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A Challenge - Use One Name

Given the often heated nature of the discussions on these boards, it would be great to see people pick one name to post under...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 30, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 19 comments | 2153 Views

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Harvest Festival heading back to Fairgrounds

The Harvest Festival will return to the Alameda County Fairgrounds Friday, Sept. 16, offering over 24,000 handmade arts and...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Sep 7, 2011 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 2153 Views

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Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by Wednesday's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 19, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 11 comments | 2153 Views

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Dublin police sergeant shoots, kills man during violent struggle

A Dublin police sergeant shot and killed a man early this morning after he attacked her, on a deserted stretch of Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Shelby, on May 1, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 8 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: VillaseƱor settling in at Valley View

Soraya VillaseƱor was not planning on education as a profession. Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2017/10/04/head-of-the-class-villaseor-settling-in-...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Calvin, on Oct 6, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views

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Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2152 Views

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Berry Patch Grows and Blooms in place of DoodleBug

Although it is always sad to see a store close there is reason to celebrate the "Berry Patch" as they take their place in...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 16, 2009
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Favorite water/splash parks

Just wondering if there are any we haven't been to in the area. We've been to the one off Valley and Hopyard and the newer...

Original post made by Lindsay on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by lucy, on Jul 22, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 2152 Views

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Garden Tour this weekend!

Enjoy gardening? Looking for inspiration? Participate in the Hidden Gardens of the Valley garden tour in Pleasanton this...

Original post made by Valley Humane Society on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by , on May 17, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading Program to benefit from garage sale this weekend

A fundraiser garage sale to help reinstate and fund the Barton Reading Program in Pleasanton middle schools will take place...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cathi, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2151 Views

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If the Poet Laureate is a Paid Position, How Much Are Taxpayers Paying?

Don't get me wrong. I enjoy poetry. If this is NOT a paid position then TERRIFIC! I applaud her new post and congratulate...

Original post made by Frances on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2151 Views

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Bay Bridge tolls rise to as much as $6 during peak hours starting Thursday

The Bay Area Toll Authority is reminding drivers of toll increases to the region's seven state-owned toll bridges effective...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:16 am | 11 comments | 2151 Views

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Swimming, ice skating, shopping, parade--all happening today in Pleasanton

If you like parades, holiday shopping bargains, outdoor ice skating and a major swim meet all at the same time, you'll surely...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by friend, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 2151 Views

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Danville Cub Scout leader arrested for allegedly keeping child porn

A Cub Scout den leader was arrested by San Ramon police Wednesday for allegedly keeping child pornography on his computer,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hybrid Owner, on Mar 19, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 11 comments | 2151 Views

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A living lesson in history

Foothill students could have watched a video or read about a chapter in American history. Instead, some 550 kids, along with...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by CitizenO, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:28 am | 4 comments | 2151 Views

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Pleasanton welcomes Esau Cervantes as first baby of 2012

Esau Cervantes was the first baby born in Pleasanton in 2012, at ValleyCare Medical Center, arriving at 1:58 a.m. Jan. 2....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by felicia dawn, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 2151 Views

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Harvest Park principal

Anyone know who will be the next principal at Harvest Park Middle School? School starts in a month.......

Original post made by HP MOM on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by That's funny!, on Jul 29, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 6 comments | 2150 Views

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Who Is Chuck Hagel, Really?

Opponents of Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel are fuming in the aftermath of sloppy work by their allies that has...

Original post made by Take Back This Nation on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 2150 Views

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Local court officials appeal for additional funding

The Alameda County Superior Court has joined with 48 other trial courts across California to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by AR15, on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 2150 Views

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Public employee spiking of retirements must be stopped

A must read editorial today at www.ContraCostaTimes.com on stopping the practice of 'spiking ' to build up pensions from...

Original post made by Shirley on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 27, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 2150 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 23 comments | 681 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 499 views

Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 110 views