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RUNNERS SHARE YOUR FAVORITE RUNNING TRAIL

How about all you runners out there? Do you have a favorite running trail? How about your favorite fun run? Your favorite...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Ridge Runner, on Apr 12, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Apr 11, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 1527 Views

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Lyme disease: a real threat in the Tri-Valley

Julie Posey Yorn was healthy and outgoing all her life, a two-time Miss Marin in her single days and later a finalist when...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Tania, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:49 am | 26 comments | 6870 Views

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Council expected to award contracts tonight for $16.5-mlllion Bernal Park expansion

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to award construction agreements tonight to start a $16.5-million expansion of Bernal...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by you fund it, on Apr 10, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 13 comments | 4249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTA Discrimination, Suppression, and Coercion

There is a must-read expose' by editor, John Diaz, in Easter Sunday's 'INSIGHT' supplement to SF Chronicle. Titled,'A lesson...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Apr 9, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 13 comments | 666 Views

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Alameda County Fair announces new attractions

Three new extreme sports attractions have been added to this year's Alameda County Fair activities, including monster trucks,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 2877 Views

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Plan to raise permit fees Ok'd for review by developers, others

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 last night to explore an increase in development user fees to bring them into alignment...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 8, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 17113 Views

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Whole Foods to open Dublin store in May

A new 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market will open May 20 in a new retail center under construction across Hacienda Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @ Taco Of Wisdom, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 13935 Views

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CROP (Hunger) Walk, Saturday April 18th 9 AM

CROP (Hunger) Walk on 4/18 is about ending hunger here in the Tri-Valley and Globally. The walk this year is a 2-mile Downtown...

Original post made by Chuck Deckert on Apr. 7, 2015
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Amador grad highlights problem that is widespread but unknown

Jillian Corsie, a 2005 Amador Valley High grad, was in middle school when she noticed that a good friend of hers didn't have...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Corinne, on Apr 7, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 2803 Views

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Registrations open for YMCA's 'Fore the Kids' charity

Registration has begun for the eighth annual Fore the Kids charity golf tournament supporting the Tri-Valley YMCA. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Friend of the Y, on Apr 7, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arson task force investigating 2nd fire at Livermore home

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ellen, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

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Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commute

http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_27795665/roadshow-northbound-interstate-680 Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes...

Original post made by Anonymous on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spend an evening with a Rebel soldier

The Museum on Main will acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War in "An Evening with A Rebel...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 5169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 4521 Views

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Another Thought for Saving Water, Saving Money

Residential septic systems: Residential home owners could consider converting from city services to installing their own...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 306 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Passover, Happy Easter

Jews mark the start of the joyous holiday of Passover tonight on the same day Christians mourn the death of Jesus, also on...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Mary Mele, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 4700 Views

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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 3862 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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The Frinks return to the states from Africa
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Tour of the Arts
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