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PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 1655 Views

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Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1817 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,239 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 799 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 669 views