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Baby & Kidz Expo to hold one-day show tomorrow at Fairgrounds

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host the California Baby & Kidz Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The expo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 756 Views

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Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 701 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police, Fire, Ambulance...

What was going on at Quarry Lane School this evening?...

Original post made by anon on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by workindude, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 1085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to the PUSD Sycamore Fund?

The Sycamore fund to fund technology for students once stood at $7.2 million, but the District has at least spent $2 1/2...

Original post made by Loan Shark on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by local, on Mar 5, 2013 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 738 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mainstream Media Fears Both Palin and Bachmann: Preview of 2016

The mainstream media is already annointing Hilary Pantsuit Clinton to be the royal successor to his holiness Barack Obama....

Original post made by Libertarian on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 668 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Bullies in the Middle East: Forces Netanyahu to Say Uncle

There is little doubt that President Obama can deliver a memorable speech -- the kind that reminds us of why he won the...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season on Saturday

The Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season with an all steam weekend April 6 and 7. Two trains will run between...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill Rudolph, on Mar 25, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High plant sale today to benefit Special Ed program

The special ed classroom at Foothill High School is having its annual spring plant sale today. Proceeds will support the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mom O2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 943 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 717 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly presents Holiday Fund checks totaling $75,433 to 10 nonprofits

Ten nonprofit organizations have received checks from the Pleasanton Weekly 2012 Holiday Fund campaign that raised $75,433.20...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

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CVS Pharmacy celebrating opening in Pleasanton's Gateway Center

CVS Pharmacy is celebrating the opening of its new Pleasanton store in Gateway Center with special prizes and prices. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Fredo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton's Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 8878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Musical Improv-Puppets of Impulse at Amador Theater!

Creatures of Impulse, Bay Area’s popular teen improv troupe, presents Puppets of Impulse on Tour.  Combining for the first...

Original post made by Celia on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 10, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views

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Escape!

That's not sweat on those exercisers' faces as they pump the pedals of the stationary bicycles -- that's a "sexy glow." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sally R, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 942 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1610 Views
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