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Pleasanton Preps: New column spotlights local youth sports

For 16 years, highlighting the exploits of prep athletes in the Tri-Valley was my life, and it was an incredibly rewarding...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 1773 Views


Football returns tonight in Pleasanton

Amador Valley football coach Rick Sira and Foothill coach Matt Sweeney have been coaching at their respective schools for...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 29, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 4 comments | 2487 Views


14-year-old all-stars finish 2nd in World Series

A fierce late-game comeback fell just short for the Tri-Valley all-stars, who lost an 8-7 heart-breaker to New Jersey in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joan Benno, on Aug 29, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views


Pleasanton and Livermore Clubs to Host Bay Area's Largest Amateur Tennis Tournament

Over Labor Day Weekend, Ruby Hill Golf Club, in a collaborative effort with Castlewood Country Club and Livermore Valley...

Original post made by kevin on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 283 Views


Amador/Foothill Baseball on display

It was a very cool scene last night in the bottom of the 8th inning between the Giants and Cardinals to see the game deciding...

Original post made by Casual Viewer on Aug. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 236 Views


Local boy qualifies for national racquetball team

Julian Singh of Pleasanton has qualified for the 2015 U.S. junior national racquetball team after earning the boys 14 and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Pauline, on Jul 21, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1162 Views


Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 906 Views


Oak Tree horse racing returns to Alameda County Fair

With $1.7 million in purses and six stakes races over a 12-day race meet, the Oak Tree Racing Association will be returning...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy Jhon, on May 28, 2015 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views


Pleasanton's Mannion drafted by St. Louis Rams

Pleasanton native Sean Mannion, a star quarterback at Foothill High and Oregon State University, was drafted in the third...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on May 9, 2015 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 3223 Views


Lady Cavaliers earn spot in nationals

The Pleasanton Lady Cavaliers rugby team is headed to the National High School Rugby Championships next month in Pittsburgh,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Oakie, on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 1814 Views


Redwood Canyon is new name for Willow Park Golf Course

The East Bay Regional Park District board of directors has voted to rename the golf course at Anthony Chabot Regional Park...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1459 Views


HS Lax outlook

Spring is here and i'm sure Amador and FH have started tryouts. Anyone have any idea how the teams are this year? Watched...

Original post made by laxdude on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by WarriorLax, on Feb 26, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 639 Views


Amador beats Foothill 52-45 in crosstown basketball final

The last league basketball game took place at Foothill High School Friday with the gym packed and the energy was high. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hillary, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:35 am | 12 comments | 2631 Views


Confessions of a Soccer Parent

It's been almost four days since my daughter tried out for Rage's competitive soccer team. ((Four long angonizing days))...

Original post made by Soccer on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by dear soccer mommie, on Feb 11, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 828 Views


Ballistic United U12 team wins State Cup

The Ballistic United U12 Premier boys soccer team has won the Blue Division State Cup, capping its run with a 4-1 victory...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2416 Views


Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 5486 Views


Foothill alum looks to NFL after record-setting college career

Scan the list of all-time Pac-12 passing leaders, and it reads a lot like a who's who of some pretty good National Football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Rick S, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 7643 Views


Pleasanton cheer teams qualify for nationals with high rankings

Four Pleasanton school cheer teams have qualified to compete at a national cheerleading competition scheduled for the end...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Nov 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2868 Views


Pleasanton Foothill Little League opens registration for spring 2015

Pleasanton Foothill Little League has begun registration for all of its baseball divisions for the spring 2015 season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1984 Views


Stanford won't have time to smell the roses this year

It's official. The Stanford football team will not be returning to the Rose Bowl, or the Pac-12 championship game for that...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 12219 Views
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,175 views

Responding to a comment
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 786 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 281 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 187 views