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Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Andrew Heller, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Candidates

OK all you arm-chair quarterbacks, there are 3 seats up for election on the school district board. Who is willing to jump...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 40 comments | 2312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-Valley Foundation vacates headquarters on Stoneridge Drive

The doors to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation (TVCF) have been locked for more than a week now, and although the lights...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Oversight, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments | 1488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter Overhead

Anyone know what's going on? There's a helicopter buzzing back and forth over Vintage Hills. Can't see it, but it's been...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1326 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Santa Clara jury acquited the victim abuse case

The Atty General in PA, after the Sandusky fiasco, said from now on the victims/children will be heard. Today the Santa...

Original post made by Watcher on Jul. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 940 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top 10 Reasons to Vote for Obama

1. He has a nice voice. 2. He hands out free stuff. 3. He killed OBL (as if any other President - except Clinton - wouldn't) 4....

Original post made by Yes We Can on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Yes We Can, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 1122 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Foundation vacates headquarters on Stoneridge Drive

The doors to the Tri-Valley Community Foundation have been locked for more than a week now, and although the lights are on,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Randy Block, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds turn out for Pleasanton's Independence Day celebration

Hundreds turned Wednesday for the Fourth of July picnic in Lions Wayside Community Park to listen to patriotic music played...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by b, on Jul 5, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 6 comments | 1218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Art, Critique and Coffee' on Fridays

Art, Critique and Coffee (ACC) is where artists gather and review their latest work, from 10 a.m.-noon, every Friday until...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 1278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sutter Health nurses stage one day strike at 7 hospitals

Several thousand Bay Area Sutter Health registered nurses at seven hospitals participated in a one-day strike Tuesday to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 1109 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Last 4th of July as Free Americans

Enjoy today. Celebrate freedom. Think about all the wonderful 4th of July celebrations you've had as a kid with your family...

Original post made by Enjoy This 4th on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 8 comments | 1124 Views

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Forty years in the first grade

Not many teachers get their room number retired, but not every teacher is Anita Sanchez, who was teaching at Fairlands Elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Larry Annis, on Jul 5, 2012 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 1787 Views

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Low, Low down Fireworks

Puzzled how or if a decision was made to dramatically change how fair fireworks are displayed. After several decades of watching...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 4, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 2181 Views

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Independence Day fireworks planned on Las Positas College campus

The Livermore Area Parks & Recreation District Foundation is sponsoring a return of fireworks in that city this year, with...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 2187 Views

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Karla Brown to seek seat on Pleasanton City Council in November race

Karla Brown, a real estate broker associate and 20-year Pleasanton resident, announced Thursday that she will seek a seat...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by b, on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 1743 Views

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power out

anybody else near raleys have a power outage? anyone know what from? ...

Original post made by power outage on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 851 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Foundation closes its doors in Pleasanton

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation was packing up and locking its doors on Friday as the end of the month nears. Ron Hyde,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Charible 'Foundations", on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 13 comments | 1289 Views

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Pleasanton PD "Takes Steps to Better Train" Officers After Arrest

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/06/21/california-law-enforcement-unclear-on-legality-of-bullet-button/ In the above...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by lance grenamyer, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 13 comments | 1840 Views

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AM I THE ONLY ONE BOTHERED BY VALLEY AVENUE PAVEMENT

I see the streets being fixed all over town when there is a few cracks. What happened to Valley Avenue near the Stanley...

Original post made by david on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 9 comments | 1064 Views

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Fire department's deputy chief Zolfarelli retires

Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Zolfarelli retired Tuesday from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department after 35 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Tony, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1184 Views
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