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Valley Humane Society to break ground for new digs

The Valley Humane Society is holding a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting for the public at its site on Nevada Street at 5:30...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1740 Views

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RV show returns to fairgrounds along with public's interest in recreational travel

With interest in traveling in motor homes and RVs on the rise, attendance at the 16th Annual Northern California Fall RV...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 2265 Views

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Buchanan to kick off her 15th Assembly District re-election campaign tomorrow

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, a Democrat who represents Plesanton's 15th Assembly District, is starting off her campaign by...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

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Prop. 8 trial judge to leave post Dec. 31 to retire

Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker of San Francisco, who struck down California's Proposition 8, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views

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Bands on parade

Seventy-six trombones, possibly more, will march through town tomorrow morning as Pleasanton welcomes middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Band Publicity- Steffi Gross, on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 2045 Views

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Pleasanton Willie Mays fan hopes Giants do better in Philadelphia

Everyone has Giants fever now but Vivian Fuller, a resident at Parkview Assisted Living in Pleasanton, has been a fan forever....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 28, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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Green Scene Fair draws vendors and visitors

Perhaps part of it was preaching to the choir, but Pleasanton's first-ever Green Scene Fair yesterday has been pronounced...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ms Green, on Oct 23, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1863 Views

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Donate your old cell phones to support our troops

With the holidays approaching, so many of our nations' young men and women are serving in remote locations away from family...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill T, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 3977 Views

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BART adds longer trains, a bit of Giants cheers for rides to China Basin this afternoon

As tens of thousands of baseball fans surge into San Francisco's China Basin to watch Games 1 and 2 of the World Series,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by maria's friend, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 1705 Views

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ValleyCare's Christmas Tree Lane opens today in Pleasanton

For three magical days starting today, ValleyCare's signature fundraiser Christmas Tree Lane 2010 will transform Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Scrooge, on Nov 18, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 2438 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly launches 2010 Holiday Fund

Five nonprofits have been selected as this year's recipients of the eighth annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund, the community-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views

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Swearing-in ceremonies tonight for re-elected Mayor Hosterman, City Council members Thorne, Cook-Kallio

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and City Council members Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne will be sworn into office tonight after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2255 Views

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New Pleasanton school board members take oath of office

Newly-elected Pleasanton school board members Jeff Bowser and Joan Laursen were sworn in as official trustees in the district...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steve B, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 2041 Views

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School board workshop targets conflicts

The Pleasanton School Board could have a whole new way of doing business if plans from a four-hour workshop Saturday come...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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Appellate Court delays hearing on state buildings sale until after Schwarzenegger leaves office

A California appeals court in San Jose Monday set a Jan. 26 hearing on the disputed $2.3 billion sale of 11 state buildings...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by buildings for sale, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 2093 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 | 1901 Views

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San Ramon 'fiscally sound' despite lower revenues

San Ramon is in remarkably good shape, especially compared to some other California cities, according to Mayor Abram Wilson...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

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McNerney, 4 area mayors discuss regional issues in Washington meeting

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) met in Washington, D.C. Wednesday with four Tri-Valley mayors to discuss regional...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1764 Views

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Follow Pleasanton's lead: disband redevelopment agencies

With the current still-sluggish economy and the city's concern over unfunded pension liabilities, Pleasanton can be glad...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 25, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 1996 Views

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Weekly celebrates 11 years of travel

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 11 years since former Police Chief Tim Neal dropped off a photo of himself reading...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sherry, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2045 Views
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Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
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