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What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

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Carpet Cleaning

In need of a good carpet cleaning company. Any suggestions of one you have used and were pleased with the results. ...

Original post made by Valerie on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Valerie, on Jul 12, 2013 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 906 Views

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Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where is NBC,CBS, and ABC now!!!

The wars in Iraq and to a greater extent Afghanistan are turning into killing fields and in the case of Afghanistan we are...

Original post made by Doug on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bobbie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 905 Views

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Cry to God

Crazy Alert... Pleasanton's most annoying visitors, Cry to God will be back at Tully's Plaza Friday October 30 at 6:30PM. [Personal...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alberto, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 905 Views

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Things are looking good for getting bailout money back

"CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. " http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/02/news/tarp.travails.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009110214 ...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

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First Saturdays Make & Take Events

Stop in to see what's up at the Berry Patch on the First Saturdays of each month. I am Creating a number of different Creative...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Nov. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 905 Views

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Police and suicide standoff

Hey did anyone see the police and their standoff on Angela & Las Lomitas today. They had it blocked off, rifles and such,...

Original post made by Goochcrew on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by GoochExecutioner, on Mar 17, 2010 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 905 Views

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The List: 6 Months to go Until the Largest Tax Hike in History ("Thanks" to Obama, McNerney & Other Democrats)

In just six months, the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. Brought to you by Obama, McNerney...

Original post made by EconomicStimulus?! on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by can't believe, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 8 comments | 905 Views

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19 of the 22 states suing government over ObamaCare accept grant money from health care law.

http://thinkprogress.org/2010/08/17/grants-repeal/ Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

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Boxer doles out $6 million in federal funds to AC Transit

AC Transit, the financially beleaguered service operated by the Bay Area the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:05 am | 8 comments | 905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sizzling Saturdays extended through September

Sizzling Saturdays, the Pleasanton Downtown Association's summer program of special hours and offers, was so popular during...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 905 Views

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Pleasanton Council votes to restrict new banks from locating on Main Street

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to place restrictions on banks, savings and loan associations and other...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | 5 comments | 905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

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AC Transit, union agree to keep buses rolling today

Talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing and buses are still rolling today even...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 905 Views

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SOUPY SALES DIES

It was a simple gag, but one that made Soupy Sales a household name: a pie in the face, or 20,000 pies, to be exact. That...

Original post made by Martin on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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ObamaCare Taxes Home Sales, Clobbers Middle-Class Americans

Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by independent, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

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Gotcha!

Check out our "gotcha" pictures from last night's Cinco de Mayo First Wednesday party in downtown Pleasanton. It was the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Me, on May 10, 2010 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 904 Views
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