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Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:21 am | 23 comments | 5516 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney Scores Again: They Call Him Mr. Integrity

Let's let the truth ring out. As Mitt Romney tells us, there's not a single country that has more respect for our current...

Original post made by Homer on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 294 Views

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Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City BBQ

This year's Sister City BBQ at the Senior Center will be held on Saturday, August 16 (not Friday, August 15, as listed in...

Original post made by Marlene on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Wally the Patriot, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 308 Views

SPORTS

Great Bull Run, Tomato Royale at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale are coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds tomorrow and the events are not for the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by dorenatlt, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 1917 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Don't let family stories disappear

To record family photographs and the stories behind them, Bill Levesque has launched Timeshaker.com. Photos can be uploaded...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by anony, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 1005 Views

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Do any of the stores in Pleasanton Chinese Processed Chicken?

Being unable to post on the Safeway sale site without signing up, I post this here. I read that Chickens grown in the...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by lolo, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:03 am | 7 comments | 302 Views

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Anyone Been Fined Yet for Water Overuse?

It's been more than 2 months since the City of Pleasanton posted that people would be fined for not cutting back ...

Original post made by highdiver on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 29, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 1031 Views

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Pros and cons for adopting a new pet

When Gail Ruvalcaba met Puddles at the Valley Humane Society, she knew he was the purrfect pet for her. She was seeking to...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by shannon boule, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2412 Views

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Drought keeping the pressure on water cutbacks

Penalties will be imposed in the coming weeks on Pleasanton residential and business water customers who fail to reduce their...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 733 Views

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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 33 comments | 2038 Views

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Pleasantonians Convert Sodded Grass to Sand, Or Should Be Doing So

http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/july/satellite-study-reveals-parched-us-west-using-up-underground-water/#.U9FkrlY_EpE Global...

Original post made by Daddy-O on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 342 Views

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Banana spill on I-580 causing 3-hour backup into Pleasanton

A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, up to three...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Boomer Wreff, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 2444 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued as Pleasanton heads for near 100-degrees today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today with Pleasanton temperatures to near...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 530 Views

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Presidential Hopefuls at the Starter's Gate: CNN Excludes Michelle Bachman and Sarah Palin

CNN has posted a recent poll showing that the Republican run-off for the right to be our next presidential also-ran promises...

Original post made by Burton Rasmuffin on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 467 Views

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Looking for a NEW MAYOR

Pleasanton's Mayor Jerry Thorne recently penned a Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control....

Original post made by Looking for a new Mayor on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 27, 2014 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 341 Views

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POWER OUTAGE PLEASANTON MEADOWS

Power went out at 1413 hours today and did not get restored until 1831 hours. PG&E personal were driving through the neighborhood...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Jul 26, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 233 Views

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Lewd acts charges lead to arrest of Livermore soccer facility coach

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1084 Views

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UPDATE: Both Shadow Cliffs beaches closed due to E. coli levels

The north and south beaches at Shadow Cliffs Lake were closed indefinitely as of Friday due to high levels of E. coli bacteria...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 2747 Views

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Water restored to Pleasanton apartment complex

After four consecutive days without water, residents of Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments now have their water supply restored....

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 511 Views

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High levels of E. coli in Shadow Cliffs causes partial closure

The south beach of Shadow Cliffs Lake closed Wednesday afternoon due to an extremely high E. coli bacteria measurement, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 1385 Views
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