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Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 4709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley 'We the People' team places 2nd in D.C.

After three riveting days of simulated congressional hearings on the U.S. Constitution in Washington, D.C., Lincoln High...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proud Pleasantonian, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 4704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 61 comments | 256359 Views

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Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 3540 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Sen DeSaulnier intent on driving businesses out of California

A new level of stupid has been reached in the CA legislature. And that is tough to do. CA Sen Mark DeSaulnier is campaigning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 2036 Views

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Rotary Clubs Announce 50-Year Anniversary Celebration

Pleasanton’s three Rotary clubs have announced plans for “50 Years of Rotary in Pleasanton,” a year-long event series...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 2274 Views

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ACT NOW meeting location addition

ACT NOW meeting listed earlier is at the Round Table Pizza at 1024 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore Monday May 5....

Original post made by MJ Casper on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 423 Views

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ACT NOW meeting may 5

ACT NOW meets at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 5. Speaker from AXIS Community Health Clinic will share info on medical, mental health...

Original post made by MJ Casper on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy

Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 13 comments | 6883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 3550 Views

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Officials: Pleasanton students were solicited for pornographic pictures

Pleasanton police and school officials are advising parents to monitor their children's social media use and to discuss Internet...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTA unanimously denounces the Vergara vs. CA lawsuit

In late March the delegates from the California Teachers' Association (that's "teachers' union" to you non-teachers, one...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by The Rest of the Bunch are Good Apples, on Apr 28, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 9 comments | 1554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 3053 Views

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Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 4282 Views

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What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 5644 Views

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Fire at Zorns

Big fire this afternoon at Zorns on Hopyard. Hope they are able to re-open....

Original post made by Robert on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 656 Views

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No Beer/Wine but all the Dogs You Can Stand

Changes to First Wed -- per the PDA site, " We have decided to no longer serve beer and wine during 1st Wednesdays. Instead...

Original post made by no More 1st Wed for me on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 12 comments | 1067 Views

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Store Closed, Free Stuff

Saturday April 26th Only - 11am to 3pm Woodcraft Of Dublin has closed. We are giving away (FREE) miscellaneous hand tools,...

Original post made by Mike Cunningham on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mike Cunningham, on Apr 25, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

8th annual Drug Take-Back program set for Saturday

Pleasanton and Dublin are joining Alameda County in a program Saturday that encourages the public to take unused prescription...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2733 Views

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Livermore police officer rescues woman as fire rages outside her home

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by jim, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 2142 Views
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