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Drug activity suspected in Livermore apartment complex explosion

Police have found evidence that an explosion Saturday at a Livermore apartment complex may be connected to illegal drug activity...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jen7, on May 25, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free cats! Free dogs! this weekend

This weekend, in an attempt to empty the animal shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, dogs and cats will be adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by AW, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1010 Views

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2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Final Public County Redistricting Meeting 6/9/2011 With Three Map Options

The following information is available with the presentation material for the final public County Redistricting Meeting being...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adoptathon places 2,200 pets

Despite the rain last weekend, more than 2,200 shelter dogs and cats found homes during the second annual Maddie's Matchmaker...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rosa Hill admits to killing 91-year-old Dublin woman

Rosa Hill admitted Monday that she killed her husband's 91-year-old grandmother but claimed that she did so in self-defense...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Honor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1565 Views

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Last BART cars reserved for firefighter mourners this morning

BART officials are designating the last car of each train for the hundreds of fire personnel expected to ride the trains...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1010 Views

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More shops, restaurants add to Pleasanton's business environment

While the economy is not yet coming up roses, it's looking a lot better for downtown merchants and restaurants and for the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

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Crowds fill Pleasanton street to welcome home Marine corporal from Afghanistan

More than 75 well-wishers filled Gerard Court off Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton Saturday to welcome home Marine Lance Corporal...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid's Country sites won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1634 Views

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State controller releases more government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang Monday updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other employee compensation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Don't look for this on the mainstream news...

Netherlands Abandoning Multiculturalism! YES! They recogize that it is a failure and that it dramatically weakens the country....

Original post made by Hans on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hans, on Jun 26, 2011 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 1012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Presidential Power Myth

With the presidential elections beginning its long tour of duty, I began to notice a trend in modern presidential candidates....

Original post made by Power Is Not One on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mellow Fellow, on Jun 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views

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The fair is closed today

The Alameda County Fair is closed every Tuesday. It will re-open tomorrow at 11 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. And Wacky Wednesdays...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by respect my property, on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 900 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs - Eric Cavalli Fundraiser

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs to hold soccer fundraiser. On July 17 San Ramon, Danville, Dublin and Pleasanton will be hosting...

Original post made by Gary Thurner on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Meghan, on Jul 15, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2578 Views

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County fair breaks attendance record with nearly a half-million fair-goers

A total of 452,746 fairgoers poured through the gates of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton during its 18-day run that...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 1373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investment firm employees donate to scholarship fund

Employees at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Berkeley branch have contributed $822 to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation's...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by PR Stunt, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 899 Views

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Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Quick clerk catches credit card con

A suspicious clerk who called police to the Hyatt Summerfield Hotel regarding an attempt to use fraudulent credit cards helped...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Al-Leigh R., on Jul 25, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1867 Views

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$1-million worth of marijuana plants found growing in East Bay Regional Park

East Bay Regional Park police officers recovered about $1 million worth of marijuana plants early Friday morning when they...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by OMG, on Jul 16, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1030 Views
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