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AROUND TOWN

Firecrackers popping?

There have been pop-bang-pops going on for 10 minutes in the vicinity of Muirwood Park/Lydiksen. Chinese New year isn't until...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 26, 2011 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 880 Views

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Register early for 'Idea to Entrepreneur' workshop

Patent attorney Gerald Prettyman will talk about "Idea to Entrepreneur" including how to create an inexpensive prototype,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 955 Views

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Danville soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday

Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, 47, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

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Onstage fun with 'Scoundrels'

Two con men vie for the "rights" to clean out the tourists on the French Riviera in the hilarious, fast-moving musical "Dirty...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by David Cannon, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Turn On Your Headlights

Fog in Pleasanton today lowered visibility to less then 500 feet. I was amazed at the number of cars that were driving the...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by great reminder, on Jan 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

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Pension Liability Workshop, Tuesday 6:30pm

Reminder to all citizens to attend the city's unfunded pension liability workshop this Tuesday, 6:30pm in the council chambers. City's...

Original post made by David Miller on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Aunt of accused Castlewood killer testifies

The actions of Ernest Scherer III following the murder of his parents led family members to suspect that he was responsible...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by CCap, on Feb 2, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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See the 'Look of Jazz' exhibit

Talented Bay Area artists are featured in an exhibit that celebrates the jazz music genre and how it inspires visual artists....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

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'Ragin Cajun' Mardi Gras to help Sandra J. Wing organization

Some may have trouble connecting the Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation and "Ragin Cajun 2011," but it actually...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Claudia Hess, on Feb 3, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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From mortgages to martial arts

When Anthony Morales was 6 years old and growing up in Union City, he often accompanied his father to the racetrack. He would...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 934 Views

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Amador Valley High School receives nearly $13,000 from Safeway schools' program

Amador Valley High School has received nearly $13,000 from Pleasanton-based Safeway, Inc. through that company's annual "10%...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by huh???, on Feb 5, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 933 Views

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Perfect!

Josh Stevens made seven of seven half-court free throws during a practice for the Valley Christian JV team. Have a video...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Feb 6, 2011 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 967 Views

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SPORTS: Pleasanton Seahawks post new best times at Santa Clara meet

The cold, rainy weather didn't dampen the competition, as the Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) had a great showing at the recent...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Feb 8, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 motorists killed in separate accidents Thursday afternoon in Livermore, Castro Valley

Two motorists, one in an SUV and the other riding a motorcycle, were killed in separate accidents Thursday afternoon in Brentwood...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Allan, on Feb 11, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

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McNerney urges governor to reconsider cuts to veterans programs

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has asked Governor Jerry Brown to reconsider proposed cuts he has made for programs...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 14, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget challenges set for PUSD public hearing tonight

The Pleasanton school board will discuss budget challenges and hear public comment on possible solutions and alternatives....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1015 Views

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Blaze causes $100,000 in damage to secluded home

A blaze caused about $100,000 in damage to a large two-story home on a secluded road in Pleasanton yesterday morning, a Livermore-Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle Crash Lots of Police at Santa Rita and Valley

A chase? There was a loud crash, followed immediately by many flashing police lights late last night, Friday or Sat morning. Q....

Original post made by Santa Rita/Valley Police Activity? on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Wow how silly, on Feb 20, 2011 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 1728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man's body found near Valley, Case avenues Monday

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found Monday morning along an old...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1725 Views

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When Don Faught speaks, other Realtors listen

When Don Faught speaks, others listen, or at least other Realtors did last week when Faught talked about the changing work...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Homeowner, on Feb 25, 2011 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 830 Views
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