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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's debt crises

I voted NO to higher taxes when I left the state. Thank God we only have 1 more year of tuition in the State system. ...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

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Park district get active! Teen art contest

The East Bay Regional Park District invites creative teens to enter the District's first Get Active! Youth Art Contest, now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Fair Fun, on May 14, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know where to get a really good Napoleon

Looking for recommendations for bakeries that make Napoleons. Trying to plan ahead for Father's Day. ...

Original post made by TJ on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on May 15, 2012 at 6:14 am | 1 comment | 794 Views

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COMMENTARY: Keep the Tri-Valley coalition together

Just as the coalition of Tri-Valley cities is enthusiastically backing a new marketing campaign by the Tri-Valley Convention...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on May 21, 2012 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Science Field Trip

I attended a field trip with my son who attends Alisal. It was a science event at Amador hosted by the Amador students. The...

Original post made by Amador Fan on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 25, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs Water Slides Update: Liaison meeting scheduled between EBRPD and the City of Pleasanton

As a follow up to the April 16th Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Committee meeting, a Liaison Committee meeting is scheduled...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on May 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

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Memorial Day observances start at 11 a.m. today outside Pleasanton Senior Center

Memorial Day observances will get under way at 11 a.m. this morning at the outdoor garden of the Pleasanton Senior Center. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Karla, on May 29, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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Another Alameda County Superior Court Frank Roesch Decision overturned

Looks like another California Appeals Court has thrown out a Frank Roesch verdict. In this case, the Appeals Court ruled...

Original post made by First Amendment on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1969 Views

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Join local artists in Friday morning discussions at Vintage Hills shopping center

Local artists gather and share their latest work with coffee in hand when they meet on Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon each week....

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on May 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 886 Views

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Legislation introduced to use PG&E fines to reduce utility bill for ratepayers

In an attempt to save PG&E ratepayers hundreds of millions of dollars over the next 50 years, state Assemblyman Jerry Hill...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Better use the $ to provide supervision, on May 31, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Catching fire

There was a time last season -- a rather trying time -- which could ultimately be the key to the run the Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Amador Grad, on Jun 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2598 Views

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New Expressive Writing groups start today

Register for a new writing group being offered at the Pleasanton Senior Center beginning Thursday, June 7. The class will...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Writer, on Jun 5, 2012 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1072 Views

SPORTS

Seniors sign up for college sports

The Sacramento State women's golf team inked its first member of the 2011-12 recruiting class with the signing of Amador...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Coach Joe, on Jun 5, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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Investigation continues in shooting deaths

The two victims in Monday night's shooting in the 3200 block of Stacey Court were shot once in the head, according to the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

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County board deadlocked on replacement for Nadia Lockyer

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors deadlocked 2-2 Tuesday on appointing a replacement for Nadia Lockyer, raising the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Yikes!, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park District to hold meeting on Ridge

East Bay Regional Park District is holding a meeting from from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, at the Veteran's Memorial...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Jun 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1007 Views

SPORTS

Nebraska man convicted for sexual abuse of 13-year old

A former Nebraska man faces 25 years to life in prison for the ongoing sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Alameda County girl. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

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Date set for trial of former head of CNET

The cop in charge of Contra Costa County's anti-drug effort has a federal court date set for the drug charges against him....

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 13, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

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Controlled burn at Camp Parks

Don't be alarmed by smoky skies next week. Camp Parks will be conducting its annual controlled burn from June 18-22 to reduce...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

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Selling tourists on views of Mount Diablo

The executive director of the Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau is moving aggressively and successfully in promoting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1393 Views
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