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Growing up in Pleasanton in the 1950s

Imagine walking down Santa Rita Road after school just ended and seeing kids riding their horses to the pool rather than...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Calvin Moulthrop, on Oct 24, 2022 at 2:38 pm | 3 comments | 4245 Views

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Oscars Slap

What is all the hype? It is in the television news, it is over the internet, it is on the radio. It is like COVID -...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 667 Views

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After more than 40 years, state's tax credit for renters may increase

California's tax credit for renters may increase to account for inflation after more than 40 years, according to state Sen....

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Mar 29, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2857 Views

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Valley Views: Deadlines adieu

What will I do with my time in retirement? Not to worry. So many good books to read and great friends to spend time. Writing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by balletdancer, on Feb 12, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 3408 Views

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What a Week: 'And the winner is…'

One of our projects at home for 2021 has been to watch all of the Oscar-winning Best Pictures in order. We've finished the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Sep 17, 2021 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views

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Staying Healthy: Pleasanton man's new book is plea for better patient care

If Allen Long learned one thing from working as a certified nursing assistant at an inner-city 'safety net' hospital, it...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4745 Views

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Dr. Seuss' godson weighs in on the 'culture wars' uproar over decision to stop publishing several books

In an interview with our sister paper The Almanac, Michael Thompson reflects on the recent decision to halt publication of...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by JohnsBells12, on Apr 21, 2021 at 1:09 am | 1 comment | 5808 Views

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Las Positas College student wins statewide award for original song

Las Positas College student Sydney Roberts won a statewide music composition contest last month, receiving a scholarship...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2966 Views

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SRVUSD Board of Education candidates debate ahead of Nov. 3 election

Candidates for the SRVUSD squared off during an online election forum Wednesday evening, taking time to debate over the policies...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
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Dublin, Livermore holding virtual National Night Out events Tuesday

Police in Dublin and Livermore are taking part in reimagined National Night Out celebrations being held virtually on Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by , on Oct 6, 2020 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 3235 Views

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'Death Blood 4': Pleasanton stars in campy horror film

The newly released film "Death Blood 4" is ultra-camp, and it's fun as well as being bloody. But strikingly, the sci-fi B-movie...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2020
Last comment by Hodge Podge, on Aug 17, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 9197 Views

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Livermore: Protest calls for end to nuclear weapons on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Bay Area nuclear war protesters held their annual rally at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory virtually on Thursday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 4245 Views

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Local indie film gets wide release to Amazon Prime

A Pleasanton based cast and crew has released a sci-fi/horror/b-movie entitled Death Blood 4 to Amazon Prime (July 17, 2020)....

Original post made by Chris De Pretis on Jul. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 776 Views

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Pleasanton man killed in crash off cliff in Santa Clara County

A man who was found dead in a vehicle that went over a cliff northeast of Mount Hamilton on Tuesday afternoon has been identified...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Jun 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 8026 Views

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Drive-in movies make a come-back

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host a pop-up series of drive-in movies this summer, starting next Friday evening (June...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Rebecca K., on Jun 8, 2020 at 6:07 am | 4 comments | 5527 Views

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BART's projected budget includes more than $100M in cuts

With substantial ridership and sales tax revenue losses due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, BART's current projected...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2399 Views

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Tri-Valley entrepreneur receives $100,000 deal on 'Shark Tank'

A Danville local dove into the "Shark Tank" last week, and came out with a $100,000 investment after a successful pitch on...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6510 Views

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Man arrested for arson, domestic violence in Pleasanton house fire

Pleasanton police arrested a 39-year-old man on several charges for allegedly setting fire to his own house with people inside...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
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Alameda County reports first death related to coronavirus

The Alameda County Public Health Department on Monday announced the county's first death caused by the novel coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
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President Trump impeached by House

U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 23, 2019 at 11:00 am | 45 comments | 3000 Views
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