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City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial

City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

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Fair ready for eventful Fourth of July weekend

Those looking to spend their Fourth of July weekend surrounded by happy vibes, good music, tasty food and a host of special...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by traffic sucks for residents, on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 3951 Views

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Whimpy Fireworks on the Fourth

I've watched the Alameda County Fair Fireworks for 53 years. Well, except for a few years when they didn't have them. This...

Original post made by mooseturd on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 722 Views

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3rd consecutive Spare the Air alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by local, on Jul 27, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 677 Views

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Foothill grad TJ Friedl signs with Cincinnati Reds

A simple misunderstanding has turned into a financial gain and a professional baseball career for Foothill High graduate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Adam from Dayton, OH, on Aug 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 5335 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 240 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 360 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 294 Views

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No Coverage of Tuesday's City Meeting in the Weekly?

I'm just wondering where the story is about the City council meeting Tuesday which saw a wonderful turnout from the cycling...

Original post made by Pleasanton Recreational Cyclist on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 16, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 163 Views

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Sounding off

Candidates for Pleasanton's mayor and City Council positions sounded off Monday evening at the Pleasanton Weekly's candidates'...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 355 Views

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What's up with the Old Stanley Blvd. project?

Does anyone know what the issue is with the Old Stanley project? The road was closed for many weeks, causing serious traffic...

Original post made by Downtowner on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Downtowner, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 113 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3974 Views

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MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3982 Views

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Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 4083 Views

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American Drug Wars

On Saturday, November 14th, at 7:00 PM, the IBEW Hall will host a film event featuring the documentary, "American Drug Wars."...

Original post made by Paulette on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 3650 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5511 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 4133 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

The wind beneath her wings

Imagine you're 7 years old, your mom's had lots of surgeries and when you go to look for her, you find her sprawled on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2563 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views
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