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Do we have a local email distribution list like a Yahoo Group?

Having recently moved to the area, we are looking for help with choosing local plumbers, doctors, gardeners, etc. In our...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 1426 Views

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Pleasanton home burglary nets more than $13,000

Precious metal, jewelry and electronics worth about $13,400 were reported stolen in a June 5 burglary at a home in the 7800...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2735 Views

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24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 6481 Views

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First Wednesday street party starts at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton

Another downtown Pleasanton First Wednesday Street Party starts at 6 p.m. tonight with booths set up to market products and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1900 Views

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Winemakers' 'Taste Our Terroir' event ends today

Taste the Terroir, the Livermore's Valley's annual four-day-long food and wine event, ends today. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Winerd, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views

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Bay Bridge opens as drivers compete for 'first' trips across new eastern span

Hundreds of motorists followed CHP patrols cars and motorcycles starting at 10 p.m. last night to be among the first to cross...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 16058 Views

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Gas station with lower price and fewer customers

I drive by the 2 gas station Chevron and shell (soon or now 76) Found it odd that quite a few customers stick with chevron,...

Original post made by kbenson on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

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Zone 7 to update Pleasanton's possible uses of 'Chain of Lakes' at meeting today

The Zone 7 board's Water Resources Committee will get an update on the agency's evaluation of potential feasible uses of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 6893 Views

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Armed man robs Comerica Bank

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Comerica Bank in the 600 block of Main Street this morning at about...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 23, 2013 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 3690 Views

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Mountain lion spotted by firefighters

First it was geese descending on school playgrounds. Now it's a mountain lion, spotted near the city's Operations Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 5732 Views

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Common Core Requires Parents to Disclose Whether They're Liberal or Conservative

Check out the Common Core forms (in the article linked below) that parents are required to fill out. I will write-in an...

Original post made by uncommon core on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Joann, on Dec 4, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 1148 Views

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Juanita Haugen Scholarships awarded to Diane Hadley & Alice Deng

Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced Two high school seniors have been selected by the Community of Character...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 3373 Views

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Christmas tree collection schedule

Christmas trees will be picked up by Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 Saturday for a small donation or by Pleasanton Garbage...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by AlP, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 8388 Views

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Jerry Pentin named Vice Mayor of Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Pentin has been named Vice Mayor of the city for 2014, succeeding Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jan 10, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 2329 Views

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S.F approves commuter buses, including those from Pleasanton

A proposal to allow private commuter buses to use certain public bus stops in exchange for a fee was approved Tuesday by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 3377 Views

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Drought conditions persist despite recent rain

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by taxpayer, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 2305 Views

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Livermore police officer rescues woman as fire rages outside her home

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by jim, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 2027 Views

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Auditor-controller candidate pleads not guilty to six felonies

Alameda County auditor-controller candidate Kathleen Knox pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six felony counts for allegedly lying...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Wake Up People, on May 8, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2344 Views

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Read Measure AA Carefully

Fellow Citizens, please read Measure AA carefully before you decide whether or not to extend our sales tax increase another...

Original post made by Alameda Co. Voter on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2239 Views

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Shapiros named to ValleyCare Charitable Foundation board

Bob and Joyce Shapiro, who have been recognized repeatedly for their charitable work in Pleasanton, have added another nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Oh please, on May 15, 2014 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 3287 Views
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