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Say goodbye to Jim Hansen on May 15

AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA INVITES YOU TO SAY GOODBYE TO MR. JIM HANSEN on MAY 15, 2013 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Wine...

Original post made by ABeymer on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on May 14, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1092 Views

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On the Road to Impeachment: Distinctions Matter, Big Time

The House Hearings on Benghazi have nearly concluded, and what we have learned is that an 'act of terror' is not the same...

Original post made by Darryl on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on May 14, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 620 Views

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Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

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America Innundated with Illegal Immigrants' Lewd and Lascivious Acts

U.S. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Ranking Member and Chairman of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee...

Original post made by Freedom on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley cities to keep funding Washington-savvy consultant despite San Ramon dropping out

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said this week that he and other Tri-Valley mayors will keep working with a local consulting...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

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Media Suppresses Truth: Afraid of Obama's Persecution?

It is possible that the Obama administration's ruthless and unprecedented oppression of American media is having its effect....

Original post made by Shout Freedom on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on May 25, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal collisions up, DUI arrests down so far this holiday weekend

Fatal collisions in the Bay Area are up, but DUI arrests are down from last year over the Memorial Day weekend, according...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Proof read!, on May 27, 2013 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board declines bid to consider smaller class sizes for 2nd grade

With their successful campaign for smaller class sizes in first grade behind them, about 10 parents came back to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sharolyn Borris, on May 30, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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Adopt Your Next Best Friend!

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) will once again take part in the Maddie’s Pet Adoptions Days free adoption event this Saturday...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on May 31, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 651 Views

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Today is a great day to add that special family Member

TVAR Maddie’s Pet Adoption Event Sunday June 2,2013 Today is a great day to add that special family Member You still...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Telfer, on Jun 2, 2013 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 559 Views

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Adopt Bones Your Next Best Friend Free

My name is Bones. I am 5 years old . I am at the Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days at the Pleasanton Stoneridge Mall along with...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 544 Views

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Bodies and minds of Pleasanton students up for discussion at tonight's school board meeting

The Pleasanton school board will learn about the minds and bodies of its students at its meeting tonight. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ron Sutton, on Jun 5, 2013 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 1259 Views

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Fire damages town home at Bernal/Vineyard avenues complex

A late afternoon fire in a multi-family complex at Vineyard and Bernal avenues yesterday caused extensive damage to one of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jun 7, 2013 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

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Which swimming pools are open at night in the area?

The Dublin swimming pool will start being open Monday and Wednesday 7 PM until 9 PM in a week, but are there any other pools...

Original post made by Summer pool hours in evening? on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 634 Views

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HGTV star seeks homes to promote in new book

Local realtors America Foy and Remy Weinstein are inviting East Bay homeowners to shine a light on an area of California...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by DR. JEAN BAPTISE CLEMES III , DR. B. PAINE-CLEMES, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I want to know what happened to Trisha Hopfe?

There has been very little reported. Very odd that this young lady, a mom of two, no one reported her missing, no one saw...

Original post made by Eric on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

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Feinstein names new Chief of Staff

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) announced the appointment Monday of Jennifer Duck as her new chief of staff. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

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Pleasanton's 'Walk to Wellness' set for this morning in Kottinger Park

Walk to Wellness is holding its weekly Saturday walk starting at 8:30 a.m. today in Kottinger Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:33 am | 1 comment | 689 Views

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Arabian horse racing world today's main feature at Alameda County Fair track

The eyes of the Arabian Horse Racing World will be on Pleasanton and the Alameda County Fair today as the HH Sheikh Zayed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Blake Richards, on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:31 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 677 views