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Danville councilman in intensive care with meningitis

Long time Danville Town Council member Mike Shimansky is listed in serious condition in a San Diego hospital, where he is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 28, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1073 Views

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Feds providing $3-million for undersea mapping of San Francisco Bay

California is receiving $3 million in federal stimulus money for an undersea mapping project in the San Francisco Bay Area,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Talk, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 1112 Views

SPORTS

Babe Ruth All Stars go 3-0, automatically advancing to semifinals Friday

The Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13-year-old All Stars bested Harris Township of Indiana Tuesday, bringing their record in pool play...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 2113 Views

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McNerney insists that federal health plan must benefit small business

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said Tuesday that any federal health care measure that he supports in the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 45 comments | 1690 Views

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Editorial

Homeowners along First and Second streets and others in the area called Old Towne voiced concerns last week over plans by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jetson, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 19 comments | 1243 Views

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Superior Court judge rejects bid by Pleasanton to dismiss housing cap lawsuit

An Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday rejected a bid by the city of Pleasanton to dismiss legal challenges by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jetson, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 16 comments | 1070 Views

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Toyota says it will stop building cars at NUMMI plant in Fremont

State and local leaders expressed disappointment yesterday at Toyota Motors Corp.'s announcement that it won't order any...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 14 comments | 945 Views

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UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 2080 Views

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All Star 13-year-olds head to semifinals today

The Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13-year-old All Stars are set to face off today in the semifinal round at the Babe Ruth World Series,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views

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Rousing welcome home for 3 Pleasanton Marines back from Iraq

Several hundred well-wishers cheered and waved banners and flags yesterday as three Pleasanton Marines came home from Iraq. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 1221 Views

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UPDATE: Livermore man identified as Saturday's I-680 crash victim

The Alameda County coroner's bureau has identified a 53-year-old Livermore man who died in a crash on southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by ali rahmani, on Dec 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 10 comments | 1217 Views

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City Council to review decision to allow late-night music at Barone's Restaurant

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of late-night live music and other entertainment at an outdoor patio at Barone's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Different Perspective?, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 50 comments | 2102 Views

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Rousing welcome home for 3 Pleasanton Marines back from Iraq

Several hundred well-wishers cheered and waved banners and flags yesterday as three Pleasanton Marines came home from Iraq. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 1356 Views

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Garamendi appears to top field in 10th Congressional District race

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi appears to have topped a crowded field in a special primary election Tuesday for an open congressional...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 17 comments | 1150 Views

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Tri-Valley Babe Ruths fall to Tallahassee in championship game

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth's 13-year-old All Stars made it all the way to the series championship playoff game, but fell short...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Babe Ruth, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 4 comments | 1671 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party

The last one of the year, the First Wednesday Street Party will celebrate Pleasanton from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 2 in downtown. Dance...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by C of C is Better than Nothing, on Sep 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1069 Views

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Crowded now? 1.7-million more coming, Bay Area organization predicts

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea levels,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 1332 Views

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San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures 10th Congressional District primary win

Voters gave one local Republican politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 974 Views

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Health care can be solved without rushing to socialized medicine

Regarding Congressman Jerry McNerney's opinion piece published Aug. 28, "Reform must be built on current system, let people...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 848 Views

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Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 955 Views
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