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New Leaf Community Markets selected as top 'Right to Know' grocer

New Leaf Community Markets, with a store in Pleasanton, has been selected as one of the top 10 organic grocers. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by choicesaregood, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 3766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Marine Corps Band to play at Scottish games in Pleasanton

The U.S. Marine Corps Band will be able to play at the Scottish Games in Pleasanton this year, thanks to freshman Congressman...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 4 comments | 1635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bike accident on Foothill?

Does anyone know anything about a car hitting a woman on a bike, killing her? On Foothill, Sunday just after noon....

Original post made by Al on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by ok..., on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 3211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mohr getting a new principal?

I have heard through the grapevine that The Mohr Elementary principalship is open. Does anyone know what happened to their...

Original post made by Get the facts on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Wah, on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 2159 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART trains back in service for tomorrow's commuter crunch

BART trains are running on schedule with no problems expected for tomorrow's commuter crunch following a week of strikes...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mal, on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 16 comments | 1378 Views

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Pleasanton's 'Walk to Wellness' set for this morning in Kottinger Park

Walk to Wellness is holding its weekly Saturday walk starting at 8:30 a.m. today in Kottinger Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:33 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First-graders from Mohr Elementary School open new Pleasanton playground

First-graders from Mohr Elementary School recently had the opportunity to cut a ribbon opening a new playground at Amaral...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2013 graduates at Foothill, Amador Valley high schools as principals also say goodbye

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools held commencement exercises Friday night with thousands of parents, other relatives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 1140 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats propose renaming Independence Day to 4th of July

Leading Democrats in the Congress have called for support of new legislation sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) S.1776:...

Original post made by freedom fighter on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Ronald Regan, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 16 comments | 1369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks believed cause of blaze at Sunol Boulevard, northbound I-680 in Pleasanton early today

Fireworks are believed the cause of an early morning vegetation fire next to the northbound on-ramp from Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1792 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 2800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2820 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Cash offers have advantage for sellers in housing market

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Recent Buyer, on Jul 4, 2013 at 4:39 am | 14 comments | 5429 Views

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San Ramon commission recommends no fireworks in 2013

At its Tuesday meeting, the San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission officially recommended that the city not bring...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pam Bickford, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1003 Views

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Smoking at our parks

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine anyone not knowing about the danger of second and third hand smoke. Yet, each...

Original post made by Smiley Face on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 18 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 1345 Views

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First Wednesday street party starts at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton

Another downtown Pleasanton First Wednesday Street Party starts at 6 p.m. tonight with booths set up to market products and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism to Harvest Park library?

Does anyone have confirmed information on a vandalism attack of the Harvest Park library over Memorial Day weekend? The report...

Original post made by Birdland Resident on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 76 comments | 3937 Views

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Fourth of July: Keep Rover (and Scat the Cat) Safe!

To the tune of San Francisco/Flowers in Your Hair http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_WG3d3GL8 (RiP Scott McKenzie) If you're...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 3, 2013
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