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AROUND TOWN

burning light in the sky

Did anyone see a light in the sky on Saturday evening, about 8:00, it looked like a burning light, flickering, and then just...

Original post made by curious about a sighting on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by Funny..., on Sep 17, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 5 comments | 1694 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any good bbq?

Just moved into the area, is there any good bbq around?...

Original post made by brisket bob on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Drexl, on Sep 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 9 comments | 3347 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 3448 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the WalMart Neighborhood Market?

Our house has been waiting for the WalMart Neighborhoold Market that was going into the empty Nob Hill location on Santa...

Original post made by Lee on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Sep 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 8 comments | 3741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Planning Commission to consider downtown entertainment plans tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider, among other issues, changes in rule governing...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 16, 2012 at 12:24 am | 2 comments | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board backs two competing education funding bills

The Pleasanton School Board decided Tuesday night to hedge its bets and back both competing education spending plans up for...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 15, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 38 comments | 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District serves Chips/Salsa for lunch????

First school districts declare ketchup as a vegetable. Now, the politically correct powers that be at the District office...

Original post made by Pat on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by john, on Sep 15, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 75 comments | 3987 Views

SPORTS

Joselito Gonzaga Memorial Fund

In memory of Joselito Gonzaga, beloved baseball coach in Pleasanton and in support of his wife and 3 children, a fund has...

Original post made by Joanne Berson on Sep. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say bonjour! to Florence de Bretagne

If you're walking down Main Street Saturday, the colors blooming inside Studio 7 may reach out and grab you. Don't resist. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by NoLikingIt, on Sep 15, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6 arrested at suspected drug house in Livermore

A newly formed Livermore police unit led an arrest of six people Thursday at a home that is part of an ongoing drug investigation,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 15, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pentin campaigns for City Council seat at Sunol estate fundraiser

Pleasanton City Council candidate Jerry Pentin's supporters joined in one of this year's election season's more elegant...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Pentin #1, on Sep 15, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 2236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New publisher, owner for Embarcadero Media's Pacific Sun

Marin County's Pacific Sun newspaper, a weekly journal that has chronicled the life and politics of the region for almost...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by tom, on Sep 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Janet Liang dies after bone marrow transplant

The young Pleasanton woman whose impassioned plea for help on Youtube led to thousands of people signing up as potential...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Trying to help, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 8 comments | 3344 Views

SPORTS

Festive downtown parade marks start of 2012 youth soccer season

Hundreds of young soccer players joined their teams last Saturday for the 44th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tracy, on Sep 14, 2012 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police contract - undisclosed benefits

Read this SJ Merc article about police contract included two More weeks paid vacation, plus mre $ for uniforms : http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21528641/pleasanton-d...

Original post made by Howard Jarvis Fan on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 69 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thorne, other selected candidates to speak at Tri-Valley Republican Women's group tonight

The Tri-Valley Republican Women's organization will meet with selected state and local candidates vying for votes in the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Sep 13, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

State to create new K-12 history, social science curriculum

The California Department of Education will develop new history and social science lessons for K-12 classes after Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Sep 13, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 13 comments | 1822 Views

SPORTS

Sept 21st-Coach Sweeney 25th Celebration and Falcon Fest at Foothill

This years 6th annual Falcon Fest is extra special because 25 years of FHS football alumni, family and friends will be returning...

Original post made by Cindi Bontempo on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A 2nd life for the TriValley Community Foundation? We hope so

As auditors continue to assess the financial shortages at the Tri-Valley Community Foundation, about the best news coming...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 1915 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,485 views

Not Endorsements
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,079 views