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    Pleasanton Relay for Life unites companies and walkers
    When you see the purple ribbons lined up on Main Street and other venues, you just know it is time for the 2013 Pleasanton Relay For Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.The annual event of the Pleasanton relay for Life is scheduled for...
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    Who works on Christmas Eve ?
    From ambulance drivers, care home workers and nurses to police, firefighters, people working in petrol stations, pub, bar and restaurant staff, and, yes, journalists. Many people will forego time with family to work Christmas Eve and Christmas Day...
  • Check out the Tri-Valley Food & Wine Festival
    Tri-Valley Food & Wine Festival
    SanFrancisco world travelers heading for the Tri-Valley Region should be sureto checkout Tri-Valley Food & Wine Festival November 17, from 11:30 am - 4:30pm at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. The festival will showcase premierwine and culinary...
  • Part 3:  Progressional Signage - Eyesore or eye pleaser
    Progressional Signage - Eyesore or eye pleaser
    Signs play an important part in our everyday lives, but they also play an important role in the development of a good heritage tourism profile which is often overlooked. QUIE recommends signage in four general categories and each has equal...
  • Missing Pleasanton teen found dead in EZ-8 motel
    Missing teen found dead in Newark motel
    A missing Pleasanton, Calif. teen that was reported as a runaway was found dead at a Newark motel along with a man, in what police are calling a murder-suicide or double suicide, reports the Contra Costa Times.There has been no positive...
  • Amy Freeman Burton
    Missouri Mother and Daughter Murdered in California
    Amy Freeman Burton, 37, and her daughter Ainsley Freeman, 13 of South Middle School in O'Fallon, Missouri relocated less than a few months ago to Pleasanton, CA which is near Oakland and San Fransico. According to the news, Amy was from...
  • Trail challenges continue: A springtime return to Pleasanton Ridge
    Trail challenges continue: A springtime return to Pleasanton Ridge
    This is the third in a series of articles concerning the East Bay Regional Park District and the Regional Parks Foundation’s 2012 Trails Challenge. Two prior articles have provided an overview of the Challenge and a description of how less...
  • Let the Trails Challenge begin: Experience the Sunol Wilderness Area
    Let the Trails Challenge begin: Experience the Sunol Wilderness Area
    Cattle still roam the 6,859 acre Sunol Regional Wilderness as they have for the past hundred years, but Hulet Hornbecklikely would not have wanted the area's deeper history overlooked. Before the arrival of the keepers of the bovine, Native...
  • House beer
    All the beer you can Handle in Pleasanton
    Late last summer, Handles Gastropub opened up in Pleasanton. I finally dropped by for lunch on a quiet winter day and was glad I did, despite the lengthy drive from Berkeley. If I lived in the Tri-Valley area this would be a regular stop for me...
  • Need a bed
    Give a dog a . . . bed
    This holiday season you can make a small donation that will have a big impact. As you can see from the photo accompanying this article, not every shelter animal has the simple comfort of a bed. That is why this little cutie is shivering on a...
  • If you were not at the Relay where were you ?
    Relaying for lives
    Observations from the 2011 Pleasanton Relay For Life held July 23/24 at the Pleasanton Middle School, which so far has raised over $91,000. The overall theme was one day, one night, one community and one fight. Over 3.5 million people celebrate...
  • Safeway Fast & Furious
    Downtown Pleasanton to host inaugural Safeway ‘Fast & Furious’ races
    Round up the family and join your neighbors in Downtown Pleasanton on Sun., Aug. 7, for the Safeway Fast & Furious Festival powered by Hill Physicians Medical Group. The first annual edition of this wellness and lifestyle event features a full...
  • Primrose Bakery adds sweet flavor  to downtown Pleasanton
    Primrose Bakery adds sweet flavor to downtown Pleasanton
    Primrose Bakery, a hometown favorite to Pleasanton natives, has been around since 1995 and has the accolades to prove it. After visiting the quaint little bakery, I asked myself, "Would I go back there?" My answer was, in a heartbeat....
  • Purple Friday in Pleasanton
    Purple Friday coming to Pleasanton on July 1
    NextFriday July 1, volunteers from the Pleasanton Relay For Life team will use the color purple to decorate several blocks of Main St. in downtown Pleasanton. The theme is Purple Rain and Purple Haze.No, you won't see Prince or the spirit of...
  • Scrapbook Expo scheduled March 18th-19th, 2011 in Pleasanton, California
    Scrapbook Expo scheduled March 18th-19th, 2011 in Pleasanton, CA
    Get ready for the event bay area scrapbookers have been waiting for! The Scrapbook Expo will return to Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California on Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th, 2011.The Scrapbook Expo in Pleasanton will...