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AROUND TOWN

Safeway enlists eclectic mix of local celebs for fundraiser

Take an Elvis impersonator, add one congressman, a local mayor, three cheerleaders, a high school mascot, a principal, a...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jun 25, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 4 comments | 1031 Views

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Team brings home the gold

Debbie Ayres, coach of the USA Under-21 Women's Deaf Basketball Team, proudly announced that her team brought home the gold...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mike Wallace, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore teens face felony charge for detonating homemade bomb

Three teens have been arrested for what they said was a prank when three explosive devices detonated in front of a Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by High School Mom, on Apr 27, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Preliminary plan for East side on Pleasanton Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will get its first look at a preliminary plan for the future development of the city's east side...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Right-Wing Harassment Strategy Against Dems Detailed In Memo: ‘Yell,’ ‘Stand Up And Shout Out,’ ‘Rattle Him’

This morning, Politico reported that Democratic members of Congress are increasingly being harassed by “angry, sign-carrying...

Original post made by Drew on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Conservative, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 8 comments | 1030 Views

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No decision until 5 p.m. tonight on whether Bay Bridge will re-open tomorrow morning

It will be "quite a challenge" to repair a damaged part of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in time...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1030 Views

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High-tech street lights beef up safety on Foothill Road

It's likely that the 18 new street lights to be installed on Foothill Road just outside the Golden Eagle gated community...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:24 am | 4 comments | 1030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama -- Wall Street's best friend

Some people who voted for Obama during what was the worst financial crisis since the great depression, thought that his administration...

Original post made by a reader on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 28, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7: Arroyo not a dumping ground

Boni Brewer, spokeswoman for Zone 7 Water Agency, sent us this photo of a couch and a mattress floating in the Arroyo Mocho....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Oct 9, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 1030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

December 2009...America's Sovereignty Ends Thanks to Obama...

The UN will be in control America's energy policy. Goodbye freedom in America. Obama will sign the Climate Change treaty...

Original post made by Alison on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dottie, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 7 comments | 1030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1030 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Joan Laursen, Jeff Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed former PTA Council president Joan Laursen and businessman Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 8, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1030 Views

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Danville soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday

Danville resident Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, 47, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery Friday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Snapshot, on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Perfect!

Josh Stevens made seven of seven half-court free throws during a practice for the Valley Christian JV team. Have a video...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Feb 6, 2011 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Pleasanton Vice-Mayor pays tribute to veterans at Memorial Day service

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio paid tribute to the sacrifices and service of veterans at Memorial Day services...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Pam Hardy Alpert, on Jun 1, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Federal judge strikes down U.S. law that states marriage is union of man, woman only

A federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday struck down the U.S. Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as the union...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:50 am | 8 comments | 1030 Views

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Join local artists in Friday morning discussions at Vintage Hills shopping center

Local artists gather and share their latest work with coffee in hand when they meet on Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon each week....

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on May 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1030 Views
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