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California distressed housing market improves in April as sales increase

The share of distressed homes sold in California dropped for the second consecutive month in April, the California Association...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jun 17, 2011 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome home, Cpl. Klein

Councilman Jerry Thorne presented a proclamation from the Pleasanton City Council to Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Klein on...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by sophs, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

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Jam with The Houserockers tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association presents live concerts throughout the summer from 7-8:30 p.m., Fridays, at Lions Wayside...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by jason rieger, on Jun 19, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 824 Views

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West Virginia educator named president of Las Positas College

The search for a new president of Las Positas College ended this week with the announcement that Kevin Walthers, now vice...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 19, 2011 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Defense lawyer says killing of Dublin woman, 91, wasn't planned

Rosa Hill killed her husband's 91-year-old grandmother two-and-a-half years ago but did so in the heat of passion, not as...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by drdoug, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time Magazine: "Does the U.S. Constitution Still Matter?"

According to the Democrat Party, the answer is a resounding "NO!" Make no mistake, the Obama regime -- including McNerney...

Original post made by Sam on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:31 am | 1 comment | 1037 Views

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Any advice on local concrete contractor for driveway

We need a new driveway and need to find a contractor for a straightforward job. Any input on local contractors appreciated...

Original post made by Fred on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Curly, on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 833 Views

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Art, Critique & Coffee/ACC

Join us today and every other Friday in the back of the FireHouse Art Center to view and share your latest artwork. Not an...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

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water ball safety - Fair amusement ride

I was at the Fair yesterday and it was the first time I had seen one of these Water Ball "rides". It is an airtight inflatable...

Original post made by Fran on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 25, 2011 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1449 Views

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Firefighters' 'Hook and Ladder Run' at Wente Vineyards today

The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation and Wente Vineyards are hosting the third annual Hook and Ladder Run today...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Patricia Barrella, on Jun 28, 2011 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 893 Views

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Seniors are admitted free to the fair on Thursdays

Alameda County Fair gives seniors ages 62 and older free admission to the fair on Thursdays. Also, Roy Clark will perform...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by O'Bama, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tremendous Education Resource

Wow, what a tremendous education resource: http://www.khanacademy.org/ First, I am not a part of this organization...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Lynne, on Jul 8, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

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Complaints continue about parking at health club

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Unhappy member, on Jul 11, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 913 Views

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Tri-Valley TV program focuses on 'Life after High School'

A new discussion program aimed at helping teenagers plan for life after high school is now being aired by Tri-Valley Community...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tri-ValleyGal, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1124 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2'

Pottermania reaches a crescendo with this taut and thoughtful final installment in the impressive "Harry Potter" film franchise....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 16, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2862 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Pleasanton's downtown wine stroll

Hundreds turned out last Thursday night for the annual wine stroll in downtown Pleasanton, enjoying treats and/or hors d'oeuvres...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 17, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

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Free concert tonight featuring Dave Crimmen

Concerts in the Park will host Dave Crimmen who will perform '50s-'60s rock 'n' roll, rockability and surf music, tonight...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

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Brown-Out in Plesanton?

We live in the Fairlands neighborhood. My neighbor and I experienced what we believe was a PG&E brown-out. Did anyone...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by elec car ??, on Jul 27, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 976 Views

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Relay for Life attracts hundreds in fight against cancer

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life walkathon came to the Tri-Valley last weekend, uniting the community by celebrating...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by john swager, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views
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