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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened on Foothill Rd last night???

There was yet another wreck on Foothill Rd. last night. I have heard from some teenagers that it was because of this stupid...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Deadman's curve, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 1440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

online auction to benefit Pleasanton schools

I had not seen this link before -- anyone who would like can bid for one of the donated items (Eddie Papa's gift cards, dinner...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Biggest Secret in Pleasanton...

What's the biggest secret in Pleasanton? Why it's the location of Alviso Adobe Community Park. The Museum on Main's excellent...

Original post made by Puzzled in Pleasanton on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Puzzled in Pleasanton, on Jul 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

SPORTS

Raising the stakes

For Pleasanton horse trainer Jeff Bonde, it's pretty obvious why being successful during the Alameda County Fair is so important. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Luke Skywalker, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independence Day in Pleasanton: It's worth staying in town

The three-day Independence Day weekend starts today and for Pleasanton and Tri-Valley residents, staying home doesn't get...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1065 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1123 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bank opens its doors inside Kolln Hardware building

Comerica Bank opened its Pleasanton branch Tuesday inside the historic Kolln Hardware Building. This morning, the bank plans...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by james, on Jul 5, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 12 comments | 1123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Our Lives, Our Fortunes, Our Sacred Honor" by Rush Limbaugh, Jr.

"Our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor" by Rush H. Limbaugh, Jr. (as published in the July 1996 edition of The Limbaugh...

Original post made by Jean on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 5, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 7 comments | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 29 school board meeting will be broadcast Friday July 3

I just called the Tri-Valley Community television folks and confirmed that the school board meeting from June 29, which was...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by sandy, on Jul 4, 2009 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 1084 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Supremes rule juvenile convictions can qualify under '3 strikes' law

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that a previous juvenile court judgment can qualify as a "strike"...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police seize 64 pounds of fireworks from Dublin home

Police seized more than 64 pounds of illegal fireworks from a home in Dublin Thursday, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Rose Hotel honors troops

When America celebrates its independence this Fourth of July, The Rose Hotel is doing its part by honoring veterans. The...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments | 1228 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solution to future Budget Deadlocks in CA?

Quoted from Tri Valley Herald article reporting on declaration of fiscal emergency on Thursday: "Under the declaration,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3858 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Art of Linda Jeffery Sailors

This exhibit will feature the watercolors, pastels and acrylic paintings of Linda Jeffery Sailors which is open until July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Claudette McDermott's Thread Restricted???

What is Claudette McDermott afraid of that she would post a self-promoting thread about street artists and then restrict...

Original post made by What\'s Up Gina? on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1103 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michael Jackson did NOT die, he was "preserved"

Insiders have said that Michael Jackson was too terrified and ill, to perform the 50 shows that were booked. he did not die,...

Original post made by DoctorM on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2838 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ready to "PULL YOUR OWN TEETH? (i.e. with Obama's Nat'l Health Plan)" Read These News Headlines About UK's National Health System!

Are you ready to support Obama’s National Health System? Before doing so, please inform yourself about what has happened...

Original post made by Myra on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:39 am | 16 comments | 1701 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fluoride An Unnecessary Drug with Side Effects

"There is weak and inconsistent evidence that the use of fluoride supplements prevents dental caries [cavities] in primary...

Original post made by nyscof on Jul. 3, 2009
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