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Get home safely on Cinco de Mayo

On Thursday, May 5, the American Automobile Association will be offering free tow and ride home through its Tipsy Tow program....

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on May 5, 2011 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 760 Views

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Valley Humane Society raises $175,000, will stay open

The Valley Humane Society has received $175,000 in donations since announcing last week that it might have to shut down operations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by ..., on Aug 3, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 760 Views

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Marchers will 'Occupy' Tri-Valley

Occupy Oakland is headed to Pleasanton to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of workers from Castlewood Country Club....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 760 Views

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Memorial Day celebrates those who died while serving

Those who gave their lives serving their country were remembered Monday morning at Oak Hill Park in Danville, in a ceremony...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by J. G. REESE, on May 29, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 760 Views

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Cal High senior, friend organize second 'citrus harvest'

During a casual walk to a Pleasanton Raley's store in February 2013, California High student Chris Gilliam and Foothill High...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by mom, on Dec 5, 2014 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 760 Views

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Bay Area gas prices see small spike

Bay Area gas prices have inched up by 4 cents in the past month -- a small hike as the summer travel season approaches, AAA...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on May 12, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 759 Views

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Streetwise: What does 2012 have in store?

As election fever picks up and residents begin to enact their 2012 resolutions, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went t o 24...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 759 Views

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10 reasons to quit cooking your meals

Most people don't think of cooking their food as a bad thing. Chances are, you love baked potatoes, green bean casserole,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 759 Views

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County Fair outpaces all others

The Alameda County Fair, with a 21.5 percent increase in attendance last year, has outpaced all the Top 50 Fairs in America...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by James, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Thanks to Mike Shimansky

I did not know him other than random meetings at the barber shop and the Farmer's Market but I just wanted to show some respect...

Original post made by jrm on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by American, on Jul 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Workshop today on medicare

A representative from Healthnet will facilitate an educational presentation to educate Medicare beneficiaries about the basics...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Debi Crists, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 758 Views

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Restoring the middle class

With "occupy" protests erupting in small bursts of violence and 99 percent-ers calling for a more balanced distribution of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 758 Views

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Mustang Vipers win warm-up tourney

The Mustang Vipers soccer team won the girls under-13 championship of the Pleasanton Soccer City Warm-Up tournament held...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by viper dad, on Apr 2, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Laptops stolen with John Muir patient health info

John Muir Health began notifying more than 5,000 patients on Monday of a potential breach in the security of their personal...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Streetwise: What do you remember most about your mother?

Mother's Day is this Sunday and whether you're making Mom breakfast in bed or getting out her hair for the day, all good...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 5, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Thousands worth of copper stolen from PG&E facility

Approximately $2,000 worth of copper wire was stolen from the PG&E Testing Facility on Crow Canyon Road last week, according...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by FanDanville, on Jul 20, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 757 Views

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Are you over 50 years old and looking for a job?

Walnut Creek Library Foundation will host a free workshop on "Surefire Strategies for Job Seekers Over 50" at 6:30 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 12, 2011 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 756 Views

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"You light up my life?"

Dear Editor, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20006053/barnidge-residents-dont-care-round-hills-bright-idea ...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 756 Views

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Goodguys back at the Fairgrounds this weekend

The Goodguys will hold its 19th annual Summer Get-Together this weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds with more than...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 756 Views

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Ex-colleague testifies in conspiracy trial of SFPD officer from Danville

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury Tuesday of several incidents in 2009 in which he alleged two other...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 19, 2014 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 756 Views
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