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Is this I-680 or the Donner Pass?

Journal Entry September 29, 2010 I'm writing this in case I do not make it. My family and the world need to know how...

Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Extended Resident, on Sep 30, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 20 comments | 2501 Views

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Good-bye Mr. McNerney

I just dropped my ballot in the mail and the most satisfying vote I made was completing the line for soon to be Congressman...

Original post made by Sweet Revenge on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 20 comments | 1730 Views

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Thoughts on children attending funeral/memorial services

I'm looking for some outside, unbiased, third-party feedback on a sensitive topic and hoping this will be a good place for...

Original post made by Meghan on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 23, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 20 comments | 2221 Views

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What's with the unmarked police minivan?

I saw someone get pulled over by a unmarked white minivan that had the typical flashing red & blue lights in the upper part...

Original post made by Brian on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Teacher, on Dec 30, 2010 at 10:26 am | 20 comments | 12591 Views

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McNerney praises Obama speech, promises to advocate for job-growth policies

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) praised President Obama's "State of the Union" address yesterday, especially the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:22 am | 20 comments | 1715 Views

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City to Pleasanton school board: Prepare for more students

Pleasanton's new housing guidelines may set the stage for more than 800 new students in coming years, according to a discussion...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 20 comments | 2493 Views

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what's happening to the old Nob Hill store?

I received a postcard in the mail yesterday stating that Walmart might be moving into the old Nob HIll store on Santa Rita....

Original post made by puzzled on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Jun 30, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 20 comments | 5922 Views

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Fiscal sanity spreads to Palo Alto

"Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze City Council extends its contract with the SEIU; agreement includes salary...

Original post made by Trending toward responsible on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:56 am | 20 comments | 1922 Views

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Long time CCOP parishioner shocked by recent fund raising tactics

CCOP has become so obsessed with fund raising for a new building addition to their Pope John Paul II Center that they have...

Original post made by Robert on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:35 pm | 20 comments | 2376 Views

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Budget surplus helps trim pension liabilities

With the state bleeding red ink and many California cities and school districts also facing budget woes, the city of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pan, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 20 comments | 2071 Views

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BART a boon for Stoneridge sales as Christmas shopping season gets under way

The decorations may have been up for weeks, but Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 28, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 20 comments | 3331 Views

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Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 3933 Views

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Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 4694 Views

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Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 20 comments | 4144 Views

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Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 4226 Views

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Canadian Geese

Just like clock work every morning and evening, a "V' Formation of honking geese fly overhead. Does anyone know what they...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Malc Williams, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 20 comments | 42421 Views

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Girasole Restaurant in Pleasanton closes

Girasole, a popular Italian restaurant in Pleasanton's in the Santa Rita Square shopping center at 3180 Santa Rita Rd. next...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Indian, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 6571 Views

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Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 7486 Views

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Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 5758 Views

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Property tax for county's hazardous waste fee rising tomorrow

Residents of Alameda County pay more starting tomorrow, July 1, to dispose of hazardous waste following adoption of a new...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 1, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 20 comments | 6017 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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