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Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

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2-bath, 2 bedroom home for $110,000

Hometown GMAC Realtor Pat Griffin raised eyebrows among fellow real estate agents last week when she told a Valley Marketing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jun 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's management and union leaders trade barbs over negotiations

BART management and union leaders traded barbs Tuesday with only two weeks remaining before the contract for the transit...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1044 Views

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Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1113 Views

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Compelling Film Opening Fri., 6/26: "The Stoning of Soraya"

This Friday the film "The Stoning of Soraya" will open in selected cities around the country. Given the current events in...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Remaking of our Curbs - at what cost?

Will the PW please find out the cost of the major rework of sidewalks? For example, the extensive use of heavy machinery...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

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I wonder if Jerry McNerney will choose for his family the Obama health plan

May be worth a call to Jerry McNerney's office to see what HE recommends regarding healthcare plans. Is HE going to choose...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim passed away and Gene is now homeless.. Jerry The "Mayor"

Sadly "Jim" who would often be downtown by Tully's coffee has passes away at age 50. A quiet and kind of grumpy guy at times,...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1008 Views

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Kay Huff's ladies' day gains in popularity

It's Fair time starting next Wednesday and once again hundreds are signing up for Kay's Ladies' Day at the Races, scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat Mosca, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

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Park district to hold Ridge meeting Monday

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Three local sites make 'Best Family Campgrounds' list

Three of the East Bay Regional Park District's campgrounds were named the best in the nation for park amenities, outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 977 Views

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Summer Prayer and Meditation Circle

Tri-Valley Unity Church will host 60 minutes of prayer, meditation, song and sharing from 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, at 7567 Amador...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by toodles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

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Why is Claudette McDermott's Thread Restricted???

What is Claudette McDermott afraid of that she would post a self-promoting thread about street artists and then restrict...

Original post made by What\'s Up Gina? on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

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Solution to future Budget Deadlocks in CA?

Quoted from Tri Valley Herald article reporting on declaration of fiscal emergency on Thursday: "Under the declaration,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

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Police seize 64 pounds of fireworks from Dublin home

Police seized more than 64 pounds of illegal fireworks from a home in Dublin Thursday, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

SPORTS

Raising the stakes

For Pleasanton horse trainer Jeff Bonde, it's pretty obvious why being successful during the Alameda County Fair is so important. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Luke Skywalker, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1671 Views

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NAR, community groups work together to ease commercial crisis

Brought together by the National Association of Realtors, representatives from various commercial real estate and community...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1025 Views
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