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Art, critique & coffee every Friday in Vintage Hills

Artists gather each Friday morning at Coffee Ali in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center to share their latest works for a gentle...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kristine Walker , on Jul 2, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 979 Views

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Imagination brings students success

Six sophomores from Foothill High School set out to use their problem-solving, teamwork and creative skills in the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 1767 Views

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power out

anybody else near raleys have a power outage? anyone know what from? ...

Original post made by power outage on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 784 Views

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Sunol rancher is home on the range

Rancher Tim Koopmann, whose projects earned him the 2011 California Leopold Conservation Award, recently led a tour of his...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pickering, on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1430 Views

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County Fair breaks attendance records for second year

More than 534,000 attendees visited the fair, an 18 percent increase from 2011, and is the largest recorded attendance in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 13, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views

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Old plus new equals charming

What does one do with an antique baby bathtub from France? Fill it with flower pots and place it on the front porch. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Dolores Fox Ciardelli, on Jul 24, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1006 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Vanessa, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1616 Views

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Fast and Furious Festival coming Sunday in Pleasanton

The second annual Fast and Furious Festival will be held in downtown Pleasanton starting at 8 a.m. Sunday and is expected...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1691 Views

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Police log: Cops nab would-be car burglar

A San Jose man was arrested in the early morning hours of July 29 by a Pleasanton police officer who spotted him wearing...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by unknown, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:04 am | 2 comments | 1062 Views

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Richmond refinery fire largely contained; BART, bridge traffic back to normal

A large fire that blazed last night at Chevron's Richmond refinery compromised air quality and prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

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Pleasanton activates Cooling Center for hot weather today

The city of Pleasanton has activated its public Cooling Center for those seeking relief from high temperatures as they rise...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Christine M, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1409 Views

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U.S.women's water polo team meets Spain today to vie for gold medal

Mountain View native Adam Krikorian almost made the mistake of the 2012 London Olympics. Thankfully, Stanford freshman Maggie...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Awesome !, on Aug 9, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1110 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' day in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley due to continued hot weather

With temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1139 Views

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Police action

On W. Las Positas over weekend. Anyone know what was going on? Heard my teenage son and friends talking about it....

Original post made by Frank on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 788 Views

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Tee off for seniors

Peggy Sanders, 78, with an income of $1,000 a month, has limited housing options. For several years, she lived in a senior...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:15 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

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Amador Valley, Foothill win pre-season openers ahead of opening day for schools today

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools won their pre-season opening games Friday, giving fans a thumbs-up on an exciting...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Aug 27, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1739 Views

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Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 4601 Views

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Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 1910 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 853 views