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911 tributes planned at Fairgrounds, Bankhead Theater on 10th anniversary of attacks

Impact for America, part of a national ministries group, will hold a special event Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 28 comments | 2040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County property taxes due Nov. 1

Alameda County representatives notified property owners yesterday that the first installment of their 2011-2012 Secured Property...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 2040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appeal on County Fair's gun show ban goes before 9th Circuit court today

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton will go before a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 38 comments | 2039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time to put a halt to global warming hysteria in California

The recognized global authority on "climate change", the IPCC has changed their story, now saying warming induced by a doubling...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Parents Block Sidewalk-Walnut Grove students Squeeze Between Their Bumpers

Walnut Grove students who get out early and walk home on the sidewalk that goes by the Harvest Park Middle School parking...

Original post made by Sophia on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by HP Parent, on Apr 20, 2008 at 6:36 pm | 6 comments | 2037 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bush's explanation for high gas prices refuted

Yesterday in the White House Rose Garden, President Bush tried to explain that the reason for the high gas prices is because...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2037 Views

SPORTS

Alcatraz Boyz post 7-2 record at Cooperstown

The Alcatraz Boyz recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to play in a week long baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Brent Bockover, on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens?

Am hearing lots of sirens (3:45pm, Monday) going up and down Foothill Rd ... any idea what's going on?...

Original post made by Wondering? on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by ogranny, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 2036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sunol rancher is home on the range

Rancher Tim Koopmann, whose projects earned him the 2011 California Leopold Conservation Award, recently led a tour of his...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pickering, on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2036 Views

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Decking the streets

The decorators are at it again this year providing holiday displays even better than the years before. This year's decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 2035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 2035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2035 Views

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Dilapidated home at 4345 First Street

I am curious if anyone knows what is going to happen to the old house next to the liquor store on First street. I am sure...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jetson, on May 10, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 2035 Views

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Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Just Ditch AT&T, on Apr 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 12 comments | 2035 Views

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El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Want to move into your own small apartment? Try one with 220 square feet of space

If you feel scrunched up in your one bedroom apartment in Pleasanton where rents can run $2,000 and higher, consider this...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 22, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 2033 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Iron Horse Trail segment

I like the idea of the Iron Horse Trail. It seems amazing to me that it cost $1.6 million dollars to build that 1 mile segment....

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 2032 Views
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