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AROUND TOWN

Nominations due today for Pleasanton Chamber's 2013 Community Service awards

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 50th Annual Community Service Awards. Community members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New budget offers good news and questions for PUSD

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget contains some positive news for the district, along with a number of questions that will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 20, 2013 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Galt Police Officer laid to rest today

As we enjoy our day off, please take a moment and reflect on the slain Officer who was killed in the line of duty in Galt....

Original post made by Truth on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UOP honors Bob Moorefield

Bob Moorefield, who founded the Foothill High School band then marched it to prominence, was presented with the Distinguished...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by DENNIS JOHANSEN, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State university system starts online class programs

California State University officials have approved the launch of the system's first online program and that applications...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching the business leaders of tomorrow

No one really knows just how many corporate and other professional leaders had their interest in business piqued in one of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Packard Hospital pediatric medical info stolen

A laptop computer containing limited medical information on pediatric patients was stolen from a physician's car on the night...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community workshop set for 6:30 p.m. tonight on parks, recreation services in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host its third and last community workshop for the city's comprehensive Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boomer Lifestyle Show opens at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Boomer Lifestyle show, a two-day event about living for today and planning for tomorrow. opens at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Orinda mayor files papers to run for state Assembly to succeed Joan Buchanan

Orinda mayor and gubernatorial adviser Steve Glazer filed papers Tuesday to run for the 16th Assembly District as its first...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for using Contra Costa Times subscriber list to target empty homes

A pair of suspected burglars was arrested earlier this month after allegedly using a Contra Costa Times subscriber vacation...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eddie Blowgas, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2098 Views

SPORTS

CYO Basketball Registration

Walk-in registration for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Augustine...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by omar, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 880 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 3043 Views

SPORTS

Livermore Aquacowboys host the 'Valentine's Splash'!

The Livermore Aquacowboys hosted the 'Valentine's Splash' at the Robert Livermore Community Center! The LAC home meet was...

Original post made by ruckus on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ruckus, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

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Pleasanton Downtown Association to install 2013 officers tonight

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will install its new officers for 2013 at a members-only reception at 5 p.m. tonight,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Feb 12, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 970 Views
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