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Raeside out as Tri-Valley Convention Bureau chief

The Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced that Grant Raeside resigned from his position as president...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Nakspraks, on Feb 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 2047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 1781 Views

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Three homes hit by burglars in recent days,

Three homes were hit by burglars in recent days, including one daytime break in that netted an arrest. The other break-ins...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 15 comments | 1059 Views

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Michael Hosterman installed as president of PDA

Downtown Attorney Michael J Hosterman was sworn into office Tuesday night as president of the Pleasanton Downtown Association,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:32 am | 6 comments | 1128 Views

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What was that about?

We also heard the jet noise and it was so amazingly loud that I really thought it was going to come down right behind our...

Original post made by Agree on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Al-jizzera, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 762 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama delivers his fourth State of the Union address at 6 p.m. tonight

President Obama delivers his fourth State of the Union address tonight, a high-profile opportunity to lay out his plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 973 Views

SPORTS

Amador Basketball

This will be the year that amador will win EBAL basketball! They have strong core of players coming back! Foothill will...

Original post made by Sports fan on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dunk, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 2350 Views

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Freeway noisy over recently opened trail connection

The recently completed trail connection between Pleasanton and Dublin that passes under I-580 is subject to noise from the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dolores, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 1512 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Rebounds with New Correspondant's Job: Expected to Move Her Family to Lebanon

The Washington Post reports that Sarah Palin, recently jilted by Roger Ailes' Fox News, has signed a contract to be a commentator...

Original post made by Martin Douglas on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Glen Rice, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 5 comments | 904 Views

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Pleasanton leaders, vets welcome home Army Specialist Eith from Afghanistan

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out Sunday afternoon to welcome home Army Specialist Kyle Eith to Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marsha Buck, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 3002 Views

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Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 1845 Views

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Brown calls for re-examination of state laws, regulations that may be hampering housing market

Gov. Jerry Brown said at a housing summit in Oakland Tuesday that California has a "very vibrant" housing market but it needs...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 14, 2013 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 3032 Views

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Amador grad dons Pleasanton police uniform

One of Pleasanton's own, Tony Repetto, has come back to wear a police officer's uniform. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10835...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Feb 14, 2013 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 1417 Views

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Low flying plane last night?

Did anyone else hear or see the low flying, extremely loud plane fly over Ruby Hill last night around 6:30ish? What was...

Original post made by member on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 701 Views

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Tax Preparation

I asked you all for recommendations on CPA's/Tax Preparers since ours has recently retired. I got a few that said Thompsen...

Original post made by ccwc on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Feb 14, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 720 Views

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Obama challenges homophobia in the Boy Scouts: Calls for an end to bigotry

Gay kids who want to "be prepared" alongside their straight peers got some big-time support during the Super Bowl yesterday:...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Feb 13, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 16 comments | 947 Views

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Danville's mayor files papers to run for State Assembly

Danville mayor Newell Arnerich filed papers Friday to run for the 16th State Assembly District as the second official candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by June, on Feb 12, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 3149 Views

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Obamacare Causes Layoffs, Even a Year Before It Is Implemented: "We're Doomed," States One Official

The costs of Obamacare are not just hitting businesses this year--and boy are they hitting them, in fact, they're walloping...

Original post made by Gary Gleason on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 6 comments | 1211 Views

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Pleasanton Downtown Association to install 2013 officers tonight

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will install its new officers for 2013 at a members-only reception at 5 p.m. tonight,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Feb 12, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 816 Views

SPORTS

Livermore Aquacowboys host the 'Valentine's Splash'!

The Livermore Aquacowboys hosted the 'Valentine's Splash' at the Robert Livermore Community Center! The LAC home meet was...

Original post made by ruckus on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ruckus, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views
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