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Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tonight

The "Cash Mob" is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Amazing, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:39 am | 12 comments | 1596 Views

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Friday's earthquake felt throughout Tri-Valley, much of Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose Friday afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley YMCA Youth & Government Program

Youth and Government is a program for high school students that not only allows them to learn about issues surrounding California...

Original post made by Katie Dulka on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Guest, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ca 500-plus 'special' funds;, Jerry wants more

CA has over 500 'special' funds....sort of 'slush' funds. Last week we learned of over $53 million in hidden state parks....

Original post made by Taxpayer on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ken Lay, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 1595 Views

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Dog Owners

I do not know what has changed but it appears there is a new breed of dog owner,no pun intended,that does not understand...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 13 comments | 1595 Views

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Big turnout for Pleasanton soldier returning from Afghanistan

About 75 family, friends and other Pleasanton well-wishers welcomed home Army Specialist Liberato Vallavicencio Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote No on Parcel tax - support fiscal responsibility and integrity

NO PARCEL TAX! It's not necessary to balance the PUSD budget or to retain teachers or programs even BEFORE federal stimulus...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 1594 Views

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Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

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Counties can't 'opt out' of sharing fingerprints of those arrested with federal immigration officials

Federal immigration officials have rejected calls by San Francisco and Santa Clara counties to opt out of a controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by 73% did have Criminal Records!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

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Walmart: Let's Put One in YOUR Neighborhood!

The Walmart critics are out in full force once again. Ho-hum. Now, Walmart's effect on the jobs economy is no secret....

Original post made by Justicia on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justicia, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:40 am | 6 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

TRI-VALLEY RUMMAGE SALE ON SATURDAY

Tri-Valley YMCA Rummage Sale Fundraiser Mark your calendar and come shopping at the Y&G Rummage Sale on Saturday, September...

Original post made by Tri-Valley YMCA on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

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If the shoe fits

The classic rags-to-riches fairytale gets the Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre treatment as it opens tonight for a three-weekend...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for tomorrow downtown

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Summer Wine Stroll is set for 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, during which more than 30 downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dgilbreth, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Derek Allen

Such sad news to hear that you are gone. I remember you from Amador and you had such a sarcastic funny sense of humor. ...

Original post made by In memory of Derek on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Haley - Allen Family, on Oct 12, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views

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Obama's "Jobs Bill:" Discussion of candidate's 'job history' during interview may be off-limits (!)

Imagine that. The most valid predictor of a candidate's success potential on the job is to learn of their job history. But...

Original post made by Amy on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 1592 Views

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Controlled Burn

So we have spare the air days but, hey can control burn at Camp Parks. Makes good sense doesn't it?...

Original post made by Tango on Jun. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No to Parcel Tax and No to Super Franks

Please join me in no longer giving Super Franks your business. A Save Our Schools Fundraiser is being held at their location. I...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1591 Views

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Deli meats stacked in Wal-Mart sandwiches part of nationwide recall

Approximately 380,000 pounds of deli meat products distributed nationwide have been recalled by its New York state producer...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 1591 Views

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Obama Bullies in the Middle East: Forces Netanyahu to Say Uncle

There is little doubt that President Obama can deliver a memorable speech -- the kind that reminds us of why he won the...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 912 views