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Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 3642 Views

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Pleasanton preparing for possible BART strike

The city of Pleasanton is working with BART and the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of the Wheels...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 1152 Views

AROUND TOWN

The world of magic

Alvin Lui may seem like the average man on the street, but his career is far from ordinary. Lui is an illusionist with 18...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by FancyP86, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1361 Views

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Japanese team wins first Little League Intermediate World Series

The first Little League World Series for the new Intermediate Division ended last night in Livermore, with Izumisano Little...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

The wind beneath her wings

Imagine you're 7 years old, your mom's had lots of surgeries and when you go to look for her, you find her sprawled on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1292 Views

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3 from Pleasanton added to Hope Hospice board

Three Pleasanton residents have been elected to the Hope Hospice board of directors, joining the organization's 15-member...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marcia K, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1251 Views

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Downtown Danville streets to close for Hot Summer Nights festivities starting at 2 p.m. today

Motorists heading to Danville today should be advised that Hartz and East Prospect avenues will be closed to traffic from...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1215 Views

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Ex-Granada High teacher sentenced to 3 years in prison for sex assault, but then released

A female former Livermore high school teacher was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison for sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 1597 Views

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Smoke grenade sparks fire at Army base in Dublin

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:20 am | 2 comments | 2367 Views

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SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1887 Views

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5 hospitalized after motorist evading police plows into 3 cars in Livermore

An Oakland man was arrested after he led police on a chase and then crashed into three cars in Livermore Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 2 comments | 1364 Views

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Caledonian Club signs 5-year contract with Fairgrounds for Scottish Games

The Caledonian Club of San Francisco, promoters of the Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, announced Monday that they once...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1486 Views

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Sensiba a boost for ValleyCare

With Obama-care changes coming next year along with reductions in what Medicare and private health insurance carriers will...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really Blows, on Sep 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2049 Views

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Dublin woman arrested in Prague on bribery plot charges

A woman who lives part-time in Dublin has been arrested in Prague on charges of conspiring to bribe a U.S. Air Force contracting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Latvian Connection LLC, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2155 Views

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Pleasanton couple leading effort to give back to veterans

A Pleasanton couple is spearheading the local arm of a national campaign to create Freedom Day, a day in which local businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Hey Mike, on Sep 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

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6 cars burn in fire at Livermore Premium Outlets

Six vehicles were damaged Saturday in a parking lot fire at Livermore Premium Outlets in a blaze and column of smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by spread, on Sep 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 1689 Views

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Pleasanton North Rotary 'Starry Night' gala set for tonight

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its 24th annual fundraiser gala tonight, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carol Moberg, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 10667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency at Pleasanton Convalescent Hospital?

There were over 10 emergency vehicles in front of and across the street from the Pleasanton Convalescent Hospital on Neal...

Original post made by Downtowner on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Sep 16, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views

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Travelers Note: Northbound I-680 at 242/680 split closes one more time at midnight tonight

Caltrans will close the northbound lanes of I-680 at the Highway 242/680 split in Pleasant Hill one more time at midnight...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by David, on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views
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