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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 | 3767 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open Carry in Action: A Slice of Gun-Toting Nirvana

It is the dream of NRA and its former Klan membership that everyone in America will be armed to the hilt, and that this state...

Original post made by Curt on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 29, 2014 at 8:52 am | 14 comments | 328 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Victim's Dad Speaks Against Guns, NRA, Craven Pols

Father of victim offers powerful, mournful statement regarding the senseless death of his son....

Original post made by Curt Wagner on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 29, 2014 at 8:02 am | 67 comments | 817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High School receives Civic Learning Award

Amador Valley High School received the Civic Learning Award of Merit yesterday, presented by Superior Court Judge and former...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on May 29, 2014 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss new possible calendar options

The Pleasanton school board will meet Tuesday night to hear a report on the non-traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 28, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 3379 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on over at the old TGIFridays?

Drove by there today and saw that it was under construction. Anybody know what's going in there?...

Original post made by Jennie on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by oldtimer, on May 28, 2014 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 1975 Views

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Campaign support- $700,000 from the unions to Sbranti

New information from the CA Secretary of State website. A new option, listing "Late expenditures affecting this candidate." The...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on May 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 173 Views

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Zone 7 candidates on TV30 at noon today

Four of the seven candidates seeking re-election or election to the Zone 7 board of directors took the opportunity last week...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 27, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 12652 Views

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Earthquake, fire emergency preparedness class Tuesday

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will be providing a free Personal Emergency Preparedness class in the multipurpose...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan hosts education talk in Pleasanton

Pleasanton residents and school officials had the chance to pick the brain of State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo)...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 27, 2014 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workshop planned for nonprofits seeking grants

The Las Positas College Cooperative Collection, in an arrangement with the Foundation Center of New York, will host a free...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mandy, on May 27, 2014 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 880 Views

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Stoneridge Drive

How is the hated Stoneridge Drive to Livermore doing. I drove over the other day and there was absolutely no traffic. Where...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by J, on May 26, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 16 comments | 1695 Views

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Pleasanton to hold Memorial Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today

Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. today in the garden area just south of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 26, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 517 Views

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Alameda County Fair announces concert lineup

Representatives of the Alameda County Fair have announced the lineup for the 2014 "Big O Tires Concert Series." Read the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 26, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 4258 Views

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UPS stomps on retirees health

UPS notified their retirees that our insurance premiums will double next month, quadruple in 2015, and increase 6x what we...

Original post made by Marie on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 26, 2014 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 342 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 1787 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Confirms Palin's Factual Claim: He's Just a Lazy Guy

With two of the largest scandals to ever face this nation brewing, Benghazi and VA death panels, Obama finds time to visit...

Original post made by William Tell on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 25, 2014 at 8:46 pm | 10 comments | 327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40´s) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 5159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Walnut Grove principal files claim against district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 63 comments | 8547 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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