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Haggerty honors fire fighters, sheriff's deputies at Fairgrounds rally

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty recognized three fire fighters from the Alameda County Fire Department and two deputies,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 879 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Reviving our Constitution"... a wonderful online video resource (a freebie too)

This is not likely covered in much detail in our local schools...nor is it required in most US colleges. If you have...

Original post made by Sara on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

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Museum announces first Heritage Awards

Museum On Main has announced the first recipients of its new Heritage Awards, established earlier this year to recognize...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

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“Dollar Glut” Finances US Global Military Build-up

Why does the following statement not surprize me? :“The only people who seem not to be drawing this connection are the American...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 809 Views

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First-time homebuyers can still cash in with California tax credit

California residents have just over a week left to apply to the state's first-time buyer tax credit program, the Franchise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by blender, on Aug 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Found a dog roaming Foothill Rd

We found someones pet on Saturday Aug 7 2010 night running loose on Foothill Rd between Bernal and Longview Drive. This dog...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by PL neighbor, on Aug 10, 2010 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Capitalist Terrorism

"The cabal has been able to keep this 9/11 economic terrorist attack "invisible" because they earlier devastated the minds...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by M., on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 1143 Views

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Stand Down at Fairgrounds helps hundreds of homeless vets

Hundreds of volunteers turned out over the weekend to help 700 needy veterans at the biannual East Bay Stand Down at the...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by August, on Aug 11, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

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Register for tomorrow's Red Cross volunteer orientation

American Red Cross will host a volunteer orientation from 4-5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12, at its Pleasanton Blood Donation Center,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by WhatIf, on Aug 11, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5-hour stand-off has Livermore neighborhood on edge before suicide threat ends

A five-hour standoff between Livermore police and a man threatening suicide ended peacefully Wednesday afternoon, police...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor A, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

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Concert in the park tonight

Enjoy great pop rock music from "Finding Stella" tonight from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13, at Lions Wayside Park (corner...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by FYI, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 910 Views

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Democrat Website Daily Kos: "You Know, 9-11 Wasn't That Big A Deal"

Very indicative about the views of the democrat left in America. Article: http://www.floppingaces.net/2010/08/13/kos-you-know-9-11-wasnt-that-big-a-deal-reader-post/ ...

Original post made by Jerry on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 13, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 914 Views

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Who is Fred Watson - please tell

I read in the paper that Fred Watson's running for City Council. I haven't heard of him, so wonder if Pleasanton Weekly...

Original post made by S Curtis on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Aug 14, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

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Double dip recession or just a continuance of the depression we are in?

This is an interesting article or should I say a predictor of what is coming. I for one do not believe we have started out...

Original post made by Einstein on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

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19 of the 22 states suing government over ObamaCare accept grant money from health care law.

http://thinkprogress.org/2010/08/17/grants-repeal/ Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 886 Views

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Hundreds have a job thanks to Elissa Wolf

Elissa Wolf is a candidate recruiter for the Tri-Valley Community Foundation who wrapped up final interviews last week of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Juan, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1010 Views

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Food and wine expert to speak at Tri-Valley CVB's luncheon Thursday

The Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will hold its 15th Annual Partnership Meeting and luncheon starting at...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by megsdad, on Aug 19, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 853 Views

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Stand Down at Fairgrounds serving those who served

Pleasanton has a village inside its borders today with a population that may top 2,000. The biannual East Bay Stand Down...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by PFC Hodges, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 819 Views

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Going natural

Farmer Shawn Seufert strolled down the stone-covered dirt road next to his fields on a recent cool summer morning, extolling...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Foster, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 790 Views
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