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Janet Liang dies after bone marrow transplant

The young Pleasanton woman whose impassioned plea for help on Youtube led to thousands of people signing up as potential...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Trying to help, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 8 comments | 2517 Views

SPORTS

Festive downtown parade marks start of 2012 youth soccer season

Hundreds of young soccer players joined their teams last Saturday for the 44th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tracy, on Sep 14, 2012 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1633 Views

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Police contract - undisclosed benefits

Read this SJ Merc article about police contract included two More weeks paid vacation, plus mre $ for uniforms : http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21528641/pleasanton-d...

Original post made by Howard Jarvis Fan on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 69 comments | 1891 Views

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Thorne, other selected candidates to speak at Tri-Valley Republican Women's group tonight

The Tri-Valley Republican Women's organization will meet with selected state and local candidates vying for votes in the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Sep 13, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1578 Views

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State to create new K-12 history, social science curriculum

The California Department of Education will develop new history and social science lessons for K-12 classes after Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Sep 13, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 13 comments | 1655 Views

SPORTS

Sept 21st-Coach Sweeney 25th Celebration and Falcon Fest at Foothill

This years 6th annual Falcon Fest is extra special because 25 years of FHS football alumni, family and friends will be returning...

Original post made by Cindi Bontempo on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A 2nd life for the TriValley Community Foundation? We hope so

As auditors continue to assess the financial shortages at the Tri-Valley Community Foundation, about the best news coming...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 1712 Views

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What is that tent???

Anyone know what's going on in the middle parking lot at the Sports Park? They have a huge enclosed tent set up with giant...

Original post made by Ellen on Sep. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stoneridge Drive BofA robbed, suspect escapes

The Bank of America in the 6000 block of Stoneridge Drive was robbed yesterday by a man who entered the bank at around 1:35,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Never mind, on Sep 12, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sad News: Janet Liang Dies from Leukemia

Just read that Amador Valley High graduate and UCLA student Janet Liang passed away after a three year battle with leukemia....

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2012 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2269 Views

SPORTS

REMEMBERING COACH *JOSELITO GONZAGA* PFLL

" WHAT HAPPENS ON THE BASEBALL FIELD, STAYS ON THE BASEBALL FIELD " WHEN IT COMES TO POLITICS IN SPORTS, PLEASANTON IS TOPS....

Original post made by GO GIANTS on Sep. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2389 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate dropped bid for Pleasanton school board to focus on class size reduction

The short-lived fourth candidate for Pleasanton school board says he dropped out of the race to dedicate his time to reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Rudy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 63 comments | 2747 Views

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Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

This Pleasanton kitchen is a 'Gujarati Kitchen'

All her children wanted for Christmas was her recipes so they could savor a taste of home while away at college, recalled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 4310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CLINTON HITS IT OUT OF THE PARK

In the old fashion method of speech giving, that is, let me speak with a drawl and explain complex issues clearly, Bill Clinton...

Original post made by Domo Dan on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by b, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 79 comments | 4354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Funeral services held today for CHP Officer Youngstrom

Funeral services for California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, who was killed during a traffic stop on I-680 near...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley, nation remember 9/11

It has been 11 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, and yesterday Pleasanton and the Bay...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 1347 Views

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Campaign signs posted throughout Pleasanton as election efforts get under way

So-called yard signs supporting candidates for the Nov. 6 municipal election for Pleasanton mayor and City Council went up...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Not Voting for Cheaters, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 10 comments | 1200 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Black Avenue residents talk traffic

Concerned residents of Black Avenue packed the City Council chamber Wednesday evening for a meeting held by Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 1486 Views
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