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Reception Sunday as Wente Vineyards hosts local artist Nicole Wakeman's work during August

Wente Vineyards Estate Winery will host a reception Sunday for local award-winning artist Nicole Wakeman whose solo exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views

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Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

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Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1788 Views

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BART talks continue, but union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anti-union, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 17 comments | 2753 Views

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BART strike having little impact on commuters as Independence Day week begins

Although major freeways were crowded during the morning rush hours today, so far the BART strike that began this morning...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 30, 2013 at 11:53 am | 53 comments | 11789 Views

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BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 5008 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest suspected ring leader of organized thefts in East Bay

Pleasanton police believe they have seized one of the suspects responsible for a series of robberies here and in other East...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 30, 2013 at 9:37 am | 14 comments | 1226 Views

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Construction work continues today at St. Mary Street Union Pacific crossing

Work will continue today to complete major safety upgrades of Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the St. Mary Street crossing,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Stacee, on Jul 30, 2013 at 12:27 am | 4 comments | 1304 Views

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Proposed Low Income Housing at Stanley & Bernal

So there is a proposed site of 387 or some number like that low income apartments and retail being discussed just across...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by just wow, on Jul 30, 2013 at 12:04 am | 9 comments | 1078 Views

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Don't miss 'Oliver!," which ends this weekend

Little Oliver distinguished himself by asking for more at the orphanage run by Mr. Bumble, but the whole cast endeared itself...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by memeber, on Jul 29, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1857 Views

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Pest Control

Anyone have a particular company to recommend? For the first time ever ants are appearing on the kitchen counters. I can't...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 28, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 5 comments | 2257 Views

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Police receive reports on driver who ran down, killed Dublin bicyclist

Pleasanton police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who is accused of striking...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 31 comments | 2390 Views

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Pleasanton Seahawks swim meet continues today at Aquatic Center

Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center on Black Avenue near Santa Rita Road is the host site for a large swim meet...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 2858 Views

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Palin Blows the Roof Off Incredible Censorship Scandal

Welcome to America, the land of Obama-created scandals. Today, former Gov. Sarah Palin (R - AK) revealed that she was gagged...

Original post made by Intrepid on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 28, 2013 at 11:54 am | 3 comments | 822 Views

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BART Strike: Greedy workers demand a salary that might help them get by

The Bay Area is all atwitter as it dawns on them that labor costs figure into the price of a ticket. Some on the right have...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 28, 2013 at 10:06 am | 86 comments | 5355 Views

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BART unions, management feuding with 2 weeks to go before strike could resume

Less than two weeks before BART workers could resume their strike, union leaders said Monday that management's chief negotiator...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 28, 2013 at 9:20 am | 30 comments | 1664 Views

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fire hydrant caps

anyone notice all the fire hydrant caps are missing. Are they being stolen for ther brass?...

Original post made by tim huff on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by angie, on Jul 27, 2013 at 11:14 pm | 11 comments | 1858 Views

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Grab-and-run ringleader makes first court appearance

A teen described by police as the ringleader of a grab-and-run gang that hit Victoria's Secret multiple times in recent months...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 27, 2013 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 6960 Views

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Pleasanton skateboarder home from hospital after recovering from accident injuries

Dylan Alexander, the 15 year old who was injured last week in a skateboarding accident, came home from the hospital Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:52 pm | 23 comments | 11726 Views

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So sad Coffee Ali closing...

This amazing coffee shop in Vintage Hills Shopping center was such a treat for us locals...Ali always ready to make whatever...

Original post made by Friend on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by We love you, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 17 comments | 2286 Views
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