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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to review order to reduce state's prison population

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a lower court order requiring the state of California to reduce the population...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special program offered for new kindergartners with no pre-school experience

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Unified School District are partnering with Alameda County's "Every Child Counts"...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove landowners vow to proceed with development despite defeat at polls

The Oak Grove landowners who saw their plan to build 51 homes in their southeast hills property above Pleasanton's Kottinger...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by OMG, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:23 am | 55 comments | 2999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camps June 14-18th

There are very few camps that begin this week in the Bay Area. Camp personnel of camps that do offer service this week tell...

Original post made by Dana on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1530 Views

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Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 3727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley TV Camp

This camp starts Monday and may be full, but I tried to register my kid online today in case there was still a space available....

Original post made by Laura on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 15, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 11 comments | 1846 Views

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Rand Paul's Doctor Credentials Questioned

"Rand Paul has been certified through the National Board of Ophthalmology since 2005. He is listed as the group's president;...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1514 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union continues protest at Castlewood on 100th day of its member workers' lockout

Demonstrators from the union that represents unionized hourly workers at Castlewood Country Club who have been locked out...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by bigdoggomes, on Jun 14, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 41 comments | 2093 Views

AROUND TOWN

For those great Firefighters in our Community

Hey all of you who were so anti firefighter in your comments lately just ask the man whose life was saved by an off duty...

Original post made by 1 brave momma on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Barney, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 15 comments | 2549 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse ends on high note for Pleasanton high schools

Foothill High varsity lacrosse team prevailed against Amador Valley, 8-4, in the North Coast Section semifinals held at Foothill...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by SportsFan, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 3294 Views

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Monday June 14 is Flag Day

I encourage everyone to fly Old Glory! http://www.nationalflagday.com/default.asp The Star Spangled Banner Lyrics By...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy books online to support Friends of the Library

Did you know you can buy books from the Friends of the Library at Amazon.com? The Friends have a year-round magazine and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Irene Inman, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Economic report shows UCSF now 5th largest employer in Bay Area

An economic impact report released Friday morning indicates that the University of California in San Francisco has tripled...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:26 am | 4 comments | 1749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brothers Arrested for Meth Lab Released from Jail

Looks like these brothers were released from jail. See: http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_14665299 I hope...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:07 am | 9 comments | 2589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in daytime break-in attempt in Pleasanton

Two incidents in one day have prompted Pleasanton police to ask local residents to keep an eye out for suspicious people. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:00 am | 8 comments | 2279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber hits Check N Go on Hopyard

A man with a gun held up the Check N Go store at 2755 of Hopyard Road yesterday afternoon and took an undisclosed amount...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 1:57 am | 8 comments | 2512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer, happy with GOP lead for 11th Congressional District nomination, calls it a night

Although Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), facing no opposition for the Democrat Party nomination for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jun 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 36 comments | 9504 Views

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ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 4829 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Next 10 Budget Challenge

Here's a great site for all those of us who are drawn like moths to a political flame. Try balancing California's budget,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1329 Views
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ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store
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