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As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1132 Views

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State Insurance commissioner gives homeowners tips in wake of devastating fires in Southern California

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Friday that homeowners' insurance policies may cover living expenses as well...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on May 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

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Steve Mattos honored with memorial scoreboard

In honor of late Amador Valley High School father, coach and Athletics Boosters Club member Steve Mattos, a state-of-the-art...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 17, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 4590 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Question is Why Do We Allow This To Happen

If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally you might...

Original post made by Daveg on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on May 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

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Animated show by Amador Valley High graduate premiers at 10:30 a.m. today on Nickelodeon channel

An Amador Valley High School graduate is hoping to make it big time on the small screen with an animated show premiering...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lily, on May 24, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views

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Flight on World War II bomber proves to be adventurous, emotional -- and totally awesome

I have never considered myself an adventurous person. I favor turn signals, never go anywhere without a map and a cell phone,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on May 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1386 Views

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VFW members distribute 'Buddy Poppies' to help veterans

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ambrose D. Regalia Post 6298 distributed Buddy Poppies over the Memorial Day weekend...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2013 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2225 Views

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City Council Ignores PENSION problem - unfunded liability increases

"Craig Bowen, the San Ramon Valley fire chief who retired in 2008, collects an annual pension of $310,000 a year, in part...

Original post made by Arnold on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 29, 2013 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

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Teens target today as day to turn off cell phones, other electronics

Some Pleasanton teens have targeted today as a time for everyone to turn off their cell phones, televisions and computers...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Luddite, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 4167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman claiming AIDS threatens Stoneridge Mall security officers with needle

A San Francisco woman was arrested May 25 for felony and two misdemeanors in an incident that began as a simple shoplifting...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

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3-year agreement with Pleasanton employee union goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify a new three-year agreement with its city employee union tonight which will...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Small Business, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First-ever Education Summit introduces new science programs

The Pleasanton school district is incorporating more engineering and science into its curriculum with the idea of encouraging...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 2 comments | 1500 Views

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Principals reflect on their time at Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton's three departing veteran principals all have different backgrounds, but they share a common message: The key...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by ccon44, on Jun 11, 2013 at 7:56 am | 2 comments | 1845 Views

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Rand Paul Is Outraged by Obama Surveillance: Plans to Phone Justice Scalia and Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that he has had it with government surveillance of his phone calls, and that he is...

Original post made by Can you spell Obamanation/Abomination? on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2601 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1188 Views

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Graduating students answer the question: 'How has high school prepared you for the future?'

There will be very few times in the "real world" where I will need to solve the integral of a polynomial or recite verses...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Proud Parents, on Jun 12, 2013 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 1503 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Rotary's 20th annual downtown Father's Day Spirit Run

More than 1,300 runners turned out Sunday for the 20th annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the Rotary Club...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Renee Marchol, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1707 Views

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Marge Headley turns 100, thanks to positive attitude and good genes

A Pleasanton resident for more than 30 years, Margerie "Marge" Headley turned 100 earlier this month and now prepares to...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Broderson , on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1902 Views

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BART board approves $1.5 billion budget for 2013/14 fiscal year

BART directors have approved a $1.5 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes spending for 401 new...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1442 Views
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