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SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by OldFriend, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments | 2072 Views

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Commentary: Ponderosa project a benefit to seniors, local economy

Ponderosa Homes is "shovel-ready"--the current buzz-word--to start construction within the next few months of its multi-million-dollar,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Moxley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 2193 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund checks totaling $138,715 given to 7 nonprofits

Checks totaling $138,715 were distributed this week to seven local nonprofits that were beneficiaries of the 2008-09 Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 2244 Views

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Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy and have fog this morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1886 Views

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Firefighters, police salute along Interstate 580

Members of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and local police saluted along Interstate 580 overcrossings this morning...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views

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Water content from Sierra snowpack now at 81% of normal

The water content of the snowpack in the state is 81 percent of normal for this date, the California Department of Water...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 3, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 2815 Views

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Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the population of longfin smelt in the San Francisco Bay and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1823 Views

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The chance of a lifetime

For 17 dancers, they are putting it all on the line for this audition in "A Chorus Line." Their dreams will be decided on...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terrific, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 2 comments | 1852 Views

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Big rig crash at I-580-Grant Line Road cleared at 6 a.m.

The California Highway Patrol has cleared an earlier big rig crash in Alameda County this morning that blocked a portion...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 26, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1986 Views

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Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1405 Views

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Anti-Measure G Country Song

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by HA!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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Jumbo mortgage market holding recovery back

Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

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Computer Tutoring

One-on-one computer tutoring is available every day at the Pleasanton Senior Center. The tutor works with you on topics where...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1448 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Miller, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1612 Views

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Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1468 Views

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Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 884 Views

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Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views

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County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1495 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views
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