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AROUND TOWN

Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1947 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Interfaith peace ring set for Friday in Pleasanton

A group of faith leaders in the Tri-Valley and other community members are set to gather and join hands around the Muslim...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April Fool's Day

On hearing about a time machine in the basement of downtown Pleasanton's Museum On Main, our Streetwise reporter Elyssa Thome...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by der, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Pollster: "U.S. Mainstream Media Has Now Become an Enemy of America"

Now even a democrat pollster, Pat Caddell, is so outraged that he states loudly that ... "the mainstream media in this...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by oh, brother, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 1945 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell named to party leadership post

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) was appointed last week to a key leadership post within his party, as Democrat...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Dec 11, 2016 at 9:35 am | 7 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECYCLE WOES

The new recycling program is in full swing and so are the flies that hover around my food recycling container. A swarthy...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 20, 2009 at 7:20 am | 14 comments | 1945 Views

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Foothill students winners in Congressional Art Competition

Foothill High junior Nari Kim placed second in the 11th District Congressional Art Competition for her pastel painting entitled...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Seen the wall of art, on May 6, 2010 at 11:16 am | 5 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breakfast with friends at the Hometown Pancake Day

Pancakes, sausages, orange juice and coffee in a beautiful park with lots of friends. What better way to start a Saturday?...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tara, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton neighborhoods to join in National Night Out festivities tonight

National Night Out is taking place tonight in Pleasanton neighborhoods that are holding block parties to raise crime awareness...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Don't know about that, on Aug 4, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 1945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's chip in to the Holiday Fund

Walking the downtown streets last Friday during the Pleasanton Downtown Association's "Magical Holiday Evening" and again...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opinion

For more than two years, the City Council has wrestled with housing issues not of the current council's making. Like all...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dianna, on Jan 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Pearl Harbor today, 75th anniversary of attack

Pleasanton's new and majestic Veterans Memorial atop the hill at Pioneer Cemetery was dedicated last month in time to be...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Elderly, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Out Donlon Elementary: Very simple to do

Hello- If you shop at Gene's Fine Foods on Hopyard at the end of your transaction ask the clerk to put your tab toward Donlon...

Original post made by Michelle Flanagin on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michelle Flanagin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board set to interview superintendent candidates this weekend

The Pleasanton school board is set to conduct first interviews for PUSD's superintendent vacancy this weekend after reviewing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 12, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 8 comments | 1944 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's "Jobs Bill:" Discussion of candidate's 'job history' during interview may be off-limits (!)

Imagine that. The most valid predictor of a candidate's success potential on the job is to learn of their job history. But...

Original post made by Amy on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anybody know anything about the new butcher shop that is opening downtown?

This could be a great addition to downtown and I'm really looking forward to the fresh meat and fish. Does anyobdy know anything...

Original post made by BigMac34 on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by SEO SOFTWARE, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 11 comments | 1944 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 | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton in top 100 of Money Magazine 'best cities' survey

Money Magazine, in its annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S., ranks Pleasanton 63rd nationally and third in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Jeff Durban of Pleasanton?

Wow! This was a witty and fun submission to the Mercury News by Jeff Durban of Pleasanton regarding the new Toll Lane and...

Original post made by Lincoln on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Derek with arts display case at the high school

Derek Allen, 22, was going out for sushi on a bicycle in San Francisco a year ago when he was struck and killed by a muni...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 1944 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 658 views

Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 291 views