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County Fair breaks attendance records for second year

More than 534,000 attendees visited the fair, an 18 percent increase from 2011, and is the largest recorded attendance in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 13, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1722 Views

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Old plus new equals charming

What does one do with an antique baby bathtub from France? Fill it with flower pots and place it on the front porch. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Dolores Fox Ciardelli, on Jul 24, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

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Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Vanessa, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

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Fast and Furious Festival coming Sunday in Pleasanton

The second annual Fast and Furious Festival will be held in downtown Pleasanton starting at 8 a.m. Sunday and is expected...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1458 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 2048 Views

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Police log: Cops nab would-be car burglar

A San Jose man was arrested in the early morning hours of July 29 by a Pleasanton police officer who spotted him wearing...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by unknown, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:04 am | 2 comments | 1625 Views

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Richmond refinery fire largely contained; BART, bridge traffic back to normal

A large fire that blazed last night at Chevron's Richmond refinery compromised air quality and prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2918 Views

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Pleasanton activates Cooling Center for hot weather today

The city of Pleasanton has activated its public Cooling Center for those seeking relief from high temperatures as they rise...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Christine M, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1859 Views

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U.S.women's water polo team meets Spain today to vie for gold medal

Mountain View native Adam Krikorian almost made the mistake of the 2012 London Olympics. Thankfully, Stanford freshman Maggie...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Awesome !, on Aug 9, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

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Another 'Spare the Air' day in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley due to continued hot weather

With temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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Police action

On W. Las Positas over weekend. Anyone know what was going on? Heard my teenage son and friends talking about it....

Original post made by Frank on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views

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Tee off for seniors

Peggy Sanders, 78, with an income of $1,000 a month, has limited housing options. For several years, she lived in a senior...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:15 am | 2 comments | 1294 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley, Foothill win pre-season openers ahead of opening day for schools today

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools won their pre-season opening games Friday, giving fans a thumbs-up on an exciting...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Aug 27, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2186 Views

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Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 13961 Views

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Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 3020 Views

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Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2706 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission to consider downtown entertainment plans tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider, among other issues, changes in rule governing...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 16, 2012 at 12:24 am | 2 comments | 1369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 in Pleasanton victims of identity theft in past week

Three residents were the victims of identity theft over the last week, according to Pleasanton police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Balam Letona, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 4742 Views

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Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views
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