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More Letters to the Editor

As Election Day draws near, we continue to receive Letters to the Editor regarding the candidates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on Nov 3, 2010 at 11:42 am | 9 comments | 1457 Views

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Golf pro pleads not guilty to 75 felony sex counts

A Livermore golf instructor pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually abused three boys he had been teaching....

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
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Irish rose turns 104

Visiting with Margaret Davoren at her kitchen table is like chatting with an old friend. She recently talked in her soft...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Taylor Davoren, on Feb 7, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

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Vote No on Props. 30, 38, B1

Of the 11 statewide propositions on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot along with two county measures and one seeking a parcel...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by the sales tax, on Nov 4, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 7 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1456 Views

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Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1456 Views

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Abduction ends at Pleasanton Walmart

A kidnapping that began in South San Francisco ended up with an arrest of a 25-year old man at Walmart in Pleasanton on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

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'Dog Days of Summer' street party tonight

Tonight's First Wednesday Street Party's theme is "Dog Days of Summer" and the annual Pooch Parade will take as a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 4, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 1456 Views

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Blessing the new fruits of the vine

Winery owners and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at Las Positas Winery to bless the first grapes plucked from vines in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bunch of drunken snobs?, on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1456 Views

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Seminars planned on reverse mortgages

ECHO Housing, a nonprofit housing counseling agency, will hold a free seminar at the Pleasanton Public Library in May on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by California Mortgage, on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. TEACHERS BREAK W/UNION & SUPPORT PAY CUTS

In the April 6, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times, reporter Howard Blume reports that the L.A. School Board Chief, Monica...

Original post made by doglover on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home sales rally in East Bay

As the number of homes on the market continues to drop and purchase prices continue to increase, home sales are still strong...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by WG Mom, on Mar 21, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1455 Views

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State's jobless rate unchanged

California's unemployment rate didn't budge in the past month, while jobless numbers in the Bay Area remained at or below...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Over 19% in CA !, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 1455 Views

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Just felt the earth move a bit

It felt like my house slightly shifted x2 anyone else? and no I am not drinking =)...

Original post made by kbenson on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 10 comments | 1455 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 4, a week before the holiday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Erika, on Oct 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 1455 Views

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New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:29 am | 8 comments | 1455 Views

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How will new fee regulations affect my 401(k) retirement plan?

The 401(k) retirement plan is the best way for most people to save for retirement, and for many people their retirement account...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big jump in CORE fundraising

The Community OutReach for Education (Core) campaign had a big bump in its fundraising numbers over the last week or so,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1454 Views

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Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1454 Views
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