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First Wednesday's Street Fair is tonight--a week late

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's First Wednesday street fair is tonight. The event is being held on the second Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

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Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections Monday

Candidates can start filing Monday for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know what is going on in Bonde Ranch?

I just had two police cars and 3 fire trucks blow by, sirens on, plus an additional ambulance. Any ideas?...

Original post made by What\\\\\\\'s Going On? on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections today

Candidates can start filing today for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

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Pleasanton Council meets tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider a bid from three Happy Valley property owners to tap...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Bill Lockyer files for divorce from wife Nadia Lockyer

California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has filed for divorce from his wife, former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Davis Lockyer,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1600 Views

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Join the walk around Mission Hills Park tomorrow

Join Mr. Pedometer for an hour long walk 'n' talk. The walk will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Mission...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jordan, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Oklahoma!' now playing at the Bankhead is more than just 'OK'

Tri-Valley Rep's production of "Oklahoma" at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore this afternoon and through Aug. 5 does exactly...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1195 Views

SPORTS

Open water offers change of pace

Swimmers entered Del Valle Reservoir's 67 degree water early both days last weekend for the annual Del Valle Open Water Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Carlson, on Jul 29, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Presenting perfect pairings

Pleasanton's Palm Event Center was the scene last week of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association's Taste of Terroir...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 29, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

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Safeway's 2nd quarter profit dips but revenue jumps to $10.4 billion

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has reported second-quarter profit fell to $121.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Retired, on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

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Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

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Occupancy rates improving at Hacienda business Park

Pleasanton's Hacienda Business Park is reporting a significant improvements in its occupancy rates for the first half of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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Planning Commission to consider Hendrick Automotive Group bid tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet tonight to consider an application from the Hendrick Automotive Group to build...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cindy, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

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Tennis fundraiser over Labor Day weekend for Valley Humane Society

The Ruby Hill Golf Club, Castlewood County Club and Livermore Valley Tennis Club are joining together to host a benefit tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by JL, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1326 Views

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Free concert tomorrow at Farmers Market in Dublin

Dublin holds an extensive farmers market from 4-8 p.m., every Thursday through Sept. at Emerald Glen Park, Central Parkway...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by olfthfl, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1309 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposition 30 to pay for out of control payroll costs

Saw this on an article in the Sacramento Bee. "California's state government had 9.3 percent more employees in 2011 than...

Original post made by Here is the Problem on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

SPORTS

Golden State Warriors choose architect to design new sports complex in San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

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Officer wounded, suspect dead in I-680 shooting

A Highway Patrol officer is hospitalized with critical injuries and a suspect is dead after a morning shoot-out on Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1439 Views
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