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Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2517 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks out Wimbledon champ Bartoli in advance of today's Bank of the West Classic

Three-time Bank of the West Classic finalist and reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the 2013 event...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

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Honda convertible stripped in Pleasanton driveway on Mairmont Drive

Part of the interior of a car parked in a driveway was stripped overnight July 21, according to police reports. Both front...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 2884 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Big Shot Obama Wants to Play Golf with Other Big Shots

Prepare to see yet more footage of Barack Hussein Obama on the golf course -- with Our Dear Leader soon to be photographed...

Original post made by Libertus on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 680 Views

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Reception Sunday as Wente Vineyards hosts local artist Nicole Wakeman's work during August

Wente Vineyards Estate Winery will host a reception Sunday for local award-winning artist Nicole Wakeman whose solo exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

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Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2840 Views

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Pleasanton preparing for possible BART strike

The city of Pleasanton is working with BART and the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of the Wheels...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 918 Views

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The world of magic

Alvin Lui may seem like the average man on the street, but his career is far from ordinary. Lui is an illusionist with 18...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by FancyP86, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1145 Views

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Japanese team wins first Little League Intermediate World Series

The first Little League World Series for the new Intermediate Division ended last night in Livermore, with Izumisano Little...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

The wind beneath her wings

Imagine you're 7 years old, your mom's had lots of surgeries and when you go to look for her, you find her sprawled on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1056 Views

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3 from Pleasanton added to Hope Hospice board

Three Pleasanton residents have been elected to the Hope Hospice board of directors, joining the organization's 15-member...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marcia K, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1106 Views

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Downtown Danville streets to close for Hot Summer Nights festivities starting at 2 p.m. today

Motorists heading to Danville today should be advised that Hartz and East Prospect avenues will be closed to traffic from...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1018 Views

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Ex-Granada High teacher sentenced to 3 years in prison for sex assault, but then released

A female former Livermore high school teacher was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison for sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 1412 Views

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Smoke grenade sparks fire at Army base in Dublin

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:20 am | 2 comments | 1593 Views

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SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1041 Views

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5 hospitalized after motorist evading police plows into 3 cars in Livermore

An Oakland man was arrested after he led police on a chase and then crashed into three cars in Livermore Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

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Caledonian Club signs 5-year contract with Fairgrounds for Scottish Games

The Caledonian Club of San Francisco, promoters of the Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, announced Monday that they once...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

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Sensiba a boost for ValleyCare

With Obama-care changes coming next year along with reductions in what Medicare and private health insurance carriers will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really Blows, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1808 Views

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Dublin woman arrested in Prague on bribery plot charges

A woman who lives part-time in Dublin has been arrested in Prague on charges of conspiring to bribe a U.S. Air Force contracting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Latvian Connection LLC, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 1858 Views
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