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Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 3115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 3115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather permitting, Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday parade still on for tonight

Periodic sunshine and then showers are making for a day of uncertainty on whether Pleasanton's's popular Hometown Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 3114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping rookie teen drivers

I saw this post at WearyParent.com about keeping new teen drivers safe and thought it was interesting. The idea is to identify...

Original post made by jill on Jun. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3114 Views

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Los Altos runner finishes first in Rotary's Halloween Spirit Run

Los Altos runner Andrew Demas, 27, won the Rotary Club of Pleasanton's first annual Halloween Spirit Run Sunday, completing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Joe Tallarico, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 3114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 3113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dine today at TGI Fridays to help VHS

Valley Humane Society will host a fundraiser at TGI Fridays today from 11 a.m.-midnight, Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 3999 Santa Rita...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 3112 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 | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again.

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, signed a long-term lease...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 3112 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 3112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spectators cheer vets, supporters in Pleasanton Veterans Day parade

A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 cheered marchers and trucksload of veterans and others Sunday at the 11th annual Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 3112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian critical after collision with car

A 55-year-old Pleasanton woman is still listed in critical condition this evening after she was struck by a car while crossing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Lani, on May 31, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 3112 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 3112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 3111 Views

SPORTS

Amador Basketball

This will be the year that amador will win EBAL basketball! They have strong core of players coming back! Foothill will...

Original post made by Sports fan on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dunk, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 3111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chlorine spill causes traffic snarl

If you were traveling to work on either interstates 580 or 680 Wednesday morning, you were probably dealing with the fallout...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 5, 2007 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 3111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police go back to black-and-white patrol cars

Pleasanton police cars will have a new look starting tomorrow when the department rolls out its new black-and-white patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by RR, on Dec 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments | 3110 Views
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