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Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

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Livermore mercury spill closes part of Kelly Street

Cleanup crews and toxic specialists from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Monday cautiously contained and covered...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views

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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 | 1100 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 | 1739 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 | 1295 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 | 1189 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 | 1247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1203 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 | 995 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1106 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 | 1176 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 | 1206 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 | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 3958 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 | 1208 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 | 1192 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 | 1948 Views
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