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AROUND TOWN

The American flags on light poles on Stoneridge Drive look beautiful

I don't know who put them up, or the reason for them, but they look great and I hope they stay up for good....

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 18, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1168 Views

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Marge Headley turns 100, thanks to positive attitude and good genes

A Pleasanton resident for more than 30 years, Margerie "Marge" Headley turned 100 earlier this month and now prepares to...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Broderson , on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1380 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What would happen if...

....at the same time, everyone in the US would use the word 'bomb' in their phone calls, emails, twitter, facebook, gmail,...

Original post made by What Would Happen on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 17, 2013 at 7:41 pm | 10 comments | 812 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Homes sales, prices up slightly throughout country

Existing-home sales across the country rose in April but remained below underlying demand because of limited inventory and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 17, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 11 comments | 1136 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Rotary's 20th annual downtown Father's Day Spirit Run

More than 1,300 runners turned out Sunday for the 20th annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the Rotary Club...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Renee Marchol, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal lawsuit continues against Pleasanton, police officer

A $3 million federal lawsuit that names the city of Pleasanton, a Pleasanton police officer and a number of others is continuing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Smoke and mirrors , on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1007 Views

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As economy picks up, so does city spending

After a three-year hiatus, spending on municipal projects and improvements is back on the list of priorities for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Jun 17, 2013 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1070 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ted Cruz Admits Obamaphobia: Won't Support Immigration Reform

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Monday that President Barack Obama is the “biggest obstacle” to immigration reform because he advocates...

Original post made by William the Free on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Freddie, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 14 comments | 695 Views

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Fatal collision remains under investigation

Police say it will likely be two weeks at least until tests are concluded on the driver of the car that killed bicyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 1427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I want to know what happened to Trisha Hopfe?

There has been very little reported. Very odd that this young lady, a mom of two, no one reported her missing, no one saw...

Original post made by Eric on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences in school district income for the area

There is a great spreadsheet online that shows how much each school district will receive with the proposed budgets and shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 1505 Views

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Woman killed while bicycling remembered as animal lover, doting grandmother

The daughter of a Dublin woman killed while bicycling on Foothill Road on Sunday said the driver who struck her mother has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Nina r, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 119 comments | 3953 Views

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Pleasanton home burglary nets more than $13,000

Precious metal, jewelry and electronics worth about $13,400 were reported stolen in a June 5 burglary at a home in the 7800...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 1636 Views

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Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 5441 Views

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Pleasanton school district hires Lodi district manager as its new assistant superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has hired a former assistant superintendent at the Lodi school district to replace its Assistant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Take him back, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 67 comments | 4469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need info on fostering cats

I find myself in a position to find a temporary (maybe 2 months) home for my sisters two adult cats. She is quite ill and...

Original post made by Jenni on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 13, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 666 Views

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Mount Diablo Beacon removed for repairs

The Eye of Diablo, in serious disrepair after years of neglect, was removed Tuesday from the summit building to begin renovation...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bonnie R.Church, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do we have a local email distribution list like a Yahoo Group?

Having recently moved to the area, we are looking for help with choosing local plumbers, doctors, gardeners, etc. In our...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 848 Views

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Baccalaureate service for Class of 2013 draws hundreds to colorful event

Hundreds packed the spacious sanctuary of Cornerstone Fellowship in Livermore Sunday for baccalaureate services for Amador...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robo Carpet Calls from 425-320-5163

Just got yet another Robo call from these "people", and their insidious (and probably illegal) machine, offering to clean...

Original post made by On Do Not Call List on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Don't get mad- get even?, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 7 comments | 1405 Views
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