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Kaiser Permanente Honors Cancer Survivors with Celebrating Hope Event

Kaiser Permanente’s Walnut Creek Medical Center will mark National Cancer Survivors Day on Saturday June 6 with their 2nd...

Original post made by D. Erickson on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 763 Views

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Permit parking Only?

Why can't us people living across from he fairgrounds have permit parking only on the street? with the good guys coming next...

Original post made by D. Ragon on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stella, on May 31, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 30 comments | 3109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Un-Schooling

I've heard about this practice but I still don't know what it is. Apparently it involves letting kids stay home and do whatever...

Original post made by Da Man on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 921 Views

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Pleasantonians Convert Sodded Grass to Sand, Or Should Be Doing So

http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/july/satellite-study-reveals-parched-us-west-using-up-underground-water/#.U9FkrlY_EpE Global...

Original post made by Daddy-O on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 815 Views

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rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1655 Views

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David Harmer: Epic Fail

David Harmer is a failed Utah politician, who helped write a failed proposition (prop 174), who was a senior executive at...

Original post made by Dallas on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jacob and Alma, on Aug 27, 2010 at 5:35 am | 17 comments | 1458 Views

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David Harmer makes time for Utah and Beverly Hills, not the 11th District (with links)

Looks like David Harmer is spending more time raising money in Utah and Beverly Hills than the district where he is running...

Original post made by Dallas on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by b, on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:28 am | 11 comments | 1312 Views

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Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Sep 3, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 52 comments | 1679 Views

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Man displaying new gun robbed by 2nd man with gun

Well, so much for the often-repeated "if only there were one good guy with a gun" theory for fighting gun violence. What...

Original post made by Damon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Miles Long, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:54 am | 3 comments | 762 Views

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Pleasanton Council's agenda tonight & Desalinated Water

The Pleasanton City Council faces a crowded agenda tonight with water and housing again at the top of the list. Story...

Original post made by Damon on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 16, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 9 comments | 589 Views

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2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 672 Views

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Alleged identity thieves busted in Pleasanton

Another case of identity theft suspects being caught in Pleasanton. Seems to be happening a lot recently. "Police in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1823 Views

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Pleasanton woman leaves city $1.5 million estate

Just saw the following news story in the San Jose Mercury news. Thanks to Pleasantonian Jean Phyllis Jones. "Longtime...

Original post made by Damon on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 764 Views

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Remember the Housing Bubble?

Interesting look back at the kind of financial advice being dispensed by realtors and others during the real estate bubble....

Original post made by Damon on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 603 Views

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Tara's Ice Cream has closed

Was driving down Main Street this morning and noticed that Tara's Ice Cream store looked dark and empty. It looks like they...

Original post made by Damon on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 30, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 24 comments | 2755 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore molestation suspect accused of trying to hire hit man

I'm surprised that this local story hasn't appeared in the Pleasanton Weekly yet. Andrew Michael Nisbet of Livermore, 32,...

Original post made by Damon on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not surprised, on Apr 30, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 684 Views

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Obams's new Basket Ball Court South Lawn

Private time with the president is coveted, so brush up on your basketball! I think it's great that Obama is able to get...

Original post made by Dan on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 1372 Views

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Thank You So Much!

To the young man with good taste (wearing an SF Giants hat), I just want to thank you so much for giving me my key at the...

Original post made by Dan on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Lee, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 6 comments | 2081 Views

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24 hour 7-11 coming to corner of Vineyard and 1st St

Is it true the planning dept is considering allowing a 7-11 to be built here? Oh please, where is the class here? We are...

Original post made by Dan on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:58 am | 25 comments | 2347 Views

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Lund Ranch II "Gang of Four"

Question: What do you get when you combine: (1) an ultra-pro-growth city council, (2) a handful of angry, self-interested...

Original post made by Dan on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Saved by Grace, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 12 comments | 796 Views
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