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International performance April 17 will benefit women's shelters

Priya Shankar, 23, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, was in India last year as a Fulbright Scholar where she helped at a...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 4, 2011 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1192 Views

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New Pleasanton Water Bills

I received the new Pleasanton water today. Seems the senior and disabled discount has shrunk. The Dublin service doesnt...

Original post made by hard times on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Robert Byrd, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1655 Views

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Pleasanton City Council meeting cancelled for tonight

The Pleasanton City Council has cancelled its meeting for tonight (April 5). The next council meeting will be held starting...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Refvise, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

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Ballroom/Social Dance

I'm a beginning (bronze/silver) level ballroom dancer, and I'm looking for opportunities to dance in Pleasanton, whether...

Original post made by Lia Sorensen on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 10, 2011 at 1:19 am | 1 comment | 933 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Day By Day More Becomes Known Of This Very Onerous Piece Of Legislation.

A little-known provision in the Obamacare legislation has sent $2 billion to corporations, unions and state public employee...

Original post made by Steve S. on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Apr 9, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Somber service for Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Family, friends and uniformed men and women paid their final respects Tuesday to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn Lindskog, whose...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 15, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

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Meet Sunset magazine's food editor

Margo True, author of "One-Block Feast, an Adventure from Yard to Table," and food editor of Sunset magazine will be at Towne...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landslide damages water main, stops water service

A major water main damaged last Friday on the Pleasanton Ridge as a result of a landslide halted water service to 160 customers....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 17, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Clutterless Self Help Group meets on Mondays

Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m., every Monday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by ClutterLess Meets Tonight, on Apr 18, 2011 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man charged with molesting Pleasanton teen

A Livermore man has been charged with child molestation in a case involving a 16-year-old over the last year, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by tere, on Apr 21, 2011 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

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Seat lab for BART's Fleet of the Future hits the road for public input

The public is getting its first look this week at an interactive seat lab where riders can give feedback on what they'd like...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 1136 Views

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Services set for tomorrow to share memories of Joey Ferrara

Services will be held tomorrow for Joey Ferrara, 13, who died shortly after midnight Wednesday at his home in Pleasanton....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by JEB, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

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Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

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What's up with City Employee Contract?

Now that Fialho's attempt to grandstand and get hired by San Ramon has failed, does anyone know the status of the city employee...

Original post made by taxpayer on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 3, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1006 Views

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Canned Food & Non Perishable Items

Please drop off your unwanted canned food and non perishable items to the VBC FOOD PANTRY Bin in front of Towne Center...

Original post made by teresa on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on May 3, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

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Hundreds pay tribute to Pleasanton GI killed in Afghanistan

A capacity crowd of mourners filled the Veterans Memorial Building Saturday to pay tribute to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by snapshot, on May 3, 2011 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

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On-going programs at Hope Hospice

Hope Hospice offers on-going grief support services for adults, teens and children including a transitions support group;...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin, on May 3, 2011 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 949 Views

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State's distressed housing market improves

The share of distressed homes sold in March declined from February but was unchanged from a year ago, the California Association...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Homeowner, on May 6, 2011 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

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Bras for the Cause Cancer Walk tomorrow evening

The sixth annual "Bras for the Cause Breast Cancer Walk" will be held in downtown Pleasanton from 5:30-11 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by I Hate Cancer, on May 6, 2011 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views
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