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Here is a Snow Picture from Danville

My confused dog, Coco, plays in the rare snow on our lawn in Danville's Sycamore community! Enjoy it!...

Original post made by Mark Curtis on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 898 Views

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Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

(As printed in our Dec. 7, 2007 edition) "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by History Buff, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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Figurative work by Barbara Stanton

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton will be featured at the Wild Vine, 2187 First St., Livermore from Dec. 10 to 31. An artist...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another $100 Billion in Health Care Savings

But will the Congress allow it to be voted on as part of Health Care Reform? NO! Because this deal is to allow reimportation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by john, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 902 Views

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Weekly's 'wrap-around' 2009 Holiday Fund will help thousands throughout Tri-Valley

The face of hunger is changing in the Tri-Valley. Open Heart Kitchen Executive Director Linda McKeever sees it first-hand. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Dec 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1109 Views

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Audubon's annual national bird count starts tomorrow

Starting Monday, local volunteers will join bird enthusiasts across the country in measuring local bird populations as part...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Country, on Dec 16, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

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Sully's pilot's hat raises money for local schools

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger's pilot's cap was sold for $5,800 on eBay today to raise money for two local elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by bel, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1028 Views

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Saluting those who work on Christmas

When I was a cub reporter at the Chicago Tribune, I generally worked the Christmas holidays. Along with a skeleton crew of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Retired and Earned It, on Dec 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board President Campaign promise

Following is one of Chris Grant's key campaign promises: ------------------------------------- Fiscal Responsibility-Maintain...

Original post made by Promises, promises on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Compassionate" Liberals Sabotage 1700 Minority D.C. School Kids

I submit to you that Democrats do not care about anything but their power over our lives and the lives of our children. They...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Dec 22, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 994 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money for nothing - PUSD getting theirs?

I saw a tv spot on this company and how they are saving or recycling millions of taxpayer dollars for San Jose schools. ...

Original post made by John Adams on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1109 Views

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Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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PDA director resigns post to marry, move to Florida

Christine Salidivar, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association since April 2004, has resigned her position...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sushi, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Community Forum Q&A available

Q&A from the Jan 5 PUSD community forum is available here: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/PublicInformation/Downloads/Q&A100105Final.pdf...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2010 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 897 Views

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Oakland airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals

Oakland International Airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals among all North American airports last year, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1057 Views

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Services Thursday for DeWitt Wilson, Pleasanton developer who died Monday

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for DeWitt (Dee) Wilson who died Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Juli Stewart, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1088 Views

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Thriving Discovery

Thriving Ink is joining forces with Karl Wente's Discover the Wine/Discover the Music to celebrate local artists, musicians...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1046 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harvard Professor Called to Stand to Provide Neutral and Impartial "Expert" Testimony Exposed Under Cross Examination, She Has Long Been an Active Advocate for Gay Marriage.

Second Day of Trial is Positive for Defense by Andy Pugno - General Counsel on January 13th, 2010 As I mentioned in...

Original post made by Kelly on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 845 Views

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Construction starts on 4th bore of Caldecott Tunnel

Federal, state and local officials gathered in Orinda Friday to celebrate the beginning of construction on the fourth bore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Wielder, on Jan 26, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 1120 Views
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